NIST Cybersecurity Chief to Discuss Threats, Framework Implementation

STORRS, Conn.--()--On February 24, Donna Dodson, chief cybersecurity advisor for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will join a distinguished group of cybersecurity experts to discuss the evolving cyber threat landscape and the role that industry is playing in safeguarding the nation’s critical infrastructure.

The discussion is hosted by the Center of Excellence for Security Innovation, a collaboration between Comcast and the UConn School of Engineering. The event is open to the media and will be available nationwide via live stream

Space is limited. RSVP by contacting Jeanette Burke at Media participating remotely may submit questions for the panel by contacting Bill Weir at

What: Discussion of National Cybersecurity Framework, Current Threat Landscape


  • Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Dr. Mark Tehranipoor, Director of CHASE and CSI Centers, University of Connecticut
  • Dr. Laurent Michel, Associate Professor, UConn Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering and Associate Director of CSI (moderator)
  • Liam Randall, CEO at Critical Stack
  • Steve Mace, Associate VP of Systems Technology, National Cable & Telecommunications Administration

When: February 24, 2015, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm ET

Where: University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus, Wilbur Cross Building, North Reading Room

Event to Be Available via Live Stream: More information on the Live Streamed Event can be found here.


William Weir, 860-486-1734

Release Summary

On Feb. 24, Donna Dodson, National Institute of Standards and Technology chief cybersecurity advisor, will join experts to discuss the national cybersecurity framework and current threat landscape.


William Weir, 860-486-1734