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Cybersecurity and Financial Markets Forum

Event Date: 

Nov 29, 5:30pm to 7:00pm


565 W Adams Street
Morris Hall, 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60661

The Cybersecurity and Financial Markets Forum will bring together members of the Chicago financial community, practitioners in the cybersecurity field, academics, and students to discuss emerging issues of cyber threats to the integrity of financial market information technology systems and to identify the needs of the financial community in preparing for these serious threats.

The seminar format will be a one hour and 30-minute panel discussion moderated by Dr. Ben Van Vliet of the Stuart School of Business and featuring top exerts from the financial and security fields, followed by a reception.



  • Greg Benson, Incident Response, Planning and Cybersecurity Instructor, University of Illinois, Aurora University and College of DuPage
  • Andy Kumiega, Ph.D., Vice President, Director of Financial Engineering, Calamos Investments; Adjunct Professor, School of Applied Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Peter Van Loon, Manager of Information Security, Eddie Bauer; Board Member, ISACA Chicago Chapter