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Baldrige Cybersecurity Pre-Conference Workshop

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

Limited Seats Available | Reserve Early | Workshop Registration Fee: $450*

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Attendees at the Cybersecurity Workshop will receive a copy of the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder. Workshop registration includes training materials and two refreshment breaks. Attendees are on their own for lunch.*Pre-Conference Workshop is an additional fee and does not include attendance at the conference.

Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder Workshop

Location: Gaylord National Harbor, National Harbor, MD, in conjunction with the 32nd Quest for Excellence Conference
NIST Presenters/Facilitators:
Ellen Garshick, Program Analyst, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
Greg Witte, Computer Security Division, Information Technology Laboratory

Practical, interactive workshop on using the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder (BCEB) to

  • assess the effectiveness and efficiency of your organization’s cybersecurity risk management program
  • assess the cybersecurity results you achieve
  • identify your priorities for improving your cybersecurity risk management efforts

The Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder is a voluntary self-assessment tool based on the Cybersecurity Framework, managed by NIST’s Applied Cybersecurity Division, and the Baldrige Excellence Framework, compiled by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program at NIST. 

Professional Credits
Attendees receive up to 7 Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPEs).

Who Should Attend:  Those in your organization who are concerned with and responsible for mission-driven, cybersecurity-related policy and operations, including board and executive management, chief security officers, chief information officers, and risk management personnel, among others.

Workshop Agenda


  • Introduction to NIST, Baldrige, the Cybersecurity Framework, and the BCEB

BCEB: Organizational Context 

  • Hands-on practice in identifying key organizational characteristics related to cybersecurity
  • Discussion of participants’ responses

BCEB: Process and Results

  • Hands-on practice in assessing key cybersecurity processes and results
  • Discussion of participants’ responses

BCEB: Assessment Rubric

  • Hands-on practice in assessing key cybersecurity processes and results
  • Discussion

Action Planning

  • Moving from assessment to action
  • The role of “importance”


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    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1020
Created December 6, 2016, Updated February 4, 2020