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Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Summit (Virtual)

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This half-day Summit kicked off the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Summit and Webinar Series to support collaboration and information sharing among agencies focused on building and maintaining a robust cybersecurity workforce.

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

Objectives:

  • Create a sense of community among individuals in Federal agencies with similar responsibilities for building a superior cybersecurity workforce
  • Provide strategic and program updates from key agencies that influence cybersecurity workforce legislation, policy, guidance, and standards
  • Highlight key projects and initiatives that support the growth and sustainment of the Federal cybersecurity workforce 

Agenda:

Agenda topics and speakers are subject to change. This web page will be updated with the current information. 

1:30 - 1:35pm         Welcome and Overview

  • Rodney Petersen, Director, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
  • Veronica Villalobos, Office of Personnel Management 

1:35 - 1:40pm         Opening Remarks

  • Walter G. Copan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director

1:40 - 1:45pm         CHCO Council and CIO Council Welcome

  • Dr. John W. York, Executive Director, CHCO Council and Senior Advisor to the OPM Director
  • Jason Gray, Chief Information Officer Council Workforce Committee

1:45 - 1:50pm         Opening Remarks

  • Michael J. Rigas, Acting Director, Office of Personnel Management

1:50 - 2:30pm         Updates to the NICE Framework

  • Bill Newhouse, Deputy Director, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
  • Lisa Dorr, Department of Homeland Security 
  • Kenneth Vrooman, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency
  • Pam Frugoli, Department of Labor
  • Matt Isnor, Department of Defense

2:30 - 2:45pm         Intermission

2:45 - 3:25pm         Cybersecurity Career Pathways for Federal Employees

  • Matt Isnor, Department of Defense
  • Christopher Paris, Veterans Administration

3:25 - 3:55pm         President's Cup Cybersecurity Competition

  • Harry Mourtos, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency 

3:55 - 4:00pm         Wrap Up & Promote Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Webinar Series

  • Veronica Villalobos, Office of Personnel Management

This event is co-hosted by the Office of Personnel Management and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) in cooperation with the National Security Council, Office of Management and Budget, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Defense, Chief Human Capital Officers Council, and the Chief Information Officers Council Workforce Committee.

Created May 29, 2020, Updated July 6, 2020