MADISON, Wis. – Registration is now open for the 2022 Governor of Wisconsin Cybersecurity Summit, taking place October 23-25 at the Wilderness Resort – Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. This annual summit brings together national cybersecurity experts, government and academic leaders, and the business community to build relationships while sharing knowledge and experiences.
“The Governor of Wisconsin’s Annual Cybersecurity Summit connects the State of Wisconsin’s critical infrastructure resources, information security experts and innovative solution providers with essential information, best practices and the technologies needed to prevent and combat cyberattacks,” said Wisconsin CIO Trina Zanow. . “This is crucial in today’s ever-changing technology and cybersecurity landscape.”
“From children in school to adults in the workplace, almost everyone relies on internet-connected devices in their daily routines. As this interconnectivity grows, the threat of criminals taking advantage of people increases. also,” said Maj. Gen. Paul E. Knapp, Adjutant General of Wisconsin and Cybersecurity Advisor to the Governor. “This summit allows us to focus on the importance of cybersecurity in protecting the digital lives of everyone in our state.”
The Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit 2022 is coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs. To register, go to https://wigcot.eventsair.com/
The agenda includes keynote speeches on issues such as the impact of cyberattacks on supply chains, as well as breakout sessions focusing on topics such as cybersecurity in education, government agencies and the private sector. This year’s summit also includes a day entirely dedicated to women in cyber, with programming aimed specifically at women who are currently working or studying in the field of cybersecurity.
“The summit provides an excellent opportunity for the private and public sectors to share information, improve their defenses and educate users about the complex risks we all face,” added Kathy Blumenfeld, Secretary-designate of the Department of the Wisconsin administration.
There are more than 714,000 cybersecurity job openings in the United States, according to CyberSeek, a project supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. American trade.
University students who want to fill these critical jobs are also encouraged to attend the summit, with special student rates available. The summit is an opportunity to gain valuable career insights and network with industry professionals.