to Oct 31

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

 Securing Our eCity Foundation is proud to be an active partner in the National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign.

Securing Our eCity Foundation is proud to be an active partner in the National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign.

We encourage every business and all individuals to actively engage with this exciting program from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For additional information about the campaign and how to get involved, visit:


Remember, cyber security is a shared responsibility!


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7:00 AM07:00

Top Privacy Experts to Speak at 2017 Data Privacy Day Event

Event open to public 

Experts to discuss security/privacy trends and educate on how to better protect company, clients and staff San Diego, CA – December 13, 2016 – Securing Our eCity, ESET, Morrison & Foerster LLP, and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse will host a Data Privacy Day event on January 27, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at Morrison & Foerster LLP located at 12531 High Bluff Drive, Suite 100.

Data Privacy Day is an annual effort to empower people and businesses to protect their privacy and secure their data. Data security policies are crucial to companies that value the protection of their data and their client’s privacy. By safeguarding this information, companies can preserve their client’s trust, and protect one of their most integral assets.

Attendees will hear from cyber industry experts about best policy practices on how to protect data throughout their companies. Proceeds from the event will benefit two local nonprofit organizations, Securing Our eCity Foundation and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.

Guest panelists include Andrew Serwin, Partner of Morrison & Foerster LLP; Beth Givens, Executive Director of Privacy Rights Clearinghouse; Chad Nelley, EVP of ESET North America. The event will be moderated by Brad Lunn, Board Member of Securing Our eCity Foundation.

Data Privacy Day Schedule

7:00 am – 7:30 am - Registration & Breakfast

7:30 am – 7:45 am - Opening Remarks

7:45 am – 9:00 am - Panel Discussion Registration fee for Data Privacy Day is $20 per person

Breakfast is included with registration along with fantastic networking opportunities.

To Register or for more information about the event please visit www.tinyurl.com/dpd2017.

About Securing Our eCity Foundation

Securing Our eCity Foundation is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization focused on cybersecurity awareness and education. Their mission is to enable every San Diegan to live, work and play safely in the cyber world. The Foundation, formed in late 2011, is based on an initiative started in mid-2008 by ESET North America, an Internet security company. Supported through generous donations from organizations like ESET North America and San Diego Gas & Electric, SOeC helps facilitate a safer cyber experience for digital citizens in the greater San Diego area. For more information, visit www.securingourecity.org.
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CyberFest 2016 comes to Torrey Pines

Ambassador R. James Woolsey, former lead for the U.S. Central Intelligence and director of the CIA will provide his perspective on cyber and the world today. He will touch on how he believes cyber, global terrorism, energy, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are all inter-related.

On October 27th at the beautiful, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines you will have a sneak peek into a future – which is already here. This single-day event will kick-off with Eric O’Neill, former counter terrorism and counter intelligence operative for the Federal Bureau of Investigation who captured one of the FBI’s own, or so they thought. Bob Hanssen, the perpetrator, was actually working for the Russian Federation. In the famous words of the Honorable Mitchell Dembin, former Chairman of Securing Our eCity Foundation, “TRUST NO ONE!”

Cyber professionals, business leaders, technologists and any other interested parties are invited to join us at CyberFest2016. This annual event produced by Securing Our eCity Foundation and co-produced by CyberTech, is a gathering of who’s who in the world of cyber. Since 2010, Securing Our eCity Foundation has dazzled and inspired attendees by bringing together world renown leaders from influential organizations and government agencies to speak on how life is impacted by our cyber choices.

Attendees are in for a treat as they explore the future and how, in many ways, it’s already here. Topic areas include: machine interface, nation-state attacks, the Internet of Things and business continuity.

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