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Cyber Security and Telework, Training and Trust

Those were two of the themes discussed at last week’s YAFCEA Bethesda Senior Government Executive Dinner by Jack Holt, Sr. Strategist for Emerging Media with the Department of Defense.

Each table was hosted by a senior government executive, and we were lucky enough to have Jack. Training and trust is a philosophy of management style which we discussed in the context of cyber security and telework.

While cyber attacks from external forces are certainly a concern, the vast majority of security issues are employee related — someone clicks on an email attachment they shouldn’t click on, visits a web site they shouldn’t go to, etc. Jack stressed that…

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YAFCEA Bethesda Senior Government Executive Dinner

The Third Annual Senior Government Executive Dinner will be Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at the JW Marriott. This event provides an environment for informal conversation between government and industry leaders. Last year’s event was a huge success and we know this year will be even better! The dinner allows attendees to meet with senior government leaders in a neutral, transparent forum to discuss topics related to the changing landscape in the federal government and the complex needs and challenges they are facing today. A senior government executive at each table will lead a discussion on one of the following topics:

  • Cyber Security
  • Web 2.0/Cloud Computing/Virtualization 
  • Information Sharing/Open Government 
  • Another relevant

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Young AFCEA Webinar Series … Federal Web 2.0 topics … February 24, 2010 @ 1pm

ClearedJobs.Net is proud to sponsor the Young AFCEA Webinar Series in order to provide the community with this valuable resource.

“The Bethesda YAFCEA Federal Web 2.0 webinar series makes keeping up with the best and brightest in Web 2.0 adoption and implementation a bit easier. Our free monthly webinars feature speakers across the federal government who are making a difference while serving their mission and the digital citizen,” says Beth Maloney, YAFCEA Bethesda Chair, Palladian Partners.

The next webinar is on Wednesday, February 24th at 1:00 pm featuring Sanjay Koyani, Director, FDA Web Communications at U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Register today!

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Press Release: ClearedJobs.Net Becomes a Corporate Strategic Sponsor of AFCEA Bethesda’s Virtual Podium Series

Educational webinars aim to extend “Web 2.0 in federal government” conversations beyond traditional hotel conference venues; increase interest in social networking by federal agencies

The Bethesda Chapter’s Young AFCEA Council — an organization for DC Metro area young professionals who work in or with civilian government agencies in the areas of communications, IT, and security — is featuring an ongoing educational webinar series focusing on Web 2.0 technologies. The Virtual Podium series aims at illustrating successful examples how Web 2.0 can benefit the federal government. The next of these insightful webinars, entitled The Library of Congress and Digital Technology, will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at

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