As many vital government services and data move online, the protection of government information and infrastructure from looming cyber-attacks is more important than ever before. Initiatives across Colorado, such as READYColorado and the National Cybersecurity Center, show that the best fortification strategy is developing a robust community based cyber culture. This event will bring together federal, military, state, and local leaders to discuss the elements that serve as the foundation for a strong cyber culture. Join Route Fifty and Nextgov for the first of eight installments in our CyberSmart series. Register today to participate in a lively conversation that will showcase Colorado’s unique cybersecurity assets, and highlight opportunities for all levels of government to unite in building a strong, secure cyber environment.
Spotlight on Local Leaders
Colorado has 4,000 local governments and with that comes a dense, and sometimes confusing, cybersecurity scene. Many of these governments only have one official to deal with all security and information technology topics. Hear local government officials share how they creatively tackle cyber challenges when faced with problems such as lack of budget and community buy-in.
Session Presented by our Underwriter, Fortinet
Homeland Security Advisory Committee Case Study Presentation
In order to create a prepared and resilient Colorado, the Homeland Security Advisory Committee was created in 2012. At the end of last year, they presented the 2019-2023 Colorado Homeland Security Strategy. By bringing together state, local, federal and private sector perspectives, this strategy employs holistic cyber expertise to better protect Colorado’s services and data. Hear from a member(s) of the Advisory Committee present on future projects and trends in the state security landscape.
Session Presented by our Underwriter
Cyber warfare is a key part of the future of intelligence and military operations in the United States. We’ll sit down with leaders in the intelligence, defense and military landscape in Colorado to discuss the importance of threat intelligence and emerging technologies for the safety of tomorrow.