Oct 1, 2013

"There are few priorities in Illinois more important than cyber security. Governor Quinn has made this crystal clear. The third annual Illinois Cyber Security Forum is the perfect place to discuss challenges, strategies and trail-blazing solutions. I encourage you to join us, hear from the experts, and help us stay ahead of the curve!"

- Sean Vinck, Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois


Tuesday Oct 01

Time Session
1:00 - 1:10PM

Opening Remarks

  • Sean Vinck - Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois
1:10 - 1:40PM

Opening Keynote - The State of Cyber Security Today

Cook County is the second most populous county in the nation, and its population is greater than that of 29 states. That's a lot of... more

1:40 - 2:00PM

Internet Security Threat Report

The global cyber landscape is changing fast, with new threats constantly emerging and old threats continuing to evolve. This session provides an overview and analysis... more

2:00 - 2:20PM

BYOD - Just How Risky Is It?

Just about everyone owns devices that are probably far more powerful and useful than those provided in the workplace. So it's unrealistic to expect that... more

  • Michael Salazar - Enterprise Architect Practice Manager, Mobility Solutions Services, AT&T
2:40 - 2:50PM


2:50 - 3:10PM

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

SIEM technologies are a key to preventing data breaches and fraud. The key is gathering and tying together data about events, threats, risk and compliance... more

3:10 - 3:30PM

Big Data versus Security

Data seems to double every year or two. And the more data there is, the higher the demand for access. It's all too easy to... more

  • Bob Burwell - Chief Technology Officer, State, Local Government and Education, NetApp, Inc.
3:30 - 3:50PM

Detecting and Preventing Intruders

The age of mobility has added new complexities to network security. In today's society, users expect access anytime and anyplace. The result is that you're... more

3:50 - 4:10PM

Are You Vulnerable?

One question is not asked nearly enough: "Am I physically and digitally secure?" The answer to the question is always "no", of course. There aren't... more

  • Jeff Thompson - Incident Response Analyst, Central Management Services, State of Illinois
4:10 PM

Networking Reception