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Cyber Security Advice for Entrepreneurs

October 30, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

About the Program

The Lawrence N. Field Center and The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity cordially invites you to an exclusive workshop with two C-Suite executives, with the topic on how new businesses can learn to protect themselves in an increasingly digital environment. Hear from Edward Amoroso, Founder and CEO of TAG Cyber, and David Ortiz, the Chief Information Security Officer at Bed Bath and Beyond. They will discuss the consumer perspective and their needs to be protected by business practices implemented.

About the Speakers
Dr. Ed Amoroso is currently Chief Executive Officer of TAG Cyber LLC, a global cyber security advisory, training, consulting, and media services company supporting hundreds of companies across the world. Ed recently retired from AT&T after thirty-one years of service, beginning in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs and culminating as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer of AT&T from 2004 to 2016.

Ed has been Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology for the past twenty-seven years, where he has introduced nearly two thousand graduate students to the topic of information security. He is also affiliated with the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU as a Research Professor, and the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University as a senior advisor. He is author of six books on cyber security and dozens of major research and technical papers and articles in peer-reviewed and major publications.

Ed holds the BS degree in physics from Dickinson College, the MS/PhD degrees in Computer Science from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and is a graduate of the Columbia Business School. He holds ten patents in the area of cyber security and media technology and he has served as a Member of the Board of Directors for M&T Bank, as well as on the NSA Advisory Board (NSAAB). Ed’s work has been highlighted on CNN, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He has worked directly with four Presidential administrations on issues related to national security, critical infrastructure protection, and cyber policy.


David Ortiz is the Chief Information Security Officer at Bed Bath and Beyond. After graduating NYU with a BS in Computer Science, he began his career as the Director of Systems Management and Enterprise Architecture. David has served in information security and technology leadership roles throughout his career. In these roles, David has established an enterprise information security program aligned with the company initiatives to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization.





2:45 pm – Doors open & Registration
3:00 pm – Presentation
4:30 pm – Networking Reception


Register online, by phone, or via e-mail:

  1. Complete the online registration form
  2. Call us at 646-312-3231 or
  3. E-mail us at either mailto:Marlene.Leekang@baruch.cuny.edu or srdanovic@baruch.cuny.edu

Register here


October 30, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Baruch College, Vertical Campus Building, Room 14-220
One Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010 United States


Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship