PSA Security Network, the world’s largest systems integrator cooperative, ISC Security Events and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading trade association for global security solution providers.
Cyber: Secured Forum will feature in-depth content on cybersecurity trends and best practices as related to the delivery of physical security systems and other integrated systems.
Content is being collaboratively developed by SIA and PSA Security Network’s education teams and will feature top cybersecurity leaders. Additionally, sponsor exhibits will help showcase solutions related to cybersecurity, integrated systems and physical security solutions.
The two-day event will provide leaders in the IT and physical security industries with opportunities to connect and share information on risks and liabilities, responding to cybersecurity threats, and establishing security control standards across IT systems and particularly when integrating physical security solutions and devices on IT networks.
“Sophisticated cyber vulnerabilities and threats are emerging every day, and it is critical for the physical security and systems integration industry to accelerate its delivery of compelling education to help all industry stakeholders mitigate the risk of cyber attacks to business continuity,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson.
“To that end, SIA, PSA Security Network and Reed Exhibitions created the Cyber:Secured Forum to cover the waterfront when it comes to producing an impactful conference that will provide thought-provoking insight into cybertrends and practical advice for new business practices that will raise the industry’s cyber posture.”
“At our recent ISC West and ISC East events, the educational sessions on cyber-physical integration and connected security have been in high-demand,” said Will Wise, Group Vice President of the Security Portfolio, Reed Exhibitions.
“In-depth education, training and industry collaboration is essential to ensure safe and secure systems for the market. We’re enthusiastic about this partnership with PSA Security Network and SIA to address this important market need.”
“Cybersecurity is no longer just a threat – it’s a real issue knocking on the doors of security and IT professionals on a daily basis,” said Bill Bozeman, President and CEO, PSA Security Network.
“The time for just being in reaction mode is behind us now. As security leaders, we have a responsibility to step forward and be part of the frontline defense when it comes to cybersecurity, just as we have been part of the frontline defense when it comes to physical security issues for decades.The goal of this conference is to empower attendees with real tools and knowledge to do just that.”
PSA is the world’s largest systems integrator cooperative made up of the most progressive security and audio-visual systems integrators in North America. Combined, PSA members boast over 400 branch locations, employ over 7,500 industry professionals and are responsible for over $4.5 billion annually in security, fire, life safety and pro audio-visual installations.