Cybersecurity Conference to be held Sept. 14

A cybersecurity conference will bring together speakers in government, academia and industry to explore the evolving threat landscape and industry-developed best practices for protecting your organization.

The Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce will host the fifth annual Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference on Sept. 14 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. A distinguished lineup of security experts will examine what leaders can do to defend critical infrastructure and deter malicious actors.

The event will be headlined by the Deputy Commander of the USCYBERCOM, Lt. General Timothy Haugh. Other featured speakers include U.S. Senator Mike Rounds; Dr. Ashley Podhradsky, Dakota State University; Jim Hanson, Avera; Katelyn Flowers-Velasquez, USGS EROS; and Kyle Hendrickson, Eide Bailly LLP.

Businesses of every size need a cybersecurity plan. This conference will offer valuable insight into domestic and foreign threats facing businesses, best practices for mitigating cyber risk, and ways in which leaders in business and government can respond to significant cyber threats.

The 2022 Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference is a collaboration between the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau. SDN Communications is the lead sponsor of the event and AARP, Eide Bailly LLP, PREMIER Bankcard and Marsh & McLennan Agency are supporting sponsors.

Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference
Tuesday, Sept. 14
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sioux Falls Convention Center

Keynote Speaker: Lt. General Timothy Haugh, USCYBERCOM

Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh is the deputy commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, which directs, synchronizes and coordinates cyberspace planning and operations to defend and advance national interests in collaboration with domestic and international partners. The Command’s focus areas include defending the DoDIN, providing support to combatant commanders for the execution of their missions around the world, and strengthening our nation’s ability to withstand and respond to cyber-attacks. Haugh was previously the commander of the Cyber National Mission Force and has held other senior roles at USCYBERCOM, including director of intelligence and deputy chief of Joint Task Force-Ares.