WGU Infosec Bloginar

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Dear Student,
Did you know that WGU has its very own Information Security and Assurance Center? The ISA Center is housed in WGU’s Alumni community.
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WGU’s ISA Center would like to invite you to our upcoming-featured [FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Bloginars[/FONT][/FONT], which provide you with the latest information and research in the [FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]information security and assurance [/FONT][/FONT]industry.
What is a Bloginar you ask? Each Bloginar focus will introduce new information security and assurance topics, including discussions about [FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Federal Compliance [/FONT][/FONT]and [FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Jobs in CyberSecurity[/FONT][/FONT]. You’ll have the opportunity to submit your questions and comments before or during the discussions. Each discussion will be archived so you can refer back to it later.
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Wondering what makes our information security/assurance Bloginar series worth attending? Here are just a few reasons: [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Many of our information security/assurance Bloginars are presented by WGU’s own staff—experts in the field of information security [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Guest presenters of our information security/assurance Bloginars are hand-selected and represent the unparalleled leaders of the information security/assurance industry, including [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Calibri,Calibri][FONT=Calibri,Calibri]Jerry Davis, Deputy CIT, IT Security, NASA, and Don Goff, PhD, [/FONT][/FONT]Vice President, Strategic Consulting Group, Criterion Systems, Inc. Vienna, VA.
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Ready to check out our [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]upcoming featured Bloginars[/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]? We'd like to invite you to attend the following April Bloginars: [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Featured Bloginars: [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Federal Compliance - [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[/FONT]This Bloginar's goal is to expose you to FISMA, DIACAP, DSCD-6, and introduce you to the NIST 800-series and why are they important to you as an information security professional.
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Presenter: [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Jerry L. Davis, Deputy CIT, IT Security, NASA [/FONT]
[/FONT]Jerry is the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO), IT Security for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Jerry’s role is to provide thought leadership and oversee all aspects of Information Security and privacy for the Agency to include the development and implementation of enterprise-wide IT security engineering and architecture, IT security governance and IT security operations capabilities. Jerry’s division also generates IT and data security solutions and services to the Agency’s Space Operations, Science, Exploration Systems and Aeronautics Research Mission Directorates programs and projects, while proactively defending $1.6 billion in annual IT investments. Previously, Jerry served as the DCIO for the Department of Education overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Department’s enterprise-wide IT infrastructure. During his tenure at the Department, Jerry also served as the Department’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director, Information Assurance (IA). Department of Defense (DoD) and federal civilian agencies. Jerry held a staff position with the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Directorate of Operations (DO) for several years. Jerry is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps and trained as a Counterintelligence Specialist with focus on Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations. Mr. Davis was also selected as 2009 North America Information Security Executive of the Year by the Executive Alliance.
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[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Event Date: 4/2/2009 [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Event Time: 11:30 am EDT, 10:30 am CDT, 9:30 am MDT, and 8:30 am PDT. [/FONT]
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[FONT=Corbel,Corbel]URL: [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Calibri,Calibri][FONT=Calibri,Calibri]http://www.wgu.edu/securityblogs/fedcompliance [/FONT]
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[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Cybersecurity Jobs - [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[/FONT]This Bloginar's goal is talk about jobs in cybersecurity. We will focus on the new NSA and DHS facilities coming to the greater Salt Lake City area and are featuring some human resource professionals that can tell you first hand what hirers are looking for. The discussion will include clearances, professional certifications, and, of course, degrees.
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Presenter: [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Don Goff, PhD. [/FONT]
[/FONT]Don is currently Vice President, Strategic Consulting Group, Criterion Systems, Inc. Vienna, VA. Don has over thirty years experience in business, education and the
military. Don is nationally recognized for his subject matter expertise in information assurance and homeland security. Additionally, Don built a large scale information assurance academic program at the University of Maryland University College in the online environment—designated a Center of Excellence by NSA and DHS. Retired US Army Reserve. Member and chair of numerous national blue ribbon panels on information security. He is a corporate visitor to CSSIA, an advisor to Capitol College, and occasional visiting lecturer at Purdue University's summer faculty series in Information Assurance. HE has frequently presented at the Colloquium on Information Systems Security Education (CISSE)and for AFCEA.
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[FONT=Corbel,Corbel][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Event Date: 4/16/2010 [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Corbel,Corbel]
[FONT=Corbel,Corbel]Event Time: 11:30 am EDT, 10:30 am CDT, 9:30 am MDT, and 8:30 am PDT. [/FONT]
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