Why You Should Attend!



Argyle Forum is bringing together leading InfoSec, IT, and Risk executives for our annual CISO Summit in Atlanta. Throughout a full day of content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that InfoSec professionals are facing moving into 2017, with an agenda geared specifically towards CISOs, CSOs, Security VPs, and Directors in a leadership role.  Topics will include:

  • Properly preparing for an inevitable multi-cloud future - fully and securely embracing the cloud
  • Strategizing recovery plans and solutions from an organizational cyberattack – transitioning from recovery to resilience
  • Discovering emerging security capabilities and how leading organizations are managing the adoption process
  • Exploring new ways to secure the mobile network, particularly when traditional security measures are no longer effective
  • Understanding how emerging regulatory changes will impact global business operations, and how to best prepare
  • Proactive procedures: Conducting comprehensive and regular information security risk assessments
  • Building a workforce for the future of InfoSec - attaining, training, and retaining talent through in-demand skillset development and mentoring opportunities


Our keynote addresses, fireside chats, and panel sessions, and interactive group discussions will give you the perspective and actionable takeaways that only a room of the best minds in Atlanta can provide. Speakers at our 2016 Atlanta Forums included Randy Marchany, CISO at Virginia Tech; John Martin, CIO at Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Tim Callahan, SVP, Global Chief Security Officer at Aflac; Jay Ferro, CIO at American Cancer Society; Gene Scriven, Chief Information Security Officer at ACI Worldwide; Ed Peters, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the City of Atlanta Government; and more.

 We look forward to bringing together another fantastic faculty in 2017, and to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 CISO leaders hailing from Atlanta and beyond.

This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Rhonda Le at rle@argyleforum.com.

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ARGYLE HOST Katherine Fithen Chief Privacy Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
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James Baird Vice President, IT Security & Compliance
American Cancer Society
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John Bandy Chief Information Security Officer
Samford University
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Tamika Bass Chief Information Security Officer
Georgia Department of Public Health
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Tim Callahan SVP, Global Chief Security Officer
Aflac
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Mark Dawson Vice President, Information Technology
Cox Enterprises
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Mark Gelhardt Assistant Vice President, Cyber Risk Remediation
Elavon
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Rob Hornbuckle Head of Information Security
Arby's Restaurant Group
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Nazmul Islam Chief Information Officer (Department of Medicine)
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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David Levine Chief Information Security Officer & Vice President, Information Security
Ricoh
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Kevin Mahaffey Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Lookout
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David Nagel Senior Director of Enterprise CyberSecurity
Genuine Parts
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Wayne Proctor Vice President, Information Security
WestRock Company
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Grant Shirk Vice President of Marketing
Vera
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Carson Sweet Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
CloudPassage
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Brett Welborn Regional Manager, Enterprise Security Solutions
Vidder
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John Whitcomb Group Vice President, Security Intelligence and Response
SunTrust Bank
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Corey White Vice President, Worldwide Consulting Services
Cylance
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  • 8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:10am Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
  • 9:10am – 9:45am Keynote Presentation featuring The Coca-Cola Company: "Security, Privacy, and Business Partnership"
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    In order to enable businesses, Security, Privacy, and Business functions must partner. And in order to partner, they must speak in commonly-understood terms. This means that we must speak in non-technology “geek speak” to help our business partners understand so that they can make well-informed decisions. Often the Security, Privacy, and Business functions are in different parts of the company, so this requires cross-function collaboration. And with so much focus on privacy and security, our business partners must understand the requirements and how we align with those requirements, and how alignment in security and privacy enables their business.

    We will talk about who to engage, and various ways to engage our partners, and some questions to ask and answer.

    Katherine Fithen
    Chief Privacy Officer 
    The Coca-Cola Company

  • 9:45am – 10:05am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring CloudPassage: "Dissecting the Security Impact of Agile I.T."
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    Today's enterprise business leaders demand speed and flexibility in technology delivery. Application development has been decentralized in most enterprises, now scattered across dozens or more independent technology teams. Adoption of cloud infrastructure, agile application development, containerization, devops, on-demand technology delivery, and other agility-oriented technologies enable this trend. While a plus for business units, security and compliance functions are often disrupted dramatically by never before seen levels of distribution, speed, and autonomy in application development and delivery. In this session, Carson Sweet (Founder & CTO of CloudPassage) will discuss trends, challenges, and strategic foundations for evolving security to harmonize with this now-unstoppable evolution in I.T. delivery.

    Carson Sweet
    Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
    CloudPassage

  • 10:05am – 10:30am Networking Break
  • 10:30am – 10:35am Session Introduction featuring Lookout
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    Kevin Mahaffey
    Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
    Lookout

  • 10:35am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Combatting Malvertising, Ransomware & Other Cyber Threats”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited:

    • Recent ransomware and malvertising developments
    • How the most at-risk industries are responding
    • Pinpointing top weaknesses that increase risk
    • Detecting and combatting advanced threats
    • The transformation of the CISO in relation to cyber threats

    Moderator:

    Wayne Proctor
    Vice President, Information Security 
    WestRock Company

    Panelists:

    John Bandy
    Chief Information Security Officer
    Samford University

    Nazmul Islam
    Chief Information Officer (Department of Medicine)
    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    John Whitcomb
    Group Vice President, Security Intelligence and Response 
    SunTrust Bank

    Corey White
    Vice President, Worldwide Consulting Services 
    Cylance

  • 11:20am – 11:40am Networking Break
  • 11:40am – 11:45am Session Introduction featuring Vidder
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    Brett Welborn
    Regional Manager, Enterprise Security Solutions
    Vidder

  • 11:45am – 12:20pm Keynote Presentation featuring Aflac: “The CISO Role in Public Policy"
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    Have you ever seen testimony before congress or regulators discussing cyber security, but the person giving testimony or being questioned doesn’t seem qualified? These leaders are somehow considered experts, but have no practical street cred within the cyber security community. Further, have you wondered how these so-called experts have gotten there? This session is about these concerns and what role the CISO should have within the public debate.

    Tim Callahan
    SVP, Global Chief Security Officer 
    Aflac

  • 12:20pm – 12:40pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Vera: "Why is the Future of Security Data-centric?"
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    Today, we’re dealing with the challenges of a collapsing perimeter and an explosion of escape vectors for data. What might the next set of challenges for security professionals and startups look like? Join Grant Shirk, Vice President at Vera for a discussion on the future of cyber security and the ramifications for how we protect the confidentiality and integrity of our most critical data.

    Grant Shirk
    Vice President of Marketing
    Vera

  • 12:40pm – 1:40pm Lunch
  • 1:40pm – 2:15pm Fireside Chat featuring Ricoh: “The Growing Influence of DevOps”
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    Join David Levine, Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President, Information Security of Ricoh USA, Inc., in an engaging discussion on the growing influence of DevOps. He’ll examine the transformation of the IT delivery landscape and team collaboration, how to address key challenges and manage security in the age of DevOps, and transforming InfoSec’s role within the organization and maximizing DevOps’ ROI.

    David Levine
    Chief Information Security Officer & Vice President, Information Security 
    Ricoh

    Interviewed by

    David Nagel
    Senior Director of Enterprise CyberSecurity
    Genuine Parts

  • 2:20pm – 3:05pm Panel Discussion: “Securing and Closing the Gap on IT Talent”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Laying the groundwork for IT & HR to collaborate in your business
    • Best practices and lessons learned for establishing this collaborative relationship
    • Partnering with different functions outside of IT to develop the skills of existing teams
    • Addressing training and development challenges for these new skills 
    • Creating organizational changes around employee engagement to create long-term development of talent and align business objectives
    • Efforts impacting retention rate
    • Hiring differently with regards to the millennial generation
    • Organizations adapting to better accommodate millennials in terms of the tools that they expect

    Moderator:

    Rob Hornbuckle
    Head of Information Security
    Arby's Restaurant Group

    Panelists:

    Tamika Bass
    Chief Information Security Officer 
    Georgia Department of Public Health 

    James Baird
    Vice President, IT Security & Compliance 
    American Cancer Society

  • 3:05pm – 3:20pm Networking Break
  • 3:20pm – 3:55pm Keynote Presentation featuring U.S. Bank/Evalon: "“Information Security at the White House in the 1990’s”"
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    I was the CIO/CISO equivalent for President Clinton at the White House and had to deal with pre-Y2K Information Security and Information Technology.  Security and Technology sure has changed over the last twenty years or has it?  I would argue that good Information Security practices are still the same and really have not changed over the last twenty years.  Why is that? What lessons can we learn by looking back at ourselves twenty years ago?

    Mark Gelhardt
    Assistant Vice President, Cyber Risk Remediation and Project Management
    U.S. Bank/Evalon

  • 3:55pm – 4:05pm Closing Remarks featuring Argyle Host Katherine Fithen:
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    Katherine Fithen
    Chief Privacy Officer 
    The Coca-Cola Company

  • 4:05pm – 5:05pm Closing Reception

What will be discussed? Explore security hot topics and challenge areas such as:

Security and innovation

Evaluate what technologies will have the biggest impact on the business world in the year ahead, and reflect on the reality of IT security becoming a business enabler. Our speakers will discuss:

  • Tracking the improvement of wireless networks
  • Choosing the best devices to support internally
  • Cutting costs through cloud technology
  • Taking stock of risks imposed by the mobile channel

IT's

Review the major changes the field of IT has experienced over the past few years, the driving forces behind them, and the barriers they present. Get briefed on:

  • Driving long-term business initiatives
  • Overcoming barriers to a solid mobile strategy
  • Aligning risk management with business priorities
  • Developing a successful incident response plan for security incidents

The Evolution of IT

Discuss the importance of having accurate information on customers and prospects in real time, and how the rise of apps, data management tools and practices like hosting have added made the business of protecting enterprise information more complex. Gain insight into:

  • Enriching the customer experience with real-time data
  • Staying alert to prevent theft of data and/or funds
  • Overcoming barriers to implementing multichannel integration
  • Evaluating security risks mobile devices present and how to respond

Transparency and security

Define how the concepts of identity and access management are building and shaping new security perimeters, and hear how successful organizations are managing identities in applications. Learn how top CIOs and CISOs are:

  • Lowering costs and risks related to security
  • Achieving success through data management
  • Defining the key benefits of SSO
  • Protecting enterprise data across the organization

Still have questions? We have answers.

I want to attend, but what if I'm unsure of my schedule and need to cancel my participation?

Just let us know. We understand that schedules change! However, we always have a waiting list for this event, and if you don't cancel, we will assume you are still attending and your spot will go unused. If you must, cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event to make room for others!

What if I can't be OOO for a whole day, or need to come late?

We have wifi and private rooms available for attendees to take calls and spend some quiet time on emails, as well as access to printing. Have a morning meeting you can't miss? No problem. This event was designed for busy executives - we get it.

I'd like to bring some colleagues. Do I need to register them online?

Events are more fun with friends, and we'd be happy to host your team. You can have them register online, or send us their names, titles and email addresses and we will take care of it for you!

I don't see the event venue listed. Where will the meeting be held?

To maintain exclusivity, we don't release the venue address until the registration process has been completed. All logistical details will be shared once you have requested a pass and been approved.

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Traveling for the event? Stay at one of our recommended hotels nearby:

The below hotels are recommended by Argyle Executive Forum. Please note that we do not have a corporate rate.

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Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead


3300 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Telephone: (404) 237-1234
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Hyatt Regency Atlanta


265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Telephone: (404) 577-1234
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The InterContinental Buckhead


3315 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: (404) 946-9000
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