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Cybersecurity Summit for Small Businesses

SAVE THE DATE for Friday, October 25, 2019

2019 Cyber Summit Information Will Be Available Soon!


Join us for this inaugural cyber security event! The Cyber Security Summit for Small Businesses includes a full day of workshops and take aways to immediately implement in your business, two keynote speakers, access to cyber security consultants for free on-on-one consulting throughout the day, and Cyber for Small Business exhibitors. Your registration also includes a continental breakfast, plated lunch and happy hour hors d’oeuvres.

Friday, October 26, 2018
8:30-4:30 pm [Summit]
4:30-6:30 pm [Happy Hour]

The Pinery at the Hill
775 W Bijou St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

7:30-8:00 am     Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:00-8:15 am     Opening Remarks
8:15-8:40 am     Cybersecurity Ecosystem in Colorado Springs
Mayor John Suthers | City of Colorado Springs
      Breakfast Key Note: Federal Cyber Security Programs
        Margaret Graves | Federal Deputy Chief Information Officer of the United States
9:45-11:00 am     BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1
        Cyber Security for Small Business
        What Is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR-EU), NIST 800-171 and Best Practices?
        Cyber Security Is Everyone's Job
11:15 am-11:40 am
    Importance of Local and National Collaboration
        El Paso County Commissioner Stan VanderWerf
11:45 am-12:45 pm
    Lunch & Lunch Keynote
        Daniel Eliot | Director of Small Business Education, National Cyber Security Alliance
1:00-2:30 pm
    Breakout Sessions #2

      Human Hacking: The Psychology Behind Cyber Security
        Colorado and National Breach Law
Assigning a Cyber Security Officer In Your Organization
2:45-4:15 pm     Breakout Sessions #3 
What Is Social Engineering?
        Securing the Digital Beach Head
What Is an ISAO and Why Does Every Business Need One?
4:30-5:00 pm     Closing Statements
5:00-6:30 pm     Happy Hour & Networking


Attendees: $20

[Includes a continental breakfast, plated lunch and happy hour hors d'oeuvres; a full day of workshops and take aways to immediately implement in your business; two keynote speakers; access to cybersecurity consultants for free one-on-one consulting throughout the day; and Cyber for Small Business exhibitors.]

Exhibitors: $300

[Includes recognition as an exhibitor on the event website and on the event program,  2 Tickets, and all attendee benefits listed above]

Event menu includes:

  • Breakfast pastries, ham and cheese skewers, fresh fruit
  • Plated lunch and desert
  • Appetizers: vegetable samosas, queso dip, mini chicken cordeon bleu, meatballs
  • Cash bar

  • Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC
  • Leaderquest
  • Pikes Peak SBDC
  • Pikes Peak Workforce Center
  • Precision Insurance Services, Inc.
  • Small Business Administration
  • TechWears
  • The Rysk Group

  • Aikta Marcoulier

    Aikta Marcoulier

    Executive Director

  • Amy Sweet

    Amy Sweet

    Publisher, Colorado Springs Business Journal

  • Bonnie Moss

    Bonnie Moss


  • Coryn Mann

    Coryn Mann

    Cybersecurity, Government Contracting

  • Daniel Eliot

    Daniel Eliot

    Director of Small Business Education, National Cyber Security Alliance

  • Dr. Shawn P. Murray

    Dr. Shawn P. Murray

    President, Murray Security Systems & Consulting

  • Eric Huffman

    Eric Huffman

    Founder & CEO, Handshake Leadership

  • Eric Mann

    Eric Mann

    Cybersecurity, Government Contracting

  • Greg Roman

    Greg Roman

    CEO, SudoLynx Inc.

  • Gretchen Bliss

    Gretchen Bliss

    Cyber Security Director, Pikes Peak Community College

  • Helen Robinson

    Helen Robinson

    Digital Editor/Reporter, Colorado Springs Business Journal

  • Major Timothy Goines

    Major Timothy Goines

    Assistant Professor of Law, US Air Force Academy

  • Margie Graves

    Margie Graves

    United States Federal Deputy Chief Information Officer

  • Mayor John Suthers

    Mayor John Suthers

    City of Colorado Springs

  • Michael Crandall

    Michael Crandall

    CEO, Digital Beachhead

  • Michelle Parvinrouh

    Michelle Parvinrouh

    Executive Director of Business Development, TechWise

  • Mike Riggs

    Mike Riggs

    Vice President of Strategy, Perch Security

  • Rich Kuskye

    Rich Kuskye

    CTO, SudoLynx Inc.

  • Sean Kearney

    Sean Kearney

    Vice President-Human Performance Innovation, TechWise

  • Stan VanderWerf

    Stan VanderWerf

    El Paso County Commissioner

  • Trevor Dierdorff

    Trevor Dierdorff

    Founder & CEO, Amnet

  • Vance Brown

    Vance Brown

    CEO, National Cybersecurity Center

  • Vincent Persichetti

    Vincent Persichetti

    Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC Cybersecurity Programs Director






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