Join us for our May 19, 2017 Cybersecurity Threat Briefing

Join @theKanREN for our quarterly CyberSecurity  Threat briefing with Dr. Joe Adams, the Vice President of Research & Cyber Security at Michigan’s Merit Network, as we explore ways to understand vulnerabilities and manage risk from an IT perspective.  Dr. Adams will share insights on risks associated with Information Technology and how organizations of all types can get started with the National Institutes of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) risk management framework.  Suited for all types of organizations, this framework can inform your efforts to identify and address risks, provide guidance on the development of risk policies and standards, and ways to mitigate areas of weakness related to IT systems and services.

When:  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11am to 12pm CST

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About Dr. William J. (Joe) Adams is the Vice President of Research and Cyber Security.

He joined Merit Network after retiring from a 26-year career in the United States Army where he achieved the rank of Colonel. Adams was previously CIO of the National Defense University. He has also served as a professor and research scientist at West Point, and network engineer for the Supreme HQ, Allied Powers Europe.

He has a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), MS degrees from the Army War College and University of Arkansas as well as a BS in computer engineering from Syracuse University.