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, 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.
Visit llinois Tech’s C2SAFE
Meet the Industry Speakers
Cyber Attacks Effecting the Supply Chain in an Increasingly Connected World
Louis F. McHugh IV
Ph.D. Candidate, Educational Technology Leadership, Concordia University Chicago / Manager, Technical Services, Illinois Institute of Technology / Adjunct Industry Professor, Information Technology and Management, Illinois Institute of Technology
New York Leads the Way: Impact of the New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation (23 NYCRR 500)
Ray Trygstad, MSSM
Associate Chair, Department of Information Technology and Management / Vice Chair, ACM SIG for Information Technology Education (ACM SIGITE) / Industry Professor of Information Technology and Management, Illinois Institute of Technology
Protecting the Integrity of Elections: An Overview of Election Security Issues in the United States
Director of Digital Forensics – Edelson PC
Islamic Extremists in Africa: Security Spotlight on Kenya and Nigeria
The economic and security impact of Islam
Securing the browser with PassLok Universal
Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
Tabletop Exercises for Higher Education Institutions – Discussion and Resources
Executive Director of Information Security and Policy at Lewis University
Distributed Mesh Networking – A Backup Plan if the Internet Stops Working
Vasilios “Billy” Pappademetriou, Adjunct Industry Associate Professor, Information Technology & Management, Illinois Institute of Technology. Illinois Tech students Travis Smith (manager) and team members Cooper Van Kampen, Jacob Knific, William Gaylord, Hannah Leland, and Andreas Vassilakos
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.
S. Raschid Muller
More than a decade of direct experience in the federal sector with agencies such as the U.S. Navy and the National Security Agency
The morning keynote speaker is the former Defense Information Systems Agency faculty chair at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
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