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Jason Pufahl

Chief Information Security Officer

University of Connecticut

Jason Pufahl is the Chief Information Security Officer for the University of Connecticut. With 17 years of experience in IT, Jason is CISSP and CISM-Certified. He has spent the last 10 years dedicated to information and networking security with expertise in: security awareness and training, business continuity planning, risk management, incident handling, regulatory compliance, policy creation, IPS/IDS implementation, Firewalling, VPN, bandwidth controls, wireless security, network admission controls and abuse control.

About 18 months ago, Jason founded the Connecticut Higher Education Roundtable on Information Security (CHERIS) to provide for the opportunity for sharing of best practices in the field of information security targeted at higher education institutions in Connecticut. The group meets quarterly and has provided a valuable forum for 22 of 23 participating schools to collaborate and gain a better understanding of security practices at each institution.

Jason will be presenting "Don't Live in Fear of Spoliation" during CCRI's Security Awareness Day.

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Last Updated: 9/22/15