National cyber-security and communications integration center (NCCIC)

Date: January 1, 1970

Dr. Michael Chipley presented to Optimal staff on his experience and knowledge in the field of cyber security. Dr. Chipley is the current president of the PMC Group, LLC. The PMC Group, LLC, provides consulting and project management to a multitude of government and private agencies including the Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, and Optimal Solutions Group, LLC.
Dr. Chipley’s presentation illuminated the intricacies of cyber security protocol at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCI) and at the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). Dr. Chipley provided an overview of the programs and protocols of these agencies and shed light on the crucial coordination between private and public institutions.
The specific topics of focus included:
• Hierarchal organizations of agencies
• Reporting tools and procedures
• Incident notification guidelines
• Alerts and advisories given by the ICS-CERT
• Assessing cybersecurity risks
• Workshops and trainings
Dr. Chipley has more than 33 years of experience consulting in a variety of fields with experience in cybersecurity, environmental and sustainable design, infrastructure, and emergency management and disaster recovery. To see Dr. Chipley’s full presentation, click here.