A TALK Briefing | May 14, 2020
TALK COVID-19 Updates
Visit   www.talklou.com  for your COVID-19 answers in our archive of past updates. Find the Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky on Facebook, and Linked In. Twitter: @talklou   Join TALK today!
Upcoming TALK Events
This Week's Topic for Kickoff Conversations: "Entertaining Children Online--What Are the Best Options." Presenter: TALK Executive Director Dawn Yankeelov, (Mother of 2 Grown Children, Communications Expert, STEAM Curriculum Leader, former Girl Scout Leader and Service Unit Manager).
.....We encourage participants to settle in with an appetizer from their kitchen and a bottle of their favorite libation and join the tech council board leaders on a topic of interest each week, every Thursday at 4 PM ET through June 4th. FREE Every Week. Find on Eventbrite. Up Next Thurs., May 21st Topic: "Entrepreneurial Resources & Guidance Now Accessible Virtually."

Friday, May 15, 1 PM . “The Tech Sector: Discussing Guidance and Liabilities Regarding Reopening” with Frost, Brown, Todd Attorney Victoria Beckman. FREE. While much of the tech industry will remain in remote work this summer, TALK will discuss the available guidance for re-opening from our state, CDC, and solicit any inputs from participants. Our goal would be to provide this for the tech sector to the Governor as a proposal. TALK and Frost, Brown, Todd will touch on liabilities regarding in-person meetings and gatherings as the state hopes to move to networking meetings for up to 50 people in July.

Friday, May 15, 2 PM. Our TALK Continuing Series on CyberReadiness for Small Business with the CRI Institute, a TALK partner. Session #4. Topic: "Communications on Cyber Policies." Learn how to earn your microcredential and website security badge. FREE.

Tuesday, May 19, 1 PM. Covid19 Tech Community Best Practices hosted by TALK with Chad Foos , Director of Solutions Engineering,  Digital Coast  (aka Sova), A Verizon Wireless Partner. This free TALK virtual session gives tech workers and managers a chance to hear how installation and sales work is going under various reopening guidance, presented from real-world experiences inside the activities of Verizon Wireless Partner, Digital Coast (aka Sova).
A partner with Verizon for over 27 years, Digital Coast specializes in supporting Verizon One Talk, Digital Signage, and IoT solutions, including on-site installations. Foos will offer his storytelling and insights into what really are today’s tech worker best practices.
The KY Pediatric COVID-19 Help HotLine:
800-722-5725 for Parental Advice.


LEAP joins five Louisville startup programs coming together to help entrepreneurs
Several programs in Louisville offering competitive business accelerators, funding, mentorship and other support to entrepreneurs are joining forces to provide that for startups affected by COVID-19 — and they now have a single starting point at startuplouisville.com/2020programs.
The programs, which range from seed funding competitions to full-blown accelerators, include:  Render Capital’s Competition, Community Foundation of Louisville’s Vogt Awards, Endeavor Louisville’s Scale Up, XLerateHealth, and University of Louisville’s LaunchIt
June 12: Get Ready for TALK's 4th Annual CyberSecurity Summit
It's Virtual and Free This Year For All Tech & Business Professionals, Plus College-Age Students!
The 4th Annual TALK CyberSecurity Summit will be held virtually this year and at no cost in this time of COVID-19 crisis.

Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise, especially during this crisis, so the topics are relevant and timely to your business health, whether working remotely, in a manufacturing plant, or in an office setting.

We have brought together experts that will give you a wide perspective of today’s current events, and playbooks on what they do and what you could do in the event of an attack, or as a precaution.

Date & Time: Friday, June 12, 2020, 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Location: Online in Zoom & Live Streaming on our TALK Facebook page (see Technology Association of Louisville KY)
Cost: FREE; Registration for Zoom Sessions on Eventbrite. See hotlinks for each session in the schedule below to register.
Or see live streaming–Facebook Live on June 12th on the TALK Facebook page.
For: All Working Tech & Business Professionals and College-Age Students
Sponsors: Verizon Wireless, & Louisville’s Microsoft Future of Work Initiative.

Here’s the Program:

Networking Kickoff. (Breakout Rooms –30 Minutes after Welcome)
9 AM Topic: “Defining Good Security Hygiene in the Enterprise.”  Speakers: Eric Satterly, CIO of Bellarmine University & Elias Oxendine, Global Director, IT Security & Governance, Brown-Forman. 1 Hr. Presentation
10 AM Topic: “A CIO Forum Called Cyber Collaborative–Why It Works & Its Louisville Roots.”   Speakers: Stuart Cohen, Executive Director of Cyber Collaborative and a YUM Brands IT Presenter
1 PM Topic: An Audience Interactive Discussion: “An Ounce of Prevention.”   Discussion will be around network segmentation, end user management, and incident response planning and more. Facilitators: Da-Wyone Haynes, Cyber Product Owner, Custom Data Solution–Data Analytics and Monitoring, Aegon Global Technology Operations with Dawn Yankeelov, Executive Director, Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky.
2 PM Topic: “Today’s Ransomware & Where to Go From Here.”   A Government Panel Explaining How We Protect Our Governments, and What Agencies Can Help Corporations With Counsel. Panelists Include: Klint Walker, US Department of Homeland Security, CyberAdvisory Program For Our Region; James Meece, Chief Information Security Officer, Louisville Metro Government; and David Carter, KY CISO, KY Office of Technology
3 PM Topic: “Endpoint Management: Taking Security to the Edge.”   Speaker: Clayton Demanes, Sales Manager for Wandera, a Verizon Wireless Partner. There will be 30 minutes for online networking upon his talk completion.

Headline News You Can Use
U of L's Trager Institute is expanding its Telehealth Services to ensure they can be your one-stop-shop for health and well-being. All of their primary care and life-long wellness offerings, and other community resources, such as support groups, are now 100% online. 
Click here to schedule an appointment and learn about their other services.