January 15, 2019

 Join us on Tuesday, January 15 for our monthly chapter meeting:  

RMF 2.0 for non-Federal Users
by Alex Grohmann 


Also on January 29 - Special Joint Event with Cover6 Solutions

Breaking into #Cyber / Lab Setup & Tools

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Learning objectives
1) Understanding of the NIST Risk Management Framework
2) Briefing on the updates to Revision 2.0 of NIST 800-37
3) Walk through of a fictitious Federal Agency system undergoing the RMF process

The target audience are those who have not yet dealt with the NIST RMF and would like to understand the various components and how it would apply to a specific computer system. The talk will start with the steps included in the RMF process and will end with the review of the controls within one or two control families.

Alex Grohmann has over two decades of experience in technology-related information security, risk management and data privacy. During his career, he has worked at both the state and Federal level, and his private sector involvement has spanned from energy to financial services. He is the founder and operator of Sicher Consulting, LLC. Mr. Grohmann holds industry certifications of CISSP, CISA, CISM and CIPT. He holds two bachelor degrees from Florida State University as well as an MBA from UMUC.

Mr. Grohmann is a Fellow at the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), an international organization of information security professionals. He is the recipient of their international ‘Honor Roll’ for his lifetime contributions to the information security community. He has served on the board of directors for the Northern Virginia chapter of ISSA for over ten years, including as president for three. During his time, the chapter won the Chapter of Year.

He is a graduate of the FBI’s Citizens’ Academy and served on the board of directors for the Washington DC chapter of InfraGard for four years. Currently Mr. Grohmann serves on the board directors of Northern Virginia Community College’s Workforce Development taskforce, NOVA Cybersecurity Advisory Board and is an mentor at MACH 37, the Virginia cyber security accelerator. He also sits on the IT sector coordinating council (IT-SCC).


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


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Center for American Progress (CAP)
1333 H St. NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC, 20005

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