Oct 2021: What You Need to Know About Cyberthreats

First Friday Video Series

Our October First Friday will feature Christopher Bender, cyberthreat expert and founder of Northcross Group, who will present an in-depth presentation, featuring:

  • The current trending threat landscape as well as the nature of such attacks
  • Who is perpetrating and coordinating these attacks
  • Warning signs and what to do if you suspect you are the target of an attack
  • Present a case study similar to a recent well-known attack in our region.

Christopher Bender has accumulated more than 22 years of management and technology consulting experience, specializing in efficiency, profits, agility and corporate responsibility in both the public and private sectors. As the founder of NCG, he has built a team of experts that unite business and technology to deliver results and value. Bender worked with mainframe and mid tier computing before transitioning to internet-based technology in the early 1990s, when he began to focus on data-driven systems and decision-making. He has executed project management efforts in excess of $30 million per year and mergers and integrations as large as $40 billion per year. Additionally, he has served as the lead architect for multiple enterprise-level system developments. Bender has a master of science degree in Management Information Systems and a bachelor of arts in Economics from George Washington University.

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