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Oregon Day of Cyber
November 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Oregon Governor Kate Brown will proclaim November 20th as the “Oregon Day of Cyber” and officially launch the Cyber Oregon Cybersecurity Awareness Initiative at an event scheduled to take place on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Oregon Tech Portland-Metro campus in Wilsonville.
The governor, who will be introduced by Oregon Tech’s President Dr. Nagi Naganathan, is scheduled to speak from 10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. All members of the media are invited to attend.
Other notable activities at the event will include a presentation by Skip Newberry, president and CEO of Technology Association of Oregon and executive sponsor of Cyber Oregon along with Oregon State Chief Information Officer Alex Petit, PhD. Mr. Newberry will host a panel discussion with top cybersecurity experts and unveil the new cybersecurity website resource for all Oregonians.
Anitian’s CEO Andrew Plato, who is chair of the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Board will be on hand to introduce the council and participate in the panel discussion.
In addition, the event will include a job fair for individuals seeking careers in cybersecurity and a vendor fair of technology companies focused on cybersecurity. Attendees will include state and local government representatives, students, technology companies and small businesses.
What: Oregon Day of Cyber Event
When: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday November 20, 2017
Where: Oregon Tech Portland-Metro, 27500 SW Parkway Ave, Wilsonville, OR 97070
Who: Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Oregon State CIO Alex Pettit, Oregon Tech President Dr. Nagi Naganathan, Technology Association of Oregon President & CEO Skip Newberry, Anitian CEO Andrew Plato, the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council, state and local officials, university professors and students, local technology companies and business professionals.
About Cyber Oregon Awareness Initiative & Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council
The Cyber Oregon Awareness Initiative is powered by an active consortium of industry, educational institutions, organizations, and state/local government agencies. The Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council was established pursuant to Senate Bill 90, signed by Governor Kate Brown on September 19, 2017, to develop a shared vision for the establishment of a cross-sector Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, in collaboration with Oregon’s cyber-related industries, private sector security practitioners, educational institutions, law enforcement and local governments. Its mission is to protect the digital lives and data of all Oregonians while helping increase awareness of cybersecurity resources throughout the state.