On March 20 & 21, 2017, the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC) will co-sponsor and participate in "Cybersecurity in an Age of Uncertainty: US-Israel Perspectives," a two-day conference featuring a keynote address by Yuval Elovici (March 20) and four expert panels exploring cutting-edge US-Israeli cyberpolicy issues, including cyber theft prevention and response (March 21). Other event sponsors include Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, AU's Center for Israel Studies, the AU Internet Governance Lab, the Washington College of Law and Christian Science Monitor's
Passcode division. Attendance is free with RSVP.
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KCGC Co-Hosts "Solving Cyber Risk" Seminar February 28, 2017
On February 28, 2017, the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC), along with with AIG and Axio, co-hosted a workshop on cyber risk that included discussions regarding how to evaluate cyber risk exposure, the maturity of cyber defense and response and the financial viability of recovering from an event.
KCGC Co-Sponsors Second Annual Regional Higher Education CIO and CISO Cyber Roundtable December 1, 2016
KCGC and Verizon co-sponsored an event bringing together regional CIOs and CISOs from the higher education sector to discuss cybersecurity program development and strategies for increasing top-level engagement.
KCGC Hosts U.S. Cybersecurity Commission's September Hearing September 19, 2016
The U.S. Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity held its September 2016 field hearing at the American University Washington College of Law, hosted by the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC).
The three-hour session, titled “What is Cybersecurity Governance and What Do You Need to Know About It?” featured presentations and discussions led by the following AU faculty and staff: KCGC Deputy Director Rebekah Lewis; Dr. Bill DeLone, KCGC Co-Executive Director; Dr. Caron Martinez, Director of the Kogod Center for Business Communications; and Cathy Hubbs, American University’s Chief Information Security Officer.
Topics covered included:
Overviews of cybersecurity governance challenges in the private sector
Categories of cyber risks to organizations
Discussion of communication gaps and strategies for improvement between IT professionals and corporate management.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 8:30-11:00 a.m.
University Club in Washington, D.C
The Academy and the School of Public Affairs at American University will be holding a forum on November 17th from 8:30-11:00AM at the University Club in Washington, D.C. to discuss Institutional Barriers to Cybersecurity in the next Administration. Cybersecurity has never been more challenging, as the ongoing emergence of advanced persistent threats has made it more difficult than ever for organizations to develop strategies for protecting their systems. How can agencies do a more effective job at using the tools, techniques, and technologies at their disposal to secure mission-critical systems? Join us for a discussion with experts in management, technology, and security to examine the current institutional barriers to cybersecurity in the public sector and beyond.
Dr. Tricia Bacon
American University’s School of Public Affairs
Dr. Ben Jensen
American University, School of International Service
Dr. Bill Delone
Eminent Professor of Information Technology,
Kogod School of Business, American University
Dr. Priscilla Regan
Professor in the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs,
George Mason University
Moderated by Professor Howard McCurdy, Professor of Public Affairs, American University
Cybersecurity Governance for Higher Education CIOs and CISOs
Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Co-sponsored with American University Office of Information Technology
One Year After the Sony Hack - What's Changed in the Cyber Arena
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
KSB 118, American University
Join us for panel discussion with experts from US. Cyber Command,SAS, Discovery Communications, and more to examine how business andgovernment should approach corporate Cybersecurity moving forward.
Major General Paul Nakasone
Commander, US Cybercommand
SAS Cybersecurity Consultant
Chief Technology Officer, Discovery Communications
Charles Iheagwara, PhD
Chief Technology Officer, Unatek
Cyber Enterprise Risk Management Training
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention Co-sponsored with Axon Global Services
The Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Thursday, October 1, 11:30 AM.
The Kogod School of Business at American University.