Cybersecurity in Education Conference


Cybersecurity in Education Conference

March 27, 2018

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

6300 Irvington Blvd.

 

Learn best practices, strategies and resources through expert, hands-on instruction led by the FBI, Infragard, local law enforcement, the Texas Education Agency and other cybersecurity experts. 

Topics of Discussion:

  • Understanding the cyber threat landscape
  • Hackenomics
  • Digital citizenship and safety
  • Hacker principles and curriculum 
  • Data privacy and protection

Cost: 
General In-County Advanced: $130
Standard: $150
General Out-of-County Advanced: $145
Standard: $165

Register: https://goo.gl/M8D7fP 

Presenters:

Special Presenter James Morrison, Computer Scientist with the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Morrison serves as a local technical expert to the Special Agents and Task Force Officers assigned to the Houston Area Cyber Crimes Task Force. He assists in computer intrusion investigations and reverse engineers software to determine source and purpose of the malignant code. He has worked in the IT field for more than 28 years, including 19 years with the FBI.  

Frosty Walker, Chief Information Security Officer with Texas Education Agency

Walker, with cooperation from other TEA staff, administers the TEA Information Security Program including establishing, maintaining and enhancing information security policies. The ISO also enhances procedures and practices necessary to ensure the security of information resources assets against unauthorized or accidental modification, destruction or disclosure. 

Kevin Lewis, Project Manager, IMS Global Learning Consortium

Lewis started his career in education as an IT customer service representative responsible for the break fix process at two high schools. He also held "Tech Tuesday" training where he was able to coordinate with principals and faculty to train them on all district resources. He then moved on to work as an Education Technology Specialist and headed the district's student data privacy, Internet safety and security initiative.