Murray State TSM and CFSB host annual security conference

The largest technology security conference in the region is back. The Patterns of Distinction Conference, co-hosted by the Murray State University Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management and Community Financial Services Bank of Benton, Ky., is scheduled for April 11.

This year’s keynote speaker is Brad Mathis, senior consultant who heads up the security practice at Keller Schroeder, an employee-owned, regionally focused information technology consulting services firm headquartered in Evansville, Ind.

The Patterns of Distinction-$ecurity Matter$ Conference, will be held in Murray State’s Curris Center. The free security conference provides small businesses and security leaders an opportunity to hear from industry experts on a variety of security-based topics.

The day is broken into sessions featuring business and information network security experts discussing security topics for small business representatives and information technology professionals. Companies that will be attending this year include Cisco, CDW, AppSalute, Cornerstone Information Systems, KeeForce and more.

The 8th annual TSM awards luncheon will take place in conjunction with conference. Each year TSM awards are given to individuals who were nominated and selected based on specific criteria. Nominations are currently being accepted for each award. Visit to submit a nomination for an award.

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