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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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NICE FiF T_Thorstenson

Tina Thorstenson
Chief Information Security Officer, Arizona State University

NICE Framework Specialty Area:
Cybersecurity Management


 

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NICE FiF C_Schmidt

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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NICE FiF A_Kleinick

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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NICE FiF J_Chua

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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NICE FiF M_McCollough

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

 

NICE FiF M_Ramirez

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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NICE FiF T_Nordvedt

Tim Nordvedt
Cyber Tools Delivery Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton

NICE Framework Specialty Area: Technology Research and Development


 

 

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NICE FiF A_Chopra

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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NICE FiF G_Bird

Gregory L. Bird
Mission Systems Branch Chief, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Infrastructure Security Division

NICE Framework Specialty Areas: Systems Requirements Planning, Program and Project Management and Acquisition

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NICE FiF C_Knox


Chris Knox
Manager, Security Awareness & Analysis, CPS Energy

NICE Framework Specialty Areas: Training, Education, and Awareness (TEA) and Threat Analysis

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Lonnie Harris


Lonnie Harris
Director, Security Enterprise Engineering, Equifax, Inc.

NICE Framework Categories:
Securely Provision/Protect and Defend

 

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Wintana Girma
Credit: Wintana Girma

Wintana Girma
GRC Analyst, Third Party Risk Management,
Rush University Medical Center

NICE Framework Categories:
Securely Provision/Oversee and Govern

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Created November 11, 2019, Updated November 6, 2020