Events for Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Join us as we celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a free Webinar featuring Emery Csulak, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Department of Homeland Security. Csulak will share insights about current and emerging cyber threats, the latest technology solutions, and issues related to policy development and implementation. The Webinar is sponsored by the Center for Security Studies at UMUC and is open to students, faculty, and the public.
About the Presenter
Emery Csulak is the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He is responsible for the implementation of the department's information security program. He leads and facilitates information security policy and guidance and architecture requirements for all DHS systems and networks. Csulak has over 20 years of experience in information technology, information security, and management consulting and has been a key leader in the support of DHS since 2004.
Csulak leads the development, implementation, and maintenance of the DHS Information Security Performance Plan and Scorecard in support of the Federal Information Security Management Act. He is responsible for addressing new and emerging technologies for developing information security policy and requirements within the Department. Currently, he is working to refine the Department’s continuous monitoring and mobile technology information security strategies. He is the DHS Technical Representative supporting the Joint Authorization Board and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for Cloud Computing adoption within the federal government.
Csulak is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and certified Project Management Professional. He has an MS in software development management and a BS in electrical engineering. Csulak is a two-time Federal 100 Award Winner by Federal Computer Week in 2012 for Continuous Monitoring and 2014 for Ongoing Authorization.