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Sep 22, 2020

Cybersecurity Successes and Failures – How Public Institutions Can Do Better
Tues, Sept 22 — 1000 CST / 1600 BST

Keynote speaker: MAJOR GENERAL MARI K. EDER (USA Ret.)

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

WiCyS Minnesota Open Golf Tournament

11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Come join us for the CyberNINES WiCyS Minnesota Annual Open Golf Tournament at White Bear Lake Yacht Club.

Keynote speaker is Admiral Mike Rogers, former NSA Director and Commander of Cyber Command

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OCTOBER 26-28, 2020

Cyber Security Summit 2020 – 10th Annual Leadership Event

To kick off the 2020 Summit, we offer a full day of seminars and sessions on Monday, October 26, including a free half-day workshop, free focused Technical sessions, half-day seminars on Cybersecurity for Healthcare & Med Device, WiCyS (Women in CyberSecurity) Diversity & Inclusion in the Cyber Workforce , IT / OT / IoT Convergence, Cybersecurity for In-House Legal Counsel, and International Programming.

On Tues, Oct 27, after our Opening Welcome and Ten-Year Retrospective, prepare for back-to-back keynotes that will prime your security mindset and have you at the edge of your seat.

First, Tom Patterson gives us an inside look at our nation’s Cybersecurity Moonshot effort. Echoing the spirit of JFK’s original Moonshot challenge, the new charge calls for a “whole-nation approach” to secure a safer, more resilient internet to deliver government and critical infrastructure services.

Next, Sandworm author Andy Greenberg shares startling insights on the most destructive cyberattack the world has ever seen. Andy will dive into the hectic moments behind the Russian outfit’s attacks, which have hit targets from the Ukrainian power grid to international shipping conglomerates.

ADDED BONUS — All VIP All-Access Pass ticket holders will score their very own copy of Sandworm.

And this is just the tip of the iceberg. Peruse our robust Summit Agenda to discover more world-class speakers, expanded technical sessions, inaugural seminars and actionable takeaways for all experience levels.

2020 TOPICS

  • Enough is Enough – The role of nation states in taking the offensive to cyber criminals
  • The Story of Sandworm – How attacks like BlackEnergy, NotPetya and the Olympic Destroyer do not happen in a vacuum
  • Human Factor – The challenge of implementing industrial safety measures that rely on users making critical safety decisions
  • Emerging Issues – Why a solid infectious disease adaptive plan needs to come standard
  • Modern Cyber Attack – Malware vs. Malware-free attacks (what many describe as the next generation of cyber-attacks)
  • Zero Trust – Why this shift in strategy is critical to the business/mission As we explore these and other topics, we will also reflect on “The Ripple Effect” that characterizes so many of today’s cyber-attacks – and give you the tools, knowledge and confidence to stay ahead of them

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The Cyber Security Summit is led by a 46-person Think Tank, composed of the top leaders from across our critical infrastructures, bringing together government, academics and industry, which meets monthly to discuss the top issues facing professionals in the field.

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