Wombat Wisdom 2018

Join us at the Wombat Wisdom Conference on September 18-20, 2018 as we bring together some of the industry's brightest minds to share ideas and actionable concepts around the continuous improvement of security awareness and training programs.

Wombat Wisdom 2018

Join us at the Wombat Wisdom Conference on September 18-20, 2018 as we bring together some of the industry's brightest minds to share ideas and actionable concepts around the continuous improvement of security awareness and training programs.

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Wombat's fourth annual user conference will be held in Pittsburgh, PA on September 18-20, and is open to both Wombat customers and non-customers. Our user conference is ideal for CISOs, security program administrators and other security awareness professionals. Join us for:

  • Insights from industry thought leaders
  • Real-world tactics to apply at your organization
  • Product roadmap presentations from the Wombat team
  • Breakout sessions tailored to your needs
  • Thought-provoking discussions with peers
  • Engaging activities and celebrations

You work hard to run an effective security awareness and training program. Ensure you are implementing best practices, while learning additional ways to strengthen your program from industry experts, your peers, and the Wombat team. Check out this year's agenda below.

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Conference Agenda

Tuesday, September 18

  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM: Registration Open
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM: CSM Consultations
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Wisdom Workshop: Leaping Tall Buildings in Many Small Bounds
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Wisdom Workshop Lunch
  • 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM: Proofpoint Solution Overview + Q&A
  • 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM: Wombat Solution Overview + Q&A
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 19

  • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Registration
  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM: Knowledge Cafe
  • 8:05 AM - 8:10 AM: Welcome from Amy Baker
  • 8:10 AM - 8:45 AM: Opening Keynote Address: Protection Starts With People
    • Speaker: Gary Steele, Proofpoint
  • 8:40 AM - 9:15 AM: Security Awareness Strategy
    • Speaker: Joe Ferrara, Wombat Security
  • 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM: Product Update and Roadmap
    • Speakers: Alan Himler, Joe Lipple, Shani Mahler, Mark Wuslich, Matt Lane, Ali Mazzotta, Wombat Security
  • 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: The Humana Security Awareness Training Program: An Inside Look
    • Speaker: Joe Krock, Humana
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Wombat Community
    • Speaker: Mike Bailey, Wombat Security
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Delivering More Meaningful Content
    • Speaker: Shani Mahler, Wombat Security
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Why We Switched from Homegrown Security Awareness Training to a Wombat Solution
    • Speaker: Dacia Gilkey, Georgia Technology Authority
  • 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM: Tips for Deploying a Phishing and Cybersecurity Education Program within a Large Healthcare Environment
    • Speaker: Patrick Healey, Healthcare Company
  • 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM: Wombat Wisdom Trivia
  • 5:15 PM - 9:15 PM: Attendee Appreciation Event: Casino Night

Thursday, September 20

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM: Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM: Knowledge Cafe
  • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: The VAP Treatment
    • Speaker: Kurt Wescoe, Wombat Security
  • 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM: Panel Discussion: Getting Executive Buy-In
    • Speakers: Teresa Banks, University of Arizona Marc-Andre Fortier, Bombardier, Jeff Reed, The Buccini/Pollin Group
  • 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Who, What, Why and How: Advice and Ideas for Planning a Cybersecurity Awareness Week
    • Speaker: Jessica Overton, Financial Services
  • 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Overview of Wombat Resources for Security Awareness Month
    • Speaker: Gretel Egan, Wombat Security
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: #CISOWisdom, Nation-State Attacks, and Why You Need to Believe in Your End Users
    • Speaker: Alan Levine
  • 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM: Prize Drawing Announcement
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Birds of a Feather Lunch
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Network with Your Peers
  • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM: Wombat Reporting Workshop
  • 2:30 PM: Conference Adjourns