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Community Events

Our Community Events section is where you can learn about interesting events Alvaka Networks is participating in nationwide.
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Merage Institute’s US-Israel Innovation Bridge Executive Leadership Program

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Alvaka Networks COO/CISO, Kevin McDonald, will be presenting at the US-Israel Innovation Bridge Executive Leadership Program being held in Orange County California. The presentation for the visiting Israeli executives on Homeland Security and Cyber Protection will cover specifically challenges in defending against attacks on US Businesses, Infrastructure and Election Systems.

Topic Title: Challenges in securing US businesses, Infrastructure and Election systems

Speaker Bio

Kevin B. McDonald, HCISPP is COO and CISO at Alvaka Networks. He has been with Alvaka for 16 years. Kevin is the appointed Chairman of the Orange County Sheriff/Coroner’s Technology Advisory Council (T.A.C), a member of the Orange County Homeland Security Advisory Council, FBI Infragard, The High Tech Crimes Consortium and the US Secret Service’s Electronic Crimes Task Force. Kevin is a trusted technology and security practitioner and public policy advisor to some of America’s most influential people and organizations. He advises corporate executives, federal and state legislators, law enforcement and high net worth individuals among others.

Past Events

Southern California HFMA Summer Program: Cyber Security in Healthcare

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Alvaka Networks’ COO/CISO Kevin McDonald will be speaking on Cyber Security in Healthcare this month at the Financial Management Association’s Summer program. The program is being held on July 12th, 2018 at The Center for Healthy Communities in Los Angeles. With nearly 2 decades in cyber security and as a Healthcare Certified Information Security & Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP), Kevin brings clarity and specificity to our complex challenges.

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California State Sheriff’s Association Foundation (CSSAF) Training Conference

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 3:30 p.m.

Kevin McDonald, Alvaka Networks’ COO/CISO and Chairman of The Orange County Sheriff’s Technology Advisory Council, will be presenting at the California State Sheriff’s Association Foundation (CSSAF) training conference in September. Mr. McDonald will be presenting on the state of cyber security and the OCSD civilian technology advisory council model. In addition to the issues we face in cyber security today, he will be sharing the background and process that inspired, developed and ultimately resulted in OCSD’s 8 years of success with its civilian technology advisory program.

Location: Northern California

Global Security Exchange/ASIS International 2018 in Las Vegas: The Growing Threat to America's Cyber Infrastructure

Monday, September 24th, 2018

The United States is threatened daily by hackers, hactivists, criminal syndicates, state-sponsored collectives, and terrorists. While these groups have different motivations, they all hope to steal state secrets or technologies, disrupt or destroy the critical infrastructure, and disturb the American way of life. Even leading intelligence agencies such as the NSA and CIA have suffered significant losses. Discuss recent attacks, review hidden ways breaches can happen, and dissect successful cyber countermeasures such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Alvaka Networks’ COO/CISO Kevin McDonald will be the presenter.

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8th Annual Year End Technology Showcase by 1903 Solutions

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Please join 1903 Solutions as they feature 2018’s Best Must Know Technology. Speaker presentations will include AI Revolution in Security, Deep Dive on the Dark Web, Block chain Security and GDPR, Future of the Data Center, and more. Alvaka Networks COO and CISO, Kevin McDonald, will also present on the latest cybersecurity threats, and some things to consider that you may have not to help you win the fight against cyber threats. Plus, there will be giveaways!

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