University of Wisconsin–Madison
Lockdown 2018

What do Facebook and the 2012 U.S. presidential election have in common?

Ben Hagen, is the current head of corporate information security at Facebook and former head of security for President Obama’s re-election campaign tech program. He and Dr. Rebecca Wynn, 2017 Cybersecurity Professional of the Year and data protection officer at Matrix Medical Network, will present their respective keynotes at this year’s Lockdown 2018.

Join other cybersecurity and information technology professionals at the 18th annual UW-Madison Lockdown Technology & Cybersecurity Conference where we will discuss related topics through our theme, ‘Building the Future of Cybersecurity’. This year’s conference has moved to the Monona Terrace Convention Center and will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018.

The conference keynotes and concurrent sessions will provide a wide variety of topics that address both the technical and strategic nature of cybersecurity. Conference tickets are $195 each and include breakfast, lunch, refreshments, a conference gift bag, and access to the Lockpick Village where you can try your hand at thwarting various physical security measures. Students are welcome to attend at a discounted rate of $100. For student registration, please email

Register today.