East Carolina University

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Speaker Series

Speaker: Lieutenant Colonel April Wimmer, Commanding

Organization: East Carolina University, Air Force ROTC Detachment 600

On Oct. 5th 2018, Lieutenant Colonel April Wimmer, Commander of the ECU Air Force ROTC Detachment, will be giving a presentation on Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure.   Our day-to-day life depends on the country’s 16 sectors of critical infrastructure, which supply food, water, financial services, public health, communications and power along with other networks and systems. A disruption to this system, which is operated via the internet, can have significant and even catastrophic consequences for our nation.  "Featured Event" to promote the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Oct. 1 kicks off of this month-long campaign devoted to educating everyone about the roles they play in helping to safeguard the internet. NCSAM 2018 will remind all internet users that practicing online safety is “Our Shared Responsibility,” and digital citizens need to support this collective mission. In addition, NCSAM 2018 will shine a spotlight on the importance of building a strong cybersecurity workforce to help better protect families, communities, businesses and the country’s infrastructure.

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Willis Building, Auditorium
300 East First Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353

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ECU Homepage, Official Academic Calendar, University, Academic


Information Technology & Computer Services

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff

Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, Academic Calendars
Contact Name

Mike Barry

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