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  • Wednesday 17th

    October 2018

  • From 08:30 AM

    To 11:00 AM

  • 518 Bellevue Avenue
    Newport, RI 02840 United States

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    Free

Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity & Raising Cybersecurity Awareness within your Organization

On the occasion of the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) – a far-reaching awareness campaign and education initiative led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – the Pell Center is partnering with Anomali, Tech Collective, and Tevora to offer a half-day conference on the growing market for cybersecurity jobs and the need to build a culture of cybersecurity across organizations.

The event will shine a spotlight on the critical need to build a strong, cyber-secure workforce, address the cybersecurity skills gap, and encourage every workplace to create a culture of cybersecurity from the boardroom to the server room. We’ll highlight how a well-trained and cyber-aware workforce can become the first (and best) line of defense for organizations of all sizes and in all sectors, and help them better protect themselves, their employees, and their customers against the most common cyber threats and mitigate, respond to, and recover from cyber incidents. We will also discuss careers in cybersecurity and ways to motivate young students, veterans, and individuals who are looking for a new career or re-entering the workforce to learn more about the field and seek highly fulfilling, well-paying and rewarding cybersecurity jobs.

8:30am-9:00am Networking Breakfast (offered by Anomali & Tevora)

9:00am-9:30am Keynote

9:30am-9:45am Break

9:45am-11:00am: Panel Discussion

 

Speaker: Susan Peediyakkal – Cyber Threat Intelligence Program Lead Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton

 

Panel Members:

O’Shea Bowens – CEO and Founder, Null Hat Security

Joe Provost – Computer Scientist & Professor, Salve Regina University (careers in cybersecurity)

Linn Freedman – Principal, Robinson & Cole (cybersecurity workforce education & training)

Rick Norberg – CEO, Vertikal6 (employees training & awareness)

Clayton Riness – Managing Director Threat Services, Tevora

 

Moderator: Francesca Spidalieri – Senior Fellow for Cyber Leadership, Pell Center, Salve Regina University

 

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