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Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit 2015

Institute for Information Security and Privacy

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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EVENT REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Thank you for your interest. We invite you to download a complimentary copy of the 2016 Emerging Cyber Threats Report on Wed., Oct. 28 from


Morning Keynote Speaker

Tom NoonanTom Noonan is a founding partner of TechOpertaors LLC, a technology investment firm in Atlanta. Noonan was most recently the general manager of the Energy Management business for Cisco Systems following the acquisition of his company Joulex, where he was co-founder and CEO. A serial entrepreneur, Noonan also co-founded Endgame Security, which provides software solutions to the U.S. intelligence community and Department of Defense to protect national security against the most sophisticated adversaries. He is former chairman, president, CEO and co-founder of Internet Security Systems, Inc., which was acquired by IBM in 2006. ISS pioneered the industry’s first automated intrusion and vulnerability detection systems in 1995.

Noonan holds a mechanical engineering degree from Georgia Tech and a business degree from Harvard University. He serves on the White House National Infrastructure Advisory Council and on the board of directors for Woodruff Arts Center, Georgia Tech Foundation, Georgia Tech Athletic Association, Georgia Research Alliance, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Manhattan Associates, a publicly traded global provider of Supply Chain Management solutions. Noonan is an active seed stage investor and advises numerous founders on the development and growth of early stage enterprises. He is an active philanthropist through the work of the Thomas E. Noonan Family foundation which supports education, environmental and healthcare causes locally and nationally.


Panel Discussion and Lunch to Follow


Afternoon Keynote Speaker

Phyllis SchneckDr. Phyllis Schneck serves as the Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). She is the chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and supports its mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure.

Schneck came to DHS from McAfee, Inc., where she was Chief Technology Officer for Global Public Sector. Schneck served eight years as chairman of the National Board of Directors of the FBI’s InfraGard program and founding president of InfraGard Atlanta.

Before joining McAfee, Schneck was vice president of Research Integration for Secure Computing, where she conceived and built the early intelligence practice into a full Beta program for data as a service. Prior, Schneck was the vice president Enterprise Services for eCommSecurity. Prior to that, she served as vice president of Corporate Strategy for SecureWorks, Inc., and was founder and chief executive officer of Avalon Communications, a provider of real-time security technology, since acquired by SecureWorks, Inc.

Schneck received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.


Birds of a Feather and Poster Sessions to Follow


Location and Parking

The 2015 Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit will be held at the GTRI Conference Center; additional details are on listed on the "When & Where" panel to the right. Parking for the GTRI Conference Center is shared with the Georgia Public Broadcasting building. Please proceed to the deck and the gate will automatically open; parking is complimentary. Visitor parking is located on levels 4 and 5 of the parking deck.

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When & Where

GTRI Conference Center
250 14th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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