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The ChannelPro Network and IoT Playbook Finalize Agenda for the Cybersecurity Online Summit, Announce Keynote Speaker


The free online event will provide integrators, solution providers, and managed service providers a full day of cutting-edge, on-demand education in the latest best practices for offering effective, profitable security services.

RALEIGH, N.C. (PRWEB) August 01, 2018

The ChannelPro Network and IoT Playbook, two of the publishing world's top sources of IT and Internet of Things (IoT) insights, have named security strategist Ian Thornton-Trump as the keynote speaker for their Cybersecurity Online Summit. Scheduled to take place August 14, 2018, the innovative conference is now fully set to offer the hundreds of registered integrators and solution providers in its audience a full day of expert on-demand advice on profiting from skyrocketing need for security products and services.

Ian Thornton-Trump, CD, CEH, CNDA, CSA+, is an ITIL certified IT professional with over 20 years of experience in IT security and information technology. With a distinguished career spanning a tour in the Canadian Forces Military Intelligence to security consulting and threat intelligence engagements, he brings an in-depth understanding of the threats that small, medium, and enterprise businesses face on a daily basis.

"Cybersecurity is by far the biggest threat—and biggest challenge—to businesses worldwide today. That's precisely why it's also the biggest opportunity for integrators and solution providers," says ChannelPro and IoT Playbook Publisher Michael Siggins. "Ian Thornton-Trump is the ideal speaker to put this entire threat and opportunity landscape into perspective for our audience."

Cybersecurity threats have been growing exponentially, with the IoT adding an entirely new level of danger. IT professionals struggle to keep up with not only the latest threats but the best tools to combat them as well. ChannelPro and IoT Playbook have crafted an agenda designed to tackle these needs head-on:

  • Keynote: Threats and Opportunities in Security Today. Presented by Ian Thornton-Trump.
  • How to Build an MSSP in 6 Weeks (Even if You're Not a Security Expert). Presented by Steve Rutkovitz, cybersecurity expert, MSSP consultant.
  • Legal Musts for Security Service Providers. Presented by Bradley Gross, attorney at law.
  • Generating New MRR Offering Turnkey Security and Compliance Services in the Rapidly Growing World of IoT. Presented by Steve Rutkovitz, cybersecurity expert, MSSP consultant.
  • From Leads to Sales to Profits in Cybersecurity. Presented by Erick Simpson, leading managed services consultant.
  • Don't Buy Security Talent. Build It! Presented by Wayne Rampey, CEO, VAR Staffing.
  • Where the Money Is in Security Today. Presented by an all-star panel of the industry's top security vendors.

Integrators, solution providers, and MSPs who want education, best practices, and training on protecting their clients with profitable security offerings are encouraged to register for the August 14 online event here.

Summit sponsors include some of the leading IT security vendors in the marketplace: Webroot, Tech Data, Trend Micro, and RapidFire Tools are Emerald sponsors. Mindmatrix is a Ruby sponsor. Limited sponsorship opportunities still remain. Interested sponsors should contact Joel Zaidspiner at 561-422-5119 or Lisa Sherman at 917-388-9531. Sponsorship info can be found here.

About The ChannelPro Network:
The ChannelPro Network provides IT and business insights for solution providers who serve small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Via its website, events, and the monthly ChannelPro-SMB magazine, The ChannelPro Network delivers expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and advice vital to a channel partner's business success. Produced by EH Media Inc.

About IoT Playbook:
IoT Playbook is the most comprehensive resource for integrators and solution providers to help them profit from the booming Internet of Things (IoT) market. IoT Playbook offers cutting-edge guidance on trends and opportunities in everything from sensors, software, and gateways to "smart" offices and cities. It reaches tens of thousands of North American providers of audio, control, digital signage, IT networking, business continuity, cybersecurity, surveillance, unified communication, mount, cabling, energy, cooling, and other solutions. Produced by EH Media Inc.

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