Conference Welcome Note
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we look forward to welcome you to this exciting NJ SECON 2021 on Thursday, May 13, 2021!
We have a jam packed virtual event with a dynamic group of speakers covering a wide range of cybersecurity topics. The conference will be a unique and humorous experience for everyone.
We hope you will join us to make this conference a memorable event!
Conference Organizing Committee
Jose Lagdameo Jr.
Priyanka De Abrew
Patricia Loud - NJ ISACA
William D'alia - NJ ISACA
Carl Neumann - NJ ISACA
NJ Security Conference (SECON) 2021
NJ SECON 2021 conference is a joint effort with the NJ Chapter of ISACA
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Conference is free for NJ Chapter members and students. $10 for non-members.
Thanks to the support of our new sponsors, this conference is being offered as a free event to our members. We encourage you to visit their booths.
CLICK HERE to register for this event!.
NJ SECON 2021 Agenda
4:00pm - 5:15pm - Networking with peers and sponsors
5:15pm - 5:30pm - Opening Remarks
5:30pm - 6:00pm - James McQuiggan - "Security Awareness 2.0 - the Next Evolution for Your Security Awareness and Training Program"
6:00pm - 6:15pm - 15 minute break - visit our generous sponsors
6:15pm - 6:45pm - Jared Maples - Keynote
6:45pm - 7:15pm - Stan Mierzwa - "Global Ethical and Societal Issues and Considerations with Cybersecurity in Digital Health"
7:15pm - 7:30pm - 15 minute break
7:30pm - 8:15pm - Sajed Naseem and Rebecca Rakoski - "Creating an Effective Cybersecurity Readiness & Performance Program"
8:15pm - 8:45pm - Joel Caminer - NYU Partnership & (ISC)² Program Benefits
8:45pm - 9:00pm - Raffles and Closing Remarks
9:00pm - ? - Loitering Hall
INTELLIGENCE SERVICES GROUP
Our innate purpose for defending and protecting people has led us to form ISG. We know companies are facing criminal entities, rogue nation states, internal threats and everyday attempts or carelessness which causes harm and puts their data at risk. Our intelligence/law enforcement DNA allows us to think differently and offers a unique approach to helping our clients.
CLOUD RANGE CYBER
Prepare your SOC Analysts and Incident Responders with Cloud Range’s detection, response, and remediation training exercises. Using real tools from the world’s leading technology manufacturers on a real virtual enterprise network, your team will be prepared to win every time.
ViewDS Identity Solutions
ViewDS Identity Solutions develops innovative identity software including hybrid identity management solutions, directory services, access and authorization management solutions, and data synchronization tools to meet the needs of any industry.
Our mission is to become the world leader in providing organizations of every size with out-of-premises security for their cloud applications, bring-your-own-devices, and communications over public networks.
While many cybersecurity consultants prey on fear, CyZen takes a unique approach — delivering thoughtful and practical guidance that brings you peace of mind. We draw our inspiration from the ensō, or the circle of enlightenment, which reflects our mission to restore cyber tranquility to your organization.
Gotham Telecom’s role as consultants is to provide intellectual capital and advisement service to our customers in various markets to help decrease cost and improve efficiency. Our team of experts and 1,000+ partnerships can find the perfect fit for even the most complex situations.
Most privileged access management solutions just focus on passwords. BeyondTrust is different. Our innovative Universal Privilege Management approach to cyber security secures every user, asset, and session across your enterprise. Deployed as SaaS or on-premises, BeyondTrust's Universal Privilege Management approach simplifies deployments, reduces costs, improves usability, and reduces privilege risks.
Edge to Edge Enterprise Security Platform. One platform to prevent, detect, respond, and hunt in the context of all enterprise assets. See what has never been seen before. Control the unknown. All at machine speed.
Catch our first preshow event! We caught up with members, Andrew Haratine, Andrew Wong, and Tanaisha Myrick to learn more about them and their love for cybersecurity.
Don't be a newbie at the conference!
Watch our short tutorial to have the best experience.
Before you attend, we HIGHLY ENCOURAGE you to watch John Manley's SECON Tutorial to familiarize with the conference's platform.
JARED MAPLES - Director, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness
Jared Maples was named Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) on June 5, 2017. In his role, he serves as the federally designated Homeland Security Advisor (HSA) to the Governor and is the Cabinet-level executive responsible for coordinating and leading New Jersey’s Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, and Emergency Preparedness efforts. Director Maples joined NJOHSP in January 2016 as Director of the Division of Administration. The Division of Administration encompasses all information technology and security, human resources, facilities management, and financial activities for the Office, including oversight of millions of dollars in federal homeland security grant funding.
REBECCA RAKOSKI - Managing Partner, XPAN Law
Rebecca L. Rakoski is the managing partner at XPAN Law Partners. Rebecca counsels and defends public and private corporations, and their boards, during data breaches and responds to state/federal regulatory compliance and enforcement actions. As an experienced litigator, Rebecca has handled hundreds of matters in state and federal courts. Rebecca skillfully manages the intersection of state, federal, and international regulations that affect the transfer, storage, and collection of data to aggressively mitigate her client's litigation risks. Rebecca serves on the New Jersey State Bar Association's Cyber Task Force. Rebecca is Vice-Chair Elect for the New Jersey State Bar Association's Bankruptcy Law Section and also served on the Complex Business Litigation Committee that drafted and revised the Court Rules involving electronic discovery in complex litigation matters.
STAN MIERZWA - Director and Lecturer, Center for Cybersecurity, Kean University
Stan is widely recognized as a leader in the field of digital health technology and Cybersecurity, particularly innovations that are both relevant and usable in low-resource settings. Stan is currently the Director, Center for Cybersecurity at Kean University, where he also lectures in Foundations in Cybersecurity, Cyber Policy, Digital Crime and Terrorism, and Cybersecurity Risk Management. Previously, Stan worked at the State of New York, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Police as the Lead Application Security. Prior to the MTA, Stan was the Director of Information Technology at the Population Council. Under his leadership, the Population Council’s proprietary, award-winning audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) survey software he developed has been successfully used in field- and clinic-based NIH sponsored public health research.
JAMES MCQUIGGAN - Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4
James McQuiggan, CISSP, is a 20 year security veteran and Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4. James is also a part time faculty professor at Valencia College in the Engineering, Computer Programming & Technology Division. Within the Central Florida community, he is the President of the Central Florida (ISC)² (pronounced I-S-C Squared) Chapter and a Trustee Board member with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education. James has worked as a Product & Solution Security Officer, Information Security analyst and a network security engineer. He consulted and supported various corporate divisions on cybersecurity standards, information security awareness and securing product networks.
SAJED "SAJ" NASEEM - CISO, NJ Courts
Sajed Naseem (“Saj”), is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of New Jersey Courts. Sajed has over twenty years of experience with information security and information technology across many industries. As the Chief Information Security Officer ("CISO") of the New Jersey Courts, Sajed has focused on Cybersecurity Readiness & Performance, Information Governance, and Network Security. Sajed holds Masters Degrees from St. John’s University and Columbia University. Sajed routinely speaks at Cybersecurity conferences nationally, Europe and with the New Jersey Bar Association. Sajed is also an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University in Information Security since 2010 and a native of New York City.
JOEL CAMINER - Director, Cyber Security Education
Joel Caminer is the Director of Cyber Security Education at New York University (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering. Joel has 20+ years of experience in Financial Services, IT, and Consulting, and has led many strategic initiatives across the IT Risk and cybersecurity spectrum. He previously served as the Global Head of Technology Risk Management at TD Securities; VP of Information Risk Management at Goldman Sachs and CISO of GS Bank; and Manager at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Joel holds a BSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MS in Cyber Security from NYU.