Virtual Power Hour

With the FBI

Zoom Meeting | Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 4:00PM-5:30PM MT

Join us for a virtual Proofpoint Power Hour with the FBI!

This interactive virtual meeting will bring together Colorado-based cybersecurity leaders for an evening of lively discussion with the FBI and Proofpoint.

Special guest speaker, Tory Smith, FBI Special Agent in the Denver Office, will educate attendees on how the Bureau is handling ransomware threats and phishing attacks during this challenging time. Ryan Kalember, EVP of Cybersecurity Strategy, will highlight the latest in threats targeting people, focusing on pandemic-related phishing, cloud account attacks, and the key security controls that can help mitigate the risks inherent in remote work.

As a thank you, each attendee will receive a gift box provided by*

This event is approved and endorsed by (ISC)2 and CPE credits will automatically be credited to your member account within 4-6 weeks.

NOTE: Registration requires a valid email address from your organization’s domain, so Gmail, Hotmail, AOL, Yahoo or any other ISP are not accepted.

*If you cannot or do not wish to accept the gift box please decline in the form above


FBI: Ransomware Threats and Phishing Attacks During This Challenging Time
Proofpoint: Protecting People – Your New Perimeter

Who Should Attend

This event is suitable for information security decision makers, including: CXO, VP of IT, Director of IT; mid-level information security management (Senior Security Manager, IT Security Manager, IT Manager) and technical information security practitioners (Security Engineer, Messaging Architect, IT Analyst).

Featured Speakers

Tory Smith, Special Agent, FBI, Denver Office

FBI Special Agent Tory Smith has been with the FBI for 10+ years working in cyber criminal, cyber national security, and violent crimes against children. Prior to joining the FBI, Smith was a Lead Programmer and IT Manager for over 10 years. Smith graduated from the University of Texas – Arlington with a BS in Information Systems.

Ryan Kalember, EVP, Cybersecurity Strategy, Proofpoint, Inc.

With over 15-years of experience in the information security industry, Ryan Kalember currently leads cybersecurity strategy for Proofpoint and is a sought-out expert for media commentary on breaches and best practices for enterprises as well as consumers. He joined Proofpoint from WatchDox where he served as chief marketing officer and was responsible for successfully building and leading the marketing team through the company’s acquisition by Blackberry. Prior to WatchDox, Ryan was instrumental in running solutions across Hewlett-Packard’s portfolio of security products. He has also held a variety of marketing leadership positions at ArcSight and VeriSign including EMEA regional manager. Ryan received his bachelor's degree from Stanford University, where he studied fault tolerance, cryptography, and authentication algorithms.
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