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Two-day events with keynotes, breakout sessions, technology spotlight sessions, and networking breaks.

CISO Roundtables

One-day roundtables designed exclusively for CISOs and senior level InfoSec executives to learn and share insights in a confidential setting.

Symposiums

Half-day, deep-dive explorations of technical and operational information security topics, free of vendor presence.

Webinars

Hour-long interactive discussions examining hot topics in information security.

February 19

2020 Columbus Symposium
Effectively Leveraging MITRE ATT&CK

Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

IANS has run multiple workshops on threat hunting, purple teaming and tool selection, but MITRE ATT&CK has opened up a new range of possibilities for how to approach these areas.

Speakers:
  • Dave Kennedy

    Dave Kennedy

    IANS Faculty

    Dave is the Founder and Owner of TrustedSec, an information security consulting firm, and Binary Defense, a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) that detects attackers early to prevent large-scale invasions. In addition to creating several widely popular open-source tools, including 'The Social-Engineer Toolkit' (SET), PenTesters Framework (PTF), and Artillery. David has also released security advisories, including zero-days, with a focus on security research.

    Prior to his work in the private sector, Dave served in the United States Marine Corps (USMC), focusing on cyber warfare and forensics analysis activities, including two tours to Iraq. He also served on the board of directors for (ISC)2, which is one of the largest security collectives and offers certifications such as the CISSP.

February 20

AI/ML technology can help security teams make more accurate decisions, but it only works when you feed the right data into the machine.

Speakers:
  • Aaron Turner

    Aaron Turner

    IANS Faculty

    Aaron Turner is the President & Chief Security Officer of HighSide, a distributed identity and secure collaboration technology company. He is also President and CEO of Integricell, an information security consulting firm which focuses on helping customers better manage the risks associated with global-scale business. Aaron also serves on the RSA Program Committee, helping select the educational content presented at the yearly RSA Conference.

February 20

The Zero Trust vendor bandwagon is spilling over and organizations can’t keep up. They need help understanding which technologies fit into the concept and how best to configure them.

Speakers:
  • Jake Williams

    Jake Williams

    IANS Faculty

    Jake is the Founder, President, and Principal Analyst of Rendition Infosec, an information security consultancy. He also sits on the Vulnerability Review Board at Peerlyst, a startup social networking platform exclusively for security professionals. Jake is a prolific speaker and instructor on a variety of information security topics such as reverse engineering malware, memory forensics, threat intelligence, and advanced exploit development.

March 5

Existing and forecasted data privacy/protection legislation is taxing the current privacy model inside large organizations. Security teams need step-by-step guidance to keep up.

Speakers:
  • George Gerchow

    George Gerchow

    IANS Faculty

    George is Chief Security Officer at Sumo Logic, a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service provider. George has extensive experience in board and executive communications serving as a Board Member for ANTIVIUM, Inc., a cloud monitoring and analytic startup, and VENZA, a data protection company. Likewise, George is an Adjunct Faculty member at University of Denver and Cloud Academy, in addition to a Participant in the US Technical Advisory Group: Privacy by Design, which aims to define an international standard for consumer protection as part of ISO Project Committee 317.

March 11

This webinar begins with a brief overview of the IANS/Securosis Cloud Security Maturity Model and then explores fresh guidance to improve SecOps and DevOps in the cloud.

Speakers:
  • Mike Rothman

    Mike Rothman

    IANS Faculty

    Mike is the President of Securosis, an information security research and advisory firm, as well as Co-Founder and President of DisruptOps, a cloud detection and response company. His breadth of experience in the information security space and bold perspectives are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape. Mike started practicing and advising on security topics over 25 years ago, and he’s been trying to get out of the business ever since…to no avail.

March 12

Small teams are stuck at the ground level for cloud security and need to mature. Large teams keep making rookie mistakes when designing cloud architecture, managing apps and configuring systems.

Speakers:
  • Mike Rothman

    Mike Rothman

    IANS Faculty

    Mike is the President of Securosis, an information security research and advisory firm, as well as Co-Founder and President of DisruptOps, a cloud detection and response company. His breadth of experience in the information security space and bold perspectives are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape. Mike started practicing and advising on security topics over 25 years ago, and he’s been trying to get out of the business ever since…to no avail.

March 18

The Zero Trust vendor bandwagon is spilling over and organizations can’t keep up. They need help understanding which technologies fit into the concept and how best to configure them.

Speakers:
  • J Wolfgang Goerlich

    J Wolfgang Goerlich

    IANS Faculty

    Wolf is an Advisory CISO of Duo Security, the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud. He has held senior management roles in IT and IT security in the financial services and healthcare verticals. In addition, Wolf has held senior leadership roles in consulting firms specializing in identity and access management, governance risk and compliance, and security programs. Wolf advises clients primarily in risk management, incident response, business continuity, and secure development.

March 25

2020 Dallas
CISO Roundtable

Cityplace Conference Center

This one-day roundtable at the Dallas Information Security Forum is designed exclusively for CISOs and senior level information security executives to learn and share insights in a confidential setting.

March 25

Many users still have advanced file access permissions when they shouldn’t. Several tools and techniques can help tighten up access, but you need to know about them first.

Speakers:
  • Aaron Turner

    Aaron Turner

    IANS Faculty

    Aaron Turner is the President & Chief Security Officer of HighSide, a distributed identity and secure collaboration technology company. He is also President and CEO of Integricell, an information security consulting firm which focuses on helping customers better manage the risks associated with global-scale business. Aaron also serves on the RSA Program Committee, helping select the educational content presented at the yearly RSA Conference.

March 25 - 26

2020 Dallas
Information Security Forum

Cityplace Conference Center

This two-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

Speakers:
  • Bill Dean

    Bill Dean

    IANS Faculty

    Bill is a Shareholder at LBMC Information Security,where he is responsible for security assessments, incident response, digital forensics, electronic discovery and overall litigation support. He also serves as an expert witness in federal courts and numerous state courts and has conducted digital forensic investigations and electronic discovery services to support litigation efforts. He is also an active member of the International Society for Forensic Computer Examiners and Board Member in East Tennessee’s InfraGard Chapter.

  • Ron Ritchey

    Ron Ritchey

    IANS Faculty

    Ron is a seasoned technologist specializing in cyber security with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he is the global lead for Cyber Architecture at JP Morgan Chase. His group is responsible for designing secure solutions to support their clients and employees. He is also an active researcher and speaker in the Information Assurance (IA) field and is widely published on network security topics including co-authoring books on Software Assurance and Insider Threats.

  • Mike Rothman

    Mike Rothman

    IANS Faculty

    Mike is the President of Securosis, an information security research and advisory firm, as well as Co-Founder and President of DisruptOps, a cloud detection and response company. His breadth of experience in the information security space and bold perspectives are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape. Mike started practicing and advising on security topics over 25 years ago, and he’s been trying to get out of the business ever since…to no avail.

  • Dave Shackleford

    Dave Shackleford

    IANS Faculty

    Dave is the Founder and Principal Consultant with Voodoo Security, an information security consulting firm with broad expertise. He is also a Senior Instructor, Analyst, and Course Author for the SANS Institute and a VMware vExpert with extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. In addition, Dave has served as Co-Chair of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Top Threats Working Group and founded the CSA Atlanta Chapter. Dave has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, network architecture, and engineering. He has also worked as a security architect, analyst, and manager for several Fortune 500 companies.

  • John Visneski

    John Visneski

    IANS Faculty

    John is the Director of Information Security and Data Protection Officer at The Pokémon Company International where he has built their security team and achieved GDPR Compliance. Before joining Pokémon, he served as a Cyberspace Operations Officer for the US Air Force where he supported operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. John also served as Chief of Executive Communications for the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the US Air Force supporting intelligence operations that shaped policy at the Pentagon.

April 1

Security teams large and small are clamoring for open source tools they can use across security domains in a broader, more cost-effective manner. But before diving in, they must understand how these tools would work in their environment.

Speakers:
  • John Strand

    John Strand

    IANS Faculty

    John is the Owner of Black Hills Information Security (BHIS) where he leads the Hunt Teaming, Command & Control (C2)/Data Exfiltration and Pivot testing development. He is also a SANS Institute Senior Instructor. In these roles, John has both consulted and taught hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and penetration testing.

April 7 - 8

2020 Toronto
Information Security Forum

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

This two-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

Speakers:
  • Dave Lewis

    Dave Lewis

    IANS Faculty

    Dave is a Global Advisory CISO for Duo Security, a Cisco subsidiary. He has almost two decades of industry expertise with extensive experience in IT operations and management. Dave is the Founder of the security news site Liquidmatrix Security Digest and co-host of the Liquidmatrix podcast. He is also the Director & Co-Founder of OpenCERT Canada, Canada’s first open national Computer Emergency Response Team. Dave has worked finance, healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, and critical infrastructure verticals. He also has experience consulting for federal organizations working as a Security Consultant and defense contractor to the FBI, US Navy, Social Security Administration, US Postal Service, and the US Department of Defense.

  • Mike Rothman

    Mike Rothman

    IANS Faculty

    Mike is the President of Securosis, an information security research and advisory firm, as well as Co-Founder and President of DisruptOps, a cloud detection and response company. His breadth of experience in the information security space and bold perspectives are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape. Mike started practicing and advising on security topics over 25 years ago, and he’s been trying to get out of the business ever since…to no avail.

  • John Strand

    John Strand

    IANS Faculty

    John is the Owner of Black Hills Information Security (BHIS) where he leads the Hunt Teaming, Command & Control (C2)/Data Exfiltration and Pivot testing development. He is also a SANS Institute Senior Instructor. In these roles, John has both consulted and taught hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and penetration testing.

  • Aaron Turner

    Aaron Turner

    IANS Faculty

    Aaron Turner is the President & Chief Security Officer of HighSide, a distributed identity and secure collaboration technology company. He is also President and CEO of Integricell, an information security consulting firm which focuses on helping customers better manage the risks associated with global-scale business. Aaron also serves on the RSA Program Committee, helping select the educational content presented at the yearly RSA Conference.

April 7

2020 Toronto
CISO Roundtable

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

This one-day roundtable at the Toronto Information Security Forum is designed exclusively for CISOs and senior level information security executives to learn and share insights in a confidential setting.

April 9

Many users still have advanced file access permissions when they shouldn’t. Several tools and techniques can help tighten up access, but you need to know about them first.

Speakers:
  • Aaron Turner

    Aaron Turner

    IANS Faculty

    Aaron Turner is the President & Chief Security Officer of HighSide, a distributed identity and secure collaboration technology company. He is also President and CEO of Integricell, an information security consulting firm which focuses on helping customers better manage the risks associated with global-scale business. Aaron also serves on the RSA Program Committee, helping select the educational content presented at the yearly RSA Conference.

April 9

2020 April Webinar
Zero Trust: Making It Work for You

Webinar

Security teams need to understand both what zero trust principles are and how to properly implement them across the organization. This webinar starts with the nuts and bolts that make up zero trust.

Speakers:
  • J Wolfgang Goerlich

    J Wolfgang Goerlich

    IANS Faculty

    Wolf is an Advisory CISO of Duo Security, the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud. He has held senior management roles in IT and IT security in the financial services and healthcare verticals. In addition, Wolf has held senior leadership roles in consulting firms specializing in identity and access management, governance risk and compliance, and security programs. Wolf advises clients primarily in risk management, incident response, business continuity, and secure development.

April 14 - 15

This two-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

Speakers:
  • George Gerchow

    George Gerchow

    IANS Faculty

    George is Chief Security Officer at Sumo Logic, a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service provider. George has extensive experience in board and executive communications serving as a Board Member for ANTIVIUM, Inc., a cloud monitoring and analytic startup, and VENZA, a data protection company. Likewise, George is an Adjunct Faculty member at University of Denver and Cloud Academy, in addition to a Participant in the US Technical Advisory Group: Privacy by Design, which aims to define an international standard for consumer protection as part of ISO Project Committee 317.

  • J Wolfgang Goerlich

    J Wolfgang Goerlich

    IANS Faculty

    Wolf is an Advisory CISO of Duo Security, the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud. He has held senior management roles in IT and IT security in the financial services and healthcare verticals. In addition, Wolf has held senior leadership roles in consulting firms specializing in identity and access management, governance risk and compliance, and security programs. Wolf advises clients primarily in risk management, incident response, business continuity, and secure development.

  • Kevin Johnson

    Kevin Johnson

    IANS Faculty

    Kevin is the Founder, CEO, and Principal Security Consultant of Secure Ideas, an information security consulting company that focuses on penetration testing services and training. He is also a founder and contributor of many open source projects including the Samurai Web Testing Framework (SamuraiWTF), a web penetration testing and training environment, and the Basic Analysis and Security Engine (BASE) project, a web front-end for Snort Analysis

  • Dave Kennedy

    Dave Kennedy

    IANS Faculty

    Dave is the Founder and Owner of TrustedSec, an information security consulting firm, and Binary Defense, a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) that detects attackers early to prevent large-scale invasions. In addition to creating several widely popular open-source tools, including 'The Social-Engineer Toolkit' (SET), PenTesters Framework (PTF), and Artillery. David has also released security advisories, including zero-days, with a focus on security research.

    Prior to his work in the private sector, Dave served in the United States Marine Corps (USMC), focusing on cyber warfare and forensics analysis activities, including two tours to Iraq. He also served on the board of directors for (ISC)2, which is one of the largest security collectives and offers certifications such as the CISSP.

  • Davi Ottenheimer

    Davi Ottenheimer

    IANS Faculty

    Davi is Security Architect at Inrupt, Inc., a company that supports Solid, a web decentralization project founded by the inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee. He is also the Founder and President of flying penguin LLC, an information security consulting firm that focuses on risk mitigation and incident response solutions. Additionally, he serves as a Visiting Lecturer at St Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule St Pölten) in Austria, an Affiliate for the Policy Innovation Lab of Tomorrow (PILOT) at Penn State University, as well as an Advisory Board Member at Cyral, Anjuana Security, and Accenture. Davi has helped serve customer data protection needs across many industries including data storage and management, software, investment, banking, international retail, as well as higher education, healthcare and aerospace.

April 14

2020 Minneapolis
CISO Roundtable

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

This one-day roundtable at the Minneapolis Information Security Forum is designed exclusively for CISOs and senior level information security executives to learn and share insights in a confidential setting.

April 15

Many users still have advanced file access permissions when they shouldn’t. Several tools and techniques can help tighten up access, but you need to know about them first.

Speakers:
  • Jake Williams

    Jake Williams

    IANS Faculty

    Jake is the Founder, President, and Principal Analyst of Rendition Infosec, an information security consultancy. He also sits on the Vulnerability Review Board at Peerlyst, a startup social networking platform exclusively for security professionals. Jake is a prolific speaker and instructor on a variety of information security topics such as reverse engineering malware, memory forensics, threat intelligence, and advanced exploit development.

April 22

2020 Denver Symposium
Open Source Tools and Techniques for Cloud, SecOps, Architecture, and Threats & Vulnerabilities

Denver Marriott Tech Center

Security teams large and small are clamoring for open source tools they can use across security domains in a broader, more cost-effective manner. But before diving in, they must understand how these tools would work in their environment.

Speakers:
  • John Strand

    John Strand

    IANS Faculty

    John is the Owner of Black Hills Information Security (BHIS) where he leads the Hunt Teaming, Command & Control (C2)/Data Exfiltration and Pivot testing development. He is also a SANS Institute Senior Instructor. In these roles, John has both consulted and taught hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and penetration testing.

April 28

This one-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

Speakers:
  • Kevin Johnson

    Kevin Johnson

    IANS Faculty

    Kevin is the Founder, CEO, and Principal Security Consultant of Secure Ideas, an information security consulting company that focuses on penetration testing services and training. He is also a founder and contributor of many open source projects including the Samurai Web Testing Framework (SamuraiWTF), a web penetration testing and training environment, and the Basic Analysis and Security Engine (BASE) project, a web front-end for Snort Analysis

  • Mike Rothman

    Mike Rothman

    IANS Faculty

    Mike is the President of Securosis, an information security research and advisory firm, as well as Co-Founder and President of DisruptOps, a cloud detection and response company. His breadth of experience in the information security space and bold perspectives are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape. Mike started practicing and advising on security topics over 25 years ago, and he’s been trying to get out of the business ever since…to no avail.

  • Dave Shackleford

    Dave Shackleford

    IANS Faculty

    Dave is the Founder and Principal Consultant with Voodoo Security, an information security consulting firm with broad expertise. He is also a Senior Instructor, Analyst, and Course Author for the SANS Institute and a VMware vExpert with extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. In addition, Dave has served as Co-Chair of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Top Threats Working Group and founded the CSA Atlanta Chapter. Dave has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, network architecture, and engineering. He has also worked as a security architect, analyst, and manager for several Fortune 500 companies.

May 5

This one-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

Speakers:
  • Bill Dean

    Bill Dean

    IANS Faculty

    Bill is a Shareholder at LBMC Information Security,where he is responsible for security assessments, incident response, digital forensics, electronic discovery and overall litigation support. He also serves as an expert witness in federal courts and numerous state courts and has conducted digital forensic investigations and electronic discovery services to support litigation efforts. He is also an active member of the International Society for Forensic Computer Examiners and Board Member in East Tennessee’s InfraGard Chapter.

  • George Gerchow

    George Gerchow

    IANS Faculty

    George is Chief Security Officer at Sumo Logic, a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service provider. George has extensive experience in board and executive communications serving as a Board Member for ANTIVIUM, Inc., a cloud monitoring and analytic startup, and VENZA, a data protection company. Likewise, George is an Adjunct Faculty member at University of Denver and Cloud Academy, in addition to a Participant in the US Technical Advisory Group: Privacy by Design, which aims to define an international standard for consumer protection as part of ISO Project Committee 317.

  • Jake Williams

    Jake Williams

    IANS Faculty

    Jake is the Founder, President, and Principal Analyst of Rendition Infosec, an information security consultancy. He also sits on the Vulnerability Review Board at Peerlyst, a startup social networking platform exclusively for security professionals. Jake is a prolific speaker and instructor on a variety of information security topics such as reverse engineering malware, memory forensics, threat intelligence, and advanced exploit development.

May 13

2020 May Webinar
Fed, State and City Data Privacy Laws: Common Requirements

Webinar

Security teams struggle to keep up with a patchwork of federal, state and city privacy laws. What are the commonalities between them all and where should teams focus most of their energy?

Speakers:
  • George Gerchow

    George Gerchow

    IANS Faculty

    George is Chief Security Officer at Sumo Logic, a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service provider. George has extensive experience in board and executive communications serving as a Board Member for ANTIVIUM, Inc., a cloud monitoring and analytic startup, and VENZA, a data protection company. Likewise, George is an Adjunct Faculty member at University of Denver and Cloud Academy, in addition to a Participant in the US Technical Advisory Group: Privacy by Design, which aims to define an international standard for consumer protection as part of ISO Project Committee 317.

May 14

This one-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

Speakers:
  • Mick Douglas

    Mick Douglas

    IANS Faculty

    Mick is the Managing Partner for InfoSec Innovations, an information security advisory and research firm. He also serves as an Instructor and GIAC Advisory Board Member for the SANS Institute. Mick empowers information security professionals with useful tools and skills from his extensive experience as an analyst, consultant, and software developer.

May 14

2020 Seattle-Bellevue
CISO Roundtable

Seattle Marriott Bellevue

This one-day roundtable at the Seattle-Bellevue Information Security Forum is designed exclusively for CISOs and senior level information security executives to learn and share insights in a confidential setting.

June 9 - 10

2020 Washington, DC
Information Security Forum

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

This two-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

June 9

2020 Washington, DC
CISO Roundtable

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

This one-day roundtable at the Washington, DC Information Security Forum is designed exclusively for CISOs and senior level information security executives to learn and share insights in a confidential setting.

June 25

2020 Los Angeles
Information Security Forum

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

This one-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.

 

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