Our 10th annual WOW! event is the premier South Florida conference of the year that brings technology, audit, control and security professionals together with leading technology industry speakers for an informative and educational event.
Theme: Emerging Threats in Cybersecurity
Confirmed speakers:(WOW! 2017 Speakers Full bio)
Leo Taddeo, Chief Security Officer at Cryptzone
Conference Topic: Lessons Learned From Recent Breaches Abstract: Cybercrime is on the rise because it's low risk and high profit. What can the government and private sector learn from recent breaches to reverse the risk and reward calculation in favor of the defender? Leo Taddeo, currently Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Cryptzone, shares his insights on the threat landscape, hacker motivations, technology, and the government's efforts to create a credible deterrent. From the massive hack of JP Morgan Chase in 2014 to the bank of Bangladesh heist of 2016, Mr. Taddeo will discuss the hackers behind the keyboards and how we can focus on strategies to change their behavior. Leo is the former Special Agent in Charge of the Special Operation/Cyber Division of the FBI’s New York office and a frequent cybersecurity source for business, IT security and global news outlets, such as: Bloomberg, CNBC, CSO Online, Dark Reading, Fortune, New York Times, Washington Post and more.
Ralph Echemendia, Entrepreneur / The Ethical Hacker
Conference Topic: The Truth about Hacking. From Russia to HollywoodAbstract:
Ramses Gallego, Strategist & Evangelist, Office of the CTO at Symantec
Conference Topic: How Cybersecurity Disrupts Business and TechnologyAbstract:
Jorge Rey, CISO Technology Risk & Compliance at Kaufman Rossin
Conference Topic: Phish by phish, Building a Culture of Cybersecurity AwarenessAbstract:Cybersecurity and hacking incidents dominated the headlines in 2016, whether it was the hacking of political parties and private emails or the massive Yahoo data breach. In this rapidly evolving threat environment, organizational leadership needs to foster a culture that charges every individual with the responsibility for protecting the organization. In this seminar attendees will learn:
Robert Stroud, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research
Conference Topic: Securing IoT in a Connected WorldAbstract:Balancing security and privacy in a connected world, how technological advancement in IoT is changing the way we interact with our smart devices, "Is my Microwave really recording my conversations?"
Ira Winkler, President at Secure Meantime
Conference Topic: Curing detection deficit disorderAbstract:Learning from failure, the human exploitation kill chain, incorporating threat Intel into security awareness programs, fighting advanced persistent threats with advanced persistent security, how to audit a security awareness program.
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Venue: At FIU Kovens Center, Miami, Florida For more details including closest airport, hotel and driving directions please visit: http://kovens.fiu.edu
Friday, April 21, 2017 8:00 AM - 7:00 PMEastern Time
FIU Kovens Center3000 NE 151st StMiami, Florida 33381USA(305) 919 5000
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