Executive Leadership Series


Cybersecurity Summit | February 15, 2018 | Performing Arts Center

Join us for the inaugural Cybersecurity Summit for Virginia's Hampton Roads area and beyond. This important event brings together C-level leaders, entrepreneurs, concerned citizens, and information technology professionals from military, government, academic, business, and nonprofit sectors to explore how to reduce your risk and protect your digital security. During a panel discussion and keynote luncheon, you will hear from some of the most knowledgeable, innovative and influential professionals around the world.

Session 1 | Performing Arts Center Main Theatre(Map - Building 8)
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Free

Understand the latest threats facing organizations and gain valuable insights from specialized cyber professionals on mitigating risks. Topics will include:

  • The Cyber Safe City of the Future
  • Cybersecurity and Healthcare Technologies
  • The Cybersecurity Leader and Workforce of Tomorrow


Ian Green, Google
Engineering Manager, Security & Privacy, Detection & Response


Steve Abrahamson, GE Healthcare
Senior Director, Product Security


Roy Zur, Cybint
Founder & CEO


Brian DeMuth, GRIMM


You will also hear from these cyber experts and industry stakeholders: Jon Green, vice president and chief technologist for Security Aruba, a Hewlett Packard enterprise company; Richard V. Homan, president and provost of Eastern Virginia Medical School; and Ryan Leirvik, COO of GRIMM.


Session 2 | Founders Inn (Map - Building 14)
12:00 p.m. | $40, Lunch Included
Keynote Speaker Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick, once on the FBI's Most Wanted list for hacking into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and to governments worldwide. His critically acclaimed training programs help counteract social engineering and improve security effectiveness far and wide. Get more information on Kevin Mitnick.


Join us for the cybersecurity summit. (Options are also available to choose just one session only.)

Speaker Bios

Ian Green | Google
Engineering Manager, Google Security & Privacy, Detection & Response

Green is part of Google's Security & Privacy, Detection & Response team. Keeping pace with Google's high standards and rapid growth, he leads a team of security engineers responsible for detecting and responding to both external and internal threats attempting to compromise the company's network and data.


Steve Abrahamson | GE Healthcare
Senior Director, Product Security

Abrahamson leads the development and implementation of the GEHC Design Engineering for Privacy and Security process across all GE Healthcare product lines. He also directs strategic collaboration with customers, technical experts and industry groups to promote healthcare security.


Roy Zur | Cybint
Founder & CEO

Zur, a practicing attorney and founder of several cyber companies, holds more than a decade of experience in cyber and intelligence operations from the Israeli security forces (retired major). He has developed cyber education programs and technological solutions for industries worldwide, with expertise in cyber security, awareness, and intelligence; Darkweb; cyber terror and more.


Kevin Mitnick | CEO of Mitnick Security Consulting and Chief Hack Officer of KnowBe4

Kevin Mitnick was once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge. Today, he is a leading global authority and trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and to governments worldwide. Known as the world's most famous hacker, Mitnick maintains a 100 percent successful track record of penetrating the security of any system his team is paid to hack. His critically acclaimed security awareness training programs help counteract social engineering and improve security effectiveness.


For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Grace McPherson, Regent University's director of Advancement, at 757.352.4855 or gmcpherson@regent.edu. We also invite you to follow the Regent University Executive Leadership Series on Facebook.

ELS Presenting Sponsor

The Darwin Group, LLC. Business/Strategic 'Gap' Development.


Panel Discussion Sponsor

Aruba | A Hewlett Packard Enterprise company




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Regent University Executive Leadership Series

This event is presented by Regent University's Executive Leadership Series and the Institute for Cybersecurity.