Dallas CISO Roundtable

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – 7:30am to 5:30pm at City Place Conference Center


IANS Forum - General Session

7:30 - 8:45 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 am Welcome & IANS Perspective

9:00 - 9:30 am Keynote Address


Private Peer Gathering of CISO & Senior Level Information Security Executives

Gain critical insights on the latest information security issues in a hard-hitting, one-day program format designed specifically for CISOs and senior-level information security executives by the IANS Faculty. Participants will share ideas in a collaborative and confidential peer-to-peer environment.

9:40 - 10:20 am
CISO Attendee Introductions

10:20 - 11:05 am
Part I: CISO Working Group Challenge

Led by IANS CEO Phil Gardner, this working group session will focus on corporate-wide cybersecurity risk management and Board / CISO communications. Phil will offer his perspective on why Board / CISO interactions are often fraught with misunderstandings and how new technologies and emerging regulations might actually exacerbate these misunderstandings. The session will conclude with a participant role playing exercise. During this exercise, CISOs have the chance to share ideas, feedback and advice with peers. At the end of the role playing exercise, CISO participants will share takeaways with the larger group.

Phil Gardner
Phil Gardner

11:20 - 12:00 pm
Part II: IANS Faculty “How-To” Thinking - GDPR Compliance

IANS Faculty George Gerchow will provide a comprehensive overview focused on GDPR Compliance, followed by the opportunity to ask questions. This session will explore the following:

  • How to build a Data Protection Addendum (DPA)

  • Analysis of inputs to include in your Data Protection Impact Analysis (DPIA)

  • Operationalizing the ‘Right to Erasure / Right to be Forgotten’ clause

  • Data Privacy Officer (DPO): What background is best suited to fill this role? Where should this executive report?

George-Gerchow
George Gerchow

12:00 - 12:30 pm
Part III: CISO Success Stories

This session features a series of 10-minute real-world case studies presented by CISOs showcasing successes in technology implementation or business process revamping. Each briefing is followed by Q&A.

Featured Speakers Include:
Jerry Tilson, CISO, Mary Kay
Will Long, VP & CISO, Children's Health

1:30 - 2:45 pm
Part IV: Solution Provider Power Hour

Executives from four venture-backed solution providers will deliver 15-minute technical presentations to the group. Following the presentations, an IANS Executive will lead a CISO-only facilitated discussion of perceived value, drawbacks, reactions, and suggestions.

Featured Solution Providers Include:
Accellion   Awake Security   Illusive Networks   Tanium

2:45 - 3:25 pm
Part V: CISO Crisis Management Workshop Scenarios

Led by James Savage, a SVP General Manager of Pierpont Communications, this session will brief the attendees on the unique challenges that CISOs face when confronting a corporate cyber incident. James will also share the real-world lessons he has learned while supporting Fortune 1000 executive teams through corporate crises. The session will conclude with a hand-on exercise where participants will gain a better sense of how to best make rapid fire decisions and enhance their crisis management skills.

James Savage
James Savage

3:40 - 4:30 pm
Part VI: Building Your CISO Brand - Executive Search Roundtable Panel

Executive recruiters talk shop on the latest CISO hiring trends, the future of the CISO role, and how to build your CISO brand in a fast-changing industry and career landscape.

Featured Speakers Include:
Renee Arrington,
Senior Vice President & Director, Pearson Partners
Jamey Cummings,
Senior Client Partner, Co-Leader Cybersecurity, Korn Ferry


Renee Arrington Renee Arrington

Jamey Cummings Jamey Cummings

4:30 - 5:30 pm
Networking Reception

After spending the day learning and sharing ideas with peers, join us at our networking reception to meet new industry connections and catch up with your network.

As an IANS client and past participant in our CISO Roundtable, you know how quickly these days fill up. If you are new to IANS’ CISO Roundtables, you will discover a high-energy group of peers who freely share ideas and challenges in a venue that is private, confidential, and by invitation-only. Peer exchange and community combined with first-rate industry expertise and practicality are field marks of the offering.


IANS Facilitators

Mike Conley
Mike Conley
SVP, Sales

Brandon DeVoe
Brandon DeVoe
Territory Director


*This Roundtable is produced by IANS, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or deny access to the Roundtable to any entity or individual. IANS’ receipt of a registration application does not constitute acceptance. Individuals from Information Security Solution Providers (software, hardware, and consulting companies) are not eligible to attend. Roundtables are open to IANS clients that are Credential Holders and qualified Information Security Practitioners identified by IANS.