CyVision has helped us bring together an expert panel who will deliver very critical and very timely information about cybersecurity and disinformation.
BETHESDA, Md. (PRWEB) October 19, 2020
CyVision Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of cyber vulnerability assessments, today announced that it is co-sponsoring a timely and critical cybersecurity webinar developed for members of County Executives of America. The webinar is designed to help prepare County Executives, and other local government officials, to successfully overcome the potentially devastating and debilitating consequences that cyberattacks and cybersecurity breaches can have on the jurisdictions they lead.
“We are honored to play such a critical role in helping to educate and assist county governments in taking a more proactive role in protecting their jurisdictions from cyberattack,” said Steve Crummey, chairman of CyVision Technologies, Inc. “It’s no secret that state and local governments have struggled with cybersecurity over the years. The recent COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming presidential election have helped put cybersecurity in the spotlight.”
The webinar, titled Cybersecurity: Helping County Executives Avoid the Impending Storm, will be held October 22, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. eastern time. The webinar will feature nationally distinguished speakers who bring decades of cybersecurity industry experience and who have a keen understanding of the unique challenges facing county government leaders today. Among the speakers are members of the CyVision Technologies Board of Advisors – Paul Goldenberg and Jack Donohue. Goldenberg is former chair of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Cybersecurity Committee while Donohue is the former 3-star Chief of Cyber Intelligence of the New York City Police Department.
Specifically, the webinar will help County Executives and other government and municipal managers gain a better understanding of the current cybersecurity landscape. In addition, they will learn critical steps which governments must take to mitigate cyberattacks as well as how county governments can be proactive in prioritizing cyber vulnerabilities and identifying high-value assets that may be directly or indirectly at risk. The webinar will also discuss the increasingly prevalent threats of disinformation and the significant impact that it can have on a governments ability to effectively support its constituents.
“CyVision has helped us bring together an expert panel who will deliver very critical and very timely information about cybersecurity and disinformation,” said Michael Griffin, executive director, County Executives of America. “Considering the times in which are members are trying to govern, this webinar will provide the information necessary to help them be better prepared amidst the significant challenges they continue to face.”
The webinar is being promoted to members of the County Executives of America and all county personnel actively involved in the safety and security of its constituents. Other notable webinar presenters include: Brian Harrell, former assistant secretary for infrastructure protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Graham Brookie, former national security and foreign policy adviser to President Obama; Robert Rose, senior cybersecurity adviser to the National Security Agency and former vice-chair of the US DHS State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Cybersecurity Subcommittee.
“There’s no more important time to help our county governments and the executives who lead them in the areas of cybersecurity and disinformation. Two critical issues that can have a critical impact on the people they serve, the careers they have created, and the public trust they have worked so hard to earn,” Crummey said.
CyVision Technologies, Inc. is co-sponsoring this webinar with Cardinal Point Strategies a leading strategic advisory and public policy consulting firm specializing in homeland security, intelligence, law enforcement and public safety members with a recent emphasis on cybersecurity matters.
For more information on this important webinar, visit the County Executives of America website at http://www.countyexecutives.org to register or for more information.
For more information on CyVision Technologies, Inc. and the CyVision Enhanced Cyber Vulnerability Assessment Services, call 301.818.8899 or visit http://www.cyvision.net.
About CyVision Technologies, Inc.
CyVision Technologies, Inc. was established in 2018 and is dedicated to combating the ever-increasing threat of cyberattacks. It’s vulnerability assessment service leverages military-grade cybersecurity technologies, designed for the Department of Homeland Security, to help organizations quickly identify and prioritize critical cybersecurity vulnerabilities that require immediate remediation. CyVision is strategically focused on helping small to medium-sized businesses, healthcare, schools, municipalities, public safety organizations, not-for-profits, and other industries, improve their security posture in order to protect their most critical assets.