Must-See Sessions at IT Nation Secure 2024

As we gear up for IT Nation Secure 2024 in Orlando, Florida and we can’t wait to meet up with our partners there, including our ConnectWise Evolve members! This year’s event, running from June 4-5, promises an incredible lineup of panels, discussions, and networking opportunities that we can’t wait to dive into (including our own talk about Seceon on Tuesday at 6 pm). Here’s a look at the sessions and panels we’re most eager to attend:

The Panel Lineup: 

Cybercrime is Accelerating: AI, Deepfakes, Voice Cloning—Future-Proof Yourself Now!

Date: June 4, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
Location: Sun Ballroom

Theresa Payton is a superstar within the cybersecurity community and I for one can’t wait for her keynote on AI and its impact on cybercrime, a subject on which she is a top world expert. She’ll be speaking on a top-of-mind topic for the industry as a whole, namely how AI, deepfakes, and voice cloning are being used by cybercriminals. This knowledge will be crucial for defenders developing strategies to protect their clients from these sophisticated threats. The live AI demonstrations promise to be eye-opening and will give us practical insights into defending against these new attack vectors.

Fireside Chat with Theresa Payton and Patrick Beggs

Date: June 4, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM ET
Location: Sanibel

And because we can’t get enough of Theresa Payton, we’re looking also forward to this fireside chat where she and Patrick Beggs, CISO of ConnectWise, will share their experiences. We’re particularly interested in hearing their thoughts on current cybersecurity challenges and their respective experiences of building the nation’s cybersecurity capabilities.

Unlocking Your MSP Superpowers with AI, Cybersecurity, and Data

Date: June 4, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM ET
Location: Miami

This session is set to be a treasure trove of insights on leveraging AI and data for cybersecurity. We’re excited to learn from experts like Chris Timms, Executive Vice President at ConnectWise MJ Patent, the CMO of our good friends over at Logically, about how to turn data into actionable intelligence. Understanding these strategies will help defenders become even more effective in protecting their clients and strengthening their cybersecurity offerings.

Taking Cybersecurity Culture to Main Street

Date: June 4, 2024
Time: 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM ET
Location: Sarasota

Creating a cybersecurity-aware culture is essential, and Ann Westerheim’s session is just what we need. We’re eager to discover practical methods to promote cybersecurity as a shared responsibility across all levels of an organization. This session promises to provide us with innovative ideas to help our clients embed cybersecurity into their daily operations, making it part of the organizational fabric.

Rising From The Ashes: How 1 MSP Managed a Mass Ransomware Attack

Date: June 4, 2024
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM ET
Location: Sarasota

We are particularly eager to hear Robert Coffi’s story about how Progressive Computing handled the aftermath of the Kaseya VSA ransomware attack. This session is sure to be both frightening and inspiring, providing a real-world look at crisis management and recovery. Robert’s recounting of his journey from attack to recovery, supported by the MSP community, will offer invaluable lessons and insights into resilience and the power of community support in the face of cyber threats.

Boost Your MSP’s Margins: Unleash Cybersecurity with Seceon 

Date: June 5, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM ET

I’m also thrilled to present the Seceon platform! Be sure to stop by for my presentation, where I will be exploring how MSPs can unlock new levels of profitability and value. Whether you’re an industry veteran or new to the field, Seceon provides a platform that enables MSPs to deliver advanced AI/ML security services. Trusted by over 430 MSP/MSSP partners and serving 7,800 customers, our platform reduces risks and enhances operational efficiency. I’ll be demonstrating how our single-pane-of-glass solution improves visibility across all attack surfaces, prioritizes alerts, and automates response and remediation. Attendees will learn how to elevate their security posture with continuous compliance management and robust reporting, transforming cybersecurity from a cost center to a driver of success.


Threat Intelligence Alone is Not Enough: Why You Need the ISAO, Cybersecurity Trustmark, and AI

Date: June 5, 2024
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM ET
Location: Osceola 4-6

Here at Seceon, we love CompTIA and their rich offering of certifications for the cybersecurity community, so of course we can’t miss this talk by Wayne Selk, VP of Cybersecurity Programs and Executive Director at CompTIA ISAO. We’re particularly interested in learning about the CompTIA Cybersecurity Trustmark and how it can help the community build a more robust security framework. This session will equip defenders with the knowledge to improve threat detection and response capabilities, ensuring their clients are better protected.

Trials, Traps, and Pitfalls in Implementing the CIS Controls: An Expert’s Guide to Success

Date: June 5, 2024
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM ET
Location: Osceola 4-6

Implementing the CIS Controls is no small feat, and we’re eager to learn from experts like Wes Spencer about the common pitfalls and how to overcome them. This session will provide practical tips and strategies to successfully implement these controls, ensuring defenders can help their clients achieve a higher level of security and compliance.


And of course, don’t forget the parties! In addition to learning from one another, IT Nation Secure offers the chance to network and celebrate while we’re in sunny Orlando!

Monday Night: Welcome Reception
Starting the conference with a bang, we’re excited to connect with other attendees and kick off our IT Nation Secure experience.

Tuesday Night: Pub Crawl in Solutions Pavilion
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Osceola Ballroom
This is a fantastic opportunity to mingle with valued clients and fellow attendees in a relaxed setting where they’ll be offering an array of craft beers and other drinks.

IT Nation Celebration at the Gaylord
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Emerald Bay Plaza
We can’t wait to enjoy an evening of great food, beverages, and networking as we celebrate the day’s learnings with our peers.

Wednesday Night: IT Nation Secure Wrap Party
The perfect way to conclude the conference, the wrap party will be a great opportunity to reflect on all we’ve learned and celebrate the connections we’ve made.

Will you be at IT Nation Secure? If so, be sure to stop by the Seceon booth, where the team will be giving away a free pizza lunch to anyone who attends our demo and provides feedback. We can’t wait to see you there!

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