Free Workshops at FOSE provide an overview of in-demand certifications and credentials to set you on the path to advance your career and serve the needs of your organization.
WS-1: Security Clearance Workshop
TUESDAY, MAY 14 | 10:15 AM -11:45 AM
The U.S. faces a growing shortage of cyber security professionals holding security clearances to fight the war on cyber crime. Maintaining or obtaining a security clearance can accelerate your career in both the public and private sectors.
Achieve clearance success with the Security Clearance Workshop, which will help you maximize your chances of success in the security clearance process. This information will prepare you to avoid common mistakes and oversights that lead to security clearance application failure. You’ll also receive takeaways on what you need to know to expedite your clearance process.
Instructor: Robert Denegal
WS-2: CISSP Exam Prep Clinic
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 | 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
The CISSP Exam Prep Clinic --- presented by the University of Fairfax, the leading information assurance/security graduate program in the U.S. --- includes practical test taking tips that have benefited over 12,000 candidates. The instructor will review sample questions from all 10 domains included in the exam. If you have been preparing for your CISSP exam and want those important test taking tips to increase your chances of passing, you won’t want to miss out on this FREE prep course.
Instructor: Eric Handy
WS-3: (ISC)²® Free Half Day CAP® Credential Clinic & Information Session
THURSDAY, MAY 16 I 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Since the CAP (Certified Authorization Professional) certification has been included in the DoD 8570 job category matrix in the IAM Levels I and II , it is becoming a must for professionals with job functions such as authorization officials, system owners, information owners and information system security officers. The CAP Credential Clinic is designed to demystify the CAP exam, and cover everything you need to help make your studies more productive. This session is designed to walk you through the requirements of the exam, outlining the major topics and sub-topics of the CBK® domains, and provide an insight into two domains. The session will also cover a suggested reference list, including the most up to date NIST documents, including 800-37 and 800-53a, OMB circular and NISTI. To learn more about the CAP certification please visit (ISC)² at https://www.isc2.org/cap.
Instructor: Charles A. Russell
Microsoft Developer Sessions
TUESDAY, MAY 14
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
THURSDAY, MAY 16
NEW: Microsoft Hands-On-Labs for Developers
You've heard of it, you've seen it, you've tried it, but have you Dev'd on it? Come to the Microsoft HOL and immerse in the developer experience and tools. The labs will provide you with a pre-configured virtual environment with everything you need to explore the power of Visual Studio 2012 and Windows RT working together. You will have all the instructions for building a Windows Store app consuming open Government data from Azure DataMarket. There are additional labs that you can download for Windows Phone 8.
NASA SEWP Workshop
MAY 14 - MAY 16 I 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP, pronounced 'soup'), is a multi-award Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) vehicle focused on IT products and product based services. The 38 pre-competed Contract Holders offer a wide range of advanced technology including tablets, desktops and servers; IT peripherals; network equipment; storage systems; security tools; software products; cloud based services; video conferencing systems and other IT and Audio-Visual products. Product based services such as installation, training, maintenance and warranty are also available through SEWP. As an OMB authorized GWAC, the SEWP contracts are utilized by all Federal Agencies.
The following will be covered during the training sessions:
- General overview of the SEWP IV contracts
- Product Solution Availability
- Products in scope
- Customer service and the order process
- Contract groups & fair opportunity
- RFQ & Manufacturer lookup tools
Receive 2 CLPs for attending te NASA SEWP two-hour seminar, on the day or your choice: Tuesday, May 14, Wednesday, May 15, or Thursday, May 16.
Instructor: Joanne Woytek
NASA Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement