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Secretary of Homeland Security to Participate in U.S. Chamber of Commerce NOW + NEXT

Secretary of Homeland Security to Participate in U.S. Chamber of Commerce NOW + NEXT

On Wednesday, May 5, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas will participate in a virtual event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce entitled NOW + NEXT: Countering Ransomware Webinar.  Secretary Mayorkas will speak about why protecting against ransomware is a national security priority and a critical issue for small businesses. 

Following his remarks, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) representatives will participate in a panel discussion on how small businesses can better protect themselves from this evolving threat. Panelists include:

  • Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director, Cybersecurity Division, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
  • David M. Smith, Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigation Division, Secret Service
  • Juliana Vida, Chief Technical Advisor, Public Sector, Splunk
  • Moderated by: Pete Marta, Partner, Hogan Lovells

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