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Cybersecurity Awareness Events at UVa
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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

UVa is a National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion

NCSAM Champion

All are welcome, and all events are free.
Registration is optional, and snacks are provided.

Door prizes, courtesy of our sponsors, are only awarded for attendance during the October events.



September 25, 2014: Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report


DATE: Thursday, September 25, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room
REGISTRATION: Click here


October 1, 2014: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Keynote Presentation - Brian Wieniswski, CISSP, ITIL. CERT Cybersecurity Resilience and Measurement Center, Software Engineering Institute and DoD Resilience Technology Portfolio Manager at Carnegie Mellon University


DATE: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room
REGISTRATION: Click here


October 7, 2014: Gene Fishel, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Virginia Attorney General's Office.


DATE: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room
REGISTRATION: Click here


October 15, 2014: Ron Buchanan, Senior Director, Information Security Operations, and Chris Tignor, Vice President, Information Security & Risk Management, Capital One, Richmond VA


DATE: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room
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October 23, 2014: Rob Fuller | Mubix, Room362.com | hak5.org


DATE: Thursday, October 23, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room
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November 12, 2014: John Cassidy, Branch Director - Cybersecurity Division, CenturyLink Government


DATE: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room
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December 3, 2014: David J. Bianco, Hunt Team Manager, Mandiant - FireEye.


DATE: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION: Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room
REGISTRATION: Click here


Recent Events


January 2014: Cybersecurity Info from Peter Romness, Cisco Systems Cybersecurity Specialist

February 2014: Cybersecurity Info from Carlos Kizzee, Deputy Director of Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience at the Department of Homeland Security

March 2014: Cybersecurity Briefing from FBI Special Agent, Richmond VA FBI Field Office

May 2014: Cybersecurity Info from Darren Manners, Senior Security Engineer, SyCom, and SANS Cyber Guardian


Cybersecurity Month Sponsors

  • The following sponsors have donated fabulous door prizes for the October Events.