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Stay On Top of New Technologies & Best Business Practices

New Horizons offers you free, educational webinars to keep you up to date on the latest technologies and best business practices. Stay informed with live presentations on a variety of IT and business topics. Subject matter experts with real world experience host each presentation.

Each highly interactive session allows you to ask questions and gain clarification in real time. Can't attend on the scheduled date? No problem. New Horizons archives its webinars, allowing you to analyze topics at a later date.

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To review recordings of previous webinars, visit our archive page.

Industry Trends in Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing

DATE:  10/23/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Wesley Alvarez - Director of Academics - EC-Council

This session will offer a detailed overview on cybersecurity job roles, and focus of EC-Council's most successful career track, VAPT. New enhancements to the VAPT track will showcase the response to industry demands, and the central theme of "is all about hand's-on skills". Learn how to gear up on the most hand's-on, tactical penetration testing programs in the cybersecurity industry, also validating your skills in performance-based environments!

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Workforce Development Solutions

DATE:  10/24/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Rick Lemieux - Managing Partner & Chief Revenue Officer, itSM Solutions LLC

In May 2017, The White House issued Executive Order 13800 for “Strengthening The Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure”.

Call to Actions included:

  • Effective immediately, each agency head shall use The NIST Cybersecurity Framework to manage the agency’s cybersecurity risk.
  • Further, the U.S. seeks to support the growth and sustainment of a workforce that is skilled in cybersecurity and related fields as the foundation for achieving our objectives in cyberspace.

NISTCSF.COM is a NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) cybersecurity workforce development program. The programs unique model helps enterprises organize the Engineering, Technical Operations and Business functions of an NCSF program.

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Blockchain: How It Can Help Data Security

DATE:  10/25/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Howard Poston - Security Trainer, Blockchain Training Alliance

What does Blockchain technology have to do with Data Security? Implemented correctly, Blockchain can provide organizations with more trust in their security systems.

Join us for this webinar where we will discuss:

  • Blockchain security basics
  • Blockchain's relationship with IT security
  • The key issues and challenges with Blockchain

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Acing the Interview

DATE:  10/26/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O'Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

So you have been called for an interview, what now?! Learn what you can do to set yourself apart from the other candidates. It’s all about being properly prepared and knowing how come across as a problem solver rather than just another job seeker. This approach will set you up for success and prepare you for your all important interview.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • How to stand out and be seen as a problem solver and the candidate of choice
  • How to maximize the valuable time you have in front of the employer
  • How to utilize your research before, during and after the interview
  • How to answer and ask questions with confidence

You've worked hard to get the interview and you want to make a good impression, prove your value and get the job. You want to be prepared, focused and successful. Join us for this beneficial workshop and Ace the Interview!

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Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Story

DATE:  10/30/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Matt Soseman - Security Architect, Microsoft

How does Microsoft see the world evolving when talking about cybersecurity in the context of Digital Transformation? What does cybersecurity look like against the backdrop of an Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge?

In this webinar, we will discuss:

  • Intelligent Security Graph
  • Data Center Security
  • Cyber Defense Ops Center
  • Threat Protection
  • Security Management
  • And more…

You won't want to miss this full geek out session!

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Project Management in the Real World - Key Success Strategies

DATE:  11/01/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Brian Ackles - Executive Leadership Coach and Professional Development Consultant

In this webinar we will focus on what project managers need to know to deliver successful projects beyond the Gantt charts and traditional project documentation. Whether you work in an agile or waterfall environment, project managers need to learn how to adapt to the ever increasing pace of delivery and change we live and work in. We will focus on areas like how to develop effective communications with stakeholders; how to take control of change to exceed expectations; how to manage remote project teams; and finally how to build extraordinary project teams.

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Gray Day: How the FBI Caught the Worst Spy in American History

DATE:  11/07/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Eric O'Neill - National Security Strategist and Keynote Speaker

Recent years have seen a massive increase in cyber theft of private and confidential information from government agencies, business and private individuals. The modern spy is responsible for these attacks. Today’s spies are sophisticated, brilliant, devious and technologically advanced, and they are targeting your data. Robert Hanssen was the first of these new cyber spies, charged with selling American secrets to Russia for more than US$1.4 million in cash and diamonds. His ability to exploit computer systems allowed him to protect his identity during a 22-year spy career. Join keynote speaker, Eric O'Neill, as he uses real-life spy stories to show how careful diligence, counter espionage techniques and top-notch training can help identify the numerous spies, hackers, hacktivists and trusted insiders that threaten every stroke of the keyboard.

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Effective Job Search Strategy

DATE:  11/09/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O'Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

Your goal is to land that job and you need an effective and assertive plan to do so! All hiring happens at the front of the line when you get to talk with the hiring manager, not at the end of the line when you apply for a job. This workshop teaches you how to get to the front of the line and helps you map out your action plan to be successful in your job search.

You will:

  • Transform any job search frustration into action items
  • Discover what components make up a successful strategy
  • Understand the difference between a "Hidden Job" and an "Open Job"
  • Learn how to use LinkedIn to connect with the right people

Past attendees report gaining insights allowing them to be more proactive and confident during the hiring and interview process. Take your activity to the next level, become a more effective and desired candidate by attending this workshop!

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Revolutionize the Way You Think: Creativity in Technology

DATE:  11/14/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Dan Goods - Virtual Strategist for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Technology doesn’t have to be boring. Dan Goods has made a living by looking at things in a new and unique way, from using bottles to make music from a moving vehicle to sharing a vision with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and talking himself into his dream career. Join Dan as he discusses how to include creativity in everything you do, from interactions with those around you to the career where you spend so much of your time.

About the Speaker: Dan Goods is a Visual Strategist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He leads a team that is revolutionizing how NASA thinks, but before that he was just a curious man, wondering how to look at things with a new perspective. Dan is passionate about creating moments in people’s lives where they are reminded of the gift and privilege of being alive.

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Leadership & Development: Prioritizing Your Time Effectively

DATE:  11/20/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Brian Ackles - Executive Leadership Coach and Professional Development Consultant

We all have challenges finding enough time in any given day to get everything done that needs to be done. We have a team to lead, critical business decisions to make, following up on new business opportunities, meeting with customers, the list is endless. This webinar will introduce ways to help improve time management, prioritization, organization, workflow, and productivity.

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