Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University Starts Today

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Starting today, the nation’s foremost authorities in Cyber Security will convene at Augusta University for Cyber Georgia. This premiere event will bring together government, academia and industry experts to provide intelligence and the latest updates on how to improve cybersecurity, education and research.

The two-day conference will zero in on examining cyber threats in the health care industry and better preparing for cyberattacks in the hospital and public health arena. The overall goal is to provide attendees with a positive learning experience that they can incorporate into their work and personal lives.

“We are very excited to co-host this year’s program for the second year in a row,” said Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark. “Today, cybersecurity is a major concern for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Cyber Georgia will provide real solutions for cyber threats that we experience on a day-to-day basis.”

Lt. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Command, and Lt. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and the commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, will deliver this year’s keynote.

The summit will also feature:

Seth Carmody, Ph.D., Cyber Security Program Manager, Center for devices and Radiological Health

Dr. Gretchen Caughman, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Augusta University

Honorable Hardie Davis, Mayor of Augusta, Georgia  

Keenan Skelly, Vice President of Global Partnerships and Security Evangelist

Charles Johnson, CEO of EDTS, LLC and EDTS Cyber, LLC

With over 500 registrants, Cyber Georgia will facilitate necessary discussion providing attendees with a broadened perspective when it comes to fighting back against cyber-attacks. For more information on Cyber Georgia, visit