Are you being asked to shape how your organization protects its customer data or email systems? Are your customers relying on you to protect their payment information? Do you need a place to start learning about fundamental cybersecurity concepts?
This two-week crash course is designed for leaders, professionals, and entrepreneurs who have a limited technical background related to cybersecurity, data security, and information technology. The JMU Cybersecurity Basics for Managers noncredit certificate program is discussion-oriented and formatted for the working professional.
Participants will gain knowledge that can inform their strategies to mitigate cybersecurity risks, secure data and information, build secure infrastructure, and hire qualified personnel and vendors.
- Monday, July 15 | In-Person, 9:00am-4:30pm (Downtown Harrisonburg)
- Thursday, July 18 | Online, 9:00-11:00am
- Monday, July 22 | In-Person, 9:00am-4:30pm (Downtown Harrisonburg)
- Thursday, July 25 | Online, 9:00-11:00am
About the Instructor
David Cafaro, CISSP/CCSP has been working in Information Technology for over two decades with a heavy focus on information security. Currently he is an Information Security Officer at Capital One where he leads a team providing security and risk management expertise on application, cloud, and on-prem technologies. Though currently working in the financial sector, his career has brought him through a variety of industries including environmental lab testing, government, telecommunications, and cancer research. David holds a Masters in Computer Science from Georgetown University where he focused on security and privacy in the information age. In addition to his careers focus on cyber security, David has also been active in sharing his knowledge through open source and community projects including working with the BSidesDC Security Conference to help organize the KidsCon section for the last 4 years.
Grab a lab coat, put on your goggles and enter the Merck Science Lab. Each week will feature a different science project designed just for kids (Tuesdays at 4 PM).
See more at www.iexploremore.com/programs.
State delegates invite you to network and connect with local resources
9:00 Registration, Networking, Business Resource Fair
9:30 Welcome and Introduction
- Welcome to Blue Ridge Community College: Dr. John Downey
- Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Delegate Ronnie Campbell
- Keynote: Bettina Ring, Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
10:15 Break | Resource Fair
10:30 Resource Presentation
11:30 Break | Resource Fair
11:45 Feedback Forum and Q & A with State Delegates
- Richard “Dickie” Bell, 20th District
- Ronnie Campbell, 24th District
- R. Steven Landes, 25th District
- Tony O. Wilt, 26th District
Business Resource Fair:
• Local Education & Training Providers
• Regional Chambers of Commerce
• Procurement Technical Assistance Center
• Regional Economic Development Partnerships
• Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center
• Shenandoah Valley Technology Council
• Small Business & Supplier Diversity / SWaM
• Virginia Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services
• Virginia Dept of Rehabilitative Services
• Virginia Dept of Veterans Services/Virginia Values Veterans
• Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center
• Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
• State Delegates Bell, Campbell, Landes, and Wilt
Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce | Blue Ridge Community College | Harrisonburg Rockingham Chamber of Commerce | Shenandoah Valley Technology Council | Shenandoah Valley Partnership | Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center | Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
FREE – but space is limited. PLEASE REGISTER. (Registration is via the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber. Non-members should choose “Not a member” on the registration page.) This event will not include lunch.