Better Business Bureau to Sponsor Cyber Security Summit 2013

October 17, 2013

Burnsville, MN – October 10, 2013 – The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is sponsoring Cyber Security Summit 2013 on October 22-23 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The focus of the Summit is to educate attendees on cyber threats and provide actionable solutions. More than 500 leaders from academia, business and government are expected to attend.

"Cyber Security Summit 2013 has something for every business and organization," said Lisa Jemtrud, Director of the BBB Institute for Marketplace Ethics. "Keeping your data and the data of your customers and vendors secure is becoming more of a challenge and an issue that businesses, non-profits, government agencies and schools need to address."

This year's two-day Summit will showcase prominent keynote speakers and engaging panel discussions, a VIP reception, networking opportunities, and an exhibit area featuring leading industry organizations. Topics addressed at the Summit will include risk management, security intelligence, the privacy debate, the executive response, data breach, and the consequences of inaction. Summit participants will take part in a lively discussion with fellow leaders and learn about the security strategies which are working today, the strategies that aren't, as well as the latest trends in cyber security.

Online registration for this year's Summit is now open and available at

About Cyber Security Summit 2013
The Cyber Security Summit mission is to establish a multi-stakeholder consortium that brings together industry, government and academic interests in an effort to improve the state of cyber security on both the domestic and international fronts. The Cyber Security Summit is focused on changing the paradigm of how we look at digital space and security. The time is now to Plan Globally and Act Locally to protect our country and its citizens.

About the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota
The mission of the Better Business Bureau is to be the leader in building marketplace trust by promoting, through self-regulation, the highest standards of business ethics and conduct, and to instill confidence in responsible businesses through programs of education and action that inform, assist and protect the general public. We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact the BBB at or 651-699-1111, toll-free at 1-800-646-6222.