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By Clare O’Gara
Thu | Sep 26, 2019 | 9:51 AM PDT

The largest cybersecurity conference in the Detroit region is moving to a new location in the heart of the Motor City.

October 1st and 2nd, come to the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit to network, learn, and earn CPEs for your certifications.

The SecureWorld Detroit agenda is both deep and wide, tackling the most pressing cybersecurity and privacy issues today with many intriguing presentations.

Check out some of the keynote speakers.

Business Email Compromise: Real World Stories and Practical Defense

Speaker: Christopher McMahon, Special Agent for the United States Secret Service.

The average loss from a bank robbery is about $3,000. The average loss from a successful Business Email Compromise (BEC) attack is nearly $130,000. That kind of math explains why BEC is rampant, and every type of organization is at risk.

During this presentation, hear from the point person on BEC cases investigated by the U.S. Secret Service. He’ll share true crime examples of and practical steps for defense against BEC losses, which now stand at $13.5 billion in the last six years.

How to Manage Your Cybersecurity Career to Get to the Top

Speaker: Mark Gelhardt, Former CIO for The White House.

Do you have a plan for your future? Why not? You are the leader of your own destiny! You need to look at where you are, where you want to go, and have a plan to get there. We will talk about how to develop a plan, what to think about, and how to put one foot in front of the other to get to your end goal.

The most pressing cybersecurity issues: fireside chat with Dr. Larry Ponemon

Speaker: Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute.

Meet the man behind the Ponemon Institute. The Institute does critical studies that are shaping the thoughts of IT and cybersecurity leaders around the globe. This exclusive session features an Emmy winning journalist interviewing Dr. Ponemon to uncover his insights.

The 10 Immutable Security Facts for 2019

Speaker: Ron Winward, Security Evangelist for Radware North America.

A presentation of top the 10 security facts that will disrupt established application and infrastructure security practices. A discussion centered around questions everyone is or should be asking in 2019.

See the rest of the agenda and register here: SecureWorld Detroit.