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Verizon Holds Cybersecurity Event at NJ Executive Business Center

Verizon Holds Cybersecurity Event at NJ Executive Business Center
  • Verizon Business has announces hosting a special cybersecurity event on October 18, 2023, marking two decades of cybersecurity consulting services at its New Jersey Executive Business Center.
  • Participants will gain valuable insights into how Verizon is empowering companies to harness the potential of 5G network solutions.
  • Alongside the cybersecurity panel discussion, attendees can expect live demonstrations highlighting Verizon's proficiency in developing exceptionally secure solutions.

Verizon Business will host a special media event on October 18, 2023, marking two decades of cybersecurity consulting services and honoring Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The event will feature a panel discussion led by industry experts, including Chris Novak, Managing Director of Verizon Cyber Security Consulting; Sean Atkinson, Chief Information Security Officer at the Center for Internet Security; and Krista Valenzuela, Cyber Threat Outreach and Partnerships at The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC).

The panel promises an engaging dialogue encompassing critical themes such as data privacy, AI's influence on cybersecurity, the emergence of voice security, evolving security controls, and other pertinent subjects. Furthermore, the discussion will shed light on the strategies employed by local New Jersey organizations to counteract emerging cyber threats. Attendees will also gain insights into Verizon's role in empowering businesses through innovative 5G network solutions, enhancing security measures, and elevating their overall operations.

Managing Director of Verizon Cyber Security Consulting, Chris Novak, said,

Raising greater awareness about cybersecurity is the first step in assisting organizations defend against these cyber threats.

[Source – Globe Newswire]

Novak mentioned that Verizon is utilizing its network's extensive visibility to collect, report, and disseminate actionable insights. These insights can be used by customers and other businesses to tackle advanced cyber threats related to vulnerability exploitation and social engineering.

Furthermore, demonstrations highlighting Verizon's proficiency in developing highly secure solutions will be presented in addition to the cybersecurity panel. They include:

Coach-to-Coach Communications: Introducing a dependable and secure wireless network solution tailored for NFL coaches, enabling confidential communication on the field.

Cashierless Checkout: Utilizing advanced machine learning and computer vision technologies, this innovative solution facilitates autonomous stores at any location. Integrated with 5G UWB and 5G Edge, it redefines the retail experience.

Private Wireless Networks: Explore the benefits of premise-based equipment, highlighting the significance of private dedicated networks in enhancing business connectivity and security.

Cyber Threat Outreach and Partnerships, NJCCIC, Krista Valenzuela, mentioned,

One of the ways we’re harnessing the power of AI in New Jersey is in identifying suspicious and malicious websites to help the State and its critical infrastructure in better defending against these cyber threats.

[Source – Globe Newswire]

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