SCC hosting Nebraska Cyber Security Conference

Southeast Community College is hosting the 10th Annual Cyber Security Conference on Sept. 30.

The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the gymnasium at SCC's Lincoln Campus, 8800 O St. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Space is limited. Registration deadline is Sept. 21.

To register, persons are asked to go to www.southeast.edu/continuing and find the spotlight at the top of the page highlighting the conference. State of Nebraska employees should register at www.cio.ne.gov/cyber-sec/events.html.

The conference is designed for security administrators and IT professionals, including network administrators, system administrators and information security professionals. The conference is a partnership between SCC and the state of Nebraska.

Keynote speaker is Richard "Rick" Harris of the Department of Homeland Security. He provides strategic advice and support to the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications where he has participated in numerous cyber and critical infrastructure cyber policy development and implementation processes.

A lineup of other skilled industry experts will conduct various breakout sessions on a wide range of topics related to information security and technology, including:

Steve Baker, Federal Trade Commission; Anthony Bolan, University of Nebraska-Omaha; Timothy Brown, Dell; Troy Brueckner, CyberArk; Karla Carter, Bellevue University; Michael Class, Qualys; Jim Coffman, Dell; Katie Fletcher, Data Security Inc.; Shane Flynn, Nebraska Information Analysis Center; Zac Fowler, OWASP; Jayne Friedland Holland, NIC. Inc.; Steve Hurst, AT&T; Jeff Jordan, IBM; Kristin Judge, National Cyber Security Alliance, StaySafeOnline.org; Jill Klein, Sirius; Dan Kottman, Optiv Security; Anthony Lauro, Akamai Technologies; Thomas MacLellan, FireEye; Steve Matteson, Internal Revenue Service; Matt Morton, University of Nebraska-Omaha; Abhishek Parakh, University of Nebraska-Omaha; Todd Peterson, Dell; David Saintsing, AOS; Ken Schmutz, FBI; and Sharon Welna, UNMC.

The conference will assist in raising awareness of cyber security and help to protect everyone in cyberspace.

For more information, contact Connie Collin at ccollin@southeast.edu; 402-437-2709; or 800-828-0072, ext. 2709.

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For more information contact:
Stu Osterthun
Administrative Director of Public Information and Marketing
402-323-3401
sosterthun@southeast.edu