Hiring the Next-Generation of Cyber Security Professionals in Government
Date: This event took place live on May 13 2010
Presented by: Lewis Shepherd
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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The shortage of qualified cyber security professionals is a real and immediate concern for all levels of government. Lewis Shepherd of Microsoft Research is right in the thick of this discussion and has been thinking about this problem for a while. Join him in a free 60-minute webcast.
A 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 30 minute Q and A session.
About Lewis Shepherd
Lewis Shepherd is the Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft's Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments, having joined Microsoft in 2007. He has degrees from Stanford University (where he was a Rockefeller Graduate Fellow), the University of Virginia, and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium). He has also been a guest-lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for MBA courses on government/business relations. Lewis spent two decades working in and around Silicon Valley, but after the 9/11 attacks he focused on technologies to support the Intelligence Community and in 2003 accepted an offer to become Senior Technology Officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency, where he spent four years participating in a remarkable period of innovation and reform for the intelligence community.
Shepherd will be participating on a panel at Gov 2.0 Expo, Open Source Spying: 2010.