All topics will take place at California State University, Sacramento

7:30am - 8:15am: Guest Arrival/Check-in

  • Pastries and coffee will be provided

  • Speakers: CA State Senator Ben Allen (speaker bio); CA State Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (speaker bio)
  • Welcome from local elected officials
  • Origin & purpose of the event

8:15am - 9:00am: Up On Cyber Introduction

  • Speaker: Robert E. Braun, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, Co-chair, Cybersecurity & Privacy Law Group (speaker bio)
  • CA Data Breach Law, State & Federal Compliance Statutes
  • Q&A

9:00am - 9:45am: The Current landscape of Cyber security law as it relates to small businesses

9:45Am - 10:30Am: FBI on Cyber Security for small businesses

  • Speaker: Special Agent Michael Sohn - FBI (speaker bio)
  • What is really going on out there and what can you can do to proactively protect your business.
  • Q&A

10:30am - 10:45am: Break

  • Pastries and coffee will be provided

  • Featured Speaker: CA State Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (speaker bio)
  • Policy, privacy and predictions for California.  Current issues/policies pertaining to cyber security and pivacy and how it will impact California's businesses
  • Q&A

10:45am - 11:30am: The future landscape of cyber SECURITY & privacy legislation

  • Speakers: Randy Werner - CAMICO (speaker bio); Melvin Osswald - NAS Insurance Services (speaker bio)
  • The importance of cyber-liability insurance and how it protects your business.
  • Q&A

11:30Am - 12:15Pm: Cyber Liability insurance as a means to protect your business

  • Speaker: Christopher Rose (speaker bio)
  • Summary/review & concrete steps for what you should do next as a small business owner.
  • Q&A

12:15Pm - 1:00pm: Bringing it all together, what to do next

1:00pm - (Optional) VISIT TO UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame


Up On Cyber curriculum qualifies as CPE under the National Association of States Boards of Accountancy. For more information on how you can receive 6.0 CPE Credits for conference attendance, contact