Baker Donelson at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta has hosted its second Cyber Security-themed conference, CyberCon 2016 earlier this week. With speakers from the federal and State Governments, alongside speakers from Atlanta’s legal and business communities. Phyllis Schneck, chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security and deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate kick-started the conference with a fireside chat. The conference attendees are addressed about the change and growth cyber threats with her relations to Atlanta community and during her time with DHS by Schneck.
The planning of the conference was done by yet another speaker and a shareholder of the Baker Donelson, Justin Daniels. Thought leaders and companies both globally and locally will be appealed to highlight the city’s cyber security resource and share insights on information governance, hoped Daniels. In part, for the international companies who are not aware of the Southeast and Atlanta in specific, this is an extension of the communitywide efforts to build alertness of Atlanta as a world-class cybersecurity ecosystem. Practitioners and thinkers from academic, state and corporate specs were expected to address impending cybersecurity threats will be unified believed the firm.