Members Only:

CISA Cyber resources


Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

What is it about?

You will be provided a brief overview of cybersecurity principles, near-term practices, and resources that organizations should understand and consider adopting for a heightened cybersecurity posture.

When, Where, How?

The webinar will be held on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. EDT using Zoom.  Members will be sent invitations to register soon.  

Learning Objectives

  • Understand CISA's mission, vision, and no-cost cybersecurity resources,
  • Understand foundational cybersecurity concepts,
  • Understand near-term cybersecurity practices that organizations should adopt, and,
  • How to partner with CISA regarding cybersecurity matters.

Resources - Will be Posted as they become Available


Meet the Speaker

Ernesto Ballesteros, Cybersecurity State Coordinator for the State of Texas 

Mr. Ballesteros serves as the Cybersecurity State Coordinator (CSC) for the State of Texas at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in Region 6.

As the CSC for the State of Texas, his role is to build strategic public and private sector relationships in Texas to facilitate the development and maintenance of secure and resilient infrastructure.

Prior to joining CISA, Mr. Ballesteros served the great State of Texas at the Texas Department of Information Resources as the State Cybersecurity Coordinator and Chairman of the Texas Cybersecurity Council.

You can learn more about Mr. Ballesteros through the attached: Mr. Ballesteros Biography

NASBA Approved CPE Credit

In addition to learning about contract management,  participants can earn NASBA approved CPE Credits - for free!

Participants needed to register at least 30 minutes before the call, attend for a minimum of 50 minutes, and answer 3 of the 4 polling questions to earn 1 NASBA approved CPE credit.

Additional Resources

Center for Internet Security is a 501(c) that is, "Harnessing the power of global IT community to safeguard public and private organizations against cyber threats."

It has a document called CIS Controls that you can download for free to learn more about internal controls for Information Technology.

The website is