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Perspectives: Framework in Focus

To help increase the visibility of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), the NICE Program Office issues quarterly eNewsletters. Each newsletter contains a profile of a cybersecurity practitioner to illustrate application of the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework categories, specialty areas, and work roles.

Interviews are recorded and transcribed. Click any of the links below to listen to the audio and download the transcripts.

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Tina Thorstenson
Chief Information Security Officer, Arizona State University

NICE Framework Specialty Area:
Cybersecurity Management

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Carolyn Schmidt
Program Manager, Office Of Information Systems Management, National Institute of Standards and Technology

NICE Framework Specialty Area:
Training, Education and Awareness

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Andy Kleinick
Detective III of Cyber Crimes Section, Los Angeles Police Department

NICE Framework Specialty Area: Cyber Investigation, Digital Forensics, Training, Education, and Awareness

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Julia Chua
Manager, Risk Management Program, Office of Information Security, US Department of Health and Human Services

NICE Framework Specialty Area: Risk Management


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Matthew McCollough
Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Minnesota IT Standards and Resource Management Security Operations Center

NICE Framework Specialty Area: Cyber Defense Analysis, Incident Response

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Miguel Ramirez
IT Security and Compliance Apprentice, Department of Information Technology, State of North Carolina

NICE Framework Specialty Areas: Program/Project Management (PMA) and Acquisition, Incident Response, Vulnerability Assessment Management

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Tim Nordvedt
Cyber Tools Delivery Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton

NICE Framework Specialty Area: Technology Research and Development


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Anju Chopra
Senior Vice President, Cyber Technologies, Kroll

NICE Framework Specialty Areas: Risk Management (RSK), Software Development (DEV), Systems Architecture (ARC), Technology R&D (TRD), and Systems Requirement Planning (SRP)

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Created November 11, 2019, Updated November 15, 2019