Walsh College Cybersecurity Center Sets Talk With Security Expert

TROY — Walsh College’s Center for Cybersecurity Leadership will host a leading cybersecurity expert in a conference Wednesday, April 15 at its Troy campus.

The Walsh College CCL Conference will feature a presentation from Brigadier General Michael A. Stone, assistand adjutant general of the Michigan Army National Guard. It’s scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 199 of the Troy campus, 3838 Livernois Road.

Gen. Stone is a recognized expert on security topics. Among several issues, Stone will address opportunities presented to the state of Michigan as host of one of three cyber protection teams recently established by the National Guard. When fully trained, CPT members will be responsible for conducting defensive cyberspace operations, readiness inspections, and vulnerability assessments as well as a variety of other cyber roles and missions.

Stone serves as Michigan’s dual status commander for domestic response situations. He is responsible for Army armories and installations, strategic communications, strategic level cyber, and National Guard employment initiatives.

The CCL, one of four Walsh College research centers, was established through collaboration between the Management and Information Technology Departments of Walsh College with strong support from business, military, and government leaders.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Barbara Ciaramitaro at Walsh, (248) 823-1128 or bciara2@walshcollege.edu.

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