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Learn about Cybersecurity and the steps you can take to Protect your Business


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Security Summit Details

This year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s main focal areas revolve around four key fundamental cybersecurity best practices:

  • Recognizing and reporting phishingPhishing is still one of the primary threat actions used by cybercriminals today.
  • Understanding the benefits of using a password managerand dispelling existing myths around password manager security and ease of use.
  • Enabling multi-factor authenticationon personal devices and business networks.
  • Installing updates on a regular basisand turning on automated updates

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Security Summit Keynote Speaker Videos

Charles Kikumoto

Charles Kikumoto

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Executive Risk Practice Leader at Moreton & Company

Speaker Bio: Charles has 20+ years of industry experience.  Prior to joining Moreton & Company, Charles was responsible for brokering significant executive liability insurance premiums with AON Financial Services Group in Denver, Colorado.  Charles has been a trusted advisor to national and international accounts ranging from large private companies to Fortune 500 entities.  Charles also provides strategic risk advisory services to the Board of Directors for non-profit and for-profit entities.  

Natalie Suarez

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Principal Solution Advisor at ConnectWise

Speaker Bio: Natalie has over 20 years of Software and Systems Engineering experience. She focuses on bridging the gap between client requirements and successful client deployments, acting as a liaison between client-facing and technical teams. Natalie brings experience in leading enterprise Information Technology projects from the private and public sectors, include Fortune 100 companies, Sharing Communities (ISACs & ISAOs), Department of Defense (DoD), and government agencies

Natalie Suarez

Garrett Gross

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Sr Director, Technical sales at Huntress

Speaker Bio: Garrett Gross has over 20 years of experience in information security. His shared passion for technology, problem solving, and people has led Garrett to some incredible opportunities in the past but currently is the driving force behind his efforts as Sr Director, technical sales, at Huntress. In this role, Garrett is focused on driving revenue growth by building a global network of technical experts to support the sales enablement processes and effectively communicate the value of Huntress’s service offering.

 

Prior to that, Garrett has held a variety of technical responsibilities, including technical support, systems administration, network engineering, penetration testing, tools development, and building/leading security operations teams.

 

Garrett also serves as advisor to several security firms, contributes regularly to podcasts/webinars, competes in CTFs, and looks for ways to mentor those starting out in the security industry.

Bryant Vasquez

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Cybersecurity Consultant | DFARS & CMMC | NIST MEP | Information Security | MSIS at iMpact Utah

Speaker Bio: Bryant, A cybersecurity specialist with over 10 years of experience in his field. As the official cybersecurity representative of the NIST MEP National Network in Utah and a Cyber-AB registered practitioner for CMMC, Vásquez holds a Master of Science in Information Systems & Cybersecurity from the University of Utah. He is a proven expert in performing cybersecurity gap analyses, training clients in cybersecurity best practices, and helping organizations respond to cyber threats. Vásquez loves a new frontier to explore, whether it be through traveling or acquiring new knowledge. He enjoys several outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and playing soccer.”

Bryant Vasquez

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Security Summit Panel Discussion

Non-traditional Cyber Protections

 

John Huston Les Olson IT, David King iMpact Utah, Greg Murdock Sharp, and Jake Simonich Verkada.

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