Chicago CISO Virtual Town Hall

March 25, 2021 | 2:00pm CDT

March 25, 2021 | 2:00pm CDT


Responding to a Heavyweight Disruptive Extortion Attack: A View from the Frontlines

Participate with your CISO peers in the Chicago community in small, breakout discussions on a mission-critical priority for security leaders. These informal discussions allow you to share your insights and learn from the lessons, approaches and experiences of a diverse group of peers in virtual breakout rooms.

Join fellow CISOs in the Chicago community to discuss:

Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives

Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies

Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

Discussion Leaders

Members of the Chicago CISO community will lead the interactive discussion and share lessons learned.

Adam Finkelstein


VP, Cyber Security Services, NA


Justin Metallo

Volkswagen Financial Services



Arlan McMillan

Kirkland & Ellis

Chief Security Officer



March 25, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm  CDT

Responding to a Heavyweight Disruptive Extortion Attack: A View from the Frontlines

This session will offer a window into a high impact extortion cyber-attack presented through the attacker and responder perspectives. It will leverage experience from the frontlines of cyber, to exhibit some of the latest techniques threat actors are using against organizations, provide a sense of the digital battle within a network, and share key recommendations on adapting resilience and responding to attacks.

Join this virtual session to explore:

  • Insights into some of the latest in offensive techniques and trends, in the context of Extortion attacks and the recent incidents
  • Effective measures for adapting resilience to the evolving threat landscape
  • Techniques for leading through a cyber crisis and defeating attacks within the network


Your Community Partner

Key Partner

Chicago CISO Program Manager

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

Tom Ward

Senior Program Manager