Future of Cybersecurity

IEEE Seattle Section, The Computer Society and Women in Engineering present  the monthly “Whats’ Hot ?” lecture on “Future of Cybersecurity” .

Time:  May 10th 2016, 6pm

Place : Microsoft research building 99, room 1919.

14820 Northeast 36th Street Redmond, WA 98052 USA
Redmond, Washington
United States 98039

Abstract ;

This presentation will discuss the Federal Cybersecurity Framework, developed by NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology) per Presidential Executive Order 13636. Initially focused towards critical infrastructure security and resilience, it is increasingly being viewed as a best practice for general business.

During this talk you will learn:

  • What are the major cyber threats and vulnerabilities
  • What the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is and why it is important to your organization
  • How the cybersecurity landscape is changing and how the framework can be used
  • Future implications for IT operations and what actions you should take now

Presenter : Ed Perkins CIA CERM is the developer of the CERMacademy.com Certified Enterprise Risk Manager® – Cyber Security™ certificate and is an expert on the NIST Risk Management Framework.  Ed consults in enterprise risk management; performance and risk auditing; IT Governance; process automation; project management; and holds a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation. He has over 30 years industry experience, in computer operations, operating systems, embedded systems, software development , chip architecture development, design automation, program and project management, design services management, technical writing, and internal auditing. He has managed high visibility / high risk IT programs, and led cross-functional teams and industry work groups.

Mr. Ed perkins was IEEE Region 6 director,  Vice President of memership, IEEE MGA and candidate for IEEE-USA President.

Contact : Dr. Sheree Wen  at swen@ieee.org

Chair; IEEE Seattle  Computer Society,

Chair:  IEEE Region 6 , Women in Engineering

Please register at

https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/39764