Cyber-attacks continue to be on the rise for Public Safety agencies and all members of the PSAP need to be aware and prepared for preventing a cybersecurity attack. This presentation will overview lessons learned, finding and trends from 300+ cybersecurity assessment at emergency communications centers across the nation. Also provided will be tactical and strategic guidance for people, process, technology and facilities. Beginning or continuing the cybersecurity prevention journey is vitally important as it is no longer a matter of if but rather when a cyber-attack will take place. Every day each member of the PSAP has responsibilities for protecting the critical systems and networks including implementing the needed system updates in order to keep pace with the everchanging threat environment. When the actionable steps provided during this presentation are implemented, immediate improvements can be made that will strengthen your cybersecurity posture which will reduce the chance of a future attack. , Presented by Frank Arico, Mission Critical Partners. Class Location: Classroom C.
Frank is an experienced business development manager and client manager who ensures that client needs are met and projects are successful, delivering high customer satisfaction. He establishes strong, collaborative partnerships and enables teams to work efficiently and independently. Frank has years of experience working with communication systems, internal networks, and IT equipment that support the security needs of public safety and enterprise customers. With a concentration on the impact of the cybersecurity risks to the public safety environment, Frank helps clients understand the meaning and impact of cyber risks to both management and frontline workers to help agencies keep mission-critical systems secure and functioning.
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