Valerie Vogel

Biography

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

Memberships

EDUCAUSE Member

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Budget-Conscious Roadmap for Information Security Programs
    • Staff Liaison: 2017 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference 2018 Program Committee
    • Staff Liaison: 2017 - Present
  • HEISC Security Assessments Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2010 - 2011
    • Member: 2017 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference 2017 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2016 - 2017
  • ECAR/HEISC Information Security Leadership Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2015 - 2016
  • Security Professionals Conference 2016 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2015 - 2016
  • Higher Education Chief Information Security Officers
    • Staff Liason: 2014 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference 2015 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2014 - 2015
  • HEISC Mentor and PD Team
    • Staff Liason: 2013 - Present
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month Task Force
    • Staff Liason: 2013 - 2014
  • Security Professionals Conference 2014 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2013 - 2014
  • HEISC Metrics Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2007 - 2011
  • Security Professionals Conference 2013 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2012 - 2013
  • Data Privacy Month Task Force
    • Staff Liason: 2012 - 2015
  • IdM Policies Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2012 - 2013
  • Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers
    • Staff Liason: 2011 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference 2012 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2011 - 2012
  • IAM Toolkit & Effective Practices Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2010 - 2012
  • Security 2011 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2010 - 2011
  • HEISC FISMA Compliance Project Team
    • Staff Liason: 2009 - 2011
  • HEISC Governance, Risk, and Compliance Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2009 - Present
  • HEISC Information Security Guide Editorial Board
    • Staff Liason: 2009 - Present
  • Security 2010 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2009 - 2010
  • Cybersecurity Summit 2009 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2009
  • HEISC Electronic Records Management
    • Staff Liason: 2009 - 2011
  • HEISC Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign
    • Staff Liason: 2008 - 2011
  • Security 2009 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2008 - 2009
  • Cybersecurity Summit 2008 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2007 - 2008
  • HEISC Encryption Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2007 - 2008
  • HEISC PCI DSS Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2007 - 2009
  • HEISC Awareness & Training Subgroup
    • Staff Liason: 2007 - 2008
  • 2008 Security Professionals Conference Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2007 - 2008
  • Identity Management Task Force
    • Staff Liason: 2006 - 2011
  • HEISC Video Contest WG
    • Staff Liason: 2006 - 2015
  • HEISC Confidential Data Handling Toolkit WG
    • Staff Liason: 2006 - 2011
  • CYB06 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2006 - 2007
  • 2007 Security Professionals Conference Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2006 - 2007
  • CYB05 Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2005 - 2006
  • HEISC Advisory Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2005 - Present
  • Security Professionals Workshop Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2005
  • ResearchWare WG
    • Staff Liason: 2005
  • HEISC Policies and Legal Issues Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2004 - 2009
  • HEISC Awareness and Training Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2004 - Present
  • HEISC Risk Assessment Working Group
    • Staff Liason: 2004 - 2009
  • HEISC Technologies, Operations, and Practices WG
    • Staff Liason: 2004 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference Program Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2003 - 2006
  • HEISC Executive Committee
    • Staff Liason: 2003 - 2014
  • ANMSI - HBCU
    • Staff Liason: 2001 - 2004
  • ANMSI - HSI
    • Staff Liason: 2001 - 2004
  • ANMSI - TCU
    • Staff Liason: 2001 - 2004
  • ANMSI - Evaluation & Assessment Committee
    • Member: 2001 - 2002