Workshop: October 11th, 2019
The workshop features in-depth, hands-on, classroom-style educational courses to expand your knowledge and foster security discussions. Note: All workshops begin at 9:00 am (ET) and vary from 4 to 6 hours in length.

Workshop Registration does not include the conference pass. The conference on Thursday October 10th is a separate registration.
Blockchain for IT Professionals
Instructor: Guy Hermann
Blockchain is poised to be one of the greatest IT disruptors since the internet, accelerating breakthrough applications in a wide range of industries. According to Wikipedia, Blockchain is "an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way". Simply stated: Blockchain gives you the ability to trust others. A Blockchain ensures the safety of business assets between member organizations. With the increase in business blockchains, blockchain professionals are now in high demand. They are accountable to develop, strategize and implement blockchain technologies for basic business operations. Come and learn what Blockchain is, and how you can get started with Blockchain technologies.
  • What is Blockchain? (Really, what exactly is it?)
  • Non-Technical Technology Overview (How does Blockchain work?)
  • Benefits of Blockchain (Why should anyone even consider using this?)
  • Use Cases (Where and for what applications is it appropriate?)
  • Adoption (Who is really using it and for what?)
  • Implementation (How do I get started?)
  • Costs (What are the costs of using this technology?)
  • Future of Blockchain (What is its future?)
  GSA Train
Cloud Security & Auditing the Cloud
Instructor: Jay Ferron
Jay is a multi-certified Information Security Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) and with more than 30 years of professional experience, which includes Security & Compliance, Integration and Transformation Initiatives, IS Management Process and Operational Metrics Definition and Documentation. Customers include Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc. (CHNCT), Cigna Insurance, Microsoft, Rogers Communications, GM, AT&T, USMC, US Air Force, US ARMY and DISA. Other customers include banks, government agencies, health agencies and providers. Jay is Past President of Greater Hartford Chapter of ISACA.
  GSA Train
Cybersecurity Blueprint for Digital Transformation / Industry 4.0
Instructor: Viral Trivedi
Overview of Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 and need for cybersecurity
  • Industrial Cybersecurity Threat Landscape & Threat vectors
  • Key differences between Industrial OT & Enterprise IT Security methodologies
  • Use of security technical controls to detect and alert when anomalies arise, things like firewalls, intrusion systems and anti-ware.
  • The ability to respond to and recover from a cyber incident - this would include the ability to monitor through your corporate data center or security operations center.or that of a third party
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As part of our educational mission as a coalition of non-profit organizations, registration fees are only to cover the costs of the facility, food and refreshments.

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