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Empowering Families & Protecting Children
Thrive Apopka Assembly of God, 951 N. Park Avenue, Apopka, FL
Aug 08, 2015
This free forum is designed to raise awareness of some of the current and increasing online threats against children. Speakers from law enforcement, the Florida Abolitionist Group and mental health professionals will equip attendees with information on the resources available for protecting chidlren from cyber predators and other crimes. 

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

For additional information, contact Hillary Sweeney.

Business Continuity Management: Architect and Implement Solution
Vritual (Webinar)
Aug 11, 2015
It is critical to assess the IT and information security risks and the effectiveness of the institution’s risk management processes as they relate to the security measures. This webinar will teach attendees how to properly prepare for an impact to the business for any organization. It will cover how to identify, analyze and document the events and environmental surroundings that can adversely affect the organization. You will learn how to both prepare and review the continuity planning program. Areas such as IT outsourcing and other risks will be covered. 

Time: 1-2 p.m. EDT/10-11 a.m. PDT

Additional information and registration here

Business Continuity Management: Architect and Implement Solution
Vritual (Webinar)
Aug 11, 2015
It is critical to assess the IT and information security risks and the effectiveness of the institution’s risk management processes as they relate to the security measures. This webinar will teach attendees how to properly prepare for an impact to the business for any organization. It will cover how to identify, analyze and document the events and environmental surroundings that can adversely affect the organization. You will learn how to both prepare and review the continuity planning program. Areas such as IT outsourcing and other risks will be covered. 

Time: 1-2 p.m. EDT/10-11 a.m. PDT

Additional information and registration here.

The Federal False Claims Act: Enforcement and the Obamacare Expansion – Webinar by MentorHealth
Vritual (Webinar)
Aug 19, 2015
The session will provide an overview of the Federal Civil False Claims Act (FCA) and how it works. It will also provide an assessment of enforcement activities, showing how participants may be at risk. In addition, the session will review recent cases and show how they potentially impact participants. The webinar will start with a review of the Federal False Claims Act and discuss how it works and how it is being used to fight health care fraud. It will discuss how the various health care fraud task forces use the Federal False Claims Act and its whistleblower provisions to identify and prosecute health care fraud. 

Time: 1-2 p.m. EDT/10-11 a.m. PDT

Additional information and registration here

YouTube-Video Best Practices and Compliance for Healthcare Organizations
Vritual (Webinar)
Aug 20, 2015
Video is more than YouTube and the healthcare organizations that have embraced video have demonstrated humor, creativity and strong branding. Many are focusing on a commitment to educational videos and developing their team's thought leadership. Video isn't just for the big hospital system. During the webinar we will explore best practices for video use from a one person practice to the largest hospital systems. As more healthcare systems decide to enter social media there are concerns that need to be addressed: privacy and HIPAA compliance, the proper way to include patients in video and essential question about different video channels, costs and content strategy. 

Time: 1-2 p.m. EDT/10-11 a.m. PDT

Additional information and registration here

SANS Security Awareness Summit 2015
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Aug 17 - 25, 2015
The SANS Security Awareness Summit is an opportunity to learn how to build next-generation security awareness programs. Security awareness officers  willshare inside knowledge on how they took their awareness programs to the next level and how they measured the impact. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to share, network and learn from one another through a variety of activities.

Additional information and registration here

Managerial Primer for Assuring IT Legal Compliance
Vritual (Webinar)
Aug 27, 2015
Information and associated technologies continue to advance toward diverse distributed configuration environments for entering, processing, storing, and retrieving data. The magnitude of changes occurring can be clearly seen in the explosion of linked IT infrastructures connected to cloud computing service providers and mobile computing devices. Consequently, the impact of such decentralization has increased the need for effective safeguarding of information assets. This webinar will cover the forces impacting IT governance, the principles and practices for performing IT legal compliance audits, sound strategic and tactical information risk considerations and three tiers of enterprise governance examined in terms of their content, meaning, implementation factors and responsibilities.

Time: 1-2 p.m. EDT/10-11 a.m. PDT

Additional information and registration here

#ChatDPD Twitter Chat: Back-to-School Tips for Student Privacy
Virtual (Twitter Chat)
Sep 09, 2015
Time: 3 p.m. EDT/noon PDT

Start with Security - San Francisco
University of California Hastings College of the Law, Alumni Reception Center, 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA
Sep 09, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission's first “Start With Security” conference, co-sponsored by the University of California Hastings College of the Law, is part of a business education initiative designed to provide companies with practical resources to help them implement effective data security strategies. The conference series is part of the agency’s longstanding efforts to provide businesses with guidance about how to put effective security in place.

Aimed at start-ups and developers, this event will bring together experts to provide information on security by design, common security vulnerabilities, strategies for secure development, and vulnerability response. The event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is necessary.

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. PDT

Additional information here

 



Middle East Cyber Security Summit 2015
Golden Tulip Seeb Hotel Muscat, Oman
Sep 15 - 16, 2015
The Middle East Cyber Security Summit 2015” Muscat, Oman will discuss the need to have a strategic approach to national cybersecurity, focusing on implementation of “CCC” framework — comprehensive in nature, collaborative by intention, and capability-driven. This Summit will serve central and local Government, critical infrastructure, energy and utilities, telecommunications and network service sectors, oil and gas sectors, finance and banking institutions, e-commerce and business sectors, technology industries, research and development organizations, security and intelligence services, police services and crime prevention, transportation, ICT networks, individual consumers and many more in learning from recent cases and identifying the transformation necessary to get rid of such consistent global threats where any individual device could cause an infringement.

Additional information and registration here.

Hacker Halted
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, Atlanta, GA
Sep 17 - 18, 2015
Hacker Halted is a global series of computer and information security conferences presented by EC-Council. The objective of the Hacker Halted conferences is to raise international awareness towards increased education and ethics in IT security. This event includes more than 40 presentations from the industry's most accomplished professionals and thought leaders, two days of networking, panel discussions and breakout sessions on the most critical and latest threats in the security world. 

More information and registration here

Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure
One King West, Toronto, ON
Sep 29 - 30, 2015

Global cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure continue to increase in frequency and severity and Canada is by no means exempt. The country's ten pillars of critical infrastructure have to protect themselves from hacktivism, state sponsored attacks, cyber terrorism, industrial espionage and other damaging emerging threats. Antiquated strategies, such as anti-viruses and firewalls are no longer a match for the hackers of today.

The Canadian Institute's Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure conference, designed in tandem with a host of leading international experts, promises to deliver up-to-the-minute information and critical strategies your organization needs to make sound security planning decisions. Speakers include experts from North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto-Hydro Electric Systems Ltd. Government of Ontario, RCMP, City of Toronto, BMO Financial Group, Government of New Brunswick, Motorola Mobility, Royal Bank of Canada, Loblaw Companies Limited, Verizon Wireless and more.

Additional information and registration here



Yucca Valley Cybercrime Seminar
Yucca Valley Community Center, 57090 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA
Oct 03, 2015
This one-hour session is aimed at the general public, with a target age of 16 years and older, and will cover current cybercrime trends, including recent national reports on the impacts of cybercrime. The session will cover steps that individuals can take to help themselves be safer online, including how to recognize a phishing scam and ways to protect a home or portable computer. Information and handouts will be available for individuals, families and small businesses.

Time: 9-10 a.m.

There is a $4 fee to attend. Additional information here.

Johnson County Cyber Security Conference & Expo
Johnson County Administration Building, 111 S. Cherry, Suite 200, Olathe, KS
Oct 06, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

CyberFest 2015 – The Urban Jungle
Port of San Diego, Port Pavilion – Broadway Pier, 1000 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Oct 08, 2015
Our world has rapidly transformed to become an urban jungle where individuals and oragnizations are connected to the Internet nearly 100 percent of the time. While this connectivity comes with huge upsides, it also brings the need for increased responsibilities at both personal and business levels. The Securing Our eCity Foundation and CyberTECH are hosting an event to discuss case studies, securing the Internet of Things, government leaders and future leaders' perspectives on cybersecurity, whether and how organizations can recover after data breaches, where we fit in to the critical infrastructure, "cyber hygiene," or what we need to do to keep our machines clean and leading cyber practices and policies. 

Time: 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Additional information and registration here

New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Workshop
NYC Seminar and Conference Center, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY
Oct 13, 2015
New for 2105, the New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Workshop (NYMJCSC) is offering a pre-conference workshop consisting of in-depth, full-day, hands-on classroom-style educational courses to expand your knowledge and foster security discussions. The tracks to be covered are PowerShell for Auditors, Hidden Dangers of Wireless, Privacy and the Dark Net and Application Security.

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Note: You will be required to bring your own laptop. 

Seating is limited to 30 attendees per track. 

Additional information here

New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference (NYMJCSC)
Microsoft New York City Office, 11 Times Square, New York City, NY
Oct 14, 2015
The New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference is a collaborative event cooperatively developed, organized and sponsored by the leading information security industry organizations and chapters: InfraGard (New York Metro), ISACA (New York Metro, New Jersey and Greater Hartford Connecticut), (ISC)2 (New Jersey), ISSA (New York), OWASP (New York Metro, Long Island, Brooklyn), HTCIA (North East Region) and ACFE (New Jersey). 

Time: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Additional information here.

Cybersecurity Day @ NSU
Nova Southeastern University – College of Engineering and Computing, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL
Oct 15, 2015
Cybersecurity Day @ NSU is a collaboration between Nova Southeastern Univrsity's (NSU's) College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), federal law enforcement agencies from the Miami Fields offices, local industry and the Miami-Dade Public School Systems. High school students from all over South Florida are encouraged to join a day full of cybersecurity awareness activities, including presentations from the U.S. Secret Service's Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force and the FBI Miami Fields Office's cyber unit and hands-on sessions with Dr. Yair Levy, professor of information systems and cybersecurity, and Melissa Carlton, NSU Ph.D. candidate.

Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Additional information here

Privacy & Security Forum Boston
Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA
Oct 29 - 30, 2015

When it comes to insuring the privacy and security of your organization’s data, no one has all the answers, and going it alone, can be, and often is, a recipe for disaster. Fortunately, you don’t have to. The Privacy & Security Forums are two-day conferences, presented by Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Media and Healthcare IT News, held around the nation, with a specific focus on current healthcare industry topics. These forums are designed to meet the needs of CIOs, CISOs and other senior healthcare IT leaders. The information is practical, solutions-based and actionable – designed to help with planning, coordination and oversight.  Each event offers the opportunity to learn of industry developments, network with peers and discuss key regional or topical issues.

HIMSS Media is offering NCSA partners $100 off your registration for this event by using the following code: PSFSD-AFF2. (NOTE: This discounted rate is only for new registrants.)

Additional information and registration here

Start with Security - Austin
315 Red River Street, Austin, TX
Nov 05, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission's second “Start With Security” event, co-sponsored by the University of Texas Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, will continue the FTC’s work to provide companies with practical tips and strategies for implementing effective data security.

Additional details here.