K-12 Cyber Security Summit - The Teneo Group
The Teneo Group

K-12 Cyber Security Summit

May 12 – Mt. Laurel – 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Protecting K-12 schools from cybersecurity threats.

You are invited to a full day of learning about today’s evolving cybersecurity challenges facing the education sector and the innovative strategies needed to mitigate them. 


Krista Valenzuela, Bureau Chief and CTOP

Krista Valenzuela is the bureau chief of Cyber Threat Outreach & Partnerships (CTOP) at the NJCCIC, which is responsible for spreading awareness of current cyber threats, tactics, and techniques; promoting cybersecurity best practices; and establishing relationships with critical infrastructure, businesses, organizations, and individuals around the State and beyond. Mrs. Valenzuela has worked at the NJCCIC for over seven years and previously worked at the US Department of Defense on their information assurance mission.

Oren Koren, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Oren Koren is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Veriti. Oren brings 19 years of experience in cybersecurity, advanced threat analysis, and product management. Prior to Veriti, Oren led AI-based innovations and advanced data analytics projects redefining threat hunting and SIEM applications.

Oren served 14 years at the prestigious 8200 unit and led different cybersecurity activities and technological research projects. Oren won the Israeli Security Award and 3 MOD awards for cutting-edge innovations in cyber security.

Jeff Schwartz, Vice President, Americas Engineering, Office of the CTO

Jeff Schwartz is the VP of Engineering, Americas, for global cyber security company, Check Point Software. He manages a team of 300~ engineers across multi-disciplinary fields, and he’s responsible for all security engineering resources across a $1 billion portion of the business in North America.  Over his 20-year career in cyber security, Jeff has consulted, designed, and overseen the implementation of the largest network security deployments across all industries, and throughout both the Fortune 500 and major government agencies.

John Rowe, Sr. Account Executive - SLED

Nicholas O'Hara, Security Engineering Manager, Email Security

Nicholas O’Hara is a Security Engineering Manager for Harmony Email & Collaboration. He and his team are responsible for evangelizing the benefits of the Next Generation of Email Security & HEC. Prior to Checkpoint, Nick worked in Managed Services and conducted countless customer implementations across the technology stack – from Collaboration Apps to CRM Integrations to Email Infrastructure architecture.

Roundtable Peer Discussion

Hear from cybersecurity peers as they discuss some of their current projects and most enlightening solutions to them.

Bring your questions!

Aaron Rose, Cyber Security Evangelist, Security Architect, Office of the CTO

Aaron Rose is a Cyber Security Evangelist, Security Architect & Member of the Office of the CTO at Check Point Software Technologies. A subject matter expert in Cloud, Internet of Things, and Application security, Aaron has focused his career on securing organizations & their resources beyond the perimeter of the traditional network firewall.

An avid international traveler, Aaron welcomed the opportunity to spend three months in Tel Aviv’, Israel training with Check Point’s research & development teams at the company’s global headquarters.

Demo Days

BYOD for a hands on session with some of the latest cybersecurity tools.

Attendees must bring their own laptop and power cord. Or join our sponsors to have a walk through of their latest demo environments.

Anthony ZissimosCISA, Cybersecurity Advisor, Region II

Anthony Zissimos serves as a Cybersecurity Advisor in the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Mr. Zissimos is a part of the Cybersecurity Advisor (CSA) Program, which directly supports CISA’s mission and vision to strengthen the security, reliability, and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) the US government agency responsible for protecting the country’s critical infrastructure and cybersecurity. Learn how organizations are and should be thinking about innovating and building security into their core functions, understanding cyber risk, the lessons we’ve learned and what’s to come.

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9:30 – Registration

10:00 – Program Begins



Hands on Demo Days (BYOD)

5:00 – Wrap up


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