This October, some of the greatest minds in cybersecurity will gather in Sacramento for the 2023 California Cybersecurity Education Summit. The annual conference, featuring an array of state and local government experts, comes at a critical time for the public sector. Cyberattacks on government agencies rose by 95% in 2022 over the previous year, according to a CloudSEK XVigil report.
The Summit is hosted by the California Department of Technology (CDT), the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Department of Military (CalGuard). The advisory board includes Tonya D. Digiorno, Director of Information Technology for El Dorado County, and Glenn Herdrich, Information Security Manager for the County of Sacramento.
“The California Cybersecurity Education Summit is an essential event for security professionals and educators in the public and private sectors,” said Vitaliy Panych, State Chief Information Security Officer iwth the California Department of Technology. “It is a yearly focal point in the ongoing mission to safeguard Californians against cyber threats that have the potential to disrupt daily activities and impede our ability to provide services. It is also an opportunity to introduce the cybersecurity field to, and educate, our next generation workforce. I am eagerly anticipating the opportunity to see everyone at this in-person event in 2023 to exchange ideas about the latest trends, training, and techniques to bolster our state's security. We encourage you to join CDT, CalOES, CHP, and the CA Military Department at the Cybersecurity Education Summit this October.”
Learn more about the event and how to register here.