EDUCAUSE 2018: SonicWall Heads to Denver

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference hosts the best minds in higher education IT. The event empowers professionals and technology providers from around the world to network, share ideas, grow professionally and discover solutions to solve today’s cybersecurity and IT challenges. And we’re going to be there.


Oct. 30 – Nov. 1

Booth 1003
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colo.

Join SonicWall at EDUCAUSE, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Meet SonicWall security experts at Booth 1003, where we are joining long-time partner Dell on the conference floor.

Safeguarding many of the world’s best-known universities, SonicWall empowers security teams with the full breadth of high-performance, scalable security solutions and services that allow educators to realize the promise of tech-savvy learning and research environments.

To demonstrate these capabilities, SonicWall will showcase key solutions to better protect institutions of higher education.

Demo 1: Email Security & Content Protection

SonicWall Email Security, which is available for G Suite and Office 365, helps eliminate email-borne spam, phishing, viruses, spyware and data leaks. It’s also integrated with the SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) cloud sandbox to inspect and mitigate malicious attachments and URLs. The demo will feature:

Demo 2: Analytics & Visibility

The SonicWall Capture Security Center helps higher education institutions unify security governance, compliance and risk management. By establishing a holistic, connected approach to security orchestration, Capture Security Center can federate all operational aspects of the SonicWall security ecosystem. It also delivers campus IT admins real-time analytics and risk scores.

Available on SonicWall next-generation firewalls, integrated DPI-SSL technology can decrypt and inspect SSL/TLS traffic for encrypted threats, and Capture ATP delivers AI protection for block-until-verdict mitigation against both known and unknown cyberattacks. The demo will feature:

Event Program Tracks

EDUCAUSE conference content is carefully crafted and curated by institutional and industry presenters. Event discussions are categorized into the following tracks:

  • Creating a Culture of Data-Informed Decision-Making
  • Evolving Infrastructure and Enterprise IT
  • Exploring Innovation in Teaching and Learning
  • Leading and Partnering Across the Institution
  • Managing and Reducing Information Technology Risk
  • Transforming the Student Experience

Experience EDUCAUSE Online

Can’t make the event in Denver? Experience the conference online with Encore! The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018. The online program features the highest-rated, member-driven content organized across key areas of community interest.

Just like the actual conference, Encore! is tailored for higher ed IT professionals with over 50 presenters, 33 sessions and over 24 hours of session content, including content captured from the featured sessions in Denver.


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John Mullen
Business Development Executive | SonicWall
John E. Mullen serves as Business Development Executive for SonicWall, focusing on the state, local government, K12 and higher education markets. Across a career that spans more than 30 years, John offers extensive experience with computing systems requiring deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries. He is noted for success in building relationships with C-level decision-makers, as well as offering extensive expertise in advanced sales, marketing and product management disciplines. Based in Austin, Texas, John holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mi., and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business in Santa Clara, Calif.
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