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That’s a wrap! Looking back at Cyber Security Summit 2018

For the past eight years, the Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis has brought people with different viewpoints on cybersecurity issues together to hear from experts, learn about trends and discuss actionable solutions. Our 2018 Summit was no different and we’d like to thank you once again for joining us! In addition to the annual 2-day […]

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Everything you need to know before Cyber Security Summit

The 2018 Cyber Security Summit is just around the corner and we’re looking forward to spending three days with the top cybersecurity professionals from across the globe. We’ve made some changes since last year, so we thought it would be helpful prepare you with a rundown of everything you need to know. Feel free to […]

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Ask the keynote: Stefanie Horvath discusses how history and trends impact cybersecurity

With technology evolving on a daily basis and an increasing amount of data to secure, it’s no surprise that the industry of cybersecurity is a fast paced one. “The fact that there is not just one single most influential trend in cybersecurity but a confluence of many is very influential to the nature of the […]

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Gen Z Might be the Answer to the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage

Just as we think we are starting to get a handle on Millennials in the workforce, a new generation is changing the game. Enter Gen Z. The oldest members of Gen Z (those born after 1996) are hitting 21 and 22 years old and thus, entering the workforce. And the industry that is hungry to […]

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Patient Safety Unites Rival Medtech Firms

Cybersecurity challenges are turning natural competitors into willing collaborators as companies try to ward off the shared threat of attack.  By Michael Border “Oops, your important files are encrypted,” a May 2017 pop-up advised on the screens of an estimated 200,000 computers worldwide. The culprit was WannaCry, a cryptoworm that attacked computers running the Windows […]

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The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: It’s time for Businesses to Get Serious

California has just imposed a significant new set privacy and data security requirements that will impact a significant percentage of consumer-facing businesses in the US. Companies will have to implement new procedures as they collect, sell, and disclose consumer data, and they now have a statutory obligation “to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and […]

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Arduous Search Yields Security Best Practices

Tony Sager is a Senior VP and Chief Evangelist for the Center for Internet Security. He leads the development of the CIS Critical Security Controls, a worldwide consensus project to find and support technical best practices in cybersecurity. Tony also serves as the Director of the SANS Innovation Center, a subsidiary of The SANS Institute. […]

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Target Cyber Security Chief Shares His Formula for Building a Loyal Team

Target Corp. experienced a serious system breach in 2013, introduced through an inadequately protected downstream supplier in what has become a textbook case of a hack to avoid. Tim Crothers had worked at General Electric Corp. He is the man who came aboard two years ago as Senior Director of Cybersecurity to steer the team […]

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Understanding Human Element in Cybercrime is Key to Stemming the Problem

  Summit Keynote Speaker Dr. Shima Keene presented The Nexus of Cybersecurity, Crime and Terrorism. She is a Director of the Conflict Studies Research Centre, Oxford, UK, and is affiliated with many law enforcement intelligence organizations. She advises on matters relating to national and global security including terrorism, organized crime, economic crime, cyber-crime and governance. […]

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FireEye Threat Analyst Lists Current Cyberattack Statistics

Kevin Thompson, Threat Analyst for FireEye, earlier worked as a cyber analyst for the CIA, covering Eastern Europe and Russia and briefing numerous government agencies on future potential incidents. His analytical work has been used in Presidential Daily Briefings and as a case study in multiple training classes. He now educates FireEye clients and partners […]

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Risks Factors Growing, Cyber Defense Only Partly Defined

Truman Center Policy Program Manager Dan Paltiel, a keynote speaker at Cyber Security Summit 2016, spoke on the current state of cyber defense in Cyber After 2016: Protecting Your Network in the New Political Environment. Earlier he was Program Coordinator and Research Assistant in the Strategic Technologies Program at the Center for Strategic and International […]

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