Training & Networking Opportunities

Check out events for training and networking opportunities related to scams/fraud, identity theft, privacy, cybersecurity and identity related cybercrime, and victim service provision:

 

Techno Security and Digital Forensics Conference

Hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and Utah Department of Commerce

In Person (San Antonio, TX) – September 17, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Join cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals for educational sessions, new tools, training, and networking. This event provides a unique education experience that blends together the digital forensics and cybersecurity industries for collaboration between government and private sectors. The purpose is to raise international awareness of developments, teaching, training, responsibilities, and ethics in the field of IT security and digital forensics.

Educational sessions cover a wide range of topics within the following primary tracks: Audit/Risk Management, Forensics, Investigations, and Information Security. Learn from industry experts, earn CPE credits, and connect with leading suppliers for the latest products, services and solutions to challenges in digital forensics and cybersecurity.

https://staysafeonline.org/event/techno-security-digital-forensics-conference/

 

Fighting Consumer Fraud & Identity Theft in Wisconsin

Hosted by the Federal Trade Commission

Virtual/Online – September 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. EST

Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free, one-hour webinar to learn about the top scams reported in Wisconsin and get tips to help people in your community avoid scams, protect their identity and recover from identity theft.

Speakers will include staff from the:

  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection
  • Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Senior Medicare Patrol

How to Participate

  1. Join the webinar online. The link will activate a few minutes before the webinar starts.
  2. To hear the webinar, you must call 1-800-260-0702, Access Code 453893.

 https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/events-calendar/2018/09/fighting-consumer-fraud-identity-theft-wisconsin

 

FTC and the Utah Department of Commerce: Consumer Fraud and Business Symposium

Hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and Utah Department of Commerce

In Person (Salt Lake City, UT) – September 20, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission and the Utah Department of Commerce invite you to attend the Utah Consumer Fraud and Business Symposium. Conference participants will share experiences and challenges, make connections, and discuss how groups can better collaborate and share information and resources.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Ted Stewart, Senior United States District Court Judge
  • Todd Weiler, Utah State Senator
  • James Dunnigan, Utah State Representative
  • Mike Headrick, KSL TV Anchor/Reporter

The Symposium also will include speakers from the Utah Department of Commerce, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Utah Attorney General’s Office, United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah, Utah Division of Consumer Protection, Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Utah Division of Securities, Institute for Justice, and AARP, among others.

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/events-calendar/2018/09/ftc-utah-department-commerce-consumer-fraud-business-symposium

 

Fighting Consumer Fraud & Identity Theft in Virginia

Hosted by the Federal Trade Commission

Virtual/Online – September 25, 2018, 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. EST

Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free, one-hour webinar to learn about the top scams reported in Virginia and get tips to help people in your community avoid scams, protect their identity and recover from identity theft.

Speakers will include staff from the:

  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Office of the Virginia Attorney General
  • Virginia Poverty Law Center
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

How to Participate

  1. Join the webinar online. The link will activate a few minutes before the webinar starts.
  2. To hear the webinar, you must call 1-800-260-0702, Access Code 453892.

 https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/events-calendar/2018/09/fighting-consumer-fraud-identity-theft-wisconsin

 

Sixth Annual Cybersecurity Symposium

Hosted by GreyCastle Security

In Person (Albany, NY) – September 26, 2018

Cybersecurity is evolving. As with any young industry, cybersecurity has its share of growing pains. Mistakes, mystery and even all out failure are common. But these stumbling blocks aren’t unique to cybersecurity. Even mankind needed to learn to crawl before it could walk and, just like our ancestors before us, the cybersecurity industry is finally standing on its own two feet. Evolution demands both constant change and the strength of will to persevere in challenging times. In this new age of “Cybersecurity Bipedalism,” we see exciting milestones being reached every day as the industry marches forward.

Join GreyCastle Security, nationally-recognized cybersecurity experts and experienced industry professionals in a conversation about the evolution of cybersecurity, cybercrime, trust-based decision making and how the corporate world reacts to cyberattacks. Attendees will be presented with insights into the bright future of cybersecurity and new strategies for protecting valuable assets.

https://www.symposium.greycastlesecurity.com/#one

 

Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart City 2018

Hosted by the The Murfreesnprp Tech Council and The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

In Person (San Jose, CA) – October 3, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

The event showcases the power of public-private partnerships in protecting organizations’ data and privacy in the internet era. Successful projects will be demonstrated benefiting schools, small businesses, nonprofits and governments. Thought leaders from federal government, local governments CIO/CTO/CISOs, industry leaders and community organizations will share their thoughts and engage in discussions. Meaningful connections will be made throughout the day as well as at pre- and post-event networking receptions.

https://staysafeonline.org/event/cybersecurity-symposium-smart-city-2018/

 

 #ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Make Your Home a Haven for Online Safety

Hosted by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

Virtual/Online – October 4, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m. PST / 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST

​Every day, parents and caregivers teach kids basic safety practices ‒ like looking both ways before crossing the street. With all family members using the internet to engage in social media, adjust the home thermostat or shop for the latest connected toy, it is vital to make certain that the entire household ‒ including children – learn to use the internet safely and responsibility. This #ChatSTC will discuss online safety in the home and how to instill best practices for family members of all ages.

Use #ChatSTC to join!

 

CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar – Small Business Scams: What to Look Out For and How to Protect Your Small Business From Them

Hosted by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

Virtual/Online – October 9, 2018, 11:00-12:00 p.m. PST / 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

Join NCSA and our partners for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, where we’ll be discussing small business scams, and how small business owners and employees can identify them and protect themselves against such scams.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Moderated by Daniel Eliot, Director, Small Business Programs, National Cyber Security Alliance
  • Rosario Mendez, Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, Federal Trade Commission

https://staysafeonline.org/event/csmb-webinar-small-business-scams/

 

Florida Cyber Conference 2018

Hosted by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity (Cyber Florida) at the University of South Florida

In Person (Tampa, FL) – October 10-11, 2018

The Florida Cyber Conference 2018 will bring together stakeholders from industry, government, the military and academia to share information, network, explore ideas, and learn about emerging trends and today’s hottest cybersecurity topics. With a keynote address, live demonstrations, exhibitor displays and sessions, the one-and-a-half day event serves as a forum for thought-leaders, professionals and anyone interested in cybersecurity to learn, engage and connect.

NCSA will be hosting a CyberSecure My Business™ pre-conference session at the 2018 Florida Cyber Conference.

https://staysafeonline.org/event/florida-cyber-conference-2018/

 

HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum

Hosted by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

In Person (Boston, MA) – October 15-16, 2018

At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum you’re among experts and peers who understand the challenges you face on a daily basis. Together, you’ll get the latest updates on new and emerging cyber threats; explore how to maximize your existing technology investments; hear best practices on creating a “security-first” culture; take away strategies to fill the gap in finding talented staff; learn how to create a resilient security framework that supports organizational business goals and innovation; and so much more.

https://www.healthcaresecurityforum.com/boston/2018

 

#ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone’s Business

Hosted by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

Virtual/Online – October 18, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m. PST / 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST

​When you are on the job – whether it’s at a corporate office, local restaurant, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency ‒ your organization’s online safety and security are a responsibility we all share. And, as the lines between our work and daily lives become increasingly blurred, it more important than ever to be certain that smart cybersecurity carries over between the two. This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month #ChatSTC will focus on cybersecurity workforce education, training and awareness at all levels while emphasizing risk management, resistance and resilience in small businesses.

Use #ChatSTC to join!

 

NTCA 2018 Cybersecurity Summit

Hosted by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

In Person (Dallas, TX) – October 21-23, 2018

Join representatives from the rural telecommunications industry to get the information you need to protect, detect, respond and recover from cyber attacks. Cyber readiness is a priority for every company, but telcos face a unique challenge of protecting both customer data and network infrastructure. Discussions focus on successful practices for improving cyber posture, and attendees at all levels of cybersecurity awareness benefit from meeting with peers and hearing from leaders in the cybersecurity industry.

https://staysafeonline.org/event/ntca-2018-cybersecurity-summit/

 

2018 Middle Tennessee Cybersecurity Summit

Hosted by the The Murfreesnprp Tech Council and The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

In Person (Murfreesboro, TN) – October 22, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hear opening remarks and join a fireside chat with local security experts. The National Cyber Security Alliance’s CyberSecure My Business™ workshop will follow. Take steps now to make your business, nonprofit and family cyber secure.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Small and medium-sized business owners
  • Employees of any size business
  • Technology professionals
  • Nonprofit leadership and staff
  • Government employees
  • Individuals working with the SMB community and families

https://staysafeonline.org/event/2018-middle-tennessee-cybersecurity-summit/ 

 

#ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

Hosted by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

Virtual/Online – October 25, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m. PST / 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST

​Our day-to-day life depends on the country’s 16 sectors of critical infrastructure, which supply food, water, financial services, public health, communications and power along with other networks and systems. A disruption to this system, which is operated via the internet, can have significant and even catastrophic consequences for our nation. This #ChatSTC will emphasize the importance of securing our critical infrastructure and highlight the roles the public can play in keeping it safe.

Use #ChatSTC to join!