The completed Conference Program and Schedule will be emailed to all registered attendees and to the CCERP mailing list.

The conference will be held at KSU Center:

  • On Friday, select industry professionals, managers and executives will present sessions on best practices and issues in the management of information security in the organization. Students with valid KSU IDs may attend these presentations free of charge (lunch not included).
  • On Saturday, the conference will follow a traditional academic paper and presentation format.

This draft agenda is subject to change. Email infosec [at] kennesaw [dot] edu to be added to the CCERP mailing list or for the final schedule.

CCERP Agenda

Friday October 19, 2018
Industry Day  --  KSU Center Room 300

8:45a-900a Welcome and Opening Remarks - Herb Mattord, Interim Chair, IS Dept; etc.
9:00a-10:00a Keynote: Will Alexander, RaceTrac, "Beyond the Classroom - What students need to know"
10:15a-11:05a Tim O'Neill, "Why Networks Still Matter"
11:15p-12:05p Brian Albertson, State Farm IT Risk & Compliance, "Six Things I Wish New Employees Knew"
12:05p-1:00p Networking Lunch (KC Room 400)

Panel Discussion: "Beyond the Classroom: What Security Graduates Need to Know"

Panelist: Brian Albertson, Keith Deininger, Tim O'Neill, Betty DuBois, Jeff Jones; Moderator: Herb Mattord

2:00p-2:50p Keith Deininger, SunTrust Bank, "Why Managing 3rd Party Cybersecurity Risk is a Matter of National Security"
3:00p-3:50p Phillip Andreae, "Four Words and Three Concerns as We Think About The Issue Of Digital Identity"
4:00p-4:50p Jeff Jones, Security Officer at a major financial institution: "Integrating SecDevOps into Developer Agile Deployments"
  Day 1 Conference Ends

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Academic Day -- KSU Center Room 400

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8:45a-9:00a Welcome and Opening Remarks - Mike Whitman, Exec Dir - CISE
9:00a-10:20a Keynote Presentation - Davina Pruitt-Mentle, Ph.D., Lead for Academic Engagement,
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) 
10:30a-11:20a Session 1
1A: Room KC 400
1B: Room KC 460
1C: Room KC 462
11:30a-12:20p Session 2
2A: Room KC 400
2B: Room KC 460
2C: Room KC 462
12:20p-1:00p Networking Lunch
1:00p-1:50p Session 3
3A: Room KC 400
3B: Room KC 460
3C: Room KC 462
2:00p-2:25p Session 4
4A: Room KC 400
2:30p-5:00p Faculty Development Workshop Room 400
  Day 2 Conference Ends