MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2015) -  Presenting sponsor Cosentry today announced the Wisconsin Security Summit on October 21st at the Wisconsin Center. The half-day summit is an event for IT professionals and business executives to learn the latest risk mitigation strategies and tools available to protect data assets from cyber attacks. IT and business leaders are encouraged to attend this complimentary event by registering here.

The summit brings noted IT security experts together at a consolidated session to share their experiences with attendees. "Our goal for this event is to provide educational sessions to help business and technology leaders gain a common understanding of current cyber threats, their organization's exposure, and facilitate effective dialog to enhance their cybersecurity posture," said Brad Hokamp, Cosentry's CEO.

Kicking off the summit is a keynote by renowned cybersecurity and identity theft expert and author Jim Stickley, titled "Fraud: The new F-Word." Stickley will demonstrate techniques used by hackers to infiltrate corporations and gain undetected access to sensitive corporate data. Additional general sessions will include:

  • Data Breach: Never Say Never - Panel with experts from Quarles & Brady, Wipfli and Cosentry will address strategies to prevent, detect and respond to cybersecurity threats.
  • Special Agent Byron Franz with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Milwaukee Division, will deliver the closing keynote.

The conference will feature breakout sessions for business and technical leaders in separate tracks, including:

  • DDoS - What It Is and Why Nobody Wants to Talk About It - Cosentry Breakout Session will provide insights on proactive steps to react to any infrastructure attack.
  • DDoS: Impacts Across the Organization - Neustar Breakout Session will cover the latest insights and research on how DDoS attacks threaten and impact business.
  • Examining Your Security Posture in the Software Defined Data Center - Trend Micro breakout session will cover how to ensure data security in the cloud.
  • Your Applications Make Great Attack Targets - SysLogic breakout session will cover popular types of application attacks, the challenges in securing code, and recommendations for improving the security health of your systems.
  • Incident Response Planning - Wipfli breakout will feature an interactive exercise for the audience to go through how to respond to a security event.

Organizations will come to Security Summit Wisconsin with corporate challenges and questions, and leave with actionable strategies and big picture perspectives. Register here:

About Presenting Sponsor Cosentry
Cosentry is the trusted IT Solutions leader in the Midwest, providing services and solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. Cosentry customers can feel confident, knowing their IT Infrastructure is operating at the highest level of reliability, performance, and security. Cosentry has almost two decades of experience providing data center services including Colocation, Cloud Services, Managed Hosting, and Managed Services. For more information, contact us at (866) 500-7661 or visit us at

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