Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM CST
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Meyer's Restaurant 
4260 S 76th Street
Greenfield, WI 53220

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Chandra Krieg 
Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association 

January 2019 Monthly Dinner Meeting with Mark Gabel

Mark Gabel currently serves as a Cyber Security Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) in the One Commercial Partner Organization at Microsoft. As a CSA, he is responsible for helping partners build security practices and security solutions within the modern workplace.

He has over 24 years experience in cyber security along with a breadth of experience across a number of industries to include Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Technology, Retail, Consumer Goods, and Energy.  He has served in leadership roles at Eli Lilly & Company, Roche Diagnostics, Microsoft Corporation, Starbucks Coffee Company, ServiceNow, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and MISO Energy.

Mark Gabel holds several business and security certifications and is a member of numerous industry associations.  He has held a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification from the International Information Systems Security Certificate Consortium since 2001.


A View into the State of Modern Cybersecurity

The digital transformation of business has caused cybersecurity to be a constant struggle for companies large and small.  Join us for an opportunity to hear first-hand from one of Microsoft's cybersecurity experts on evolving cyber security threats, future predictions, and what companies can do to best protect themselves from cybercrime.

An Overview of the Business Impact of the GDPR

In a recent Pulse survey, 92% of US organizations said compliance with the EU's new General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) is a top data protection priority.  And, 77% of US companies with more than 500 employees said they plan to spend at least $1 million on GDPR readiness.  This presentation introduces business leaders to the basics of the GDPR, including a top-level overview of consumer rights and business responsibilities.