The FBI’s Perspective on Cyber Security in K-12

Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Editor-at-Large

While cyber threats are exponentially increasing in volume, diversity and sophistication, they are rapidly outstripping our ability to safeguard critical data, applications and systems.

Join us to hear Christopher Thomas, Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI:
•    Explain how the FBI addresses the cyber threat
•    Discuss the cyber threat landscape in K-12
•    Provide prevention and mitigation techniques that you can implement on your campus
We will also learn about specific network security solutions available to schools from Robin Witty, Aruba’s Senior Product and Solutions Marketing Manager.

Meet Your Speakers

Christopher Thomas
Supervisory Special Agent,

Supervisory Special Agent Christopher Thomas is a 16-year veteran of the FBI, having worked within Cyber Program for most of his career.  He held previous assignments working at FBI headquarters and overseas, and he now serves as the Supervisor of the FBI Sacramento’s Computer Intrusion and Digital Forensic programs.

Elaine Shuck
Senior Manager, Vertical Marketing, Aruba

Elaine Shuck is Sr. Manager, Vertical Marketing.  Over her 25+ year career, she has brought stimulating and engaging digital learning opportunities to K-12 schools and higher education institutions. She has held education-related roles with Polycom and i2i Technologies. Her work ranges from global hands-on demonstrations to educators, state and government entities, healthcare providers and corporate groups globally to reaching out to partners as well as facilitating hybrid solutions that enhance education and training. Shuck holds a BA in sociology from Arizona State University and an M.Ed. from Nova Southeastern University.

Robin Witty
Senior Product and Solutions Marketing Manager

Robin Witty is a Senior Product Marketing Manager with over 15 years experience in cyber security and wireless technologies. Working in companies large and small, Robin held strategic roles across product marketing and business development at organizations such as McAfee, PGP, Palm and Apple. At Aruba, Robin is responsible for IntroSpect UEBA/NTA, IoT security, and the broader Aruba Security portfolio.