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February 5th, 2016, Infragard WV Presents:   Business Security in 2016


WV Board of Accountancy has approved
3.5 credit hours for the following event!

The West Virginia business community is deploying technology to engage its customers and partners at an ever increasing rate.  Both large and small businesses alike must be technically prepared to address the growing threat of cyber security breaches and sensitive data compromises.  This educational meeting is focused on those threats targeting businesses in 2016, and how to respond if your organization becomes a victim of a cyber attack. 

InfraGard West Virginia Member's Alliance invites you to attend this event and share this invitation with others who may be interested. 

Register at this link:

Date: February 5, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, registration and networking will begin at 9:30.

Location: Robert H. Mollohan Research Center, 
                1000 Galliher Drive, Fairmont, WV 26554

Parking: Parking is free on site.



10:00 – 10:15     FBI Introduction

10:15 – 10:30      IWVMA Chapter Business, IWVMA President Gina Houser and SA Michelle Pirtle

10:30 – 11:00      WV Fusion Center

11:00 – 11:15      Break

11:15 – 11:45      Internet Crime Complaint Center Overview, MPA Rachelle Barnette, FBI

Presentation will cover an overview of the IC3 and its mission. Also included will be the top crimes reported, complaint data statistics, and resources.  

11:45 – 12:15      Lunch/Break

12:15 – 1:00        How Your Organization Can Minimize Cyber Threats: NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Cheryl Buntin, AaSys

Cyber threats pose a significant risk to all organizations.  The NIST Cybersecurity Framework allows organizations to become proactive as they battle cyber ne'er do wells! The discussion will explore:
     *Best Practices to Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover from Cyber Threats
     *How to customize the framework to best fit your organization
     *Benchmarking your organization's cyber readiness with other's.

1:30 – 2:30           DHS Information Sharing, Tools and Resources for Your Next Steps, CSA Bradford Willke

Bradford Willke, Supervisory Cyber Security Advisor (CSA) and Director of CSA Field Operations, will discuss voluntary programs and resources focused on cyber security preparedness, risk mitigation, information sharing, and incident coordination.  Incident cases and practical examples will be discussed as to provide a context for how modern public-private partnerships work, how information sharing feeds risk analysis, and how critical infrastructure can best make use of DHS and other partners’ cyber resources.  Much of this presentation will be based on direct lessons-learned from DHS cyber security evaluations, with a specific focus on freely available evaluation, training, exercise, and threat / incident coordination resources.


IWVMA is grateful for the support of the WVHTC Foundation for this event. If you have any questions about this event please contact Special Agent Michelle R. Pirtle,

This educational meeting currently does not have a sponsor to cover lunch.  If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Brad Young at


Rachelle BarnetteManagement and Program Analyst, FBI Cyber Division
Ms. Barnette is a Management and Program Analyst with the FBI's Cyber Division and has been employed with the FBI for 19 years. For the last 12 years, she has worked at the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) located in Fairmont, WV. One of her main responsibilities as a FBI analyst, is to provide analytical and research support to FBI field offices, including other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Rachelle serves as the IC3's Subject Matter Expert on matters related to hacktivism. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Counseling from West Virginia University.

Cheryl Buntin, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at AaSys Group Inc.
Ms. Buntin has been working with clients for over 20 years. She is committed to helping organizations optimize the functionality, security and compliance of their IT infrastructures.  Ms. Buntin holds workshops throughout the country, focusing on Information Security.  She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters degree in Communications.    

Bradford J. Willke, CISSP, Program Manager, Cyber Security Advisor Initiative, Cyber Security Advisor – Mid-Atlantic Region, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Willke is currently serving as the U.S. DHS Cyber Security Advisor for the Mid-Atlantic Region and program manager for the Cyber Security Advisor Initiative, within the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity & Communications (CS&C). His program works to foster collaboration and coordination on cyber preparedness, risk mitigation and incident response, and provide cyber security resources, including exercises and assessments, across all 18 Critical Infrastructure Key Resources (CIKR) sectors and with state and local government.

Prior to joining DHS, Mr. Willke led field studies and research and development projects in information security risk and vulnerability assessment for over 10 years while in the Software Engineering Institute’s CERT® program. Mr. Willke served in the United States Air Force as a law enforcement specialist and unit computer security manager while at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, WY. He holds a M.S. in Legal Studies with a specialization in Homeland Security from California University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. in Information Systems Technologies from Southern Illinois University, and a graduate certificate in Information Protection and Security from the University of New Haven.


From Morgantown:

  •     Take I-79 South. 
  •     Take Exit 132 (South Fairmont)
  •      Make a Left turn at the stoplight onto Route 250 South
  •     Turn Right onto NASA Boulevard at the next light (in front of Dan Cava Toyota)
  •     Turn Right onto Galliher Drive and take immediate Right to driveway leading to parking garage (bear Left at the “Y”)
  •     Visitor parking is available on East side ground floor level (P1) before the access gate
  •     Take elevator to the Plaza level (*P) to main entrance
  •     Exit through the parking garage to the Right at the opposite side (West end)


This event is open to the general public.  If you are not a member of the InfraGard West Virginia Members Alliance and would like to join, please visit the main website at  Some events in the future may be limited to current InfraGard members.