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Michael Hicks — Associate Professor in Computer Science, University of Maryland
Reports indicate that the U.S. will soon face a major shortage of cybersecurity professionals. To provide an educational curriculum focused on training students in this area, global security company Northrop Grumman and the University of Maryland are partnering together.
Michael Hicks, an Associate Professor in computer science at the University of Maryland discusses the importance and potential benefits of this new opportunity.
Hart Rossman — Chief Technology Officer, SAIC
Many agencies worry about the security challenges that come with “bring-your-own-device.” However, SAIC chief technology officer Hart Rossman thinks that is the wrong issue to focus on. There are other issues which should also be addressed by cybersecurity teams.
He points to the enterprise app store as a primary current example, citing it as the next evolution of the corporate Intranet.
John Sepúlveda — Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration, Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs will be offering a speed hiring event for veterans June 25-29 in Detroit, Ill. During next week’s career fair, participants will be able to not only drop off a resume but also be interviewed and perhaps even hired. Veterans can additionally interview via teleconference from five bases around the country.
John Sepúlveda, the VA’s assistant secretary for human resources and administration, talks about the options available to veterans at the event.
GCE’s Marianne Lucas on big data, tech trends Marianne Lucas, the vice president of business development and marketing at GCE, discusses the latest government trends, including big data and what’s next for cloud computing on Industry Chatter.