Cybersecurity Summit for Small & Medium-Sized Manufacturers

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

The Cove at the University Of California, Irvine, Suite #250 5141 California Avenue, Irvine, CA 92697

No business is too small to be hacked!


Join us for this informative event about Cybersecurity in manufacturing!


Why Should You Attend?

  • 60% of cyber attacks were on small business
  • 50% of small businesses reported being the target of a cyber attack
  • 21% of manufacturers have suffered a loss of Intellectual property
  • 86% of procurement departments would consider removing a supplier due to a breach
  • Only 29% of small businesses know the steps to improve cybersecurity

Contact Info:

If you have questions or need additional information, contact Jim Watson  

Sponsor Info:

If you would like to participate in the Vendor Showcase, please contact Jose Anaya at


08:00 am - 09:00 amRegistration, Badging, Continental Breakfast, and Networking

09:00 am - 09:15 am Welcome Remarks

09:15 am - 09:45 am Morning Keynote

09:45 am - 10:30 am Panel #1: Vulnerability of Manufacturing to Cyber Attacks

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break and Vendor Showcase

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Panel #2: Risks and Liabilities of Cybersecurity


01:15 pm - 01:45 pm Afternoon Keynote

01:45 pm - 02:30 pm Panel #3: How to Assess Your Cyber Risks

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm Panel #4: How Manufacturers Are Protecting Themselves Against Cyber Attacks

03:30 pm - 03:45 pm Closing Remarks

03:45 pm Adjourn


FAQs for the Cybersecurity Summit Event  

What are my directions/parking options getting to the The Cove at UC Irvine?

Directions from North of UCI
1. Proceed South on 405 or 55 to the 73 South
2. Exit Bison Avenue off the 73
(Last exit before toll begins, so no need to pay)
3. Left turn onto Bison Ave.
4. Left onto California Ave.
5. Take the 1st left into our parking lot

Directions from South of UCI
1. Take 405 North
2. Exit Culver Drive and turn left
3. Turn right on Campus Drive
4. Turn left on E. Peltason
(on the other side it is called Berkeley)
5. Turn left onto Bison Ave.
6. Turn right California Ave.
7. Take the 1st left turn into our parking lot.

Please note: Our building runs parallel to California Ave and we are next door to the Starbucks.
Ample free parking is available. 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Jim Watson at or 310-263-3064  

What is the refund policy?

In order to receive a refund, we must receive written email notification by October 25th, by Noon.  

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