Join us on January 18th, 6:30 pm for this talk on Managing Cyber Risk!

Jemell Garris is a technology professional and academic speaker. He comes from Boston, Massachusetts; he embarked on a journey of working for Government, Public, non-profit, and Private sector companies, high-impact projects, including the Windows 10 migration and conducting cyber-related work with companies such as Boeing, LeverageIS, and other public entities. He is the Cyber Security Manager at the Applied Physics Laboratory of UW Seattle. He has been teaching for over 12 years courses such as CEH and SharePoint, Network, and Database management in the academic, private, and non-profit sectors. His educational journey encompasses a bachelor’s degree in information systems management from the University of Maryland University College and a master’s degree in Cybersecurity from the University of Washington–Tacoma. He is pursuing a Doctorate in Information Technology at CityU, where he is an associate faculty member.  He enjoys spending time with his two daughters, hiking, and traveling in his free time.

This discussion focuses on the critical elements of cyber risk, including the various types of cyber threats, vulnerabilities in supply chain networks, and the potential consequences of cyberattacks on businesses. We emphasize the need for a proactive and comprehensive approach to cyber risk management, which includes robust cybersecurity measures, incident response plans, and, controversially essential, cyber insurance coverage tailored to an organization’s specific needs.

This will be a hybrid meeting (both in-person and online). You may attend remotely via Zoom or attend in person. Either way, please register!

Date Time: January 18th 2024 at 6:30 PM
Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center – 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040

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