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September 16, 2015

Hardening Technology Management and Policy

Richard H L Marshall, Esq., Secure Exchange Technology Innovations


7110 Samuel Morse Drive, Suite 200
Columbia, Maryland 21046



CISSP Study Group

The ISSA Baltimore Chapter is pleased to announce its Fall 2015 CISSP study group. It will be held at Parsons Corporation in Columbia, MD. Please register via the below Eventbrite button.

  1. The fall study group will start on September 8, 2015 and continue weekly on Tuesday's through December 15, 2015.
  2. Each session starts at 4:30 PM and ends at approximately 7:00 PM
  3. Cost for the study group is $300 for ISSA members.
  4. You must be a member of ISSA in good standing and a member of the Baltimore chapter, another chapter or an at-large member. If you are not a member of ISSA, you may join at
  5. If you are a non-US citizen, you MUST register and pay by at least 10 days prior to the start of the study group. Upon registering, please send a follow-up email to and noting your primary country of citizenship. You will then be contacted with additional instructions.
  6. All participants should purchase a copy of "Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK, Fourth Edition ((ISC)2 Press) prior to the first session. Copies may be purchased via Amazon at  

Eventbrite - ISSA Baltimore Fall 2015 CISSP Study Group 


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September 16, 2015

Topic: Hardening Technology Management and Policy

Drawing on his vast experience as the Associate General Counsel for Information Assurance, NSA, where he was the legal architect for the nation’s first information warfare exercise; his involvement in developing the National Security Strategy for Critical Infrastructure Protection and the current Comprehensive National Cyber Security Initiative (CNCI); his experience as the Director of Global Cyber Security Management at DHS; and his current role as Strategic Advisor to several national and international corporations, Marshall will offer valuable and engaging insights on where we are now and on what needs to be done to improve the state of our information management technology and policy. A contributor to CNN, BBC, Politico, NYT and Scientific American, Marshall is noted for his candid insights on our shortcomings and his provocative recommendations on actions we should take now.

Speaker:  Richard H L Marshall, Esq.,

 Secure Exchange Technology Innovations

 Mr. Marshall is Chairman of the Board/CEO of Secure Exchange Technology Innovations, and President and CEO of X-SES Consultants, LLC. Previously the VP of Cyber Programs at Triton FSI, he currently serves as a Board Member/Special Advisor to: Attensity; Auroras; Axon Global Services, Consulsys (India); GidGrid; Secure Cloud Systems, SignaCert, Zofia Consulting, LLC; Mobile Active Defense; International Cyber Security Advisory Dialogue Board; INVNT/IP Global Consortium; and the National Maritime Law Institute.

He is a nationally and internationally recognized thought leader on cyber related policy, legal and technical issues. Mr. Marshall has been a keynote speaker on cyber executive leadership issues recently at conferences held in Germany, England, the United States, India, Moldova, China, Thailand and Switzerland. He is a Cyber Security commentator on CNN, BBC and for Politico and the New York Times.

He provides an impressive professional network and is highly respected for facilitating program and contract development. He has extensive leadership experience and success in designing growth strategies, integrating policy, culture and training with technology issues, building relationships and delivering lasting results. He is a strategic thinker who knows how to lead and most importantly, where to lead.

Eventbrite - Former NSA Official Discusses Hardening Technology Management and Policy - September 2015 Joint MD InfraGard / ISSA Baltimore Meeting 

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