Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. CDT

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There is no question that Cybersecurity is important, but how many organizations are truly prepared? What assets should you focus on protecting? Is your company allocating enough resources towards this tactic? What threats should you be most concerned about?

This live, two-part 90-minute webinar will feature multiple experts that will provide you with a breakdown of the basics and importance of cybersecurity in our industry.

What you’ll learn:

  • Cybersecurity fundamentals, including concepts, terms, key players and common misconceptions
  • Effective cybersecurity approaches and incident response
  • How to align cyber risks with your existing priorities
  • How set a clear cybersecurity path forward for your organization
About the presenters:
Gabriel Whalen
Gabriel Whalen, Manager, Information Security Solutions Practice, CDW
Gabriel Whalen leads a team of Information Security solution architects and assessment specialists supporting all of CDW’s customers. Whalen previously worked in the national intelligence and security community as a counterintelligence subject matter expert and in the private sector, providing enterprise security assessments to customers in a variety of industries, including manufacturing. Whalen is also a past recipient of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center’s Supply Chain Protection Award.
Ryan Layton
Ryan Layton, Founder, CEO, SecuvantRyan Layton is an accomplished business and technology professional with 20+ years of experience working with C-Level executives within the Fortune 1000 space. As Co-founder and CEO of Secuvant, Layton oversees vision, strategy and execution efforts for the firm. He has a proven track record utilizing his business and financial background to understand and leverage technology to meet business objectives.
Don Ainslie
Don Ainslie, EVP, Risk Services, Sales, Secuvant
Don Ainslie has deep connections within the US commercial sector and intelligence community. Ainslie previously served as a Senior Partner and Practice Leader of Deloitte & Touche’ Enterprise Risk and Security Services and was also Deloitte’s first Global Security Officer and Global Chief Information Security Officer. Additionally, Ainslie has built several commercial security organizations from the ground up and served more than 15 years in the military, intelligence, and defense industries.
Jim Walker
Jim Walker, Board Member, SecuvantJim Walker is an Executive Vice President with 40 years of experience in the agriculture and heavy equipment industries, recently retiring from CASE IH as EVP of North American Operations. In his Board role at Secuvant, Walker brings the cybersecurity capabilities and expertise of Secuvant to the industry he knows so intimately. Walker’s professional affiliations include serving on the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Board of Directors, including terms as Vice Chair and Treasurer.


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