MERIT SECURITY SUMMIT 2016
Morris J. Lawrence Building @ Washtenaw Community College
November 7, 2016   8:00am – 5:15pm
The sweeping, ever-evolving scope of cybersecurity makes it impossible for any one individual to be an expert in all aspects of the field. That’s why Merit is bringing together leaders with from a diverse base of industries and sectors to share their expertise and to collaborate on new innovations at the Merit Security Summit on November 7, 2016.
The Merit Security Summit is an ideal environment for attendees at all professional levels to exchange ideas, grow their knowledge and network with their peers. Attendees will learn about the latest information security techniques, discover emerging tools and technology and interact with top security leaders and professionals from the Midwest region and beyond.
15 content-rich breakout sessions in the morning, covering topics that include identifying data breaches, navigating cybersecurity certifications and managed firewall, informal gatherings throughout the day and long-form workshops in the afternoon will empower you to help secure your organization and your future.
Attend the Security Summit and receive seven continuing education credits (CEUs). Participation certificates will be issued at the end of the Summit for you to submit to your employer for approval. If you are interested, please contact [email protected].
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PRESENTATION TRACKS
Research and Data
Hear research on protecting the power grid, security concerns of smart homes, DDoS mitigation and more.
Merit Innovations
Discover the latest service solutions we have developed to address Merit Members' needs.
Information Security
Navigating cybersecurity certifications can be a test in itself. Experts will outline their necessity and benefits.
Community Supporters
Merit Community Supporter organizations will present on innovative resources and solutions that are available to Merit Members.
Sponsors
Solve your security pain points by integrating leading-edge products into your security posture.
SUMMIT AGENDA
TIME
AGENDA ITEM
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8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast and Registration
 

Atrium

9:00am – 9:10am
Welcome and Introduction

101

9:10am – 9:50am
Keynote Speaker: Voting and Cybersecurity: What Could Go Wrong?

101

9:50am – 10:00am
Transition
 
10:00am – 10:40am

101

 

Information Security Track: The NICE Framework and Navigating Cybersecurity Certification

105

 

Community Supporter Track: Zero Trust Security Architecture

130

 

Sponsor Track: Threats to an Interconnected World

128

10:40am – 10:50am
Transition
 
10:50am – 11:30am
Research and Data Track: Challenges in our Hyper Connected World

105

 
Merit Innovations Track: From the Cyber World to Kinetic Space

121

 
Information Security Track: Just What is a Strategic CISO?

101

 

130

 
Sponsor Track: Tapping Network Visibility, Change Management & Cybersecurity Metrics to Improve Your Organization’s Cyber Resiliency

128

11:30am – 12:15pm
Lunch

Atrium

12:15pm – 1:00pm
Cyber Range Hubs Panel Discussion

101

1:00pm – 1:10pm
Transition
 
1:10pm – 1:50pm

105

 

128

1:50pm – 2:00pm
Transition
 
2:00pm – 2:30pm
Closing Remarks & Raffle Drawing

101

2:30pm – 2:40pm
Transition
 
2:40pm – 5:00pm
Workshop #1: Train as You Fight

105

 
Workshop #2: IT and Security Employee Management – Make Organizational Change Efforts Work While Creating Desired Behaviors

121

NEW FOR 2016!

JOIN US AT LUNCHTIME FOR OUR FIRST-EVER CYBER RANGE HUBS PANEL DISCUSSION

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