Cyber Security Summit | October 14, 2016


This year's theme: New Cyber Threats and Counter Intelligence Register Now

The University of Memphis Center for Information Assurance* will be hosting the 9th Annual Cyber Security Summit at the FedEx Institute of Technology on October 14, 2016. Information Assurance and Cyber Security experts will be onsite for presentations and networking to address current issues of cyber security. Download Flyer

FedEx Insitutute of Technology

Note:* A nationally designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research and a nationally designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Topics may include:
  • Cybersecurity Training
  • Cyber-Physical Environments
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Digital Social Engineering
  • Cyber Security Recovery
  • Cyber Law
  • Ransomware
Door Prizes Include:
  • USB Storage
  • Wireless Mouse
  • Android Media Player
  • And More...

The speakers include:

Denise D. Wood

Corporate Vice President, Information Security and Corporate Systems

FedEx Corporation

Bio: Denise Wood is Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for FedEx Corporation. She is responsible for information security and business continuity strategies, processes and technologies that help secure FedEx and its broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. Additionally, she provides leadership and strategic direction for innovative human resource, payroll and financial systems that support annual revenue of $44 billion and more than 300,000 worldwide team members across six operating companies.

Michael Kaiser

Chief Executive

National Cyber Security Alliance

Bio: Michael Kaiser joined the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) in 2008. As NCSA's chief executive, Mr. Kaiser engages diverse constituencies' business, government and other nonprofit organizations' in NCSA's broad public education and outreach efforts to promote a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet. Mr. Kaiser leads NCSA in several major awareness initiatives, including National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) each October, Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28) and STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the global online safety awareness and education campaign. NCSA builds efforts through public-private partnerships that address cybersecurity and privacy issues for a wide array of target audiences, including individuals, families and the education and business communities. In 2009, Mr. Kaiser was named one of SC Magazine's information security luminaries.

John C. ("Chris") Inglis


U.S. Naval Academy


  • Member of Information Technology Oversight
  • Member of Nominating & Governance

Bio: Mr. Inglis is currently a Visiting Professor of Cyber Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy. He previously served for 28 years at the National Security Agency as a computer scientist and operational manager, retiring in 2014 as the Agency's Deputy Director and senior civilian leader. In this role, he acted as the NSA's chief operating officer responsible for guiding and directing strategies, operations and policy. Prior to joining the NSA, Mr. Inglis had nine years of active duty service as an officer and pilot in the U.S. Air Force, followed by twenty-one years with the Air National Guard, from which he retired as a Brigadier General. Mr. Inglis is currently a director of Huntington Bancshares Inc. and KEYW Corp.

Dr. Richard T White

Cyber Security Architect


Greg Dennis

Group Technology Delivery Lead

Communications, Media & Technology operating group


Title of Talk: Cyber Security in a World of Accelerating Change

Bio: Greg Dennis is the Group Technology Delivery Lead for the Communications, Media & Technology operating group at Accenture. In this role, he is responsible for the technology delivery serving over 250 global clients. Mr. Dennis has nearly 30 years of experience working with clients across many of the industries Accenture serves, including two years during which he was based in Bangalore and responsible for running Application Outsourcing delivery operations for Accenture's Global Delivery Center Network. Mr. Dennis is a Magna Cum Laude and Honors graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Publications include Mission Critical Java Project Management, Addison Wesley, 1998.

Jon Weber

Director of Enterprise Infrastructure Services

University of Memphis

Bio: Jon Weber is the Director of Enterprise Infrastructure Services for the University of Memphis, overseeing support for the University's enterprise server and storage environments, backup and disaster recovery services, and email. He is also responsible for managing the University's IT Security, Identity Management, and Compliance team and is involved in several ongoing awareness and policy initiatives. A 15-year veteran of higher education computing, Jon has experienced at multiple levels the difficult balance of trying to secure and educate large, open research institutions.

Additional Speakers to be announced soon.

University of Memphis Cyber Summit
(901) 678-5440 OR (901) 678-2470

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