2018 Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Leadership Forum
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Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading InfoSec, IT, and Risk executives for our annual CISO Forum in New York City. 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 forward to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 CISO leaders hailing from New York City and beyond!
This event will feature insights from top executives, including:
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Credit Suisse View Bio »
Internal Audit Technology, Project Management and Cyber Security Professional with over 17 years’ experience in financial services spanning public and private professional experience including Allianz Asset Management, Brown Brothers Harriman, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Deloitte with demonstrated value added insights to business and technology management on business, technology and cyber projects, applications and infrastructure
Varonis View Bio »
Sean Campbell joined Varonis Systems as a Systems Engineer in April 2013. He is based out of the New York metro area working with strategic enterprise accounts in a variety of verticals to manage and protect their unstructured data. Sean also leads a product SME team of 30+ other systems engineers located all around the globe. Prior to joining Varonis, Sean was a Security Analyst at Verisk Analytics in Jersey City, NJ. There he focused on security event logging, alerting, and penetration testing. His other past positions include a stint in professional baseball as a starting pitcher for the Newark Bears of Canadian American League. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Informatics from Rutgers University where he regularly returns to guest lecture a course on Information Security.
Outside of work Sean enjoys playing golf and is also a College Football Instant Replay Tech for the Big Ten Conference. He resides in Union County, New Jersey with his wife Brigitte and bulldog, Banks.
Lookout View Bio »
Faiyaz Desai is a results-focused technologist who has successfully built and managed solutions engineering teams for over 15 years. Faiyaz's knowledge of real time communication applications and networking infrastructure together with his passion for enabling successful cloud deployments drives him to deliver unprecedented customer growth. Most recently, he led solutions engineering at Avaya. Faiyaz has a BS in engineering from South Gujarat University.
Aircastle Advisor LLC View Bio »
Bill Duenges serves as the Vice President of Infrastructure and Security for Aircastle Advisors LLC. In this role, Bill is responsible for the company’s infrastructure as well as the Security Officer for the organization. Bill’s 18 years of experience includes disaster recovery/business continuity planning, security awareness training, compliance programs, network security and risk mitigation in addition to infrastructure and support.
Bill is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP) and a Certified Cloud Security Professional(CCSP).
InteliSecure View Bio »
Matt Hughes serves as Director of Professional Services for InteliSecure. In this role, Matt leads a global team of expert consultants and engineers focused on modern critical asset protection and information security methodologies to include Data Loss Prevention (DLP), SIEM, data classification tools, and risk mitigation strategies. InteliSecure Professional Services work within appropriate data privacy parameters (such as GDPR) to protect the critical assets and intellectual property of our clients.
Prior to joining InteliSecure, and after a 21-year career in the US Air Force, Matt was president of Mercury Intelligence Systems, a high-end software engineering, systems engineering and data analysis firm that also provided professional services to the U.S. government. Earlier, as vice president at Paragon Dynamics, Inc., Matt oversaw intelligence operations where he led the engineering, development and analysis business units that provided software, engineering and analytics to the government.
Oracle View Bio »
Dan Koloski is a software industry expert with broad experience as both a technologist working on the IT side and as a management executive on the vendor side.
Dan is a Senior Director in Oracle's Systems and Applications Management group, which produces the Oracle Management Cloud Services and Oracle Enterprise Manager family of products.
Previously, Dan was CTO and Director of Strategy for the Web BU at Empirix, which he helped spin out and sell to Oracle in 2008. Dan is co-owner of the Maine small business STAGES, the Treasurer of PortFringe and President of the Stroudwater Village Association. Dan holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Anheuser-Busch InBev View Bio »
Benjamin Lavoie is the Global Head of Technology and Innovation for Anheuser-Busch Inbev, the world’s largest beverage company, where he is responsible for Digital Transformation of the Global Supply Organization which includes making a Supply Chain consisting of over 1,000 facilities across 126 countries real-time, connected and continuously optimizing. Ben is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Agile Scrum Master, Project Management Professional, Design Thinking Facilitator and Data Scientist. Prior to these roles Ben was Sr. Director for Operations in North America and also lead the Global Implementation of Lean Six Sigma for Anheuser-Busch Inbev. Ben has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, MBA in Operations Management and Finance from Boston University and an Executive MBA certificate from Washington University on Supply Chain Management.
Realogy Corporation View Bio »
Nashira W. Layade serves as SVP, CISO at Realogy Holdings Corporation where she is responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy, and programs necessary to ensure the adequate protection of Realogy’s digital information assets and technologies. Nashira’s background includes nearly 20 years’ experience as an executive and thought leader in Information Security, Data Privacy, and Risk Management for multinational Fortune 500 firms in the Financial Services, Media & Entertainment, and Real Estate industries.
Nashira holds a Masters of Science in Telecommunication Networks from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. She obtained a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania and is also a proud alumna of Phillips Academy Andover. Nashira is wholeheartedly committed to the advancement of youth, especially those in urban communities. She participates in various mentoring programs, is an active member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., and serves on the Board of Directors of the Seven Roses Legacy Foundation, is a former member of the Board of Managers for the Jamaica YMCA of Greater New York, and is an Executive Advisory Board Member for Forcepoint.
Wolters Kluwer View Bio »
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Zocdoc View Bio »
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Trend Micro View Bio »
Bill helps clients achieve an effective information security posture spanning endpoints, networks, servers, cloud, and the Internet of Things. This involves technology, policy, and procedures, and impacts acquisition/development through deployment, operations, maintenance, and replacement or retirement.
During his four-decade IT career, Bill has worked as an application programmer with the John Hancock Insurance company; an OS developer, tester, and planner with IBM; a research director and manager at Gartner for the Information Security Strategies service and the Application Integration and Middleware service, and served as CTO of Waveset, an identity management vendor acquired by Sun. He ran his own consulting business providing information security, disaster recovery, identity management, and enterprise solution architecture services for clients including Motorola, AIG, and Silver Lake Partners. Bill has over 160 publications and has spoken at numerous events worldwide.
Bill attended MIT, majoring in Mathematics. He is a member of CT InfraGard and ISACA.
Brooks Brothers View Bio »
Phillip has been innovating with computers since 1981, taking a brief hiatus to earn his BA and MA in Jurisprudence from The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. Since 1995, he has worked on ERP implementations, large-scale infrastructure technology deployments and software development. Phillip is relentless in the pursuit of efficiency through automation, and is an evangelist for utilizing compute-capacity in the cloud. Through a career spanning biotech, healthcare, manufacturing and retail, with significant focus on information security, Phillip brings perspective to finding the sweet spot for securing new and emerging technologies.
Aruba View Bio »
Pete Ryan is a sales professional with over 25 years of experience in building and leading motivated sales teams in the networking and networking security industry. He accepted his current position as ClearPass Sales Director for the East for Aruba HPE in 2013. In this role, he is responsible for strategy, promotion and sales execution on the East Coast for HPE Aruba’s Security portfolio.
Prior to HPE Aruba, Pete managed account teams for Avaya’s largest Global Accounts, was Northeast regional director for Alcatel-Lucent, and has held sales positions for IBM, Foundry Networks, and FORE Systems. Pete has a proven track record of engaging with some of the largest and most complex Global Financial accounts in the New York region, but has also supported Healthcare, Education, and general Enterprise accounts in the Northeast.
Metropolitan Museum of Art View Bio »
Steven Santamorena is the Chief Information Security Officer for The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has been a leader in Information Security since 2004 and has managed several departments within IT including messaging, infrastructure, and networking. In Steven's current role, he is focused on developing risk management strategies while delivering appropriate security controls and processes. Steven holds several security certifications including CISSP, CCSP, CISM, and also holds a Master's Degree in Information Assurance from Norwich University.
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts View Bio »
James Sipe is the Head of IT Security and Compliance at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts. With almost 20 years of experience in IT Security, Audit and Data Compliance he has held leadership roles at some of the world’s largest public and private international companies across multiple industries ranging from manufacturing and leasing to entertainment/hospitality to high tech. Jim has also consulted in the public and private sector internationally both as an IT Security & Compliance and IT Audit subject matter expert but also for IT guidance for organizations undergoing business related IT transformation with emerging technologies. Outside of Information Technology he previously held public office in the State of Pennsylvania for 8 years.
Jim has broad experience in the IT Security and Complaisance space including disaster recovery/BCP, application and database security, legal, regulatory and compliance programs, cloud security architecture and design, telecommunications, network security, international data governance, endpoint protection and PEN testing as well as IT Governance, IT Risk Assessments, PCI and IT forensic investigations. He has spoken nationally on IT Security risks and it's link to emerging technology, most recently at the Institute of Internal Auditors General Audit Management (GAM) conference in Dallas, Texas.
Fugue View Bio »
Josh Stella is Co-founder and CEO of Fugue, which radically simplifies cloud operations and centralizes cloud control by automating and enforcing infrastructure at scale. Previously, Josh was a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. He has served as CTO for a prior startup and in numerous other technical and leadership roles over the last 25 years. With the Fugue team, Josh authored Scalable Cloud Ops with Fugue, published by The Pragmatic Bookshelf and the O’Reilly guide: Immutable Infrastructure: Considerations for the Cloud and Distributed Systems, as well as numerous articles.
Barnabas Health View Bio »
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7:45am – 8:45am Breakfast
8:45am – 8:50am Argyle Opening Remarks
8:50am – 9:25am Keynote Presentation featuring Brooks Brothers: "Tackling ‘Impossible’ Security Problems"
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Some challenges seem insurmountable, and stacked together appear ‘impossible’ to overcome. How are InfoSec teams to simultaneously address flaws like Spectre and Meltdown, tackle the floodgates caused by insecure IoT implementations, satisfy GDPR expectations and teach their co-workers to have a security mindset? In this address, Phillip lays out a framework for restoring sanity to the InfoSec team while making meaningful progress mitigating big risks.
CISO and Head of Infrastructure
9:25am – 9:45am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Oracle
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Vice President, Product Management & Business Development
9:45am – 10:10am Networking Break
10:10am – 11:00am Panel Discussion: Security Innovation: Unifying Proactive & Reactive Strategies
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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?
- 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
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Head of Automation and OT Cyber Security
Head of Information Security
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts
11:00am – 11:20am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring HP Aruba
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Director of Security Sales East
Aruba: A Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
11:20am – 11:40am Networking Break
11:40am – 12:00pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Lookout
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Director, Sales Engineering
12:00pm – 12:45pm 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 processes do you have in place following a data breach?
- 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?
Vice President Infrastructure & Security
Professional and Platform Services
Chief Information Security Officer & SVP
VP Global Information Security
12:50pm – 1:10pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Trend Micro
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William J. Malik
VP Infrastructure Strategies
1:10pm – 2:10pm Lunch
2:10pm – 2:55pm Keynote featuring Credit Suisse: " Control Oversight Over the Third Party Service Providers"
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There has been increasing industry use of third party providers for various reasons such as cost savings, better security framework, operational efficiency etc. With the increasing sophistication of cyber threats and emerging regulatory oversight, it is necessary to revisit the oversight process over these third party providers including practical approaches to reviewing the content of SSAE 16 reports to verify that third parties vendor control environments are reasonably adequate to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information assets.
Vice President, Technology Audit
2:55pm – 3:15pm Networking Break
3:15pm – 3:50pm Keynote featuring Barnabas Health: "Exploration Into The Internet of Things"
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In recent years the technology as a business enabler as taken an unprecedented advancement. IoT in particular has contributed but the value has not been without risk and security challenges. Cyber security is not rated as the top 5 risk. This session will explore some of the risks presented by IoT and strategy to develop a plan around IoT security.
Chief Information Security Officer
3:50pm – 3:55pm Argyle Closing Remarks
3:55pm – 4:55pm Closing Reception
What will be discussed? Explore security hot topics and challenge areas such as:
Discuss the ever-changing security landscape, cloud-first enterprise initiatives, and the IT tools at your disposal to protect against and prepare for cyber threats. Speaker topics include:
- Enhancing the security of mobile networks where traditional methods no longer work
- Fully and securely embracing the cloud as the transition to multi-cloud becomes a reality
- The newest security capabilities and technologies and how companies are adopting
Discover how others are mitigating evolving cyberthreats in their organizations, using automation, AI, and preemptive planning to address potential issues. Speaker topics include:
- Developing a clearly defined incidence response plan, and what to do post attack
- Aligning risk management with business priorities across all sectors of your company
- How to identify and prepare for new potential cyber threats and their impact on your business
Information security is now a global concern, with new regulations in Europe and beyond requiring a shift in policy. Discuss the impact of changes like GDPR to large companies with global reach. Speaker topics include:
- The impact of recent regulatory changes in Europe on InfoSec functions
- Emerging regulations domestically and abroad and how to prepare
- The opportunity to transform elements of your organization through compliance
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