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2018 Cybersecurity Summit Presented by Infinity Insurance Partners

CyberSecuritySummit_210x210The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC), Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard  host the fourth annual Cybersecurity Summit on Thursday, May 3, 2018 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:
8:00 – 9:00 AM | Registration, Coffee/Tea, Sponsor Expo
9:00 – 9:15 AM | Summit Opening Remarks- Governor’s Cybersecurity Panel – Positioning AZ in forefront of Cybersecurity
9:15 – 10:00 AM | Keynote Speaker 1 – Salim Hariri, Ph.D., Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona
10:00 – 10:55 AM | Panel 1 – Risk-Driven Higher Standards of Action – Ed Vasko, Terra Verde (Moderator); Fred Bellamy, Partner, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite; Matt Todd, Polsinelli PC; Dr. David Bolman, UAT; Scott Baxter, Silicon Valley Bank
10:55 – 11:30 AM | Break and Sponsor Expo
11:35 – 12: 30 PM | Panel 2 – Workforce/Management: Risks and Strategies – Sean Moshir, CellTrust (Moderator); James P. Melendres, Partner, Snell & Wilmer; John Balitis, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC; Sarah Anchors, Partner, Quarles & Brady; Howard Glicksman, Shareholoder, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite PC
12:30 – 1:45 PM | Lunch and Keynote Speaker 2 – SA Paul Shaaf, The FBI’s Perspective on the Changing Cyber Threat Landscape
1:50 – 2:45 PM | Panel 3 – Next Generation IOT Security – Frank Grimmelmann, ACTRA, AZINFRAGARD; Pete Schmidt, cStor; Dijang Huang, ASU; Jeff Coe, ON Semiconductor;  Gary Mello, Evangelist, SentinelOne; Jay Carpenter, Founder, Desert Blockchain 
2:45 – 3:15 PM | Break and Sponsor Expo
3:20 – 4:15 PM | Panel 4 – Solutions/Trends – Ashley Gleckler, Polsinelli PC (Moderator); Christina Whiting, Tevora; Tim Smit, Lockton; Paulo Shakarian, CYR3CON; Yan Shoshitaishvili, Arizona State University
4:15 – 5:00 PM | Keynote Speaker 3 – Alan Tatourian, Chief Security Architect (PE), Intel Automotive Group – Securing Future Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure
5:00 – 5:30 PM | Closing Remarks, Sponsor Expo

Keynote Speaker Lineup Includes:
Resilient Smart City Services:
Salim Hariri, Ph.D., Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona
How we can build smart city services (utility grids, finance, IoT, etc.) that can tolerate cyber-attacks, malicious faults/accidents, or natural disasters.

The FBI’s Perspective on the Changing Cyber Threat Landscape:
SA Paul Shaaf, Cyber Squad, Phoenix FBI Division

Securing Future Connected Vehicles & Infrastructure:
Alan Tatourian, Chief Security Architect (PE), Intel Automotive Group. Alan is not only experienced in autonomous vehicle technology & security, he has spoken at many forums on the subject.

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 Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard – Partner Sponsor
Arizona Commerce Authority – Partner Sponsor
Infinity Insurance Partners – Presenting Sponsor
Paloalto Networks – Gold Sponsor
Trans-West Network Solutions – Silver Sponsor
AccountabilIT, LLC – Silver Sponsor
BeyondTrust – Silver Sponsor
Eller College of Management, University of Arizona– Lunch Sponsor
CellTrust – Bronze Sponsor
Connect-IO – Bronze Sponsor
gemalto – Bronze Sponsor
tevora – Bronze Sponsor
COFENSE – Bronze Sponsor
Fortinet – Bronze Sponsor
KEO Marketing – Bronze Sponsor
Terra Verde Services – Registration Sponsor


Scottsdale Hilton Resort and Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Road
Main Ball Room (East Side)
Scottsdale, AZ 85250


Thursday May 3, 2018


  • AZTC/ACTRA/AZ InfraGard Member - $50
  • Non AZTC/ACTRA/AZ InfraGard Member - $75


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