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SC Cyber Announces Fall Lecture Series

Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments)
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SC Cyber Announces the Fall 2017 Cyber Webinar Series


Meet GOVERNMENT, academic, and industry leaders for discussions about new cyber ISSUES, opportunities and trends

The Cyber Webinar Series sponsored by SC Cyber is a free, one-hour webinar each Friday during Fall term 2017 from a thought leader who is advancing the field of information security and privacy.


Invited speakers include executives and researchers from industry, state and federal agencies, start-ups and incubators, as well as University of South Carolina faculty and students presenting their research. Lectures are open to all -- students, faculty, industry, government, or simply the curious. 




2017 SC Cyber Fall Webinar/Lecture Series -- Sept 22, 2017 9:30AM

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 524-065-621

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James Perry 

  Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
University of South Carolina

"Data Driven Security Strategy"



James Perry currently serves as Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the University of South Carolina. In this role, Perry is responsible for leading the information security function at the university. Responsibilities include: managing information security and privacy compliance efforts; effectively communicating risk to senior university officials; developing, updating and maintaining information security and privacy policies; developing, implementing, and maintaining strategic information security and privacy programs; effective interaction with various departments, individuals and agencies across all levels of the enterprise; overseeing work assignments of the information security staff; maintaining relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies; and overseeing a network of security directors and vendors who safeguard the University's assets, intellectual property and computer systems. Prior to his current role, Perry served in various IT leadership roles at the University of Tennessee System, including Interim Chief Information Officer, Executive Director of Systems, Associate CIO for Statewide Services, and Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to his time at UT, Perry spent 13 years as an IT consultant with a focus on small- to medium-size businesses. Perry holds an MBA from Tennessee Tech University and a B.S. in Business from Lee University. In addition, Perry has earned several industry certifications including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE), and the Certified HIPAA Security Specialist (CHSS) among others. Perry is a husband, father of 3, and accomplished barbecue judge.



Schedule of Guest Speakers


Class Presentation Date Speaker # Guest Speaker Organization Topic
 1-Sep Tom Scott  SC Cyber Ransomware and Law Firms 
8-Sep 2 Charlie Mauney Sirius RECORDING: Drivers of Approaches to Cybersecurity
15-Sep 3 Tom Scott SC Cyber Incident Response and the SCDOR Breach
22-Sep 4 James Perry USC Data Driven Security Strategy
29-Sep 5 Brian Bannister DHEC Health Care InfoSec
6-Oct 6 Barry Newkirk iCap Security Consulting
13-Oct 7 Randy Rambo Rambo Consulting Incident Response
20-Oct --------------- Fall Break ==================== --------------------------------------------------------
27-Oct 8 Marc Punzirudu Control Scan Compliance
3-Nov 9 Joe Merrifield SC Dept of Corrections The uneasy marriage of security and privacy
10-Nov 10 Tab Clardy FBI Cyber and Intelligence
17-Nov 11 Leo Chavez EITS Threat Hunting
24-Nov -------------- Thanksgiving ------------------------------------ ---------------------------------------------------------
1-Dec 12 Mark Lester SC Ports ISAO
8-Dec 13 Barry Mcintosh SRNL Building a Culture of Security



About SC Cyber

SC Cyber is a statewide South Carolina initiative, based at the University of South Carolina and with partners across all levels of academia, industry, and government, with a mission to develop the talent, techniques, and tools to defend critical, connected infrastructure within South Carolina and the United States. In support of this mission, SC Cyber creates and offers programs for training and workforce development, education, advanced technology development and commercialization, and critical infrastructure protection.







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