The Research Triangle Park

Triangle Tech Speaker Series: Cybersecurity in an Ever Changing World

Fidelity Investments | New Millennium Way, Durham, NC 27709 May 9 4:30 pm - May 9 6:30 pm

As computer networks become more advanced, so does the risk they pose. From phishing to ransomware, and now even cyberwarfare, we find ourselves in a vulnerable state anytime we are online, both as businesses and individuals. Join us as we explore topics relevant to the state of cybersecurity today, and as we also take a look into the threats ahead and the methods we will use to combat them.


4:30 - Doors Open, Brief Networking

4:45 - Keynote - Mark Whitteker, Sr Manager – Government Security, Compliance and Data Protection, Cisco Systems, Inc.

4:55 - Panel Discussion with Audience Participation

5:45 - Networking Session, Meet the Speakers

Keynote Bio

Mark Whitteker, MSIA, CISSP, ISP, is the manager of the Government Security, Compliance and Data Protection Services mission at Cisco Systems, Inc. Leading a geographically dispersed team of veteran security and IT professionals, Mark has over 20 years of experience in security architecture, secure solutions development, systems and network auditing, forensic discovery, vulnerability assessments, and security management. He has an extensive background in the application of US government regulations and requirements, including both physical and logical security, with notable success and accomplishments in directing a broad range of corporate security initiatives through the design, planning and implementation of classified and unclassified solutions supporting key business objectives. He is the President for the Raleigh chapter of the ISSA, and teaches IT security courses in his copious free time.


Chuck Kesler, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Duke Health

Lou Velasco, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

More to be announced soon...

Beer, wine, and food will be served after the talks.

Please note this event is being held at Fidelity Investments. Please use the Google location  to guide you in. Please also note that all attendees will have to be registered to gain entry into the building.