CYBERSECURITY: Securing Your World in the Digital Age


IT-oLogy to host annual Trends conference Wednesday, October 28


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Technology is driving business at an unprecedented speed. But, on an almost daily basis, cyber security breaches or hacks are taking place throughout the world.  So, how do you protect your business, your family, your self? IT-oLogy’s Trends 2015 will explore the important topic of cybersecurity. Presentations will range from trending topics, to new technologies, to demonstrations showing real-time hacks and what you can do to prevent them.  The conference will be held at IT-oLogy, 1301 Gervais Street in Columbia on Wednesday, October 28th.


•                Creating a Culture of Cyber Security Michael Kaiser, National Cyber Security Alliance

•                South Carolina’s Cyber Landscape and Opportunities Lester Eisner, Major General (USA Retired),   University of South Carolina

•                Lessons Learned from Ashley Madison Jim Salter, Openoid

•                But I Thought It Disappeared! SLED Forensics

•                How to Make Your Home and Family Cyber Safe, Michael Kaiser, NCSA

•                The New Rules of Credit Card Fraud, Bruce Smalley, SLED

•                Passwords in the Internet Age Jim Salter, Openoid

•                So You’ve Been Hacked   Juliana Harris, South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs

•                Are You and Your Staff a Target? How Hackers Use Social Engineering to Target You and Your              Organization Greg Meetze, SLED

•                A Legal Primer on Cyber Breach Jarrett Coco Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

•                Low Cost Tools for Security Challenges Timothy De Block

•                Application Security Bruce Jenkins, HP

•                Simple Hacking Techniques Anyone Can Use Mark Baggett, SANS Institute

•                Open Security – How Open Source Dominates InfoSec Chad Cravens, Open Source Systems


Trends 2015 brings key leaders and executives together to network, build intellectual capacity and to discuss emerging trends in technology. This is the fifth year the conference has been presented.


Collaborators include the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce, SCITDA and the University of South Carolina.

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