Boo's and Cyber News

Join us for “Boo’s and Cyber News” in recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Face your cyber fears at this happy hour event, where you will learn about the threats you’re up against and the best ways to defend against them.

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A Professional headshot of Javier Figueroa, M.A. Polce's new Cyber and Information Security Services Manager

Javier Figueroa

Javier Figueroa is a Cybersecurity Consultant at M.A. Polce with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. Figueroa holds a Masters in Cybersecurity and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), an ISACA-certified information Security Manager (CISM), a HITRUST Certified CFS Practitioner and a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).

Professional Headshot of event speaker Louis Stoio

Louis Stoio

Louis Stoio is a Security Analyst and Team Lead at M.A. Polce recognized for his skills within Systems, Microsoft 365, and Google Workspace. Stoio holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Network and Computer Security, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and is certified in Barracuda Backup, ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management, and MS-500 (Microsoft Security Administrator).

Schedule and Agenda

We understand the fear that comes with data security, and we will help conquer those fears with information on the best methods to protect your assets. So, come enjoy some drinks, network with like-minded professionals, and gain valuable insights into modern cyber threat defense.

Schedule and Agenda

Attendees arrive, register, and network over drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Welcoming remarks from CEO Mike Polce.

Presentation from Figueroa and Stoio on new and emerging cyber threats and the technologies available for businesses to combat them.

Q&A session with the audience.

Summary of the key insights and takeaways from the event
and final networking opportunity for attendees. 

Key Benefits of Attending

Boo’s and Cyber News is designed to raise awareness of the current threat landscape and help New York State enterprises protect their critical infrastructure, systems, and business systems. In its 20th year, we’ll celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month through continued cybersecurity educational opportunities for our community.

Stay Informed

Learn about the latest cyber threats, trends, and defense technologies to stay current with the risks you’re up against.

Adopt Active Defense

Get actionable insights into defending against cyber attacks and reduce the likelihood of data breaches and financial losses.

Boost Cyber Resilience

Understand how to develop resilience to minimize downtime and recover swiftly during a cyber incident.

Celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Use this opportunity to participate in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCAM) and get your organization involved.

Cultivate Security Consciousness

Demonstrate your commitment to cybersecurity at your organization and show your stakeholders that you're serious about data security.

Network with Local Experts

Connect with cybersecurity professionals, IT teams, and fellow business leaders to exchange ideas and insights.

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