Department of State
Caren Saxe began her career with the Department of State in 1998 as a Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Computer Security and transitioned to the Foreign Service in late 2000. As a member of the Foreign Service, Caren serves as a cybersecurity generalist, dealing with such diverse tasks as resetting encryption equipment in the North Pacific, to leading joint U.S.-U.K. audit teams in London. Her previous assignments include serving as a Security Engineering Officer in Moscow, as the Regional Computer Security Officer for East Asia and the Pacific in Manila, as the U.S. Technical Exchange Officer to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, and as the Officer-in-Charge of the Engineering Services Office in Tel Aviv. Currently, she serves as the Chief of the Information Assurance Branch (IAB) at the Diplomatic Security Training Center, a DHS Center of Excellence. IAB is responsible for providing cybersecurity role-based, instructor led training to the Department of State and other agencies through the DHS-sponsored Information Systems Security Line-Of-Business (ISSLOB) Program. This program has provided cybersecurity training to 88 federal Departments and Agencies.
Tuesday, September 17, 3:00-3:55pm - How the Federal Government Can Expand Free Training Resources (panel)