Valerie Vogel


Valerie M. Vogel has worked in higher education for over 17 years. She joined EDUCAUSE in 2000 and currently serves as Senior Manager for the Cybersecurity Program. She is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and management of the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) and the annual Security Professionals Conference, as well as other cybersecurity and privacy activities for the higher education community. Previously, Valerie provided administrative support on behalf of EDUCAUSE for the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Advanced Networking with Minority Serving Institutions (AN-MSI). Prior to joining EDUCAUSE, Valerie worked for SAIC as a documentation specialist. Valerie holds a BS in Psychology from James Madison University.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • A Tale of 3 CISOs
    • Blog

    This blog post provides a synopsis of the 2017 RSA Conference panel session "Up for the Challenge? Learn How to Become a Successful Higher Education CISO" with moderator Joanna Grama and panelists Neal Fisch, Randy Marchany, and Tina Thorstenson. See what our experts shared with attendees.

  • Privacy Year-Round
    • Blog

    As the EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity Initiative month-long focus on privacy awareness comes to an end, this blog shares how you can be #PrivacyAware all year long.

EDUCAUSE Presentations



EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Security Professionals Conference 2018 Program Committee
    • PROGRAM, 2017 - 0001
  • HEISC Security Assessments Working Group
    • Working Group, 2017 - 0001
  • HEISC Security Assessments Working Group
    • Working Group, 2016 - 0001
  • Security Professionals Conference 2017 Program Committee
    • PROGRAM, 2016 - 2017
  • Policy Advisory Committee
    • ADVISORY, 2015 - 0001