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2017 Cybersecurity Summit

CyberSecuritySummit_210x210The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC), Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard present the fourth annual Cybersecurity Summit on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas.



The Cybersecurity Summit is an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Join the Council for this educational summit that provides actionable solutions, as numerous AZTC and ACTRA member organizations showcase their available resources, products and services geared toward helping protect your intellectual property and customer data. There will be panel discussions, keynote speakers, sponsor expo and other exceptional presentations. To register to attend this great event click here.

Event Agenda:
8:00am – 9:00am | Registration and Sponsor Expo
9:00am – 9:45am | Keynote Speaker – Admiral Thad Allen, Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton
9:45am – 9:55am| Breach Scenario Introduction – Leon Silver, Co-Managing Partner, GORDON & REES
9:55am – 10:45am| Panel 1 – General; How to Mount Defenses; NIST overview
10:50am – 11:40am | Panel 2 – Incident Response and Notification
11:40am – 12:40pm | Lunch & Keynote Speaker – Michael Overly, Partner, Outsourcing and Information Technology Group, Foley & Lardner LLP; CISA, CISSP, CIPP, ISSMP; Speaker; Author
12:40pm – 1:35pm | Panel 3 – Strategies for Prevention – Brian Blakley, CEO, MyTek; Mark Brown, CEO, Advisor Armor; Fred Bellamy, Shareholder, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite; Edward Vasko, President & CEO, Terra Verde Services
1:35pm – 2:15pm | Panel 4 – Cybersecurity Insurance Issues; Leon Silver, Co-Managing Partner, GORDON & REES (Moderator); Douglas Gnas – USI Insurance Services; Robert Cattanach, Esq. – Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis; Veda Collmer – In House Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer at WebPT; Mia Singer, On Semiconductor
2:15pm – 2:30pm | Refreshments and Bathroom Break
2:30pm – 3:20pm | Panel 5 – Cloud Driven Practical Legal and Operational Considerations; Frank J. Grimmelmann , President & CEO/Intelligence Liaison Officer, Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (“ACTRA”); Jeffrey Coe, Chief Information Security Officer, ON Semiconductor; Yvette Gonzales, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, CopperPoint Insurance Companies; Vaughn Hazen, Director of IT Security & Chief Information Security Officer, Freeport-McMoRan; Rick Wahl, IT Cyber Security Operations Manager, General Dynamics Mission Systems; Matt Todd, Shareholder, Polsinelli Law Firm
3:25pm – 4:15pm | Panel 6 – Workforce Development
4:20pm – 5:00pm | Keynote Speaker – Ori Eisen, Founder & CEO, Trusona
5:00pm – 5:30pm | Closing Remarks/Networking/Sponsor Expo

The AZTC has great sponsorship opportunities for the fourth annual Cybersecurity Summit.  For more information on becoming a sponsor or speaker please e-mail

Event Sponsors:
Arizona Commerce Authority – Partner Sponsor
Cylance – Gold Sponsor
CyberScout – Silver Sponsor
LogRhythm – Silver Sponsor
Lazarus Alliance – Silver Sponsor
SiteLock – Silver Sponsor
Omnificent Systems Inc. – Silver Sponsor
Kudelski Security – Bronze Sponsor
onTop Technology Corp – Bronze Sponsor
Design Pickle – Bronze Sponsor
Nuanced Media – Bronze Sponsor
KEO Marketing – Bronze Sponsor
PayPal – Bronze Sponsor
CellTrust – Registration Sponsor


Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Rd
Main Ballroom
Scottsdale, AZ 85250


Thursday May 4, 2017


8:00 AM - 5:30 PM


  • AZTC/ACTRA/AZ InfraGard Members | $50
  • Non AZTC/ACTRA/AZ InfraGard Members | $75


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