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Nth Subject Matter Experts share latest tactical technology solutions & methodology best practices

Our Goal: Educate and empower you to solve specific business IT challenges in your datacenter, hybrid cloud, cybersecurity initiatives, (and more).

Who are Nth Subject Matter Experts? Learn directly from a brain-trust of virtual CISOs, Sr. Security Consultants, Sr. Solution Architects, Sr. IT and Cybersecurity Engineers, (and more) who specialize in evaluating, validating, demonstrating and deploying key functionalities of a wide set of leading IT and security technologies and services.

Details subject to change. For qualified IT professionals only. By requesting registration, I agree to the following: CLICK HERE


Nth Generation's 21st Annual (virtual) IT & Cybersecurity Symposium

October 13 & 14, 2021 Details subject to change. All times Pacific Time.

8:00am each day

General Session

Starting at 1:00pm each day Breakout Sessions


Day Two: October 14 Within the General Session: Approx 10:00 am

Nth Generation Keynote Ransomware Detection and Mitigation: Best Practices + Demo SPEAKERS Jeromie Jackson, Director of Security and Analytics Derek Johnson, Senior Cyber Security Engineer Jim Russ, Vice President of Enterprise Technology Sales
Significant investments are made to attempt to provide information security and data protection. Ransomware is continually demonstrating even organizations with aggressive investments are targeted and becoming victims. In this session, we will discuss the current state of risk most organizations are facing, conduct demonstrations of attack methods being leveraged in the wild, and position best practice methods organizations are deploying to mitigate the likelihood of a breach and to minimize impact should one be realized.

Day Two: October 14 Within the General Session: Approx 10:30 am

Nth Generation Cybersecurity Panel

Hear Direct Advice from U.S. Federal + Local Government and Nth vCISOs: The Latest and Greatest Prevention and Defense Against Cyber Attacks SPEAKERS Cameron Matthews (Moderator), Senior Security Consultant & vCISO Jerry Craft, vCISO, Senior Security Consultant Joseph Smith, vCISO, Senior Security Consultant FBI, CISO, OCIAC: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear directly from Federal and Local Law Enforcement agents (FBI, CISA, and OCIAC), along with senior cybersecurity experts and vCISOs, about the latest cyber threat landscape and potential advice for your organizations -- both private and public sectors. Some topics of discussion may include the latest threats from Nation States directed at U.S. organizations, including: supply chain risks, delineation of duties and responsibilities of these government entities, and advice related to ransomware and other types of cyber attacks.


Day One: October 13 Breakout Session: 2:40 pm - 3:20 pm

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Common Security Vulnerabilities and Best Practices
SPEAKERS Jeromie Jackson (Moderator), Director of Security and Analytics Jerry Craft, vCISO and Senior Security Consultant Joseph Smith, vCIOS and Senior Info Security Consultant Cameron Matthews, Senior Security Consultant & vCISO Derek Johnson, Senior Cyber Security Engineer Don’t miss this panel of highly experienced cybersecurity experts, including senior security consultants/engineers, serving numerous organizations as their virtual CISOs and performing sophisticated cybersecurity offensive attacks, including: vulnerability and penetration testing, Ransomware Readiness Assessments (SM), cybersecurity frameworks’ gap analysis, business continuity planning, incident response testing, and much more. This session promises to be highly informational with tips you may want to leverage in the very near future to better protect your organization.

Day Two: October 14 Breakout Session: 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm

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Fundamental Concepts of Today's Datacenter SPEAKERS Todd Burkhardt, VP of Technical Services Lee Solomonson, Senior Nth Labs Manager

Every datacenter is unique. We have been busy at Nth Labs evaluating, validating, and demonstrating a wide variety of technologies. Come get a flavor of all of the architectural choices you have, grab a sneak peek of where things are heading, and see how Nth Generation can help you pull together a diverse set of products to custom tailor the solution that is right for you. Learn more about Nth Labs: CLICK HERE

Day Two: October 14 Breakout Session: 1:50 pm - 2:30 pm

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Nth Solution Architect Panel: Deep Dive Modern IT SPEAKERS Jim Russ (Moderator), VP Enterprise Technology
Jim Westover, EnterpriseSolution Architect Mouis Yafeh, Senior Solution Architect Richard Tengdin, Enterprise Solution Architect Vuong Pham, Senior SA & Virtualization Specialist
Join us for a roundtable discussion of the industries most common, complex, and concerning aspects of modern IT. Learn more about how Nth can support your storage, backup, cloud, and legacy application challenges and initiatives. Examine relevant updates in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and software defined datacenters (SDD). Hear answers to questions, such as: What tools are available to help identify and optimize your compute and storage workloads? How can modern infrastructure design and architecture impact your strategy for backup, disaster recovery (DR), and ransomware readiness and recovery? And more!

Day Two: October 14 Breakout Session: 2:40 pm - 3:20 pm

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Popular and Zero-Day Ransomware Attack Methods: In-Depth Overview SPEAKER Cameron Matthews (Moderator), Senior Security Consultant & vCISO Derek Johnson, Senior Cyber Security Engineer If you are serious about learning more about ransomware and ways bad actors could compromise your systems, encrypt your invaluable files, and disrupt your operations while facing a potentially large ransom request, you may not want to miss this session! Learn directly from one of Nth’s senior cybersecurity engineers who has deployed multiple Ransomware Readiness Assessments SM (RRA) and has been widely successful in compromising “cloned systems loaded with clients’ security controls”. This is a deeper dive of the ransomware demo during the Thursday General Session. Leverage this great opportunity to ask direct questions of the actual ransomware attack emulator(s) and get more familiar with what happens during typical (and Zero Day) ransomware attacks.

Read more about the event and latest updates here.

Details subject to change. For qualified IT professionals only. By requesting registration, I agree to the following: CLICK HERE




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