2024 Government Cybersecurity Roadshow - Massachusetts


Boston, 12 June 2024

All times in EDT

8:15 am

Registration and Networking Coffee

9:00 am

Welcome from Public Sector Network

9:05 am

Welcome from Immix Group

9:15 am

Welcome from Chair

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks

9:30 am

Government Keynote

Creating Risk Management Frameworks to Evaluate, Mitigate, and Monitor State Cyber Threats

Jenny Hedderman, Esq., State Risk Counsel, Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Meeting emerging cybersecurity threats through internal controls and cyber awareness
  • Balancing innovation and enterprise risk management: I.E. Generative AI
  • Best practices in cyber governance and meeting emerging threats

Jenny Hedderman, Esq., State Risk Counsel, Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

9:55 am

Platinum Partner

Visibility, Control, Remediation: Protecting Sensitive Data and Digital Services

10:20 am

Government Keynote

Fostering a Whole of Organization Approach to Cyber Threats

Katrina Jagroop-Gomes, CIO, Massachusetts Gaming Commission

  • Risk management strategies for the 21st century
  • Staying ahead of the game: what’s next for cybersecurity in MA
  • Building a cyber-aware culture and workforce

Katrina Jagroop-Gomes, CIO, Massachusetts Gaming Commission

10:43 am

Gold Partner

Optimizing Cybersecurity throughout Your Cloud Journey

11:10 am

Morning Coffee and Networking Break

11:35 am


An interactive opportunity to collaborate

  1. The Future of Zero Trust Security
  2. Cyber Threat Assessments: Improving Identification Capability
  3. Advancing Cyber Incident Preparedness and Response
  4. Ransomware Planning: Response, Mitigation, and Recovery

12:35 pm

Panel Discussion

The 2024 Threat Landscape and Beyond in Local Governments; Threats, Resiliency, Strategic Defense

  • Local vs. State – How are your needs differing from State-wide cyber challenges?
  • Cyber risk management strategies moving forward – Where to Focus
  • Intrusion and breach lessons learned – How are threats and training evolving
  • What is needed from industry moving forward

Christopher McClure, CIO, City of Watertown, Massachusetts
Richard Deibel, MPA, DDS, Associate CIO, Executive Office of Health and Human Services Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Bob O’Keefe, Director of IT, City of Gardner, Massachusetts
Mike Dugas, Deputy Director of IT and Security, City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
Paul P Clark, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Pronouns: He, Him, Cannabis Control Commission

1:05 pm

Closing Remarks from Chair

1:20 pm

Networking Lunch