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ISSA-COS July Mini Seminar (Registration Now Open)

July 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free Mini-Seminar for CPE/CEUs 
Want to gain knowledge on something new? Want to brush up, get a refresher, on something you may already know? Want to earn a few continuing education units (e.g. CPE/CEUs)? Join us at our next ISSA Colorado Springs mini-seminar! Join the discussion and share your knowledge, thoughts, and perspectives. 
Part 1: Technical Presentation 
Guest Speaker:  Ms. Gretchen Bliss.

Speaker Biography:  Ms. Bliss has been at PPCC for 3 years and is leading the college Cybersecurity efforts through increasing the PPCC profile and footprint in cybersecurity.  She has developed Monthly Cyber Capture the Flag events with partner Secure Set; obtained for PPCC, through a Department of Defense Grant, the Center of Academic Excellence for 2 year schools (CAE2Y) designation by NSA; brought to PPCC, a DHS Champion, highly engaged members of  industry, academia and K-12 for Annual DHS National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) events for 2 years; developed a High School Summer Cybersecurity Internship Program “Cyber Prep” funded by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Regional Area Multistake Partnerships (RAMPS) Grant.  Before coming to PPCC she worked for 25 years in the intelligence community, most recently as the NORAD Deputy Senior Analyst and Chief of Plans, supporting the government’s efforts in understanding the evolution of cyber since the early 1990s on cyber, information operations and warfare, and computer network defense/attack.

Topic:  Pikes Peak Community College Cybersecurity Programs and Efforts.

Synopsis: PPCC has been working in the Community Cybersecurity Ecosystem for three years and has undertaken several programs through grants to expand and connect the ecosystem. This presentation will provide some background and status of these programs

This is a great training opportunity for those wanting to broaden their knowledge or need CPE/CEUs to maintain their existing certifications. It’s also a great opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with other members of our Chapter, and gain experience as a speaker by volunteering to be one of our presenters.

*Notice of Photo and Video Recording: During this event, photos and filming by staff may take place. By entering, you grant ISSA-COS the right to use these photos and video for internal and/or promotional materials. Thank you! 
If you have any questions, contact our Training Committee leads at: Training@ISSA-COS.org.




July 20, 2019
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


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2020 North Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80909 United States
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