16th Annual New York State
Cyber Security Conference

8th Annual Symposium on
Information Assurance


June 4 & 5, 2013
Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY

Navigating the Seas

Select Presentations Available

The 16th Annual New York State Cyber Security Conference was held June 4-5, 2013 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Recognized as the premier Northeast conference for cyber security education, the event was co-hosted by the NYS Office of Information Technology Services’ Enterprise Information Security Office, the New York State Forum, Inc., and the University at Albany's School of Business and College of Computing and Information.

The conference featured a welcome by Fran Reiter, Executive Deputy Director of State Operations, a keynote address by Michael Papay, Vice President of Information Security and Cyber Initiatives for Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector and Chief Information Security Officer, who presented “Recommended Cyber Actions for Large Enterprises: An Industry Perspective.” Billy Rios of Cylance provided the Annual Symposium on Information Assurance’s keynote talk “Why every CSO needs to know Industrial Control Systems (ICS).”

The event drew over 1,000 attendees from government, the private sector, and academia to the Capital Region. This year’s conference theme was Helping Navigate Stormy Seas.

The co-hosts wish to thank the presenters, sponsors, exhibitors, attendees and volunteers who made this yet another great year.

Co-hosted by:

The NYS Forum, Inc.
University at Albany, State University of New York
The NYS Forum, Inc.

Deborah A. Snyder

Acting Chief Information Security Officer


Cyber Security