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executive leadership cybersecurity training


timeline january 17: Webinar “Executive leadership in cyber security: A culture in the face of threats” february 7: Q&A session with UTSA experts february 12-14: Training at the UDLAP Jenkins Graduate School. From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. (Av. Paseo de la Reforma 180 • Piso 16, Mexico City, Mexico)

objective This program provides leaders, managers and decision makers an overview of issues and activities associated with cybersecurity. Leaders will receive information in various topics that will build their knowledge and hone executive decision-making regarding cybersecurity threats. This course provides an upper-level awareness of cyber threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures; it explains vulnerabilities of computer systems and networks. Leaders will be introduced to new trends and actions that can be taken to establish a cyber security program and build a culture of security to better prepare their organization for cyber threats. This training is the result of the collaboration between Universidad de las Américas Puebla and the University of Texas at San Antonio. The program will last three days and all the content will be in English.


agenda day 1 • Welcome and Introductions • Introduction to Cybersecurity • How the cyber threat has evolved over time • Confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) • Common attack vectors that compromise CIA • Categorize cyber threats into unstructured, structured and highly structured • Introduction to Evolving Threats • Enterprise architecture and vulnerabilities • Cloud computing • Internet of Things (IoT) • Mobile Devices • Malware • Introduction to Risk Management • Secure Network Design and Security Devices day 2 • Building Your Strategy • Assess the risks to the organization and build strategies for good decision making during this process. • Cyber Incident Response • Strategy for building a robust cyber incident response plan • Culture of Security • People, Processes, Technology • Training and Exercises day 3 In this third day, the CIAS will include a workshop discussion for participants to work through the challenges they face in their organizations and how they can improve their cybersecurity program. At the end of this third day, participants will develop an improvement plan they can implement into their organizations.


instructors Gregory B. White Director, Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security Gregory B. White is the director of the UTSA Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security. His career has spanned more than three decades in computer and network security, including 30 years in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves. He helped build the nation’s first undergraduate information warfare laboratory at the U.S. Air Force Academy. At UTSA, White continues to develop and teach courses on computer and network security. His leadership of the CIAS has seen the university’s selection by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop national cybersecurity information sharing standards and a $3 million DHS grant to develop and deliver cybersecurity training to support the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. In 2016, he was inducted into the San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor.

Natalie Sjelin Associate Director of Training Programs for the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security Natalie Sjelin is the associate director of training for the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) at The University of Texas San Antonio. Sjelin also serves as the director of the Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAO) - Standards Organization (SO). In this role, she is leading the development of the ISAO SO’s Support Group to assist ISAOs in their overall development and to assist ISAOs to hone their capabilities and services. In addition, Sjelin plays a significant role in the National Cyber Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) initiatives to design cybersecurity training for the nation. The majority of Sjelin’ s experience has been in designing cybersecurity exercises and delivering cybersecurity training at various levels. Her focus has been working with communities to build viable and sustainable cybersecurity programs. Sjelin has coauthored several white papers on Community Cybersecurity topics and most recently co-authored a chapter for a new book on Cyber-Physical that will be published soon.


about the institutions universidad de las américas puebla (udlap) One of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Mexico – Universidad de las Américas Puebla (udlap) – is located in Cholula, the oldest city in Latin America, whose magic is the result of a combination of art, culture, history, traditions, and modernity. Quality at udlap is backed by international accreditations, such as the one granted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (sacscoc) since 1959. This accreditation has been ratified to its highest level, udlap being one of only two universities outside the United States to have a level 6, on a par with that country´s quality standards. university of texas at san antonio (utsa) center for infrastructure assurance and security (cias) utsa is a top-tier university with research strengths in health, cybersecurity, energy and sustainability, and human and social development. Their cyber security program has been ranked the best in the United States, according to a national survey of certified information technology security professionals. The Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (cias) is one of utsa’s premier Cyber Security Centers. Established in 2001, the (cias) is developing the world’s foremost center for multidisciplinary education and development of operational capabilities in the areas of infrastructure assurance and security.


contact information universidad de las américas puebla Carlos A. Juárez Montalvo Head of Government Solutions UDLAP Consultores phone: + 52 (222) 229 20 00 ext. 2241 email: alberto.juarez@udlap.mx university of texas at san antonio Carelli De la Garza Torres Sr. Global Relations Advisor Office of the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives phone: + 1 210.458.5074 email: carelli.delagarzatorres@utsa.edu

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Executive Leadership Cybersecurity Training  
Executive Leadership Cybersecurity Training