The 2016 Virginia Cyber Convention & Expo on October 6 will explore numerous challenges and opportunities in cyberspace.
This major industry event is expected to draw over 500 cyber leaders in the private sector, military and government; elected officials; academia and other key industry stakeholders. The exhibition hall can occupy up to 175 vendors with over eight hours of networking time scheduled.
Kevin Mitnick, the “Worlds Most Famous Hacker,” is slated to be our keynote speaker. Kevin will provide a unique presentation on techniques cyber criminals use to gain access to your personal data.
Other invited and confirmed speakers include: US Senator Mark Warner, Admiral Bill Gortney, USN, Retired (confirmed), Dr. Lance Hayden (confirmed), SSA Robert Cochran (confirmed), Scott Schober (confirmed), Heather Engel (confirmed) and many others in the cybersecurity industry!
Topics to be discussed include:
Cyber Educational Opportunities in Virginia
Cyber Insurance...Do you need it?
New Legislation on Cybersecurity
New contracts languages regarding cybersecurity in DFARs
New undersea broadband cables are coming to Virginia. Are you ready?
How hackers get into your networks
How to make your home hacker resistant
GENERAL ADMISSION PRICE: $200
GOVERNMENT & ACADEMIA: $150
Government or university ID credentials required at registration.
Proof of full-time enrollment in the fall 2016 semester (12+ credit hours) in a qualified program required at online registration. Students must use an .edu email address when registering. Limited to first 100 students.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016
7:30 – 9:00am Exhibit Hall Open/Light Breakfast Served
8:30 – 9:00am Welcome/VIP Introductions
9:00 – 10:00am Opening Speaker: Admiral Bill Gortney, USN, Retired, State of Cyber
10:00 –11:30am Keynote Speaker: Kevin Mitnick, “The World’s Most Famous Hacker” - Art of Deception: How Hackers and Con Artists Manipulate You and What You Can Do About It