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2023 Conf. Agenda

11:00 am     Registration & Check-in (lunch provided)
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Welcome
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Opening Keynote: Selling Ownership in Security and Threat Management
Robert Gaskamp, True Companies
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm IT in North Dakota Looking Forward 
    Kuldip Mohanty, State of North Dakota
Guarding the Flow: Combating Oil and Gas Theft and Crime 
    Nolan Canright, Continental Resources
DHS Community Awareness Briefing (CAB) 
Securing the Electrical Grid on the Cyber Front 
    Kent Kensmoe, Capital Electric Cooperative
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Break with Sponsors
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Modern Hackery: A Look At Current Breaches Through An Attacker's Eyes 
    Jason Lang, TrustedSec
Cyber Threats: An FBI Perspective 
    John Ianarelli, FBI (Retired)
The Future of Cybersecurity: Trends You Should Know and Monitor 
    Jon Waldman, SBS CyberSecurity
[Dis]assembling NDIT's Malware Analysis Program 
    Kate Lucero, NDIT
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Pipeline Safety from the North Dakota Pipeline Association (NDPA) 
    Randall Duncan, ND Pipeline Authority by Paradigm
Unit 42 Current Threat Assessment & Predictions 
    Shawn Fleury, Palo Alto Networks
AI, Quantum Computing and Their Impacts on Security and Society 
    Jeremy Straub, NDSU
Incident Response Playbook 101 
    Yaamini Mohan, Dell Technologies
4:50 pm - 5:15 pm Closing
7:30 am     Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcome
8:15 am - 8:30 am Cyber Madness and Youth Competitions
    Tony Aukland, NDIT
8:30 am - 9:30 am Day 2 Opening Keynote: Five Thousand Interviews: What I’ve Learned about Cybersecurity
 Dave Bittner, host “The CyberWire Podcast”
9:45 am - 10:30 am Building a World Class Cyber Operations Center
    Michael Gregg, NDIT
Electric Sector: Substation Security and Emergency Management Overview
    Warren LaPlante, ALLETE
Assumed-Breach Testing: Why You Should Test as if a Hacker was Already in Your Network
    Jon Waldman, SBS CyberSecurity
10:30 am - 11:00 am Break with Sponsors
11:00 am - 11:45 am Cyber Shadows: Unveiling the Enigma of Generative AI in the Haunted Halls of GRC 
    Uriah Burchinal, eMed Digital Healthcare
CbryeScretuiy: Nkwo Hte Ismsoin 
    Slade Griffin, Contextual Security
Living on the Internet: Public IPs and Alternative Authentication
    Tim Jensen
FOCUS GROUP: Whole State of Cybersecurity 
    Jessica Newby, NDIT
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Presentation: Love as a Business Strategy
    Mohammed Anwar & Chris Pitre
    Softway and Culture+
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Artificial Intelligence and Poor Cybersecurity Don't Mix 
    Shawn Riley, BisBlox
Physical Security – Is Your Business Ready? 
    Holly Rudnick, Starion Bank
The Hackers' AI Playbook
    James McQuiggan, KnowBe4
FOCUS GROUP: Ransomware 
    Michael Gregg, NDIT
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Digital Threat Analysis Center (DTAC)
    Nick Monaco, Microsoft
Going Active in OT 
    Garret Bladlow, Dragos
CS Opportunities for ND Citizens 
    Jason Mattheis, EduTech
FOCUS GROUP: Securing Success: Measuring What Matters in Cyber Defense
    Chris Gergen, NDIT
FOCUS GROUP: Third Party Risk Management 
    Josh Kadrmas, NDIT
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm TechND Presentation of Awards
Chairman’s Award for Excellence, and Student Scholarship Recognition
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Awake the 3-Headed Monster to Thwart Attackers
    Dd Budiharto, Cyber Point Advisory
4:30 pm     Closing

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