Lunch & Learn: Best Practices and FREE Resources from the Nation’s Risk Advisor

Date: 
21 May 2021 - 12:00pm
Topic: 
Best Practices and Free Resources from the Nation’s Risk Advisor
PDU Category: 
Technical
Description: 

We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to hear a very special guest, Rich Richard, from CISA, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security).

As we see a rise in cyber threat activity such as ransomware, DDOS, phishing, credential compromise, and unauthorized access, together with our increased reliance on technology, the need to maintain online services has become more vital than ever.

This special Lunch and Learn is a great opportunity to learn about cybersecurity best practices and will feature information from CISA on the free resources available to your respective organizations for achieving digital resilience.

Facilitator: 
Rich Richard, Cybersecurity Advisor for CISA Region II (DHS)
Facilitator Bio: 

Rich Richard is a native Long Islander who served in the U.S. Navy from 1983 to 2003. After honorably retiring from the Navy in 2003 as a Data Systems Technician Chief Petty Officer, Rich, his wife and his twin sons moved to Chesapeake, VA where he worked at the Naval Network Warfare Command (NAVNETWARCOM) as a Senior Cyber Security Engineer managing a team of cyber security engineers which was responsible for the certification and accreditation of all Navy systems and networks. Most recently, Rich was the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) with Northrop Grumman in Bethpage, NY where he directly supervised all facility Information System Security Officers and was responsible for managing the IT governance and cyber security compliance of 1200+ computers. Desirous to return to government service, Rich transitioned to the Department of Homeland Security / Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) where he currently serves as the Cybersecurity Advisor for CISA Region II.

Event Location: 

Zoom Virtual Meeting

Pre-registration is required. Registration closes Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Lunch & Learn sessions are open to PMI Westchester Chapter members only.
Chapter members, Register here!

Those who have pre-registered will be sent the link for attending the Zoom session prior to the meeting.