Full Access to Jennifer Salvadori, Event Director – Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference

Episode 16

Full Access: Episode 16
Episode Summary

IT security affects everyone, from law enforcement and municipalities to large corporations. The Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference brings together anyone involved in cybersecurity, digital forensics, audit and risk management, and investigations. 

The guest of this episode, Jennifer Salvadori – Event Director for Techno Security, explains that one of the greatest benefits of this conference is the encouragement people give each other through connections and networking. Attendees learn about new technology, processes, products, and services to increase work productivity. 

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Show Notes

 [00:59] Profile of this episode’s guest: Jennifer Salvadori, Event Director for Techno Security and Digital Forensics Conference – https://www.technosecurity.us/

  • Jennifer started in marketing roles with Power Equipment Companies.
  • Her initial goal was to become State Police.
  • She was a stay-at-home mom for a few years before jumping back into the workforce.

 

 [04:33] Details about the Techno Security Conference

  • The event includes corporate and government/law enforcement and anyone involved in cyber security, digital forensics, audit, and risk management.
  • Networking is one of the greatest benefits of the conference.
  • The conference offers labs and demonstrations.

 

 [10:24] Elements the Digital Forensics Conference looks for in abstracts and presentations

  • Attendees don’t want topics that are sales pitches.
  • An advisory board helps decide on content.
  • Location data presentations are the most well attended recently
  • Pre- and post-show conference rooms are available for additional training and conferences.

 

 [16:36] Successful locations and location changes for the conference 

  • The flagship event was in Myrtle Beach, but the conference outgrew that space.
  • Techno tried California as the location, but 2020 interrupted growth after a phenomenal launch in 2019.
  • The conference outgrew the San Diego space, so Techno is searching for new sites in Southern California.

 

 [19:56] Formats of the East Coast and West Coast conferences 

  • Attendees of the East Coast conference want to see more labs and hands-on experiences from top-tier sponsors. 
  • The West Coast conference is smaller and will mirror the East Coast format regarding sponsor levels and educational offerings.
  • Techno East will be adding eDiscovery next year.

 

 [27:33] Obtaining credit for training

  • The conference is CPE eligible.
  • A goal is to build credit into attendance.

 

 [30:47] Upcoming events and contact information

  • The San Diego conference is scheduled for next month
  • The West Coast conference will be moving next year
  • Follow Techno on its website and LinkedIn
  • Connect with Jennifer on LinkedIn

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