Georgia State University Cybersecurity Lecture

October 6, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Barry West oversees the implementation of recent cybersecurity initiatives at the US Department of Homeland Security. He will discuss the implications of these initiatives to private organizations and cybersecurity work force.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. West is a career technologist with 30 years in the information technology field. He was recently appointed as the Senior Advisor and Senior Accountable Official for Risk Management for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Prior to his current position, he was the President of the Mason Harriman Group, which is a management consulting company based out of Washington, D.C. He has 27 years of government service to include being Chief Information Officer at five different government organizations – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), Department of Commerce (DOC), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during hurricane Katrina and the National Weather Service (NWS). He is the past President of two of the largest IT associations in the United States: American Council for Technology (ACT) and the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM). He has represented the United States Government Information Technology community at four different world-wide gatherings of NATO countries.

Dr. West completed his Executive Doctorate in Business from Georgia State University with a focus on Cloud Computing. He was recently appointed by Georgia State University as ‘Executive-In-Residence’.

Tower Place 200, Room #1203
3348 Peachtree Rd NE
Executive Education Center
Robinson College of Business
Atlanta, GA 30326

Location:

Tower Place 200, Room #1203
3348 Peachtree Rd NE
Executive Education Center
Robinson College of Business
Atlanta, GA 30326

 

 

 

 

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