East Carolina University

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Speaker Series

Speaker:  Klint Walker, Cyber Security Advisor

Organization: Department of Homeland Security

On Oct. 3, Cyber Security Advisor Klint Walker from the Department of Homeland Security with be giving a presentation on how the United States is protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats.  Mr. Walker is the newly appointed Cyber Security Advisor for Region IV which covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

With 17 years of Cyber Security experience in both the government and private sector, Mr. Walker provides expertise to assist critical infrastructure owners and operators to improve their cyber security posture. Additionally, he provides support and guidance for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal government cyber security programs.  

Mr. Walker has previously held positions as an Information Systems Security Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services and Chief Information Security Officer for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.

"Featured Event" to promote the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Oct. 1 kicks off 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.

Wednesday, October 3 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Mendenhall Student Center, Great Room
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Event Type

ECU Homepage, Official Academic Calendar, University, Academic

Departments

Information Technology & Computer Services

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff

Group
Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, Academic Calendars
Contact Name

Mike Barry

Contact Phone Number

252-328-9554

Contact Email

barrymi16@ecu.edu

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