Marquette University News Release

WCTC, Marquette University partner to host third annual Cyber Security Summit

October 19, 2016

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Wednesday, October 19, 2016) – Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) and Marquette University will host the third annual Cyber Security Summit next week in association with the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board and the Waukesha County Business Alliance. The event is designed to answer the call of state leadership to secure our critical network infrastructure.

The summit will be held from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Business (B) Building at WCTC’s Pewaukee campus, 800 Main St. Attendees will join representatives of government, industry and education to learn what must be done to combat cyber threats. Parallel sessions will dive deep into the technical aspects of cyber security, while panel sessions will discuss trends and required actions to build awareness.

The summit is recommended for anyone interested in strengthening their cyber security defense, including CEOs, CIOs, small business owners, IT security decision makers, IT professionals, nonprofit leaders, educational partners and local government representatives.

There is no cost to attend this event and a light breakfast will be provided. For more information or to register visit www.wctc.edu/cyber-security.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has funded 73 percent of this event equaling $4,400. This is an equal opportunity program. Assistive technologies are available upon request and include Voice/TTY (711 or 800.947.6644).


About Waukesha County Technical College
Waukesha County Technical College, the leader in workforce development, prepares learners for success within the region and global economy. The College offers more than 175 areas of study including associate degree, technical diploma, apprenticeships and short-term certificate programs; customized training for employers is also available. To learn more, visit www.wctc.edu.

About Marquette University
Marquette University is a Catholic and Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 10 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. A Marquette education offers students a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations and prepares them for the world by asking them to think critically about it. Along the way, we ask one thing of every student: Be The Difference.

 

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Brian Dorrington

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