Cyber Resilience or How To FISH

Cyber Resilience or How To FISH


Paul Davis, PMP

Managing Director
CDP & Associates, LLC

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Cask LLC
475 Aquia Towne Center Drive - Suite 305
Stafford, VA, 22554

Agenda and Cost:


Registration: 08:15 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.
Breakfast buffet and network with project management professionals: 08:30 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.
Announcements: 08:45 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.
Featured presentation: 09:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wrap up: 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Pre-registration deadline is June 1st
Member Pre-registration: $15
Non-Member Pre-registration: $20
On-Site Member Rate: $20 (cash or check only)
On-Site Non-Member Rate: $25 (cash or check only)
Cancellations and refund requests are accepted up to 48 hours prior to the day of the event. We cannot offer refunds requested after that time.

About the Program

In the United States alone, Cyber Security has become a multi-billion dollar industry since 2005. No person or organization is immune or fully protected from the cyber threat. The purpose of this presentation is two-fold. First, it is to help one to understand the enormity of the issue by providing a current snapshot of the cyber security challenge and its growth. The second goal is to review the status of cyber resilience countermeasures as part one’s overarching cyber security defense package. Finally, this discussion should help one to think of cyber resilience as an insurance policy that has to be purchased like taxes in a technological dependent world.

Special Instructions: 

Free parking will be available.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management

About the Speaker

Paul Davis, PMP

CDP & Associates, LLC
Managing Director

Paul Davis is the Managing Director (MD) with CDP & Associates, LLC (CDP). CDP & Associates, LLC is a business optimization and technology management, integration, innovation, and commercialization company serving startups, non-profits, and for-profits. CDP and Paul help their clients, partners and community to solve tough challenges and issues with creative and innovative solutions based on our experience, knowledge, “next gen” technology and other tools in and across multiple disciplines.

As MD, Paul is responsible for leading day-to-day operations and the long-term strategic initiatives for the emerging minority woman service disabled veteran owned small business located in Northern Virginia. Before joining CDP in 2015, Paul worked over 35 years for a diverse range of organizations, including military (Navy Air & Intel, DIA); Intelligence Community (NRO, NGA, others); corporate America (GE, Lockheed Martin, the SI) and non-profits (mainly churches).

A big believer in technology as a community equalizer and wealth building force, Paul continues to supports business and technology incubators when and where possible. Drawing on over 150 years of the principals’ experience, CDP and Paul see cyber security as extremely important especially with the emergence of the “Internet of Things”, Ransomware and other challenges. Paul and CDP place their focus mainly on cyber resilience as being a crucial tool for individual and organizational survival now and in the future.

A retired Naval Officer, Naval Academy graduate, and Hampton Roads “NROTC unit “plank owner“, Captain Davis is a Systems Engineer, MBA, PMI PMP certified project manager and currently preparing for the CISSP exam. Paul’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal; Joint Service Commendation Medal, four Navy Commendation medals, Intel Community and numerous contractor awards. With links to the Tuskegee Airmen and Lockheed’s Skunk Works, Paul and CDP’s current philanthropic mission is to “give back before stepping back”!

Paul Davis is available for consultation and can be reached at 571.336.6215 or by email at .

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