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ISSA's Women in Security SIG Monthly Webinar

  • 10 Jul 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Web

Women in Security Special Interest Group & Women in Engineering (WIE) Monthly Online Webinar Series

Technology Leadership Series – Part III


Diana Burley, Ph.D, Chair, Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P)

A look at the increasingly complex critical infrastructure protection landscape  

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Monday, July 10, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Eastern)

Critical infrastructure protection strategies, workforce analysis, risk review, and other complex topic analysis.

Diana L. Burley, Ph.D. is executive director and chair of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P) and full professor of human & organizational learning at The George Washington University. She is a globally recognized cybersecurity expert who currently co-chairs the ACM Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education.

In 2014, Dr. Burley was named the cybersecurity educator of the year and as one of the top ten influencers in information security careers. In 2013, she served as co-Chair of the US National Research Council Committee on Professionalizing the Nation’s Cybersecurity Workforce. Dr. Burley has written more than 75 publications on cybersecurity, information sharing, and IT-enabled change.

Prior to joining GW, she managed a multi-million-dollar computer science education and research portfolio and led the CyberCorps program for the National Science Foundation. She is the sole recipient of both educator of the year and government leader of the year awards from the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education and has been honored by the Federal CIO Council for her work on developing the federal cyber security workforce. She served two appointments on the Cyber Security Advisory Committee of the Virginia General Assembly Joint Commission on Technology & Science (2012, 2013) and has secured nearly $10 million in sponsored research support. Dr. Burley is a widely sought after speaker on cybersecurity workforce development, critical information infrastructure protection and the evolving cybersecurity landscape.

She holds a BA in Economics from the Catholic University of America; M.S. in Public Management and Policy, M.S. in Organization Science, and Ph.D. in Organization Science and Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University where she studied as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow.

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