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Minority Media & Telecom Council Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference
Embassy Suites Convention Center Hotel, Washington, DC
Jul 28 - 29, 2014
The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council will hold its 12th annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, "Spotlight on Opportunity, Innovation and Inclusion in the New Digital Ecosystem." This conference will convene hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, policymakers, innovators, investors and entrepreneurs to highlight the most far-reaching issues affecting minority entrepreneurs and communities. For more information on the agenda, speakers and registration, visit http://mmtconline.org/accesstocapital/. 

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Two Steps Ahead: Protect Your Digital Life Tour (Clarksville, TN)
Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park, 1188 Cumberland Drive, Clarksville, TN
Aug 05, 2014
STOP. THINK. CONNECT. and the National Cyber Security Alliance are hosting an event to educate consumers and businesses about adding layers of security to their everyday activities. The event will include remarks by Congressman Marsha Blackburn, an online safety presentation and a panel discussion. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/two-steps-ahead-protect-your-digital-life-tour-tennessee-registration-12043431227. For more information on the Two Steps Ahead campaign, visit http://stopthinkconnect.org/campaigns/details/?id=460. 

Get Ready for the New HIPAA Audit Program - Webinar by MentorHealth
Virtual (Webinar)
Aug 13, 2014
In this session we will discuss the HIPAA audit program and how it works and discuss the areas that caused the most issues in the 2012 audits. We will explore what kinds of issues and entities had the most problems and show where entities need to improve their compliance the most. For more information on the session and to register, please visit http://www.mentorhealth.com/control/w_product/~product_id=800331LIVE/~sel=LIVE/.

How to Properly Handle HIPAA Security Incidents and Actual Breaches - Webinar by MentorHealth
Virtual (Webinar)
Aug 13, 2014
In the health care industry, and for those business associates of covered entities, the word "breach" causes alarm. This is because in a breach, not only have you had your patient's privacy violated, but you also have to prepare for the financial cost to remedy the breach and think about the possible criminal and civil penalties that you or your organization may have to face. In this session, learn the difference between security incident reports and reportable breaches and how to handle each properly. Find out what resources are available to you to help avoid breaches of confidentiality and how your organization can be better prepared for HIPAA compliance regulations. For more information about this session and to register, please visit http://www.mentorhealth.com/control/w_product/~product_id=800236LIVE/~sel=LIVE/. 

How to do a Risk Analysis - Webinar by MentorHealth
Virtual (Webinar)
Aug 14, 2014
If you cannot remember the last time your organization performed a HIPAA and HITECH Act risk analysis or if you are unsure whether your organization has ever performed a risk analysis, this is the webinar for you. We will cover how to conduct a risk analysis and how to update it as necessary. For more information on this webinar and to register, please visit http://www.mentorhealth.com/control/w_product/~product_id=800336LIVE/~sel=LIVE/. 

Workplace Violence Plans, Policies and Procedures - Webinar by MentorHealth
Virtual (Webinar)
Aug 18, 2014
This webinar will discuss the scope and impact of workplace violence in a health care setting. How common is it? What is the financial cost? How does it impair the ability of a health care organization to provide quality care and attract and retain employees? We will discuss the four types of workplace violence and their associated risk factors, workplace violence prevention program elements, worksite analysis and more. For more information about this webinar and to register, please visit http://www.mentorhealth.com/control/w_product/~product_id=800349LIVE/~sel=LIVE/. 

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Two Steps Ahead: Protect Your Digital Life Tour (Hartford, CT)
Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT
Aug 18, 2014
STOP. THINK. CONNECT. and the National Cyber Security Alliance are hosting an event to educate consumers and businesses about adding layers of security to their everyday activities. The event will include remarks by Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, an online safety presentation and a panel discussion. For more information and to register, please visit http://twostepsconnecticut.eventbrite.com. For more information on the Two Steps Ahead campaign, visit http://stopthinkconnect.org/campaigns/details/?id=460.

HIPAA Basics, Business Associates, Training and International: Many Challenges, Many Questions and Many Answers
DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown, Los Angeles, CA
Aug 21 - 22, 2014
This two-day seminar will include a look back at the basics of HIPAA to today, information about employee training programs, the impact of HIPAA on an international level and using business associates and more. For information about the agenda, venue, speaker and registration, visit https://www.mentorhealth.com/control/~product_id=200014SEMINAR/HIPAA_basics_training. 

Ways to Limit Your HIPAA Vulnerability and Liability - Webinar by MentorHealth
Virtual (Webinar)
Aug 28, 2014
Although there are many presentations, courses and services now available to help health care organizations to become HIPAA-compliant, the real issue for the health care organization is to determine the most cost-effective ways to understand their risks and to minimize the vulnerability to a breach and their liability when a breach does occur. This presentation focuses on understanding the responsibilities of the health care organization, the liabilities resulting from those responsibilities and the penalties that can be assessed as a result of a breach of patient-protected health information. For more information about this webinar and to register, please visit http://www.mentorhealth.com/control/w_product/~product_id=800344LIVE/~sel=LIVE/. 

The 2014 Cyber Security Summit - New York City
The Hilton New York - Manhattan
Sep 18, 2014
With the mission of "connecting C-Suite Executives with the Leading Cyber Solution Providers," the Cyber Security Summit provides a forum for attendees to learn about cybersecurity’s most vital issues by directly connecting them with emerging and established service providers, renowned speakers and powerful decision makers across multiple industries. For information on the agenda, speakers, exhibition and registration, visit http://www.cybersummitusa.com/.

Robotics Alley Conference & Expo
Saint Paul RiverCentre
Sep 17 - 18, 2014
The 2014 Conference & Expo will feature two full days of networking, industry experts, valuable vendor connections, and of course – ROBOTS! Featuring nine robotic tracks: •Agriculture •Healthcare & Medical Device •Manufacturing & Assembly •Transportation •Security & Defense •Retail & Commercial Logistics •Investment •Research & Development •Legal & Business

For more information, visit: http://www.roboticsalley.org/index.html

National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014 Launch
National Association of Chief Information Officers Conference, The Omni, Nashville, TN
Oct 01, 2014
Celebrate the launch of NCSAM 2014 at the National Association of Chief Information Officers Conference, held at the Omni hotel in Nashville. For details about the event and conference registration, sponsors, speakers and more, visit http://events.nascio.org/dnn/Events/2014Annual/Home.aspx.

The Super Run and Book Launch Party in support of Savvy Cyber Kids
Brook Run Park, 4770 Georgia Way South, Dunwoody, GA 30338
Oct 12, 2014
The Super Run is a family fun run in support of the nonprofit Savvy Cyber Kids in recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Following the run will be a book launch party to celebrate the release of the third book in the Savvy Cyber Kids children's book series, The Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: Adventures Beyond the Screen. For more information on the event schedule, maps and routes, registration and volunteer opportunities, visit the Super Run website.

CYBERSEC Connection 2014
Phoenix TS Headquarters, 10420 Little Patuxent Pkwy #500, Columbia, MD
Oct 14 - 17, 2014
CYBERSEC is a 4-day series of training sessions geared toward helping you achieve your cybersecurity goals. Whether your focus is on cybersecurity management, investigation, defense or offense, we offer specialty cybersecurity information tracks just for you. CYBERSEC sessions include Best Practices in Handling BCP and RP, IaaS Risk Assessment, Classification Methods for Misuse Detection, WPA2 Wireless Hack with Aircrack-ing, IDA Pro for Malware Analysis, Vulnerability Analysis with Nessus, Understanding the Auditor's Options When Reviewing Security on a Government's System and more! For more information and registration, visit http://www.cyberseccon.com/ or call Ashley Wheeler at 240-667-7507.

Mid South Cyber Security Summit
FedEx Institute of Technology, Memphis, TN
Oct 17, 2014
The University of Memphis Center for Information Assurance will be hosting the seventh annual Cyber Security Summit (previously called cyber expo) at the FedEx Institute of Technology. Information assurance and cyber security experts will be onsite for presentations and networking to address current issues of cyber security. Topics may include bring your own device (BYOD), health information security, cloud security, social engineering attacks, the Internet of things and organized cyber crime. For more information and to register, visit http://cyberexpo.memphis.edu.

Cyber Risks and Identity Theft in a Global Business Environment
Miami Airport Convention Center, Miami, FL
Oct 16 - 17, 2014
This event brings into focus the ever-increasing cyber threats and the challenges faced by Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America. We will bring together IT experts, incident responders, digital forensic experts, information security personnel and e-commerce and retail industry experts, among other stakeholders. A distinguished panel of experts will address the state of cyberspace, opportunities and threats. For more information, please visit http://www.ctcbiz.org. 

Cyber Security Summit 2014
The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Avenue S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414
Oct 21 - 22, 2014
The Cyber Security Summit is focused on changing the paradigm of how we look at digital space and security. Our mission is to establish a multi-stakeholder consortium that brings together industry, government and academic interests in an effort to improve the state of cyber security on both a domestic and international level. C-level executives, technology leaders, public policy makers, lawyers, forward thinking business owners, and end users interested are encouraged to join us at the Cyber Security Summit. For information on the agenda, speakers, exhibition and registration, visit www.cybersecuritysummit.org.

Protecting Your Electronic Devices
Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA
Oct 21 - 28, 2014
Learn specific tips and information about how to maintain security on your personal home computers, cell phones and tablets. Gain awareness and information on how to avoid phishing scams and maintain up-to-date software for the protection of information contained on personal devices. For more information on cost, location and registration, visit the Workforce Development & Continuing Education website and search the course catalog or email wdce@pct.edu

CyberMaryland Conference
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
Oct 29 - 30, 2014
Entrepreneurs, investors, academia and government will convene in Maryland - the nation’s epicenter for cyber security - for the fourth annual CyberMaryland Conference. Conference highlights include nationally known speakers and entrepreneurs, session topics on commercialization and product ventures, new formats like flash talks and pitch forums for startups, an innovator showcase, networking opportunities, educational opportunities, the 2014 Cyber Challenge, the Cyber Career Job Fair and the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. For more information and to register, visit http://www.cybermaryland.org.

CCRI Security Awareness Day
Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick Campus
Oct 30, 2014
Security Awareness Day is a public service event to promote security awareness; it will include sessions on the technical, legal, business and management aspects of security, presentations by Congressman Jim Langevin and the FBI and a review of privacy issues. For more information on the agenda and registration, please visit http://www.ccri.edu/securityawareness/.

International Bullying Prevention Conference
San Diego, CA - Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
Nov 16 - 18, 2014
Join over 800 professionals from around the world to attend over 40 sessions on topics specific to bullying prevention and intervention. Learn more and register at http://www.stopbullyingworld.org/index.php/attend.