Merit 2.0 Presents
Cyber State 2022
A panel discussion on how eastern Virginia businesses can prepare their defenses in the face of increasing global cyber threats.
NICOLE HARRELL, attorney at Kaufman & Canoles, chairs the Data Privacy and Security teams. Nicole helps clients navigate data privacy, security, risks, and requirements, including HIPAA, CAN-SPAM and breach notification rules. Nicole advices on cyber incident readiness and assists in executing a cyber response plan.
JEFF FARR, is the CEO of Sera-Brynn, a cyber security firm founded by military security veterans and focused on digital forensics, compliance, incident response and assessments. Jeff is a 30-year industry veteran, and their clients include governments, Fortune-100 businesses, and VA-based enterprises.
SCOTT HUNTER, Scott Hunter is a District Manager for lnsperity, a $48 Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that helps business owners reduce employment-related risks and accelerate growth. Scott is native to the 757 and advises business owners on how to transform HR into a profit center. lnsperity was founded in 1986.
LARRY ROBERTSON, Chief Technology Officer, MERIT 2.0, LLC. Trained as an electrical engineer and the co-founder of MERIT. Larry engineered and supports the technology infrastructure for over 100 Hampton Roads businesses from software, the Cloud, and next gen firewalls. MERIT was founded in 1982.
GABRIEL MILLER, CISM and Chief Information Security Officer, MERIT 2.0, LLC. Gabriel is a chemist by training and a data scientist by practice. He is an original member of the famed "Black Hat" Hackers Conference in Las Vegas and an award-winning security professional. Gabriel developed MERIT'S enhanced security platform in 2020 and TBV Visibility in 2021.