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Syracuse University Scholarship Offering on Cyber Security Law & Policy Online

August 16 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

The Institute for National Security & Counterterrorism (INSCT) of Syracuse University is offering a scholarship (full course fee) on Cyber Security Law & Policy Online for a deserving InfraGard member for the Fall Session (September 23 – November 10, 2013). This online course offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary discussion about the scope and gravity of threats to US interests in cyberspace... Read more

Agriculture and Food Security To Be Discussed at Knoxville InfraGard Meeting

June 30 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

The next InfraGard meeting will be Thursday, July 11 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.  Our speaker will be Dr. Ray Burden, Jr. from the University of Tennessee to talk about Agriculture and Food Security.  Bring your brown bag lunch and join us at Fountainhead College of Technology’s West campus at 10208 Technology Drive in Knoxville.  And, as always, the... Read more

Emergency Preparedness to be discussed at InfraGard

March 5 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

The next InfraGard Knoxville chapter meeting will be held March 14th, 2013 at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Fountainhead College West location.  Charity Menefee and Capt. Nate Allen will present planning recommendations on preparing for and responding to workplace violence or “active shooters,” and facilitate some group discussion on those subjects.  Charity Menefee is the Regional Hospital Coordinator... Read more

Social Networking Easy Picking to be discussed at TriCities InfraGard

February 8 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

Many people have paid the price after being the victim of cyber crime at different social media platforms. Many people even terminate and deactivate their social media account after such bad experiences.  It is not the solution to deactivate or terminate the account when we can minimize the risk of cyber attack on our social media profiles by following some... Read more

InfraGard Presents Tim Walsh as Guest Speaker on September 19

September 6 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

  Mr. Tim Walsh, CEO at SimCenter Enterprises, will be the guest speaker at the InfraGard meeting on Wednesday, September 19th at 9:30 AM in auditorium at the Fountainhead College of Technology. Mr. Walsh will speak about the application of high performance computing to public safety. He will also demonstrate a tool used to simulate a Radiation Dispersal Device (RDD) detonation in Los... Read more

Preparing for new InfraGard secure web site

July 13 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

InfraGard Members: As many of you may know, changes to the InfraGard secure web site have been in the works.  The FBI Public/Private Alliance Unit (PPAU) is getting ready to deploy a new secure website called the InfraGard Network (IGN).  While the exact deployment date is unknown, they anticipate a “go live” sometime in August. There will be subsequent guidance as... Read more

July InfraGard Knoxville Meeting and Other News

July 3 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

The next InfraGard Knoxville meeting will be held Thursday, July 12 at 9:30 am at Fountainhead College of Technology.  Nathanael Paul, from ORNL, will talk about security of medical device system design. In the early 1900s, patients began to use insulin injections to maintain their blood glucose levels. Today, modern implantable subcutaneously injected insulin pump infusion systems programmatically help patients control... Read more

The Muslim Community in Knoxville to be presented at InfraGard on March 15

March 6 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

Muslim Americans are loyal to the US and positive about their future even as they continue to face high levels of discrimination. They embrace American values and democratic principles but aren’t sure if the rest of American embrace them. A recent Gallup poll found some 56% of Protestants said American Muslims had no sympathy for Al Qaeda, the lowest number... Read more

Holiday Mail for Heros

November 21 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

The Holiday Mail for Heroes program provides Americans the opportunity to send holiday greetings to our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, our nation’s veterans and their families.  Between October 3 and December 9, the public can send a “touch of home” through holiday cards that contain messages of cheer and appreciation. “By taking a few moments to express... Read more

“Betrayed…the Trusted Insider.” at InfraGard

October 6 | Posted by scheuchr | Chapter News

  In 2009, the average company lost nearly 5 percent of its revenue to fraud perpetrated by employees, according to the 2010 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse (PDF). Asset fraud — stealing company resources — represented 90 percent of the incidents, but only averaged $135,000 in losses per company. On the other hand, financial fraud makes up only 5... Read more