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New York Metro InfraGard Members Alliance

 
What's New

As we begin 2016, we want to leverage the breadth and depth of knowledge in our 950+ members. If you are interested in speaking at one of our summits, volunteering for a committee, sponosring a table at an event, donating space for one of our meetings, or just a suggestion for topics, please send us your comments at info@nym-infragard.us...


NY Metro InfraGard's 2016 Cyber Insurance Summit took place on March 21st. Many thanks to our sponsors -- Cisco and Nuix -- and the following speakers:

  • Shiraz Saeed: AIG
  • Dianna D. McCarthy: Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP
  • Stuart M. Gerson: Epstein Becker Green
  • John Friedlander: Kroll
  • Tom McCarthy: Nuix
  • Vikas Bhatia: Kalki Consulting
  • Zach Olsen: Infinite Spada
  • Neeraj Sahni: Willis Towers Watson


NY Metro InfraGard Open Positions

The board recently reviewed and decided to separate the fiduciary operations of this members alliance into two operational roles: Treasurer and Financial Secretary. The description of such roles are as follows:

The Treasurer shall share responsibility in the care and custody of all the financial assets of NYC InfraGard. He/she shall maintain the accounts and records the organization. He/she shall sign all checks, drafts, notes, and orders for the payment of money, which shall be duly authorized by the Board of Directors. He/she shall present a report to the board at each board He shall be responsible for filing all financial reports with the federal and state agencies in a timely manner. meeting.

The Financial Secretary shall share responsibility in the care and custody of all the financial assets of NYC InfraGard. He/she shall be responsible for maintaining the deposits of said funds in the name of the corporation at an appropriate financial institution. He/she and shall be responsible for the collections of all debts due to the organization. He/she shall present a report to the board at each board meeting. They shall have charge and custody of and be responsible for all funds and securities of the Corporation; receive and give receipts for moneys due and payable to the Corporation from any source whatsoever, and deposit all such moneys in the name of the Corporation in such banks, trust companies or other depositaries as shall be selected in accordance with the provisions of Article VIII of these Bylaws; and in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Financial Secretary and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him or her by the President or by the Board of Directors.

These are non-board vacancies and may be fulfilled by either a secure member in active standing or outside professional [paid] services. All candidates will be vetted by the executive board, and selected individuals are required to be bonded.

If you are interested in applying for one of these vacancies, please send a notice of candidacy with your contact information, background and qualification to info@nym-infragard.org with the Subject: Candidate - Treasurer (or Financial Secretary)


NY Metro InfraGard Sector Chiefs

The NY Metro Chapter is currently searching for rounding out its Sector Chief program relevant to the NY Metro area:

  • Financial & Banking
  • Information Technology
  • Energy
  • Communications
  • Transportation
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Emergency Services
  • Water and Wastewater
If you are interested in applying for sector chief, please send a notice of candidacy with your contact information, background and qualification to info@nym-infragard.org with the Subject: Sector Chief - [sector]

 
Malware Investigator
There is some confusion when an InfraGard member goes to MalwareInvestigator.gov and selects the InfraGard channel, it drops back to the InfraGard secure portal home page. Note: the InfraGard member needs to be already logged into the InfraGard portal for the proper redirection to take place.

 
Participate
Government, business, and individual participation in the FBI's InfraGard Program continually unifies efforts to protect and enhance our nation's critical infrastructure. Members of these communities are encouraged to share their industry's workflow, lessons learned, and best practices through social and business-related events.

Learn Essential Info
InfraGard offers valuable learning opportunities throughout the City of New York as well as online. NY Metro InfraGard Alliance has hosted hundreds of on-location events in places such as the NY FBI Field Office, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, Morgan Stanley, Cisco Systems Inc., utility companies, universities, and many others

Protect Our Infrastructure
Individuals protect our country! One person can make a difference. Since our nation is comprised of systems (people, businesses, buildings, highways, farms, communications, etc.), it is important to sustain and continually improve system operations. One way to ensure these systems continue to benefit the people, is to protect them from natural disaster, human error or terror; and set up recovery actions in the event misfortune can not be avoided. The protection of our nation is a collaborative effort in which all citizens hold some level responsibility. Your contribution(s) are absolutely invaluable. Join InfraGard Today!

 
Our Public Sector Coordinators

FBI Special Agent
Michael Migliaccio
(212) 384-1000
  DHS Protective Security Advisors
Joseph Tadrick
Kevin Peterson




 

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