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CyberSecurity International Symposium

  • Conference Chicago 525 South State Street Chicago, IL, 60605 United States (map)

Technology advances and strategies for minimizing cybersecurity risk for businesses, organizations, and critical infrastructure

The CyberSecurity International Symposium, July 10-11, 2017 in Chicago is a unique, focused Forum in which to network with leading cybersecurity professionals, innovators, enterprise CIOs and regulators who are on the front
lines of securing critical business and infrastructure networks. The two-day, in-depth conference will examine the latest technologies for enhancing cybersecurity and reducing risk, as well as best practices and key lessons learned to date in the ever-evolving
challenge to ensure end-to-end security for organizations of all varieties. Topics to be addressed include:

  • Evolution of cybersecurity threat: recent developments and trends
  • Impact of cyber threat on businesses, government, and critical infrastructure
  • Latest advances in cyber security technologies
  • Implementation best practices and lessons learned
  • Intersection of cyber and physical infrastructure security
  • Assessing and monitoring risk effectively
  • Effectively managing security incidents
  • Key take-aways from recent cyber incidents
  • Internet of Things (IoT) security implications across industries
  • Current state of cybersecurity standards development
  • Developing, coordinating, and implementing critical infrastructure policies
  • Consequence-driven, Cyber-informed Engineering
  • Situational awareness, common vulnerability analysis, and threat assessment
  • Upgrading technology to meet evolving risks
  • Building a culture of security
  • Rapidly sharing threat, vulnerabilities, and mitigation strategies
  • Securing the evolving distribution network

IT advances, communications technologies, and the smart energy grid are changing the landscape of the nation's critical infrastrucutre and business networks as we know it. But with rapidly changing technology comes rapidly advancing threats. This international
Symposium will examine recent and newly emerging threats and vulnerabilities, as well as discuss effective business and technology strategies for meeting the evolving challenge head on. Join us in Chicago to assess your organization's cyber and physical security
risk, and how to effectively safeguard your operations going forward.

The event is intended for:

  • Commercial and industrial enterprise IT executives and security compliance managers
  • Regulatory and policy professionals
  • Chief Information Officers, Chief Strategy Officers, and other senior executives overseeing cyber and physical security
  • Communications and network operations professionals
  • Physical infrastructure and systems security managers
  • Planners responsible for compliance and government
  • Analytics and data management professionals
  • Data center managers
  • Critical infrastructure security managers
  • Reasearch and academic professionals
  • Finance and VC representatives