The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with North Dakota University System (NDUS) and Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), convened a pilot Leadership Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education (LTTX) on Feb. 7, 2018, in Bismarck, North Dakota.
The event brought together the presidents and senior level staff of 11 colleges and universities from across the state of North Dakota as well as five tribal colleges from the state. More than 75 individuals representing the emergency management, cybersecurity, tribal colleges and operational leadership of each institution in the System attended. Participants also included representatives from federal, state, and local departments and agencies that support campus resilience. The event focused on cybersecurity threats to higher education.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security convened the pilot Leadership Tabletop Exercise (LTTX) in partnership with the North Dakota University System and Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. (DHS OAE)
North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott addresses participants during the pilot Leadership Tabletop Exercise. (DHS OAE)
University leadership and staff discuss cybersecurity at the 2018 North Dakota Leadership Tabletop Exercise. (DHS OAE)
Exercise facilitators guide participants through the cybersecurity exercise at the 2018 North Dakota Leadership Tabletop Exercise. (DHS OAE)