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Jan 26, 2021 | Kate Ford

Enter 2021 with increased knowledge and preparedness in cybersecurity risk management!

On Thursday, February 4th, Stevenson University Online hosts its inaugural Dean's Symposium on Current and Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity Risk Management. We’ve assembled a panel of cybersecurity thought leaders from Stevenson University Online and Georgetown University to lead an engaging and informative discussion relevant to anyone interested in cybersecurity.

Our panel of experts includes:  

Frederic Lemieux 
Professor of the Practice and Faculty Director of the Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management, Georgetown University 

 Dr. Frederic Lemieux cumulates 20 years of experience in developing, implementing, and delivering degree programs as well as training modules designed for security professionals. He provides on regular basis guidance to several universities and police academies around the world through program curriculum enhancement and training program review. Dr. Lemieux has also published extensively on topics related to homeland security and law enforcement, such as models of policing, international police cooperation, criminal and national security intelligence, disruptive technology, and cybersecurity. Dr. Lemieux has presented his research in numerous international conferences and has been invited as a keynote speaker on a frequent basis. Finally, he also offers his services as a consultant by providing strategic and tactical analysis to governments and corporations worldwide. 

Publications:

  • Lemieux, Frederic. (2015). Current and Emerging Trends in Cyber Operations: Policy, Strategy and Practice (Palgrave Studies in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity). Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lemieux, Frederic. (2018). Intelligence and State Surveillance in Modern Societies: An International Perspective. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Kathleen Moriarty 
CTO, Center for Internet Security, Georgetown University 

 
Previously, Kathleen was a Distinguished Engineer and the Global Lead Security Architect with Dell EMC Office of the CTO working on technology strategy and standards. During her tenure in the Dell EMC Office of the CTO, Kathleen had the honor of being appointed and serving two terms as the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Security Area Director and as a member of the Internet Engineering Steering Group. Kathleen chairs the Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) workshops to advance threat response and improve efficiencies through collaborative research. Kathleen achieved over twenty years of experience driving positive outcomes across Information Technology Leadership, IT Strategy and Vision, Information Security, Risk Management, Incident Handling, Project Management, Large Teams, Process Improvement, and Operations Management in multiple roles with MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Hudson Williams, FactSet Research Systems, and PSINet. Kathleen holds a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Siena College. 

Publications:

  • Moriarty, Kathleen. (2020). Transforming Information Security: Optimizing Five Concurrent Trends to Reduce Resource Drain. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Kevin Weston 
Special Agent in Charge, Digital Forensics and Investigative Technology, Office of Inspector General - U.S. Agency for International Development; Adjunct Faculty, Stevenson University Online 

Kevin is currently the agency subject-matter-expert on cybercrime, digital forensics, and incident response. He is the leader of a globally responsive investigative team and oversees the digital forensic laboratory providing specialized support to complex international investigations.  Previously, Kevin served as a Supervisory Special Agent with the U.S. Army’s Major Cybercrime Investigative Unit and the United States Secret Service as an Electronic Crimes Special Agent and Digital Forensic Examiner.  Outside of the office Kevin works with four large universities as a course developer, lecturer, and professor of digital and mobile device forensics, cybersecurity and threat hunting, and technology policy strategy.  Recently, Kevin joined the Executive Office of the President, White House Information Governance team as a managing consultant overseeing Presidential data archiving throughout the 2021 administration transition.  Kevin also serves as a special advisor for several digital forensic software companies developing training practicals and software applicability models for design and use.  Kevin holds a Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration, is a Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executive Fellow, and a Brookings Institute Public Leadership Alumnus. 

No matter if your interests lie in dot-gov, dot-org, or dot-com, RSVP today! Registration is limited, RSVP to secure your spot.

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