In today’s connected world, it’s hard to imagine a time when access to the internet wasn’t within the palm of everyone’s hand. From registration through on-site interactivity, we are all connected to the cloud.
From registration through on-site interactivity, we are all connected to the cloud. Is the hotel Wi‐Fi network in your room and meeting space secure? Are your registration and computer lab devices protected? Creating a cyber‐safe environment is crucial, not only because of attendees’ expectations but also because every phone, tablet and laptop is an entry point for potential harm to planners, delegates and their events.
- Identify the targets of attackers.
- Understand the types of attacks that we currently face individually and at business events.
- Explore approaches to reduce cyber risk.
With decades of experience as a provider of entertainment and event management services, Michael shares a wealth of knowledge gained through his career in the business events industry. His company, EventGenuity, LLC, produces business events throughout North America.
Michael is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and learning institutions, speaking on what’s now and what’s next in meetings and events. He has published articles in Meetings and Conventions, Convene, Meeting Mentor magazine, Connect magazine, Plan-It Tennessee, The Meeting Professional, Meetings Focus and Successful Meetings magazines and as a guest columnist for The Tennessean and Nashville Business Journal. Michael was recently awarded the MPI RISE Award for Meetings Industry Leadership and was recognized for Lifetime Achievement by MPI Tennessee.