LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaco Los Angeles, a placement firm specializing in interim consultants and executive search for finance, accounting and IT positions, will present the Cybersecurity Roundtable, an information security risk forum discussing today's most critical issues facing organizations worldwide led by top industry experts. The Cybersecurity Roundtable will be held on Thursday, June 30, 7:30am-10:00am at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills and is open for CTOs, CIOs, IT directors and managers, and other technology professionals with responsibilities for infosecurity and risk management.
The presenters are Jason Smolanoff, president, CISO Advisory & Investigations and former FBI cyber supervisory special agent, and Dr. Suzanne Miller, PhD, CHS, CISA, CISM, PCIP, QSA, Vaco Risk Solutions. The event will include breakfast, a roundtable presentation on vital cybersecurity threats and how to face them, free giveaways and door prizes.
The presentation is "The Hacker's Tool Box: #1 Most Effective Tool – Digital Social Engineering" and it will cover the threats and attacks organizations can expect, the risks these attacks bring, the most common social engineering tactics employed by hackers and criminal actors, and how IT organizations can anticipate and protect against them.
Jason Smolanoff is president of CISO Advisory & Investigations, which specializes in investigating sophisticated computer and network intrusions conducted by state-sponsored and organized crime actors, information security risk assessments, and investigations to support criminal, civil, regulatory and internal corporate matters, including those involving leaks of confidential and regulated information, theft of trade secrets, and copyright and trademark infringement. Previously he served as a supervisory special agent in the FBI, where he oversaw a cyber national security squad comprised of special agents and intelligence analysts, with an emphasis on counterintelligence and counterterrorism. Smolanoff investigated and supported the prosecution of the two largest phishing and intellectual property rights investigations in history, Operation Phish Phry and Operation Summer Solstice.
Dr. Suzanne Miller, partner and practice leader, Vaco Risk Solutions, is a recognized international expert in information privacy and security assurance with more than 25 years of experience. She has provided regulatory compliance mentoring and consulting services for the banking, hospitality, logistics and healthcare industry as well as state and local governments, and Fortune 100 companies.
"Our clients understand that the risk for a major cybersecurity attack is enormous and they need the right expertise and team in place to build out effective infosecurity systems and continue to update and strengthen their technology defenses," said Devon Zopfi, partner, Vaco Technology. "The speakers at this roundtable bring rich real-world experience and consummate expertise in cybersecurity technologies and practices to help attendees overcome their practical challenges and take their information security systems to the next level."
The Cybersecurity Roundtable will be held on June 30, 2016, 7:30am-10:00am, at the Montage Hotel at 225 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Two hours of free parking will be provided in the underground structure. Seating is limited, so attendees can RSVP by June 23 to Kimberly Foster at Kfoster@vaco.com or 805.371.6320.
About Vaco Los Angeles
Vaco offers consulting, contract and direct hire solutions in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations and general administration. With over 30 offices across the nation, Vaco has been on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing companies for the last nine years. Vaco is dedicated to developing creative client solutions, long-term relationships, and lifelong careers. For more information, visit www.vaco.com. Vaco Los Angeles has been named the #1 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles four times and has also received Gold Stevie Awards for Best Employer and Company of the Year.
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