As we see more member businesses dealing with the unfortunate aftermath of workplace tragedy, hacking, and cyber scams, MRA wants to help you to be proactive and prepared for these threats that literally could disrupt your organization and its existence.
Join us for this Business Insight "Plus" event as we bring in two experts from the FBI and Briggs & Stratton for practical and proactive guidance on cybersecurity, crisis management, and continuity planning.
We’ll also give you a virtual toolkit that includes checklists, sample forms, tools, and state and federal links to resources. MRA will review the tool kit with you, so that you’re fully prepared before you leave.
Questions? Call Registrations at 800.488.4845 or email email@example.com.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Dave Droster – Director of Global Security at Briggs & Stratton
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Byron Franz – Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
11:30 a.m. - Noon
Lynell Meeth – MRA Director of Content Strategy
8:30-10:00 a.m. – Dave Droster, Director of Global Security Briggs & Stratton
This presentation provides a fresh perspective on crisis management by identifying and discussing the influence of basic human emotions, and how organizations can mitigate risk and increase preparedness, response, and recovery efforts, as well as impact a program’s overall effectiveness. The objective of the presentation is to ensure that these factors are understood by HR Professionals and that the importance of giving their potential impact proper consideration during any continuity program planning or continuous improvement reviews is recognized.
10:15-11:30 a.m. – Byron Franz, Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The United States has been targeted in state-supported cyberattacks from Russia, China, and Iran. These attacks have included military, political, and critical infrastructure targets, but the bulk of attacks are focused on stealing intellectual property, or "trade secrets" from American industry. These trade secrets form the heart of every business, and estimates place the theft of U.S. trade secrets at hundreds of billions of dollars a year. This presentation will cover some of the cyber threats facing HR professionals for Wisconsin businesses, with suggestions for mitigation; and reinforce the importance of effective public-private partnerships to protect business secrets and innovation.
11:30-12:00 a.m. – Lynell Meeth, MRA Director of Content Strategy
MRA has assembled a comprehensive, virtual cybersecurity, crisis management, and continuity planning toolkit that includes a variety of checklists, tools, sample forms, and links to state and federal resources. Lynell will review these materials and answer any questions regarding resources so attendees are fully prepared to implement and update their crisis/continuity planning program at their organizations.
Dave Droster – Director of Global Security Briggs & Stratton
Dave is a results-driven veteran of the security profession with more than 30 years of experience and leadership across a broad spectrum of related disciplines. Prior to his roles in security for Briggs & Stratton and Harley-Davidson, Dave served as a U.S. Marine, a Police Officer, and as an Inspector for U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Byron Franz – Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Byron has worked national security investigations for more than 15 years. Prior to coming to the FBI's Milwaukee office, he spent 10 years in Indianapolis, where he was a member of the FBI Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT) Team. He currently serves as the Strategic Partnership Coordinator for the FBI's Milwaukee Division to form partnerships with corporations and academia to better protect intellectual property and trade secrets.
Lynell Meeth – MRA Director of Content Strategy
Lynell’s human resource experience includes more than 20 years of consulting with managers, HR professionals, and executives in areas such as talent development, performance management, engagement and retention, assessments, mergers/acquisitions, employee relations and investigations, succession planning, and diversity initiatives. She is an experienced trainer in management and professional development, harassment, interviewing, diversity, metrics, and HR compliance.
Cost: $95 Members / $125 Nonmembers
Cancellation Policy: Attendee substitutions may be made at any time and are encouraged when the original registrant cannot attend. If you must cancel or reschedule, please notify us at least three (3) business days (or 72 hours) prior to the program to receive a refund of the program price. Cancellations or date changes made less than 3 business days prior to the program will incur the full registration cost.
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