April 25, 2019

Driving a Robust Cybersecurity Awareness Program

Location: The Founders Inn, 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Registration and Lunch: 11:15 a.m. – Noon
Presentation: Noon – 1 p.m. (*NOTE: Due to HRCI guidelines lunch will not be available after Noon.)

(Approved for 1 recertification credit for SHRM and HRCI)

The impact of cybercrime to the global economy is in the billions and the trend shows no signs of slowing. Organizations face a tough challenge in defending against the growing threat which includes having a robust cybersecurity workforce and an effective cybersecurity awareness program. To achieve organizational transformation and reduce the risks, cybersecurity must be operationalized, communicated, and promoted within the culture.

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Stephanie Butts

Ms. Stephanie Butts, MSc is Regent University’s Executive Director of the Institute for Cybersecurity, a position she assumed in October, 2018. Prior to serving as the Institute’s Executive Director, Ms. Butts served as the CIO and IT Program Manager responsible for overseeing the strategic planning, portfolio management and cybersecurity for all IT functions at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY).
Butts’ career in IT spans 19 years, beginning as a Radioman/IT Technician in the U.S. Department of Navy (DoN) in a five year active-duty role (1999-2004). Following her years of active military service, Ms. Butts continued supporting the DoN in roles as a defense contractor and as a civil servant.
Her various titles include CIO/IT Director for the Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC); IT Portfolio and Investment Management under U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC); NAVSEA Certification and Accreditation Action Officer at Fleet Cyber Command (FCC); Project Manager, Overseas Navy Enterprise (ONE-Net) at Naval Network Warfare Command (NNWC) and System Administrator at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).
Ms. Butts holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance and a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy from University of Maryland University College (UMUC).

Don Murdoch

Don Murdoch, GSE, MSISE, MBA is a seasoned IT leader with over 20 years of IT and InfoSec experience across several disciplines. Don is currently the Assistant Director of the Regent University Cyber Range. Don is the author of the Blue Team Handbook: Incident Response edition, recently named #3 of 100 Best Cyber Security Books of All Time on bookauthority.com in June 2018. The first half of Don’s career emphasized software development, network and systems management, and database administration. At his career midpoint, he worked as the Information Systems Security Officer for Old Dominion University in Virginia, where he spent most of his days in the Wild, Wild West of academic computing and put most of his SANS education to the test. For the remainder of his career, Don has worked in computer, network, and information security as the lead Security Engineer/Security Architect, and then Director for the Strategy and Planning team for the Infrastructure division within a Fortune 500 Medicaid focused Insurance company, and lastly as the Director of a MSSP organization where his team developed, deployed, and managed a 24/7 SOC for numerous clients. Don also has significant experience with the SANS Institute, including Local Mentor, Community Instructor, GCIH grader, active Advisory Board member, and courseware developer.

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