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Why Train and Who to Train for Education and Government

  • Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Randy Marchany and Lance Spitzner
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Overview

Join Randy Marchany (CISO, Virginia Tech) and Lance Spitzner (SANS Securing The Human) as they cover the different reasons higher education and state/local government need to conduct training and who they should train.

You can better set specific and measurable goals and objectives by understanding the needs for your awareness program. In addition you will learn how to identify the different target groups in your organization and the unique training requirements each group requires.

Speaker Bios

Randy Marchany

Randy is the Chief Information Security Officer of Virginia Tech and the Director of Virginia Tech's IT Security Laboratory. He is a co-author of the original SANS Top 10 Internet Threats, the SANS Top 20 Internet Threats, the SANS Consensus Roadmap for Defeating DDoS Attacks, and the SANS Incident Response: Step-by-Step guides. He is a member of the Center for Internet Security development team that produced and tested the CIS Solaris, HPUX, AIX, Linux and Windows2000/XP security benchmarks and scoring tools. He was a member of the White House Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security working group that developed a Consensus Roadmap for responding to the DDOS attacks of 2000.


Lance Spitzner

Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Securing The Human. Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, awareness and training. He invented the concept of honeynets, founded the Honeynet Project and published three security books. Lance has worked and consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations plan, maintain and measure their security awareness programs. In addition, Lance is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance, frequent presenter, serial tweeter (@lspitzner) and works on numerous community security projects. Before working in information security, Mr. Spitzner served as an armor officer in the Army's Rapid Deployment Force and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois.

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