Why You Should Attend!



Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading InfoSec, IT, and Risk executives for our annual CISO Forum 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 2018. With an agenda geared specifically towards leaders in InfoSec, IT and Risk, topics discussed 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
  • Building a workforce for the future of InfoSec - attaining, training, and retaining talent through in-demand skillset development and mentoring opportunities

 

Our keynote presentations, fireside chats, panel sessions and networking breaks will encourage candid discussions with your peers focused on these topics and more. We look to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 CISO leaders hailing from Georgia and beyond!

This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Natasha Guzman at nguzman@argyleforum.com.

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. Gordon Merrill CyberSecurity Principal Engineer
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
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James Baird Vice President, IT Security
American Cancer Society
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Jim Ballowe Chief Information Officer
Esquire Deposition Solutions
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John Bandy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Samford University
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Tamika Bass CISO
Georgia Department of Public Health
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Sam Bruce Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Medac
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Mayank Choudhary VP of Product
ObserveIT
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Asim Fareeduddin Vice President, IT Security and Regulatory Controls Assurance
RELX Group
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Gary Hasty Director Strategy & Innovation
AT&T
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Wes Knight CISO
Georgia Department of Revenue
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David Levine Vice President Information Security, CISO and HIPAA Compliance Officer
Ricoh
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William Malik VP Infrastructure Strategies
Trend Micro
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Marian Reed Senior Director, Information Security and Risk Management
McKesson
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  • 7:45am – 8:45am Breakfast
  • 8:45am – 8:55am Argyle Opening Remarks
  • 8:55am – 9:30am Keynote Presentation featuring Ricoh: “Building a Security Driven Culture”
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    This presentation will delve into the challenges and complexities we face in building and driving a security-focused culture. We will also examine some successes and failures so that we can develop our own best practices for success. 

    David Levine
    Vice President Information Security & CISO
    Ricoh USA, Inc

  • 9:35am – 9:55am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring TrendMicro: Securing Generations of IoT
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    William Malik
    VP Infrastructure Strategies
    Trend Micro

  • 9:55am – 10:20am Networking Break
  • 10:20am – 11:05am Panel Discussion: Addressing the Growing Cyber Insider Threats and Cyberattacks
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    Session topics will include but are not limited to:

    • What are some insider threats that are top of mind for you at your organization?
    • With the business moving at a rapid pace, and cyber threats constantly emerging, how are you able to balance the two?
    • How do you pinpoint top weaknesses that increase risk within the company?
    • What’s the best method to plan and prevent insider threats and cyberattacks?
    • How do you balance demands that are potential threats to corporate data?
    • What adequate processes does your organization have in place to combat a cyberattack?

    Moderator:

    Gary Hasty
    Director Strategy & Innovation,
    AT&T

    Panelists:

    James Baird
    Vice President, IT Security
    American Cancer Society

    Jim Ballowe
    CIO
    Esquire Desposition Solutions

    Sam Bruce
    CISO
    Medac

    Wes Knight
    CISO
    Georgia Department of Revenue

  • 11:10am – 11:30am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Observe IT: Best Practices for Building an Insider Threat Program
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    The greatest cybersecurity threat an organization faces is no longer the malicious outsider hacking from beyond network firewalls. It is the insiders – the contractors, vendors, privileged users and business users - whose actions create the most risk. Whether intentional or malicious, you need to quickly identify and eliminate insider threat risk. Attend this session to learn best practices for building and maintaining an effective insider threat program.

    Mayank Choudhary
    VP Products
    ObserveIT

  • 11:30am – 11:50am Networking Break
  • 11:50am – 12:25pm Keynote Presentation featuring Relx Group: "Managing Critical Data Assets Using a Risk-Based Approach"
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    An organization’s critical data cannot be protected if the business does not know which information is important or where it resides. This case study presentation will share some practical tips, strategies and advice on how to gain visibility, identify and manage critical data assets within your organization, and how to conduct a risk assessment to evaluate their exposure.

    Asim Fareeduddin
    Vice President, IT Security and Regulatory Controls Assurance,
    Relx Group

  • 12:25pm – 1:10pm Panel Discussion: Taking a Holistic Approach to Data Loss Prevention
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    Session topics will include but are not limited to:

    • How do you define which data assets are most crucial to the success & health of your organization?
    • How do you prioritize what information to protect once identified within the organization?
    • What is the best way to prevent the risk of reputational damage following a data loss?
    • Are there ways to identify how exposed organizations are before utilizing a DLP program?
    • With regards to Data Loss Prevention, how are you updating the training & building for the work force?

    Moderator: 

    David Levine
    Vice President Information Security & CISO
    Ricoh USA, Inc

    Panelists:

    John Bandy
    CISO
    Samford University

    Tamika Bass
    CISO
    Georgia Department of Public Health

    Marian Reed
    Senior Director, Information Security and Risk Management
    McKesson

  • 1:10pm – 2:10pm Lunch
  • 2:10pm – 2:45pm Keynote Presentation Featuring Samford University:" Your Identity in Security – How to be effective”
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    John Bandy
    CISO
    Samford University

  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm Networking Break
  • 3:00pm – 3:35pm Fireside Chat: Security Innovation: Unifying Proactive & Reactive
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • What are some insider threats that are top of mind for you at your organization?
    • How do you pinpoint top weaknesses that increase risk within the company?
    • Discuss the importance of implementing both a proactive & reactive strategy within your organization?
    • How do you drive innovation while mitigating risk, ensuring continuous compliance & maintaining security?
    • How do you leverage tools like the cloud to promote efficiency while maintaining a secure digital environment?
    • What are primary threats to the business in the cloud, and what practices & controls are necessary for compliance?
    • What’s the best method to plan and prevent insider threats and cyberattacks?
    • How do you balance demands that are potential threats to corporate data within your organization

    Wes Knight
    CISO
    Georgia Department of Revenue

    Gordon Merrill
    CyberSecurity Principal Engineer

  • 3:35pm – 3:45pm Argyle Closing Remarks
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm 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

Building an Effective Security Strategy

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. For details on where the event will take place, please contact your Argyle relationship manager.

Venue

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead


3300 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Telephone: (888) 421-1442
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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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