June 3, 2015

Media Contact:

Lisa Doerner



Effective Strategies for Managing Cyber Security Risks

Discuss the challenges of cyber security and discover ways to protect your business from cyber threats

Rochester, NY - As business operations become more dependent upon storing personal information on computers and the Internet, we are reminded of the daily cyber threats to our businesses, intellectual property, health information, financial information, and our identity. Criminals are becoming more technologically sophisticated, increasing the risk of theft or cyber breaches, putting these personal matters at risk.


On June 17, join Digital Rochester for a discussion on cyber risk and how to prevent a cyber breach from occurring in your business. A panel of digital experts will cover everything from general cyber security, to regulatory and legislative perspectives, to security professional perspectives and cloud services perspective, followed by an open question and answer session at the end of the discussion.


The panel will feature:

  • Keynote - Steve Grogan - VP Professional Services, C1 Secure
  • Ameet Bhattacharya - SVP Channel Enablement, iVEDIX
  • Norm Erwin - Manager Business Solutions, My Digital Link
  • Larry Hessney - Partner, Freed Maxick
  • Travis Masonis - CIO Jewish Senior Life, DR Board IT Leaders Chair
  • Mike Miller - CISSP, Entre Computer Services
  • Bud Peets - CISSP, EBPC, C1 Secure


Learn how to find a balance between usability of information and the security needed to protect that information, as well as understanding and managing external factors including government regulation and industry standards to prevent a cyber breach at your business.


The panel will take place on Wednesday, June 17 at 7:30 a.m. at Locust Hill Country Club. Tickets are $20 for members, $35 for non-members, and $15 for young professionals. Register online at:



About Digital Rochester: 

Digital Rochester was founded in 2000 and is made up of professionals and companies working together to strengthen the Greater Rochester Area's technology business community. DR events and community services include a wide array of educational and networking activities designed to support the growth and success of the Rochester business community. 


In 2010, the organization grew with the inclusion of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) and eBusiness Association (eBA). In 2012, DR entered into a strategic alliance with Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE). This alliance enhances DR's ability to support the Greater Rochester Region's business community.

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