2018 Manufacturing Forum


2018 Manufacturing Topic: Cyber Security
Our 3rd Annual Manufacturing Forum took place on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Location:  Sharonville Convention Center
8 am to 12:15 pm, Continental Breakfast included

Attendees learned how to best protect their companies from cyber threats, with best practices to fight against the rapidly developing world of cyber crime.  Today's connected technologies (The Internet of Things) increase the risks manufacturers face.  As the facilities and equipment become more connected, cyber criminals are finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in technology.   Companies mus continually reassess their business strategy and prepare for continuity and disaster recovery should a security breach occur.

Vendor booths are not available.

Schedule and Speakers
8:00 am       Breakfast Buffet 
8:15              Welcome Address
8:30              The Risk is Real: Keynote Presentation, David  Linger, President & CEO, TechSolve,
                      with Tony Strobl, President, Cincinnati Crane and Hoist
9:15              Identifying Your Risk: Risk Assessment, Vulnerability  Scans, Internal Risk and More, Dann Glover
9:45              Beyond Compliance: How the Data Protection Act Can Help Limit Your Liability in the Event of a Data                       Breach, Gregory A.Tapocsi, Director of CyberOhio, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Consumer                       Protection Cyber and Privacy Unit, Office of the Ohio Attorney General
10:15            Break
10:30           Technology to Know: Connectivity & the Future of Manufacturing, Ron Pieper, TechSolve, with
                      Mark Haake, President & CEO, Reliance Technology Solutions
11:15            First Steps to Take to Protect Yourself: Where to Start, Tim Rettig, President & CEO, Intrust IT     
11:45 pm    Panel Discussion, Q&A

Our Appreciation to our 2018 Sponsors
Presenting Sponsor:  Techsolve
Supporting Sponsor:  Great Oaks Career Campuses
Sustaining Sponsor:  CSZ/Gentherm
Energy Sponsor:  The Utilities Group
Marketing Sponsor:  VonLehman, CPA & Advisory Firm
Breakfast Sponsor:  UPS
Program Sponsors:  West Chester Protective GearTMRG,  PQ Systems, BPT Communications, The Northern Cincinnati Safety Council, Hunter Consulting, and The City of Sharonville Economic Development


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