Cyber Security Awareness for our Community

National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016

Week 3 Keystone Event Agenda 

Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration

500 West Temple Street

Board Hearing Room 383, 3rd floor

Los Angeles, CA 90011

 October 19, 2016 – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT

 9:00 a.m.                      Registration

 9:30 a.m.                     Welcome from Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (invited)   

 9:45 a.m.                      Remarks from Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance

 9:55 a.m.                     Remarks from Jeff Gorell, Los Angeles Deputy Mayor  

 10:05 a.m.                   Keynote from Robert Silvers, Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy, Dept. of Homeland Security

 10:30 a.m.                    Panel: Combating Cybercrime as a Community

Combating cybercrime requires coordination between the public and private sectors to be successful. Working together strengthens our ability to fight crime and provide protection. We will discuss how partnerships among all levels of government and industry and work together to identify and combat cybercrime, and what state and local governments are doing to face the growing cyber threat.

  • Moderator: Maria Ramirez, Head Deputy District Attorney, L.A. County Office of the District Attorney

  • Sergeant Justin Feffer, Cyber Investigation Response Team, L.A. County District Attorney Office

  • Jack Furay, Special Agent, Electronics Crime Task Force, United States Secret Service

  • Michael Downing, Deputy Chief, Los Angeles Police Department (invited)

  • Michael Sohn, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Tracy Wilkison, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief, Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section National Security Division

     11:30 a.m.                     Panel: Cybersecurity: A Big Deal for Small Businesses

    Small and medium sized businesses are the backbone of the nation’s economy. They face the same cyber threats as large businesses, often without the necessary resources to prevent, respond, and mitigate these threats. This session will focus on the cybersecurity challenges of small and medium sized businesses, and the impact of small business cybersecurity to the country. Panelists will discuss resources and best practices of not only Los Angeles-based organizations but businesses nationwide and how to better protect themselves.

  • Moderator: Ted Ross, General Manager, City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency

  • Warren Kato, Deputy District Attorney, Community CIRT, LA County Office of the District Attorney

  • Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance 

  • Ben Raju, Deputy District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles District Office


    12:15 p.m.           Closing Remarks from Dr. Robert Pittman, Chief Information Security Officer, County of Los Angeles



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October 19, 2016 at 9am - 12pm
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W Temple St
Board Hearing Room 383
Los Angeles , CA 90011
United States
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