The Baltimore ISSA Chapter is joining forces with the Northern Virginia and DC ISSA Chapters to put on an all day Security Event on September 1, 2015. The Event will be held at NIST HQ in Gaithersburg, Maryland. There will be three tracks of exciting speakers. Check the conference web site, http://mid-atlantic.issa-conf.org for more details are they are finalized.
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Topic: CyberSecurity & Your Professional Life: A Value-Add Approach
Cybersecurity is a high growth field, but an inexact science -- an amalgamation, if you will, of theories, principles, and best practices pulled from the realms of quality, performance excellence, and change management. Explore how these bodies of knowledge can be more effectively intertwined to craft a solid roadmap using a ‘value-added approach’ which guides both your customer solutions as well as your own career.
Speaker: Rhonda Farrell, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
Rhonda Farrell is an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton, primarily focusing on enterprise life-cycle activities as they relate to cybersecurity and quality. Her prior career experience was within operations, engineering, and security functional areas of Fortune 500 companies throughout Silicon Valley, CA. as well as with the US Marine Corps at Quantico, VA Her educational background includes a B.S in Business Administration (heavy Math and C.S.) (1999) and an MBA in Strategic Management (2000) from California State University; a J.D.-- Technology from Concord Law School (2009); and she is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Information Assurance from the University of Fairfax. She is a veteran committee member and leader within IEEE Northern Virginia, ISSA International (WIS SIG and Board of Directors), ISSA-NOVA, and ASQ 509 where she has worked on initiatives which provide member value, increase opportunities for professional development, stimulate growth, and enable realization of strategic partnering opportunities. She brings to the leadership teams --enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, commitment to organizational principles, a deep technical background, sound management capabilities, with a solid grounding in quality best practices
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