Due to federal agencies being closed for the National Day of Mourning for President H.W. Bush on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the InfraGard event has been moved to 1/24/19.

About the Event

InfraGard Md will be hosting its inaugural Cyber Security event. The theme of this event is Cyber Incident Response. This event will be open to the public and you do not need to be an InfraGard Member to attend.

InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector. The InfraGard program provides a vehicle for seamless public-private collaboration with government that expedites the timely exchange of information and promotes mutual learning opportunities relevant to the protection of Critical Infrastructure. With thousands of vetted members nationally, InfraGard's membership includes business executives, entrepreneurs, military and government officials, computer professionals, academia and state and local law enforcement; each dedicated to contributing industry specific insight and advancing national security. Audience – Government and private sector employees, CISOs, InfraGard members (currently over 1000 in chapter), fusion centers, state, county, local law enforcement.

Purpose: Raise Cybersecurity awareness within the Maryland Community

Session Topics:

  1. Be aware of cyber threats to Maryland organizations.
  2. Provide incident response and “what do I do now” scenarios.
  3. Help participants understand the lifecycle of threats, protection, and business risk.
  4. Cyber hygiene
  5. Overall training and education

Desired speaker types: IT Security and CISO, Business executives not in cyber, Resilience, gov, law enforcement, legislators.

Goals:

  • Provide high-demand cyber content to Maryland community
  • Inform community on Threats and Trends
  • Provide usable pathways for action
  • Answer unanswered questions about security
  • Create engagement between industry, government and InfraGard