Meeting/Event Information

Cybersecurity Communications: Planning for “When,” not “If”

September 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

(ISC)² Headquarters
311 Park Place Boulevard, Suite 400
Clearwater, FL 33759

POSTPONED following Hurricane Irma.

We will update with a new date ASAP. 


With cybersecurity crises dominating the global headlines, it’s no longer a question of “if” this threat will face your organization, but “when.” Join PRSA Tampa Bay for a panel discussion on cybersecurity communications. Panelists include security experts and communications professionals with experience in the cyber space. Get tips on preparing a communications plan, best cybersecurity practices for your company or department, and top trends to look out for in the cyber communications field. Refreshments will be served.


Panelists include:

Jarred LeFebvre, Sr. Corporate Communications Manager at (ISC)²

Jarred has more than 15 years of experience in public relations and corporate communications with Tampa Bay area technology companies, including Tech Data, GFI Software and ThreatTrack Security. As senior manager of corporate communications for (ISC)², he is responsible for the association’s public relations, corporate communications, content, branding and web strategies. 

Gene Melendez, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Syniverse Technologies

As Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Gene Melendez is responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy, and program to ensure that Syniverse’s information assets and technologies are adequately protected. His career includes more than 20 years of leadership roles in security, business relationship management and technology. Prior to joining Syniverse, Mr. Melendez served in a variety of senior information security roles at PwC for over 17 years, including as Director of Global Information Security, in which he led a global security organization supporting 158 member firms across 170 countries. He is a graduate of DeVry Technical Institute, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). 



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