Register for the 2013 Event!


"Money, Sanity, Trust: How Much are You Willing to Lose?"
October 2, 2013 @ the Charleston Civic Center from 9AM-1PM

On October 2, the WVOT Office of Information Security and Controls, will be sponsoring a no-charge information and cyber security awareness event at the Charleston Civic Center.  The agenda will offer an energizing morning of highly informative sessions.  Free posters, calendars, bookmarks, and other security-themed items will be available.  The event is open to the public, however registration priority will be given to public sector officials and employees.

The event will feature dynamic presentations delivered by world-class experts in the areas of cyber threats, effective practices to safeguard systems and data, with an emphasis on individual accountability, risk management, and privacy issues.

Speakers include:

  • Tony Sager (Director, SANS Institute)
  • Evan Patterson (Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  • Wade Baker (Managing Principal of Research and Intelligence with Verizon’s RISK Team, Verizon)
Doors at the Charleston Civic Center will open at 8:30 AM for check-in and name-tag distribution. The program will begin at 9:00 am. Jim Richards, the State’s Chief Information Security Officer and host, will open the event, followed by remarks from State officials. The event is scheduled to conclude at 1:00 PM.  All attendees must be registered, and pre-registration is highly recommended.  Space at the Civic Center is limited.
Those interested are encouraged to mark their calendars, urge others to attend, and make necessary arrangements within your organization to permit attendance. 


*Attending this event will satisfy a State employee’s annual information security training requirement