September 26

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From big cities to small towns, no government is immune to ransomware. Cybercriminals have their eyes set on local government. How are local municipalities addressing the ever-growing challenges? On Sept. 26 at 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern, Government Technology is hosting a panel of cybersecurity experts to discuss how local government leaders can protect their most important assets from ransomware attacks – and what to do in the event they experience one. Register now to:

  • Learn about trends in ransomware
  • Hear from the front lines of local government
  • Understand your options for handling an attack


Tom Guarente

Tom Guarente

Vice President External Affairs & Alliances U. S. Public Sector, FireEye, Inc.

Tom is the Vice President of External Affairs & Alliances for the U.S. Public Sector business at FireEye. In his role he works extensively with State and Local Government, Education, and Healthcare leaders to help create the awareness and resources necessary to build a forward-leaning cybersecurity posture. Tom has more than 25 years of experience in helping clients transform their environments and cultures.
Before joining FireEye, Tom led regional and national teams in vertical markets that support both Public and Private Sector customers.
Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from John Carroll University, and holds multiple professional certifications in Leadership, Communications, and Public Speaking. He has served on non-profit boards and enjoys supporting multiple charitable causes.

Jordan Nuce

Jordan Nuce

Senior Analyst Cyber Crimes, FireEye, Inc.

Jordan Nuce, with FireEye’s Threat Intelligence unit, is a Senior Analyst who regularly produces timely and actionable cyber threat intelligence reports on financially-motivated cyber threat activity. In this role, Nuce performs research and analysis on topics such as ransomware, mobile device threats, credential theft malware operations, exploit kits and network intrusions conducted by financially motivated cyber criminals.

Morgan Wright

Morgan Wright — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Morgan is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy. Morgan's landmark testimony before Congress on Healthcare.gov changed how the government collected personally identifiable information. He is currently a contributor to TheHill.com on matters of cybersecurity, national security and intelligence in addition to his national news appearances. Previously Morgan was a Senior Advisor in the US State Department Antiterrorism Assistance Program and Senior Law Enforcement Advisor for the 2012 Republican National Convention. In addition to 18 years in state and local law enforcement as a highly decorated state trooper and detective, Morgan has developed solutions in defense, justice and intelligence for the largest technology companies in the world including Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs, Unisys and SAIC.