Fortifying Cybersecurity: Navigating the Human Element in the Digital Age

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Wednesday, February 21st, 6:30 PM CST

IT, Data, and Cybersecurity leaders in Chicago are invited to join this roundtable dinner on “Fortifying Cybersecurity: Navigating the Human Element in the Digital Age.”

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.


Fortifying Cybersecurity: Navigating the Human Element in the Digital Age

The digital era has intensified the need for robust cybersecurity, with a significant focus on the human element. Immutable data and proof of storage stand out as critical defenses against human error and the prevalent threat of social engineering. Alarming statistics indicate that 98% of cyberattacks exploit social engineering, targeting human vulnerabilities in over 700 incidents per business annually. 

Immutable data serves as a steadfast ally against these rampant attacks, while proof of storage acts as a shield against sophisticated social engineering tactics. The urgency for a fortified cybersecurity strategy is paramount, calling for the empowerment of cybersecurity leaders and the integration of cybersecurity within business strategies. Today, it is becoming more and more crucial to balance technology and education budgets, ensuring a comprehensive cybersecurity program. 

  • What are the key strategies for protecting organizations from human-related cybersecurity threats?
  • How can technology innovations enhance cybersecurity in the face of social engineering?
  • In what ways can cybersecurity be seamlessly integrated into overall business strategy and operations?


Senior Vice President of Technology at Intevity
Director of Information Security/CISO at Addison Group
Director of Product Security at Motorola Solutions
Director of Information Technology at Lake Forest Academy
Director – IT Data Strategy, Management & Solutions at CCA
Director, Technology Consulting at Infovity
IT Director – Service Delivery at Coyote Logistics
Senior Manager, Technology Risk at VillageMD
Director Of Information Technology at Medix

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6:30 PM Arrival of guests and drink reception
7:00 PM Welcoming and opening address by The Ortus Club
7:10 PM Short introduction by DeStor
7:20 PM Discussion initiated by the moderator and continued by the group
7:50 PM Appetizers are served
8:20 PM Discussion ends, mains are served
9:00 PM Drinks and networking

Hotel Viceroy

1118 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610, United States | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Hosted by DeStor and SteelDome


Your Own Peer Network

Take your seat at the table where industry leaders converge. Before and after our discussions, you’ll have dedicated time to connect with like-minded peers who share your passions. Immerse yourself in a dynamic, collaborative community that fosters innovation and knowledge-sharing. Whether you seek mentorship or professional camaraderie, no man is an island at our events.

Future Insight

Surrounded by elite visionaries, thought leaders, and disruptors, you’ll gain access to insights and emerging trends that extend beyond the horizon. Attending our events allow you an opportunity to not only anticipate change but to actively shape the future of your industry, returning with a strategic edge and a treasure trove of new ideas to elevate your business.

Expert Event Orchestration

Engage in candid, knowledge-rich conversations set against the backdrop of the world’s finest venues. With over 2,000 events since 2016, we are dedicated to professionalism, curating topics, guest lists, and moderators to provide you an unparalleled experience. 

Tailored Discussions

Your engagement is our priority; our renowned, handpicked moderators, adept at crafting immersive discussions, ensure that your time is thoroughly enjoyable and stimulating. Prior to the event, we’ll ask you questions to ensure the discussions are fruitful and aligned with your interests – all you have to do is show up.

Sensory Delight

Delight in meticulously curated three-course meals crafted by maestro chefs. Then take your pick from our curated menu of wines and coffee, all set within an ambiance that not only satisfies your palate but also inspires connections and ideas.

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