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Federal Computer Security Program Managers' Forum Annual Offsite


The Federal Computer Security Program Managers’ Forum is a group comprised of information security professionals from most federal government agencies. The purpose of the annual offsite is to help federal agency representatives protect their systems in accordance with directive and applicable statutes by attending presentations, sharing successes and failures, and networking with their peers in the federal government.


Presentations include current technical, operational and management information systems security topics and updates on the information system security activities of GAO, NIST, GSA, and DHS. This year we will also have briefings on Internet security threats, the National Vulnerability Database, cloud computing, identity management, draft NIST SP 800-39 and 800-30, training initiatives, CyberScope, and the last session will consist of seven 7-minute presentations on a variety of cyber security topics.


Start Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
End Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Location: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center; 5701 Marinelli Rd.; North Bethesda, MD  20852
Audience: Government
Format: Lecture


The cost to attend the Federal Computer Security Program Managers’ Forum is $425.

**The meeting is open only to Federal employees and their support contractors responsible for their agencies cyber security program.

On-line registration will end at 5 pm EST on June 2, 2010.

Registration Contact:

Teresa Vicente, NIST


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 301-822-9200. The government room rate $249, plus 13% tax, To register for a room, please contact the hotel directly and mention that you are attending the "NIST/Federal Computer Security Program Managers' Forum". Reservations must be received by May 18, 2010. After this date, the rooms will be released for general sale at the prevailing rates of the hotel.

Technical Contact:

Conference Chair:
Marianne Swanson, NIST

General Information:
Peggy Himes, NIST