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2024 Cyburgh, PA Initiative

When: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Where: The Westin Pittsburgh

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Cyburgh Logo, Presented by Pittsburgh Technology Council and Ethical Intruder

May 1, 2024 | The Westin Pittsburgh

Presented by Pittsburgh Technology Council and Ethical Intruder

We are currently recruting sponsors for this event. Contact Ashley Steckel to learn how Cyburgh may showcase your brand and connect you to potential customers!

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Vulnerability affects the bottom line of the region’s businesses. 

Cyburgh, PA Initiative recognizes Pittsburgh as a leader in cybersecurity and features thought leaders and cybersecurity executives from companies with a connection to the region. Through presentations and idea exchanges, Cyburgh is a forum for cybersecurity professionals to engage with and learn from peers, experts, and solution providers for learning, networking, and business development purposes.

Who Should Attend?
Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operations Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Privacy Officers, Practitioners, Business Leaders, IT Managers and those who want to learn about the challenges and opportunities within cybersecurity.

This all–day program is applicable to all audiences interested in the business and strategic side of cybersecurity: corporations, small business, academic institutions, and public sector - especially those interested in learning how to protect your business and mitigate risk.

Why Attend?
As vulnerability affects the bottom line of our region’s business, it’s critical to stay on top of the latest threats and trends. 

Cyburgh is a learning opportunity for IT and security leaders. 
Cyburgh is a forum for the Pittsburgh IT community to network. 
Cyburgh connects attendees to partners that may help keep their business secure and protect their customers and bottom line. 
Cyburgh brings outside perspectives to the Pittsburgh IT community. 

The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel | 1000 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Keynote Speakers


Panel Discussions

Panel #1 Maximizing Cybersecurity Impact on a Shoestring Budget: Strategic Practices for Limited Resources, Staff, Money, and Time

Join our expert panel discussion as we delve into the art of achieving robust cybersecurity on a limited budget. In this insightful conversation, industry leaders will share strategic practices to maximize impact when resources, staff, money, and time are in short supply. Discover innovative approaches, cost-effective solutions, and time-efficient strategies to fortify your cybersecurity defenses. Whether you're a small business, startup, or simply looking to optimize your cybersecurity efforts, this discussion will provide invaluable insights to help you navigate the challenges and emerge with a resilient security posture.

Panel #2 Digital Defense: Navigating the Rise of Cyber Threats and Building Cyber Resiliency for the Inevitable Attack

In this session, our panelists will explore the evolving landscape of cyber threats and share insights on building robust cyber resiliency to prepare for the inevitable attack. Gain valuable perspectives on the latest threat vectors, emerging technologies, and best practices for fortifying your digital defenses.

Panel #3 Securing the Digital Horizon: Advanced Cybersecurity Strategies for Cloud and Connected Devices

Embark on a journey into the future of cybersecurity with our distinguished panel of experts. In this enlightening discussion, we'll explore cutting-edge strategies to safeguard the digital landscape, focusing on the challenges and opportunities presented by cloud computing and interconnected devices. Our panelists, seasoned professionals in the cybersecurity realm, will share insights into the latest threats and offer advanced strategies to ensure the resilience of your digital ecosystem.

Panel #4 Strengthening Critical Infrastructure through Cybersecurity Safeguards

Delve into the heart of cybersecurity's role in fortifying critical infrastructure in this insightful panel discussion. Our esteemed panelists, experts in the fields of cybersecurity and critical infrastructure, will illuminate the challenges, innovations, and crucial safeguards essential for bolstering the resilience of vital systems. Explore the dynamic landscape where cybersecurity intersects with critical infrastructure and gain actionable insights to navigate this complex terrain. Whether you're a cybersecurity professional, infrastructure specialist, or policymaker, this panel promises a wealth of knowledge on implementing robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard the backbone of our society. Join us for a thought-provoking dialogue that explores the strategies and best practices necessary for enhancing the security posture of critical infrastructure.

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Member Price: Early Bird $199, regular (after April 12) $225, Late/On-site $275
Non Member Price: Early Bird $325, regular (after April 12) $349, Late/On-site $375

Entrepreneur Rate/Grad Student Rate (for PTC members only) - 40% discount with coupon code. Please e-mail for registration code. Companies purchasing 5+ registrations are eligible for discount. Please e-mail for registration.


Presenting Sponsor

Ethical Intruder

Panel Sponsor

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Lunch Sponsor

Schneider Downs Logo

Supporting Sponsors

Sprocket Security

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We are Currently Looking for Event Sponsors!
Interested in Sponsoring? Reach out to Ashley Steckel at

Contact Information:
For content or logistics questions - Program Director: Monica Takacs, Sr. Director for Industry Networks,
For registration questions: Megan Colf, Director of Event Management,
For sponsorship questions: Ashley Steckel, Vice President of Business Development,

Want the member rate? Contact Brooke Wozniak, Business Development Manager,