Events

SecureWorld Detroit

Cobo Center | October 1, 2019

Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. For the past 17 years, SecureWorld conferences have provided more content and facilitated more professional connections than any other event in the InfoSec industry.

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Retr3at Cybersecurity Conference 2019

4 October 2019

On October 4, 2019, Montreat College’s Center for Cybersecurity Education and Leadership will host RETR3AT, a conference designed to engage, educate, and raise awareness about cybersecurity in Western North Carolina and beyond. In its fourth year, RETR3AT goes beyond the “1s and 0s” approach to cybersecurity training, challenging attendees to think about how to lead in protecting their organization’s information within an ethical framework.

Montreat, NC | Conference Website | Questions

Borderless Cyber & Cyber Next Summit

The National Press Club, Washington, D.C. | October 8 - 10, 2019

Connect with cybersecurity experts from government, intelligence agencies, and industry to openly discuss the challenges and advancements in managing cyber threats. Program content is specifically designed to empower network defense teams with the latest in threat intelligence, automation, and orchestration.

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EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar – Influencing a Security Culture: From Community College to Ivy League

Virtual | October 8, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Oh no, not another security awareness session! While the answer to that is yes, this will not be your typical session on security awareness. You'll hear ideas and solutions to engage your community, no matter your institution's size, Carnegie designation, or public or private status.

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SecureWorld Dallas

Plano Centre | October 9 - October 10, 2019

Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. For the past 17 years, SecureWorld conferences have provided more content and facilitated more professional connections than any other event in the InfoSec industry.

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CyberSecure My Business Webinar: Cybersecuring The Supply Chain – Make Cybersecurity A Competitive Advantage

Virtual | Wednesday, October 9, 2-3 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT

Join the National Cyber Security Alliance and special guests for our National Cybersecurity Awareness Month webinar, during which we’ll provide resources and guidance on how you can take your supply chain risk strategy to the next level.

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SecureWorld Twin Cities

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis | October 16, 2019

Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. For the past 17 years, SecureWorld conferences have provided more content and facilitated more professional connections than any other event in the InfoSec industry.

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Sp4rkCon by the Bay 2019

Sunnyvale, CA | October 17, 2019, 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm (PST)

Sp4rkCon is an information security conference presented by Walmart that features insightful technical talks from industry-leading information security professionals. Presentations cover emerging trends, offense and defense strategies and the latest tools to secure data. Sp4rkCon brings experienced techies and beginners together to share ideas, hacks and discuss security strategies.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Colloquia

UNC Wilmington | Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

On 18 October 2019, UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education (CCDE) will host the first annual Cybersecurity Awareness Colloquia. This one-day conference, held during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, will highlight the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NICE Framework), published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The Colloquia will be held at the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE).

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CyberSecure Your Business™ Workshop – Austin, TX

Etchieson Ethics Center, Austin, TX | Tuesday, October 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Small and medium-sized organizations have valuable data which makes them prime targets for cybercriminals. The National Cyber Security Alliance has developed a free hands-on half-day workshop to help such organizations.

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SecureWorld Denver

The Cable Center | October 29 - October 30, 2019

Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. For the past 17 years, SecureWorld conferences have provided more content and facilitated more professional connections than any other event in the InfoSec industry.

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InfoSec Inspire 2019

Chicago, IL | November 4 - 7, 2019

Inspire provides the environment and mental breathing room to step away from the day-to-day of your security awareness program. A chance to think big and well... be inspired. Surrounded by like-minded peers, it's your best opportunity to share and uncover actionable security training strategies, exchange challenges and celebrate wins.

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CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar: Point-of-Sale and E-Commerce Security for Small Merchants

Virtual | Tuesday, November 12, 2-3 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST

Due to the increase in consumer retail shopping during the holiday season, it is imperative owners and operators understand steps they can take to secure their e-commerce and point-of-sale systems. The National Cyber Security Alliance will be joined by our partners at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to share their expertise and resources.

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SecureWorld Seattle

Meydenbauer Center | November 13 - November 14, 2019

Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. For the past 17 years, SecureWorld conferences have provided more content and facilitated more professional connections than any other event in the InfoSec industry.

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CyberSecure My Family & Home: Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel, Indianapolis, IN | Wednesday, November 14, 9-11 a.m. EST

Don't let cybercriminals into your home! This free, 2-hour workshop, facilitated by the National Cyber Security Alliance is for individuals with little to no cybersecurity expertise but everyone is welcome to attend.

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CyberSecure My Business™ Workshop: Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel, Indianapolis, IN | Wednesday, November 14, 1-4 p.m. EST

Small and medium-sized organizations have valuable data which makes them prime targets for cybercriminals. The National Cyber Security Alliance has developed a free hands-on half-day workshop to help such organizations.

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NICE Conference and Expo 2019

1820 November 2019

The annual NICE Conference and Expo brings together thought leaders from industry, government, academia, and non-profit organizations to address the community's cybersecurity education, training, and workforce needs. This event provides an opportunity to share best practices from around the world and across sectors in order to build the workforce we need to confront cybersecurity risks today and in years to come.

This year’s conference, hosted by Florida International University, New America, and Arizona State University, marks the 10-year anniversary of the NICE Conference and Expo, and will host over 30 presentations, 40 professional exhibitors, and a projected 600+ attendees.

Phoenix, AZ | Conference Website | Questions

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV | December 10 - 12, 2019

Everything you do is governed by who you are. Today’s IAM leaders are positioned to help the business thrive in the evolving digital landscape. Join 1,900+ of the greatest minds in IAM to dive into an agenda focused on multifactor authentication, hybrid and multi cloud, PAM, IGA, SSO, CIAM and more. Learn from Gartner experts and the successes of your peers to better secure your entire organization – as soon as you return to the office.

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CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar: Cybersecure Your Social Media – Tips and Resources

Virtual | Tuesday, December 10, 2-3 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST

Join the National Cyber Security Alliance and partners as we discuss ways to use social media securely so you can continue leveraging them to grow your business.

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2019 NICE K12 CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION CONFERENCE

910 December 2019

The theme for the 2019 conference is, “Innovation, Vision, Imagination: Harnessing the talent of today to build the cybersecurity workforce of the future.” Join us as we expand the national effort to promote and increase the K12 cybersecurity education programs on-going throughout the country, and address how K12 education is uniquely positioned to accelerate learning, identify methods to best nurture a diverse learning community, and provide approaches to guide career development and workforce planning for students.

Garden Grove, CA | Conference Website | Questions

7TH NATIONAL WOMEN IN CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE (WICYS 2020)

Denver (Aurora), CO | Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10 am to Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 6:30pm

Join us for the largest cybersecurity conference where we have comparable representation of students and professionals in the audience.

The WiCyS conference will offer:

  • Technical presentations
  • Technical workshops
  • Student Poster competitions (winners receive travel grants)
  • Birds-of Feather discussions
  • Career Village with mentoring and networking session
  • Panel discussions
  • Lightning talks
  • Career and graduate school fair (expecting 100+ organizations)

Dedicated meet ups for:

  • SFS Scholars
  • WiCyS Students chapters
  • WiCyS affiliates
  • Faculty with funding agency leaders

Join WiCyS organization to access community portal, speaker bureau, career central among other member exclusive features.

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KNOW Identity

Las Vegas, MGM Grand | April 5 - 8, 2020

The KNOW Identity Conference is the industry-leading identity event. With 2000+ attendees and 50+ content-rich sessions, KNOW is a powerful, immersive event, where the leading edge of digital identity gets sharper. In 2020, we're showcasing five brand new programming tracks: Risk & Compliance, User Experience, Security, Inclusion, and Data Economy.

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2020 NATIONAL CYBER SUMMIT

Huntsville, AL | Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:00am to Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7:00pm

The National Cyber Summit is the nation’s most innovative cyber security-technology event, offering unique educational, collaborative and workforce development opportunities for industry visionaries and rising leaders. Our core focus is on two things: accessibility and connectivity.

https://youtu.be/TULagd52cXw

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Highlights from previous Events

Photo montage: Bob Duhainy and image of Walden University sign.

Day of Cyber @WaldenU

The Day of Cyber team interviewed Bob Duhainy, PhD, Principal Investigator, Core Faculty, School of Management and Technology and Doctor of Information Technology at Walden University. Read the full article.

Community College CyberSecurity Summit (3CS)

 Dr. Mack Chapman discussing our programs with potential candidates.
Dr. Mack Chapman discussing our programs with potential candidates.

Dr. Mack Chapman and Dr. Gary Griffith attended the Community College CyberSecurity Summit (3CS) that was held on August 2–4, 2018 at Mount Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon. The 3CS conference is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges. This yearly conference is held at different community colleges around the United States to promote Cybersecurity best practices. The outcomes of 3CS leverage community college cybersecurity programs across the nation by introducing the latest technologies, best practices, curricula, products, and more.

Dr. Griffith discussing our programs with potential candidates.
Dr. Griffith discussing our programs with potential candidates.

Dr. Chapman and Dr. Griffith attended 2018’s 3CS conference to promote Walden University’s, College of Management and Technology, School of Information Systems and Technology’s Cyber Security and Information Assurance programs. The School of Information Systems and Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Cyber Security and Forensics program is recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). The School of Information Systems and Technology also offers students master’s degrees in cyber security, and in the Doctor of Information Technology program, students can tailor their research into areas of Cyber Security/Information Assurance that is of greatest interest to our students.

Walden booth at Community College CyberSecurity Summit (3CS)

We had an Excellent Booth location to meet potential students.

Along with promoting our cyber security programs, we were also working to create articulation agreements with community colleges that would give community college students pathways to further their education in Cyber Security at Walden.

Amy Pavlo and Dr. Karlyn Barilovits

National Cyber Summit

Pictured to the right are Amy Pavlo (on left) and Dr. Karlyn Barilovits (on right) at the National Cyber Summit. Amy is attending Walden University working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology in the Cyber Security and Forensics program. Dr. Barilovits, Dean of School of Information Systems and Technology at Walden University, is a member of Women and Minorities in Cyber Security working group, a subcommittee of the Colloquium for Information Security Education (CISSE). Thanks to Walden University membership in the CISSE, Dr. Barilovits was able to apply for a grant offered by the National Science Foundation (NFS) which provided the funding for Amy to attend the National Cyber Summit held in VON BRAUN CENTER in Huntsville, AL on June 7–9, 2016.

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