2019 Minneapolis
CISO Roundtable

#IANSMinneapolis #IANSEvents

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

This 1-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. Join us for these high-level leadership sessions:

Board of Directors and CISO Interaction: Getting Aligned – Hear from your peers on how they’ve learned to improve their board effectiveness and impact.

Cyber Insurance is Growing Up… CISOs, Are You Ready? – This conversation addresses the gap between CISOs and cyber insurance executives.

Understanding Threats: Why Modeling Equals Strong Security – IANS Faculty member Dave Kennedy dives into the TTPs of attackers and explains the best methods for success.

Leading During Times of Crisis – Navy SEAL officers will introduce you to a framework that helps you become a better leader in times of crisis.

Media Training Workshop – Brunswick Group’s workshop offers communication strategies and recommendations for putting your best foot forward.

Executive Search Panel – Two of the market’s leading CISO executive recruiters discuss what traits they're looking for in high performing CISOs and how the role is evolving in the coming year.

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CISO Roundtable Agenda

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

IANS Overview & CISO Attendee Introductions

Phil Gardner

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Having built IANS’ end-user research offering, Phil now oversees all strategic and operational decisions at IANS. Phil began his career in security with seven years with the U.S. Navy as a Strike Fighter Pilot & Ordnance Requirements Officer. After receiving a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, he joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Mergers & Acquisitions and later became an associate with McKinsey & Company in Boston, MA. In 1996, Phil became one of the founders of Provant, Inc., a publicly traded training company serving the Fortune 1000 and Federal Government. He left Provant in 2000 to launch IANS. He graduated at the top of his class in US Navy Flight School.

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

Board of Directors / CISO Interaction: Getting Aligned

with Phil Gardner

Board Members privately remark that they too often leave a CISO’s board discussion more confused than when they started. CISOs often refer to their Board meetings as ‘hostile territory’. Clearly, we need to get better aligned here.

IANS CEO Phil Gardner will interview selected CISOs on how they have learned to improve their board effectiveness and impact. The discussion will get specific and address:

  • How long should your Board presentation be?
  • Should your Board presentation use a risk framework and, if so, which one? 
  • When should you use benchmarking data with the Board? When is it a bad idea?
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Break

Anthony Koludrovic

Anthony Koludrovic

Anthony Koludrovic is the Western Territory Manager for Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, a wholly-owned operating company of W. R. Berkley Corporation.  He is based in Chicago, IL.  Anthony is primarily responsible for underwriting and marketing in the Midwest.

Anthony began his career with State Farm Insurance in the IT field working as a systems and database analyst. He has experience in the insurance brokerage field and previous to joining Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions in 2019, Anthony oversaw the underwriting operations of Errors and Omissions products for a large specialty insurance carrier. 

He has extensive underwriting experience with Cyber Liability, Miscellaneous Professional Liability and Technology Errors and Omissions Insurance as well as Accountants Professional Liability, Architects and Engineers, Directors and Officers Liability, Educators Legal Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Lawyers Professional Liability, Media, and Public Officials Liability experience.

He is a graduate of Indiana University (Bloomington) with a BS in Computer Information Systems.

Robert Parisi

Robert Parisi

CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Robert Parisi is a managing director and National Cyber Product Leader in Marsh’s New York City headquarters. His current responsibilities include advising clients on issues related to intellectual property, technology, privacy, and cyber related risks as well as negotiating with the carriers on terms and conditions. Robert is also responsible for coordinating Marsh’s Global Cyber Network.

EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Marsh, Robert was the Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of eBusiness Risk Solutions at AIG. Robert joined AIG in 1998 as counsel for Professional Liability and held several executive positions, including CUO for Professional Liability & Technology. While at AIG, Robert oversaw the creation and drafting of underwriting guidelines and policies for all lines of Professional Liability. Robert was instrumental in the development of specialty reinsurance to address risk aggregation issues in cyber, privacy, intellectual property and technology insurance. Robert led the team at AIG that created the first coordinated cyber insurance offerings. In addition to working with AIG, Robert has also been in private practice, principally as legal counsel to various Lloyds of London syndicates.

While at Marsh, Robert has worked extensively with Marsh clients in all industries, assisting them in analysis of their risk as well as in the placement of coverage for cyber risks.

Phil Gardner

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Having built IANS’ end-user research offering, Phil now oversees all strategic and operational decisions at IANS. Phil began his career in security with seven years with the U.S. Navy as a Strike Fighter Pilot & Ordnance Requirements Officer. After receiving a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, he joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Mergers & Acquisitions and later became an associate with McKinsey & Company in Boston, MA. In 1996, Phil became one of the founders of Provant, Inc., a publicly traded training company serving the Fortune 1000 and Federal Government. He left Provant in 2000 to launch IANS. He graduated at the top of his class in US Navy Flight School.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cyber Insurance is Growing Up…CISOs, Are You Ready?

with Anthony Koludrovic, Robert Parisi, and Phil Gardner

Not-Petya and other breaches have accelerated the adoption of cyber insurance by the Fortune 1000, yet CISOs are too often removed from this critical risk management purchase.  The session’s goal is to change this. 

Phil will lead a lively discussion between the CISO attendees and executives from leading cyber insurance underwriting and brokerage firms. After reviewing the market's current cyber insurance products, we'll focus on:

  • Why buy cyber insurance?  For risk transfer, risk mitigation or something else? 
  • Do cyber insurance policies really pay out when a breach occurs? 
  • How do you determine appropriate cyber insurance coverage limits?
  • How do you demystify complex policy language?
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Dave Kennedy

Dave is the President and CEO of TrustedSec, an information security consulting company. David was a Chief Security Officer for an international Fortune 1000 company located in over 77 countries with over 18,000 employees. David developed a global security program with a large dedicated team. He is considered a thought leader in the security field and has presented at many conferences worldwide and had guest appearances on FoxNews, BBC, and other high-profile media outlets. David is the Founder of DerbyCon, a large-scale security conference in Louisville, KY. He also authored Metasploit: The Penetration Testers Guide, which was number one on Amazon.com in security for over 6 months. David is a founding member of the "Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES)," the industry leading methodologies and guidelines for performing penetration tests. Dave received a BA of Arts from Malone University in Ohio. Dave has many certifications including OSCE, QSA, OSCP, CISSP, ISO 27001, GSEC, and MCSE. Dave also served in the Marines for five years working on intelligence related missions. He enjoys scuba diving, handy work, Destiny, fine bourbons and getting away to the country without cell reception.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

IANS Faculty Lunch Briefing: Understanding Threats: Why Modeling Equals Strong Security

with Dave Kennedy

The security industry is now primarily focused on the identification of an attack vs. the ability to prevent. The castle mentality of old no longer holds true to how we defend against daily threats. As an industry, threat modeling provides us with the ability to focus on high risk areas within our enterprise while developing strategies for defense. We still need to have a way to identify threats, capabilities, and more.

This briefing will dive into the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) of attackers and explain the best methods for success when it comes to developing a program centric around threat models. Specifically, the session will cover:

  • Understanding how to build threat models to impact your security program long-term
  • How to measure the success of your information security program, and how to focus on deficient areas
  • The ability to improve capabilities over time and measure the program towards others

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Solution Provider Power Hour

Executives from CyCognito and ZeroFOX will deliver 15-minute technical briefings.  

Following the briefings, IANS will facilitate a closed door, CISO-only discussion of the value and drawbacks of each of the vendor solutions.

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Leading During Times of Crisis

Retired Navy SEAL officers will introduce you to a framework that helps you become a better leader in times of crisis.

They'll start with a real-world stressful situation that they had to manage during their service. Next, they'll briefly introduce the physiology of your brain in times of stress and how to identify when your judgement could become stress impaired. Lastly, they'll introduce you to a framework and tools designed by the Naval Special Warfare Command to help you lead during times of crisis.

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3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Networking Break

Mark Seifert

Mark Seifert

Mark co-chairs the global Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, helping clients prepare for and respond to cybersecurity incidents. A certified privacy professional and a former regulatory attorney, Mark offers insights and practical advice to clients addressing complex privacy issues. In addition to his work in cybersecurity and privacy, he also advises clients on a variety of matters including corporate communications, media relationships, thought leadership, and government affairs.

Mark has extensive experience within the US government, including 16 years with the Federal Communications Commission as well as service in all three branches of government. At the Department of Commerce, he oversaw a $5bn broadband infrastructure program. Mark also served as counsel to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on telecommunications and technology matters.

Mark has led retained accounts, projects, and transactions with both public and privately-owned clients including AT&T, Facebook, GE, Abbott, and Southwest. He also serves as a board member for the Center for Democracy and Technology.

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Media Training Workshop with Brunswick Group

with Mark Seifert

CISOs are increasingly becoming public-facing executives – sometimes in high-stakes situations. Brunswick Group's workshop offers recommendations on putting your best foot forward when communicating with the media. Session topics include:

  • The CISO’s new dual external and internal role
  • Telling your story and honing your message
  • Dealing with traps and left-field questions
  • How to stay on message and avoid being sidetracked
Austin Krissoff

Austin Krissoff

Austin Krissoff leads the firm's cyber security practice and is based in the Boston office. He specializes in Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) placements and CxO security searches for venture and private equity-backed companies.

Austin maintains close relationships with national security leaders in government, enterprise CISOs and security entrepreneurs. Austin has led the CISO searches for Addepar, Axelos, Blink Health, Cimpress, Parexel, Spotify, Staples, Twilio and Weight Watchers, among others.

Prior to joining True, Austin was a search consultant at a retained firm where he built international security teams. He previously worked at a venture-backed cyber security startup. A former U.S. Marine Captain, Austin served as a human intelligence advisor and platoon commander.

Austin holds a MA in National Security Studies from Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science from Middlebury College, where he was a varsity swimmer and water polo athlete.

Phil Gardner

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Having built IANS’ end-user research offering, Phil now oversees all strategic and operational decisions at IANS. Phil began his career in security with seven years with the U.S. Navy as a Strike Fighter Pilot & Ordnance Requirements Officer. After receiving a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, he joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Mergers & Acquisitions and later became an associate with McKinsey & Company in Boston, MA. In 1996, Phil became one of the founders of Provant, Inc., a publicly traded training company serving the Fortune 1000 and Federal Government. He left Provant in 2000 to launch IANS. He graduated at the top of his class in US Navy Flight School.

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

CISO Executive Search Panel – Trends in Hiring and Compensation

with Austin Krissoff and Phil Gardner

In our final session, Phil will moderate an informal panel discussion between the attendees and two of the industry's leading CISO executive recruiters. We'll discuss:

  • What traits do recruiters look for in high performing CISOs?
  • How is the CISO role evolving over the coming 24 months?
  • What does it take to advance to the Fortune 500 ranks?
  • Has my compensation kept up with the market?
  • How do you get the most out of an executive recruiter relationship?
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Networking Reception

After spending a day learning and sharing ideas with your peers, join us for a networking reception to unwind and share insights from the day.

General Forum Opening

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

IANS Welcome & State of the Industry

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Discussion

Join Phil Gardner for a keynote discussion on what it’s like to be a CISO in today’s fast-changing environment.  Topics for their discussion will include:

  • Tell us your story.  How did you get your CISO job?
  • Give us some examples of how your infosec team supports your business.
  • Share a mistake that you’ve made. What did you learn?
  • How do you stay organized?
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Forum Networking break

Phil Gardner

IANS Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Having built IANS’ end-user research offering, Phil now oversees all strategic and operational decisions at IANS. Phil began his career in security with seven years with the U.S. Navy as a Strike Fighter Pilot & Ordnance Requirements Officer. After receiving a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, he joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Mergers & Acquisitions and later became an associate with McKinsey & Company in Boston, MA. In 1996, Phil became one of the founders of Provant, Inc., a publicly traded training company serving the Fortune 1000 and Federal Government. He left Provant in 2000 to launch IANS. He graduated at the top of his class in US Navy Flight School.

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Tim Bernard

IANS Area Vice President

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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