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The State of Cybersecurity: Securing Continuous Connections

  • Nasdaq MarketSite 4 Times Square New York, NY, 10036 United States (map)

A NCSA and Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit


NOTE: This is an invite-only event

Today’s furious pace of technological innovation is unprecedented. Stronger and faster networks that continuously connect our world promise to fuel and amplify technologies such as artificial intelligence and quantum computing. These rapid innovations present complicated new challenges and lucrative opportunities for cybercriminals. Advancements in cybersecurity must keep pace with the changing landscape as bad actors look to exploit vulnerabilities and privacy. Join the National Cyber Security Alliance and Nasdaq as we explore today’s trending threats, how cybersecurity efforts are leveraging emerging technologies and what experts expect to see in the decade ahead.

1:00 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. [Eastern]
Panel: Redefining Cybersecurity with Artificial Intelligence

According to the Capgemini Research Institute, 61% of enterprises say they cannot detect breach attempts today without the use of artificial intelligence technologies. As the threat landscape continues to increase, more and more organizations are turning to AI to identify and protect against stealthier attacks. Experts will explore the growing adoption of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity, it’s benefits and limitations, and how bad actors are exploiting AI systems to enhance their attacks.


  • Sean Martin, CISSP, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief, ITSPmagazine  


  • Perry Carpenter, Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer, KnowBe4, Inc.

  • Mike Harasimowicz, Chief Operating Officer, NEXT PEAK

  • Robert McNutt, Chief Technology Officer, Forescout

  • Bülent Yener, Director of Data Science Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

1:50 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. [Eastern]
Panel: The Quantum Revolution Is Coming - Are We Prepared?

Quantum computing will change life as we know. Its ability to process unthinkable amounts of data will enable technologies, will enable technologies like AI and machine learning, to achieve greater potential—from discovering new medicines and curing the incurable to simplifying our day-to-day lives in ways we didn’t know were possible. However, this awesome technology has the potential to break cryptography which has security researchers racing to find solutions.


  • Sean Martin, CISSP, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief, ITSPmagazine  


  • Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

  • Christopher Monroe, Bice Zorn Professor of Physics and Distinguished University Professor and Fellow, Joint Quantum Inst. & Center for Quantum Information and Comp. Sci, University of Maryland

Earlier Event: October 8
Later Event: October 9
SecureWorld Dallas 2019