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Mount Wachusett Community College and UMass Lowell to Host Cybersecurity Breakfast at Devens

(DEVENS)—Larry Wilson, a nationally recognized leader in adapting cybersecurity platforms to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, will be the keynote speaker at a cybersecurity breakfast, Friday, September 27, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Devens Common Center (31 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA). The breakfast is presented in collaboration with the Nashoba Valley and North Central Massachusetts Chambers of Commerce as well as Mass Development at Devens. Pre-registration required, $10 fee.

Wilson is the former Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the University of Massachusetts President’s Office, where he was responsible for developing, implementing and managing the University of Massachusetts Information Security Policy and Written Information Security Program.  Wilson will discuss program development and workforce training for organizations, implementing a cybersecurity framework, and cybersecurity compliance. The NIST Framework consists of voluntary standards, guidelines, and practices to promote the protection of critical infrastructure. The prioritized, flexible, repeatable, and cost-effective approach of the Framework helps owners and operators of critical infrastructure to manage cybersecurity-related risk.

The availability of future workshops and training opportunities will also be presented at this event.  Nashoba Valley is handling the registration ( ).  Additional information is available through Mount Wachusett Community College by calling (978) 630-9246.