Are you interested in cybersecurity and want to learn from experts and peers in the Dayton area? If so, Secure Cyber Defense invites you to be part of the GoCyber Collective. This free special interest group meets monthly to discuss current threats, best practices, and emerging trends in cybersecurity. The Collective is open to all business and tech leaders who want to share information on protecting their organizations and customers from cyberattacks. Whether you work in government, manufacturing, finance, legal, or any other industry, you will benefit from Collective’s insights and networking opportunities. Meetings occur on the third Wednesday of each month throughout 2023.

Each meeting features a threat briefing, a speaker or panel discussion on a relevant topic, and time for questions and networking. Additionally, meetings are free and include a HOT breakfast, pastries, coffee, and juice. (Thank you FortiNet, for underwriting the food for the remainder of the year). So, don’t miss this chance to join the cyber community and learn how to make your business more secure and resilient.

At GoCyber Collective, you can expect a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere where you can get to know peers from industries throughout the Dayton area.

New Cyber Technologies
We’ll spend the rest of 2023 learning about new Cyber technologies that you may not know much about. Topics like, ZeroTrust, ZTNA, SASE, Threat Intelligence and more!

Our Next Meeting is:

Topic/Presenter: Verizon Security – Data Breach Investigation Report – Mobile Security Index
Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023
Time: 8:00am – 9:30am EDT
Location: 1 Tyler Way, The Tyler Technology Building, Moraine, OH 45439

Registration Link: GoCyber Collective September Registration

Upcoming Speakers and Topics Finishing 2023:

September 20th: Verizon Security – New DBIR (Data Breach Investigations Report) Released, NIST Draft 2, Mobile Security Index

October 18th: Jeff DeRamus, Shook Construction, will be talking about their 2019 Ransomware attack.

November 15th: Secure Cyber Defense SOC Staff will present on Playbooks and how to use them. We’ll also give you Playbooks you can take and use immediately.

December 20th: Christmas Party and Networking


January 17th (topic tentative) – Backdoors and BreachesCome and learn how to play the popular card game Backdoors and Breaches. Joe Tinney from Secure Cyber Defense will start out by explaining how to play it, and then we will break up into pre-determined groups to learn to play it with your organization. Each company that attends will take home a free copy of the game courtesy of the GoCyber Collective. Let’s start the year practicing for an incident within our companies!

February 2024 – Available

March 2024 – Available

April 2024 – Available