about the event
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Make smart decisions about your company’s security.
Small to mid-size manufacturers face precisely the same cyber threats that confront larger organizations but must do so with far fewer resources. TechSolve’s Cybersecurity Bootcamp will help you launch or expand your security program to match the growing threat landscape.
During TechSolve’s Cybersecurity Bootcamp, learn how the cost of doing nothing can financially impair your company, cause reputational damage, send you to the back of the compliance line affecting relationships with Primes, and ultimately weaken your competitive advantage.
Timely content and interactive discussions, useful tools, and actionable takeaways provided during presentations will equip you with the skills in risk mitigation and insights to help your organization move towards a stronger cybersecurity posture.
- Understand the current cyber threat landscape facing manufacturers
- Receive insight into methods of mitigation for popular attacks
- Meet industry experts, who will answer questions live after sessions
- Equip yourself with the essential security knowledge to help mitigate attacks
- Receive a Certificate of Participation upon Bootcamp completion
Whether you are just starting off or you need to strengthen your cybersecurity program, this Bootcamp will support your organization’s cybersecurity posture by providing participants with tangible resources and action items that prioritize efforts based on your business needs.
- Eugene Jones, Purdue MEP
- Glen Nesbit, Total Quality Logistics
- Benny Russert, Prosource
- Johnathan Theders, RiskSOURCE
- Wesly Alig, TechSolve
- Serge Kikonda, TechSolve
Senior Services Manager for Cybersecurity and Defense at Purdue MEP
Gene Jones is a Manufacturing Business Development Consultant for Purdue MEP. In this capacity, Gene manages a DoD grant that is focused on educating Indiana small businesses about DoD cybersecurity contracting requirements and helping them comply with this demanding set of controls. Previously at Purdue, he was the Managing Director of Purdue’s VACCINE (Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments) Center, and when he was still on active duty in the US Navy, Gene was the Commanding Officer of the Purdue Naval ROTC unit. Immediately following his naval career, Gene worked for Caterpillar for several years as a New Product Introduction Team Lead. Gene served our country for most of his career as an officer with the Navy, serving on three different submarines. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, a Master’s degree in Management for Organizational Effectiveness from Marymount University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from the U.S. Naval Academy.
SOC Supervisor at Total Quality Logistics
Glen has over 20 years of information technology experience with 10 years of direct cybersecurity support. He has implemented and managed security solutions for the Department of Defense, the education sector, and industrial manufacturing organizations. Glen is an EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker and has a Security+ certification through CompTIA. Prior to joining the TechSolve Team, he served as the Global Cybersecurity Operations Managers at Cummins, Inc. and as a Cybersecurity Analyst for the US Army.
Cybersecurity Program Manager at TechSolve
Wes is the Cybersecurity Program Manager at TechSolve where he is responsible for the design and implementation of products and services for IT and OT cybersecurity compliance for TechSolve’s clients. He is a Registered Practitioner under the CMMC-AB and provides guidance for compliance with CMMC. Wes also has the Security+ and CySA+ certifications through CompTIA. Prior to joining TechSolve, Wes served as Managing Counsel at American Honda Motor Co., Inc. where, among other duties, he was responsible for administering the Confidentiality, Privacy and Document Retention policies. Wes has over 20 years of experience working with various technologies at large manufacturing companies in his role as a patent attorney.
Cybersecurity Analyst at TechSolve
Serge Kikonda a Cybersecurity Analyst for TechSolve, Inc. Serge graduated from the University of Cincinnati with degrees in IT Cybersecurity, Computer Networking and Computer System Support. Since joining TechSolve, Inc., he has been conducting cybersecurity and DFARS audits for manufacturing clients. Using his technical writing skills, knowledge and in-depth understanding of the NIST and CMMC regulatory requirements, Serge also provides guidance, recommendations and training to manufacturing clients on how to get to full regulatory compliance.
CRA, ACRA, CHSP, Chief Executive Officer at RiskSOURCE
Jonathan is the CEO of RiskSOURCE Clark-Theders, a Cincinnati-based firm with additional offices in Knoxville, TN, and Hillsboro, OH focused on risk management and insurance solutions business and personal clients. Celebrating over 40 years and founded on guidance, service, and trust, Jonathan is a second-generation leader. He believes that insurance alone is never enough and works hard to be an outsourced risk manager for clients and deliver beyond insurance approaches to their risk. Jonathan graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a BS degree in Insurance and Risk Management with a minor in General Business.
Train and equip yourself with the essential security knowledge needed to stay safe and remain competitive in the manufacturing industry.
Who Should Attend
Owners, c-suite executives, IT managers, HR Managers, team members of security organizations, databases administrators, anyone in your manufacturing network who wishes to equip themselves for today’s cybersecurity landscape.