Atlanta CISO Executive Summit

December 9, 2019, Renaissance Waverly Atlanta

December 9, 2019
Renaissance Waverly Atlanta

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Atlanta CISO Executive Summit.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today:

Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization

Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow

Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

Atlanta CISO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Co-Chairs

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Tim Callahan

Aflac
Global Chief Security Officer

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Joe DiBiase

Interface
Director, Global IS

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John Dickson

Republic National Distributing Company
VP, IT Infrastructure & Cybersecurity

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Lynda Fleury

Unum
VP & CISO

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David Levine

Ricoh USA, Inc.
VP, Information Security & CISO

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Dan Webber

UST Global
Chief Information Security Officer

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Deborah Wheeler

Delta Air Lines
CISO

Agenda


December 9, 2019 - morning

7:30am - 8:30am  Registration & Breakfast

8:15am - 8:30am  Opening Comments

8:30am - 9:00am  Keynote

Harness Your Super Powers to Tackle the Digital Future

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Ben Hammersley

Author & Futurist

Ben Hammersley

If you or your organization is afraid of what’s next and feel that there are forces at work that drain your market share, Ben Hammersley is here to help. A futurist, he explains the inherent disconnect between business leaders and the world we live in today. He reveals the extreme interconnectedness between seemingly disparate entities, and how technology is at work in everything you do, whether you realize it or not. Discover how technology can give you super powers and how you can use those special abilities to your advantage to not just survive, but conquer, this age of digital transformation.

9:00am - 9:20am  Networking Break

9:20am - 10:10am  Breakout Session

AI — Marketing Hype vs. Reality

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Keith Rayle

Strategist

Fortinet

Join Keith Rayle from Fortinet for a brief history and workings of artificial intelligence (AI), to include current and future phases of AI deployment for solving problems. This discussion will examine the use of AI in security tools implementations.

Join this session to learn:

  • Strategies for deploying AI-based solutions
  • Cybercriminal uses of AI and what to expect from future attacks
  • Management potential using AI-based architectures

9:20am - 10:10am  Breakout Session

For the Thrill of the Game

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Scott Stanton

Information Security Leader, Global Products Division

Owens & Minor

Have you ever wondered if other CISOs respond to incidents the same way you would? Jump inside the mind of some of your peers as they work through an incident response game.

Join Scott Stanton, Information Security Leader, Global Products Division at Owens & Minor, as he facilitates:

  • Playing out the incident response scenario with a panel of security leaders
  • Gaining insight to how other CISOs would react to an event
  • What would you have done differently?

9:20am - 10:10am  Executive Boardroom

Connecting Security, Risk, and IT to Enable a Best-in-Class Program

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Mark Gelhardt

SVP, Technology Governance

U.S. Bank

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Jason Maddox

Director of IT and CISO

Roark Capital Group

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Brandon Reese

Regional Director, Solution Consulting

ServiceNow

The breaches of the past few years continue to show us that organizations are overwhelmed and struggling with patching software vulnerabilities. But what if the you were able to properly pinpoint the vulnerabilities that represent the most risk and align these risks with overall enterprise risk? Join this conversation to discuss:

  • How security, risk, and IT staff can best work together to locate vulnerabilities and remediate cyber risk
  • Best practices for strengthening governance, risk, and compliance programs
  • Effective methods for communicating cyber risk to the BOD

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager Zack Hellmann zack.hellmann@evanta.com.

10:10am - 10:30am  Networking Break

10:30am - 11:20am  Breakout Session

Digital Risk Explosion — Managing Risk in a Hyper-Outsourcing World

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Eric Blatte

President & Co-Founder

RiskRecon

Digital transformation has dramatically transformed the enterprise risk surface, automating a vast array of processes while outsourcing a vast array of systems and services. Through this frenetic reshaping, few organizations truly understand the nature of their new risk reality and how to successfully manage it.

In this interactive discussion we will:

  • Explore the true nature of the enterprise cyber risk surface
  • Discuss threats and regulations driving organizations to better manage their extended enterprise
  • Share insights on how to better manage third-party risk (hint: good data!)

10:30am - 11:20am  Breakout Session

IoT Education — Not Just the CISOs Responsibility

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John Diaz

Head of Information Security

ThyssenKrupp

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Deborah Wheeler

CISO

Delta Air Lines

With most consumers not knowing what IoT consists of, it is no wonder there are so many vulnerable access points. Is ignorance bliss when it comes to IoT usage? What role should the security community play when informing consumers about potential risks?

Connect with fellow CISOs to discuss:

  • How to detect devices on your network
  • Who’s responsibility is it to educate the consumer
  • Ways to manage the increased use of IoT devices

10:30am - 11:20am  Executive Boardroom

New Approaches to Pushing the SOC Boundaries

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Martin Fisher

Manager, IT Security

Northside Hospital

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Tim Mullen

VP, Information Security

Change Healthcare

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Joe Partlow

CTO/CISO

ReliaQuest

As the cyber landscape continues to change, we must also adjust our strategies and ideas of what a SOC consists of. Come together with your CISO peers in this boardrooms session to compare and contrast ways to build more efficient defenses.

In this session you’ll discuss:

  • How you empower your team to act quickly with the right information
  • Threat hunting techniques to discover information previously hidden
  • Making the most of the system you have in place

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager Zack Hellmann at zack.hellmann@evanta.com.

December 9, 2019 - mid-afternoon

11:20am - 11:45am  Networking Break

11:45am - 12:30pm  Lunch & Comments

Lunch & Interactive Discussion

In this networking lunch you have the opportunity to hold relevant conversations with peers facing similar challenges and opportunities in a specific industry. The below questions are a guideline for you to start your topical table conversations.

Security operations

  • What is the maturity of your security operations program?
  • What is your process for building an operational playbook?
  • What KPIs or KRIs do you use to measure success?

Communication and awareness

  • How do you approach security with a holistic lens?
  • What are some of the challenges that you face when communicating with the C-suite and/or your business teams?
  • How do you evaluate, communicate and demonstrate the ROI of a proposed initiative or tool?

Access and Identity Management

  • What strategies and tools are you using to improve visibility into your systems?
  • How are you integrating the user experience with security?
  • How are you measuring the success of your access management program?

Governance and privacy

  • How are you responding to/preparing for regulatory changes?
  • How do you balance compliance with business requirements?
  • What standards and metrics are you using to measure risk?

Talent and developing leaders

  • What are some tangible strategies for creating and developing new talent resources?
  • What best practices exist for retaining talent, once secured?
  • How are you developing your future leaders? What succession plan strategies do you have in place?

12:30pm - 1:00pm  Keynote

Creating Secure Environments Through Healthy Boundaries

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Lakshmi Hanspal

Global Chief Security Officer

Box

If your company’s information initiatives are requiring you to reevaluate the boundaries for trust and security, you are not alone. Information is the lifeblood of businesses, but in a multi-cloud environment, keeping it secure is complex.

In this keynote, join Lakshmi Hanspal, Global Chief Information Security Officer at Box, and learn how to:

  • Rethink your organizations boundaries for trust and security
  • Partner with business stakeholders to address trends and challenges we face in the cloud era
  • Effectively leveraging machine learning to keep up the speed of business

1:00pm - 1:20pm  Networking Break

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Using Data-Driven Cyber Risk Metrics to Manage Business Relationships

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Chris Poulin

Principal Consulting Engineer

BitSight

Gartner estimates that, "By 2022 cybersecurity ratings will become as important as credit ratings when assessing the risk of business relationships." Data-driven security ratings offer an opportunity to translate objective cybersecurity metrics into business risk language that executive decision makers understand.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to position data to impact business decisions
  • Ways to get ahead of your cybersecurity ratings
  • Techniques on ways to communicate with the executives and the board

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

The CISO Role — A Continuous Conversation

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Kim Keever

SVP & CISO

Cox Communications

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David Levine

VP, Information Security & CISO

Ricoh USA, Inc.

As the CISO role continues to evolve year-over-year, hear from your peers to see what their reporting structure looks like. Is your current alignment the right alignment or is it time for a change? Hear from CISOs as they highlight how they took charge of their career and made a change.

In this Q&A discussion, you’ll uncover:

  • How to feel empowered to speak up
  • Security as a culture that is emulated by the leadership team
  • Change management when redirecting your structure

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Innovation Offense — Uniting DevSecOps

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Wes Knight

CISO

Georgia Department of Revenue

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Kevin Morrison

Vice President of IT & CISO

Rollins

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Matt Howard

SVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Sonatype

This is NOT your typical security conversation. We won’t be talking about how to play better "perimeter defense" at the end of your digital supply chain. Instead, we will be talking about how to play better “innovation offense” at the beginning of your digital supply chain. 

Join us to discuss:

  • How to continuously identify and remediate open source risk, without slowing down innovation
  • Ways to integrate security guardrails directly within your DevOps pipeline
  • The importance of uniting developers, security, and operations on the same team

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager Zack Hellmann zack.hellmann@evanta.com.

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Identifying the Way Forward in IAM

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Kevin Gowen

CISO

Synovus

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Roosevelt Reynolds

Director of Cyber Security

Kindred Healthcare

How are your peers balancing business agility and business security in their identity and access management strategy? Join this roundtable discussion to benchmark your framework and vet future plans, and learn the most innovative tactics security leaders are using for IAM at their organization, including:

  • Methodologies that satisfy users while maintaining adequate access controls
  • Communication techniques to streamline acceptance of IAM across the business
  • Roadmaps for deciding what technology is the best fit

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager Zack Hellmann zack.hellmann@evanta.com.

December 9, 2019 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:30pm  Networking Break

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Assessing Historical Incident Analysis with Next-Gen Security Analytics

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Bob Varnadoe

CISO

NCR

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Trevor Welsh

Security Strategist

Google

What happens when you’re able to rewind the clock and analyze what happened? Join this session to hear insights from Bob Varnadoe, CISO at NCR, on what his organization has done and their approaches to solving security analytics, log data and the challenges they were facing.

Hear best practices on:

  • Security and big data analytics
  • What could happen with a petabyte of security data
  • How analytics work the way they do

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

The Interactive Boardroom

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Dan Webber

Chief Information Security Officer

UST Global

Step inside and expect to participate as Dan Webber, VP, Technology at UST Global, leads you in an interactive session. All too often, CISOs think – you’ve been breached. In this room, you may be the CEO, the CFO, the CISO or anywhere in between. Come in open minded and ready to put yourself in someone else’s shoes.

In this collaborative session you will:

  • Work through an action plan of how to react strategically
  • Consider opinions and ideas you may not have thoughts of before
  • Discover differing views of how to react to the same event

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Preparing for the Post-Perimeter Digital Age

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David Levine

VP, Information Security & CISO

Ricoh USA, Inc.

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Troy Phelps

BISO

The Home Depot

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Aaron Cockerill

Chief Strategy Officer

Lookout

As the number of mobile devices continues to grow, how can we help our employees understand security protocols to keep both company information and personal information safe?

Join your peers to discuss:

  • Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) considerations
  • Mobile phishing campaigns vs. spear-phishing attacks
  • How to scale your defenses to protect your ever-changing perimeter

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Zack Hellmann zack.hellmann@evanta.com.

3:20pm - 3:40pm  Networking Break

3:40pm - 3:50pm  Closing Comments

3:50pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

Cyber Governance and Regulation in the Enterprise

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Phil Agcaoili

Senior VP, Product & Security Innovation

Elavon

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Tim Callahan

Global Chief Security Officer

Aflac

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Patrick Gaul

Executive Director

National Technology Security Coalition

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Bob Varnadoe

CISO

NCR

Cybersecurity regulation is a divisive topic. While some welcome regulations, others reject interference from the government. In order to mitigate the divide, many CISOs are working alongside the federal government to provide insight into the complex nature of information security.

In this panel, you will hear:

  • Insights into some of the conversation happening in DC
  • Differing opinions on the government’s role in cyber legislation
  • How you can prepare for what’s on the regulatory horizon

4:20pm - 5:00pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

Location


Venue & Accommodation

Renaissance Waverly Atlanta

Your Community Partners


National Thought Leaders
National Sponsors
Global Thought Leader

Atlanta CISO Program Manager


For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program manager.

Zack Hellmann

971-717-6691

zack.hellmann@evanta.com