San Diego, CA

October 10-12, 2022

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

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Keynote

Mike Lettman

Cyber Security Advisor, Region 9, Department of Homeland Security

CISA logoMike Lettman is the Cyber Security Advisor for Region 9 with the Department of Homeland Security. The mission of cyber security advisors is to provide direct coordination, outreach, and regional support to protect cyber components essential to the sustainability, preparedness, and protection of the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) and State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) governments. Mike has served in several capacities on many cyber and security teams, task forces and committees over his career. He is currently sitting on the Governor’s Arizona Cyber Team (ACT), a member of the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC) and a member of the State of Arizona’s Cyber Disruption Planning Group.

Prior to becoming the Arizona CSA, Mike was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the State of Arizona for 6 years and the CISO for the State of Wisconsin for 8 years. Mike is currently only one of three people in the country that has worked as a CISO for two different state governments. During this time Mike has briefed four Governors offices, many Adjutant General’s and policy advisors on cyber issues, adversaries and threats, creating strategies and recommendations to improve the cyber resilience and maturity of those entities. He supported many high-level events such as the Super Bowl, state  elections, inaugurations and government officials lying in state. In addition to high level events Mike has organized, participated in and successfully completed multiple cyber exercises in both state’s involving government entities, critical infrastructure private sector companies, and the National Guard.

Mr. Lettman is a security evangelist and has spoken at many local and national events on the topic of cyber security. He has worked closely with the FBI, USSS, and local law enforcement to conduct many security investigations and help bring the adversaries to justice.

What Keeps Me Up at Night?

The Merging of Cyber and Physical Security Threats

Tuesday, October 11  |  8:30am – 9:30am

Ever wonder what runs through the mind of a veteran cybersecurity professional after they sign off for the day? Join us for our keynote presentation from Mike Lettman, Cyber Security Advisor (DHS) and former CISO from the states of Arizona and Wisconsin, for insights on the scary things keeping him up at night—including how the cyber and physical threats are merging. Specifically, how a cyber-attack can have physical affects and vice versa.

Through real-life examples, Mike will also share the latest intel about who the bad actors are, the current threats that exist in the cybersecurity landscape, and what emerging cyber threats we all need to be aware of.

Attendees will leave with best practices to protect their technology environment and data as well as what free cyber security resources, alerts, and data, are available from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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