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LI Cybersecurity Conference Fri, June 9, 2017, 7:45 am – Noon

Cyber Security

Long Island businesses will learn how to protect themselves from cyber threats including identity theft, data breaches and a wide range of cyber-related challenges at the L.I. Cybersecurity Conference sponsored by  Suffolk County Community College in partnership with DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, and Legislator Kara Hahn.

Suffolk County Community College is launching a new Cybersecurity degree, an industry/education collaboration that will provide the trained workforce for tomorrow’s Long Island cybersecurity needs.

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DATE:         June 9, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TIME:          11:45 a.m.
PLACE:       Suffolk County Community College
Michael J. Grant Campus
Health, Sports and Education Center
Wicks Road, Brentwood, NY

Program and Speakers

Time Activity Location
7:45 am Coffee and breakfast; vendor displays Field House
8:30 – 8:55 am Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Remarks by Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay
Remarks by DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer, Suffolk County Legislature
Remarks by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn
Overview of Cybersecurity and IT programs by Professor Peter Maritato ’77
Lecture Hall
8:55 – 9:15 am Keynote Address:

Hon. Michael A.L. Balboni – President and Managing Director, RedLand Strategies
Lecture Hall
9:15 am Coffee and networking Field House
9:30-10:30 am Breakout Sessions:

1. IT Security: Critical Fundamental Steps for Your Small Business
Speakers / Facilitators
Nicholas Barone – Cyber Risk & Response Services, EisnerAmper LLP
Matthew Brown – Vice President, Network Solutions and Technology
2. Intermediate Steps to Enhance Your Business’ IT Security
Speakers / Facilitators
John Cooney, Esq. – Chair, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy and Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.
Nicole Della Ragione, Esq. – Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Associate, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C
3. IT Workforce and Training Needs Within the Region (held in Lecture Hall)
Speakers / Facilitators
Peter Dispirito – Chief Information Security Officer, Flushing Bank
Benjamin Sondgeroth – Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, CA Technologies
4. Health IT: Hospital and Medical Record Security
Speakers / Facilitators
Pat M. Darienzo, CISSP – Chief Information Security Officer, Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Stephanie Musso-Mantione – Chief Information Privacy and Security Officer, Stony Brook Medicine Information Technology (SBMIT)
Kathy Hughes, Chief Information Security Officer, Northwell Health

Field House activity with vendors and coffee

10:45-11:45 am Panel Discussion

  • Features select speakers and Laurin Buchanan, CISSP, Secure Decisions
  • Panel responds to reports from breakout sessions, survey results, and discusses skills gaps in LI’s IT workforce;
  • Audience responds to clicker survey;
  • Q&A for panelists
Lecture Hall
11:45 am Conference Closing Field House

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