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Attend Cybersecurity Basics at Lockdown 2019

Registration for the 19th annual UW–Madison Lockdown Technology & Cybersecurity Conference is now open! “Living in a Cyber World” is the theme of the 2019 conference, which will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Monona Terrace Convention Center.

A new 1/2 day track called Cybersecurity Basics will cover essentials for novices who wish to learn more about protecting their digital identity. Talks will cover topics such as:

  • how to keep you and your families safe on the internet
  • how to recognize cyber attacks
  • what is the Cyber World and how kids are interacting with each other online
  • how to use a password manager to increase productivity and security
  • what are Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and how they protect your info
  • and more…..

Lockdown also provides an opportunity for other cybersecurity and information technology professionals to learn and collaborate on cutting edge topics impacting the industry. The conference keynotes and concurrent sessions will provide a wide variety of topics that address both the technical and strategic nature of cybersecurity.

Full-day conference tickets are $210. Student tickets are $100 (with proof of enrollment) and half-day ticket are $90 each. Each ticket will include an online transaction fee. Full day sessions include breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and a conference gift bag. Half-day sessions include everything except lunch. All sessions include entrance to the Lockpick Village where you can try your hand at thwarting various physical security measures.

Registration is now open, so reserve your spot today!