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Los Angeles Facilities/EH&S Workshop: Current Trends in Physical & Cyber Security


April 26, 2018 12:00 pmApril 26, 2018 2:00 pm (PDT)


Nixon Peabody
300 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Join Biocom’s Los Angeles Facilities/EH&S Committee for an expert panel presentation on physical and cyber security at life science facilities. Our speakers will address preparing emergency protocols, preventing IP and IT attacks, latest security technologies, and coordinating with government agencies.

Speakers include:

User-added image Mike Dietsch, Enterprise Account Executive, Siemens Industry, Inc. – Building Technologies Division
Mike Dietsch is the senior client executive for Siemens Building Technologies in Southern California. For two decades, Mike has helped clients increase their security posture and maximize operational effectiveness through implementation of integrated security platforms, including video management software, access control, video analytics and remote management and control. He brings extensive working knowledge and expertise in the application of these technologies across diverse business and technical environments. Within Siemens, Mike holds multiple advisory positions focused on data driven life-cycle solutions, digitalization and IOT solutions. His client list extends to city governments, universities, airports, utilities and commercial organizations. Mike is a San Diego native and a graduate of the University of California, San Diego. He began his career in the security industry in 1997, working for a regional security provider before joining the Siemens San Diego office in 2001.

User-added imageSA James W. Peaco III, Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, FBI Los Angeles
Special Agent James W. Peaco III graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1992, and served as an Infantry Officer in the US Marine Corps. In 1998 SA Peaco joined the FBI as a Special Agent and was assigned to the Los Angeles Field Office. SA Peaco's initial assignment was on a violent crimes/criminal enterprise squad that targeted street gangs. As a collateral duty SA Peaco served as an operator on the FBI Los Angeles Special Weapons and tactics Team from 1999-2012. In 2007 SA Peaco began his current assignment as the Los Angeles Division Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator (WMDC). SA Peaco is responsible for WMD threat assessments, prevention, preparedness, and support to WMD investigations. SA Peaco has gone through extensive CBRNE training with various federal state and local entities and was certified as a FBI WMD Coordinator in 2012.

User-added imageFord Winslow, CEO, ICE Cybersecurity
With over two decades of professional experience in Information Technology and Business Management, Ford Winslow has been a thought leader in the related fields of cybersecurity, cloud and IT Services since their inception. ICE Cybersecurity, the San Diego-based firm he founded in 2016, specializes in anti-malware, anomaly detection and advanced cyber protection programs. Over the past two decades, Mr. Winslow has held technology leadership positions in the Cybersecurity, Cloud, Information Technology, Risk Management, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Healthcare, Non-Profit and Retail Industries, where he has consistently delivered value through the latest break-throughs in technology. Prior to launching ICE Cybersecurity, Mr. Winslow served as Chief Risk Officer of centrexIT, a San Diego-based Cloud and Managed Services Provider. He is the co-author of “Good Informatics Practices,” a best-practices training guide for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. In addition to his professional duties, Mr. Winslow serves as an advisor to a number of startups focused on Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT) and Emerging Technologies. He is an advisor and mentor with CyberTECH, a San Diego-based network of tech-inspired startups and early-stage firms. Mr. Winslow is an active member of the local community, supporting social organizations and charities benefiting a variety of worthy causes. His spare time is spent with family, on the golf course, playing music, working on classic cars or cooking. Ford studied Computer Science at University of Maryland, College Park and also Information Systems Management at University of Maryland, University College.

This event is free, but RSVP is required. Lunch will be provided.

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