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Compliance and Threat Intelligence Experts from Industry Leaders to attend Magna5 Forum

“Flash Forward: Implications of the Top 2019 Technology Predictions” Banking, compliance, cyber security, IT governance, privacy and telecom leaders to deliberate on the inherent risk and shaping influence of technology innovation on business in 2019

Bellevue, WA, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a post-GDPR world, compliance and data security are top of mind for executives in all industries. Magna5, a cloud managed IT services provider, today announced that risk management and cyber security leaders from T-Mobile, Sound Community Bank, Clark Nuber, and Newman Du Wors will participate at its upcoming executive forum, “Flash Forward: Implications of the Top 2019 Technology Predictions,” taking place Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Clark Nuber PS Offices in Bellevue, WA.

Leading industry analysts forecast that the rapid advancement and application of new technologies in 2019 has the potential to permanently reshape current business models. Flash Forward will convene risk and compliance leaders from banking, cyber security, IT governance and managed services for a candid discussion on the promise of innovation and how best to prepare for these changes.

To be moderated by CPA, CFE, Shareholder and Audit and Assurance at Clark Nuber, Pete Miller, the panel will feature the following speakers:

  • Bar Lockwood, CISA, CISM, Threat Intelligence/ Security Optimization Specialist, T-Mobile
  • Chris Gehrke, CPA, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, Sound Community Bank;
  • Jake Bernstein, CISSP, Attorney-at-Law, Newman Du Wors LLP; and
  • Steve Vasconcellos, CPA, CGEIT, a Principal, IT Audit and Assurance, Clark Nuber.

“The staggering pace of digital transformation has spawned a tidal wave of cyberattacks as well as a bevy of new regulations,” said Gerry Gallagher, SVP of Sales, Magna5. “These issues are critically important to our customers. As such, Magna5 is hosting Flash Forward to provide chief information, security and executive officers, for whom the appeal of new revenue streams from digital innovation is overshadowed by the implications on customer experience and an increasingly complex compliance landscape, with the opportunity to hear from and engage a collective of experts in a single setting.”

Magna5 provides the people, practices and solutions that allow customers to harness the power of technology for proper IT governance, to mitigate risk, eliminate redundancies and bottlenecks, ensure business continuity and improve business outcomes.

Register here 


Flash Forward: Implications of the Top 2019 Technology Predictions


Thursday, December 13, 2018


4:00PM – 5:00PM: Sign-in, Networking, Appetizers

5:00PM – 6:15PM: Panel discussion, followed by Q&A 

6:15PM – 7:00PM: Networking


Clark Nuber PS Offices

10900 NE 4th Street, Suite 1400

Bellevue, WA 98004

For risk management leaders struggling with threat prevention and recruiting qualified personnel, Magna5 helps businesses develop and implement cohesive, all-inclusive digital security programs that combine 24/7/365 monitoring with comprehensive managed security services. Magna5 offers compliance-ready, data protection solutions and services that help organizations streamline technology-based compliance regulations.

The company’s expansive portfolio includes business continuity, managed security services, business voice and data services, hybrid network services, in addition to unified communications (UCaaS), infrastructure (IaaS), and software (SaaS) delivered from the cloud. Magna5 stands alone as the partner organizations across the country count on for enterprise IT and communications, cybersecurity, cloud and managed IT services.

Magna5 delivers network services, unified communications (UC), infrastructure technology and managed services to more than 7,500 mid-market enterprise customers nationwide, including leaders within the education, healthcare, government, financial services and beyond. Magna5 offers voice and data services, as well as a host of “above the net” cloud services and operates a proprietary, secure network designed to leverage diversified carriers and infrastructure in targeted points-of-presence (PoPs) throughout the United States, a key strategy for network reliability. Within the managed services offerings, Magna5 provides security services, data backup, recovery management, hosting services, and IT Consulting from their 24/7/365 fully staffed Operations Center.  Headquartered in Dallas, Magna5 operates office and network facilities across the country, including Albany, NY; Los Angeles; New York City; Pittsburgh; Portland, OR; San Antonio; Seattle, and Troy, NY.  Magna5 is NewSpring Holdings’ voice and data managed services platform.

For more information, visit www.magna5global.com.