Cyber Resilience:
A Cross-Sector Approach

On August 22nd, five cybersecurity leaders from government, the private sector, and the public sector, will share their experiences responding to attacks and data breaches, as well as their insights regarding best practices. Topics include collaboration and information sharing, the role of the C-suite in cyber resilience, proactive approaches, and more. Click here to register.


  • Stevan Bernard, Founder, Bernard Global, LLC; Former Executive Vice President of Global Protection Services, Sony Pictures

  • Jamil N. Jaffer, Executive Director, National Security Institute; Vice President for Strategy and Partnerships, IronNet Cybersecurity

  • Danjel Bout, Program Manager, Utility Cyber Security Branch, California Public Utilities Commission

  • Joseph Oregon, Cybersecurity Advisor Region IX: Southern California, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISCA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security


  • Eileen Decker, Principal, Pacific Intelligence and Cyber; Former U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California

Date and Time

Thursday, August 22, 2019
8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.


The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

This event is co-sponsored by the LA Cyber Lab and the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. To receive alerts and threat intelligence information via email, join the LA Cyber Lab mailing list here.

Brock Long:
Emergency Management 2.0

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On September 24th, Brock Long, Executive Chairman of Hagerty Consulting and Former Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will join us for the next Distinguished Speaker Series. Discussing his time at FEMA, the community lifelines, FEMA's Strategic Plan, a culture of preparedness, the future of emergency management, and more, Brock will share his successes, challenges, and lessons learned. Click here to register.

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.


The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Free parking will be provided for registered attendees.


Reasonable accommodations or other auxiliary aids and/or services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability, you are advised to make your request at least five or more business days prior to the event. For additional information, please contact: 310-984-3684, Ext. 703

About the DISTINGUISHED Speaker Series

Founded in 2017, the HSAC Distinguished Speaker Series has become the Los Angeles region’s premier program for sharing stories and lessons learned in the field of crisis management.

Accomplished and seasoned professionals discuss current and emerging issues in public safety, recount challenges that tested them and their respective organizations, and share their own successes and failures. This convening of crisis managers has created rare opportunities to learn from one another, exchange ideas, and foster partnerships.

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