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WSC Founder/CEO Speaks at 2014 Women in Cybersecurity Conference (WiCYS)

Monday, April 14, 2014  
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Nashville, TN – Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville), the University of Memphis (TN), and Jackson State Community College (Jackson, TN) are collaborating on the first national Women in Cybersecurity conference.

The conference will take place at Marriott Airport Hotel in Nashville, TN on April 11 and 12. It’s funded by the National Science Foundation under a Scholarship for Service award.

Keynote speaker will be Dr Deborah Frincke, associate director for education and training of the National Security Agency’s Central Security Service. She was chief scientist for cybersecurity research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory from 2004 to 2011.

Among the other speakers are Dr Jenna Matthews, associate professor of computer science at Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY), and Lisa Foreman, founder and CEO of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (McLean, VA).

Dr Ernest McDuffie will give opening remarks. He is the lead in the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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