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Finding the MacGyver in You Hack3rcon 3 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Finding the MacGyver in You
Hack3rcon 3

Overview: this brief presentation will explore a different view into the window of resilience, touching both a personal and professional perspective. Using the June 29th Derecho storm that impacted 11 states and Washington, DC, the presenter gives an unusual insight into preparedness, planning and response initiatives that can provide insight into enhancing one’s personal skill set. The attentive ear is afforded the opportunity to expand their personal collaborative web; gaining new knowledge, and if applied properly, can create new wisdom.

William A. Minear II CPP PPS CMEC
Director – WV Critical Infrastructure Protection Task Force (CIPTF)
Deputy Director – JITEC CIP Programs
West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center
Charleston, WV 25314

Mr. Minear is a member of the West Virginia National Guard - Military Authority, serving as Deputy Director – Critical Infrastructure Protection Programs for the Joint Interagency Training & Education Center ((JITEC). Bill has 35 years of public safety (law enforcement, fire/rescue, emergency medical services) and private industry (security, safety & health, industrial hygiene) experience. He provides leadership coaching, mentoring and guidance to organizations and companies in all facets of protective services and emergency preparedness, planning and response. He is currently providing leadership support to State and National critical infrastructure protection programs while assigned to the West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center.

Bill graduated from West Virginia University-Parkersburg in 1983 with a degree in Fire Science and Safety Technology and completed a Regents Bachelor of Arts in 2002 from Glenville State College. He has continued his education by earning his Master of Science – Strategic Leadership in 2006 from Mountain State University. Bill is a candidate pursuing his Doctor of Executive Leadership, serving in the Academic Fellows Program with the School of Leadership & Professional Development at Mountain State University and University of Charleston. He is a 2012 graduate of the Rescue Institute’s Certified Mastermind Executive Coach program.

A Board Certified Protection Professional with ASIS International, Bill has served as Chairman and Co-Chairman of the ASIS International Fire & Life Safety Council. In March 2011 he was selected to serve as a member of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s State, Local, Tribal, & Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC), serving two years prior as a subject matter expert for critical infrastructure programs. He is a 1982 graduate of the West Virginia State Police Academy – 42nd Basic Program, and a 1997 graduate of the Executive Protection Institute – Class 41, earning certification as a Personal Protection Specialist. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Security Educators and Trainers (ASET) and is a current Instructor for the Executive Protection Institute (EPI). Bill holds adjunct faculty positions with the West Virginia State Police Academy, Mountain State University, and West Virginia Department of Education - RESA Public Safety Training.

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