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(ISC)2RVA September 2023 Chapter Meeting - Dr. Thomas Autry

  • 28 Sep 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • WebEx meeting details provided after registration



(ISC)2RVA September 2023 Monthly Chapter Meeting 

This month's meeting will be held virtually via WebEx. Meeting information will be sent in your registration confirmation email.

Speaker:  Dr. Thomas Autry

Topic: The objective of this brief is to provide an overview of Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NGC) experiences with the 2022 Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC) Voluntary Joint Assessment including internal lessons learned, recommendations, and preparation guidance.  These lessons learned, recommendations, and preparation guidance are for informational purposes only and are not a guarantee of success for other organizations.

BIO:  Dr. Thomas Autry has been working in the IT industry since 1996 at a variety of organizations from small businesses (<10 people) to large, Fortune 500 companies across several industries such as telecommunications, defense, retail, and financial encompassing a variety of roles (mechanical engineer, system engineer, project/program manager, virtualization engineer, system administrator, system implementer, cybersecurity engineer).  He is currently a Staff Cyber Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman.  He obtained a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, a MBA with an IT management focus from Western Governors University, and a Doctorate of IT in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity from Capella University.  He has many industry certifications including CISSP, CCSP, CCSK, GSEC, PMP, ITIL, CCP, several cloud certifications (AWS, Azure) and numerous other technical certifications (UNIX, Linux, Solaris, AIX, VMWare).  He is an active member of several external working groups and programs such as the Defense Industry Base Cybersecurity (DIB CS) program, the National Defense Industry Sharing and Analysis Center (NDISAC), and the DIB Sector Coordinating Council (DIB SCC).  He also actively engages with other defense partners in the industry to identify and share best practices and lessons learned.  He is also a volunteer with the Teaching Education and Learning Support (TEALS) program helping teach high school students introduction to Computer Science and Cybersecurity.

Note: WebEx meeting information will be sent out in the email registration confirmation and in reminders prior to the meeting.

Chapter Members that hold a (ISC)2 certification will received up to two CPE for attendance, based on length of the meeting. You must register in the meeting using your full name to be eligible for CPE credits. Your registration and active membership account must also have your correct (ISC)2 certification ID to be awarded the ISC2 CPE credits. Not a member? join today at isc2rva.org

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