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INTERFACE Twin Cities
September 21st, 2017

  Presented by Jon Hallberg • Information Security Officer, Firefly Credit Union

Feeling a bit “Meh” About 2017 so far? In this session, we will compare and contrast with last year from the perspective of vulnerabilities, exploits and recent high-profile breaches. The Equifax data breach has been gathering plenty of headlines in recent weeks. What can we do to make sure this doesn’t happen to us? At times, it seems like there is no end in sight to securing your network, but there is hope!

We’ll talk about what’s changed, and what we as IT professionals can do to tackle 2018 with a better and brighter outlook.

Presented by: Jon Hallberg / Information Security Officer, Firefly Credit Union

Jon is a Minneapolis based IT professional with more than 25 years in the information technology field. Eighteen of those years have been within the credit union movement.

Whether it’s dealing with technology vendors, creating new financial applications, or building complex information systems security infrastructures, Jon has worked to establish strong but sensible standards that organizations can use to help protect themselves from today’s ever-changing threats.

Aside from architecting Firefly’s Information Security program, Jon is an active participant and delegate of numerous IT communities and Credit Union trade associations. He truly believes that sound security practices need to be shared across organizational boundaries; he champions the idea of creating a “security culture” within the workplace. Additionally, he feels the overall strengthening of IT can be achieved by the sharing of security knowledge and resources among his peers.

Jon holds the globally recognized SANS GIAC-GSEC*, the ISC2 CISSP*, and the Cisco CCNA* designations.