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Events and Media

The C³ Voluntary Program engages communities to promote use of the Cybersecurity Framework at events across the country. A sample of video recordings from previous events and a list of upcoming events are also featured below.

Additionally, C³ Voluntary Program activities are often featured in academic and trade journals. Those stories and articles written by representatives from DHS and C³ Voluntary Program partner organizations are listed below.

To stay informed of upcoming events, new resources, publications, and other announcements, subscribe to C³ Voluntary Program alerts.

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Upcoming Events
Past Events
Blogs and Articles

Upcoming Events

The C³ Voluntary Program directly engages organizations across the Nation to embrace a more sustained, proactive approach towards strengthening critical infrastructure cybersecurity. C³ Voluntary Program events are forums for industry, Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial government partners, and other organizations of all sizes to discuss evolving cyber risk management needs and work together to forge solutions.

C³ Voluntary Program Regional Event Series

The C³ Voluntary Program hosts regional meetings across the Nation focused on Cybersecurity Framework use and available C³ Voluntary Program and community resources available to various sectors and regions.

June 1, 2016
C³ Voluntary Program Regional Workshop: Understanding and Managing Cyber Risk in the Water and Energy Sectors

Location: Indiana Government Center, 402 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Time: 9:00AM–4:30PM

This C3 Voluntary Program Regional Workshop, hosted in conjunction with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), will focus on cybersecurity risk management for water and energy sectors, in particular small and midsize utility companies. Topics to be covered include an overview of the Cybersecurity Framework and C3 Voluntary Program, cyber threat information sharing for water and energy organizations, and tools and resources for small and midsize businesses. Full agenda can be found here.

RSVP: Please e-mail your name, organization, and sector affiliation to CCubedVP@hq.dhs.gov by May 25, 2016.

C³ Voluntary Program Webinar Series

The C³ Voluntary Program launched a Webinar Series in January 2015. The primary goal of the Webinar Series is to encourage those unfamiliar with the program to better understand and interact with our centralized repository of cyber risk management practices, tools, and procedures. The first webinar provided an overview of the C³ Voluntary Program and upcoming program activities, while future webinars will feature topics such as incorporating threat information into Framework use and communicating about cybersecurity with the C-suite.

May 5, 2016
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar Cybersecurity in the Lifeline Sectors:
Transportation Systems, Energy, Communications, and Water
Time: 1:00PM-2:30PM ET
Dial-In: 1-800-369-3196      PIN: 3467702#
HSIN Link: https://share.dhs.gov/ccubedvpwebinars/
RSVP: Please email your name and affiliation to CCubedVP@hq.dhs.gov by May 4, 2016.

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Past Events

March 3, 2016
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Health and Public Safety Sectors

December 16, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: International Cybersecurity

October 8, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

September 17, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Managing Cyber Risk - Resources for State and Local Governments and Small and Midsize Businesses

September 17, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Meeting: Hamilton, NJ

August 19, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Protecting Your Small and Midsize Business from Cyber Threats
Recording Available Here

July 15, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: School of Thought: Cybersecurity for Academia
Recording Available Here

June 25, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Overview in conjunction with Maryland InfraGard

June 18, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Cyber Resources for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) Government
Recording Available Here

May 13, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Cybersecurity in the C-Suite & Boardroom
Recording Available Here

April 16, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Use Cases on Cybersecurity and Resiliency
Recording Available Here

March 18, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Building Resilient Communities

February 18, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Resources for Small and Midsize Businesses
Recording Available Here

January 14, 2015
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar: Welcome to the Community
Recording Available Here
Webinar Flier Available Here

November 10, 2014
C³ Voluntary Program Meeting: Houston, TX

October 13, 2014
C³ Voluntary Program Meeting: San Diego, CA

October 21 & 22, 2014
Collaborative Approaches for Medical Device and Healthcare Cybersecurity Public Workshop: Arlington, VA

June 18, 2014
C³ Voluntary Program Meeting: Boston, MA

April 28, 2014
C³ Voluntary Program Webinar

January 17, 2014
C³ Voluntary Program Meeting: McLean, VA

For copies of previous meeting and webinar presentation materials, please email CCubedVP@hq.dhs.gov.

If your organization is interested in working with the C³ Voluntary Program to publish a blog or article or to participate in an event, please email CCubedVP@hq.dhs.gov.

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Blogs and Articles

September 2015
Data Security Law Blog
Department of Homeland Security: "The C-Suite and Cybersecurity"
By Craig Newman, Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

August 2015
CyberRx White Paper:
Every Small Business Should Use the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
By Ola Sage, Founder & CEO, eManagement

March 2015
Startups, Think About Cybersecurity on Day One

July 2014
George Mason University Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security CIP Report Article:
NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the C³ Voluntary Program: Improving Cyber Resilience in the Private Sector
By Thad Odderstol, Director, Industry Engagement & Resilience, DHS

March 2014
Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) Quarterly Newsletter Article:
The C³ Voluntary Program, a Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
By Thad Odderstol, Director, Industry Engagement & Resilience, DHS
Copies of the current newsletter and past newsletters may be requested from ICSJWG@hq.dhs.gov.

February 27, 2014
DHS Blog:
DHS Provides Support for States and Territories to Adopt Cybersecurity Framework
By Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, DHS

August 6, 2013
White House Blog:
Incentives to Support Adoption of the Cybersecurity Framework
By Michael Daniel, Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator

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C³ Voluntary Program Overview Presentation

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