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Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA)

211 East Devalcourt Street

Lafayette, LA 70506

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Registration is free to attend this event.

This one-day intense, high level workshop covers all aspects of preventing data breaches in a business environment, and it is suitable for security practitioners, IT staff, and manager/executives as well. We venture together into the heart of the hack, examine the breach landscape, the players, the techniques, major breaches that have happened, and how they were executed. We will pinpoint common areas of vulnerabilities and failures that facilitated those breaches. Then we'll learn how to use a “Security Framework” such as HIPAA, HITRUST, NIST CSF and others to minimize the chances of them happening to you. Last we’ll do a team exercise inspired by a real-world event to pinpoint root causes and identify preventive actions you can apply.

*Space is limited to 50 participants, so please register today!

Pizza will be provided for lunch.




Meet the Instructor

Keith Thibodeaux, CISA, CCSFP, C|CISO, PMP, CHP, CSCS

Senior Security & Compliance Consultant, ecfirst

With over 25 years experience, Keith is a regionally and nationally recognized leader in IT. He has received awards from the Louisiana Governor’s Office as Technology Leader of the Year, and CIO magazine as a Top 100 CIO, among others.

Keith has devoted the last 7 years to data security & compliance and has lead risk assessments from small practices to "40,000+ employee international entities. His clients are primarily, but not exclusively, healthcare-related and include hospitals, SaaS/IaaS Providers, data centers and other entities with data to secure and regulation compliance.

He holds major certifications in the auditing, HIPAA, HITRUST, information security areas.

Keith’s employer, ecfirst, is an international boutique firm specializing in cybersecurity with clients in the US, India, Philippines, and UAE. ecfirst CEO, Ali Pabrai has presented at major cybersecurity events in 12 different countries.




This event is sponsored by the Lafayette Economic Development Authority and the Center for Business & Information Technologies at UL Lafayette.

For more information, please contact Matt Delcambre, Director, Center for Business & Information Technologies at matt.delcambre@louisiana.edu.

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