Morning Keynote | Cyberecurity Challenges for Small and Medium-sized Businesses
Cybersecurity can be a challenging issue for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). Boyer will talk about SMB cybersecurity issues and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework focused on how the framework can be used by small and medium-sized businesses in Utah to better enhance their cybersecurity posture.
Panel Discussion: Business Case for Cybersecurity | Managing the Risk of Insecurity
As a business, if you collect it, you must protect it. However, cybersecurity isn’t just about compliance with laws and regulations—it’s about guarding businesses from the increasing dangers of persistent threats against our computer networks, vital proprietary information, and consumer trust. The panel will provide an overview of ways for organizations to mitigate cyber risk through leveraging people, processes, and technology in their business practices.
Cybersecurity is a top priority for DHS. Cyber threats are increasing in frequency, scale, and sophistication. Cybersecurity must be a partnership between government and industry. Goldstein will discuss how DHS executes its mission as the central federal interface for the private sector in responding to and recovering from cyber threats. Goldstein will also detail how DHS is improving and expanding its capability to send and receive cyber threat information to the private sector.
Panel Discussion: Public-Private Collaboration on Cyber Incident Response
Local law enforcement, the FBI and the Secret Service are often the first entities to learn of criminals’ access networks. Engaging law enforcement to build trusted public-private partnerships are essential to confirming a crime and beginning a criminal investigation. Business leaders need to understand the respective roles of the FBI and the Secret Service, how law enforcement shares with businesses, and the importance of reporting cyber incidents to law enforcement.
Breakout Session One | Panel Discussion: Small Business Cybersecurity: How to Prepare for a Cyber Attack
Small doesn’t necessarily mean secure. More and more, small and medium-size businesses are targeted for cyberattacks because they typically lack the resources to adequately defend themselves. No matter the size of your organization, cyberattacks hurt. The financial burden, loss of customer trust, and hassle of data recovery are bad for any business. Cybersecurity is no longer an IT problem; it’s an organizational problem. Often, solutions are both challenging and expensive and exceed the budgets of smaller organizations. So how do businesses find a balance between cost and security? What resources exist for businesses to enhance cybersecurity? The panel will provide an overview of existing frameworks and advice on finding affordable solutions to cybersecurity challenges.
Breakout Session Four | Key Risk Indicator (KRI) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI): Information Security Metrics for Boards
Cybersecurity has become one of the most significant enterprise-wide issues facing companies today. Boards of Directors have duties in monitoring cybersecurity risk as a component of corporate governance and enterprise risk management. How can board members stay informed of changing, complex threat environments? Matt Sorenson from Holland & Hart LLP will provide an overview of board-appropriate key cybersecurity and data breach risk indicators and security program performance indicators to help Boards monitor their compliance and overall cybersecurity posture.
Luncheon Keynote: Combating Cyber Threats to U.S. National Security
U.S. businesses face blended threats—criminal and national security—to their digital networks. In today’s interconnected economy, industry is a key partner in confronting these threats. A seemingly small cyber intrusion by a criminal actor on a U.S. business may transmit personally identifiable information to a terrorist network or fund militant activity on battlefields far from U.S. jurisdiction. Mayorkas will discuss these cyber threats and actors and how critical cooperation between business and federal agencies is disrupting cyberattacks.
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