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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This DHS sponsored awareness event is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident....
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2002 – Beltway Sniper attacks
2002 – Beltway Sniper attacks
Oct 2 all-day
On October 2nd, 2002, James Martin was shot and killed, in what would become a series of sniper shootings in Montgomery County, Maryland. The shootings would then spread to Virginia before John Allen Muhammad, and Lee Boyd Malvo were apprehended on October 24th, 2002. For more information, see Serial No. 18:...
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National K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference 8:30 am
National K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference @ Crystal City Marriott, Arlington, VA
Oct 6 @ 8:30 am – Oct 7 @ 3:30 pm
 
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2001 – Operation Enduring Freedom began
2001 – Operation Enduring Freedom began
Oct 7 all-day
On October 7th, 2001, U.S. and British forces initiated strikes which would start Operation Enduring Freedom. The objectives were to capture the leaders of Al-Qaeda, and to close terrorist training camps, among other objectives. For more information, see S. Hrg. 108–654: ‘Lessons Learned’ During Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation...
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Crisis Management Conference
Crisis Management Conference @ Hotel Derek
Oct 11 all-day
From the conference website: ” Organizations are more confident in their ability to respond to familiar risks, such as industrial accidents, product recalls and extreme weather events, than unfamiliar risks such as cyber attacks, terror attacks and strategic failure, according to our recent crisis management survey. Crises, such as the...
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October 13th – International Day for Disaster Reduction
October 13th – International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 13 all-day
The International Day for Disaster Reduction started in 1989 with the approval by the United Nations General Assembly. The UN General Assembly sees International Day as a way to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. Originally celebrated on the second Wednesday of October,...
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‘Chain-Link Fence’ for Intelligence Surveillance 12:00 pm
‘Chain-Link Fence’ for Intelligence Surveillance @ Google Washington Offices
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Intelligence surveillance — often by necessity — bypasses many due process protections associated with traditional law enforcement surveillance.  Yet there are few restrictions on how government can query and use intelligence surveillance for law enforcement purposes. This panel will explore what sensible reforms we could adopt to create effective due...
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1989 – Loma Prieta Earthquake in Northern California
1989 – Loma Prieta Earthquake in Northern California
Oct 17 all-day
On October 17th, 1989 a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred approximately 10 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, CA, resulting in 63 deaths, 3,757 injuries, and an estimated $10 billion in damage. It was the largest earthquake to occur on the San Andreas fault since the great San Francisco earthquake in April 1906....
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2016 Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference
2016 Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference @ Grand River Center
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
From the conference website: “The Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference returns October 21 and 22 to deliver high energy and informative classes to meet your needs. For the first time, the fire tract will offer the opportunity for hands-on training featuring the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau’s new prop. We have...
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2012 – Hurricane Sandy formed (dissipated 10/31)
2012 – Hurricane Sandy formed (dissipated 10/31)
Oct 22 all-day
2012 - Hurricane Sandy formed (dissipated 10/31)
On October 22nd, 2012, Hurricane Sandy formed off a tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea. It would end up killing at least 286 people over the span of eight countries. It is second only to Hurricane Katrina in total damages assessed. For more information, see the following resources: HSDL Featured...
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Wisconsin’s 4th Annual Governor’s Cyber Security Summit: Securing Tomorrow Through Technology
Wisconsin’s 4th Annual Governor’s Cyber Security Summit: Securing Tomorrow Through Technology @ University of Wisconsin-Madison
Oct 27 all-day
Conference Highlights: Gain new insights from cybersecurity leaders Address Cyber Threats: Learn about protecting critical infrastructures and systems Acquire new perspectives on cyber disruption response planning Learn the impact of global interconnectivity on security
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APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo
APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo
Oct 29 – Nov 2 all-day
From the website: “APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of your colleagues from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share experiences. This is an event you don’t want to miss. Check out our blog posts and videos from the 2015 meeting in Chicago to get...
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