Ransomeware, Prepare…or Pay the Fare

Ransomeware, Prepare…or Pay the Fare

Ransomware is on the rise, particularly in the finance industry. Hear from industry leaders about ransomware’s impact, latest trends, and what you can do to protect yourself and your company.
Bray Barnes, Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives, NCI
Dr. Jim Jones, Associate Professor, George Mason University
Kim Farington, CFO, FirstNet, Office of Peronnel Management
Sam Mok, former CFO and Comptroller, US Dept. of Treasury/former CFO US Dept. of Labor
Celebrating National Cybersecurity Month 2016
The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is pleased to announce its 2016 Cybersecurity Month activities. The purpose of this speaker’s series is to highlight key issues facing information assurance & security in some of our most important industry sectors. During the months of October and November, we will feature panel discussions with cyber experts in the finance, telecommunications, energy/utility, health care, and government arenas. These events are open to the public, educators, students, and all who are interested in the cyber defense issues that we are facing today.

To view the webinar recording click here

More about the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI)
The NCI is shaping a coordinated effort to build the cybersecurity workforce and influence an informed leadership base that implements cutting-edge cybersecurity policy. The NCI will target the development of effective cybersecurity practice in specific sectors, including health care, finance, utilities/energy, telecommunications, and education/training. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security designated Excelsior College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, a recognition which extends through 2019. NCI will target the development of effective cybersecurity practice and increase knowledge of cybersecurity to help meet workforce demands with analysis of specific sectors.



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