October 15, 2018
Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull CT 06611

A Security Conference for Business & Security Leaders

We are looking for qualified speakers to present on cybersecurity news / trends, practical applications of forensics, and audit, risk management, legal, and compliance implications.

NEACS is aligned with National Cyber Security Awareness Month activities and seeks to reach a broad audience. This dynamic annual summit is expertly crafted to deepen our collective understanding of challenges and opportunities facing boards, business leaders, security & technology professionals.

Potential speakers must submit a topic, a presentation abstract, and a bio for review by the NEACS Program Committee. The proposed conference tracks are: AUDIT, SECURITY, GOVERNANCE, and LEGAL / COMPLIANCE. Presentation sessions are 50 minutes, including time for Q&A during or after the presentation.

Proposal requirements:   Submit proposals to [email protected] by August 15, 2018.

  • Speaker Name and Bio [up to 200 words]
  • Title of Presentation
  • Topic/Session Details [up to 400 words]
               Provide session topics, outline and attendee benefits from attending.
              [This detail will be utilized by the NEACS Program Committee to select speakers and topics for the                 Summit.]

  • Technical rating
               General Interest
               Long abstract [up to 200 words, to be used to market sessions to attendees.]
               Short abstract [up to 50 words, to be used to market sessions to attendees.]

How does selection work?

If your topic is selected, you will be notified after August 15, 2018. Presentation decks for accepted speakers must be provided by September 15, 2018 for review and approval by the NEACS Program Committee. The Committee will review decks for content and relevancy. 

No company, product, service, or solution pitches should be included the content. The Committee at its sole discretion may not accept presentations that deviate from this requirement or may request revisions of the submitted materials.

What are attendees looking for?

  • Information / learning they can apply to their jobs.
  • Best practices / lessons learned.
  • Real implementation stories and detailed case studies.
  • Intermediate to advanced topics for experienced security professionals.
  • Dynamic expert speakers.
  • No product or solution pitches.

Topics of Interest at NEACS 2018

This annual conference brings together the best and the brightest for one day of dialogue, networking, and cutting-edge insight.

The following is a list of potential topics that may be of interest to the NEACS attendees: 

  • Advanced Persistent Threats and Targeted Attacks
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Audit Transformation
  • Big Data Security & Governance
  • DLT and Blockchain
  • Boardroom Cyber Focus
  • Cloud Security
  • Cyber Crime
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Cyber Risks
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Dark Web
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Enterprise Defense
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Government Role in Cybersecurity
  • Hackers & Threats
  • Identity Management
  • Information Security Policy
  • Information Security Trends
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Insider Threats
  • Internet of Things Security & Risks
  • Mobile Security
  • Network & Perimeter Security
  • Privacy
  • Regulations and Cybersecurity Frameworks (e.g. SEC, FFIEC, PCI, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, GDPR, HIPAA, HITRUST, NY DFS, CIS CSC)
  • Risk Analytics
  • Robotics / Automation
  • Security Analytics & Forensics
  • Security Awareness & Training
  • Security Strategy & Architecture
  • Social Engineering

NEACS Chair: Pamela Gupta, ISC(2) Connecticut Chapter

NEACS Steering Committee:
Alexander Abramov, ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter
William Feher, IIA Westchester/Fairfield
Kim Zywno, ISACA Greater Hartford Chapter

NEACS 2018
North East Annual Cybersecurity Summit
October 15, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull CT 06611
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