Florida Center for Cybersecurity

U.S. Chamber, Florida International University, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and the Florida Small Business Development Center Network to Host Cybersecurity Conference in Miami

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Dec. 7, 2017: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Florida International University, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and the Florida Small Business Development Center Network, will host a summit to help small and midsize businesses develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs. Top experts from government, law enforcement, and the private sector will discuss topics such as cybersecurity threats to the private sector, challenges for small and midsize businesses, and public-private collaboration on cyber incident response, among other topics. The Florida Center for Cybersecurity is a sponsor of the event, which features a member of the Center's Board of Advisors, Mr. Mark G. Clancy.

WHO:
Ann M. Beauchesne, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Alejandro Mayorkas, Partner, WilmerHale; Chairman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cyber Leadership Council; and former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Chris Furlow, President, Ridge Global
Michael Myhre, CEO and Network State Director, Florida Small Business Development Center Network
Adam Sedgewick, Technology Policy Advisor, Office of Policy and Strategic Planning, U.S. Department of Commerce
Ed Cabrera, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Trend Micro
Mark G. Clancy, Founder, Cyber Risk Research LLC and Board Advisory, Florida Center for Cybersecurity
Ian Wallace, Co-Director, Cybersecurity Initiative, New America
Cynthia Camacho, Community Relations Executive, Global Resilience Federation
Ray Watts, Principal Consultant, Cybis LLC
Jason Manar, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Brad Leopard, Supervisor, Electronic Crimes Task Force, U.S. Secret Service

WHAT:
Cybersecurity Conference
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WHEN:
Thursday, December 14, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST

WHERE:
Florida International University
Graham Center – Ballroom
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33199

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

Top experts from government, law enforcement, and the private sector will be on hand to help business leaders develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs.