Cotton Cyber Lecture with Kevin Stine

Cotton Cyber Lecture with Kevin Stine, Chief of the Applied Cybersecurity Division in the NIST Information Technology Laboratory

Thursday, March 19, 7 p.m.

Hood College
Whitaker Campus Commons
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701

Kevin Stine is the chief of the Applied Cybersecurity Division in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Technology Laboratory. In this capacity, he leads NIST collaborations with industry, academia and government to improve cybersecurity and privacy risk management through the effective application of standards, best practices and technologies.

The Applied Cybersecurity Division develops cybersecurity and privacy guidelines, tools and example solutions to help address challenges in diverse areas such as public safety communications; health information technology; election infrastructure; smart grid, cyber physical and industrial control systems; and programs focused on outreach to small businesses and federal agencies.

The Cotton Cybersecurity Lecture Series is made possible by a generous gift from John C. and Janet Hobbs Cotton ’59 and brings nationally and internationally recognized leaders in cybersecurity to campus to speak.

There is an expected 100 percent employment rate in cybersecurity through 2021. Globally by 2019, there will be demand for an estimated 6 million jobs in cybersecurity. In 2017, there were 350,000 cybersecurity job opening in the U.S. alone.

April Boulton, Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate School at Hood College

Hood College is an independent, liberal arts college, offering 28 bachelor’s degrees, four pre-professional programs, 19 master’s degrees programs, two doctorates and 10 post-baccalaureate certificates. Located in historic Frederick, near Washington, D.C., Baltimore and the I-270 technology corridor, Hood gives students access to countless internships and research opportunities.

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