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What’s really on the 2019 cybersecurity horizon? Join renowned PKI and cybersecurity expert, Ted Shorter, for a look into the future as he covers the 2019 cybersecurity trends to watch:
- Quantum computing & the need for crypto-agility
- The truth behind IoT vulnerabilities
- Cloud-first transformations
- The need for expansive digital security
Michael Levin – CEO/Founder, Center for Information Security Awareness
Michael Levin is a nationally known cyber security professional who spent over twenty-two years in the U.S. Secret Service protecting Presidents and Heads of State. Michael retired from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – as the Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division in Washington DC. He enjoyed a distinguished thirty-year career in public service and law enforcement. Michael also served as the Branch Chief of the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force program in Washington DC, supervising 17 task forces across the country. He worked in the area of computer forensics and cyber-crime investigations for over twenty years. Other assignments included numerous Presidential, Vice Presidential and dignitary protective assignments as well as working at the CIA and NSA as the Secret Service Intelligence Liaison Officer. After this distinguished career and seeing the need, Michael founded the Center for Information Security Awareness – www.CFISA.com. The CFISA was created to explore ways to increase cyber security awareness among many audiences, including consumers, employees, businesses and law enforcement. CFISA provides online and on-site cyber security awareness training services to businesses and organizations of all sizes. His passion for securing the nation's critical infrastructure has led to his tireless efforts to make cyber security awareness training best practices interesting, meaningful and relevant at home and at work.
Ted Shorter – CTO and Co-Founder, Keyfactor
Ted Shorter is the chief technology officer at Keyfactor. Responsible for Keyfactor's Intellectual Property development efforts, Ted helps align Keyfactor's security focus with the changing Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) landscape. A renowned Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) expert, Ted has provided oversight to hundreds of private-sector Enterprise PKI deployments, in multiple vertical markets including: Healthcare, Finance, Manufacturing, Aerospace, and e-Commerce. Ted has worked in the security arena for over 25 years, in the fields of cryptography, application security, authentication and authorization services, and software vulnerability analysis. His past experience includes 10 years at the National Security Agency, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University, and an active CISSP certification.
Jim Rutt – Chief Information Officer, Dana Foundation
Jim Rutt, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, C|CISO, CCSK, is the Chief Information Officer at the Dana Foundation. His responsibilities include providing strategic planning for information and technology management and overseeing all back office technology operations necessary to support the Foundation. Jim is an early adopter of cutting edge cloud security solutions, having led Dana through a complete cloud transformation three years ago. Jim has frequently spoken to peer organizations on corporate cybersecurity strategy and risk management, and also advises early stage technology companies on their sales strategy to the financial and healthcare sector.
Jim is a graduate of Stetson University, where he received a B.B.A. degree. He has 21 years of technology experience (spanning financial, healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors) and has been at Dana for eight years. Jim has presented at multiple CIO and leadership conferences, and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal (among other publications) for his view on mobile security and governance. Jim is President and Chairman of the Board of Technology Affinity Group (TAG) and is Vice President and Board Director for the New York Metro Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance. and is a member of Society for Information Management, SIM Foundation of NJ, CIO4Good, as well as a founding advisory board member of BWG Strategy LLC, a Work-Bench Venture Capital Mentor/Advisor, advisor to Lightspeed Ventures, a Silicon Venture capital company, and board advisor to multiple startups including Baffle, Axonius, Minerva Labs and Pixm.