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Protecting the Future:
Building Technology, Revenue and Resilience

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 | Noon ET | 9:00 AM PT

What you can expect from this webinar

The role of facility managers is constantly evolving, now encompassing the integration of smart technologies to reduce operating costs, improve asset performance and manage tenant experiences. However, as technical advancements continue, new vulnerabilities of cyber-attacks to these building technologies can pose a direct threat to public health and safety. Cyber-attacks are no longer a matter for the IT department. Emerging threats to buildings call for the urgent development of risk management strategies, governance and technical expertise to strengthen cyber defenses and resilience. It's not a question of if, but when a cyber incident may occur. Therefore, it is crucial to improve awareness and establish an action plan to promptly identify, protect, detect, respond to, and recover from potential cyber-physical attacks.

Are you prepared to take the necessary steps?

Key Takeaways:

  • Enhance FM awareness of the importance of policies and procedures for reinforcing facility systems cyber security.
  • Gain an understanding of the extensive cyber threats to physical infrastructure in a building, requiring facility managers to assess the risk to occupant safety.
  • Encourage the development of action plans to assess vulnerabilities and review organizational policies to enhance facility protections.
  • Identify and address gaps in expertise and training requirements to facilitate workforce development.
  • Share resources for IFMA’s additional training to assist in the development of plans to mitigate the threat.

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Meet the Speakers


Hon. Lucian Niemeyer

CEO, Building Cyber Security



Stacey Shepard, PMP

President, Shepard Global Strategies, LLC



E.J. von Schaumburg

Co-CEO, Red Bison



Aaron Crow

Founder, Corvo Security