Building Cybersecurity Resilience for a Complex World

Join the SynerComm team to collaborate with industry visionaries and your peers on the latest strategies and challenges we face evolving IT infrastructure, data centers and InfoSec programs to meet todays and tomorrows business needs. Right sizing the public cloud footprint, implementing zero-trust security principles, leveraging automation, generative AI & LLMs to optimize operations and combat more sophisticated threats like WormGPT are the table stakes. The industry is seeking better ways to quantify cyber investments. Don’t miss out! An Educational and Entertaining way to Earn CPE credits! We encourage you to extend an invitation to your peers!

When: September 11th & 12th, 2024

Where: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1721 W Canal St, 3rd Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Audience: Leadership, Architectural, and Operational professionals in medium to large enterprises and service providers.

Attendance is free of charge and limited to qualified attendees only.

Topics

🟦 Infrastructure Design & Operations
🟧 Assessing & Validating Controls
🟩 Cyber Risk & Financial Impact

Network, Security & Cloud Infrastructure Automation, AIOps, and Identifying Outdated Infrastructure
Let SynerComm's experts amplify your team's effectiveness with AIOps

🟦 Blue Track - Infrastructure Design & Implementation
The following sessions are featured at IT Summit for this topic. Click each to learn more.

  • Announcing soon

Assessing & Validating Controls
Monitor and validate exposures in your attack surface with SynerComm's Continuous Pentest (CPT) powered by CASM® - the best of machines and humans

🟧 Orange Track - Assessing & Validating Controls
The following sessions are featured at IT Summit for this topic. Click each to learn more.

  • Announcing soon

Cyber Risk and Financial Business Impacts
Map cyber risks to dollars with SynerComm's INSIGHTS

🟩 Green Track - Cyber Risk & Finance
The following sessions are featured at IT Summit for this topic. Click each to learn more.

  • Announcing soon

Keynotes & Panelists

Kevin Richards
President, Cyber Risk Solutions @ X-Analytics

See More

Roger Grimes
Cybersecurity Author & Data-Driven Defense Evangelist @ KnowBe4

See More

Announcing Soon
Announcing Soon
Announcing Soon

Don't forget to register for IT Summit today

Register Now

Schedule

Wednesday
Thursday
Sept 11th, 12:15pm-7:15pm
12:15pm

Doors Open

Solution Fair
12:15pm-7:15pm
Visit SELECT and GOLD business partners who are on-site and available to share the latest in IT solutions.

1:00pm
⭐ Keynote Session 1:00pm-2:30pm in Serenity Room
2:40pm
Sessions 2:40pm-3:10pm
3:20pm
3:20pm-5:10pm in Harmony Room
by SynerComm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks
 
Sessions
3:20pm-3:50pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks
4:00pm

Sessions
4:00pm-4:30pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

4:40pm

Sessions
4:40pm-5:10pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

5:15pm

Food & Refreshments
5:15pm-7:15pm

Sept 12th, 8:00am-4:15pm
8:00am

Doors Open

Solution Fair
8:00am-3:00pm
Visit SELECT and GOLD business partners who are on-site and available to share the latest in IT solutions.

8:45am

⭐ Keynote Session
8:45am-10:15am in Serenity Room

10:25am

Sessions
10:25am-10:55am
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

11:05am

Sessions
11:05am-11:35am
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

11:45am

Sessions
11:45am-12:15pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

12:15pm

Lunch
12:15pm-1:40pm

1:40pm

Sessions
1:40pm-2:10pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

2:20pm

Sessions
2:20pm-2:50pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

3:00pm

Sessions
3:00pm-3:30pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

3:40pm

Sessions
3:40pm-4:10pm
🟩🟦🟧 All Tracks

4:15pm

Closing Remarks
🎟️ Business Partner Raffle
4:15pm-5:00pm in Serenity Room
Must be present to win!

¹ Space and materials are limited. Must register in advance to attend.
² Attendees may compete as a team with their company. Must bring your own computer to compete - 1 computer per team.

Don't forget to register for IT Summit today

Register Now

SELECT PARTNERS

SELECT Partners are top-tier sponsors of IT Summit who present sessions and are on-site and available for more information in the Solution Fair.

GOLD PARTNERS

GOLD Partners are sponsors of IT Summit who are on-site and available for more information in the Solution Fair.

Sessions

Thought Leadership Roundtable

Time

Wednesday, September 12, 2024
3:20pm-5:10pm in Harmony Room

Abstract

The IT Summit Roundtable is an opportunity for leadership roles to gather and discuss challenges that their company and industry face now and will face in the coming years.

Join this session to hear from panelists and share your journey on the following topics:

The quantification of Cyber Risk – Technological, Operational and Financial 
Panelist: Kevin Richards, X-Analytics

  • The evolution of InfoSec Programs 
  • The hype cycle - capturing the promise of financial, data-driven InfoSec Program analysis 

Information Assurance Testing - When to rotate suppliers/testers for different perspective tools and professional services?
Panelist: Brian Judd, SynerComm

Infrastructure, Operations, Principles, Toolsets and Personnel Needs 

  • The Zero-Trust Model Journey 
  • Automation, AIOps, Technical Debt and/or Aged Infrastructure 
  • The SASE versus SSE and SD-WAN Journey 
  • The role of Public Cloud Infrastructure 
  • Staffing, Skillsets and Tool Requirements for Day 0, Day 1 and Day 2 Operations 
  • Technology Sourcing 
  • Short- and long-term impact of chipset lead times 
  • Your Public Cloud Footprint 
  • Right sizing the cost 
  • How many public cloud platforms do you need (AWS, Azure, GCP) 
  • Platform Site License Agreements 
  • Subscriptions versus Perpetual License 

Annual Predictions for the Future (next 1-3 years) 

Speaker

Moderators:

Mark Sollazo - President, CEO, Co-founder @ SynerComm
Kirk Hanratty - VP, Co-founder @ SynerComm

Panelists:

Kevin Richards - President, Cyber Risk Solutions @ X-Analytics

Kevin is a Cybersecurity Strategy & Risk Executive with over 30 years of experience in information security and enterprise risk management. Working with large multi-national corporations, as well as the United States Department of Defense and other U.S. Federal, State and Local agencies, Kevin provides an array of technical and pragmatic perspectives on building and protecting an organization's critical information assets.

Currently, Kevin serves as President - Cyber Risk Solutions with Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC), a cyber risk analytics firm whose mission is to improve how businesses manage cyber risk through the power of data analytics. Kevin leads the strategic development and customer success of SSIC's cyber risk business worldwide. Foundational within this business is the development and market growth of the X-Analytics (www.x-analytics.com), SSIC's market leading cyber risk decisioning application.

Announcing Soon

Lodging

SynerComm has partnered with the Potawatomi Hotel, which is part of the same building as the event, itself. To book your room:
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram