Atlanta Cyber Week

October 2-6, 2017

Highlighting the Pillars of the Region’s Cybersecurity Ecosystem

Atlanta Cyber Week

October 2-6, 2017

Highlighting the Pillars of the Region’s Cybersecurity Ecosystem

Atlanta Cyber Week is a public-private collaboration hosting multiple events during the first week of October that highlight the pillars of the region’s cybersecurity ecosystem and create an opportunity for meaningful interaction between growth oriented cybersecurity companies and our Fortune 1000 client base.

Why Attend?

Cyber Companies

Cybersecurity companies will have multiple opportunities to meaningfully engage with CISO’s from Fortune 500 companies and gain will exposure to resources in the region that facilitate the growth of cyberstartups and cybersecurity firms.

Enterprises

Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers and Chief Information and Security Officers of companies will have meaningful opportunities to engage with cyber companies who have products that address a specific need and to discuss cutting edge policy issues with distinguished government, academic and private sector experts.

International Delegations

Cybersecurity firms from outside the U.S. will have multiple opportunities to meaningfully engage with CISO’s from Fortune 500 companies and have an opportunity to learn and engage with region resources to learn about how best to enter the U.S. market with their product offerings.

Latest Updates

Top 10 Tweets from #ATLCyberWeek

Last week, entrepreneurs, CISOs, government officials and journalists from all over the world came together for the inaugural Atlanta Cyber Week. Throughout the 11 events, #ATLCyberWeek was buzzing on Twitter with attendees sharing their experiences and sessions. Here...

Schedule of Events

Monday, October 2

Info-Sec in the Southeast: A 101 Primer for Atlanta Cyber Week
Georgia Tech presents a survey of cybersecurity’s most pressing and complex issues, especially those affecting the Southeast and metro Atlanta. Faculty from the School of Public Policy will review topics such as corporate security, international agreements, government-industry coordination, information warfare and free speech in a 90-minute primer.

Startups & CISOs @ ATDC Mixer and Discussion
Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center will host a mixer and discussion session for early-stage companies to speak with seasoned leaders, seek their advice, and tap into their expertise.

Tuesday, October 3

Cyber Security in a Globalizing World
In partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber, we invite you to a breakfast discussion featuring General Raymond Odierno, former Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

Fintech Ireland & Fintech Atlanta – Fintech Bridge
A unique event that brings together two great FinTech communities across the Atlantic and gives you the opportunity to expand your network while gaining insight into current innovation trends in two leading global Fintech hubs.

CISO Meetup
Powered by Baker Donelson Cybersecurity Accelerator/FinTech Atlanta/Atlanta Regional Commission

Join us at for a CISO meetup where FinTech CISOs will share their perspective on how startups can position themselves to have the best chance to successfully complete the enterprise sales cycle. All attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn about engaging with the Atlanta metro region’s cybersecurity eco-system through the Baker Donelson Cybersecurity Accelerator.


Wednesday, October 4

Cybercon 2017
Third annual conference bringing together business, governmental and academic leaders to discuss the continually evolving cybersecurity landscape. The conference also offers a product pitch session where selected companies present their products to CIOs and CISOs and other security professionals.


Thursday, October 5

National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) CISO Policy Conference
National policy conference hosted by NTSC addressing cybersecurity issues from a private, public and policy perspective.

Cyber Blur 2017
The meetup will address the increased importance of Cybersecurity on the Edge whether it’s (IT) InformationTechnology, (OT) Operations Technology, or (IOT) Internet of Things.


Friday, October 6

TEDxPeachtree
TEDxPeachtree 2017 speaker Justin Daniels of Baker Donelson will be sharing how persistent and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats affect the way companies and countries operate, and the profound changes that must be made to overcome these threats.

Cybersecurity Lecture Series
Georgia Tech’s Cybersecurity Lecture Series features Dr. Raheem Beyah from the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering for “Out of Control: the expanded attack surface of control systems.”

Georgia State University Cybersecurity Lecture
US Government Cybersecurity Initiatives: Impact on Private Organizations and the Work Force, a talk by Dr. Barry West, Executive-in-Residence, Computer Information Systems Department, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University and Senior Advisor and Senior Accountable Official for Risk Management for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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