Applied Information Management

The Top Threats to You, Your Brand, and Your Livelihood…and the Solutions

Cyberattacks can ruin your reputation and financial security. As they become more common you need to know how to protect your company, yourself, and your family. We will discuss the types of risks present today and show how you can mitigate them through preventative and detective measures.

Join us the evening of September 27 when University of Oregon Chief Information Security Officer Will Laney explores how information security risks can affect you and your brand.

You will learn:

  • What a phish is and how to detect them;
  • Which applications you need to ensure you are always up to date on patches;
  • How to keep your operating system up to date; and
  • How to stay safe on social media.

Learn how to thwart your threats!

Date: September 27, 2016
Time: 6:00–7:00 p.m. networking hour, 7:00–8:00 p.m. speaker presentation
Location: White Stag Block, Room 142/144, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR
Cost: $10; enjoy appetizers and two drink tickets.

Will Laney, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Oregon

Will Laney joined University of Oregon as Chief Information Security Officer in November 2014. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible for overseeing and coordinating programs to protect the university's information and reputational assets and for communicating security-related best practices to students, faculty, and staff. He reports to Chris Krabiel, Interim Vice Provost for Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO), and oversees the security team in Information Services. Laney comes to Oregon from the University of Georgia, where he served as Associate Director of UGA's Office of Information Security. In that role, he was responsible for educating the campus community about information security and for leading the university's risk management effort. Previously Laney served as the first IT auditor for UGA and as an IT examiner for the Federal Reserve System.

The AIM Program is a multidisciplinary master's degree, jointly coordinated through the University of Oregon Graduate School and Academic Extension. The program is geared toward mid-career, full-time working professionals and is designed to be completed online in two-and-a-half to three years, with an accelerated option available for faster completion.

To learn more, please contact us at or 800-824-2714.

PUBLISHED: September 2, 2016