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11-3-17

Minnesota puts spotlight on cybersecurity

SCTimes

When industry, government and higher education representatives gathered in late October for a Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis, it was hardly the first time the state had put a focus on the topic.

 

10-27-17

Cyber threats ‘escalating at a rapid rate’

Finance & Commerce

Threats are darkening the digital landscape at an alarming rate, and the business community is not doing enough to confront the issue. That was the gist of “When the Levee Breaks,” an information-packed talk delivered Wednesday at the Cyber Security Summit 2017 in Minneapolis.

 

10-25-17

Experts Urge Healthcare Facilities, Device Makers to Redouble Efforts to Address Cybersecurity Challenge

AAMI

The healthcare technology industry has yet to develop a full understanding of the cybersecurity landscape and has a narrow view of its potential vulnerabilities, according to several experts who spoke at the Cyber Security Summit 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.

 

10-25-17

Daily Digest: Cybersecurity and the state

Minnesota Public Radio

Gov. Mark Dayton told a gathering of cybersecurity experts in Minneapolis Tuesday that he has trouble sleeping when he dwells too long on the possible damage hackers could do to state government. He said the obsolescence of many state computer systems has ironically protected them from attacks. Dayton got only a fraction of the spending he proposed for technology and cybersecurity upgrades last session. He plans to try again next year. But he told reporters after his speech that it’s been a tough concept to sell. “It’s hard when it’s in competition for funding with somebody’s rundown bridge or a needed new college library or even a new snowmobile trail to compete and get that level of priority and funding that it needs.” Some Republican lawmakers say they were willing to spend the money, but Dayton sent it to state employees instead.

 

10-24-17

Legislators hope ‘Passport’ will help ID theft victims get lives back

Kare 11 News

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Governor Dayton kicked off an international Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis on Tuesday by arguing for more funding to keep residents and state data safe from future threats.

“In state government we have a lot of work to do to get where we need to be,” Dayton said.

Shortly after Dayton’s remarks, two Republican legislators at the the state capitol unveiled their plans to introduce legislation that will help victims of past cyber security breaches get their lives back.

 

10-24-17

Cyber Security Summit Aims To Protect Community

5 Eyewitness News

The two-day Cyber Security Summit that takes place every year in the Twin Cities features nationally recognized security experts together in one room attempting to fight against foreign and domestic attacks.

For the average Minnesotan, what’s being discussed in the meeting room impacts personal banking, trade secrets and even the Super Bowl.

 

10-24-17

Dayton, Lawmakers to Tackle Cybersecurity

5 Eyewitness News

Gov. Mark Dayton told those in attendance at Cyber Security Summit 2017 in Minneapolis that he plans to try to boost spending to protect the state from millions of daily cyber attacks.

“The state of Minnesota is attacked over three million times every day,” Dayton saidr. “The attacks originate from over 150 countries.”

 

10-24-17

Cyber Security Increasingly Becoming A Concern For Lawmakers

CBS Minnesota

Security breaches at Equifax exposed the private financial data of 150 million consumers.

Stolen bank cards and Social Security numbers make identity theft much more likely for those affected by the breach.

In response, Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are proposing a special state license for consumer who are victims of identity theft.

 

10-24-17

Fight against hackers continues at the Cyber Security Summit

Fox 9 News

The internet’s not going away–and neither are criminals.

That means the Cyber Security Summit 2017, inside the Minneapolis Convention Center through Wednesday, could be among the best shields against the web’s perpetual menace: hackers.

“This really is more like the defense of a city than like a war,” said Andrew Borene, the Summit’s Chairman Emeritus. “This year we’ve got more than 800 leaders from businesses, the government and academia coming together to discuss best practices and solutions to help make a safer more secure cyber space.”

 

10-24-17

Dayton Tells Security Conference Minnesota Prone To Cyber Attacks

CBS Minnesota

Governor Mark Dayton today told a national cyber-security conference meeting in Minneapolis that Minnesota’s state computer systems are prone to attack, Pat Kessler reports

 

10-24-17

Cyber Security Experts Convene In Minneapolis

CBS Minnesota

Mary McGuire reports on the problems under discussion at the Cyber Security Summit

 

2-24-17 Cyber Security Summit Announces Chairman Emeritus Andrew Borene and 2017 Advisory Board

Newswire.com

Cyber Security Summit is pleased to announce that defense industry executive and national security attorney Andrew Borene has been named as Chairman Emeritus. Borene has served as both Chair and Co-Chair of previous summits in the Twin Cities.

 

10-11-16 Bloomington Hosts Cyber Security Summit 2016

KSTP TV Channel 5 

Cyber Security Summit 2016 is drawing leaders from around the world to Bloomington this week. It brings together people from the private and public sectors, from the Department of Homeland Security to Security tech company Symantec.

 

10-3-16 MN.IT’s Chris Buse Named Public Sector Visionary Leader of the Year by Cyber Security Summit 2016

prweb.com

Chris Buse, Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Minnesota, has been named this year’s Public Sector Visionary Leader of the Year by the Cyber Security Summit.

 

10-3-16 Brian Isle named Private Sector Visionary Leader of the Year by Cyber Security Summit 2016

prweb.com

Brian Isle, senior fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Technological Leadership Institute and co-founder and former CEO of Adventium Labs, has been named this year’s Private Sector Visionary Leader of the Year by Cyber Security Summit 2016.

 

9-28-16 MN ISSA partners with Cyber Security Summit

The Minnesota Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association

MN ISSA announced their partnership with the sixth annual Cyber Security Summit, which brings together leaders from Fortune 500 companies, major security firms, insurance, government and academia to discuss today’s cyber challenges.

 

9-28-16 U.S. Cyber Security Experts to Convene in Minneapolis for Cyber Security Summit 2016

prweb.com

The event will feature U.S. Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding, who is charged with protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure from cyber risk, as well as the former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and cyber representatives from Fortune 500 companies including Target, IBM, UnitedHealth Group, AT&T and more.

 

9-23-16 Cyber Security Summit Returns to Minneapolis

bbb.org

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is once again a supporter of Cyber Security Summit 2016, which will be held October 11-12 at Mall of America in Minneapolis. The purpose of the Summit is to bring business leaders and experts in IT and cyber security together, along with representatives from academia, government and law enforcement, to pool knowledge and resources and provide solutions to a growing range of cyber threats.

 

4-15-16 Cyber Security Summit Recognized among 2016 Titans of Technology

Minneapolis St.Paul Business Journal

On April 14th, Cyber Security Summit was acknowledged for its contributions towards Minnesota’s innovative ecosystem of business and technology.Eileen Manning, Cyber Security Summit executive producer, was honored for her role in growing the Summit in its six years and keeping this critical subject at the forefront of discussions.

 

1-11-16 Specialist from NIST shares small business cyber security fundamentals

Cyber Security Business

A computer security specialist from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently addressed a gathering of small and mid-sized business people at the 2015 Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis.

 

10-14-15 U Of M Technological Leadership Institute hosts 2015 Cyber Security Summit

University of Minnesota

Annual two-day conference brings nationally-renowned experts together to improve the state of cyber security.

 

10-13-15 Former U.S. Counterterrorism Tsar Matthew Olsen to Keynote Cyber Security Summit 2015 in Minneapolis

StreetInsider.com

Mr. Olsen served as General Counsel for the National Security Agency and held key roles at the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

6-10-15 OPM Data Hack may Cause Extra Alarm for Troops

Marine Corps Times

The largest data hack in government history could leave some troops at risk of having their personal information exploited or exposed. Cyber Security Chairman Andrew Borene shares his perspective.

 

3-20-15 How Secure is Your Data?

Minnesota Public Radio

Cyber Security Summit advisory board member Eran Kahana was one of the featured guests during a recent Friday Roundtable on MPR News. The discussion centered on data security, surveillance and privacy issues. The other guests were Bruce Schneier, security technologist and author of “Data and Goliath,” and J. Brian Atwood, Chair of the Development Assistance Committee for the OECD.

 

2-11-15 New Cyber Security Intelligence Center

Beta Critical Mention

Cyber Security Summit Chairman, Andrew Borene, talks with Al Jazeera America about the new cyber security intelligence center.

 

10-21-14 U Of M Hosts 4th Annual Cyber Security Summit

WCCO Channel 4

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Cyber security experts are calling the last twelve months “the year of the large scale breach.” With companies like Target and Home Depot being hacked, leaders in the business and technology communities are teaming up to end cyber security crime. On Tuesday, the University of Minnesota held the 4th annual Cyber Security Summit. More than 350 cyber security leaders from 21 states and seven countries attended. WCCO’s Kate Raddatz was among them at the summit.

 

10-21-14 Cyber Security Experts in Minneapolis as Data Breach Concerns Rise

Rick Kupchella’s – Bring Me the News

The nation’s top cyber security experts are descending on Minneapolis this week after a year of high-profile data protection failures affecting millions of consumers.

The fourth annual Cyber Security Summit, being held at The Commons Hotel at the University of Minnesota, opened Tuesday as news broke that Staples is investigating a possible data breach in the Northeast, NBC reports.

If a breach occurred, the Massachusetts-based company would become the latest in a growing line of national chains targeted by hackers in the past 12 months, with notable others including Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase and, of course, Twin Cities retail giant Target.

Target was the victim of one of the biggest attacks in November and December last year, as hackers compromised around 40 million customers’ credit and debit cards. Forbes put the total cost of the breach to shareholders at almost $150 million.

It is because of these major breaches that this year’s Cyber Security Summit is considered to be the most important one yet, and a news release for the event says the issue of large-scale breaches will be tackled head on by the 300 government, business and academic experts in attendance.

 

9-24-14 Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Proclaims October 2014 Cyber Security Awareness Month

The state of Minnesota recognizes that it has a vital role in identifying, protecting, and responding to cyber threats, which may have a significant impact to our individual and collective security and privacy.

 

9-19-14 Plugged In: October 2014

Twin Cities Business

With speakers from the nation’s front lines of cyber security, including Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of homeland security. This summit, sponsored by Symantec and law firm Maslon, is for tech professionals, business executives, managers, lawyers and policymakers. Learn how to combat the complex and growing problem of cyber security to ensure your business information is protected. Session topics include password security, cyber resiliency, and liability.

 

9-19-14 Minneapolis Hosts the 2014 Cyber Security Summit Oct. 21-22

Minnesota Business Magazine

Cyber Security Summit 2014 has announced its lineup of keynote speakers. The two-day Summit, held on October 21-22 at The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis, will bring together business leaders, policymakers and security researchers to learn about the issue of cyber security and collaborate on solutions to the problem.

 

8-29-14 Cyber Security Summit 2014 Announces Keynote Speakers

PWWeb

Cyber Security Summit 2014 has announced its lineup of keynote speakers. The two-day Summit, held on October 21-22 at The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis, will bring together business leaders, policymakers and security researchers to learn about the issue of cyber security and collaborate on solutions to the problem.

 

8-28-14 Andrew Borene Appointed to Chair of 2015 Cyber Security Summit

PWWeb

The 2014 Cyber Security Summit is less than two months away and will contain more actionable takeaways for attendees than ever before. However, with cyber threats showing no signs of slowing down, plans are already well underway for the 2015 Summit, beginning with today’s announcement of the 2015 Summit Chair: Andrew Borene.

 

4-23-14 Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Symantec Corporation

Symantec has established the most comprehensive source of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. This network monitors threat activity in over 157 countries and territories through a combination of Symantec products and services such as Symantec DeepSight™ Threat Management System, Symantec™ Managed Security Services, Norton™ consumer products, and other third-party data sources.