FEI Chicago February PD Sessions

FEI Chicago February Professional Development Meeting

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Union League Club
5th floor Crystal Room
65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

Free to FEI Chicago Chapter Members; $25 Guests and NonMembers.
Registration and Refreshments 3:00pm 
First Program 3:30—4:30pm
Second Program 4:30—5:30pm

First Session 3:30—4:30pm
Current Cybersecurity Trends, Threats and How to Respond
With Jeffrey M. Spaeth, Director – Cyber Risk, Grant Thornton
This session on Current Cybersecurity Trends, Threats and How to Respond will:
  • Discuss recent cyber-attacks and explore the tactics, techniques and procedures currently being used by attackers.
  • Discuss effective ways to assess the current state of your organization’s cyber risk management program and identify cybersecurity frameworks and strategies to advance your organization’s cybersecurity posture.
  • Identify trending cyber solutions and hot topics that can help you to secure your organization and adapt quickly to support business imperatives.

Second Session 4:30—5:30pm
What is Your IT Operational Readiness Score?
With Linda Maclachlan, Founder/CEO, YJT Solutions
What is Your IT Operational Readiness Score?
Have you ever wondered which factors help some businesses stay evergreen, even as competitors shutter? Join Linda Maclachlan for an interactive presentation about the essential role of technology in business evolution. Linda will get everyone thinking about their IT infrastructure and will discuss some of the ways that all companies can prepare for innovation, regardless of their industry. Using live-polling technology, you will leave the session with real-time insights about how equipped your organization is to support innovation and combat disruption.  


Linda Maclachlan

CEO & Founder
YJT Solutions

Jeffrey M. Spaeth

Director - Cyber Risk
Grant Thornton