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Sign up underway for cybersecurity summit

Terra State

FREMONT – Registration for the Terra State Community College Cybersecurity Educational Initiative Summit is now open. The Summit will take place Friday, Oct. 26, to educate and bring awareness of Cybersecurity to the community and industry leaders.

The Summit will feature David Kennedy, founder and CEO of TrustedSec and Binary Defense who will speak during the lunch session. Breakout sessions will be led by industry professionals including:

· Gregory Tapocsi from the Office of the Ohio Attorney General

· Troy Wildermuth of Cift Innovations

· Adam Luck of IGS Energy

· Scott Blough of Tiffin University

· Dr. Loren Wagener of CentraComm

· Mark Beadles of OARnet

In 2017, Terra State was designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y) through academic years 2022 by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The purpose and mission of CAE2Y is to collaborate and reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the nation.

Registration for the Summit is $25 and includes lunch and access to all breakout sessions. To learn more or register for the Summit, visit or contact Haley Crabtree at 419-559-2314 or

Pat McCauley is a PR specialist for Terra State Community College.