Meet the Speakers for ICDT's 2023 Industry Symposium

Posted: October 3, 2023

Information on the Oct. 18, 2023 Symposium.


Emre Koksal
Noah Jellison

Opening Keynote: The Evolving Risk of Cybersecurity 

The opening keynote will highlight the current and evolving risk landscape of cybersecurity. The discussion will explore key trends

in cybersecurity, the related risk impact and considerations, and insights on cybersecurity risk evaluation and approach.
Noah Jellison, Executive Director of The Risk Institute  & Emre Koksal, Co-Founder and CEO of DAtAnchor






Chris Abrams

Lunch Keynote: Look Beyond Today's Workforce Challenges
Companies have a talent and inclusion problem. This is a problem we are not able to resolve in the near future and will require active engagement and longterm solutions.
Chris Abrams, Director of Technology for JobsOhio







Rich Nagle

Closing Keynote:

Rich Nagle, CISO for The Ohio State University







Kirk Herath

Cybersecurity Strategy in the State of Ohio
Kirk Herath, Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor, Office of Governor Mike Dewine








Bryan Choi

Software Liability and NIST's Software Un-Standards
Examining President Biden's National Cybersecurity Strategy
Bryan Choi, Moritz College of Law and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering








The Cybersecurity Canon
Introducing the Cybersecurity Canon, and how ICDT supports the cybersecurity community.
Helen Patton, Chair of the Cybersecurity Canon Committee





Brandon Williams

Promoting behavioral change and building a cybersecurity culture: the Cybersecurity 4 You platform 
Creating personalized, user-driven cybersecurity training and information for an extensive audience.
Brandon Williams, Security Engineer and Director of Cybersecurity for You (C4U) at Ohio State








Kevin Mamula headshot

Panel discussion with Ohio Cyber Reservists (a militia) on their efforts and volunteerism
Moderated by fellow Ohio Cyber Reservist
Kevin Mamula, Associate Director of Cyber Exercises and Technology at Ohio Cyer Range Institute