Central Illinois Cyber 2021
Thursday, October 21 • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. CT
Par-A-Dice Hotel Conference Center
21 Blackjack Boulevard, East Peoria, IL 61611
You're cordially invited to attend this premier cybersecurity event.
As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Pearl Technology is hosting Central Illinois Cyber 2021 in person, with a virtual option available. Pending pandemic guidelines, the event may go fully online. Watch for updates!
Formerly Go Secure, Central Illinois Cyber 2021 offers a choice of two tracks—a conference or a "Capture the Flag" exercise.
- Earn continuing education credit*
- Enter drawing to win a Smartwatch of choice (Apple Watch or Samsung Galaxy watch)*
In the Main Conference Room, virtual attendance available as well
- Learn from a variety of speakers and topics—
1 to 3:45 p.m.**
- Social hour to follow (wine, beer, soda)—4 to 5 p.m.
In the Plaza Room (next door), only available to in-person attendees
Test your cybersecurity knowledge with an interactive "Capture the Flag"—1 to 5 p.m.
A Cyber "Capture the Flag" exercise consists of a series of challenges that vary in difficulty, requiring the application of numerous skill sets to solve. Once a challenge is solved, players receive a "flag" and submit it to the scoring system for points. Challenges often have hints along the way, building off a common theme with the event. More details to be provided at the event.
Register by October 20th to assure your spot at this event!
#BeCyberSmart—sign up now!
*Must sign up and attend webinar.
Infragard Plays in Peoria
Discussion of InfraGard, which is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and members of the private sector for the protection of U.S. Critical Infrastructure.
President of Pearl Technology
Supervisory Special Agent, FBI
Developments and Trends in Cyber Threats and Incident Response
From the FBI's viewpoint, state and development of cyber threats within the past year, trends in threat analysis and incident response, and the role of law enforcement in cyber security.
Special Agent, FBI
Computer Scientist, FBI
The Convolutions of Threat Attribution
Threat attribution is the who, what, and why behind cyber attacks. In this talk, we'll cover the basics of how attribution is done and why it's important.
Sr. Principal Analyst - Threat Intelligence, Mandiant
Automation technologies enhancing social engineering attacks.
Senior Vice President/Security and Operations, Pearl Technology