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IANS facilitates and connects clients-to-experts and experts-to-experts. Our Faculty of industry experts provides the breadth and depth of information to guide you on your information security journey. Through a regional delivery model, our events gather all members of the security function.

*CPE credits will be awarded for attending the event.


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.


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


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

January 29

Like other network events and security incidents, ransomware infections should be integrated into your overall business continuity efforts and incident response plan.

  • 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.

February 12

Overwhelmed by SIEM alerts? This webinar will focus on better-defining logging and fine-tuning your alert triggers.

  • 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.

March 11

2020 March Webinar
Advancing Cloud Security: The Next Phase


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.

  • 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.

April 9

2020 April Webinar
Zero Trust: Making It Work for You


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

  • 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.

May 13

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


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?

  • 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.


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