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Gary Salman    

CEO and Founder of Black Talon Security LLC

As the CEO and founder of Black Talon Security, Gary Salman is dedicated and passionate about data security and understanding the latest trends in the industry, particularly as they relate to small and medium size businesses. He has decades of experience in software development and computer IT and developed one of the very first Cloud-based healthcare systems from the dorm room of his college.

As a sought-after speaker and writer, Salman is a highly energetic and engaging speaker who also lectures nationally on cybersecurity threats and their impact on businesses. He has trained over 15,000 business professionals across the U.S. on how to maintain “best practices” in cybersecurity and has been featured in over 70 national publications and news stories in the medical, dental, legal and financial industries.

In addition, Salman has over 17 years as an instructor at West Point and is involved in law enforcement.

Black Talon has been called in to assist with some of the largest distributed ransomware attacks in U.S. history which resulted in millions of dollars of ransom payments and tens of millions of dollars in damages to the victims. In every instance, all data was recovered and successfully decrypted. Black Talon is also an expert in preventative measures as well as incident response.

Speech Topics


Cybersecurity for Small to Medium Size Businesses, Cyber "Hygiene" for the Dental and Healthcare Sectors, Cybersecurity Preventative Measures, Incident Response

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