Christopher Will is the Vice President of Cyber Solutions at Comtech CyberStronger. He has an extensive background developing training solutions in cyber security, including the most successful university textbook and curriculum series in the US. He launched the first virtual lab training solution for the North American higher education market in 2012 in his role as Senior VP for Curriculum Solutions with Ascend Learning/Jones & Bartlett. He has been integral to Comtech’s cyber training and education efforts since 2016. He has experience developing workforce development, content, and education solutions for clients in the higher education, government, and corporate channels on topics ranging from leadership to IT and cyber. His background includes executive roles with Cengage, Pearson, (ISC)2 and Ascend Learning, where he has worked with clients including universities, associations, the US Army, US Air Force, and US Navy. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia.
Speech Topic & Synopses
In this presentation, we will discuss the advantage hackers have in attacking your network, and why certifications alone aren’t the answer to protecting networks and critical infrastructure. We will talk about the tools necessary to protect your networks, and how to train your cyber defenders to effectively leverage the myriad of tools available to them, enhancing your organizational resilience and doing so in a scalable manner.