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NTXISSA September 16, 2021 Monthly Meeting

September 16, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Welcome back, NTXISSA Members and Guests!!!

Maggiano’s Little Italy, North Ballroom, $15 for Members, $28 for Guests

6001 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093



Ransomware 101 – How to Reduce Risks and Respond to Attacks


Wade Tongen – ThycoticCentrify
Scot Miller – Mr. Cooper

How important is Ransomware threat prevention for your team? Why?

What recommendations do you have for other organizations on strategies for preventing ransomware attacks?

How are you partnering with various security vendors Thycotic/Centrify to secure your organization?

What made you prioritize and lock down privileges over other security initiatives?

Emcee: Sean Richards, NTXISSA Programs Vice President

Presentation Leaders:
Wade Tongen- Vice President, Sales Enablement – ThycoticCentrify

An industry veteran with 35+ years of experience in technology and enterprise accounts.  Wade has spent time in both training and systems engineering groups within organizations.  Wade has worked for multiple key vendors in the realm of identity, interoperability, and least privileged access for over the last 30+ years. Wade started working in the mainframe environment and transitioned with technology into LAN and Cloud environments.  Along the way, Wade has consistently worked with organizations from mid-sized, public sector, and multiple fortune 10 organizations to help them address challenges in their organizations.  Wade celebrated 15 years at Centrify in September 2020, where the first customer pitch talked about Centrify having 30 customers.

Photo of Scot Miller Scot Miller, CISSP, CISM – SVP/CISO – Mr. Cooper
Scot Miller, CISSP, CISM, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Mr. Cooper Group. He serves on the Dallas CISO Board, has presented on advances in Information Security and Technology Governance at consortiums in Florida, Texas, New York, Arizona, and Connecticut, and has been quoted in national magazines and other industry symposiums. Scot built high performing Security and Operations teams from the ground up, and over the past few years, brought HMS’s Security Incident and Asset Management programs to a new level.


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Members registration: $15
Non-member registration: $28


September 16, 2021
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Maggiano’s Little Italy
6001 West Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093 United States
(972) 781-0776