6/9/17 Free Cyber Conference at Suffolk County Community College
“Protecting Your Business: Where to Begin”
Presented by Suffolk County Community College in partnership with DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, and Legislator Kara Hahn, this topical conference offers regional businesses an opportunity to discuss the practical steps needed to protect their companies from identity theft, data breaches and a wide range of cyber-related challenges. It also creates a mutual opportunity to assess critical areas of need related to information technology.
To develop the workforce required to safeguard digital information, Suffolk County Community College is launching a new Cybersecurity degree. A collaboration between industry and education will help to maintain a successful workforce and this conference represents the first in what will become an annual opportunity to ensure that Suffolk’s programs are meeting the cyber needs of the Long Island business community.
The conference is free but registration is required.
Program and materials developed in part with support from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Dept. of Labor Education and Training Administration and the SUNY High Needs grant program but do not necessarily reflect the official position of these agencies who make no guarantees, warranties, or assurances, expressed or implied, including linked information and including, but not limited to, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.
Program and Speakers
Date: June 9, 2017
Location: Health, Sports & Education Center (HSEC), Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood, NY
Cybersecurity and IT Event with Industry
Presented by Suffolk County Community College in partnership with Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature DuWayne Gregory and Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn.
|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
|8:55 – 9:15 am||Keynote Address:
|9:15 am||Coffee and networking||Field House|
|9:30-10:30 am||Breakout Sessions:
Field House activity with vendors and coffee
|10:45-11:45 am||Panel Discussion:
|11:45 am||Conference Closing||Field House|
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