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CANCELLED: RE-SCHEDULING TO FALL 2020 – Our ‘Business Espionage’ Morning Forum

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


* 4.0 Business Credits are pending approval for this session, for HRCI and SHRM recertification credit

Our Popular ‘Business Espionage’ Forum’: A full morning session led by professional presenters from federal law enforcement, legal and corporate security.

A professional strength session for those in manufacturing and business covering network security, intrusion detection, phishing, email scams, intellectual and financial records theft, The Dark Web and more – providing new and updated subject content as part of our sixth ‘Business Espionage’ Forum!

8:00 AM: Sign-in, networking, light breakfast

8:30 AM: Presentations Begin (4 total!) – BELOW

‘New Digital Privacy Regulations in Today’s Digital Age’ – Is YOUR Company Ready to Comply?

Presenter: Don Geiter, a Lancaster County native, is a partner in the Lancaster office of the law firm Barley Snyder, which has nearly 100 attorneys. Don is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (U.S.) (CIPP/US) and leads the firm’s cybersecurity service group, is the chair of the firm’s Finance & Creditors’ Rights group, and is a member of the firm’s management and technology committees.

‘What Exactly IS The Dark Web? Am I On It?’ – Is Your Company Information for Sale Right NOW?

Presenter: Jason McNew has over 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology, including 12 years at the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) and Camp David, where he worked on some of the most secure systems in the world, for some of the most important customers in the world.  While at WHCA, Jason held what is known as a “Yankee White” security clearance, also known as a PSD (Presidential Service Duty).

‘Guarding Against Phishing and New Emerging Email Threats’ – What is Coming at Your Employees?

Presenter: John Hanson is a well-regarded cyber security professional. He is the Lead Digital Forensic Investigator for BAE Systems. He is a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst since 2007 with 35+ years in IT and IT Security, with experience in software development, network engineering, hardware repair, and all areas of IT Security.

‘Safeguarding Your Intellectual and Financial Information’ – Why Does China Want Your Company Data?

Presenter: Special Agent Dan Sherry is a senior counterintelligence investigator with the FBI specializing in China matters, specifically combating the threat posed by Chinese intelligence services and preventing the illicit transfer of US technology. 

SA Sherry began his counterintelligence career in 1999 in the Army and successfully transitioned into the FBI in 2005.  His 20 years of combined government service has been focused on China and now also includes the collateral duty of Private Sector Coordinator for FBI Philadelphia.


Break at 10:00 AM

Presentations will conclude at about 11:45 AM

Light lunch follows


Just $15 for any employee of any member-company – only $20 for non-members and public (invoiced following the event)

Highly recommended for those in CIO, IT and HR roles!

Hosted at our Association offices in Emigsville, PA.


  • Invoice will be emailed with a link to pay by credit card or you may mail a check.



March 31
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Manufacturers’ Association Offices
320 Busser Rd, 2nd FL, PO Box 493, www.mascpa.org
Emigsville, PA 17318 United States
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