Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Cyber Education Symposium in Arlington, VA - November 19-20, 2013

The Cyber Education Symposium, will take an interdisciplinary approach to cyber education, forcing leaders and educators to understand what is taking place rather than specializing in only one area of security.  The Symposium offers a rare opportunity for the brightest minds in government (.gov), the private sector (.com), and the educational community (.edu) to convene and discuss the best practices and solutions for cybersecurity education.  

The Symposium website is here http://ncsi.com/ces/2013/index.php, and you can find  the agenda herehttp://ncsi.com/ces/2013/agenda.php.

Attendees will:
  • Gain a better understanding of how to provide cyber training to their workforce, and actually how to start that training
  • Discover the best practices, models and approaches for effective, affordable, and sustainable training
  • Hear directly from leaders in government, industry, and academia on the latest trends and challenges in the cybersecurity education and training market
  • Gather best practices covering cybersecurity program creation, financing, and performance
  • Gain a better understanding of the methods and strategies other nations are using to successfully train and educate the next generation of cyber leaders
  • Examine the State of Art in key academic areas – including curricula development, and pedagogy
  • Obtain information on different types of certifications to determine which ones add the greatest value to the workforce
  • Learn about Government programs and initiatives aimed at solving the gap of skilled cybersecurity personnel 

Current Speakers include:
  • Carl Bridges, Ph.D, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs/Provost, Hocking College
  •  Diana L. Burley, Ph.D, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, The George Washington University
  • Jeanne Contardo, Ph.DDirector of Academic Initiatives, Excelsior College
  • Frank Cilluffo, Associate Vice President at the George Washington University and Director of the Homeland Security Policy Institute
  • Charlene DukesPresident, Prince George’s Community College
  • Emily Eckland, Director of Digital Strategy and Awareness Campaigns, National Cyber Security Alliance
  • Jeremy EricksonCenter for Cyber Defenders, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Karen Evans, National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge
  • Richard F. Forno, Ph.DDirector, Graduate Cybersecurity Program A/Director, UMBC Center for Cybersecurity
  • Gary GagnonSenior Vice President, Chief Security Officer and Corporate Director of Cyber security, National Security Engineering Center, DoD Federally Funded Research and Development Center
  • Robert Hutchinson, Center for Cyber Defenders, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Tom Kellerman, Vice President of Cybersecurity for Trend Micro and Professor, American University
  • Cameron Kilberg, Assistant Secretary and Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Virginia’s Secretary of Technology
  • Kelly Koermer, J.D.Executive Director of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security Technology and Joint Ventures, Anne Arundel Community College
  • Margaret Leary, Ph.D, Northern Virginia Community College
  • James Lewis, Ph.D, Senior Fellow and Program Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • Jonathan Margulies, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • The Honorable John O. Marsh Jr., Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, Former Secretary of the Army and Virginia Congressman
  • Keith Marzullo, National Science Foundation
  • Elizabeth McDaniel, Ph.D, Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses
  • Ernest McDuffie, Ph.D, Lead for National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, (NICE), National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Diane R. Murphy, Ph.D, Chair, Information Technology and Management Science, Marymount University
  • Casey W. O’Brien, Director and Principal Investigator, National CyberWatch Center
  • Mohammad Qayoumi, President, San Jose State University
  • LTC David Raymond, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Army Cyber Center at West Point
  • Harvey Rishikof, Professor of Law at the iUniversity at Drexel University, Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and Nation Security Advisory Committee, Co-Chair of the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, Board of Visitors of the National Intelligence University
  • Gerald Talbot, Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
  • Mark Troutman, Ph.D, Associate Director, Center for Infrastructure Protection/Homeland Security, George Mason University
  • Dena Haritos Tsamitis, Ph.DDirector, Information Networking Institute and Director of Education, Training, and Outreach, Carnegie Mellon CyLab

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