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Risk Management: Cybersecurity for Defense Manufacturing - Quad Cities

  • Birchwood Fields Learning Center 4620 East 53rd Street Davenport, IA, 52807 United States (map)


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.

Tickets can be purchased here.

View the Facebook event here.

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 (Alpine Security will be presenting an overview of Risk Management 8:45am - 9:15am)

  • 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 (Alpine Security will contribute to small group discussions during the interactive table top exercises )

  • 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
Kane County
Technology & Manufacturing Association
University of Illinois Office of the Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation
Valley Industrial Association
workNet DuPage


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

A printed ticket is NOT required to attend.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

Yes. You may login to your Eventbrite account to update the attendee information, or email to transfer your registration to another attendee.

Where do I register or purchase tickets?

You can register and purchase tickets through this link.