Membership Meeting 04-24-2024

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Topic: Federal Government Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations and False Claims Risks

Are you aware of the cybersecurity regulations proposed by the Federal Government? As more businesses shift towards digital operations, it’s crucial to stay informed about the evolving cybersecurity landscape. In addition to protecting your business from cyber threats, failing to comply with these regulations could also put you at risk of facing false claims allegations. Let’s learn more about this important topic together.

This session will include an overview of the CMMC rule, the proposed FAR rule for Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs), FedRAMP equivalency requirements for contractors, and the potential consequences of False Claims Act.

Speaker: Dawn Greenman, Program Manager for Cybersecurity Compliance and Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM). Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)

Dawn Greenman is the Program Manager for Cybersecurity Compliance and Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM) for Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (“APL”).  Ms. Greenman oversees the cybersecurity compliance strategy across the organization to ensure APL can meet its information technology mission needs.  Ms. Greenman is a subject matter expert in the federal regulations to protect controlled unclassified information. She is a trusted partner to government and to industry. In her role as program manager, Ms. Greenman supports sponsor work related to the design and implementation of the new Department of Defense cybersecurity program, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Further, she leads working groups with peer organizations to collaborate on cybersecurity threats, risks and compliance while identifying ways to improve cybersecurity of small-to-medium businesses in the defense industrial base.

Prior to her 18-year tenure at APL, Ms. Greenman held a variety of Information Technology positions with small to medium businesses where she drove organizational change through the use of information technology. She has designed and delivered data centers, implemented major ERP systems, assured information technology compliance with Sarbanes Oxley, and built world class Help Desk teams.

Dawn holds an undergraduate degree in Information Systems with a concentration in Homeland Security and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.  She is a Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) and holds the GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) certification.