Expert panel to address cybersecurity threats, prevention

BOULDER — The Cybersecurity Power Breakfast, providing businesses with key information on how to secure data, recognize threats and deal with cyber attacks when they occur, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, in Boulder.

The event, presented by EKS&H LLLP, Flood and Peterson Insurance Inc., Colorado State University and Webroot Inc, will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Jewish Community Center’s Levine Hall, 6007 Oreg Ave.

The Cybersecurity Power Breakfast will explore the issues that compromise business’ data security, including how high-profile data breaches have cost corporations billions of dollars, as well as the destructive tools and methods used by hackers to target individuals, small businesses and large corporations.

The event will include a keynote presentation from Rick Robinson, offering manager, encryption and key management for IBM Corp. Robinson will discuss Watson for Cyber Security, the industry’s first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers.

Other speakers include David Dufour, senior director of engineering and cybersecurity for Webroot, Dan Domagala, technology strategist for EKS&H, Holly Watkins, diversified practice leader with Flood and Peterson and Stephen Hayne, professor, computer information systems department at Colorado State University. Hayne will moderate the discussion.

Tickets for the Cybersecurity Power Breakfast can be purchased for $19.49 at https://events.bizwest.com/events/cyber-security-power-breakfast/