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Combating Cybersecurity Challenges

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • OneGroup Center, Education Center, 706 North Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY, 13204


  • Includes complimentary registration and meals for one [1] company representative, one [1] six-foot table, one chair, electricity, Wi-Fi, logo on registration placard and in the event details on the website and post-event conference attendee list.
  • Each NY MGMA Member may register one non-member guest for free for this event. Please register your free guest with your Member registration here.
  • Select this registration type if you are currently a student. You must present a valid student ID the day of the event.

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Bring a Friend for Free

A Central New York Chapter event

Throughout the month of April, NY MGMA will hold special events throughout the state - "Bring a Friend for Free."  Each Member is encouraged to attend their local event and bring one friend for free as a way of introducing to them all the great educational and networking events that the NY MGMA has to offer.  NY MGMA members: Please register yourself for the event under the member rate and add your friend as a guest for the free admission.


7:30 AM Registration, Networking and Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:20 AM Kevin Szczepanski, Barclay Damon LLP
                 Managing Cyber-Liability Risks: How Contract Drafting and Insurance Can Help
                 Protect Your Business

9:00 AM Steve Stasiukonis, Secure Networks
               Cybersecurity Updates and Sharing

10:00 AM Break and Networking
10:15 AM
Patty Dobbins, ACC Tech
                   An Ounce of Planning: Maintaining Business Continuity After An IT Incident
10:45 AM Panel and Forum with Speakers and Practice Managers
12:00 PM Event concludes

Click here to download the event flyer!

About the speakers

Kevin Szczepanski
Partner, Insurance Coverage & Regulation and Commercial Litigation Practice Areas

Barclay Damon LLP

Kevin is a trial and appellate lawyer at Barclay Damon LLP who primarily concentrates his practice on insurance coverage, business litigation, and cyber risks. Kevin has extensive experience litigating directors and officers, errors and omissions, and property and casualty coverage under both primary and excess policies. He has served as both lead settlement and trial counsel in highly sensitive business and coverage disputes. He also advises clients on regulatory matters, insurance-policy drafting, and underwriting issues.

In the cyber risk field, Kevin represents businesses facing first- and third-party losses due to data breaches, service interruptions, theft, and other cyber threats. He also counsels clients on coverage for cyber risks and represents them in liability and coverage disputes.

Steve Stasiukonis
Secure Network Technologies

Steve serves as President of Secure Network Technologies, focusing on Penetration Testing, Information Security Risk Assessments, Incident Response and Digital Investigations. Steve Stasiukonis has worked in the field of Information Security since 1997, specializing in the use of technology to identify information security vulnerabilities, assessing risk and the collection and interpretation of digital network intelligence. As a part of that experience, Steve is an expert in Social Engineering. Demonstrated actual social engineering efforts involving pretexting, phishing and physically compromising banks, data centers and other highly secure facilities.  Steve carries numerous security certifications by various organizations and also serves as a columnist for Information Week magazine and

Patty Dobbins
ACC Technical Services

Patty has 20+ years in IT , graduating from Western Governors University with a BS degree in Information Technology. She serves on the Board of the CNY Chapter of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). She is an advisory board member of Electronic and Computer Technology for the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services, a member of AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)-Informational & Technical Assurance, ISACA-Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and the IEEE Computer Society.  Patty formerly ran her own independent IT consulting organization and has had medical clients and assisted on HIPAA Compliance, Risk Assessments and IT strategy.

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Local Event Sponsor Includes complimentary registration and meals for one company representative, one six-foot table, one chair, electricity, WiFi, logo on registration placard and in the event details on the website and post event conference attendee list. Click here to register as an event sponsor!

Continuing Education Units

Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives and up to 1.0 continuing professional educational credit hours for Certified Public Accountants for each hour of education from, The New York State Education Department, Professional Licensing Services. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

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