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2018 Conference Agenda


Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

7:30 — 8:15 a.m.

Conference Registration, Continental Breakfast and Sponsor Exhibit

8:15 — 8:30 a.m.Conference Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 — 9:25 a.m.Morning Keynote
9:30 — 10:20 a.m.Concurrent Sessions
10:20 — 10:50 a.m.Coffee with Sponsors
10:50 — 11:45 a.m.Concurrent Sessions
11:45 — 12:45 p.m.Lunch
12:45 — 1:35 p.m.Afternoon Keynote
1:40 — 2:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
2:30 — 3:00 p.m.Coffee with Sponsors
3:00 — 3:50 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
4:00 — 4:30 p.m.Closing
7:30 — 8:15 a.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Registration,
Continental Breakfast,
and Sponsor Exhibit


The registration desk will be open from 7:30 — 8:15 a.m. Continental breakfast will be served, and conference sponsors will be available to visit with attendees.

8:15 — 8:30 a.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Conference Welcome
and Opening Remarks


Hear opening remarks from the conference advisors and NDSU leadership as they welcome attendees to the conference and introduce the morning keynote.

8:30 — 9:15 a.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Morning Keynote


Jay Beale

Information Security Analyst, InGuardians

9:30 — 10:20 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

 

Century Theatre,
NDSU Memorial Union

Track 1

Technology, Operations and Procedures

Dedra Chamberlain
Right-sizing Security
Enabling Both Security and Ease of Access

Prairie Rose Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 2

Governance, Policy and Compliance

Michael Krause

Arikara Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 3

Education, Awareness and Training

Education Panel
Kevin Fishbeck (University of Mary),
Nick See (Bismarck State College),
Calvin Weeks (Eide Bailey & Oklahoma State University),
Jamie Maguire (High Point Networks), 
Larry Schwab (Discovery Benefits)

Hidatsa Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 4

Sponsor

Fortinet
Aamir Lakhani (Dr. Chaos)
How Criminal Organizations Monetize on the Dark Web

10:20 — 10:50 a.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Coffee with Sponsors


Grab a cup of coffee. Visit sponsor displays and network with other attendees.

10:50 — 11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

 

Century Theatre,
NDSU Memorial Union

Track 1

Technology, Operations and Procedures

Mike Saunders
I Want My IEP

Prairie Rose Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 2

Governance, Policy and Compliance

Theresa Semmens
Me Timbers 'R' Shivering!
Planning and Implementing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in the Throes of Hurricane Irma

Arikara Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 3

Education, Awareness and Training

Kevin Nolten
Cyber Innovation Center

Hidatsa Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 4

Sponsor

Giga-Green Technologies
William Gavin
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite

11:45 — 12:45 p.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Lunch


Asian Buffet

12:45 — 1:35 p.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Afternoon Keynote


Avis Yates Rivers

CEO, Technology Concepts Group International, LLC (TCGi)

Necessary Inclusion: Embracing Diversity in Cyber Security

Cyber Security is an important IT subcategory that is challenged, just like tech in general, in attracting and retaining women and people of color. This is a complex and persistent issue plaguing U.S. companies and government agencies that could have a continuing and profound impact on our nation’s security and competitiveness. What is our educational system doing to sufficiently prepare our youth for a career in this field? What should be done?

1:40 — 2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

 

Century Theatre,
NDSU Memorial Union

Track 1

Technology, Operations and Procedures

Jill Peterson and Richard Frovarp
Turning Your IOT Devices Against You
(How Skynet Got Started)

Prairie Rose Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 2

Governance, Policy and Compliance

Calvin Weeks
I have Many Checklists: 
How Do I Get Started with Cybersecurity

Arikara Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 3

Education, Awareness and Training

Tony Aukland
Resources Pursuing Cybersecurity Careers

Hidatsa Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 4

Sponsor

Network Center Communications
Kelvin J. Daniels
Business Continuity Surviving the Disaster

2:30 — 3:00 p.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Coffee with Sponsors


Grab a cup of coffee. Visit sponsor displays and network with other attendees.

3:00 — 3:50 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

 

Century Theatre,
NDSU Memorial Union

Track 1

Technology, Operations and Procedures

Tim Jensen

Prairie Rose Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 2

Governance, Policy and Compliance

Industry Panel

Eric Wilkens (Arvig),
Jared Martin (NISC),
Uriah Burchinal (ND Information Technology Department),
and possibly Troy Walker (MDU).

Panelists will talk about challenges seen in day to day operations.

Arikara Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 3

Education, Awareness and Training

Natalie Vanatta
This Way to the Dark Metaverse: Threatcasting Tomorrow's Threats

Hidatsa Room,
NDSU Memorial Union
Track 4

Sponsor

FR Secure
Evan Francen

The Information Security Industry is Broken

4:00 — 4:30 p.m.

Great Plains Ballroom,
NDSU Memorial Union

Closing


Stick around for closing remarks and drawings for door prizes from the conference sponsors.

Marc Wallman
Vice President for Information Technology, North Dakota State University


Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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