UMUC Webinar: Are We Ready To Defend Cyberspace?
Date: Thursday March 14, 2013
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
This free Webinar features Debora A. Plunkett, director of the Information Assurance Directorate at the National Security Agency. Ms. Plunkett will share her insights about rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities and trends. She will discuss emerging cybersecurity strategies to protect and defend cyberspace and shed light on the importance of preparing a robust cyber workforce to defend our national information infrastructure.
The Webinar is free and open to the UMUC community and the public. Registration is required.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions for joining the Webinar. For additional information, please contact the Center for Security Studies by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 240-684-2432.
About the Speaker
Debora A. Plunkett serves as director of the Information Assurance Directorate at the National Security Agency (NSA). She leads our nation’s efforts to protect and defend our critical information infrastructure. Previously, Ms. Plunkett held other NSA leadership positions in signals intelligence and information assurance. She also served as a director on the National Security Council at the White House during the Clinton and Bush administrations. In this role, she led the development of national cybersecurity policy to secure and defend our critical information infrastructure. Ms. Plunkett has received numerous awards and honors, including being named by the president as a Meritorious Executive in the Senior Cryptologic Executive Service.