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Virtual Lunch and Learn: Cybersecurity for Events: Protecting Yourself in a Digital World

February 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm1:30 pm EST

These days it seems that event organizers are more focused than ever on protecting their attendees with new health and safety protocols at the forefront. With the ever-evolving shift of virtual and hybrid programming and the influx of event technology available, are you doing enough to ensure that your attendees’ information and company’s reputation are protected from cyber threats?

Join us for a Virtual Lunch and Learn featuring cybersecurity expert James McQuiggan, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, as he shares top tips for keeping your data safe from cyber criminals.

We will cover top event risks to consider in your cybersecurity awareness plan including protecting the personal identifiable information of your attendees, staff, and vendors, how to evaluate your vendors’ security practices, how venues can be prepared and protected from cyber threats, and how to develop simple habits to protect your data with a small amount of effort and a big impact. Security is not limited to the physical world. Register today and learn how to protect yourself and your events from cyber threats!

Stick around after the presentation for an Unplugged Session from 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm. This open discussion forum will be moderated by Stephen Jackson, Associate Director of Sales for Visit Raleigh.


James McQuiggan: Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4

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James McQuiggan is a Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4. Prior to joining KnowBe4, McQuiggan worked for Siemens for eighteen years where he was responsible for various roles, including his most recent as Product & Solution Security Officer for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. In this role, he consulted and supported various corporate divisions on cybersecurity standards, information security awareness and securing product networks. In addition to his work at Siemens, McQuiggan is also a part-time faculty professor at Valencia College in the Engineering, Computer Programming & Technology Division.

James is a CISSP and within the central Florida community, he is the President of the Central Florida (ISC)2 Chapter where he supports cybersecurity professionals with education and networking opportunities. Working with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, he has taught the Safe and Secure Online education and awareness program to over 7,000 students, parents, teachers and the “life-experienced” (seniors) to ensure they understand the dangers of the internet.

CE Credit: PCMA CC has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of the below-listed continuing education courses, which qualify for CMP continuing education credit. Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality. This event qualifies for 1 CE credit.

Registration Fees:
$10 for Members
$20 for Non-Members
$0 for All Students

All Access Passholders: This event is included in your pass. Please contact [email protected] if you have not received your discount code.

Thank you to our Sponsor!



February 23, 2022
12:00 pm– 1:30 pm EST
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