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Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration: 7:00 AM

Paris Caterers (formerly Venice Plaza)281 Cross Keys Road
Berlin, NJ 08009

CPE Credits

  • 4.00 CPE Credits in CS


Free Event
This event is part of the Southwest Jersey Chapter Season Pass - 2018/19 event bundle.
In this session the speakers will discuss the rapid rise of Blockchain technologies, as well as its serious vulnerabilities that have recently been exposed. Additionally, more hot topics in cybersecurity will be shared.


Earn 4 CPE credits in CS.


In this meeting, the speakers will discuss:

  • Benefits and Dangers of Blockchain Technology
  • An Inside Look Into A Hacker’s Toolbox (Includes a hacking demo that shows how easy it is to break into a computer)
  • An Introduction To The Dark Web – Where Cyber Crime Thrives
  • What Hackers Are After And How You Can Protect Your Business

Course Level




Advance Preparation


Additional Notes

Early birds save $10 - late fee applied on and after 4/24. Season Pass holders must register for each event.

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Larry Hershman

Larry J. Hershman
Managing Partner
Black Cipher

Larry is a critical member of the Black Cipher management team, providing expertise and leadership in the areas of business process, data compliance and project management. Larry has spent over 25 years in management and technology consulting, helping companies to adopt the appropriate technologies in order to achieve their business goals.

His expertise and understanding of cyber security concepts and the application of compliance requirements has been honed through his leadership of many security and compliance initiatives, including Payment Card Industry (PCI) readiness projects, Title Industry ALTA Best Practices certifications, HIPAA compliance reviews and law firm data governance.

Larry’s professional organizational memberships include Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), InfraGard and Institute of Management Consultancy. He received his Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Temple University.

Kai Pfiester

Kai Pfiester
Founding Partner
Black Cipher

Kai Pfiester is the owner of Black Cipher Security, a local IT security firm that specializes in helping SMBs properly secure their computer networks from unauthorized access. He holds numerous cyber security certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker, Security+ and OSWP.

Chris Shull

General Partner
Black Cipher

Chris leads delivery of Black Cipher’s cybersecurity and privacy leadership and transformation services, applying an uncommon ability of make information security and data privacy understandable, and bringing communications gaps between business, technical and legal professionals.

He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe and the United States, Certified Information Privacy Manager, and has been named a Fellow in Information Privacy by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

He has over 25 years’ experience delivering, implementing and managing private, public and hybrid cloud-based information technologies, leading InfoSec teams and efforts from both the vendor and company sides using the ISO, NIST and CSA CCM frameworks to address needs for SOC2, HIPAA, SOX, PCI/DSS and NY DFS 500. Chris earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from the Wharton School.

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