Secure Cyber-Operations—Why You Should Care

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
LACC 305 (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Salamah Salamah, PhD, Dr., University of Texas at El Paso

Description: This session examines the importance of developing secure software applications that cross all disciplines and impact the integrity of your day-to-day operations. The panel includes representatives from government, industry, and academia who will describe the importance of cybersecurity and the technical and soft skills needed to protect data and infrastructure.

Sponsored by: CAHSI

10:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:20 AM
The Importance of Cyber-Security in Navy Research and Operations
William Ellis, MS , Acting Director , Office of Naval Research
10:40 AM
Cybersecurity - Appropriate Skills
April Tanner, PhD , Assistant Professor , Jackson State University
11:00 AM
Diversifying Cybersecurity Workforce
Ambareen Siraj, PhD , Associate Professor , Tennessee Tech University