Keynote Speaker Laura Sadowski, the Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS)
Laura Sadowski is Senior Program Specialist for SecureSuite Sales within Sales and Business Services at the Center for Internet Security, Inc (CIS). Built on a foundation of independence and trust, CIS is a globally recognized nonprofit cybersecurity organization with a mission to make the connected world a safer place. Through SecureSuite Sales, Sadowski helps organizations combine and automate the CIS Controls and CIS Benchmarks – the global standard and recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data against the most pervasive attacks. There are currently more than 2,000 businesses and government entities globally that are SecureSuite members. Sadowski and her team are responsible for increasing paid memberships by identifying and qualifying prospects, and building relationships to acquire new SecureSuite members. In her time with CIS, Sadowski has personally secured over 400 new SecureSuite members and more than $4.85 million in direct revenue. CIS SecureSuite Membership provides organizations access to multiple cybersecurity resources, including assessment tools, build content, and best practice guidelines.
Facilitator Jared Humiston, ADKtechs
Jared developed the earliest cyber security programs in the Capital Region before opening ADKtechs in 2005. Over the years, ADKtechs has had steady growth while instilling Jared’s belief that to be successful, ADKtechs needs to provide exceptional customer service, invest in the community, and make continued education a part of everyday practices.