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Cyber Security Awareness Summit

October 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


This event, sponsored by WSU Information Technology Services, will feature several speakers addressing issues of cybersecurity in our increasingly online world.  What are the threats? And what is being done to protect our personal, corporate, and government information? Agnes Kirk, the chief information security officer for the State of Washington and advisor for the Department of Homeland Security, will be the keynote speaker at 9 am. Other speakers from industry will follow:

10 am: Terry Boedeker (FireEye) on cyberwar

11 am: Ryan Witt (Proofpoint) on the human factor is online scams

1 pm: Bruce Hembree (Palo Alto) on law enforcement and malware

2 pm: Ken Westin (Splunk) on theft protection and law enforcement tools

3 pm: Adam Hahn (WSU EECS)

For more on these speakers, see https://its.wsu.edu/cyber-awareness/  Verification of attendance will be available for students at each of these speakers throughout the day.


October 25, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center
WSU Pullman Campus


WSU Common Reading Program