defense and protection for digital business

Wednesday, OCtober 4, 2017
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wsu eugene m. hughes metroplex
5015 E. 29th St. n.
wichita, ks 67220

Today’s business is driven by data in a digital world. Technology and the internet enable tremendous innovation with efficiencies that lead to great opportunities – with the potential for great risk. Hackers and cyber thieves are attacking business in an alarming rate on a daily basis. What will happen to your business and customers when your systems are compromised?

The Cyber Security Forum will offer invaluable insight for business and security decision makers in small businesses, non-profits, and government, as well as provide a platform for students and educators to engage with industry professionals. Register today to learn how to reduce security risks, build strong defenses against cyber-attacks, and how to protect and recover your systems after a breach.

 

schedule

7:30-8:30am – Registration & Networking – Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:45am – General Session – Welcome & Introductions, Business Continuity

9:45-10:00am – Break/Networking

10:00-10:50am – General Session – Red Team

10:50-11:10am – Break/Networking

11:10am-12:00pm – Breakout Sessions

·       Threats Facing Small Business

·       FBI: Understanding Social Engineering and Threats to Small Businesses

·       Does your business need a cyber professional?

·       Career Opportunities in a Cyber Threatened World

·       When an idea of a plan isn’t good enough: Policy & Procedures

·       The Breach: Understanding Insuring Against Cyber Risk

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch & Networking – Food Trucks

1:00-1:45pm – General Session – Ransomware

1:45-2:00pm – Break/Networking

2:00-2:45pm – Breakout Sessions

·       Wearables & Critical Infrastructure Research

·       Top 5 Economic Ways to Protect Your Business

·       Wichita Area Cyber Education Programs

·       Ethical and Legal Issues in Cyber Defense

·       When an idea of a plan isn’t good enough: Policy & Procedures

·       Ransomware Q&A

2:45-3:00pm – Break/Networking

3:00-3:45pm – Breakout Sessions

·       DRONE WARS: Threats, Vulnerabilities and Hostile Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Small UAS (sUAS)

·       Cyber Threat Intelligence: What it should mean to your business

·       How to Ask the Right Questions to Select the Right Security Vendors

·       Ethical and Legal Issues in Cyber Defense

·       When an idea of a plan isn’t good enough: Policy & Procedures

·       New Federal Cyber Requirements Impacting Contractors and Subcontractors

3:45-4:00pm – Break/Networking

4:00-4:15pm – General Session – Understanding your business as a digital business. Cybersecurity scholarship winner will be announced.

4:30-6:00pm - Reception and Networking Event

 
Brian Dennis - Kansas Small Business Development Center Brian S. Dennis, Director of the Kansas Small Business Development Center Cybersecurity Center is an associate business continuity planner certified by Disaster Recovery Institute International. Brian leads the efforts for the development of cyber education, training, and resource connections for small business across the state of Kansas.

Brian Dennis - Kansas Small Business Development Center

Brian S. Dennis, Director of the Kansas Small Business Development Center Cybersecurity Center is an associate business continuity planner certified by Disaster Recovery Institute International. Brian leads the efforts for the development of cyber education, training, and resource connections for small business across the state of Kansas.

Colonel Chris A. Snyder - Kansas Air National Guard Colonel Chris A. Snyder, Commander, 184th Cyber Operations Group, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB. As the execution arm of Air National Guard network operations, Snyder's group oversees the operations, maintenance and defense of the Air National Guard portion of the Department of Defense Information Network.

Colonel Chris A. Snyder - Kansas Air National Guard

Colonel Chris A. Snyder, Commander, 184th Cyber Operations Group, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB. As the execution arm of Air National Guard network operations, Snyder's group oversees the operations, maintenance and defense of the Air National Guard portion of the Department of Defense Information Network.

Nick Jordan - Kansas Interim Secretary of Commerce Nick Jordan, former Secretary of the Kansas Department of Revenue and head of the Governor's Economic Advisory Council, currently serves as the Interim Secretary of Commerce for the great state of Kansas. A life-long proponent of economic development, Jordan has extensive executive management in public service and the private sector, in organizations from small to large.

Nick Jordan - Kansas Interim Secretary of Commerce

Nick Jordan, former Secretary of the Kansas Department of Revenue and head of the Governor's Economic Advisory Council, currently serves as the Interim Secretary of Commerce for the great state of Kansas. A life-long proponent of economic development, Jordan has extensive executive management in public service and the private sector, in organizations from small to large.

Lt Col Andrew J. VanderZiel - Kansas Air National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Andrew J. VanderZiel, Commander, 299th Network Operations Security Squadron, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB. VanderZiel's team operates the Cyber Security and Control System, providing full spectrum network management and network defense for the Air National Guard provisioned portion of the Department of Defense Information Network.

Lt Col Andrew J. VanderZiel - Kansas Air National Guard

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew J. VanderZiel, Commander, 299th Network Operations Security Squadron, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB. VanderZiel's team operates the Cyber Security and Control System, providing full spectrum network management and network defense for the Air National Guard provisioned portion of the Department of Defense Information Network.

Jonathan Lanning - Friends University Jonathan Lanning, Assistant Professor at Friends University is responsible for the Cyber Security program in the College of Graduate & Professional Studies. As a Cyberspace Operations Officer with the Kansas Air National Guard, Lanning has extensive experience as a strategist in the field.

Jonathan Lanning - Friends University

Jonathan Lanning, Assistant Professor at Friends University is responsible for the Cyber Security program in the College of Graduate & Professional Studies. As a Cyberspace Operations Officer with the Kansas Air National Guard, Lanning has extensive experience as a strategist in the field.

Matt Forney - Ennovar Technology Solutions Matt Forney is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Technology of Ennovar Technology Solutions located on the campus of Wichita State University. He is a strategist that works with partners to identify and develop high-end cybersecurity talent for public and private sectors.

Matt Forney - Ennovar Technology Solutions

Matt Forney is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Technology of Ennovar Technology Solutions located on the campus of Wichita State University. He is a strategist that works with partners to identify and develop high-end cybersecurity talent for public and private sectors.

Mershard Frierson - Cyber Research Group Mershard J. Frierson, Vice President of Cyber Research Group (CRG), government and commercial cyber security solution integrator. Frierson and his team have partnered with Ennovar to create a Security Operations Center at Wichita State University providing security services and student talent pool for clients and partners.

Mershard Frierson - Cyber Research Group

Mershard J. Frierson, Vice President of Cyber Research Group (CRG), government and commercial cyber security solution integrator. Frierson and his team have partnered with Ennovar to create a Security Operations Center at Wichita State University providing security services and student talent pool for clients and partners.

Michael Hoeflich - University of Kansas Michael Hoeflich, J.D. Ph.D, is the John H. and John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law. Hoefich is an expert on cyber law, policy and the integration of the private and public sector and is the creator of the new Master of Science in Homeland Security: Law and Policy at the KU School of Law.

Michael Hoeflich - University of Kansas

Michael Hoeflich, J.D. Ph.D, is the John H. and John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law. Hoefich is an expert on cyber law, policy and the integration of the private and public sector and is the creator of the new Master of Science in Homeland Security: Law and Policy at the KU School of Law.

Shawn Myers - Keller Leopold Insurance Shawn Myers is a Partner and Producer with Keller Leopold Insurance, LLC. Shawn actively educates businesses on cyber breaches, cyber attacks, and cyber risk insurance.

Shawn Myers - Keller Leopold Insurance

Shawn Myers is a Partner and Producer with Keller Leopold Insurance, LLC. Shawn actively educates businesses on cyber breaches, cyber attacks, and cyber risk insurance.

Randall Nichols - Kansas State University Randall K. Nichols, DTM, Associate Professor of Practice, Unmanned Aircrafts Systems (UAS) - Cybersecurity, Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus & Professor Emeritus - Cybersecurity, Utica College. Nichols is internationally respected with experience in leadership roles in cryptography, counter-intelligence, INFOSEC, and sensitive computer applications and many published works focused on cybersecurity.  

Randall Nichols - Kansas State University

Randall K. Nichols, DTM, Associate Professor of Practice, Unmanned Aircrafts Systems (UAS) - Cybersecurity, Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus & Professor Emeritus - Cybersecurity, Utica College. Nichols is internationally respected with experience in leadership roles in cryptography, counter-intelligence, INFOSEC, and sensitive computer applications and many published works focused on cybersecurity.

 

Brett Eisenman - Butler Community College Brett Eisenman, Associate Professor serves as a lead instructor for Butler Community College's Cyber Security & Internetworking Management program. Eisenman is a Managing Partner in Midwest Cyber Associates providing forensic analysis on digital media and consulting services and a former Forensic Investigator for the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita.

Brett Eisenman - Butler Community College

Brett Eisenman, Associate Professor serves as a lead instructor for Butler Community College's Cyber Security & Internetworking Management program. Eisenman is a Managing Partner in Midwest Cyber Associates providing forensic analysis on digital media and consulting services and a former Forensic Investigator for the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita.

Jeremy Jackson - Anneal Initiative, Inc. Jeremy Jackson is the founder of Anneal Initiative, Inc., an intelligence analysis, strategic planning and business continuity firm. Jackson has extensive experience leading intelligence analysis teams of cyber, counterterrorism, and biological threat experts (from industry, government and academia) that filled national level intelligence gaps. He also serves as an intelligence officer in the 184th Intelligence Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard.

Jeremy Jackson - Anneal Initiative, Inc.

Jeremy Jackson is the founder of Anneal Initiative, Inc., an intelligence analysis, strategic planning and business continuity firm. Jackson has extensive experience leading intelligence analysis teams of cyber, counterterrorism, and biological threat experts (from industry, government and academia) that filled national level intelligence gaps. He also serves as an intelligence officer in the 184th Intelligence Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard.

Amy Billinger - Anneal Initiative, Inc. Amy Billinger is a co-founder of Anneal Initiative, Inc. Billinger is also an Operations Intelligence Specialist in the Kansas Air National Guard. She served as Lead Analyst for Cyber Operations for the state's intelligence analysis operation where she integrated industry data and partners into cyber intelligence processes for the purpose of providing early warning and risk assessments for critical infrastructure and the Intelligence Community.

Amy Billinger - Anneal Initiative, Inc.

Amy Billinger is a co-founder of Anneal Initiative, Inc. Billinger is also an Operations Intelligence Specialist in the Kansas Air National Guard. She served as Lead Analyst for Cyber Operations for the state's intelligence analysis operation where she integrated industry data and partners into cyber intelligence processes for the purpose of providing early warning and risk assessments for critical infrastructure and the Intelligence Community.

Tom Ensz - Federal Bureau of Investigation Tom Ensz, Special Agent to the FBI. As an FBI Special Agent investigating Cyber Crime, Ensz spends the vast majority of his investigative work focusing on computer and network intrusions.

Tom Ensz - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Tom Ensz, Special Agent to the FBI. As an FBI Special Agent investigating Cyber Crime, Ensz spends the vast majority of his investigative work focusing on computer and network intrusions.

Col. Joe Jabara - Kansas Air National Guard Colonel Joe Jabara, J.D., Vice Wing Commander, 184th Intelligence Wing, Kansas Air National Guard; Adjunct Professor Friends University.

Col. Joe Jabara - Kansas Air National Guard

Colonel Joe Jabara, J.D., Vice Wing Commander, 184th Intelligence Wing, Kansas Air National Guard; Adjunct Professor Friends University.

Dr. Murtuza Jadliwala - Wichita State University Dr. Murtuza Jadliwala, Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at Wichita State University, directs the Security, Privacy, Trust and Ethics in Computing (SPriTE) Research Lab. His research interests are broadly in the area of systems and network security and privacy, where he is currently investigating security and user privacy threats in human-centered and mobile cyber-physical systems, such as wearable devices, and in socio-technical systems, such as online social networking and crowd-sourcing services (including, participatory sensing systems).

Dr. Murtuza Jadliwala - Wichita State University

Dr. Murtuza Jadliwala, Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at Wichita State University, directs the Security, Privacy, Trust and Ethics in Computing (SPriTE) Research Lab. His research interests are broadly in the area of systems and network security and privacy, where he is currently investigating security and user privacy threats in human-centered and mobile cyber-physical systems, such as wearable devices, and in socio-technical systems, such as online social networking and crowd-sourcing services (including, participatory sensing systems).

Dr. Sergio Salinas - Wichita State University Sergio Salinas, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Wichita State University. Salinas' research interests include security and privacy in cyberphysical systems (e.g. advanced manufacturing systems, power systems, etc.); cloud computing; and big data.

Dr. Sergio Salinas - Wichita State University

Sergio Salinas, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Wichita State University. Salinas' research interests include security and privacy in cyberphysical systems (e.g. advanced manufacturing systems, power systems, etc.); cloud computing; and big data.

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