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NSTC Technology Forum: The Future of Cybersecurity in an Accelerating Digital World

  • 16 Dec 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • 100 Cummings Center, Beverly, MA 01915



With the acceleration of digital disruptions and new ways of working here to stay, the need for organizations to keep up with the speed of business and remain secure has never been greater. We will discuss the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape and gain perspective on enterprise-relevant trends, including ransomware, third-party security, data privacy, and zero trust.

Please join us for a fireside chat luncheon where we speak with cyber security industry experts: 

  • Thomas McDermott, Director, CohnReznick Cybersecurity, Technology Risk and Privacy
  • Chris Caprio, Chief Financial Officer, Focus Technology
  • Hillary Caplan, Assurance Manager, CohnReznick (moderator) 

Speaker Bios:

Thomas McDermott, Director, CohnReznick Cybersecurity, Technology Risk and Privacy

Tom provides specialized advisory services in a variety of areas, including cybersecurity, IT risk management and governance, information security, and compliance across a broad range of industries. Tom leverages his experience and expertise to assist organizations in the assessment of technology related risks as well as the development and implementation of real-world, pragmatic, solutions to mitigate risk, seize opportunities, and achieve compliance.

Chris Caprio, Chief Financial Officer, Focus Technology

Joining Focus in 2017, Chris lends his 20+ years of experience in planning, forecasting and reporting financial data. During his tenure he has been a key contributor to the company’s modernization, transformation and record company growth. Recognized as an industry thought leader, Chris serves as Chair for the Financial Executives International (FEI) Boston and the CFO Leadership Council Boston Chapter and is a sought-after keynote speaker at industry events across the country.

Moderator: Hillary Caplan, Assurance Manager, CohnReznick

Hillary Caplan, CPA, is an assurance manager in CohnReznick’s Boston, MA office. She has five years of public accounting experience, providing audit, technical accounting, financial statement preparation, and IPO readiness services. Her primary industry concentration is technology in which she works closely with clients to meet their unique needs. Hillary is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts and was the recipient of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (Mass CPAs) 2021 Women to Watch Emerging Leader Award.

Company Description:

As a leading advisory, assurance, and tax firm, CohnReznick helps forward-thinking organizations achieve their vision by optimizing performance, maximizing value, and managing risk. Our Cybersecurity, Technology Risk and Privacy practice helps companies design and implement robust cybersecurity and privacy strategies that stay ahead of cyberthreats, that is unique to your organization’s mission, operating environment, and risk profile; and most important, one that works to protect your most vital assets.

Company Link: www.CohnReznick.com/Cybersecurity


The Cummings Center

100 Cummings center

Community Conference Room

Beverly, MA 01915

COVID-19 disclaimer: In order to attend this event you will need to show proof of vaccination at the registration desk.

Thank you to our Host Sponsor!

North Shore Technology Council is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 100 Cummings Center, Suite 223-F Beverly, MA 01915.

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