ISSA Middle Tennessee Chapter

Annual CyberNow Summit

  • 09/01/2020
  • 09/03/2020
  • Online

The InfraGard Birmingham Members Alliance invites you to the 5th Annual CyberNow Summit, presented by the Birmingham IMA in partnership with TechBirmingham and the Central Alabama ISSA, September 1 – 3, 2020.  

This year’s Cyber Now Summit will be a two day, all live, virtual conference, plus a full day Threat Defense Challenge presented by Trend Micro. This will be a live stream event, broadcast from the Forge Workspace at the Pizitz Center, and featuring Discord channels for members, sponsors and speakers, to maximize audience engagement.

Keynote speakers include Gary Warner and Dan Clemons, who co-founded the InfraGard Birmingham Members Alliance in 2000, and are both recognized internationally for their work and innovation in cyber-security and direct involvement with law enforcement and Fortune 500 companies, actively tracking and disrupting criminal and terrorist networks.  

GARY WARNER, Director of Research UAB / Director of Threat Intelligence at Dark Tower 

Emerging Technology/State of Cyber Threat 

Gary Warner is Director of Research in Computer Forensics at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB). He is also Director of the UAB Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensic Research, a world-class research center noted for expertise in combating all forms of Cyber Crime. More than 150 students have worked as employees or volunteers in the UAB Computer Forensics Research Lab, which was established in March of 2010, serving the community by assisting in investigations for many companies, including Microsoft and Facebook, as well as law enforcement agencies. In 2012, inventions and patents from the lab were licensed to create Malcovery Security, acquired in 2015 by PhishMe, where Warner serves as Chief Threat Scientist. 

DAN CLEMENS, CEO/Founder, ShadowDragon/Packet Ninjas 

Using Your Skills for Good 

As the CEO of Packet Ninjas, Dan has led a sophisticated team of cybersecurity professionals who identify, investigate and respond to complex and urgent threats around the world.  With deep expertise in both offensive and defensive security disciplines, Daniel has worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies and international clients in Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. He has been a featured speaker at events such as BlackHat, Defcon and Underground Economy, and has been interviewed by CNBC, Reuters, the Huffington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. 


If you prefer postal mail, our address is: 

Middle Tennessee ISSA Chapter

P.O. Box 1431

Brentwood, TN 37027-1431

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