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Risk Management: The Importance of Cybersecurity for Defense Manufacturing – DuPage County

July 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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To register for the session in Kane County, click here to visit the registration page for the June 19 event.

Emphasis on current and future defense contractors and sub-contractors

Identifying the risks facing your company is the first step. How is your team prepared to address and resolve potential threats – for the security of your products, customers and employees?

By attending this half day event, manufacturing leaders – with a particular emphasis placed on current and future defense contractors and sub-contractors – will learn more about risk management considerations and how to integrate an effective cybersecurity approach and mitigate the risks of cyber threats.

The department of defense mandates specific risk controls – how are you implementing these in your operations?

Attendees will also:

  • Learn how to identify and combat these risks from industry solutions specialists
  • Start developing their risk plan through a cyber security framework
  • Leave with action steps to help improve their risk management
  • Have to opportunity to sign-up for individual organization assessments and follow-on planning


  • 8:00am – Networking Breakfast & Check-in
  • 8:30am – Opening: Representatives from local organizations
  • 8:45am – Risk Management Overview
  • 9:15am – Cyber Security: What Are Your Risks? Identify – Protect – Detect – Respond – Recover
  • 10:00am – Break
  • 10:30am – Organizational Risk Identification: Table Top Exercise: Assess Company Risks and Identify Actions for Mitigation
  • 11:30am – Start Defending Against Cyber Risks Today: Closing and Cybersecurity Consideration for Initial Implementation
  • 12:00pm – Networking Lunch

Presented in partnership by:

  • Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC)
  • Chicago Regional Growth Corporation
  • Choose DuPage
  • Cook County Bureau of Economic Development
  • Illinois Defense Network
  • IMEC
  • Kane County
  • Technology & Manufacturing Association
  • University of Illinois Office of the Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation
  • Valley Industrial Association
  • workNet DuPage


Cost: $50 per person.  Registration includes light breakfast, lunch and training materials

Contact Name: Emily Lee, IMEC Program & Partner Relations Coordinator

Contact Phone: (309) 677-4633

Contact Email: elee@imec.org[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]


July 29, 2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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