GBC to host Cyber Security Threats event

A panel of experts will discuss the implications of cyber security threats for Maryland business during a special Greater Baltimore Committee event on cyber security at 7:30 a.m. April 22 at The Tremont Grand. Speakers will include U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Maryland; Dr. Bill Anderson, CEO and founder, Oculis Labs; Stan Nolen, cyber and critical infrastructure lead, Varen Technologies; and Christian S. Johansson, secretary of business and economic development, Maryland.

Senator Cardin will discuss his role as the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security. He will review the subcommittee’s oversight of United States anti-terrorism enforcement and policy, particularly as it relates to increasing threats of cyber security breaches.

Dr. Anderson, CEO and founder of Oculis Labs, and Mr. Nolen, cyber and critical infrastructure lead at Varen Technologies, will participate in a panel discussion of the recent manifestations of the cyber security threat, how severe the threat is, and what can be done by the private sector to deal with such threats.

Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson will discuss Maryland’s future as the “Epicenter of Cyber Security” and DBED’s efforts to reach out to the state’s cyber security community, catalogue the state’s IT assets, and develop strategies to secure them from attack.

The event media sponsor is The Daily Record.

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