Protecting Wisconsin Businesses against Cyber Threats | Appleton

May 25 2017

Butte des Morts Country Club | Appleton
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Malicious insiders and hackers are continuously creating new methods to get to your sensitive data. The theft of business information costs the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars a year and results in the loss of U.S. jobs and overall competitiveness. Would you be ready if they strike?

Join Schenck and guest presenter Byron Franz, special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), for a comprehensive overview on protecting yourself against looming cyber threats. Byron has worked national security investigations for more than 18 years and is currently assigned to FBI Milwaukee’s Cyber Squad. He will highlight some of the biggest cyber and economic espionage threats to Wisconsin businesses and individuals.

Then, join Steve Hyde to learn practical tips to boost your cybersecurity practices. Discover how implementing even a few security steps can help protect you and your business from the very real threat of cyberattack.

Learn more about:

  • How establishing public-private partnerships helps in securing U.S. trade secrets and personal information against these threats
  • The importance of creating a multi-layered security strategy
  • Best practices for developing strong IT policies


 Butte des Morts Country Club, 3600 W Prospect Ave, Appleton


8 - 9:30 a.m. with 15-minute Q&A to follow. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.


There is no cost to attend.


• Byron Franz, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Steve Hyde, MS, MBA, Chief Information Officer and Director – Information Technology Services, Schenck