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Minnesota Guardsman shares cyber knowledge with visitors from Poland

International Visitor Leadership Program ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota National Guard chief information officer, Col. Stefanie Horvath, met with a delegation of six cyber experts from Poland as part of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program, March 18, 2016.

The International Visitor Leadership Program is an exchange program that facilitates short-term visits to the United States for current and emerging foreign leaders in a variety of fields. The program organizes professional meetings for individuals to cultivate relationships with their American counterparts.

On the last stop of their three-week tour of the United States to meet with government, private sector and academia, the group heard from Horvath and Chris Buse, the chief information security officer for the state of Minnesota, about how the State of Minnesota manages a mostly-centralized information security environment across state agencies and how the Minnesota National Guard contributes to cyber security and domestic response within the state.

The group from Poland included cyber professionals in law enforcement, government and the private sector. The professionals exchanged information about how their respective governments and organizations deal with information security and cyber threats.

The Minnesota National Guard continues to work to cultivate relationships on a local, national and international level in order to maintain a competent, ready force and enhance the response to and recovery from negative cyber events.

March 22, 2016
by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens
Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs



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