|Atlanta, GA – ECIA is pleased to announce that Chuck Brooks, General Dynamics Mission System will present,The Cybersecurity Imperative | Cyber Hygiene and Responding To The Growing Threat Landscape.
Chuck Brooks is the Principal Market Growth Strategist for General Dynamics Mission Systems for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies. LinkedIn named Chuck as one of “The Top Five Tech People to Follow on LinkedIn” out of their 550 million members. He is also an advisor to LinkedIn on cybersecurity and emerging technology issues. In both 2017 and 2016, he was named “Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. He is also a Cybersecurity Expert for “The Network” at the Washington Post, Visiting Editor at Homeland Security Today, and Executive Editor of a forthcoming Newsweek publication on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
“A computer is hacked every 39 seconds. According to the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans (65%) have personally experienced a major data breach,” warns Brooks. “These bad actors — hackers for industrial espionage, political activism, organized crime and terrorists — are predicted to cost the global economy $6 trillion by 2021.”
“There is a growing awareness of the opportunities the connected world provides to hackers and identity thieves, not to mention political operatives,” noted Blair Haas, 2018 Conference Chair and Bud Industries CEO. “Chuck Brooks’ background is in cyber security for a defense contractor and his presentation will offer practical ways to help your company become cyber resilient.”
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