The ESA Leadership Summit Announces Matthew H. Meade as Seminar Speaker
Meade to Talk Cyber Security at 2016 Leadership Summit in February
Irving, Texas (January 5, 2016) — The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is pleased to announce that cyber security expert Matthew H. Meade will speak at the ESA Leadership Summit slated for Jan. 31 – Feb. 3 in Chandler, Ariz.
Meade will be speaking at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2 about data security, how it affects security professionals and what they need to know to be prepared for data security challenges.
Meade is an attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC and is co-chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Protection Group where he provides advice regarding data security breaches, information and records management and other areas regarding privacy. He helps clients identify business risks associated with the use and storage of sensitive information. Meade regularly advises clients on security breach notification laws and other U.S. state and federal data security requirements, including laws regarding disposal of records. Meade drafts agreements addressing issues related to data use, privacy and security. He also has prepared document retention and management policies and developed associated training programs.
Meade’s experience ranges from working with the New York office of an international law firm, as an associate at a small Pittsburgh law firm, and developing and implementing comprehensive Internet, intranet, computer and email policies for private and nonprofit businesses.
Meade’s seminar, slated for 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, is sponsored by Axis Communications, Telguard and Tri-Ed by Anixter. He will reference recent high-profile data breaches including some that have impacted the electronic security industry. Meade will also share information on state data security laws and how they apply to your business, best practices to protect and secure customer and employee data, and steps to help create a culture of cyber security compliance within your organization.
The 2016 Leadership Summit promises to be even bigger and better, bringing together 300 security industry professionals to Link Learn and Lead their businesses to new heights.
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino boasts well-appointed meeting spaces, 100,000 square feet of Vegas-style gaming and a variety of restaurants and lounges, amenities and outstanding service. It is ideally located minutes from Tempe and Scottsdale on the beautiful base of South Mountain. The venue neighbors 36 holes of Troon Golf, Rawhide Western Town, Aji Spa, Koli Equestrian Center and for driving enthusiasts Bondurant School of Driving is right across the road. Newly added Premier Outlets exceed the shop-a-holics wildest dreams and offer high-end designer outlet stores like Coach and Burberry. The best part is that the hotel offers complimentary transportation all day throughout the destination.
Registration for the ESA Leadership Summit is live and early registration discounts are still available until January 8, 2016. For information about how to register and hotel reservations, go to www.ESA-Summit.com or contact Hannah Hall at 972-807-6811. For Leadership Summit sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jessica DaCosta via email at Jessica.DaCosta@ESAweb.org or at 972-807-6827 or Allison Avril via email at Allison.Avril@ESAweb.org or at 972-807-6832.
Established in 1948, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) is the largest trade association representing the electronic life safety and security industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. ESA may be reached at (888) 447-1689 or on the Web at www.ESAweb.org.