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NCF-238 Supporting Employee Retention of Cyber Workforces

NCF-238 Supporting Employee Retention of Cyber Workforces

December 7, 2020

On today’s show, host Chris Gorog talks with Kathleen Smith, the Chief Marketing Officer at cybersecjobs.com. They discuss how to support employee retention in today’s cyber workplace. Identifying and hiring the right candidate is instrumental in building a strong team. In the cyber workforce finding the right applicant has its own unique criteria. From navigating the clearance required jobs market to what the future holds for the cyber workforce, you won’t want to miss today’s conversation.

NCF-237 Cybersecurity Law and Legislation in Latin America

NCF-237 Cybersecurity Law and Legislation in Latin America

November 30, 2020

Today’s guest Victoria Beckman talks to our host Abe Thompson about cybersecurity law, cyber crime, and legislation in Latin America. Each country has its own laws and you’ll want to familiarize yourself with not only the country’s laws but where they are in the implementation of said laws. Hear about the need to balance privacy and accessibility and how it’s impacting this industrial region. Often considered lagging in many ways, Latin America, known as the factory of North America, is responsible for the origination of many products used in everyday life. This is definitely something you’ll want to know about as you think about those many products you rely on.

 

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NCF-236 Shift the Narrative from Cybersecurity to Safety

NCF-236 Shift the Narrative from Cybersecurity to Safety

November 16, 2020

Our guest today has an entirely new approach to cybersecurity. Christopher Gorog interviews Kavya Pearlmen of XRSI, who is turning the conversation to safety: safety of our privacy and data, our physical beings, and our emotional and psychological state. Hear her explain this new thought process in extend reality, which is basically anything that represents a virtual extension of our physical bodies. Kavya is convinced with this change in our philosophy, cybersecurity will be given more importance in the years to come. This show is one you will not want to miss. It captivated our host as well.

 

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NCF-235 Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

NCF-235 Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

November 9, 2020

On today’s show, Christopher Gorog hosts Isaac James and Dr. Steve Beaty of Devil Dog Security. They discuss certifying a business to level of maturity, controlled unclassified information, 3rd party assessors/auditors, and the importance of readiness. Listen and join in on the conversation!

 

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NCF-234 Cybersecurity Operations in the Military

NCF-234 Cybersecurity Operations in the Military

November 2, 2020

On today’s show, host Christopher Gorog sits down with Jerry Chappee, Cyber Operations Strategist and Technical Lead for the Air Force Satellite Control Network. They discuss military organizations' use of cyber, joint cybersecurity between the US and Europe, and what has changed in regards to cyber and physical security post wall. Listen and join in on the conversation!

 

This episode is brought to you by Murray Security Services

 

Murray Security Services is a Colorado Springs based Information and Cyber Security, Environmental, Safety and Systems Engineering company serving clients across the globe. MSS has two primary lines of business; professional training & certification and business consulting. 

 

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NCF-233 Campuswide Cybersecurity

NCF-233 Campuswide Cybersecurity

October 26, 2020

Sit down with Christopher Gorog as he interviews Gretchen Bliss, director of Cybersecurity programs at UCCS. They discuss campuswide cyber strategy, including program components involved and how it affects events, as well as the building of NCC and Space ISAC. Listen and join in on the conversation!

 

This episode is brought to you by UCCS

 

Cybersecurity at UCCS is expanding and growing.  In addition to the long-standing Certificate, Bachelor’s Masters and PhD Cybersecurity programs in Engineering, new programs have launched in the College of Business focused on Cybersecurity Management.  UCCS is working with industry, government and other educational institutions across the country to create pathways to fill the overwhelming need for cybersecurity professionals.  Just this fall, UCCS partnered with AFCEA and the National Cyber League on the Pikes Peak Cyber Challenge where USAFA, PPCC and UCCS Cyber teams competed.  On 13 November UCCS is hosting an “Ethics in Cybersecurity” virtual event and welcome anyone to attend (register at https://cvent.me/MQAq5b).  On December 5, this competition is expanding across the region in partnership with AFCEA and Deloitte for the Rocky Mountain Cyber Challenge where 30 teams of 5 students from colleges and universities in CO, UT, NM and WY can register to compete for great prizes.  (register here https://www.eventsquid.com/event/11072) In addition to events, UCCS is receiving grants as well to develop programs to support the exponentially growing demand for a large cybersecurity workforce. UCCS College of Business was granted $6M from the Department of Labor to establish a Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program.  UCCS is also the designated Hub for the Northwest Region for the National Security Agency Center of Academic Excellence Program expanding a ecosystem of cybersecurity education from K-12 through Post Doctorate.

 

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NCF-232 Risk is a Four Letter Word

NCF-232 Risk is a Four Letter Word

October 19, 2020

ISO 27001 Compliance provides a flexible governance standard for managing information security. As an international standard, ISO 27001 is used by more than 20,000 companies and organizations internationally. Implementation and certification for the ISO 27001 standard provides companies with business agility, international recognition and market competitiveness. As a cybersecurity professional with SecurityFeeds, Tim Weil (Certified ISO 27001 LA/LI) talks with NCF on how IT governance models, like ISO 27001, impact our industry across a broad range of compliance systems (ISO 27001, Cloud Security, HIPAA, FISMA, FedRAMP) and other frameworks. The benefits of ISO 27001 Lead Implementer Training, IoT Security, and specifically Cybersecurity for Transactive Energy are a few of the wide-ranging topics discussed in this podcast with NCF host Shawn Murray. Listen and join in on the conversation!

 

This episode is brought to you by SecurityFeeds

 

Tim is a long-time industry professional bringing ISO 27001 Lead Implementer Training, IoT Security, and specifically Cybersecurity for Transactive Energy (recent talk) to private companies, university programs, and, of course, the IEEE Communication Society members.  Tim is Chair of the IEEE Denver COMSOC chapter.  For more information, visit http://www.securityfeeds.com

 

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NCF-231 Building a Cybersecurity Force Multiplier

NCF-231 Building a Cybersecurity Force Multiplier

October 12, 2020

Don’t miss today’s show, as host Christopher Gorog sits down with Michael Echols, former Department of Homeland Security Cyber Director and owner of Max Cybersecurity LLC. They discuss the need for more definition of the term “cybersecurity,” finding leadership and regulations for the cyber industry, and how these factor into creating a cybersecurity force multiplier. Listen and join in on the conversation!

This episode is brought to you by Max Cybersecurity 

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Former Department of Homeland Security Cyber Director and owner of Max Cybersecurity LLC. Michael Echols is accepting speaking engagements. Cybersecurity is about combining the tools, processes and people to continuously reduce risk. We can assist you to build a Culture of Cybersecurity.

 

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NCF-230 Why Cyber is the New Skilled Labor

NCF-230 Why Cyber is the New Skilled Labor

October 5, 2020

Dr. Shawn Murray discusses with Martha Laughman, Director for workforce development for Military programs at Smoothstack, about her background in workforce development strategies related to the IT and cyber security workforce shortage gaps in various industries. Martha explains her passion for introducing and promoting different ways to solve the problem. Her contributions include perspectives on internships, apprenticeships and the challenges related to redefining training and education requirements to fill employer needs.

 

This episode is brought to you by Smoothstack

 

The Smoothstack Apprenticeship Program is an innovative workforce solution for cyber security.  The Smoothstack model recruits diverse talent from underrepresented populations.  The selection process, powered by AI, produces the applicants with the highest aptitude.  Each apprentice goes through a training program that is custom built to meet the employer partner needs.  On-the-Job training is 2 years working on projects with the employer partners; compensation is industry competitive. 

 

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NCF-CO18 Small Business Development Centers Support Cyber

NCF-CO18 Small Business Development Centers Support Cyber

September 30, 2020

On today’s Colorado update, host Christopher Gorog sits down with Aikta Marcoulier, Executive Director of Pikes Peak Development Center and program lead for Colorado SBDC Cyber CYA Program. In this special Colorado update, they discuss the Pikes Peak Regional Relief Fund and Colorado Enterprise Fund. Listen and join in on the conversation!

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https://pikespeaksbdc.org/

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