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Cisco at EDUCAUSE 2019

October 14–17, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois

Smarter campus, successful students.

Thank you for visiting Cisco’s booth at EDUCAUSE 2019. We hope you walked away with a better understanding of how Cisco technologies can help create a smarter campus through active learning, in-person and virtual communities, and resources that offer vital support to the student experience.

If you were not able to attend or missed any of our customer speaking sessions or demos, we invite you to learn more about our education solutions today.

Cisco industry sessions

Small Team, Big Impact: How UNCP Built a Security Culture

Panelist: Don Bryant

The two-person cybersecurity team at The University of North Carolina, Pembroke, is small but mighty. In just three years, they implemented an integrated, automated security portfolio, amplified with threat intelligence, to safeguard campus, slashing the number of serious incidents from 20 a day to just one or two a week.

  • Learn how CISO Don Bryant built a “culture of security”, including growing support for technology investments
  • Understand how integrated security capabilities prepare UNCP to combat an expansive threat landscape
  • Learn innovative ways UNCP augments its team, including the program that brings Wounded Warriors with cybersecurity expertise to campus


Increasing Student Success with High-Density Wi-Fi

Panelists: Barry Arnold, Marc Benner, Peter Williams

From move-in to graduation day, students require reliable connectivity to be successful. With the emergence of Wi-Fi 6, it is even more important to ensure students can use devices everywhere on campus. Learn how higher education leaders tackle density and device challenges while creating unique experiences, all through Wi-Fi.

  • Understand best practices for identifying and deploying campus-wide Wi-Fi
  • Learn how to use Wi-Fi and connected technologies to improve student experiences
  • Hear how three cutting-edge institutions approach their Wi-Fi strategies

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Small Team, Big Impact: How UNCP Built a Security Culture

Don Bryant, CISO at UNC-Pembroke, explains how a two-person cybersecurity team reduced the number of threats from 20/day to 1-2/week.

How to Increase Student Success w/ High Density Wi-Fi

A panel of Higher Ed experts explain how they tackled the challenges of deploying campus-wide Wi-Fi.

At UNCP, cybersecurity is part of a campus culture

Taking steps to stay safe online is a year-round effort, but every October—during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—things are ramped up a notch.

Changing lives through education: 4 best practices for success

Changing lives starts by ensuring that everyone on campus has what they need to overcome what might traditionally be obstacles to success. This can start with technology.