ChiCyberCon
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Hybrid (In-person and Online)

Chicago's Premier Cybersecurity Education Conference

Conference: 8 am - 5 pm CST Reception: 5 pm - 6 pm CST

Hermann Hall, 3241 S Federal St, Chicago, IL 60616

 

PAST CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

A dynamic and growing number of organizations have contributed to the success of this conference, including AccessData, Argonne National Laboratory, Authentify, the Chicago Police Department, Cisco, CompTIA, Computer Associates, the FBI, Fermilab, Fortinet, Guidance Software, IBM, IEEE, KPMG, Microsoft, Motorola, Sungard, UniForum, U.S. Army, X-Ways Forensics, and many others. Speakers and participants continue to represent local, regional, national, and international organizations and universities.

MISSION OF CHICYBERCON

This conference aims to be a source for researchers, university academics, computing professionals, and upper-level students interested in the techniques, laws, and training initiatives currently being implemented and adapted for secure computing.

The United States Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The university’s Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education (C2SAFE) is at the core of Illinois Tech’s designation.

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Meet the ChiCyberCon Speakers

 

 

Mr. Don Means Jr.

Director, Operations and Infrastructure Center
Defense Information Systems Agency

Subject Matter
Keynote Speaker

 

Brig. Gen. Paul T. Stanton

Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
U.S. Army

Subject Matter
Keynote Speaker

 

Eric Burger

Research Professor of Computer Science, Former White House Assistant Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy and FCC CTO
Georgetown University

Subject Matter
The Pandemic Changed Everything Cyber, so Why is Everything the Same?

Speaker Sessions

Dennis Leber


Assistant Vice-Chancellor, CISO and CTO

University of Tennessee Health and Science Center (UTHSC) Cybersecurity Literacy

Nikki Robinson


Security Architect / Adjunct Professor

IBM/Capitol Technology University An Exploratory Study into Vulnerability Chaining Blindness

Anthony Lashkare


Head of Engineering / Office of the CTO

Check Point Software
The Decline and Fall of the (Roman Empire) Traditional Data Center

Charles Herring


CTO at WitFoo


WitFoo.com
Machine Learning in PsyOps & Social Engineering

Margaret Cunningham


Principal Scientist, Human Behavior and Analytics

Forcepoint
Methods for Building Trust in Analytics to Improve Cyber Situation Awareness

Dr. Stephanie Carter, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CCSK, CISA


Principal


CoalFire Systems Inc
Overcoming Container Security Risks

James Bone


Executive Director


GRCIndex
(dba, Cognitive Risk Institute)
Quantifying Human Factor Impacts in Cybersecurity

Shantanoo Govilkar


Vice President – Strategic Solutions


DivIHN Integration Inc.

Choosing a Career Path in Cybersecurity

Renita Rhodes


Lead Audit Manager-Information Security / Cybersecurity Adjunct Professor
Wells Fargo/Maryville University Cyberattacks on These Most Vulnerable US Organizations Could Have the Greatest Adverse Impact

Quiana Bradshaw


Assistant Professor


Campbellsville University Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Ronnie Kurlander


Construction and Real Estate Industry Lead / Chief Information Officer and Executive Advisor
Hartman Executive Advisors Aligning Cyber Security Practices with Corporate Safety Programs

Eric Ruggles


Deputy, Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 Operations

U.S. Army Critical skills for Army Cybersec professionals, IT Modernization, Persistent engagement, and Preparing a Cybersec workforce for Cyber.

Marilyn Brown


U.S. Army Cyber Command, G1 Programs and Policy Division

U.S. Army Army internships for cybersecurity and integrating college graduates (civ) in the Army Cyber workforce

Shraddha Lashkare


Graduate Student


Illinois Institute of Technology Ways of an Effective Cyber Incident Management

Robin Bylenga


Human Factors Performance Lead


scoutbee Adapting the Human Factors Analysis Classification System (HFACS) to Cybersecurity

Dr. Dustin Fraser


Adjunct Cybersecurity Instructor


Cooper Union Cybersecurity Skills in Developing Countries

Anthony Hendricks


Director and Chair of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group

Crowe & Dunlevy The Multiverse of Madness: Navigating the 50-State Approach to Privacy and Security

Marwan Omar


Assistant Professor


Saint Leo University Quantifying the Performance of Adversarial Training on Language Models with Distribution Shifts

Stephen Boyce


Director – Magnet Digital Investigation Suite (MDIS)

Magnet Forensics Augmenting the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage With Automation

Maurice Dawson Jr., Ph.D., D.CS., SMIEEE, CSSLP, CGEIT, CCISO, CDPSE


Director of IIT Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education (C2SAFE)
Assistant Professor of Information Technology and Management
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology An Overview of the Cybersecurity Profession

Laura Élan

Laura Élan


Senior Director of Cybersecurity

MxD Overview of the DoD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program

Speaking Opportunities

If you are interested in speaking or presenting a poster session at ChiCyberCon, please submit a speaking proposal by February 25.

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Registration Info

Join the more than 200 students and practitioners who attend this fun-filled technical conference each year. This is a multitrack, industry-focused event that includes discussion on forensics, security, data/information governance, cybercrime and security, cybersecurity legislation, ethical hacking, cloud forensics, steganography, policy and compliance, identity theft, and more.

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Maurice Dawson

Cybersecurity During the Rise of Working from Home

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Contact Us

Please reach out via email if you have any questions. We’re here to provide help in any way we can.
Email: chicybercon@iit.edu

CHICyberCon 2022 Poster