Case Study: Shawnee Heights

How digitization drives security resilience

Cisco Secure provides the security visibility Shawnee Heights Unified School District 450 needs to help ensure the safety and success of over 3700 students and 5500 devices on campus and beyond.



  • Integrate multi-vendor security systems into one view
  • Visibility and security for 5500 connected devices
  • Protect sensitive information, data, apps, and users
  • Reduce the risk of threats and save IT resource time


  • Platform approach with a simplified and singular view
  • Remediation enhanced by automated threat response
  • Significant reduction in threats
  • Reduced burden on IT staff
  • Secure online environment for 3700 students

The hero behind the story

SecureX gives us the in-depth visibility that we need and offers the ability to automate workflows, to keep those threats from impacting users and devices throughout the district and gives our staff the time to focus on other projects and move the district forward from a technology standpoint.

Blair Anderson, Director of IT of Shawnee Heights Unified School District 450 and Cisco Insider Advocates Cybersecurity Ambassador

Who is Shawnee Heights Unified School District 450?

Industry: Education

Location: Tecumseh, KS

Size: 3700 students preschool to grade 12