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Cybersecurity Threats and Tips for 2017

Applying DoD-Level (Department of Defense) Cybersecurity to the Private Sector


Credits Awarded: 1 CAMS, 1.25 CRCM

Cybersecurity has implications on day-to-day activities such as checking email, all the way up to protecting our national security. That is why today, across industries, strong cybersecurity infrastructure is as critical as ever. 

Join Ed Mattison, a former senior cybersecurity advisor to the Secretary of the Army, for this free webinar. Ed will leverage personal lessons learned from 25 years in the Army and the Pentagon to discuss how to apply DoD-level (Department of Defense) cybersecurity to the private sector.

Ed will also cover the latest threats to target the U.S. and the financial industry, ways financial institutions can educate and protect their employees, and protection tips institutions can offer their customers/members.





Meet Your Presenter


Edward Mattison

VP of IT Infrastructure, Communications and Cybersecurity

Guthrie Medical Group

Edward Mattison currently serves as the Vice President of IT Infrastructure, Communications, and Cybersecurity for Guthrie Health. He is responsible for the operation and security of all Information Technology supporting 6,000 employees at four hospitals and thirty-two clinics in New York and Pennsylvania. Prior to this role, Ed served as the Chief Information Security Officer for The University of Texas System.

Ed spent 24 years in the Army, retiring as a Colonel in 2015. His last assignment was as the Chief of Information Assurance (Cybersecurity) at the Pentagon. In this role, Colonel Mattison served as a senior cybersecurity advisor to the Secretary of the Army and the lead IT security inspector general. Other career highlights include serving as the Enterprise Network and Data Services Manager in Iraq (during the height of Operation Iraqi Freedom), two assignments as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at West Point, and twice commanding Air Defense Artillery companies.

Ed graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1991, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. In 2001, he earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University, graduating first in his class. Ed has also earned several professional certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


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