2020 Seattle-Bellevue
CISO Roundtable

#IANSSeattle #IANSEvents

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Seattle Marriott Bellevue, Bellevue, WA

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.

 

 

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CISO Roundable Agenda

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

IANS Overview & CISO Attendee Introductions

Bob Zukis

Bob Zukis

Professor, USC Marshall School of Business & CEO, Digital Directors Network

Bob is the Founder and CEO of Digital Directors Network. DDN is the only boardroom advisory, advocacy and association focused exclusively on digital and cybersecurity oversight.

Bob is the world’s leading advocate and educator on digital and cybersecurity risk oversight. He’s the creator of DiRECTOR™ the only systemic risk framework for complex digital systems and works with the world’s business and technology leaders to shape and secure the digital future.

Bob is also a Professor at the USC Marshall School of Business where he teaches the only executive education program for corporate directors and CEOs in the United States focused exclusively on digital and cybersecurity governance.

As a global business and technology executive he’s lived and worked on 4 continents across 20 countries. He is a retired PwC Advisory Partner where he led PwC’s IT strategy and operations practice. He was a member of PwC’s global and APAC leadership teams and has also held roles as a SaaS CEO and executive director, PE advisor and advisory board member. He is a member of the NACD PSW board and is a Senior Fellow for The Conference Board’s Governance Center. He keynotes regularly at industry events.

Boardroom Communication: The First and Final Frontier of Cybersecurity Risk

with Bob Zukis

USC Professor Bob Zukis will provide a framework for presenting risk in the boardroom and run a simulation based on the growing threat of Iran’s cyber warfare retaliation. Bob will also talk about:

  • Understanding the board audience and the CISO’s role in the room
  • Establishing and documenting cybersecurity oversight practices and policies
Katharine Cralle

Katharine Cralle

Director, Brunswick Group

Katharine has spent the last decade advising Brunswick clients around the world, having worked in the London, New York and Dubai offices prior to her move to Hong Kong. She specializes in helping companies position themselves to global stakeholders, both internal and external, around times of significant change, with a focus on capital markets events. Katharine has supported clients ranging from Alibaba Group, the world’s largest e-commerce company to Dubai Group, the diversified financial services company of Dubai Holding, to Pfizer, the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company.

An employee engagement specialist, Katharine aids companies in developing change communications campaigns during periods of corporate development, supporting the National Bank of Abu Dhabi and the merger and integration of Abu Dhabi’s largest listed property developers, Aldar and Sorouh.

Aziz Nayani

Associate, The Brunswick Group

Aziz Nayani is an Associate in Brunswick Group's New York office, where he advises Fortune 500 and emerging companies on their most critical, reputation-defining issues, with a special focus on cybersecurity, crisis preparedness and incident response. 
 
During this time with Brunswick, Aziz has worked on a number of confidential cybersecurity breach responses that span a range of industries, including financial services, consumer goods, technology, healthcare, and biotech. Additionally, he has counseled companies on complex cross-border issues that require engaging a range of stakeholders, including Walmart, AIG, Chevron, Saudi Aramco, UnitedHealthcare, Ant Financial, and Wells Fargo. 
 
Prior to joining the firm, Aziz worked in private equity, where he advised on the financial and political risk of global investments, and spent time with the United Nations in their Department of Political Affairs, where he conducted analysis on energy security and briefed high-level UN officials. Aziz holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School.

Hit by Ransomware or Cyber Extortion – Now What?

with Katharine Cralle and Aziz Nayani

The Brunswick Group will lead a crisis management workshop to show you how to protect your company’s reputation in the aftermath of ransomware and cyber extortion attacks. The session will include real-life case studies and a multifaceted negotiation scenario that will test your decision-making skills and ability to communicate with the C-suite during 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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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.

Leveraging MITRE ATT&CK for Coverage Mapping and Controls Effectiveness

with Rockie Brockway and Brandon DeVoe

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 Brandon DeVoe 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
Michael Piacente

Michael Piacente

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Hitch Partners

Michael is the co-founder and Managing Partner for Hitch Partners. Michael brings over 23 years of combined Cloud and IT practitioner and executive search experience. Michael leads a focused portfolio of search projects focused in the CISO space with a particular emphasis on Engineering and Product oriented Security leaders (Security Engineering and DevSecOps). Prior to starting Hitch Partners, Michael was the Founder and Managing Technology Partner for CVPartners which focused on CIO and Head of IT search projects.. Prior to his executive search life, Michael was a leader in the managed cloud operations space; first as an early member of the SiteSmith (now AboveNet) and then as a co-founder of OpSource (now Dimension Data). Michael began his career with MTI, one of the pioneers in the managed storage space. He is a native of Maryland, he lives in San Francisco and holds a B.S. Degree from the University of Delaware.

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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 Speaks Out

with Michael Piacente and Brandon DeVoe

The session will focus on career development and then move toward trends in hiring, reporting and compensation. During our interview with a leading executive recruiter, 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

2020 Seattle-Bellevue 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.

Seattle Marriott Bellevue

200 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

Room Rate:

$249

per night plus tax

Attendee Contact

ians@iansresearch.com

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