CYBERSECURITY COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT TEXAS

LOCATION:

August 20-21, 2019 – University of Texas-San Antonio Downtown Campus, San Antonio, Texas

DESCRIPTION:

The CyberTexas Foundation’s conference, Tradeshow Exhibit and Job Fair will be held August 20-21.  The theme is “Cybersecurity Communities Throughout Texas.” While the focus is on Texas communities, the information will have universal appeal and applications for organizations and communities nationwide.

Attendees will gain the knowledge needed to successfully navigate the cyber ecosystem through networking events, educational seminars, keynote addresses from industry, senior government and international thought leaders.  Attendees will also have the ability to visit the exhibit area to meet their favorite vendors and meet new ones as well as attend a job fair if they wish.

CyberTexas Foundation is collaborating with the ISAO SO this year and will host our conference back-to-back with the third Annual International Information Sharing Conference (IISC), hosted by the Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO), this August 21-22, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas! The two-day IISC event will again welcome cybersecurity information sharing and analysis organizations from around the world to address information sharing issues affecting the information sharing ecosystem and its impact on communities locally, regionally, nationally and abroad. The 2019 theme is “Information Sharing in Communities”.  This conference is open to all as well.

ATTENDEES:

Note: Conference guests interested in attending both the International Information Sharing Conference and CyberTexas Foundation’s Conference & Tradeshow Exhibit will receive an early bird registration discount. The combined conference will be three days (August 20-22, 2019).

For more information about registration, Please click HERE

EXPO & SPONSORS:

In conjunction with the conference, there will be a vendor hall showcasing our sponsor’s latest products and services.  For more information please contact Michelle Jackson at mjackson@cybertexas.org.

CyberTexas 2019 Speaking Proposals Now Being Accepted:

Speaking proposals are now being accepted for the 9th Annual CyberTexas Conference held August 20 – 21, 2019 at the University of Texas in San Antonio (UTSA) Downtown Campus. The deadline for speaking proposals is June 21. To submit a proposal, please click HERE.

This year’s theme, Cybersecurity Communities Throughout Texas, exemplifies San Antonio and the entire state of Texas’ unrelenting effort to be at the forefront of cybersecurity new product creation, information sharing, threat intelligence, education, training and business development. Hosted by the CyberTexas Foundation in partnership with the UTSA Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security’s (CIAS) International Information Sharing Conference.  The conference is designed to educate cybersecurity professionals, industry leaders, and next generation cyber warriors about the assets, capabilities, threats, and current and future cyber efforts found throughout Texas.

The conference provides a platform for industry juggernauts to discuss cyber policy, emerging threats and risk mitigation with a concentrated interest in encouraging dialogue on protecting Texas infrastructure, training the state’s future cyber warriors and inspiring new cyber technology development. Attendees can participate in the CyberTexas Speaker’s Series, Exhibit Showcase, Cyber Job Fair and San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor (HOH) Induction Ceremony.

In addition to a request for speakers experienced in cybersecurity, CyberTexas is seeking speakers who have experience with or are from federal, state & local governments from cities large and small, K-12 school systems and higher education involved in the cyber ecosystem in their Texas community (or U.S. communities) on a broad scope of topics, including:

  • Protecting Texas Growth Industries & Infrastructure (ex. Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Energy, Water, Food Distribution, Transportation, Banking, IT, Internet and Agriculture)
  • Cybersecurity & The Protection of our Borders
  • Election Security 
  • Preparing the Next Generation of Cyber Warriors
  • Cyber Workforce Development
  • Cybersecurity Threats & Risk Mitigation 
  • Cyber Business Acquisitions
  • Combating Cyber Adversaries

Past iterations of the conference have focused on such diverse topics as promoting cybersecurity careers to K-12 students, the 300-year history of cybersecurity in Texas, and the future of cybersecurity in the Air Force with speakers such as 24th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber Command) Executive Director Robert Cole; 67th Cyberspace Wing Deputy Director, Robert J. Kaufman III and CyberTexas Hall of Honor Inductees; Brigadier General & CyberPatriot National Commissioner Bernie Skoch; McAfee Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Vice President, Grant Bourzikas; and UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy.

The deadline for speaking proposals is June 21. To submit a proposal, go here. To learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Michelle Jackson at mjackson@cybertexas.org. To register for the event, visit the UTSA-CIAS website.

About CyberTexas:

Started in 2001, following the 1999 first meeting of area leaders, CyberTexas in San Antonio has been an industry pillar, championing the development of cyber careers within the Lone Star state. In that time, the CyberTexas Foundation has had an enormous impact on San Antonio’s Cyber ecosystem development. Under CTF’s leadership, in 2012, San Antonio was designated as a CyberPatriot Center of Excellence. The Conference serves as an annual meeting point for all those involved in the day-to-day development of the cyber ecosystem within the area. With 700+ attendees, spanning the scope of private industry, academia and government, the conference is supported by CyberTexas Foundation supporters, Air Force STEM, Rackspace, SecureLogix, IPSecure, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Cybersecurity San Antonio, Alamo Chapter of AFCEA, Alamo-ISSA, SA TecoSystem, TecBloc, UTSA-CIAS, UTSA-NSCC, SASTEMIC as well as a myriad of colleges (five of which have earned a designation as NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence for Information Assurance Education). For more information, please visit  www.cybertexas.org.

CyberTexas Job Fair:

The CyberTexas Job Fair in collaboration with ClearedJobs.net, is a hiring event for cleared and non-cleared cybersecurity professionals as well as college-level students in a cyber security degree program. The Job Fair is held the first day of the CyberTexas conference from 11am – 3pm.

Job Seekers:

Meet face-to-face with leading cyber security companies and get your resume reviewed by a tech recruiting professional. There is no charge for job seekers to attend the CyberTexas Job Fair. Both cleared and non-cleared employers will be participating.

If you’ve got a security clearance, pre-register here: https://clearedjobs.net/job-fair/fair/98/

If you’re a non-cleared cyber security professional or student, pre-register here: https://cybersecjobs.com/job-fair/fair/77/

Employers:

Employers interested in exhibiting please contact Carter Goodnough, cgoodnough@clearedjobs.net, 703-871-0037, ext 221. Limited space is available.

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