Cybersecurity: A National Asset and Homeland Security Priority
Nearly 1 million new malware threats are released every day. Learn about the cybersecurity threat environment and free/low-cost resources for local governments to manage these threats. Join the Center for Public Safety Management and the Department of Homeland Security in this event.
You and your staff will discuss:
- The current cybersecurity threat environment
- Cybersecurity and its impact on local government
- How local governments can manage cyber risk
- Resources and programs for local government
Program Lead, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Cybersecurity Engagement Program
Erin Meehan is the program lead of the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Cybersecurity Engagement Program within the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C). In her role, Erin has worked to build strong partnerships with associations such as the National Governors Association and National Association of Counties, as well as state chief information officers and chief information security officers, and governor’s homeland security advisors to help state and local governments strengthen their cybersecurity postures. To this end, Erin’s program brings to bear all of the programs and resources CS&C has to offer.
Stacey A. Wright
Security Operations Center manager, Intel Program at the Center for Internet Security (CIS)
Stacey A. Wright is the Security Operations Center (SOC) manager - Intel Program at the Center for Internet Security (CIS) where she runs the day-to-day operations of cyber intelligence analysis program within the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). The intelligence program is specifically focused on state, local, tribal, and territorial government issues, and is dedicated to providing comprehensive, actionable intelligence analysis for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments. Prior to her employment at CIS, Stacey was the cyber intelligence analyst for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Albany Division, where she was responsible for coordinating the local cyber intelligence program, and served as the FBI's liaison to MS-ISAC. Stacey began her career as an information systems specialist for a city's emergency communications and fire departments. She is a formally trained FBI intelligence analyst, a national speaker on cyber crime, and a former member of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) Advanced Analyst Program.