SOURCE: Cosentry



December 01, 2015 10:01 ET

5th Annual Omaha Security Summit Scheduled for December 10, 2015

Keynote Presentations by FBI Special Agent Jacob Foiles and Cybersecurity Expert Jim Stickley

OMAHA, NB--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2015) - Presenting sponsor Cosentry today announced the Nebraska Security Summit on December 10th at the Embassy Suites - La Vista Convention Center, Nebraska. The 5th annual December summit is a continuation of the popular cybersecurity event that has been providing valuable information to business executives interested in hardening their network defenses against the latest hacking methods since 2000. Attendees may register for this complimentary event here:

Hosted together with Continuum Security Solutions and Solutionary, this Security and Compliance Event Series has become the premiere destination for any business leader -- technical or not -- to learn the latest methods for infiltrating corporate networks. The event includes renowned cybersecurity and identity theft expert and author Jim Stickley, to present the keynote address, "Fraud: The new F-Word." Attendees with both technical and non-technical knowledge will gain unique insight from Stickley's demonstration of hacker techniques used to gain network access, avoid detection and gather sensitive data. Additional speaking sessions will include:

  • Threat Intelligence: Factual and Actionable Global Research Results -- Mike Hrabik, President and CTO, Solutionary, will discuss findings from the company's Global Threat Intelligence Report.
  • Cybersecurity Evolution & Awareness-Preparing Today for Tomorrow's Attack -- Adam Heller, Solutions Consultant, WRK, will discuss ISAC Groups, Social Media Impact, Self-Assessment Tools and how they relate to any business.
  • Best Practices for Designing, Building and Operating Attack Resilient Infrastructure in AWS -- Daniel Carnes, Chief Security Officer, Prairie Cloudware, will offer best practices for implementing the full spectrum of cloud security, with a concentration on architectural resilience.
  • You've Been Hacked-An Exercise in Incident Response -- Jeff Olejnik, Director, Risk Advisory Services will review components of an effective Incident Response Program (IRP) and facilitate an interactive group tabletop exercise to simulate the decision that needs to be made during a crisis.
  • The Ever Changing Regulatory Environment (CyberSecurity 2015) -- Scott Christensen, Information Security Manager I, Vice President will address the changing regulatory environment and the always-moving target Information security is chasing.
  • Is Your Business Exposed? A Cybersecurity Risk Assessment -- Kenneth Carnes, Cyber Security & Information Protection, will cover topics such as: tools available to understand gaps across the organization, ways to leverage these tools and the assessments you select, and provide ideas to standardize the cyber risk discussion from the practitioner to the board room.

The closing keynote will be provided by FBI Special Agent Jacob Foiles, who will review current cyber threats and tips to help mitigate those threats, as well as how the FBI can assist in the protection of corporate data assets.

"Cybersecurity has become a constant battleground in the war against hackers infiltrating corporate networks and stealing sensitive data," said Brad Hokamp, CEO, Cosentry. "Cosentry is proud to bring such a prestigious group of renowned cybersecurity experts together for the benefit of business leaders seeking the most current information and best practices to mitigate network security risks."

Organizations will come to Security Summit Omaha with corporate challenges and questions, and leave with actionable strategies and big picture perspectives. Register here:

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