2020 Dallas
CISO Roundtable

#IANSDallas #IANSEvents

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Cityplace Conference Center, 2711 N Haskell Ave, Dallas, TX

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.

 

 

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CISO Roundable Agenda

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

IANS Overview & CISO Attendee Introductions

Andrew Gernt

Andrew Gernt

Associate, Brunswick Group

Andrew is an Associate in Brunswick’s Washington, D.C. office where he supports clients on crisis communications, stakeholder engagement, corporate reputation, and public affairs campaigns. He is the Chief of Staff to the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice. Prior to joining Brunswick Group, Andrew worked on several political campaigns providing strategic communications advice, preparing public remarks, and serving as a campaign spokesman. He began his career on Capitol Hill where he served as U.S. Congressman David Cicilline’s Communications Director and U.S. Senator Jack Reed’s Deputy Press Secretary.

Andrew received his master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

 

Siobhan Gorman

Siobhan Gorman

Partner, Brunswick Group

Siobhan Gorman is a Partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the Brunswick Group, where she concentrates on crisis, cybersecurity, public affairs, and media relations. Siobhan has worked on corporate crisis across a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, defense, entertainment, technology, and automotive. 

Siobhan has also led a range of cybersecurity, public affairs, litigation, and corporate reputation projects in the financial, retail, airline, and technology sectors. Tapping her longtime journalism experience, she regularly advises clients on media relations issues and conducts media training for executives. 

Siobhan is a member of the Senior Advisory Group for Harvard University’s Defending Digital Democracy Project, which is focused on preventing and mitigating cyberattacks on the election process. She is also member of the Advisory Committee for Brown University's Executive Master in Cybersecurity.

Prior to joining Brunswick, Siobhan had a successful 17-year career as a reporter, most recently at The Wall Street Journal. At The Journal, she covered a range of national security and law enforcement topics, including counterterrorism, intelligence, and cybersecurity. Prior to joining The Journal in 2007, Siobhan was a Washington correspondent for The Baltimore Sun covering intelligence and security. From 1998 to 2005, she was a staff correspondent for National Journal covering similar issues. She began her career as a researcher for a columnist at The Washington Post.

Siobhan won the 2006 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Washington Correspondence for her coverage of the National Security Agency and in 2000 received a special citation in national magazine writing from the Education Writers Association. She has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize and is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

Hit by Ransomware – Now What?

with Andrew Gernt and Siobhan Gorman

Siobhan Gorman and Andrew Gernt of the Brunswick Group will lead a crisis management workshop that simulates a ransomware attack that delivers sequential, unpleasant surprises. This interactive workshop will force you to weigh decisions that deliver ‘bad’ or ‘worse’ outcomes, to communicate to the C-suite with limited information, and to learn how to manage the press in the midst of a crisis.

Rockie Brockway

Rockie Brockway

Practice Lead, Office of the CSO, TrustedSec

Rockie is an experienced 25-year veteran of IT/IS and highly technical Information Security Analyst, Design Architect/Assessor specializing in Business Systems/Impact Analysis. Through an understanding of business needs in relation to protecting business critical data (Brand Protection), he assists organizations in achieving their desired business outcomes. He has consulted in nearly every vertical and marries a strong technical background with outstanding creativity, communication skills, leadership, team building/teamwork skills and business acumen.

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Collin Snow

Area Vice President, IANS

Collin is an Area Vice President at IANS and currently responsible for overseeing, managing and growing IANS End User Business Practice in the Mid-west, Mid-Atlanta and Southern portions of the U.S. Collin obtained his Bachelor of Science from James Cook University in Australia and holds graduate certificates in Applied Project Management and Business Analysis from Boston University.

Leveraging MITRE ATT&CK for Coverage Mapping and Controls Effectiveness

with Rockie Brockway and Collin Snow

MITRE’s ATT&CK™ is a framework that supports infosec teams as they seek to improve their defensive posture. However, many CISOs do not understand how to use the ATT&CK framework to its fullest.

IANS Area Vice President Collin Snow and Rockie Brockway, Senior Security Consultant at TrustedSec, will co-lead a session to set a baseline understanding of ATT&CK, and provide insights for leveraging the framework to improve:
  • Threat Modeling
  • Threat Hunting
  • Purple Teaming
  • Product Evaluations

Renee Baker Arrington

President & COO, Pearson Partners International

Renee Arrington offers clients over 20 years’ experience in retained executive search. She excels in recruiting senior executive talent for Fortune 500 companies, private-equity-backed businesses and not-for-profit organizations. She is a member of the Pearson Partners board of directors and leads the firm’s Fort Worth office and CIO and IT leadership practice with clients in technology, retail, financial services, business services, distribution and R&D. Renee conducts searches for board members, presidents and executive directors among other senior leadership positions.

Renee was named one of the top 40 Gatekeepers to the C-Suite by Hunt Scanlon Media, a search industry analyst. She is an active member of IIC Partners and the Association for Executive Search Consultants (AESC).

Renee approaches each search consultatively. She understands her clients’ cultures and the types of leaders best suited to their business life cycles and challenges. She is attentive to diversity and believes a well-run search can deliver market insight. Renee appreciates the value of using assessment instruments as part of the search.

Prior to joining Pearson Partners in 2006, Renee was a vice president in the technology practice of a global retained search firm, and was previously a shareholder and partner in the technology practice of another global firm.

 

Jamey Cummings

Senior Client Partner, Co-Leader, Cyber Security Practice, Korn Ferry

Jamey Cummings is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s Technology Officers Practice and co-lead’s the Firm’s Global Cybersecurity Practice.

Mr. Cummings works with clients ranging from large, global corporations to high growth entrepreneurial companies, spanning a diverse array of industries including industrial, consumer, retail & hospitality, sports & entertainment, healthcare, life sciences, technology, aerospace & defense, and financial services. He is a recognized leader in advising organizations on the recruitment, assessment, development, and retention of executives in the areas of technology, digital, security, privacy, and risk management.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Mr. Cummings served as an associate principal in the industrial, supply chain, and transportation & logistics practices of another leading executive search firm, where he executed senior executive search assignments for both public and private equity-backed companies. He also served clients in the consumer & retail, technology, government & defense, biotechnology, and education sectors.

Prior to his career in executive search, Mr. Cummings was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Dallas, where he worked on a wide variety of projects with clients in the aerospace & defense, consumer finance, telecommunications, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and education industries.

Earlier in his career, he served nine years with distinction as an officer in the U.S. Navy's SEAL teams.

He earned a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University, and graduated with merit with a bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from The United States Naval Academy where he was captain of the wrestling team, a two-time qualifier for NCAA Division I Championships, and an Academic and Honorable Mention All-American.

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Brandon DeVoe

Area Vice President, IANS

Brandon leads the West Sales Division of IANS out of the Santa Monica, CA office where he is responsible for both new business and client growth. He came to IANS after 10 years as a Senior Account Executive and Sales Manager at ServiceCEO, a leading comprehensive field service management software company.

Managing Your Career & More: An Executive Recruiter Panel

with Renee Baker Arrington, Jamey Cummings, and Brandon DeVoe

IANS Area Vice President Brandon DeVoe will moderate a panel with two of the industry's leading CISO executive recruiters. The session will focus on career development and then move toward trends in hiring, reporting and compensation. We'll discuss:

  • What traits do recruiters look for in high performing CISOs?
  • What does it take to advance to the Fortune 500 ranks?
  • Has my compensation kept up with the market?
  • What three negotiation tips should I use for my next position?
5:00 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.

2020 Dallas Facilitators

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Brandon DeVoe

Area Vice President, IANS

Brandon leads the West Sales Division of IANS out of the Santa Monica, CA office where he is responsible for both new business and client growth. He came to IANS after 10 years as a Senior Account Executive and Sales Manager at ServiceCEO, a leading comprehensive field service management software company.

colin-snow

Collin Snow

Area Vice President, IANS

Collin is an Area Vice President at IANS and currently responsible for overseeing, managing and growing IANS End User Business Practice in the Mid-west, Mid-Atlanta and Southern portions of the U.S. Collin obtained his Bachelor of Science from James Cook University in Australia and holds graduate certificates in Applied Project Management and Business Analysis from Boston University.

Cityplace Conference Center

2711 N Haskell Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Attendee Contact

ians@iansresearch.com

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