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NCX Webinar

Why Risk Management. Presented by Michael Semmens
Friday, April 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM MST

A Comprehensive Webinar on Why Risk Management is imprortant for companies of all sizes.  

Join us as Michael Semmens, the Founder and President of Imprimis, Inc. as well as an (NCX Board Member), presents a top-down and bottom-up webinar on the need for Risk Management disciplines and policies and procedures in your organization.

msemmenspicPresented by: Michael Semmens 
Founder and President of Imprimis, Inc.


Mr. Semmens is a graduate of Colorado State University, College of Engineering where he performed a number of research grants and received national recognition for his publications. He is a registered Professional Engineer in five states, and a member of numerous professional management and engineering organizations. He was President of the Engineering Dean’s Council at Colorado State University and Chairman of the Engineering Advisory Board at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where he received the Leadership in Education Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. He was elected ‘Engineer of the Year’ in the state of New Mexico. He is also a recipient of R&D Magazines R&D 100 Award. He served as the U.S. / IEEE representative to the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) for energy system standards.

Prior to his current role as President and Cofounder of Imprimis, Inc., his executive responsibility includes President of Electrosource, Inc., a publicly traded energy research and manufacturing company; Corporate Vice President of BDM International, Inc. a major information systems and technology corporation; President of BDM Technologies, Inc., and various board /chairman positions. Mr. Semmens is a former member of the WPO (World President’s Organization) and former member of the YPO (Young President’s Organization). In these positions, Mr. Semmens has been responsible for numerous projects for the utility industry, manufacturing, IT and Software development.

Michael is the President of Imprimis, Inc., an organization dedicated to supporting government and private businesses with cybersecurity compliance tools, cybersecurity technology, and space based technology, advanced engineering, structured training, and advanced training techniques and tools. Mr. Semmens has developed a number of high quality technology organizations over the past 30 years.
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NCX Webinar

Innovation & Change: A Young Leader's View of Breaking Trans-Generational Leadership
Presented by Andy Heo
Friday, May 31, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM MST


With the rise of cyber security’s visibility amongst various industries, it is very clear that a different type of employee has moved to the forefront of a company’s vision.  Those who are involved with cyber operations or defense are charge with a critical task that was typically left to the basements of facilities where no interaction would happen with technicians until something was wrong.  Now, armed with a seat at the main conference room table with a CEO, cyber leaders have to bring prepared plans that have been integrated with operations without disturbing the flow of the team.  How can current leaders manage such a sudden change of perception of the technical nerd?  Why does it matter? 


Andy Heo
Director of Cyber

itslogoAndyHeopicDr. Andrew Heo is the Director of Cyber for ITS, LLC., headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He serves as the primary cyber engineering and architectural consultant for the SENSOR program, providing for the sustainment of ground-based systems that support six unique weapon systems in 12 locations under the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s System Engineering and Sustainment Integrator (SENSOR) contract. Previously Dr. Heo was the cyberspace operations chair for the National Security Space Institute, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. There he delivered extensive curriculum to over 800+ Joint students a year who attend Space 200 & 300, the capstone space courses in the Air Force. In addition, he also serves as an individual mobilization augmentee (IMA) for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), supporting exercises and evaluations.

In his previous full-time military capacity, Dr. Heo’s primary responsibility was directing information assurance efforts of several ground stations that are part of the space-based infrared system (SBIRS) constellation, providing up-to-date secure data and meeting mission requirements of developing, acquiring, and sustaining space-based infrared surveillance, tracking and targeting capabilities for missile early warning/defense, battlespace awareness and technical intelligence. He has worked under Air Combat Command (ACC), Air Force Communications Agency (now known as the Air Force Network Integration Center), and now currently under AFSPC.

Dr. Heo is a previous winner of distinguished AFCEA awards such as the Young AFCEAn of the Year, the Emerging Leadership Award and the Medal of Merit. He is also a graduate of the AFCEA Leadership Forum. Currently, he is the Regional Young AFCEAn VP for the Great-Plains/Rocky Mountain Region and a member of the board of directors for AFCEA International. He also currently serves as a subject matter expert for the National Cyber Exchange and as a mentor for Cybrary. Dr. Heo has also earned several officer of the year awards at the company grade and field grade levels throughout his career, while also being awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and being recognized by Federal Computer Weekly as a “Rising Star” and the Colorado Springs Business Journal as a “40 Under 40” award recipient. He is a regular invited speaker to numerous conferences across the country and has presented on topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber security and defense, and innovation and leadership.

Dr. Heo has a Doctor of Management (concentration on Homeland Security/Homeland Defense) from Colorado Technical University, a Master’s in Public Health from American Military University, and a Bachelor’s in Biology from Case Western Reserve University.

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datamappingoverviewNCX Webinar

Data Mapping Webinar Presented by Larry Briggi
Friday, April 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM MST

  • Goals
    • What is Data Mapping?
    • Why is it Important?
    • What are the Basics?
  • Objectives
    • Provide a comprehensive overview
    • Impress upon you it is critical & will take time

larrybriggipicLarry Briggi 
Founder and President of Davis & Associates
  • •Director of Operations, Chief Solutions Architect Davis & Associates
  • •15 years managing Lit. Support & IT for 5 top law firms
  • •15 years consulting: FTI, Navigant, others
  • •Providing award winning, innovative solutions incorporating workflow, QC, staffing & technology to increase efficiency, minimize risk & reduce costs
  • •Testifying expert, author of Fact & Expert Reports, Technical advisor to Special Master
  • •LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/lawrencebriggi
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Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium 2018:


NCX will be exhibitng at the Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium 2018 organized by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).

The Symposium is being held March 5 - 8, 2018 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. 
For more information on the Symposium click: 

Come see us at Booth 18 !


"The Symposium provides a national forum for industry and government to work together to help solve the challenges of cybersecurity, community cyber readiness and national defense."


This year's theme for the Symposium:

“Secure the Enterprise: Strategy and Data Analytics/Cyber Resilience/Multi-Domain Ops."

Industry and DoD experts will convene to discuss enterprise security across multiple warfighting domains. Conversations will focus on the continued efforts required to shape the connected battlespace of the future, understand vulnerabilities of unsecured assets, and communicate critical information and data for joint interdependence. The exhibit hall is full of industry, academia and nonprofit organizations that will give you the opportunity to learn about cutting- edge cyber technologies and the chance to share your own ideas.

The Cyberspace Symposium not only brings government and industry together to exchange ideas related to today's toughest cyber challenges, but it also makes a tremendous difference in our region in two ways:

• RMC - AFCEA invests in our country’s future by raising money for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. The Cyberspace Symposium allows the chapter to consistently give out more than $100,000 in scholarships and grants to Colorado STEM students and teachers annually.

• RMC - AFCEA raises money for Wounded Airmen, helping Colorado families cope with disabilities resulting from service to our nation.

NCX's Symposium Activities:

nationalcyberorglogoAt the The Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium 2018, NCX will be launching it's new membership-oriented website, demonstrating its new NCX|CyberCitizen and NCX|CyberExecutive, along with the Cyber Security Information and Education Forum.


NCX will initially introduce two Membership Programs:

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The Threat!Share@NCX Platform:
 In addition, key NCX staff will be on hand to provide live "sneak peak" demonstrations of our new "Threat!Share@NCX" Cyber Threat Sharing and Analysis Platform for cybersecurity updates from DHS specifically focusing on the needs of CyberIT Professionals.  
Future NCX|CyberITPros Membership Program:
 We will be launching our NCX|CyberITPros membership program in Q4 2018, so now is your chance to see and test this responsive Threat Sharing and Analysis solution, and to determine if this is a new tool you need to add to your cybersecurity arsenal.


Cyber Glossary

If you're confused about the "myriad" of terms and the lexicon for Cyber Security: clickheresm

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