Events

Cybersecurity for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Entrepreneurs: A National Cyber Security Awareness Month Keystone Event
Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Street, Suite 1601, Austin, TX
Oct 21, 2014
As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014, the Department of Homeland Security, Capital Factory, the University of Texas, and the Austin Chamber of Commerce are hosting an event to highlight the cyber risks, best practices and resources most applicable to small and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurs for protecting data and intellectual property. You are invited to join local leaders from industry and academia, along with representatives from the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, for this important discussion.

Time:
12-1:30 p.m. - event
1:30-4 p.m. - office hours with representatives from DHS, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the University of Texas-Austin and industry for mentorship on cybersecurity best practices for local entrepreneurs and startups

Lunch will be provided. For more information and to register, visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cybersecurity-for-small-and-medium-sized-businesses-and-entrepreneurs-tickets-12881716561.  

Data Security for Lawyers: The Ethical Obligations to Clients
Virtual (Webinar)
Oct 21, 2014
This program is part of the Cybersecurity Core Curriculum, in which authors of The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook offer practical cyber-threat information, guidance and strategies for lawyers, law firm attorneys, in-house counsel, government attorneys and public interest attorneys. You can take each webinar individually or register for a package of webinars specifically tailored to your practice area and receive a 20% discount. For more information about the upcoming programs in the Cybersecurity Core Curriculum, visit www.ambar.org/cybersecurityseries

CSID cyberSAFE Series: Looking for a Cure for Medical Identity Theft
Virtual (Webinar)
Oct 21, 2014
Many consumers are unaware of medical identity theft and the harm it can cause – both to their wallet and their health. Yet medical identity theft is the fastest growing segment of identity theft in the United States. In this cyberSAFE webinar, we will address the growing problem of medical identity theft, including electronic medical records and the threats consumers and businesses face, how medical identity theft happens and what happens to an identity once it is stolen, the impact of medical identity theft on businesses and consuemrs and what solutions and best practices businesses and consumers can implement to prevent and mitigate the impact of medical identity theft.

Time: 1-2 p.m. ET

For more information and to register, visit https://csidwebinar.webex.com/mw0401l/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=csidwebinar&service=6&rnd=0.8679620175427554&main_.  

Solving for Cyber: The Business of Building Trust
Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Street, Suite 1601, Austin, TX
Oct 21, 2014
The digital economy is built on trust: that transactions are protected from fraud and crime, and that personal, business, and government data are used appropriately and stored securely. What are the leading technological security innovations being developed in “Silicon Hills”? Bloomberg Government will convene experts in Austin to highlight the people, schools, start-ups and corporate heavy-hitters breaking the mold of how we protect our digital, financial, and personal identities. Confirmed speakers include Congressman Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, Dr. Suzanne Barber, director of the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin, Josh Alexander, founder and chief executive officer at Toopher, Mike Laubsted, head of global payment system security at Visa and Ravi Srinivasan, director of strategy and product development at IBM Security Systems.

Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.

For more information and to register, please visit the Bloomberg Government website.

What You Don't Know About Cybersecurity CAN Hurt You
Virtual (Webinar)
Oct 21, 2014
In this hourlong, complimentary webinar, security expert, former hacker and Global Knowledge instructor Phillip D. Shade will provide insight into understanding the latest hacking techniques, the current threat landscape and suggested countermeasures to mitigate threats.

Time: 1-2 p.m. ET

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.globalknowledge.com/aboutcyberwebinar

OutSecure Inc. 2nd Annual Business Security Summit
3 Corporate Drive, Shelton, CT
Oct 21, 2014
The ISC2 CT Chapter is pleased to host the 2nd Annual CT Business Summit on Security, Privacy and Trust – a special program tailored for business owners who are committed to enhancing their online safety. Business leaders will learn the cost of inaction to cybersecurity threats today. Attendees can hear from leading business, privacy and security practitioners, who will share insights and solutions about the current, pervasive cybersecurity risks from a business perspective. Find out about the impact of information security on revenue, customers, costs and reputation.

Time: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

This event is free to attend. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.outsecure.com/ct-business-security-summit/.  

TECHEXPO Cyber Security Hiring Event
Sheraton Columbia Town Center, 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD
Oct 21, 2014
Are you a Cyber Warrior and seeking a new employment opportunity? If so, don't miss the TECHEXPO Cyber Security hiring event this October! Bring many resumes and come learn about the latest advances in Cyber Security and interview for hundreds of positions with the world's leading cybersecurity companies. Positions available include analyst, auditor, chief information security officer, chief technology officer, computer scientist, enterprise security architect and more. 

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For additional details and to register, please visit http://www.TechExpoUSA.com/.

Rise of the Hackers: Screening and Q&A
Online
Oct 21, 2014
Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank, and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information. This data is precious—and cybercriminals want it. Now, NOVA goes behind the scenes of the fast-paced world of cryptography to meet the scientists battling to keep our data safe. This screening of NOVA's "Rise of the Hackers" program will feature insights from several cybersecurity experts who will answer your questions about cybersecurity threats and share best practices for staying safe online. 

Panelists include Owen Astrachan, professor of computer science at Duke University, Terry Benzel, research scientist at Deter Cyber Security Project, Keren Elazari, cybersecurity analyst at Gigaom Research and Ashley Hamilton, application security engineer at WhiteHat Security.

Time: 7-8:15 p.m.

For more information and to access the online screening, visit https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/b2xf9.

How Malware Gets Through Perimeter Defenses
Haggar Upstairs Meeting Room, University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, TX
Oct 21, 2014
The University of Dallas, Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, Center for Cybersecurity Education presents an informal discussion with Llewellyn Derry, CISSP, vice president of business development at ISC8.

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.


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.

Insider Threat Mitigation Strategies
The Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Oct 22, 2014
This FCW Briefing, held during NCSAM, will help you update your personal and professional knowledge of the technologies and strategies in use to identify anomalous behaviors, mitigate data loss and prosecute unauthorized insider activities. Learn how agencies are striking a balance between security, privacy and mission requirementsand the tools and services they are deploying to improve their overall security postures.
 
Time: 7:30-11:45 a.m.

For more information, visit http://fcw.com/insiderthreat


Luncheon at NASDAQ in Honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014: A National Cyber Security Awareness Month Keystone Event
New York, New York
Oct 22, 2014


The Truth About Online Privacy
Virtual (Webinar)
Oct 22, 2014

Teens are now sharing more information about themselves on social media than ever before. This free webinar will explore what privacy means to teens as opposed to adults and offer ideas to help teens better protect themselves online. The topics covered include identity theft, sexting, and digital footprints. 

The webinar, sponsored by CA Technologies and hosted by NetSmartz Workshop, will feature Larry Magid, a technology journalist and Internet safety advocate. 

Time: 4 p.m.

There is no cost to attend. To learn more and register, please visit http://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=2519&seid=48.  



Week 4 Twitter Chat: Keeping Your Business Safe Online
Virtual (Twitter chat)
Oct 23, 2014
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. But they don't always have the best cybersecurity guidelines in place. We'll discuss ways small businesses can protect their organization, customers and employees.

Time: 3 p.m. Eastern/noon Pacific
Host: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. (@STOPTHNKCONNECT)
Guests: AT&T (@ATT), Visa (@VisaSecurity), ESET (@ESET), The Better Business Bureau (@BBB_US), CSID (@CSIdentity), The National Cyber Security Alliance (@StaySafeOnline)

Use #ChatSTC to join!

University of Virginia NCSAM Presentation and Discussion
Kaleidoscope Room, Newcomb Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Oct 23, 2014
Join us for a presentation by Rob Fuller of Mubix, Room362.com and hak5.org. All are welcome, registration is optional and snacks will be provided. 

Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

For more information about this and other University of Virginia NCSAM events, visit http://www.virginia.edu/informationsecurity/events/cybersecurity/

2014 Better Business Bureau Omaha Cyber Security Event
UNO College of Business - Mammel Hall, Marvin & Virginia Schmid Auditorium, 6708 Pine Street, Omaha, NE
Oct 23, 2014
The Better Business Bureau and its partners present a panel discussion in honor of NCSAM 2014 on how to stay safe online - it's our shared responsibility! Learn the risks, how to spot potential problems and how our online actions impact our safety. Panelists include professionals from the FBI, the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Nebraska Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Time: 7:30-9:30 a.m.

A continental breakfast will be provided. For more information on the agenda and panelists and to register, please visit http://www.bbb.org/nebraska/news-events/events/2014/09/2014-omaha-cyber-security-event/.  

Securing Our eCity Foundation - Cyber Defenders' Day
National University Campus, Aero Court Drive, San Diego County, CA
Oct 25, 2014
The Securing Our eCity Foundation is hosting a program for the greater San Diego Boy Scouts of America. The Scouts will learn more about cyber defense and safer online practices and engage in activities and games that can be attributed to earning their cyber merit badge. For more information about this and other Securing Our eCity events, visit http://securingourecity.org/. 

Cybercrime and Law Enforcement Panel Discussion: A National Cyber Security Awareness Month Keystone Event
International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Orlando, FL
Oct 26, 2014
This event is a panel discussion session taking place during the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Orlando, Florida. For information about this session and other events during the conference and to register, please visit the IACP 2014 website.

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

Federal Communications Commission Technology Demonstration and Expo
FCC Commission Meeting Room, 445 12th Street SW, Room TWC-305, Washington, DC
Oct 28, 2014
As part of its commitment to promote cyber security awareness, the FCC will host a Technology Demonstration and Expo. Through hands-on, interactive exhibits and demonstrations featuring a wide-range of products and services, the Technology Demonstration and Expo will help consumers learn how to protect themselves through effective personal cyber security practices while using their personal devices to connect to the Internet.

Exhibit space is available at no cost for qualified entities in the cyber security space. Such entities include government agencies, IT corporations, law enforcement, developers of apps and products, start-ups, educators, consumer protection advocates and others. To confirm participation, contact Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa at 202-418-0965 or via email (Keyla.Hernandez-Ulloa@fcc.gov) by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 10, 2013.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please include a description of the accommodation needed. Requests must include contact information and should be made as early as possible. Please send an email to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

For more news and information about the FCC please visit http://www.fcc.gov. 


#AskSENSEI Cybersecurity Livestream Q&A
Virtual (Social Media Event)
Oct 28, 2014
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the University of Florida's experts in cybersecurity are ready for your questions. Join the university's engineering professors Patrick Traynor, Kevin Butler and Daniela Oliveira for a 90-minute livestream event in which they will answer your questions and reveal their new center: SouthEasterN Security for Enterprise and Infrastructure (SENSEI). On Facebook or Twitter, you can #askSENSEI questions about your online safety, secure technologies, new vulnerabilities, safe business practices, or anything else cyber-related. Post your questions early and you could be selected to attend the livestream event and win prizes. 

Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m. 

Tune in at 
http://www.eng.ufl.edu/cybersecurity. You can #askSENSEI your questions now and until then. This event is presented by UF's College of Engineering. Follow us on Facebook at GatorEngineering, and on Twitter @FloridaEngineer.

Upcoming HIPAA Audits - How to Avoid and Be Prepared
Virtual (Webinar)
Oct 29, 2014
In this webinar, we will discuss some of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services changes in regards to the enforcement of HIPAA laws already on the books. We will discuss some of the new changes affecting covered entities and business associates, the factors that might cause an unwanted visit or letter from the Office of Civil Rights and how to prepare for and deal with an audit.

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

For more information and to register, visit http://www.mentorhealth.com/control/w_product/~product_id=800402LIVE/.  

ID Theft Victim Advocate Training
San Antonio Police Department, Training Room 1410, 315 S. Santa Rosa, San Antonio, TX
Oct 29, 2014
The AWARE Victim assistance training will examine modern identity theft, the emergence of cyber crime, tactics used and how cyber crime links to domestic abuse, elder abuse, bullying, human trafficking and stalking. Build skills for safety planning and remediation. 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For more information and to register, please visit the event web page

Identity Theft: The Aftermath - Victim Impact Survey Findings
Google DC Office, 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC
Oct 29, 2014
Join us as we celebrate the 11th year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month with the release of Identity Theft Resource Center’s research survey – Identity Theft: The Aftermath 2013. A panel of experts will discuss the survey's key findings, and the emotional impact of identity theft on victims. 

Join FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny and an esteemed group of panelists as we discuss the key findings of this victim impact survey and the ways in which we can leverage this information to better serve victims and consumers.

Use the hashtag #IDTheftImpact to join the conversation. We will be sharing statistics and facts from the findings on Twitter.

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

For more information and to register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/identity-theft-the-aftermath-victim-impact-survey-findings-registration-13579112491?.  



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/.

Week 5 Twitter Chat: Preventing and Recovering from Cybercrime
Virtual (Twitter chat)
Oct 30, 2014
Learn ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft, fraud, phishing and other crimes.

Time: 3 p.m. Eastern/noon Pacific
Host: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. (@STOPTHNKCONNECT)
Guests: Visa (@VisaSecurity), ESET (@ESET), the Federal Trade Commission (@FTC),  The National Cyber Security Alliance (@StaySafeOnline) 

Use #ChatSTC to join!

Stop Hackers in Their Tracks – Before They Stop YOU! 3 Simple Tricks to Protect Your WordPress Site
Virtual (Webinar)
Oct 30, 2014
WordPress is the most popular platform for business websites and blogs. Because of WordPress' popularity, its websites are prime targets for hackers who want to do your business (and your website visitors) serious harm.

Join us for a free 20-minute webinar and discover three things that every WordPress site owner must know to help keep hackers off your website.

Time: 
1:00 - 1:20 p.m. ET 

Host: Cathy Demers of Business Success Cafe (@cathydemers and #BSC1)

Guest Expert: Regina Smola of WP Security Lock (@wpsecuritylock)

For more information and to register, please visit 
http://www.businesssuccesscafe.com.

The A to Z's of HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules
Raleigh, NC
Oct 30 - 31, 2014
This two-day session is designed to provide intensive, two-day training in HIPAA compliance, including what's new in the regulations, what's changed recently and what needs to be addressed for compliance by covered entities and business associates. The session provides the background and details for any manager of healthcare information privacy and security to know the privacy and security issues, what needs to be done for HIPAA compliance and what can happen when compliance is not adequate. Audits and enforcement will be explained as well as privacy and security breaches and how to prevent them. For more information about the agenda, speakers, venue and registration, visit https://www.mentorhealth.com/control/hipaa_privacy_security.

NCSAM Cameroon 2014
ActivSpaces, Boulevard de la Liberté Douala , Littoral Cameroon
Nov 01, 2014

As part of National Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Cameroon Information Systems Security Association (CISSA) is hosting an event to discuss and share information on cybersecurity and Internet best practices. 

Please use the hashtags #NCSAM and #NCSAMCMR14 when promoting the event on social media.

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For more information and to register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inscription-ncsam-cameroon-2014-13708549641?ref=esfb. 



Cyber Security World Conference 2014
New York, NY (Location disclosed to registered participants)
Nov 21, 2014
At the Cyber Security World Conference 2014, renowned information security authorities and innovative service providers will bring their latest thinking to hundreds of senior executives focused on protecting today's enterprises. Cybersecurity experts wil discuss topics such as protecting individuals and companies against cyber attacks, biometrics as the future of security, risks brought by mobile computing and protecting corporate and national infrastructure against foreign attacks.

Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.cybersecurityworldconference.com/.  

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