CyberCon VII 

May 18-19, 2022
Sheraton Hotel 

Iowa Communications Alliance is planning for the 2022 CyberCon VI held on May 18-19th. The in-person conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines, Iowa. We are looking for dynamic, impactful, and educational presentations valuable for the ICA membership.

We are also seeking topics from different levels such as non-technical and technical sessions including deep dives for the advanced role. Please indicate on the speaker submission form which level your presentation best fits.

Topics of Interest
Submissions are not limited to the following topics, but the membership is particularly interested in proposals for the following:

Technical Sessions

  • Firewall/router security configuration
  • Ransomware Simulation 
  • CIS Top 20 and NIST framework controls 

Non-Technical Sessions:

  • Training your CSR for a Phishing attack
  • Communicating with your board and board responsibility preparation for an attack
  • Cybersecurity 101 for GMs to ask the appropriate questions to their technicians about cybersecurity
  • How to promote cybersecurity to your customers
  • Who needs a seat at the table for company disaster recovery planning & cybersecurity training?
  • Cybersecurity 101 (first-time attendees) and a 201 (repeat attendees, new content)
  • Cyber security and the Internet of Things (IoT)

General Sessions:

  • Incident response/breaches outlook from different areas including Legal, Cyber-forensics, Insurance, and Public Relations.
  • Security for your supply chain
  • Ransomware and backups/recovery for offline solutions? (i.e., billing, customer databases)

If you have a topic idea that is not listed above, please feel free to submit your topic at the proposal link. We welcome any and all submissions!

All submissions must be made by end of business day, Wednesday, January 12th

Submit Proposal Here