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Best Business Practices for Navigating Cybersecurity

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
3220 Market Street
Rm. 220
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Registration Cost(s):
Cyber Security General Admission: $60.00
Cyber Security Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits Admission: $75.00

This half day interactive session presented by Drexel University and the National Defense Industrial Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, will bring together cyber security leaders from government, industry, academia and the legal profession to discuss the cyber threat to the defense industrial base, best practices and innovative solutions that prevent and mitigate breaches.

Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the American Bar Association’s A Playbook for Cyber Events, 2014 Edition

Limited complimentary admissions for uniformed military personnel and students with I.D. courtesy NDIA, Delaware Valley Chapter

Registration: 7:30 to 8:00 am; Program: 8:00 to 11:30 am

All registered attendees kindly fill out this brief survey prior to your participation in this session

KEYNOTE by Keith Morales, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Information Security Office and Assistant Vice President

PANELISTS include:
Cyber Security Threats that All Businesses Face
Moderated by Col. Norm Balchunas, USAF (ret.), Director of Operations, Drexel University Cybersecurity Institute
LTC Scott A. Nelson, Commander of the Special Operations Command Army Reserve Element
Jack Tomarchio, Esq. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, former Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Operations, Department of Homeland Security
Ed Lowery, U.S. Secret Service, Criminal Investigative Division, Special Agent in Charge
Risk Assessment and Compliance
Moderated by Joseph Welsh, Esq. Board Member, NDIA, Delaware Valley Chapter
Nate Lesser, Deputy Director, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, Ntl. Institute of Standards and Technology
Steven L. Caponi, Esq., Blank Rome, LLP, Co-chair, Cyber Security and Data Privacy
Jay Weinstein, L-3 Communications, Senior Director Enterprise Networks and Security, Defense Security Information Exchange
Innovative Solutions to Counter Cyber Threat
Steven Weber, PhD., Director, AJ Drexel Cyber Security Institute Associate
Vinny T. Sakore, CIPP/IT. Cloud Security Lead, Verizon & ICSA Labs 15
Emilian Papadopoulos, Chief of Staff, Good Harbor Security Risk Management, LLC

Continuing Legal Education Credit 3.0 credits
Proof of Attendance for Continuing Education Units (CEU) available

Tours of Drexel University’s new Cyber Security and Innovation Center available following the program

Supporting Organizations:
Association of the United States Army, William Penn Chapter
National Contract Management Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

For additional information, please contact:
Brian Gocial, Esq.
Blank Rome, LLP

Who should attend?


  • Continuing Professional Education