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On Thursday, December 5 in the Lawrence Room of Rosary Hall, The Palisades Institute of Dominican College is pleased to present a dialogue about cyber-security, risks, and best practices. Protecting your company's critical infrastructure and Personal Identifiable Information (PII) for customers and employees is an on-going challenge complicated by threats ranging from hackers to international espionage.

Christopher Leigh, Chief Information Security Manager for Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., is an expert in cyber-security. He is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the company's internet architecture, remote access, and corporate web environment. Prior to working for Con Ed, Mr. Leigh served as Global IT Compliance and Risk Officer at United Technologies Corporation where he was tasked with protecting their worldwide infrastructure.

This interactive discussion will look at the current cyber-environment and the common methods used by hackers to steal intellectual property, obtain personal information, and cause disruption and destruction. Check-in and continental breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. with the seminar starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending promptly at 9:30 a.m. Free Parking is available by entering the campus on the west side of Western Highway just north of Mountainview Avenue in Orangeburg, NY.

The cost of the event including breakfast is $25 per person. To register, please call (845) 848-7806 or click here.

The aim of the Palisades Institute is to assist leaders to advance their organizations by providing them with professional development and information to integrate the concepts of Leadership, Quality, and Ethics to achieve long-term success. In serving the business, not-for-profit, and government community, the Palisades Institute also aims to serve Dominican College students by fostering their participation in these educational opportunities.


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