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Panelists to Discuss the Key to Increased Enterprise Security at George Washington University’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus, Feb. 26

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Latarsha Gatlin
202-994-5631; lgatlin@gwu.edu
Michelle Sherrard
202-994-1423; mcs1@gwu.edu

EVENT:

GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) will host a panel discussion titled “Linking Disciplines: The Key to Increased Enterprise Security.” The lecture will feature information security experts Diana L. Burley, associate professor of human and organizational learning in GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development and co-chair of the National Academy of Sciences Professionalizing of the Nation’s Cybersecurity Workforce Committee; and Kenneth R. van Wyk, internationally recognized information security expert, author of the books, Incident Response and Secure Coding and monthly columnist for Computerworld. The two will discuss their views on linking two historically separate disciplines, information security and software security–as well as taking a holistic view towards developing the cyber security workforce–as being the key to increased enterprise security on software, networks and services. 

WHEN:

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013; reception begins at 6 p.m. and discussion begins at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus
Exploration Hall
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn, Virginia

RSVP:

Media planning to attend should RSVP with Latarsha Gatlin at lgatlin@gwu.edu or 202-994-5631.

BACKGROUND:

The lecture is the second installment of the Dean’s Speaker Series hosted by VSTC Dean Ali Eskandarian. The series, which began last fall, brings leaders and experts together with students, faculty, alumni, and the community to facilitate discussions on challenges and opportunities of our global society.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to gwvirginia.gwu.edu.


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