National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) Cybersecurity Update

National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) Cybersecurity Update

Update on the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA), one of Pennsylvania’s best kept security secrets, and how NCFTA is working on identifying, mitigating, and neutralizing cyber crime threats globally by conducting real time information sharing and analysis with Subject Matter Experts (SME) in the public, private, and academic sectors. The NCFTA was established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in Pittsburgh in 2002, to be a neutral, trusted environment for companies, government, and academia to work together on identifying, mitigating, and ultimately neutralizing cyber crime threats globally. NCFTA’s CTO and Director of Strategic Operations, Steve Mancini, presented this webinar which included a discussion new training and education opportunities from NCFTA.

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Steve Mancini
CTO and Director of Strategic Operations, NCFTA

Steve Mancini is the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Director of Strategic Operations for the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA). As the CTO, he oversees the IT and Security requirements for the organization. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh where he teaches on cyber crime at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Prior to joining NCFTA, after his retirement from the US Air Force as a decorated Field Grade Officer, he spent several years with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In his initial role at DHS, he worked with partners in identifying, mitigating and responding to cyber incidents with the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). He was then promoted to be the Director for Analysis for the newly established National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).