DEFENDING CYBERSPACE: Are We Ready?

Friday, September 7, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:30pm EDT

Distinguished Lecturer

DEBORA A. PLUNKETT
Director of the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD)
National Security Agency

Welcome

JERRY M. HULTIN
President
Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Lecture Series Chairman and Panel Moderator

NASIR MEMON
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering 

Polytechnic Institute of NYU

In NYU-Poly’s second, eagerly anticipated Sloan Cyber Security Lecture, the National Security Agency’s Information Assurance Director discusses current cyber security threats, vulnerabilities and trends. Debora A. Plunkett outlines critical steps that must be taken to ensure our nation is ready to meet future cyber security challenges. While exploring key technology trends affecting our security posture, IA Director Plunkett highlights the importance of building a robust cyber workforce. Continuing the theme covered by the first lecture in the series, Ms. Plunkett underscores the essential importance of strong industry, government, and academic partnerships, and highlights the tactical benefits of information sharing. The lecture concludes with a call to introduce standard processes and practices, across industry and government, to combat the growing cyber threat. 

The event will be simulcast on the web. Watch live at poly.edu/live

 
 
 

Registration Closed

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