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South Carolina Small Business Cybersecurity Summit

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About the Event

As cyber criminals continue to target small businesses and government organizations across the nation, a panel of experts converge to discuss ways small businesses and the government can work together to combat cyber crimes. This free event is open to all businesses and organizations across South Carolina.


Governor Henry McMaster

The Honorable Henry D. McMaster


State of South Carolina

Dr. Amy Apon

Dr. Amy W. Apon, Ph.D

Professor and Chair, Division of Computer Science

Clemson University

Ken Bible

Ken Bible

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

David Trzcinski

Mr. David Trzcinski

Chief Information Security Officer

U.S. Small Business Administration

Dr. Richard Brooks

Dr. Richard R. Brooks, Ph.D

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Clemson University

Rob Cheng

Mr. Rob Cheng

CEO and Founder

PC Matic

Dr. James Clements

Dr. James P. Clements, Ph.D.


Clemson University

Mr. Russ Kaurloto

Mr. Russ Kaurloto

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Clemson University

Nicole Perlroth

Ms. Nicole Perlroth

Author of This is How They Tell Me The World Ends

Cybersecurity Reporter for The New York Times

John Hoyt

John Hoyt

Deputy Director of Information Security

Clemson University