Cybersecurity in Building Operations

Cybersecurity in Building Operations

March 18, 2021 | 8:30-11:30 a.m. ET

Members: Free, registration required; Non-Members: $59

Sponsored by Full Circle Restoration.

You can’t be too careful. In an increasingly digital world where remote access and the internet of things (IOT) exposes properties and businesses to hackers and other digital threats, building personnel must be informed on basic and advanced cybersecurity best practices to protect their customers and assets. In this webinar, attendees will hear from Cybersecurity experts as they highlight the most common threats faced by building operations teams, as well as the latest vulnerabilities perpetrated by cyber criminals.

This program has been approved for 3 continuing education credit hours from the Georgia Real Estate Commission for Georgia commercial real estate license holders. LEED and BOMI Credentialed professionals are encouraged to report this program as part of their general education hours needed for credential maintenance. 


Klint Walker is the Cyber Security Advisor for Region IV which covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. As the CSA, Klint is the liaison between Federal services and State, Local, territorial and Tribal Governments, Critical Infrastructure and Private Industry. He serves as the focal point for communications to promote Cyber Preparedness, incident response, risk mitigation and situational awareness. He provides direct coordination, outreach, and regional support in order to protect cyber components essential to the sustainability, preparedness, and protection of the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) and State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal (SLTT) governments Mr. Walker has previously held positions as an Information Systems Security Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services where he assisted in establishing the Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC). Mr. Walker was also held the position of Chief Information Security Officer for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). In this role he was responsible for the operational resiliency of classified networks and facilities in adherence with DoD Standards and guidelines.

Joshua Peresta is the senior Information Security Assurance Consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank’s Sixth District. In 2009, Josh graduated magna cum laude from Kennesaw State University with a B.S. in Information Security & Assurance and was recognized in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. During his 20+ years of experience as cyber & information security professional, he has worked for companies such as: Earthlink, U.S. Navy, and as part of Georgia’s electric utility industry. Josh is passionate about sharing his cyber security and risk management knowledge, and he enjoys coaching others to be more aware of their online presence. In his spare time, Josh enjoys listening to podcasts, playing video games, and taking goofy pictures with his wife, daughter, and golden retriever, Lily. 

Fred Gordy is a SmartBuilding industry expert and thought leader with 20 years of experience in secure control system development and implementation for Fortune 500 companies throughout the US and abroad.  He is one of the first in the SmartBuilding industry to address the inherent risk that control system technology poses. He has authored and participated in over 30 articles on building control cybersecurity with industry magazines as well as the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and Healthcare publications.  His articles have been featured in the US and abroad.  In additional to publishing articles, for almost a decade he led control system cyber security workshops, and has been a passionate speaker and teacher, on the subject of building control cybersecurity.

3/18/2021 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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