Cyber Security Series for Business Leaders

SumnerOne has assembled a panel of Saint Louis business leaders and IT Professionals for a cyber security series focused on the NIST Framework. Each session will focus on a specific category of the NIST framework combined with real world experience.

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Multiple Dates (includes light breakfast.)

March-November 2019


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Drury Inn

2111 Sulphur Ave

Saint Louis, MO  63139

Speakers: Matt Gage & Jeffrey Groby, SumnerOne

The focus of this workshop is to talk about protective technology that supports securing the IT infrastructure.  This covers network infrastructure discovery tools that will document the network infrastructure (routers, firewalls, switches, wireless access points), ransomware mitigation tools, post-security breach forensic tools, and password documentation and secure access tools.  Securing the infrastructure requires a toolkit which protects your network.


Jeff GrobyJeffrey Groby is a Tier 3 Systems Engineer for SumnerOne with extensive experience in infrastructure, systems integration, and software development.



Matt Gage Matt Gage is a Technical Architect, Cyber Security Expert & Certified Ethical Hacker for SumnerOne.


Speaker: Dr. Brad Noble, SIUE

The focus of this workshop is to talk about continuous monitoring for information security threats.  The session will take you through "live tracking" of anomalies and extraordinary network traffic so that you can see what appears to be suspicious.  You will also learn about tools that will enable you to monitor potential security threats.


nobleDr. Brad Noble is a Professor of Electrical Engineering with a teaching and research specialization in Network Security, Cyber Security, and Vulnerability Assessment and Risk Mitigation.  Brad has first-hand experience in network analysis, continuous monitoring and vulnerability management.

Speaker: Michael Harris, Columbia Insurance Group

This session deals with risk mitigation processes, including threat and vulnerability management, incident response, disaster recovery plans, remediation, and identifying abnormalities and malicious activities.


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Michael Harris, CISSP, CISSP, is the Information Security Administrator at Columbia Insurance Group in Columbia, MO.  He oversees information security initiatives for 5 regional sites serving 14 states.  He has also served as Principle System Security Analyst and for University of Missouri Health Care, responsible for information security planning, auditing and event response for the University of Missouri healthcare network and school of medicine.  He continues to be an Adjunct Professor For Missouri University teaching masters level cybersecurity and HIPAA classes.


Speaker: Lucie Huger, Greensfelder

Addressing data breaches is the topic of this seminar.  This session will provide expert opinion on how to address data breaches that involve personally identifiable information and how to develop educational measures to safeguard information privacy and security in compliance with state privacy laws and HIPAA requirements.


Lucie Huger HeadshotLucie Huger's practice focuses on providing counsel on data breaches, including those involving HIPAA information privacy, security matters, and state privacy laws.  She is a leader of the firm's efforts to address privacy and security issues for all types of businesses and organizations.

Speaker: Jeff Robertson, Thompson Coburn

The IT Policy Review of the organization's business processes, policies, and technology is an important first step in risk assessment. This involves assessing the current state of the critical IT infrastructure, architecture, applications, and intellectual property.