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MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Chamber, S.C. Chamber, USC’s SC Cyber to Host Cybersecurity Summit in Columbia

May 22, 2017

Presenting Sponsor: Immedion

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the University of South Carolina’s SC Cyber, will host a summit to help small and midsize businesses develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs. Top experts from government, law enforcement, and the private sector will discuss topics such as cybersecurity threats to the private sector, challenges for small and midsize businesses, and public-private collaboration on cyber incident response, among other topics. 

The presenting sponsor of the summit is Immedion.


Ann M. Beauchesne, Senior Vice President, National Security and Emergency Preparedness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The Honorable Mike Rogers, former chairman, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable Stephen K. Benjamin, Mayor, City of Columbia, South Carolina
Lester D. Eisner, Major General, (USA, Retired) and Founder, SC Cyber
Eric L. Goldstein, Branch Chief, Partnerships and Engagement, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Andrew Grafton, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Frank Mobley, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Immedion
Victoria Pillitteri, Advisor for Information System Security, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Ted Pitts, President and Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
Additional experts in cyber and national security


Cybersecurity Summit
The full agenda is available here.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM


University of South Carolina
Alumni Center
900 Senate Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201



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