DENVER, Colo., (September
10, 2012) — Jones International University® (JIU®) recently
announced Platinum level sponsorship of the Billington CyberSecurity Summit to
occur on September 27 in Washington, D.C.
at the National Press Club, this event will host an elite cross-section of over
25 distinguished federal, state and industry cyber experts who will provide
targeted insights about late-breaking developments surrounding increasingly
sophisticated threats to critical infrastructure—the number one security issue
facing Congress and the nation. Confirmed speakers include current and
former senior defense and intelligence cybersecurity experts including His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves,
President, Estonia, John C. (Chris) Inglis, Deputy Director, National Security
Agency and General Michael Hayden (Ret.), Former Director, NSA and CIA and
Principal, The Chertoff Group.
In response to the growing threat of attacks on cyber
networks, Jones International University® (JIU®) created an MBA program with a focus in Information Security
Management-Cyber Security which was launched at the Billington CyberSecurity
Summit WEST in 2011. The five Cyber
Security courses in the JIU MBA specialization are designed to provide
background on the growing need for and issues associated with information
security. Distinguished advisory board members for the MBA program include Major General USAF (Ret.) Dale W. Meyerrose, VP and GM,
Cyber Integrated Solutions, Harris Corporation, Thomas K. Billington, CEO,
Billington CyberSecurity, and David Aucsmith, Senior Director, Microsoft
Institute for Advanced Technology in Government.
The JIU MBA in Information
Security Management program coursework will help students develop practical
information security programs that include the people, process and technology
components essential to any effective management program. The courses also
provide students with practical experience in risk assessment and management,
business continuity planning, and incident response from an information
security management perspective.
For more information on the JIU MBA in Information Security Management –Cyber Security Program, visit the
program information page at www.jiu.edu/schools/business/mba/information-security-management. Information on the Billington CyberSecurity
Summit can be found at http://www.billingtoncybersecurity.com/2012summit/index.html.
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