It's time to prepare for Q Day. Join the "Quantumania" mini workshop, where Chris Hickman, Keyfactor CSO, will offer an in-depth primer on PQC fundamentals for practical application. Explore the latest NIST standards, learn about the new post-quantum algorithms, and understand their impact on your cryptographic infrastructure.

Additionally, discover how current solutions can support your transition to a post-quantum environment, what your next steps might look like on a PQC roadmap, and how to get leadership buy-in to move forward. This session is crucial for practitioners and implementers aiming to mitigate the risks of the post-quantum era.

Be sure to submit your questions for our presenter in the box when you register. Attendees are eligible to receive 1 CPE credit.

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Chris Hickman
CSO, Keyfactor

Chris Hickman is the Chief Security Officer at Keyfactor. As a member of the senior management team, Chris is responsible for establishing & maintaining Keyfactor’s leadership position as a world-class, technical organization with deep security industry expertise. He leads client success initiatives and helps integrate the voice of the customer directly into Keyfactor’s platform and capability set.

Chris previously held the position of Director of Technical Services at Alacris, an Ottawa based smartcard and certificate management company, which was sold to Microsoft and is now part of the Microsoft Identity Manager product suite. Chris has worked on PKI projects for organizations and firms including NATO, both the U.S. and Canadian Departments of Defense, Fortune 100 banks and financial institutions, manufacturers, insurance companies, telecommunication providers and retailers. He continues to be a trusted resource for enterprises looking to leverage digital certificates within existing portfolios and new product development.

Chris lives in Ottawa, Canada and enjoys traveling with his family, working on classic cars, and photography.

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Tom Bechtold
Digital Event Director, SecureWorld

Tom has been part of the SecureWorld team for over 14 years. He has launched several of the regional conferences we hold today. Tom is currently responsible for SecureWorld Digital, which provides educational content to the SecureWorld audience. He produces, executes, and moderates the majority of the Remote Sessions webcasts while also working closely with the SecureWorld event directors to build relevant agendas at the regional conferences.