Center for Security Studies

2010 Annual Cybersecurity and Homeland Defense Symposium and Job Fair

 

Agenda
 

8–8:30 a.m.

RECEPTION Meet with Employers

8:30–8:40 a.m

OPENING REMARKS

Michael S. Frank, PhD
Vice Provost and Dean
The Graduate School
University of Maryland University College

8:40–8:50 a.m.

WELCOME

Alan D. Carswell, PhD

Chair, Information & Technology Systems Department
The Graduate School
University of Maryland University College

8:50–9 a.m.

INTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Amjad Ali, PhD
Director
Center for Security Studies
University of Maryland University College

9–9:45 a.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Daniel G. Mintz
Former Chief Information Officer, US Department of Transportation &
Chief Operating Officer, Powertek Corporation

9:45–10 a.m.

BREAK Meet with Employers

10–10:45 a.m.

CYBERSECURITY PANEL
Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity: Can We Catch Up?

Moderator:
Marc H. Noble, CISSP, CISM
Director of Government Affairs at (ISC)², Senior Vice President of Information Systems Security Association & Co-Chairman at (ISC)² Government Advisory Board for Cybersecurity

Panel Speakers:
W. Vic Maconachy, PhD
Former Program Manager of the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program at National Security Agency (NSA) & Vice President for Academic Affairs of Capitol College

Devan Bryan, CISSP, MCSE, CCNA
Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Internal Revenue Services (IRS)

10:45–11 a.m.

BREAK Meet with Employers

11–11:45 a.m.

HOMELAND DEFENSE PANEL
Emerging Threats to National Security: What Homeland Security Professionals Should Be Ready For?

Moderator:
Don Loren
Special Assistant for National Security at the Tauri Group & Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Security Integration at Department of Defense and Former Deputy Director for Operations Support at National Counterterrorism Center & Rear Admiral at United States Navy

Panel Speakers:
John Wigle
Senior Lecturer on Intelligence Analysis, Division of Public Safety Leadership, Johns Hopkins University; Member of the Intelligence Section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police; and Chief of the Worldwide Incidents Team, National Counterrorism Center

Daniel G. Wolf
President/CEO Cyber Pack Ventures, Inc., & Former Director of the Information Assurance Directorate, National Security Agency

11:45–11:55 a.m.

CLOSING REMARKS

Michael S. Frank, PhD
Vice Provost and Dean
The Graduate School
University of Maryland University College

11:55 a.m.–1 p.m.

JOB FAIR Meet with Employers

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About the Keynote Speaker

Daniel G. MintzDaniel G. Mintz is the former chief information officer (CIO) for the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). As CIO at the Department of Transportation, Mr. Mintz served as the principal advisor to the Transportation Secretary on matters involving information resources and information services management, and provided leadership in using information technology to achieve the department's goals and objectives. In this national leadership role, he was responsible for providing policy direction for the Department of Transportation's $2.8 billion annual IT expenditure.

Currently, Mr. Mintz is the chief operating officer at Powertek Corporation. Previously, he was the chief technology officer at Computer Sciences Corporation and the director of Government Compliance Programs for Sun Microsystems. At Sun, he was responsible for leading a corporate-wide group responsible for security, legal and regulatory compliance for the company's U.S. government business.

Mr. Mintz’s career spans more than 30 years and includes senior positions leading cybersecurity initiatives, product marketing efforts, software development implementation, as well as providing technical consulting, for civilian, DoD, and U.S. intelligence agencies and large corporations. He served as a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging in 2005, focusing on the use of technology to support improved medical delivery and the special issues of the nation's senior citizens. Mr. Mintz also served as a member of the State of Maryland Advisory Panel on Electronic Commerce, providing advice on what legislation would be necessary to enable on-line commerce in the state. Mr. Mintz specializes in cybersecurity, the Internet's impact on organizations, government management, and IT management.

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