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Overview

The 7th Annual California Technology Summit will be held will be held on Wednesday, October 9th, 2024 at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort (1855 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802) from 9:00am-4:00pm.

As we reach the 7th annual show, the California Technology Summit is the top leading IT & Security conference and exhibit hall in the state. Hundreds of attendees, VIPs, and renowned speakers are brought together to network, advocate, and create opportunities for the IT & Security industry. With technology constantly changing, the need to build partnerships within your career is vital. With this year's focus on "Innovations in IT & Security," companies and guests will benefit learning innovative technology methods, discuss top industry topics, and make strong connections with those in your region. Further your career with attending the California Technology Summit today!

 

Sponsors

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for being a part of this year's California Technology Summit. From being a sponsor, you will be recognized for the education and mission your company contributes to our tradeshow, panels, and sessions. Many of our sponsors have been a part of our annual summit for many years and we are proud to support them. See below for all of the sponsors for the California Technology 2024 event.

 

Gold Sponsor

https://fastly.com

Fastly is a powerful edge cloud platform, helping leading brands deliver the best online experiences possible to end users. Fastly strategically moves data and applications closer to end users to improve site performance, enhance security, and empower your innovation at global scale. So, whether you’re preparing for events like Black Friday, the championship game, or simply ensuring your site is fast and secure — Fastly can help you exceed your goals. Together, we’re building the modern, trustworthy internet. By leveraging Fastly’s edge compute technology, you’ll empower your internal teams to meet rising customer expectations and focus on what matters most: your core business. Fastly operates at the forefront of technology so you can stay ahead of the competition and drive your business into the future.

https://forescout.com

Forescout Technologies, Inc., a global cybersecurity leader, continuously identifies, protects and helps ensure the compliance of all managed and unmanaged connected cyber assets – IT, IoT, IoMT and OT. For more than 20 years, Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies have trusted Forescout to provide vendor-agnostic, automated cybersecurity at scale. The Forescout® Platform delivers comprehensive capabilities for network security, risk and exposure management, and extended detection and response. With seamless context sharing and workflow orchestration via ecosystem partners, it enables customers to more effectively manage cyber risk and mitigate threats. in and threats to critical infrastructure. Forescout products directly leverage this research, which is also shared openly with vendors, agencies, and other researchers.

https://splunk.com

Splunk helps make organizations more resilient. We do that by providing solutions that enable our customers to maintain secure and reliable digital systems in the face of disruptions. With Splunk, SecOps, ITOps and DevOps teams can detect and prevent major problems, fix incidents faster and accelerate transformation.

Happy Hour Sponsor

https://rubrik.com

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company™, delivers data security and operational resilience for enterprises. Rubrik’s big idea is to provide data security and data protection on a single platform, including: Zero Trust Data Protection, ransomware investigation, incident containment, sensitive data discovery, and orchestrated application recovery.

Lunch & Learn Sponsors

https://tpx.com

TPx is a leading managed services provider, redefining the way enterprises grow, compete and communicate. Offering a full suite of managed IT, unified communications, network connectivity and security services, TPx has the experience and know-how to solve even the most complicated IT challenges. TPx’s team of experts help businesses simplify operations, optimize networks, improve productivity, reduce costs and keep environments secure. TPx makes IT easy.

Silver Sponsor

https://catonetworks.com

Cato provides the world’s most robust single-vendor SASE platform, converging Cato SD-WAN and a complete cloud-native security service edge, Cato SSE 360, including Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) into a global cloud service. Cato. Ready for Whatever’s Next.

https://threatlocker.com

ThreatLocker® is a global cybersecurity leader, providing enterprise-level cybersecurity tools to improve the security of servers and endpoints. ThreatLocker’s combined Application Whitelisting, Ringfencing™, Storage Control and Privileged Access Management solutions are leading the cybersecurity market towards a more secure approach of blocking unknown application vulnerabilities.

Presentation Sponsors

https://c1sttech.com

C1st Technologies is a leading Information Technology solutions provider based in Denver, Colorado where C1st stands for Customer First! As a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider for Office 365 and Azure, we offer comprehensive and tailored solutions that optimize productivity and streamline business operations. Our expertise extends beyond software solutions, as we also provide managed networking and security services, ensuring robust and reliable connectivity while safeguarding valuable data. Additionally, our capabilities encompass IT hardware and software procurement, enabling us to deliver end-to-end solutions that meet our clients' specific needs. With our extensive knowledge and experience, C1st Technologies stands out in the marketplace as a trusted partner, dedicated to empowering businesses with cutting-edge technology solutions.

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https://cradlepoint.com

Enterprises and Public sector organizations rely on Cradlepoint and its Cellular Intelligence to build a reliable, secure network for fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, IoT devices, and remote employees — anywhere. A pioneer in Wireless WAN, Cradlepoint offers advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM.

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https://motorolasolutions.com

Motorola Solutions is solving for safer. We build and connect technologies to help protect people, property and places. Our solutions enable the collaboration between public safety agencies and enterprises that’s critical for a proactive approach to safety and security. Learn more about how we’re solving for safer communities, safer schools, safer hospitals, safer businesses – safer everywhere.

https://nilesecure.com

Nile is disrupting the enterprise network market by modernizing IT operations with a new AI networking architecture, delivering enterprise networks entirely as a service. For the first time in the industry, it’s Nile Access Service integrates zero trust security and offers performance guarantees.

https://onestepsecureit.com

One Step Secure IT protects businesses from the threats they know and the ones they don’t. After all, security is in our name. We work together with companies to identify their cybersecurity risks and develop strategies for a more secure future.

2024 California Technology Summit Agenda

Wednesday, October 9, 2024

8:00 AM

Exhibit Hall

Registration Opens / Exhibit Hall Opens


10:00 - 11:00 AM

Main Stage

How to Create Successful Malware and How to Defend with Zero Trust

Rob Allen, Chief Product Officer - ThreatLocker
Sponsored by: ThreatLocker
Presentation Giveaway: ThreatLocker Swag Box


10:00 - 11:00 AM

Tech Theater I

Lessons from 2023 and Predictions for 2024

Jim Johnson, Engineering Director - Arctic Wolf
Sponsored by: Arctic Wolf


10:00 - 11:00 AM

Tech Theater II

Browser Isolation – The WD-40 of the Security Industry

Bruce Johnson, Senior Product & Security Manager - Cradlepoint
Sponsored by: Cradlepoint
Presentation Giveaway: Cradlepoint Yeti Mug


10:00 - 11:00 AM

Security Theater I

AI-Powered Attacks & Defenses

Kent Fagan, Co-Founder - C1st Technologies
Sponsored by: C1st Technologies


10:00 - 11:00 AM

VIP Theater

CIO Strategic Insights: 2024 Priorities & Challenges

**For IT Executives with VIP Badges**
Moderated By: Marcus Manning, CIO - Smart Financial Credit Union


11:00 - 11:30 AM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits


11:30 - 12:30 PM

Main Stage

Backup is Not Equal to Cyber Resilience

Jason Cook, AVP Engineering, Worldwide Global Partner Organization - Rubrik
Sponsored by: Rubrik


11:30 - 12:30 PM

Tech Theater I

Achieving Radical Resilience with Veeam Data Platform

Andy Perkins, Senior Systems Engineer - Veeam
Sponsored by: Veeam


11:30 - 12:30 PM

Tech Theater II

Advantages of Using Microsoft Co-Pilot for AI Enhanced Work

Andrew Moore, COO - IronEdge Group
Sponsored by: IronEdge Group


11:30 - 12:30 PM

Security Theater I

Mitigate Risk in the Age of AI

Scott Shafer, Technical Evangelist - Varonis
Sponsored by: Varonis


11:30 - 12:30 PM

VIP Theater

CISO Forum: Hot Topics from the Trenches

**For IT Executives with VIP Badges**
Mario Chiock, CXO Advisor & Board Member - ISSA South Texas Chapter
John Driggers, CISO - SLB
Chris Wolski, Former CISO & Board Member - ISSA South Texas Chapter
Barry Beckett, CISO - Navitus


12:30 - 1:30 PM

Main Stage

Building Your PQC Lab: Trust but Verify Your PQC Ecosystem (Lunch Included)

Blair Canavan, Director of Business Development - Thale Group
Sponsored by: Thales Group
Presentation Giveaway: Summer Survival Kit


12:30 - 1:30 PM

Tech Theater I

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Warfare: Sun Tzu's Influence on Cybersecurity (Lunch Included)

David Hagen, Security Evangelist - TPx
Sponsored by: TPx
Presentation Giveaway: $100 E-Gift Card


12:30 - 1:30 PM

Tech Theater II

You Inherited an Identity Mess, Now What? (Lunch Included)

Michael Soule, National Director of Enterprise Architecture & Innovation - Sentinel Technologies
Sponsored by: Sentinel Technologies

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Security Theater I

Best of Both Worlds: Privileged Access Management (Lunch Included)

Wes Spencer, VP of Cybersecurity Strategy - CyberFOX
Sponsored by: CyberFOX
Presentation Giveaway: $100 Gift Card


12:30 - 1:30 PM

VIP Theater

The Missing Ingredient in Cyber Resilience (Lunch Included)

Vidya Shankaran, Field CTO - Commvault
Sponsored by: Commvault
Presentation Giveaway: Yeti Utility Tote


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Main Stage

IT & Cyber Security - Why Organizations Need to Foster Better Collaboration

Aaron Murphy, Field CTO - Veeam
Sponsored by: Veeam


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Tech Theater I

Panel Discussion: Perils of the AI Journey: The Path to Implementing AI in your Company

Moderated By: Marcus Manning, CIO - Smart Financial Credit Union
Panelists: Mark Lennon, Chief Information & Digital Officer - NET Power | Carlos Carlos, Director, Data Security - Oportun | Charles Jessup, Product Management Consultant - Slalom


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Tech Theater II

Secure Synergy

Pat Nurre, Engineer - Absolute Software
Sponsored by: Absolute Software
Presentation Giveaway: SMONET Portable Movie Projector


2:30 - 3:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits / Happy Hour / Sponsor Giveaways


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Main Stage

Panel Discussion: Women in Technology - Benefits of a Diverse Workforce


Moderated By: Karen Fuller, Director of Technology Innovation - iSphere
Panelists: Linda White, Director of Information Security - Axiom Medical


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Tech Theater I

Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity, Cyberaudit, Privacy, & AI Governance

Moderated By: Harvey Nusz, Data Protection & Privacy Architect - Capgemini
Panelists: David Sledge, Director of Cybersecurity - Avelo Airlines | Clif Triplett, Executive Director Cybersecurity & Risk Management - Kearney | Chris Nicolaou, CISO - Cloudspace USA


4:00 PM

Main Stage

Vacation Giveaway & Conference Wrap-Up


Exhibitors

Governing Body Members