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Thune to Host Cybersecurity Roundtable at Dakota State University
Thune to Host Cybersecurity Roundtable at Dakota State University

Thune to Host Cybersecurity Roundtable at Dakota State University

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U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will host a roundtable with cybersecurity experts on Friday, October 13, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. CDT in the Beacom Institute of Technology Collaboration Hall at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, S.D. The roundtable will serve as an opportunity to highlight the cybersecurity challenges facing U.S. companies as well as relevant academic and research initiatives at DSU. DSU has a nationally recognized cybersecurity education program and is in the midst of an effort to construct a state-of-the-art-facility designed to foster economic development and expertise in addition to classified cybersecurity research and cybersecurity operations. 

Participants

Sen. John Thune – Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Dr. José Marie Griffiths – President, Dakota State University
Mr. Mark Ryland – Director and Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
Mr. Rodney Peterson – Director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Mr. Chris Murphy – Lead Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, General Motors
Mr. David Lieber – Senior Privacy and Cybersecurity Policy Counsel, Google
Mr. Bill Wright – Director of Government Affairs and Senior Policy Counsel, Symantec
Mr. Sunil Seshadri – Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Visa, Inc.
Mr. Rick Nath – Site President, Citibank, N.A.

Friday, October 13

WHAT:

Cybersecurity Rountable

WHEN:

11:30 a.m. CDT

WHERE:

Beacom Institute of Technology Collaboration Hall 

Dakota State University

820 North Washington Avenue

Madison, S.D.