2015 ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING TO FEATURE TWO KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Admiral Thad Allen, 23rd Commandant, US Coast Guard (Ret.) to Provide Timely Keynote; FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest, Jr. to Address the U.S. Cyber Security Effort
Please join us for our annual showcase event – Arizona InfraGard’s Annual Member Meeting. This year’s keynote features Admiral Thad Allen discussing Leadership in Catastrophic Situations – Addressing the Risk Equation from an Enterprise Risk Management Perspective. Mr. Allen’s vast experience, knowledge and thought leadership is sure to enlighten all practitioners within the broad security environment. Joining Admiral Allen with his own presentation is the FBI’s Cyber Division Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest Jr., who will speak on the topic of the FBI’s U.S. Cyber Security efforts.
A Collaboration for National Infrastructure Protection
MISSION STATEMENT: Arizona InfraGard’s Mission is to help protect Arizona’s infrastructure by supporting the priorities of the FBI; to cultivate partnerships with public and private sectors through bi-directional sharing of actionable information, training and educational events.
WHAT WE DO: Because our members are vetted by the FBI, we engage in information sharing with sensitive but unclassified data via member to member, FBI to and from members, Intelligence bulletins to and from members and the Department of Homeland Security to members.
ABOUT INFRAGARD: Arizona – Arizona InfraGard is an alliance between the Arizona Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and individuals committed to protecting the nation’s infrastructure and its people. The members, who are representative of all infrastructure sectors, public and private, identify and mitigate physical and cyber threats through information sharing. Arizona – Arizona InfraGard promotes best practices, security awareness and training, community outreach, and the exchange of information between law enforcement and infrastructure owners and operators. For information on the National InfraGard effort visit www.infragard.net.
ARIZONA – ARIZONA INFRAGARD ACTIVITIES: The Arizona – Arizona chapter coordinates quarterly meetings on broad spectrum of security issues. Some meeting are open to the public and some are closed to Members only. Past events have featured presentations by security and information technology experts on a variety of physical and cyber security issues. In addition the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have provided subject matter experts and key leadership personnel to present on various security aspects, counterterrorism efforts and historical events.
WHY WE WANT TO ENGAGE YOU: The key to protecting the nation’s infrastructure and people through information sharing is by involving multiple individuals and organizations in the sharing process. The more people sharing information on sound security practices, threats and vulnerabilities, the safer our country will be.