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Welcome to Cyber16, our region's premier 16th annual cybersecurity symposium! As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology, it's more important than ever to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in cybersecurity. That's why we've assembled a dynamic lineup of industry experts, thought leaders, and innovative practitioners to share their knowledge, insights, and best practices.

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At Cyber16, you'll have the opportunity to hear from leading experts in the field of cybersecurity. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, you'll learn about the latest threats, emerging trends, and best practices for keeping your organization secure. Our speakers will cover topics such as AI and machine learning, ransomware, phishing attacks, cloud and mobile security, and much more.

But Cyber16 isn't just about lectures and presentations. You'll hear a thought-provoking conversation between a panel of experts, enjoy a catered lunch, visit sponsor booths, and enjoy a keynote from renowned cybersecurity expert Jane Lute.

Connect with other cybersecurity professionals at a variety of networking opportunities, between sessions, at lunch, and during the closing cocktail reception.

And if that's not enough, Cyber16 will take place at the vibrant Northern Kentucky University.

So if you're ready to take your cybersecurity skills to the next level, join us at Cyber16. Register now and secure your spot at the premier regional cybersecurity symposium of the year!

For questions or concerns, please contact Symposium Lead, Sarah Mann at
4.0 general CLE hours for the Legal Issues in Privacy and Security track approved in KY and pending in OH. Contact Jeannine Abukhater Lambert at with questions.  

Keynote Speaker

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Jane Lute

A former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security (2009-2013) and current President and CEO of the Council on CyberSecurity and Board Member of the Center for Internet Security, JANE LUTE is an internationally trusted and renowned cybersecurity expert who has dedicated her career to enhancing global security and handling crises.


Ms. Lute's Bio

Ms. Jane Holl Lute is currently strategic director for SICPA SecurInk, a privately held Swiss company that provides security solutions to protect the integrity of most of the world’s banknotes. Ms. Lute served previously as Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and as undersecretary-general of the United Nations, where she held several positions in peacekeeping, peace building, and in the office of the Secretary-General. Ms. Lute serves as director on the board of Union Pacific Railroad, Marsh McLennan Corporation, and Shell plc.

Previously, Ms. Lute served as Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Internet Security, an operating not-for-profit organization and home of the U.S. Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) providing cybersecurity services for U.S. state, local, tribal and territorial governments.

Ms. Lute began her career in the United States Army and served on the National Security Council staff under both Presidents George H.W. Bush and William Jefferson Clinton.

Ms. Lute holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and a J.D. from Georgetown University.

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