May 13-14, 2020 
Sheraton Hotel
West Des Moines, IA 

Iowa Communications Alliance is planning for CyberCon V which is scheduled for May 13 and 14 at the West Des Moines Sheraton.  We are looking for dynamic, impactful, and educational presentations valuable for the ICA membership. If your company is interested in participating in the program, please review the information below. Submissions will close Monday, January 13th.

Topics of Interest

Submissions are not limited to the following categories and topics, but the membership is particularly interested in proposals for the following: 

General Topics:

  • Cyber threats specific to the telecommunications industry
  • Incident response plan development
  • Establishing a Cybersecurity Program
  • The role of telcos in keeping end-users safe
  • Mobile security 101
  • Best practices on protecting yourself against cybercrime
  • Cybersecurity legal and insurance considerations
  • Cyber security and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Data Breaches: Definitions, Threats, and Statistics
Technical Topics:
  • Vulnerability scanning best practices
  • Network architecture from a security standpoint – how today’s decisions can avoid or create future problems
  • Risk management – approached from the non-insurance standpoint
  • Making a business case for cybersecurity to your leadership team
  • Preventing SIP toll fraud
  • The risks of VoIP switching and voicemail infrastructure on IP networks
  • Securing the perimeter and how CPE (customer premise equipment) impacts security
  • Securing MX, SOA and other DNS records
Click Here to Submit a Proposal

CONFERENCE INFORMATION
Wednesday, May 13th - Thursday, May 14th
Sheraton Hotel  
1800 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA 


HOTEL INFORMATION: 
There is a block of rooms at the Sheraton Hotel for Wednesday, May 13th  for a room rate of $124 plus tax. If you plan to stay overnight please call the Sheraton directly at (515) 223-1800 and mention the ICA Cyber Conference or by clicking here. The last day to reserve a room is Monday, April 27th.

CONFERENCE COST: 
Attendee: $199 
Student: $0 
Pre-registration closes Thursday, May 7th (end of day). Starting Friday, May 8th, an additional $35 will be charged for registrations and onsite registration. The additional charge will be reflected in the registration prices listed above. 

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