How Is DHS Protecting Your Business?
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Attendees got an inside look straight from the Department of Homeland Security while Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, Gregory Touhill, shared how DHS is acting as their national neighborhood watch system in cyberspace.
This program, co-hosted by NACD Florida and National Leadership Institute (NLI), was a first-hand look at governmental protections in place for businesses, plus a discussion of the current risks and threats looming on the horizon. Attendees had the opportunity to have their many questions answered directly.
Location and Time
Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
6650 N Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Networking Reception: 4:00 – 4:30 PM
Program: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Cocktail Reception: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Gregory TouhillBrigadier General (retired) Gregory J. Touhill is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications within the National Protections and Programs Directorate (NPPD) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he focuses on the development and implementation of operational programs designed to protect our government networks and critical infrastructure systems. General Touhill retired from the U.S. Air Force in July 2013 after a distinguished career culminating as the Chief Information Officer and Director of Command, Control, Communications, and Cyber Systems at U.S. Transportation Command—one of the nation’s 10 combatant commands. A highly decorated combat leader, he served as the United States Defense AttachÃ© to Kuwait and as the 81st Training Wing commander, where he established the Air Force’s Cyberspace Operations training programs and led the $1 billion rebuilding of Keesler AFB, Miss., in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. General Touhill is a distinguished graduate of the Squadron Officer School, the Air Command and Staff College, and the Advanced Communications Officer Training school, where he received the Webb Award as the top graduate. He also is a graduate of the Air War College, the Armed Forces Staff College, the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows program, and the University of North Carolina’s Logistics and Technology Program for Executives. General Touhill maintains the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Acquisition Professional, and the Master Professional Director certifications.