Atlanta IT Leaders Dinner

SINC is pleased to extend a formal invite for the upcoming Atlanta IT Leaders Dinner on March 11th, 2017 at Restaurant Eugene, located at 2277 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30309.

The goal of the Dinner will be to foster great relationships among new peers in the Atlanta IT community, all while enjoying education, open discussion on progressing IT strategy and delicious food and wine.  The sessions will be short, to the point, and moderated by an industry analyst.

Atlanta IT Leaders Dinner Agenda – March 14th, 2017

4:30pm
Arrival (Refreshments available)

5:00pm – 5:30pm
Welcome Event TBD

5:30pm
Discussion Begins

Introduction (10 minutes)
Moderating Analyst will engage the audience and discuss the format and proposed key take aways from the executive panel and open forum discussion.

Moderated Panel (35 minutes)

Topic – True Prevention Requires Prediction in a World of Exponential Devices

The endpoint is expanding. With the implosion of connected devices, cyber attackers are taking advantage of the expanding attack surface, creating a massive increase in targets.  At first, threats were a concern mostly for governments, financial institutions and security vendors.  Moving from organized crime, IT Leaders now face more sophisticated nation-state cyber warfare that includes highly visible, although actively denied, state-sponsored attacks as well as long-term espionage.  The rapid evolution of Malware, with its increase in obfuscation attack volume, will give rise to large scale nation-state attacks.  

As more industries become connected, we will see the targets move to industry verticals such as automotive, retail and healthcare.  There is no silver bullet answer, but to be ahead of the attacker requires a predictive approach to preventing the attack before execution.  This session will touch on the expanding threat landscape, challenges IT Leaders face along with case studies showcasing how CylancePROTECT® can provide more reliable prevention on the endpoint.

Moderated Open Forum Discussion (45 minutes)

The discussion will be based on the list of challenges discussed in the first half and will take the format of group brainstorming/open discussion to come up with possible solutions to common challenges facing the IT Executive.

Hiring and growing people with the right skill sets

New age security technologies and product innovations

Modern application life cycle

Continuing to innovate with flat IT budgets

As a participant in this exclusive Dinner, you will come away with a great group of new peer connections as well as discipline-specific technical and methodological expertise from relevant subject area experts.

7:00pm
Dinner service

9:00pm
Finish

Restaurant Eugene is known for it’s history and honorary local pantry to provide and inspire the menu. Names of local farmers and artisans are sprinkled throughout the menu and restaurant, as the local community is extremely important to the restaurant.  The goal in the kitchen is to make absolutely as much of what is used from scratch as possible.  To learn more about Restaurant Eugene, please click the logo below:

Restaurant-Eugene

As a member of the Atlanta IT community we hope you will join us for this exciting Dinner.  Click the below registration button to confirm your attendance:

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