Executive Certificate* in IT Security Presented by CompTIA

Tom Fitzpatrick

Tom Fitzpatrick is a noted CompTIA Faculty member, IT security speaker, marketer, and evangelist. Most recently, he worked with MSPs to provide 24/7 security services to their clients through an industry-first SIEM-as-a-Service platform. Previously, Tom served as Global Director of Sales and Marketing Enablement for Kaspersky Lab, a leading IT security solutions provider. His experience in building markets for B2B endpoint security, application control, mobile security and protected virtual environments contributed to the company’s meteoric growth to over $800 million. Tom also served as an evangelist for emerging security technologies such as anti-DDoS, anti-APT, and protection for industrial control systems (PLC, SCADA). His career spans positions with Tech Data, Panasonic, and Cisco. Tom holds an MBA from the University of South Florida.

*The purchase of the Certificate Pass includes access to an exclusive track of education which allows attendees to earn a certificate in IT Security from CompTIA and differentiate themselves from their competition!

Attendees who choose to earn the certificate will be unable to participate in ITEX Educational sessions as the certificate and education run concurrently.

Day 1 – April 19th

9:00AM – 9:50AM

COURSE #1: Transforming Your Business through IT Security

Security is a core component to every technology provider’s business. In this course, solution providers discover what it takes to: become a trusted security advisor, explore what comprehensive IT protection looks like, and scrutinize the investments required to be successful.

11:00AM – 11:50AM

COURSE #1: Transforming Your Business through IT Security (cont’d)

2:30PM – 3:20PM

COURSE #2: Your Customer’s Risk Profile

In this course, solution providers will examine current trends in IT security, including the impact of breaches through case studies. They will then use that information to better understand their customer’s business and set appropriate security goals. Finally, attendees will explore security as a business enabler. Attendees who complete this course will receive a risk analysis tool for assessing client risk tolerance and exposure.

Day 2 – April 20th

9:00AM – 9:50AM

COURSE #2: Your Customer’s Risk Profile (cont’d)

11:00AM – 11:50AM

COURSE #3: Solution Selling Strategies

For solution providers with a solid IT security business, this course helps to build on their success. Attendees learn to develop security strategies that account for their customers’ business needs as well as the current IT landscape. In addition, the session explores strategies to address current IT trends, including unified threat management, cloud security, as well as the impact of a mobile and social workforce.

2:00PM – 2:50PM

COURSE #3: Solution Selling Strategies (cont’d)

Pass Options and Pricing

  • Expo Hall Pass
  • Early Reg: $139 / At Door: $199
  • Expo Hall Admission
  • PIA Awards
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  • Education Pass
  • Early Reg: $209 / At Door: $299
  • Education Sessions
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  • Certificate Pass
  • Early Reg: $279 / At Door:$399
  • Executive Certificate in IT Security*
  • Expo Hall Admission
  • PIA Awards
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