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Hawaiian Telcom University is back in-person for the first time in more than 2 years. We invite you to be our guest at a half-day session you won’t want to miss. Learn about the latest threats facing Hawaii businesses and get in-depth insight and information on tools to defend your business’s assets. Half-day session also includes lunch.

Wednesday, September 14th
10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Entrepreneur’s Sandbox


10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Check-In

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM 

General Session: Cyber Trends Today – the State of Information Security

Modern security threats evolve quickly. In this session, we’ll review the current landscape in Hawaii and beyond as well as discuss cyber security concerns that are keeping local business leaders up at night.

Speaker: Matt Freeman

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – Choose one of two break-out sessions

Breakout Session 1: Improve Your Security Posture by Improving Your Security Controls.

In this managerial-focused session, we will provide an overview of the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Controls that increase your security posture. We’ll do a deep dive into a few of the most critical controls that all businesses should implement.
Recommended for: CTO, CFO, IT Directors, IT Managers, Business Owners

Speaker: Michael Taratko

1 CPE – Attendees will receive a CPE certificate of completion for attending this session.

Breakout Session 2: A Tactical Approach to Defense in Depth

This technical-focused session will provide practical advice to tighten up the security of your on-premise and cloud environment. We will cover a few best practices that align with common compliance frameworks as well as the CIS 18 controls that you can take away and implement once back at the office.
Recommended for: IT Specialists, IT Managers, Network Engineers, System Administrators, Security Engineers

Speaker: Jordan Silva

1 CPE – Attendees will receive a CPE certificate of completion for attending this session.

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Break

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM 

Panel Discussion: Tips to Prioritize and Manage Your Business’s Cybersecurity Risk

Hear from our experts and other Hawaii businesses on how they are keeping up with today’s complicated compliance requirements and defending themselves from modern threats like ransomware and business challenges like cyber insurance.

Moderator: Michael Morales
Panel Speakers: Coming Soon

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