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AADOM LiveCast: Cyberattacks and the Dental Industry: Why You are a Target

Approved for 1 CE towards AADOM Designations

This session will address why we hear so much about cyberattacks today, who are the attackers and why they care about dental practices. It will also cover what are the risks to dental practices, which threats do you need to protect yourself from, and what trends in the dental industry can help you eliminate the threat to your practice. We’ll conclude with the trends in the technology market that can improve your security posture, reduce overall technology costs, and maximize your competitive advantage.

Session Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding Cyberattacks: Strategies to protect you and your practice
  • Understanding Cybersecurity Strategies: How to protect you and your practice

Session Sponsored by Curve Dental

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Learn more about the presenter:

Ferrol Macon, Vice President – Architecture and Product Strategy, directs the go-to-market strategies and uncovers new partnership opportunities for Versitor. His passion lies not with technology itself, but with its application to solve evolving business problems. This makes Ferrol a natural leader for the sales and architecture teams as they develop customized solutions for clients aiming to achieve the right balance between deploying leading edge technology and maximizing existing solutions. 
Ferrol earned a B.S.E. (Cum Laude) in Engineering from Tulane University and later went on to complete Naval Nuclear Power School, where he was certified as Nuclear Engineering Officer by the US Department of Energy. He began his career as a Nuclear Submarine Officer in the US Navy, where he conducted sea trials on advanced technologies. Much of his career has been spent at the intersection of mission-critical operations and innovation across many indstry segments. His most recent focus was on the service provider space including web, cloud, gaming, media, cable, and telco companies providing key insight into the disruptive drivers in today’s rapidily changing market.
Ferrol is deeply involved in serving his community and non-profit organizations with projects including disaster relief efforts for hurricanes Ivan and Katrina victims. 

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