2021 October Full Day Training Session

When: October 06, 2021 - 0800-1615
Where: Virtual
Registration:  Webex Registration Link
Cost:  Free
CPEs: Upto 8
Handouts: Will Be Uploaded When available


8:00 - 8:30 Start Webex
8:30 - 9:45 Cryptography Fundamentals: Understanding What's Protecting You
9:45 - 11:00 Security Governance: Putting the G in Your GRC
11:00 - 12:00 Cybersecurity Law: Legislation You Must Know
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Ransomware I: How to Keep it at Bay
2:00 - 3:00 Ransomware II: Slay the Dragon or Save the Princess?
3:00 - 3:45 Effective Incident Response: It All Starts with Planning
3:45 - 4:15 Security Predictions for 2022

Speaker: G. Mark Hardy

G. Mark Hardy closes the gap between security issues and Return on Investment (ROI) because he is fluent in business and security issues. He was hand-picked to address the top executives of Fortune 1000 firms across the country in small group settings addressing an enterprise-wide accountability approach to security.

Comfortable in front of large audiences of technologists and at home with C-level executives, G. Mark Hardy can reach your audience effectively every time.

G. Mark Hardy has been providing information security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 25 years. A long-standing industry veteran, he is a perennial speaker at major industry trade shows. As president of National Security Corporation, he directs the efforts of the information security consulting firm he founded in 1988.

Mr. Hardy's professional background includes information security planning and policy development, managing security assessment and penetration teams, data encryption and authentication (including "breaking" commercial cryptographic algorithms), software development and strategic planning for e-commerce, and writing commercial risk assessment software. He has developed information security plans for four U.S. Military commands, and wrote the communications security encryption requirements for an experimental military satellite program.

G. Mark is a founding member and on the Advisory Board of the National CyberWatch Center (www.nationalcyberwatch.org).



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