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Friday, April 26, 2019 LiveSouthwest Jersey Chapter

Blockchain Technology (E1904119)

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Registration: 7:00 AM EDT

Paris Caterers (formerly Venice Plaza)

281 Cross Keys Road
Berlin , NJ 08009

4 CPE Credits in CS


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








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


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



Kai is the founder of Protexity, a NJ-based cybersecurity firm specializing in helping organizations identify vulnerabilities, mitigate risk and resolve threats. As an industry veteran who has been tinkering with technology since 1985, Kai has helped secure countless businesses from security threats. He holds numerous certifications under the auspices of Offensive Security, EC-Council, CompTIA, Sektor7 and BreakDev. In addition, he's presented for the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Institute, the New Jersey chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, New Jersey Association of Public Accountants, NJHIMMS, and many more. Kai is currently a cybersecurity columnist for the New Jersey Law Journal. He previously has written content for New Jersey Business Magazine, American Land Title Association, and Kai has also been accepted as an expert witness for cybersecurity by the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas in Lancaster County, PA.

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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