General Session Agenda
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Dan Molina | Co-President, Chief Technology Officer
Todd Burkhardt | Co-President, Client Engagement & CIO
Trends Affecting IT & Cybersecurity and Symposium Highlights
IT and Cybersecurity professionals and executives are facing a “perfect storm” that has been forming for several years. Considering long-lasting supply-chain constraints, major inflation, global unrest leading to increased cyber threats, a truly distributed workforce that has further stretched the attack surface, hybrid clouds, modern application development, and the ever-expanding number of workloads and applications, how can you help your organizations stay resilient and agile?
This session will share some of the latest statistics and survey results on these challenging trends, a brief overview of the technologies and solutions represented at this year’s Nth Symposium, and how Nth helps organizations succeed in key projects and to define a road map to resilience.
Bryan Thompson | Vice President of Product Management, GreenLake Cloud Services
Raising the Bar with HPE GreenLake Edge to Cloud Platform
From edge to cloud, IT systems are more diversified and complex. Every department wants solutions faster, to only pay for what they use, and at a higher SLA. The bar seems to keep rising. Come join Bryan Thompson, Vice President of Product Management, GreenLake Cloud Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, for a dive deep into HPE GreenLake and the unique opportunity every IT leader has to raise the bar.
Nth Generation + HPE
Julie Leon | Moderator | Nth Generation
Mac Avancena Jr. | Vice President, GreenLake Worldwide Solutions | HPE
Rick Roberts | Executive Director, Educational Technology Services, Grossmont Union High School District
Transformation Journey Leveraging HPE GreenLake.
Join us for a fireside chat with Mac Avancena, VP of HPE GreenLake Solutions
and Rick Roberts, Exec Director of Grossmont High School District.
Mac Avancena led Kern County through as CIO. Mac is now helping other organizations build on this success in his new role as Vice President of HPE GreenLake Solutions. Julie Leon from Nth will moderate an enlightening conversation on Thought Leadership with Mac and Rick Roberts from Grossmont Union High School District. Mac and Rick will share insights on realizing organizational change thru collaboration, financial forecasting and future state operational vision.
Jeromie Jackson | Director, Security & Analytics
Business Continuity Planning
Organizations need to be able to triage and recovery from all types of risks. Cybersecurity, natural disasters, technology outages and active threat actors all pose significant risk that needs to be mitigated to an acceptable level. By identifying the critical services departments provide to the business, and the assets needed to complete the service, is critical to being able to recovery the most important assets first. By leveraging Business Impact Assessments Nth Generation helps organizations create, test and improve their resiliency. By attending this session attendees will see how Nth Generation is helping organizations create and operationalize Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Incident Response plans.
Emilee Tellez | Sr. Systems Engineer COM/SLED
Resilience of Data: Your Roadmap to More
In uncertain times, one thing is certain: criticality for data resiliency to run your organization. In this session you’ll gain expert tips from Veeam’s Rick Vanover on enhancing your resiliency. From backup modernization and why it's critical to keeping your data resilient to the various levels you need, cloud technologies and how they can help you keep the resilience you need, and finally ransomware protection to complete the resilience strategy.
Con Mallon | VP, Product Marketing
Integrating Incident Response with Security Operations
Learning from the past to prepare for the future. Cybersecurity is unpredictable, but that does not mean we can’t prepare for the future may hold. Arctic Wolf conducted research to identify key security trends from a range of enterprises. This session will review some key findings and how we can use this data to help us plan for the future.
FBI + CISA + Nth Generation
Cameron Matthews | Sr. Security Consultant | Nth Generation
Mike Kingsley | Cyber Security Advisor, Los Angeles | Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Adam James | Special Agent, San Diego | Federal Bureau of Investigation
James Makil | Sr. Security Consultant | Nth Generation
Cybersecurity Panel with Updates from FBI, CISA, and Nth vCISOs
Back by popular demand! Don’t miss this annual expert cybersecurity panel. Hear complementing perspectives straight from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and from senior security practitioners/vCISO’s. This panel will discuss some of the most up-to-date critical cybersecurity topics, such as:
What are the distinct roles of the FBI and CISA to help organizations?
What are some of the top cyber risks that US organizations should be aware of?
What happened to LAUSD? How are eCriminals using the data dumps captured during infiltration?
What are a few top recommendations to improve security posture? And more!