The purpose of this hearing is to provide members the opportunity to hear from witnesses who have studied the issues of cyber security workforce recruitment and retention, as well as those who have had instituted successful recruitment and retention programs for their own workforce.
Important Link: https://homeland.house.gov/hearing/challenges-recruiting-retaining-cybersecurity-workforce/
Learn how to grow your business via contracting opportunities with Miami-Dade County and Florida International University. This powerful networking / outreach event will also include a value-added “Lunch-N-Learn”, under the theme: “Cybersecurity”. This workshop will be a forum where business owners will learn how to take practical measures to protect their business from cyber threats:
- Explore possible contracting opportunities with many Miami-Dade County agencies and FIU Departments.
- Build relationships with large prime contractors and subcontractors.
- Learn how to become certified as a Small Business Enterprise.
- Ensure proper vendor registration.
- What are the biggest cyber threats for small businesses?
- How do I best protect my business against a cyber-breach?
Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee as cyber policy experts discuss the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity’s recently released report on “Securing and Growing the Digital Economy.” The report outlines recommendations to strengthen cybersecurity in the public and private sectors, as well federal governance, critical infrastructure, cybersecurity research and development, cybersecurity workforce, public awareness and education, state and local government cybersecurity, insurance and international issue.
Angel Petisco, CIO and Director of Information Technology, Miami-Dade County
Brian Fonseca, Director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy
Mark Deen, Adjunct Professor, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, United Data Technology
The program is free and open to the public. For more information call (305) 348-2977.
This two-day advanced certificate program will consist of the Enterprise Track, and National and Public Security Track. Participants will learn about organizational structures, processes and legal considerations, as well as be exposed to strategies and how to effectively implement such strategies in the workplace.
Taking place on October 11-12, 2016, this program is designed for lawyers, policy makers, government officials, advisors, business leaders and professionals in the industries of education, finance, energy, healthcare, entertainment, security, national defense and more.
For more information, please visit https://business.fiu.edu/executive-education/cybersecurity/index.cfm or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-348-4217
From critical infrastructure to individual liberties, security and prosperity in the 21stcentury will depend on our ability to mitigate cyber threats and maintain an open and secure Internet. Global demands of the business and civic sectors require transformational thinking. To that end, FIU is driving policy innovation through its international cyber security forum. Join the Green School as we discuss the policies and strategies needed to mitigate cyber threats and defend national security and financial interests.
Presented by: FIU Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
Event Registration: opens at 2:45 PM, with Cafecito Break at 3:05 PM prior to lecture