Montreat College hosted its 8th annual RETR3AT Cybersecurity Conference on September 23, 2022. RETR3AT is a conference designed to engage, educate, and raise awareness about cybersecurity in Western North Carolina and beyond. RETR3AT goes beyond the “1s and 0s” approach to cybersecurity training, empowering attendees to think about how to lead in protecting their organization’s information within an ethical framework.

Check back soon for information on RETR3AT 2023.


Kelli Burgin
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity | Montreat College

Lin Clark
Director of Cybersecurity Technology, Carolina Cyber Center

Matt Donato
Managing Director, CyberSN

Keith Gordon
Chief Security Officer, CIBC

Kyle Offenback
Cyber Threat Analyst, Epsilon

Greg Sayadian
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity | Montreat College

Brian Scheewe
CIO, Level Software

Ed Skoudis
President at SANS Technology Institute, SANS Fellow, Founder of Counter Hack

Sean Smith
CISO, Files.com

Stu Solomon
President, Recorded Futures

Andrew Staton
Cybersecurity Consultant, MAD Security

Jon Sternstein
Founder & CEO, Stern Security


Thank you to the sponsors of Retr3at 2022:

Collage of logos of all Retr3at 2022 sponsors