South Metro Chapter Luncheon - Cyber Security Trends

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Time 11:30am
Location Kallsen Center at Tinley Park Village Hall
16250 S. Oak Park Avenue
Tinley ParkIL 60477

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Delivery Method In Person
Field of Study Business Management and Organization - 1 CPE
NASBA CPE Earn 1.00 CPE Hours
Contact John Harrington

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Event Description

Overview of IT security trends and events businesses are facing in today’s environment.   Presentation will examine the rise in the number of security breaches within organizations, highlight security risks associated with the increase in demand from mobile devices, social media, and cloud computing, and review the process for setting up an Information Security Program to address security risks and increasing data demands.    

11:30 AM - Check-In and Networking
12:00 PM - Chapter Business Meeting
12:15 PM - Lunch 
12:30 PM - Presentation 

Speaker:  F. Alex Brown, Plante Moran

Learning Objectives - Participants completing this session will be able to:

  1. Gain an understanding and assessment of technology threats organizations face in today’s environment.
  2. Highlight security risks associated with the increase in demand in new and emerging technology (e.g. mobile devices, social media, and cloud computing)
  3. Identify best practice tips for setting up an Information Security Program to address security risks and increasing data demands.
  4. Understand of the framework elements required to build an effective Information Security Program

Intended Audience: All finance professionals

Delivery method: Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required 
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Earn about 1.0 CPE credit 

CPE hours: 1.00

Presented by the South metro chapter

Registration & Cancellation Policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. Payments will not be accepted the day of the event.

IGFOA Members are those Public Sector, Partners, and Firm individuals specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Application or Renewal. IGFOA Government non-member rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership. If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.  If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or as soon as possible. A $10 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to August 5, 2016. Cancellations after August 5, 2016 and no-shows are responsible for the full tuition.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full. Should IGFOA South Metro Chapter cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

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