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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.

June 11

There’s no clear consensus on who is responsible for managing risks associated with IoT devices in an organization. This session is designed to clear up that confusion.

  • Bryson Bort

    Bryson Bort

    IANS Faculty

    Bryson is the Founder of SCYTHE, a start-up building a next generation attack emulation platform, and GRIMM, a boutique cybersecurity consultancy, and Co-Founder of the ICS Village, a non-profit advancing awareness of industrial control system security. He is a National Security Institute Fellow. Prior, Bryson led an elite offensive capabilities development group. As a U.S. Army Officer, Bryson was a tank commander and led a tactical communications platoon. He served as a Battle Captain and Brigade Engineering Officer in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom before leaving the Army as a Captain.

    Bryson received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Management from the University of Maryland, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and completed graduate studies in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas.

July 10

Companies struggle to grasp the management, technological and architectural differences between Google Cloud and AWS/Azure. Since many are either going the all-Google route or using both, they need clarity.

  • Jonathan Trull

    Jonathan Trull

    Microsoft, Global Director, Cybersecurity Strategy & Compliance

    As the Global Director for the Microsoft Enterprise Cybersecurity Group, Jonathan leads Microsoft’s team of worldwide security advisors who provide strategic direction on the development of Microsoft security products and services and deliver deep customer and partner engagements around the globe. He serves as a member of Microsoft’s Internal Risk Management Committee and is a principle author of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report.

    Jonathan joined Microsoft in 2016 as an experienced information security executive bringing more than 17 years of public and private sector experience. Trull was Vice President and CISO with Optiv, where he was responsible for developing and executing the company's information security strategy and program. Prior to his role at Optiv, Trull was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Qualys where he was responsible for securing infrastructure and products, bringing security best practices to customers, providing strategic direction on the development of the QualysGuard Security Platform, achieving FedRAMP certification of the Qualys cloud platform, researching real world threats and providing guidance on how to address them.

    Trull has established himself as an innovative security leader and was recently named by the SANS Institute as one of the "People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity." He serves as an advisor to several security startups and venture capital firms, participates in the Cloud Security Alliance Top Threats Working Group, and has spoken at major security events such as RSA, Black Hat, Gartner, CSO50 and SANS. He is also the principal author of the Center for Internet Security Azure Security Foundations Benchmark and several open source security tools. Trull is a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP). He earned a master's degree from the University of North Texas and a bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver.


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