May 2016  /  Memorial Union  /  Washburn University  /  Topeka, KS 66621


Ben McGuire

Ben McGuire

Senior Research Analyst
EAB IT Forum

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Ben McGuire will be presenting EAB’s report on “Elevating Security Awareness”. This report contains relevant data, best practices and suggested strategies.

Ben McGuire is a Senior Research Analyst with EAB’s IT Forum, developing best practice research and tools for the Forum’s 170+ CIO members. During his tenure with the IT Forum, Ben has conducted research into engaging campus partners in IT security awareness, benchmarked business intelligence investments across higher education, and helped develop an IT functional diagnostic to map the maturity and importance of IT capabilities in the education space. This year, Ben’s research focused on the best roles for IT to play in supporting student success efforts across campus.

Established in 2007, the Education Advisory Board (EAB) is a trusted advisor and performance improvement partner to 1,000+ colleges across North Americana and Europe. EAB serves member institutions through best practice research, data analytics, technology, and consulting services, with over 650 dedicated researchers, consultants, engineers, and data scientists on hand to solve higher education’s critical ‘up at night’ issues.