On February 19, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Introduction to Cybersecurity: Computer & Application Security”
During the webinar, attendees learned about the basics of computer operating system architecture. They were also introduced to some of the most prevalent web vulnerabilities and attacks. Additionally, this webinar discussed preventative security measures as well as a number of defensive measures for thwarting attacks. Note that this webinar was the fourth in a series of eight webinars discussing the fundamentals of cybersecurity (Cybersecurity 101).
This webinar is the fourth in a series of eight webinars discussing the fundamentals of cybersecurity (Cybersecurity 101).
The webinar was presented by Derek A. Smith who is responsible for the development and coordination of cyber security initiatives at the National Cybersecurity Institute. Formerly, he has worked for a number of IT companies including Computer Sciences Corporation and Booz Allen Hamilton. Derek spent 18 years as a special agent for various government agencies and the military. He has also taught business and IT courses at several universities for over 20 years. Derek has served in the US Navy, Air Force, and Army for a total of 24 years. He completed an MBA, MS in IT Information Assurance, Master in IT Project Management, and a BS in Education.