Brian McKeiver to Speak at Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference

By Michelle Lentz on April 24, 2018

Brian McKeiver to Speak at Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference
Join BizStream’s Co-Owner and Solution Architect, Brian McKeiver, for SoftwareGR's annual Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference (GLSEC), where he’ll be presenting! This conference is dedicated to building and enhancing the software industry in the West Michigan region. The conference brings hundreds of software professionals and business leaders together for a day of learning and networking. GLSEC 2018 takes place this year on April 30th, 2018 in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.​

GLSEC 2018 Theme 

This year the theme is on "Data Protection" or how to keep your company's data and systems safe and secure. The goal is help software developers understand the security risks that are always present whenever dealing with potentially sensitive or personal information, and how to create applications and systems that protect against that risk.

Catch Brian's Session

Find Brian's session, "Doom, Gloom and the New GDPR, What's a Web Developer To Do?in the main event hall at 11:15 am. View the full abstract below:

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018. If you haven't heard of GDPR, the summary is that organizations must respect and protect their subject's data at all costs. While this new data privacy regulation originates from Europe, US based companies should reconsider neglecting this on the simple basis of unfamiliarity/geography. Join Brian McKeiver as he explains how this regulation came to be, how it compares to other regulations like HIPPA and PCI in the web world and why GDPR matters to developers and organizations that run enterprise websites. Attendees can expect to learn all of the above plus receive tactics and strategies that help deal with data consent, data portability, the right to be forgotten, and how much responsibility you might have as an agency, or developer, of your customer’s data.

How to Attend Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference  

For registration, a detailed schedule, and speaker information, visit the Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference 2018 event page.

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