The Information Technology Peer Group is designed to provide an in-depth, sophisticated forum for peer-to-peer discussion and member company presentation of key strategies, delving into both ongoing challenges as well as emerging technologies for CTOs, directors and senior IT managers.

Information Technology Peer Group Meeting 

Cyber Risk and Threat Vector Identification and Mitigation Strategies 
October 16, 2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 
How can your organization improve cybersecurity and business resilience strategies to address emerging threat vectors? 
     
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Description:

Cybersecurity and defense remains as one of the most critical concerns for every IT leader. Cyber threats continue to originate from a wide variety and ever-multiplying range of threat-vectors; from state-sponsored groups and terrorists to organized criminal elements and an assortment of ransomware attacks. As these groups exercise increasing sophistication in their use of advanced technology, every enterprise with any exposure on the Internet must develop capabilities and solutions to counter and manage each of those threats. Protecting a wide-array of disparate legacy systems as well as managing risks created by third-party service providers and vendors, and ensuring end-user compliance with an ever-increasing list of compliance and regulatory controls and objectives, all at a time of shrinking security budgets and an acute shortage of talent has left many organizations scrambling to find workable solutions. The October Peer Group meeting of the UWEBC IT Peer Group will attempt to address many of these challenges and provide a safe, collaborative learning environment for UWEBC members companies to tap into the collective wisdom of the consortium.


This is an exceptional opportunity for security professionals and IT leaders to hear some leading thought-leaders and experts in the space of cybersecurity and access management, and also interact with peers from other world-class companies’ right here in Wisconsin in collaborative breakout discussions and panel discussions.


Webcast Available: If you can't make it to the event in-person (or if in-person registration has reached capacity), you can still register to attend from your computer. This option allows you to view the presentations, while attending in person provides you with the opportunity to participate in break-out discussions, ask questions or take advantage of networking opportunities. To attend the webcast, click the "Register for webcast" button on this meeting's homepage. You will receive a confirmation email with the link to the webcast a week before the meeting.

 
Location:
Gordon Dining and Event Center, Second Floor 
Contact:
Events Team, 608-262-1145, UWEBCevents@wisc.edu 

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2018 Highlights

Over the last year, the Information Technology Peer Group had numerous insightful meetings for our members to take away proven, actionable ideas from recognized thought leaders and professional peers.

Check out some of the inspiring presentations, innovative strategies and best practices from the information technology 2018 learning events. More »

2019 Information Technology Events
At a Glance

February 20 Agile IT SIG Meeting
March 12 IT Peer Group Meeting
April 24 IT Peer Group Meeting
May 1 Agile IT SIG Meeting
June 12 IT Peer Group Meeting
July 23 IT Peer Group Meeting
August 21 Agile IT SIG Meeting
September 24 UWEBC Business Best Practices & Emerging Technologies Conference
October 16 IT Peer Group Meeting
November 13 Agile IT SIG Meeting
December 3 IT Peer Group Meeting
*Event dates and topics subject to change.

More details and the full year »

Cavinda CalderaQuestions about the IT practice?
Contact IT Practice Director Cavinda Caldera at  cavinda.caldera@wisc.edu or
608-890-1291.

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