Cyber Security Summit at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) Announces Agenda

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Cyber Security Summit today announced the speaker lineup for its co-located event at the ASIS International Global Security Exchange (GSX). The security industry’s flagship event GSX is expected to draw 550 exhibitors and more than 20,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals for the five-day program Sept. 23-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The co-located Cyber Security Summit will be held Sept. 26-27.

Founded in 2011, the Cyber Security Summit is an annual gathering in Minneapolis during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Its 8th annual leadership event will take place on Oct. 22-24. The addition of the co-located Cyber Security Summit at GSX marks the first time the event has held two summits in one year.

Registrants for the Cyber Security Summit at GSX will receive access to the event’s high-profile cybersecurity education and a number of benefits from the GSX conference, including entry to the GSX exhibit hall and a ticket to the President’s Reception at Drai’s Nightclub on Wednesday evening.

The lineup for the Cyber Security Summit at GSX includes:

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018

From the War Room to the Board Room, Building a Cybersecurity Strategy Together

Speakers: Col. Stefanie Horvath, CISSP, CRISC, G5 Plans Officer, MN Joint Force Headquarters, ARNG, and Executive Director Enterprise Services, Minnesota IT Services; and David Notch, Strategic Advisor, Enterprise Security & Cloud Architecture, Medtronic 

Cultural Barriers & Divides Between Physical & Cyber Security

Speaker: Scott Borg, Director and Chief Economist, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit

Winter is Coming: Advanced Cyber Adversaries Demand Advanced Countermeasures (Watch a Real Time Hack Demonstration)

Speaker: Dr. Ron Clark, former Deputy Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD)

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

Year in Review Cyber Byte

Speaker: Jeremy Swenson, MBA, MSST, CEO and Principal Consultant, Abstract Forward Consulting LLC

The Top 10 Things You Must Do to Protect Security Systems From Cyber Attacks

Speaker: David Tyson, CEO, CISO Insights; Past President and Chairman of ASIS International Board of Directors

Panel: The Diverse Talent Gap in IT/Cybersecurity … If We Are Going to Win, We Need Everyone

Moderator: Tina Meeker, MBA, CISSP, CIPP-US, Cyber Security Executive

Panelists: Jill Allison, Cybersecurity Strategist, Digital Transformation Leader, Emerging Technology Evangelist; Col. Stephanie Horvath, CISSP, CRISC, G5 Plans Officer, MN Joint Force Headquarters, ARNG, and Executive Director Enterprise Services, Minnesota IT Services; and Loren Dealy Mahler, President of Dealy Mahler Strategies and former Director Legislative Affairs, White House, National Security Council

Physical Defensive Tools Subject to Cyber Attacks

Speaker: Scott Singer, CSIO (CISO, CSO, CIO), PaR Systems; Retired Captain, U.S. Navy Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer

“Like War:  The Weaponization of Social Media”

Speaker: Peter W. Singer, Strategist and Senior Fellow at The New America Foundation

Join security experts, government officials and industry thought leaders to learn about the best tools available for defending against our shared cyber threats. Attendees will walk away with actionable strategies to improve their organization's security posture.

GSX attendees who have registered for an All-Access Pass can add access to all Cyber Security Sessions for only $25. Or, add a Cyber Security Summit registration onto a free Expo-Only Pass for $350.

Learn more and register on the GSX website.

About Cyber Security Summit

Cyber Security Summit was founded in 2011 to spark a conversation around the topic of security. Since that time, it has annually brought together leaders from industry, government and academic interests to improve the state of cybersecurity. This year, the summit has partnered with ASIS International to bring a version of the event to Las Vegas as part of Global Security Exchange.

Source: Cyber Security Summit

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