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by Jonathan Siegel

May 30 2019

Please join FCC's special session on May 30th with a featured speaker - Jonathan Siegel, General Partner of Xenon Partners

Venue: Roppongi Hills Club

Date: May 30th, 2019

Fee: 6,000 yen for FCC members, 8,000 yen for non-FCC members


  • 18:30 Door open
  • 19:00 Presentations, QA's and free discussion
  • 20:15 Networking reception over food & drink
  • 21:30 End of Evening

Technology is everywhere, but what vulnerabilities exist and should concern you? If Facebook privacy, data breaches and ransomware have gotten your attention, come hear about the practical steps you can take to increase your personal and professional cyber defenses. Jonathan will share practical advice and answers for day to day cybersecurity worries that are prevalent in all of our lives. He’ll also provide recent stories on the topic that may have you changing your passwords, covering your laptop cameras and—well—printing out your most sensitive data rather than storing it online. Along the way Jonathan will answer your questions and try to direct your defenses to be productive and proactive.

The talk is for non-tech folks and tech folks alike for basic and practical solutions.

Jonathan is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP™) with a Masters in Cybersecurity from Brown University as well as a B.A. in Physics and Computer Science from the University of California Santa Barbara. Jonathan is the Chairman and Founder of Xenon Partners, a small private equity firm. Previously, he founded many failed technology companies, along with an occasional positive outcome. Jonathan currently lives in Tokyo with his wife and nine children.

Talking Points: 

1. How non-technical (e.g. Phishing) attacks are still the most likely way to create harm.
2. Is your password at least 8 characters? Does it have at least one number? One symbol? Is it different on every website? Does any of this matter? And if so, how do you manage it all?
3. Can accessing your online services cause you harm? If so, how? And what's the realistic outcomes to worry about?
4. What is state of the art in cyber attacks that will affect you?
5. What can you do to have basic cyber self defense?