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NICE Webinar: Positioning the National Guard to Augment the Cybersecurity Workforce

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The PowerPoint slides used during the webinar can be downloaded here.


Lt. Col. Brad Rhodes

Commander of the Colorado National Guard’s Cyber Protection Team


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Major Robert Maciolek 

Team Chief, Defensive Cyber Operations
 Michigan Army National Guard

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G W Ray Davidson

Office of the CSO
MIchigan Cyber Civilian Corps

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The National Guard represents a talent pool that can be regularly trained, equipped, and called on to protect and defend against attacks on information assets or computer systems and networks, according to the report from the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The Army National Guard has announced several Cyber Protection Teams as part of state National Guard units.  Civilian organizations, such as the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps, can also be leveraged to protect and defend or to respond and recover after a cybersecurity incident.  This webinar will explore how the National Guard or civilian organizations can be used to build and expand the Nation’s cybersecurity workforce.


Created April 24, 2017, Updated July 23, 2020