Cyber Oregon Annual Cybersecurity Summit: November 8

Cybersecurity threats are here, there, and everywhere – no organization is safe from threats, but there are prevention and defense strategies and best practices to implement. Whether your organization is an enterprise, small business, school, government, healthcare, or financial institution, you can learn from some of the great cybersecurity minds across the state, who will share their insight and expertise to navigate today’s cyber challenges. The Cyber Oregon Annual Cybersecurity Summit, taking place November 8, 2019 in Bend. For more information and to register:

TAO and Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council (OCAC) present this year’s Cyber Oregon Annual Cybersecurity Summit that will feature government leaders, CISOs from Oregon’s largest healthcare providers, and executives from regional community banks. The day will include a keynote and a lunch panel for all attendees focused on the global cyber landscape and the components of a cybersecurity plan that are often overlooked – including cyber insurance and crisis communication – in the event of a data breach.

There will be two tracks with multiple sessions: Technical Track for cyber practitioners and Business Track leaders to learn best practices. Who should attend? Corporate legal teams, data privacy professionals, business owners, C-Suite executives, and technology managers from all industries.

Here is the schedule:

9:00 a.m. – Opening Keynote


Phil R. Slinkard, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division

10:30 a.m. – Track Sessions 1


Pragmatic Security Addressing INTERNAL Risks

Ryan Comingdeer, chief technology officer, Five Talent Software


Healthcare and Privacy

MODERATOR: Leslie Golden, president, Instill Security LLC


Ron Buchannan, CISO, St. Charles  

Brian Hole, cyber-security program manager and deputy CISO, Legacy Health        

Steve Person, CISO, Cambia Health Solutions

11:45 a.m. – Lunch Panel

Ancillary Services Critical to Your Cybersecurity Strategy

MODERATOR: Stephanie Hooper, senior account manager, 52 Limited


Vic Martinez, commercial account executive, PayneWest              

Lora Haddock, founder & CEO, Lora DiCarlo            

Brian Ventura, information security architect, City of Portland

1:00 – Track Sessions 2


Pragmatic Security Addressing EXTERNAL Risks

Ryan Comingdeer, chief technology officer, Five Talent Software


Best Privacy Practices by Community Banks

MODERATOR: Ben Gallo, president, Redhawk Network Security


Nikki Hoffman, VP IT Manager, People’s Bank of Commerce          

Gary Propheter, COO, Bank of Eastern Oregon


The Cyber Oregon Cybersecurity Summit will take place at OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center, 650 SW Columbia Street, Room 209 and 110, in Bend, Oregon. Register today to secure your spot!

Sponsors for this Summit include Fortinet, McAfee, PayneWest, and PKI Solutions.