Executives Learn How to Keep Their Companies Secure at Impact Optimize2018

Lake Forest, IL – July 2, 2018 – Impact, a leader in the Business Process Automation space and managed service provider, was proud to host the first-ever Impact Optimize2018 IT and Business Security Summit on Thursday, June 28th at Impact Field. The summit hosted over 85 executives from a variety of verticals and provided them with actionable steps to enable the betterment of information, network and cybersecurity.

Impact hosted the summit to bring together experts in the industry who were able to provide insights and actions needed in today’s business technology landscape. The summit featured industry speakers in the morning and breakout sessions in the afternoon with some of the top security experts speaking on a wide range of IT and business topics that effect small to mid-size businesses.

“Impact Optimize2018 brought together an accomplished group of leaders in the IT industry who provided invaluable insights to company leaders navigating business security issues,” said Impact CEO, Frank Cucco. “It was important that this summit focus on the relevant and timely threats companies face today, and ultimately provide actionable steps to enable growth and eliminate risk. We are thankful to all the speakers who shared their unique insights on business and IT
security. They played a big part in making the event a great success.”

During the morning sessions, speakers included IronNet Cybersecurity President of Operations and Training, Major General (Ret.) Brett Williams; Datto Disaster Recovery Expert, Eric Torres; DocuWare Group President, Thomas Schneck; Impact Vice President Managed IT Services, Patrick Layton; and Impact Chief Technology Officer, Frank DeGeorge. Each speaker spoke to the unique aspects of cybersecurity that growing businesses face. The breakout session topics included “Security as a Service,” “Securing Your Robotic Process Automation Platform,” and more. In the afternoon, the technology hall was set up for attendees to meet and speak with vendors from HP, Cisco Meraki, Kofax, ayfie, Datto, Nerdio, Cloud Jumper and more.

The security-centric executive summit took place on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at the newly opened Impact Field in Rosemont, IL.

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About Impact
Impact is a fierce competitor in the Business Process Optimization space. Founded in 1999, Impact employs over 525 people at its 16 locations. Impact uses business process optimization to help growing organizations reduce redundant, manual or paper-based processes. Teams of specialists work together to design, implement and support industry-leading solutions and technology. These sustainable initiatives lead to increased efficiency and the rapid achievement of operational goals.


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