Wombat Wisdom 2018

Join us September 18 - 20 in Pittsburgh, PA where for the fourth consecutive year, we are bringing together some of the brightest minds in security to share ideas and actionable concepts around the continuous improvement of security awareness and training programs. The 2018 Wombat Wisdom Conference is open to both Wombat customers and non-customers and will offer insight from the Wombat team, outside experts, and your peers on how to run an effective security awareness and training program.

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Wombat Wisdom Agenda and Information

Last year, our audience of over 150 security awareness practitioners gave our content high marks and requested even more opportunities to hear from each other, so we have built this year’s agenda around more customer presentations and networking time.  Read about the top five tips and insights from last year’s conference: 

Five Tips and Insights from the 2016 Wombat Wisdom Conference 

Join us from 6:00-9:00 PM for a Welcome Reception to meet your fellow attendees as well as the Wombat team.

     
7:00-8:15 AM   Breakfast
     
8:15-8:30 AM    Welcome
     
8:30-9:00 AM    Vision Presentation from our President and CEO Joe Ferrara
     
9:00-10:15 AM    What's Next?
     
10:15-10:30 AM   Break
     
10:30-11:00 AM   A Look at Our New User Experience from our UI/UX Manager Nick McClay
     
11:00-11:45 AM   Looking Ahead: The Wombat Vision for Business Intelligence from our Product Manager Joe Lipple
     
11:45 AM -12:00 PM   Track Overview
     
12:00-1:30 PM   Lunch
     
1:30-3:00 PM   Track Sessions, Choose One:
  • Security Awareness Foundations Track: Will cover how to get
    a program started and best practices; perfect for anyone new
    to security awareness and training or Wombat Security.
  • Executive Track: Will provide executive team members
    the opportunity to have higher level discussions about
    risk and cyber security topics with their peers, including
    Brink’s workshop on quantifying risks of phishing.
  • Customer Discussion Track: Will give time for more deep
    dive discussions and feedback about specific products.
    This track is open to Wombat customers only.
     
3:00-3:20 PM    Break
     
3:20-4:00 PM    Keynote: A Strategy Map for Leaders by Vice President and Research Fellow at Aberdeen Derek Brink
     
5:00 PM    Explore Pittsburgh in a fun way by being part of The Great Wisdom Chase! Finish off the evening with dinner and drinks at a local restaurant.
     

*agenda subject to change

   
     

 

     
7:30-8:45 AM    Breakfast
     
8:45-9:00 AM    Morning Welcome
     
9:00-9:50 AM    Customer Keynote: Ethical Phishing Deployment: What I Wish I'd Known by Customer & Colleague Security Awareness Manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland Lesley Marjoribanks
     
9:50-10:10 AM    Customer Panel Discussion: Managed Services
     
10:10-10:30 AM   Customer Presentation: The Pittsburgh Road to User Awareness: Lessons Learned 2 Years In by an Information Security Architect at a global manufacturing company
     
10:30-10:45 AM   Break
     
10:45-11:45 AM   Panel Discussion: Risky Behavior Escalation: Carrot or the Stick?
     
11:45 AM -1:15 PM    Lunch
     
1:15-2:15 PM   Track Sessions, Choose One:
  • Security Awareness Foundations Track: Will cover how to get
    a program started and best practices; perfect for anyone new
    to security awareness and training or Wombat Security.
  • Executive Track: Will provide executive team members
    the opportunity to have higher level discussions about
    risk and cyber security topics with their peers, including
    Brink’s workshop on quantifying risks of phishing.
  • Customer Discussion Track: Will give time for more deep
    dive discussions and feedback about specific products.
    This track is open to Wombat customers only.
     
2:15-2:30 PM    Break
     
2:30-2:50 PM    Customer Presentation: Getting Your Company Hooked on Your  Phishing Program by a Chief Privacy Officer at a technology company
     
2:50-3:10 PM    Customer Session: Corporate Phish Challenge Update 2017 by an InfoSec Awareness Manager at a financial company
     
3:10-3:30 PM   Customer Presentation: Click this Link by a Sr. Information Security Analyst at a healthcare organization
     
3:30-4:00PM    What You Need to Know About GDPR by Alan Levine, Security Adviser to Wombat Security
     
4:00-4:15 PM   Closing Remarks
     
*agenda subject to change    
     

 

   

 

This year’s conference will be held at the:

Marriott Pittsburgh City Center - 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

You can book a room here. Rate ends August 18th.

Registration includes:

  • Two full days of content
  • Evening reception on September 12
  • Breakfast and lunch on September 13 and 14
  • Evening event on September 13

 

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