‘Leaders & Innovators’ series begins with panel on cybersecurity

SOUTHFIELD – Keeping sensitive personal data safe for customers and clients is a top priority for every business and organization. Failing at cybersecurity can mean huge financial losses and damaged reputations.

On Thursday, Sept. 14, the public can hear the latest tips on keeping data secure at an event at Lawrence Technological University, as the “Leaders and Innovators” event series begins for another academic year.

The discussion will be moderated by Murray Feldman, business editor at WWJ Newsradio 950, which produces the event series with LTU. Panelists scheduled to appear include David Derigiotis, director of professional liability and corporate vice president at the Southfield insurance brokerage Burns & Wilcox, and Sheila Marable, CTP, vice president and treasury management officer for business banking at PNC Bank.

The event begins with continental breakfast and networking at 7:30 a.m., with the discussion running from 8 to 9 a.m. The event is free, but preregistration is requested. For more information, visit http://detroit.cbslocal.com/wwjs-leaders-innovators-series-2017-2018/.

Future events in this year’s Leaders and Innovators series are as follows:

  • Thursday, Oct. 19 – Women in Leadership
  • Thursday, Nov. 16 – The New Workplace
  • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 – to be determined
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 – Industry Titans
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Venture Capital

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 100 universities for the salaries of its graduates, and U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best Midwestern universities. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.

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