20th Annual IA Forum
Your Remote & Hybrid Workforce
How Secure Is It?
10.27 | 10:00am-2pm
UF Winebrenner TLB Auditorium and Zoom

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All university requirements in effect at the time of the event will be enforced. Currently, masks are required at all times while not actively eating. The event will also be livestreamed for virtual attendees.

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Keynote Speakers

Michael Brian
FBI, Supervisory Special Agent for Cyber Criminal Squad
Michael Brian
FBI, Supervisory Special Agent for Cyber Criminal Squad
Topic:
KEYNOTE PRESENTER

Michael P. Brian has been employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation since 1999 and currently serves as a Supervisory Special Agent for FBI Cleveland’s Cyber Criminal Squad. Prior to being assigned to the Cleveland Field Office, he was assigned to the Baltimore Field Office. Throughout his career he has worked investigations involving bank robberies, violent crimes, crimes against children on the internet, and national security and criminal cyber crimes. Michael is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining the FBI, he worked in the engineering field in the Cleveland area.

Dr. Loren Wagner
Director of Risk, CentraComm
Dr. Loren Wagner
Director of Risk, CentraComm
Topic:
TBD

Loren is actively engaged in helping organizations become more secure and compliant by performing risk assessments and advisory services based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST SP 800-171, and the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Loren is a designated CMMC Registered Practitioner.

 

Prior to joining CentraComm, Loren held global senior management positions for a major manufacturer in information security, networking, and data center operations. Loren is a respected expert in his field and has presented papers and provided dozens of presentations to organizations regarding risk mitigation, cybersecurity & information technology.  Loren has a Doctorate in Information Assurance from the University of Fairfax, an MBA from The University of Findlay and a Certificate in Security Management from the National Defense University. A part-time lecturer at the University of Findlay for more than 20 years, he played a major role in the development of their Information Assurance Program.

Andrew Kurt
Executive Risk Advisor, Hylant
Andrew Kurt
Executive Risk Advisor, Hylant
Topic:
TBD

As an Executive Risk Advisor for Hylant, Andrew Kurt oversees the structuring and placement of executive risk programs for companies throughout the United States and internationally. Andrew has cyber security expertise in both placing cyber programs in the market, and advising clients on program structure, understanding of cyber risk, and breach preparedness for clients.

Matt Hoverman
CISA, Partner, Gilmore Jasion Mahler, LTD
Matt Hoverman
CISA, Partner, Gilmore Jasion Mahler, LTD
Topic:
TBD

Matt Hoverman is Gilmore Jasion Mahler’s director of IT consulting. He has over two decades of professional services experience in systems implementation, information security, internal and external audit, risk management, compliance, and management consulting across multiple industries. Matt has spent his entire career helping companies of all sizes and industries think through their IT and strategic risks, building a roadmap for investment, and executing a plan that aligns with the goals of the business. His experience includes significant involvement in defining the control environment, developing the approach to evaluate the control environment, leading IT control and application reviews, and assisting clients with remediation efforts. Matt is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

 

Matt obtained a bachelor of science in computer science from Bowling Green State University. He is the president of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) NW Ohio Chapter and past board member with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He’s very active in the community and coaching youth sports. He currently serves on the board of trustees for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Toledo and the American Red Cross, as well as the accounting advisory committee for the Bowling Green State University College of Business.

Pat Sadowski
Attorney, Eastman & Smith LTD
Pat Sadowski
Attorney, Eastman & Smith LTD
Topic:
TBD

Patrick A. Sadowski’s current practice areas include nonprofit organization formation and taxation; estate planning; Medicaid planning; probate, estate and trust administration; estate, trust, gift and income taxation; general business law, including mergers and acquisition and business succession planning; and real estate.

He joined Eastman & Smith’s Findlay office in 2008 and is a member in the Firm’s Business Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Practice Groups.

Anna Schroeder
Attorney, Eastman & Smith LTD
Anna Schroeder
Attorney, Eastman & Smith LTD
Topic:
TBD

Ms. Schroeder, an associate with Eastman & Smith, is part of our Health Care, Business Law, and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Practice Groups.  She has experience working with clients on a wide range of corporate matters, such as entity formation, mergers, acquisitions, privacy measures and drafting contracts of all types. In her health care practice, Ms. Schroeder frequently engages in the corporate, transactional and regulatory needs of clients and is familiar with compliance issues including Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other federal and state laws. She also has experience in personal estate planning including the drafting of wills, living wills and powers of attorney.

During law school, Ms. Schroeder was an articles editor on the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution and earned an award for excellence through her work in a mediation clinic. She was a legal intern at the USDA’s Office of the General Counsel, working specifically with the International Affairs, Food Assistance, and Farm and Rural Programs Division, and she also interned with a local hospital where she assisted in resolving patient complaints and training medical staff.  Additionally, Ms. Schroeder worked as a law clerk for the Firm.

Ms. Schroeder is a Bluffton, Ohio, native and currently resides with her husband in Columbus Grove, Ohio.  She serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Franklin County and advocates for children that have been abused or neglected. Ms. Schroeder also volunteers for her church as a religious education teacher and member of the parish council. She enjoys running and has participated in the Glass City Marathon.

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Helen M. Schneider, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Co-Chair of Computer Science


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