February 2018 Meeting – Cyber Security Panel Discussion

Register for the February 8th meeting.

Please join us on Thursday, February 8 for a panel discussion on cyber security facilitated by Adam Hecktman, Microsoft Director of Technology and Civic Innovation for Chicago. Our panelists will be:

  • Niren Shah, Principal at Jemurai – a firm that specializes in secure software development and cyber security
  • David Kinney, Principal Architect at SPR who will look at security from an Internet of Things (IoT) perspective
  • Matt Ramir, Web Developer at HS2 with a passion for cyber security

Consumer data breaches like those at Target, Yahoo! and Equifax have ranged in size and severity, but are not the only kind of cyber security issue. Hackers also try to use compromised IoT devices in order to launch cyber attacks. While there will always be people trying to break into systems, organizations cannot afford to be complacent. Those of us in the IT field, along with anyone using technology, must continually be vigilant, improve security and try to minimize these kinds of events and the damage they can cause. Please join us for what is sure to be an animated discussion of cyber security!

Niren Shah has over 15 years of cybersecurity experience and is currently a Principal at Jemurai – a firm that specializes in secure software development and cybersecurity.  Niren has unparalleled security experience in a wide variety of products: FW, IDS/IPS, WAF, SIEM, NAC, SWG, IVS/EVS, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Management, Threat Management and more.

David Kinney is a Principal Architect at SPR with decades of experience helping startups and enterprises leverage emerging technology to enter new markets and improve operational efficiency. He has delivered solutions in the IoT, mobile, cloud, and web spaces, and has spoken at numerous conferences.

Matthew Ramir is a Web Developer at HS2 Solutions. A jack-of-all-trades, he employs his skills in back-end development, server management, database management, and front-end development to expertly tackle a wide-range of client projects.

February 8, 2018
5-7:00 p.m.

Where
Aon Tower
Microsoft Technology Center
200 E Randolph Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60601

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