PMIWDC Industry Insights | Please Stop Buying Bad Training

Training is beneficial...but bad training can be worse than no training at all. This presentation will discuss what constitutes bad training, why to avoid it, and how to best leverage good training.

About the Speaker

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Ben Malisow

Ben Malisow has worked in the fields of education/training, communication, information technology, and security, and/or some combination of these industries, for over twenty-five years. Prior to his current position, Mr. Malisow has provided information security consulting services and training to a diverse host of clients, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Department of Homeland Security (at TSA), and the FBI. He has also served as an Air Force officer, after graduating from the Air Force Academy. An experienced trainer, Mr. Malisow has been an adjunct professor of English at the College of Southern Nevada, a computer teacher for troubled junior/senior high school students in Las Vegas, been a senior instructor for the University of Texas - San Antonio, and taught computer security certification prep classes for Carnegie-Mellon University’s CERT/SEI. Mr. Malisow has published widely in many fields. His latest books include, “Exposed: How Revealing Your Data and Eliminating Privacy Increases Trust and Liberates Humanity,” the CCSP (ISC)2 Official Study Guide and the CCSP (ISC)2 Practice Tests, and “How to Pass Your INFOSEC Exam” from Amazon Direct. Updates to his work and his podcast, “The Sensuous Sounds of INFOSEC,” can be found at

Event Details

Date & Time

19 April 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST-05:00)


Virtual Event


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