Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM PST
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Cybersecurity Workshop

King County, Region 6 Critical Infrastructure Working Group

Join us on Thursday, December 7, 2017, for the Region 6 Critical Infrastructure Working Group Cybersecurity Workshop. Engage in timely discussions on current cyber threats and how stakeholders can partner together as a region to increase the cybersecurity and resilience of our infrastructure.

The cybersecurity workshop will follow-up on the important lessons learned during the Emerald Down V Cybersecurity Exercise earlier this spring. It will focus on key takeaways from Emerald Down V, including developing and maturing public-private connections, protocols for reporting cyber incidents, and utilizing regional resources that could assist during a cybersecurity incident.

The workshop will include: 

  • Overview and discussion of Washington State Cyber Reserve Corps concept, including a showcase from the State of Michigan on how they fostered a corps of cybersecurity professionals.
  • Discussion of cyber incident reporting, protocols, and available regional resources. Learn how situational awareness can make the region more resilient to cybersecurity incidents. 
  • Strengthening partnerships between local, country, state, federal, and private sector partners. Planning ahead and working across jurisdictions is critical to ensuring the resilience of the region.
  • Networking opportunities with public and private sector stakeholders. Learn about your interdependencies and find out who you need to know before a disaster. 

Agenda available here

Event Flyer here

Who Should Attend: Emergency managers, cybersecurity directors and managers, law enforcement, IT support staff, business continuity professionals, control systems technicians, all private and public sector cyber security stakeholders. The time is now to know who to call in an emergency.

This cybersecurity workshop is funded by the Department of Homeland Security through the King County Office of Emergency Region 6 Critical Infrastructure Working Group.

Cost to Attend: Free. Continental networking breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Visit www.regionalresilience.org for more information.


If you are still interested in attending, please join us on Dec. 7 for onsite registration.