We are thrilled to announce the Secure360 Twin Cities 2019 keynote speakers:
The Big AHA: How to Embrace Today’s Trends to Create Tomorrow’s Opportunities
Jack Uldrich is a well-recognized global futurist, speaker, and author of eleven books. He is a frequent speaker on technology, change management and leadership and has addressed hundreds of corporations, associations and nonprofit organizations on five continents. He regularly makes television appearances on the Science Channel, the Discovery Channel and is a frequent guest on major media outlets, including CNN, CNBC and National Public Radio. Uldrich is an ongoing contributor on emerging technologies and future trends for a number of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired Magazine and BusinessWeek. He is a former naval intelligence officer and Defense Department official. He served as the director of the Minnesota Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning under Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura.
The greatest change in the near future will be the rate of change itself — it is accelerating every day. In his enlightening, energetic, entertaining and educational session, Uldrich will share the content from his forthcoming book (“Business as Unusual: The Big AHA”) and outline ten trends transforming businesses, as well as identify a series of concrete actions people can take today in order to future-proof their business models, their customers and themselves against “the tides of tomorrow.”
What’s Your Cybersecurity Plan? How Hacking Can Happen to You, Too
Tarah Wheeler is an information security researcher, political scientist, author, and entrepreneur. She is the Senior Director of Data Trust & Threat and Vulnerability Management at Splunk, as well as a Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America. Previously, she was the Senior Director of Engineering at Symantec Website Security. She is a contributing cybersecurity expert for the Washington Post, and is the lead author of the best-selling Women In Tech: Take Your Career to The Next Level With Practical Advice And Inspiring Stories.
Wheeler has made a career out of advancing the public’s understanding of cybersecurity. While we’re all aware of hacks and leaks, many of us feel that protecting our information is someone else’s job. Do you have a comprehensive plan in place to protect your most important assets? If something goes wrong, how will you react, put out fires, and recover lost trust? In this talk, Wheeler brings depth, warmth, and sparkling humor to an otherwise complex, but necessary, subject. From learning the fundamentals of cryptocurrency to how the Internet of Things might provide a gateway to hackers, Wheeler offers a breakdown of what you need to know—and do—to protect yourself, your partners, and your clients.