Wombat Wisdom 2017

Join us September 13 and 14 in Pittsburgh, PA where for the third 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 2017 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. Registration and more details to come in April 2017!

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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.

     
7:30-8:30 AM   Breakfast
     
8:30-9:00 AM    Welcome from our CEO Joe Ferrara
     
9:00-10:00 AM    What’s Next?
     
10:00-10:30 AM    Keynote: A Strategy Map for Leaders by Derek Brink, vice president
and research fellow at Aberdeen Group and Adjunct Faculty at
Harvard University and Brandeis University
     
10:30-10:45    Break
     
10:45 AM-12:15 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.
     
12:15-1:30 PM    Industry Roundtable Lunch
     
1:30-2:00 PM    Customer Case Study
     
2:00 – 3:00 PM    Featured Presentation
     
3:00 – 3:30 PM   Customer Case Study
     
3:30-3:45 PM    Mini Customer Case Study
     

*agenda subject to change

   
     
    We are working on a fun event and dinner for everyone to wind down,
relax and get know each other!

 

     
8:00-9:00 AM    Breakfast
     
9:00-9:30 AM    Beyond the Phish 2017 
     
9:30-10:00 AM    Customer Case Study
     
10:00-10:15 AM    Mini Customer Case Study
     
10:15-10:30    Break
     
10:30 AM-12:00 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.
     
12:00-1:00 PM    Lunch
     
1:00-1:30 PM    Panel Discussion: Obstacles
     
1:30-1:45 PM    Mini Customer Case Study
     
1:45-2:30 PM   Reporting Overview and Examples
     
2:30-2:45 PM    Break
     
2:45-3:00 PM   Mini Customer Case Study
     
3:00-4:00 PM   Customer Keynote: TBA
     
4:00-4:15 PM   Wrap
     

*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

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

 

Click below for registration information for our 2017 Wombat Wisdom Conference.

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security awareness training conference

To be considered for a speaker session during the Wombat Security Wombat Wisdom Conference 2017, please review the following details and potential topics.

Presentation Specifications:

Presenters must be Wombat Security customers.

Presenter sessions for the conference include:

  • (6) 15-minute customer case studies: 7-10 minutes for presentations with 5 minutes for Q&A
  • (2) 30-minute customer case studies: 20 minutes for presentation with 10 minutes for Q&A

Topics:

Customers can present on any topic, but some starter ideas are:

  • Things I wish I would have known before starting my own security awareness program.
  • Why I switched from a homegrown security awareness program to Wombat.
  • How do you report up to the C-suite and Board?
  • How have you gamified your program and what have the results been?
  • How have you sold your program internally to stakeholders?
  • Overview of program and results.
  • Program obstacles and how your overcame.
  • Share something unique you may be doing with your program.

Call for Papers closes on June 18, 2017. Speakers will be notified by July 1, 2017, and will have their registration costs waived for the conference.

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