What's Also up Wednesday
As part of this year's expanded program, we also will be offering What's Up Wednesday - a full day of programming at LaCentre in Westlake.
The day begins with a keynote presentation -
Big Data - Just How Big Are We Talking? - by John G. O'Leary, CISSP, president of O'Leary Management Education. John is a 40-year industry veteran who has worked on every facet of security for networks ranging from single-site to multinationals.
In addition, we will feature Larissa L. Bungo, assistant regional director of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) East Central Region. Her presentation,
Start with Security, is a brief overview about the Federal Trade Commission and the free resources that are available. There will be practical tips and strategies for implementing effective data security as well as guidance on the FTC's data security enforcement standards.
There also will be a collegiate
sponsored by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA.) With the Codename: Cobra-TangoFoxtrot, We Return, this is a competition organized by Baldwin Wallace University for ten teams of students from area colleges and universities.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio County/City Information Technology Association (OCITA) will hold its fall conference at LaCentre. This year's sessions will include ways local government can leverage services/offerings through the State of Ohio and focus on government security challenges, best practices and its impact in the public sector.
Wednesday's Career Connection is unique opportunity for students, veterans and anyone who would like to ignite their careers by connecting with the area's top IT and information security professionals.
In the afternoon, October 26, many Information Security Summit Week's partners will volunteer their time to discuss career paths and possibilities with those interested in IT and security.
Career Connection attendance is by pre-registration only. There is a $29 registration fee. Donations are being pursued for scholarships to cover registration and will be awarded based on availability.
for a half day of security insight, involvement and engagement.
Help for Vets
In addition, Bryan A. McGown, president and CEO of GunnyRet Consulting, LLC -
a military veteran recruiting company will be there to share his experience and passion and to address the special concerns that vets face and how those challenges can help anyone in a job search. "We help vets connect with those who have a vested interest in bridging that transition from military to civilian life," said Bryan.
Veterans may receive a free resume review and an overview of networking skills prior to the Career Connection. Also,
veterans can pre-register
Help for Students
College seniors and recent graduates who are looking to IT and cybersecurity as a new career, also will have on-site support. They should bring ten copies of their resumes and an ample supply of business cards to share.
Students and graduates can pre-register
A networking 'Pit-Stop Cafe' will be accessible to aid all career-building attendees to sharpen their connection abilities during the event. The evening will close with an Xceptional Networking Reception.