Everything is connected. Everyone is connected. For better or worse in our society information is the key to wealth and the primary means of survival. As we grow evermore connected the threat fabric increases at an alarming rate. In this talk I will present some of the trends I am seeing in the cybersecurity probable causes and mitigation. I will relate these trends to my clients threat landscape and how it affects the public. In addition I will discuss the certification vs education vs experience in cybersecurity. MHB Jr
Melvin H Barnes Jr
6:30 - Social Hour
7:15 - Dinner
8:00 - Presentation
9:00 – Adjourn
4515 Willard Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-3622
FREE VALET PARKING
About the speaker:
Melvin Barnes is the married proud father of two teenage boys. Outside of cybersecurity his interests are science fiction, remote controlled vehicles, professional football, rugby, computer/console gaming, and travel.
Melvin Barnes has 26+ years of security and program development experience. He is an employee of the National Security Agency. He is currently the IT Security Technical Director for his assigned group. Melvin has worked on programs in the following areas: PKI, Information Operations, Smart Card Technologies, and Information Assurance.
Melvin has also worked as a contractor. Clients include the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the electrical energy industry. His consulting company is CIP Assurance, LLC.
BS Degree: Electrical Engineering - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
MS Degree: Systems Analysis & Management - George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Cost (Pay by cash, check or credit card at the door):
AITP Members: $25
Student Members: $15
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