Wed, October 16, 2019
8:00am – 12:00 noon
Expedient/Tree of Life, Upper Arlington
PARKING NOTICE - Please park in the lot immediately to your right as you pass the entrance gate.
Member - Free
Non-Member - $20
07:30 – 08:00 – Registration with light breakfast
08:00 - 08:50 – Connie Matthews, CEO at REST / Marissa Ball, Security Analyst at AEP / Samara Williams, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst at Huntington
Title: Your career: A training, mentoring and learning success story
Abstract: Whether you’re BREAKING into cybersecurity or rebranding yourself, understanding the importance of training, mentoring and soft skills is vital to your overall success in a cybersecurity technology career. We will discuss how to navigate your career goals and what the future may hold for you. We will evaluate what you need to consider as you explore entering the industry or whether you’re experienced and want to know more about how you keep your skills current by retooling, and how to apply adaptive learning as change continues to occur.
You don't have to be an ethical hacker to be part of this thriving global industry! In this session we'll explore the various segments of the industry and how you can "break-in" by rebranding your experience for each domain.
9:00 – 9:50 – Mike Spaulding, Vertiv, Director of Security Operations
Title: DIVORCE: Why breaking up with your MSSP is hard to do.
Abstract: This talk will discuss the ins and outs of MSSPs and why joining a MSSP is so easy to do, yet leaving an MSSP is nearly impossible. The talk will provide key considerations before entering into a contract with a MSSP and sound advice on ‘separating’ from your MSSP and handling the ‘split’ needed to go another direction.
10:00 - 10:50 – Jeff Schmidt, Vice President, Chief Cyber Security Innovator, Columbus Collaboratory
Title: Offense Informed Defense: Notes and Experience from the Field
Abstract: Join Jeff Schmidt, Vice President, Chief Cyber Security Innovator at Columbus Collaboratory, in a discussion about applying an offense-informed defense approach to cut through the alert noise, be more effective at both identifying the most likely and riskiest attacks and thwarting them faster at less cost. He will discuss how to understand not only the attack vectors, the attackers’ tactics, techniques and procedures but also the residual effects so that, in an environment of almost immeasurable alerts and alarms, your team can focus on the indicators that are the most important. Using real examples from the cyber field, Jeff will share lessons learned and experiences to help you better plan your cyber defenses for 2020.
10:50 – 11:30 – Closing Comments