January 20, 2105 at 6:30 PM

ISSA National Capital Chapter November meeting topic:

Dr Ron Ross


To be announced. 


About the Speaker 
Dr. Ron Ross is a senior computer scientist and information security researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Ross leads the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Implementation Project for NIST, which includes the development of key security standards and guidelines for the federal government, support contractors, and the United States critical information infrastructure. His recent publications include Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Publication 199, FIPS Publication 200, NIST Special Publication 800-53, NIST Special Publication 800-53A, NIST Special Publication 800-37, and NIST Special Publication 800-39.

Dr. Ross is also the principal architect of the NIST Risk Management Framework that provides a disciplined and structured methodology for integrating the suite of FISMA security standards and guidelines into a comprehensive enterprise-wide information security program.

Dr. Ross is a frequent speaker at public and private sector venues including federal agencies, state and local governments, and Fortune 500 companies.

Dr. Ross is a two-time recipient of the Federal 100 award for his leadership and technical contributions to critical information security projects affecting the federal government and has been inducted into the ISSA Hall of Fame. Dr. Ross is a graduate of the Program Management School at the Defense Systems Management College and holds both Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the United States Naval Postgraduate School.



Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
Non-members are welcome without charge! Light refreshments will be served.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:30 PM

Center for American Progress (CAP)
1333 H St. NW
Washington, DC, 20005

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1st ISSA Joint Conference

The ISSA National Capital Chapter is joining forces with the Northern Virginia and Baltimore Chapters to put on an all day Security Event on April 15, 2015.  The Event will be held at NIST HQ in Gaithersburg, Maryland. There will be three tracks of exciting speakers.  

Check back as more details are finalized.

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