FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Oct 11, 2017

Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University Starts Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, the nation’s foremost authorities in Cyber Security will convene at Augusta University for Cyber Georgia. This premiere event will bring together government, academia and industry experts to provide intelligence and the latest updates on how to improve cybersecurity, education and research.

The two-day conference will zero in on examining cyber threats in the health care industry and better preparing for cyberattacks in the hospital and public health arena. The overall goal is to provide attendees with a positive learning experience that they can incorporate into their work and personal lives.

“We are very excited to co-host this year’s program for the second year in a row,” said Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark. “Today, cybersecurity is a major concern for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Cyber Georgia will provide real solutions for cyber threats that we experience on a day-to-day basis.”

Lt. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Command, and Lt. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and the commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, will deliver this year’s keynote.

The summit will also feature:

  • Seth Carmody, Ph.D., Cyber Security Program Manager, Center for devices and Radiological Health
  • Dr. Gretchen Caughman, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Augusta University
  • Honorable Hardie Davis, Mayor of Augusta, Georgia
  • Keenan Skelly, Vice President of Global Partnerships and Security Evangelist
  • Charles Johnson, CEO of EDTS, LLC and EDTS Cyber, LLC

With over 500 registrants, Cyber Georgia will facilitate necessary discussion providing attendees with a broadened perspective when it comes to fighting back against cyber-attacks. For more information on Cyber Georgia, visit http://www.cyberga.com/

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Keisha N. Hines

Senior Vice President of External Affairs

404.223.2275 – office

khines@gachamber.com

 

Georgia Chamber

As the state’s largest business organization, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce represents investors in every county of our state with a diverse cross-section of over 500 industry sectors. Our membership includes both small storefronts and large corporations – no matter the size or type of business, we provide proactive policy, aggressive advocacy and meaningful investor services that impact your bottom line. Our number one mission is keeping, growing, and creating jobs to make Georgia a better state for business. We work to ensure to economic competitiveness, innovative solutions to challenges the state faces and a commitment to high quality of life. The Georgia Chamber serves as a partner for local chambers across the state. While we have many of the same goals, the Georgia Chamber focuses on statewide issues that impact Georgia’s entire business community.

 

 

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