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Back by Popular Demand: Production Printing in Today’s Security Sensitive World

September 12, 2018, 1:30 PM Central

In case you missed the cybersecurity sessions at this year’s conference, we are bringing back Agile Cybersecurity Solutions CEO, Carlos Fernandes and Canon Solutions America senior advisor Aaron Hale to discuss the criticality of protecting your production center.

The Department of Homeland Security says that security is everyone’s responsibility. Maintaining a secure production environment not only provides protection from data breaches, but adds another dimension to the value your in-plant provides.

In this webinar, you’ll learn all about the security demands of today’s business world and why it’s important to secure your production workflow and copier fleet. This means having stable and resilient processes with redundancy, process controls and a disaster recovery plan in place.You will learn how to do your part in helping to keep your parent organization compliant with regulatory obligations and safe from social engineering attacks.

What you will learn:

  • The anatomy of a hack
  • How you can protect your environment by implementing sound security policies and solutions
  • The importance of employee awareness and training to help your workers to be your best defense against cyber threats
  • Data protection on production print engines and digital front ends
  • Finding the gaps and plugging up the holes
  • Understanding how maintaining a provable secure and risk-adverse production environment can open up new and lucrative opportunities


Carlos Fernandes
Agile Cyber Security, Founder

Presenter Carlos Fernandes, Founder and CEO – Agile Cybersecurity Solutions

Carlos Fernandes has over 25 years of experience in information security and over a decade of experience in international project management supporting a variety of U.S. Government entities. Currently, he serves as Founder and CEO of Agile Cybersecurity Solutions located in the Washington, D.C. metro area, and provides Cybersecurity consulting services to government and commercial clients. Mr. Fernandes is a subject matter expert with extensive expertise in the development and implementation of Cybersecurity growth strategies.


Aaron Hale
Canon Solutions America

Presenter Aaron Hale, Senior Advisor – Canon Solutions America

Aaron Hale is a Senior Advisor for Canon Solutions America’s Enterprise Services & Solutions division. With 20+ years’ experience in the corporate enterprise, SMB, and graphic communications industries, his passion is to help leaders of all types make strategic business decisions in their go-to-market and operational directions and then move them into actionable programs. As a cybersecurity subject matter expert Aaron continues to evangelize the importance of cybersecurity awareness and for everyone to be mindful of their on-line interactions. “We are all connected and thus, we are all vulnerable.”


Promote Your Brand 

September TBD 2018 1:30 PM Central

Inkjet technology, the newest evolution in on-demand digital printing, is driving a radical transformation in the print industry. At the forefront of this revolution is the Konica Minolta AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press. The KM-1 combines the benefits of a sheet-fed of fset press, including superior productivity and graphic arts quality, with the advantages of digital technology.
Shaw Industries will talk about their transition to ink jet replacing traditional Digital Production Toner Devices and insourcing opportunities with the AccurioJet KM-1.
Learn how the KM-1 Press can help you promote your brand and strengthen you customer experience. 


Dwight Blackwell
Shaw Industries

Presenter Dwight Blackwell, Manager-Content Delivery, Shaw Industries

Dwight serves as manager of the IS Content Delivery group at Shaw Industries Group, Inc.  Mr. Blackwell has been with Shaw 27 years, the last 4 of which he has served in his current position.  As Content Delivery manager, Dwight is responsible for the delivery of physical and digital content.  Departments in his organization include Image, Creative, Print, Mail and Courier Services.



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