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Cybersecurity Best Practices:
Texas K-12

Zoom | Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | 1:30PM - 2:30PM CT

Improving the cybersecurity posture of Texas Schools and Education Service Centers is essential to protecting the sensitive information shared by staff and students. According to Gartner, on a scale of 1 to 5, the average rating of the cybersecurity posture of K-12 schools is 2.

Join Proofpoint and special guest speaker, Frosty Walker, Founder and CEO of ATX Cybersecurity Strategies, to learn how to improve your approach to managing cybersecurity risk at your school or district and gain insights into relevant legislative updates.

At this virtual meeting, we’ll discuss:

  • Improving your cybersecurity posture while working with limited resources
  • Understanding the functions of a cybersecurity framework
  • K-12 best practices
  • Getting leadership more involved


June 1

  • 1:30PM - 1:35PM CT
    Welcome and Introductions
  • 1:35PM - 2:20PM CT
    Cybersecurity Best Practices: Texas K-12
  • 2:20PM - 2:30PM CT

Featured Speaker

Frosty Walker
Frosty Walker | CEO/Founder, ATX Cybersecurity Strategies

Frosty Walker is the CEO/Founder of ATX Cybersecurity Strategies (ATXCS) which he founded in early 2020. Prior to founding ATXCS, Frosty spent six years as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Texas Education Agency improving TEA’s cybersecurity posture and working closely with K-12 schools across Texas. Before joining TEA, Frosty spent nine years as the Information Security Officer for the Texas Secretary of State, helping protect Texas election data against cybersecurity threats. He also spent ten years with AT&T’s Legal division providing litigation support involving cybersecurity. Frosty served for two years on the Texas Cybersecurity Council addressing cybersecurity concerns for both the Texas public and private sectors. He served eight years on the Texas State Information Security Advisory Committee establishing cybersecurity guidelines for state agencies and higher education. Frosty has a BA degree from Texas Tech University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), ITIL certification # GR750218549FW and is a certified Cybersecurity Incident Response Instructor for Software Engineering Institute (SEI) / Carnegie Mellon.

Who Should Attend

This event is suitable for information security decision makers, including: CXO, VP of IT, Director of IT; mid-level information security management (Senior Security Manager, IT Security Manager, IT Manager) and technical information security practitioners (Security Engineer, Messaging Architect, IT Analyst).

NOTE: Registration requires a valid email address from your organization’s domain. Gmail, Hotmail, AOL, Yahoo or similar ISPs are not accepted.
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Earn CPE Credit

This event is approved and endorsed by (ISC)2 and CPE credits will automatically be credited to your member account within four to six weeks.