Landing: NIST Cybersecurity Framework Training

TUESDAY, MAY 3 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 4
SIOUX FALLS, SD


Hosted by SDN Communications, SDTA, DSU


Cyberattacks are on the rise and constantly evolving. An attack can affect your company’s bottom line and put sensitive information at risk. It’s important to stay ahead of these threats and take the necessary steps to protect your network and customers.

Join us for an in-depth training to learn about the NIST Cyber Framework and how you can reduce and manage your company's cybersecurity risk. Equip yourself with the tools and knowledge to apply the Framework within your company.

Register now to learn the about:

•   The NIST Cyber Framework
•   Cybersecurity best practices
•   Risk management

Who should attend?
Telecom executives, risk management & legal teams, and IT leadership are invited.
 

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Accounting Continuing Professional Education (CPE) and NTCA Training Credits

The training qualifies for CPE course credit by contributing to the professional knowledge and competence of individual CPAs. South Dakota CPAs will receive the signed form following completion of the “Non-Sponsor CPE” training. Minnesota CPAs will receive a certificate of attendance documenting their completion of a CPE non-registry course. CPAs registered outside of South Dakota and Minnesota who are interested in receiving CPE credit should contact SDN Marketing. Arrangements will be made with the registered CPA’s respective state board of accountancy.      

The training qualifies for one NTCA Certificate elective credit, Cybersecurity Credit (T110).

Conference Hotel:

Holiday Inn City Centre
100 W 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 339-2000


Training Agenda

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Registration 

1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.:   Welcome

1:10 p.m. 1:20 p.m.    Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable John Thune, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee

1:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.:   State of Cyberattacks and Security 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.:    Introduction to Risk Management & NIST Cyber Framework 101

  • Matt Barrett, Cybersecurity Framework Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Celia Paulsen, Cybersecurity Researcher, Applied Cybersecurity DivisionNational Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.:   Coffee Break - Thanks to our sponsor: High Point
3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.:   Panel Discussion: Company Perspectives & Lessons Learned

4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.:   Information Sharing & Industry-Sector Collaboration

  • Robert Mayer, Vice President of Industry and State Affairs, USTelecom Association
  • James Legg, Director, South Dakota Fusion Center

    (The SD Fusion Center is part of the national Fusion Center system, a threat-information sharing partnership between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, private partners and state, local, tribal and territorial governments.)
     
  • Moderator: Vernon Brown, Vice President of Marketing, SDN Communications

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.:   Reception - Thanks to our sponsors: Consortia Consulting & Vantage Point

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.:   Morning Coffee
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.:   Understanding the NIST Cyber Framework Tier Assignments, Profiles, & Functions

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.:      Getting Started… Applying the NIST Cyber Framework to Your Company

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.:    Coffee Break - Thanks to our sponsor: Finley Engineering
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:    Changing Landscapes: Legal, Regulatory, and Industry Expectations

  • Eric Pulse, Director of Risk Advisory Services, EideBailly
  • Travis Close, Account Executive, Telcom Insurance Group
  • Erin Fitzgerald, Associate, Bennet & Bennet, PLLC
  • Robert Mayer, Vice President of Industry and State Affairs, USTelecom Association
  • Moderator: Jesse Ward, Industry & Policy Analysis Manager, NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association

11:30 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.:  Tools and Resources

  • Celia Paulsen, Cybersecurity Researcher, Applied Cybersecurity Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Matt Barrett, Cybersecurity Framework Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Jesse Ward, Industry & Policy Analysis Manager, NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association
  • Reggie McKinney, Senior Program Manager, Critical Infrastructure Cyber Community C³ Voluntary Program, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Sheriff Mike Milstead, Vice Chair of the U.S. Department of Justice's Global Advisory Committee & Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office
  • Moderator: Dr. Josh Pauli, College of Computing, Dakota State University

12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.:  Closing

  • Mark Shlanta, CEO, SDN Communications

View the full list of ​spearker bios

A special thanks to the South Dakota Telecommunications Association and Dakota State University for joining SDN as hosts of the event.