Nicole S. Rowe
Administrative Assistant, Public Relations
320 DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720
Wilmington University Hosts Delaware InfraGard School and Workplace Violence Seminar and Training on Cyber Safety
Wilmington University’s College of Technology will be hosting the June meeting of InfraGard Delaware, at the University’s Dover campus at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2010. Computer Network Security Program Chair Mark Hufe is a member of the organization and is coordinating with Mr. Dave Dekker, President of the Delaware Chapter of InfraGard, to host the meeting, which is open to faculty, staff, students and the business community. This meeting will include a lecture on ‘Preparing for School and Workplace Violence’ by the Delaware State Police and ‘Cyber Safety 101 Training’ by Cyveillance, World Leader in Cyber Intelligence. Sponsored by Symantec, the meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. in Building 1 of the Dover campus.
InfraGard is a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) program that is a local effort to gain support from the information technology industry and academia. The program is part of the Cyber Division of the FBI and an effort to develop and maintain a relationship of trust and credibility in the exchange of information concerning various terrorism, intelligence, criminal, and security matters. Founded in 1996 in the Cleveland Field Office, InfraGard’s goal is to promote “ongoing dialogue and timely communication between members and the FBI.”
The June meeting of the Delaware chapter of IngraGard will begin with registrations and refreshments. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to network with their peers. After an introduction and welcome, Master Corporal James P. Warwick and Master Corporal Donald R. Boulerice of the Delaware State Police will lead the crowd in a presentation on what and what not to do in the case on an active shooter on campus or in the workplace. This presentation will include how to prepare yourself mentally and tactically for an active shooting, the psychological and physiological effects of experiencing a life threatening situation and a briefing on school shootings and the lessons learned from them.
Next, Thomas Johnson from Cyveillance will give teach attendees of the importance of cyber safety. This seminar will feature the basics and the limitations of the rules, policies and laws that do (or fail to) govern, manage and safeguard users and information in the cyber world. Johnson will also give an overview of today’s online threats and how to recognize, avoid and eradicate those threats.
To register for this event please visit http://register.deinfragard.com.