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Event Schedule

Times for this Event are in Eastern Time (CDT/CST).

The Conference will be open from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM Thursday, August 4th.

  • Welcome / Introductions
  • Beyond SolarWinds: Supply Chain & Third-Party Risk Management for 2022 8:30 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 8:30 am20220804 8:50 amAmerica/ChicagoBeyond SolarWinds: Supply Chain & Third-Party Risk Management for 2022

    Even before SolarWinds Orion Code Compromise, Supply Chain Attacks were up over 400% in 2020. As we go into 2022, this attack vector will continue to  receive tremendous attention. Along with third-party risk in general, partner organizations and software systems with unfettered, privileged, deep access to infrastructure create a “perfect storm” threat for modern cyber executives.  

    In this session we will discuss these challenges in detail, as well as the multiple approaches to identify the best means of using supply chains while keeping the third-party risks at a minimum.

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    Even before SolarWinds Orion Code Compromise, Supply Chain Attacks were up over 400% in 2020. As we go into 2022, this attack vector will continue to  receive tremendous attention. Along with third-party risk in general, partner organizations and software systems with unfettered, privileged, deep access to infrastructure create a “perfect storm” threat for modern cyber executives.  

    In this session we will discuss these challenges in detail, as well as the multiple approaches to identify the best means of using supply chains while keeping the third-party risks at a minimum.

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  • Managing the Insider Threat 8:50 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 8:50 am20220804 9:10 amAmerica/ChicagoManaging the Insider Threat

    An adversary who attacks an organization from within can prove fatal to the business and is generally impervious to conventional defenses. Social science research has been used to explain why traditional methods fail against these trusted betrayers.  Every company must identify and utilize new management techniques, increase security, and revise workplace strategies for categorizing and defeating insider threats.

    There are key players in positions to either effectively support or undermine the insider threats.  Leadership style can make a difference in the way an institution recognizes and identifies these threats from rethinking background investigations to recognizing deception and using lawful disruption. Join this session to learn about how organizations must circumvent these predators before they jeopardize the workplace and sabotage business operations.

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    An adversary who attacks an organization from within can prove fatal to the business and is generally impervious to conventional defenses. Social science research has been used to explain why traditional methods fail against these trusted betrayers.  Every company must identify and utilize new management techniques, increase security, and revise workplace strategies for categorizing and defeating insider threats.

    There are key players in positions to either effectively support or undermine the insider threats.  Leadership style can make a difference in the way an institution recognizes and identifies these threats from rethinking background investigations to recognizing deception and using lawful disruption. Join this session to learn about how organizations must circumvent these predators before they jeopardize the workplace and sabotage business operations.

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  • Supply Chain & Third Party Risk Management 9:30 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 9:30 am20220804 9:50 amAmerica/ChicagoSupply Chain & Third Party Risk Management

    A supply chain encompasses the entire network of all the individuals, organizations, resources, activities and technology involved in the creation and sale of a product.  The ultimate goal of an effective supply chain is lower costs of doing business thus resulting in higher profits and improved customer satisfaction.  The process of bringing in a third party involves identifying, assessing and controlling all the various risks that can develop over the entire lifecycle of such relationships. 

    Join this session to drive into how sophisticated attackers can live quietly inside even organizations with significant expertise and mature security processes.

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    A supply chain encompasses the entire network of all the individuals, organizations, resources, activities and technology involved in the creation and sale of a product.  The ultimate goal of an effective supply chain is lower costs of doing business thus resulting in higher profits and improved customer satisfaction.  The process of bringing in a third party involves identifying, assessing and controlling all the various risks that can develop over the entire lifecycle of such relationships. 

    Join this session to drive into how sophisticated attackers can live quietly inside even organizations with significant expertise and mature security processes.

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  • 2022 Threat Review: Cyberprotection Starts With Understanding the Latest Attacks, Cybercrimes, and Privacy Breaches 9:50 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 9:50 am20220804 10:10 amAmerica/Chicago2022 Threat Review: Cyberprotection Starts With Understanding the Latest Attacks, Cybercrimes, and Privacy Breaches

    The Malwarebytes 2022 Threat Review is an annual report highlighting internal threat research findings and trends. The report highlights top threats across operating systems, how privacy has shifted, and the ways cybercriminals and crimes are evolving, with the goal of giving readers the tools to make informed cyber protection decisions.

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    Presented by Malwarebytes

    The Malwarebytes 2022 Threat Review is an annual report highlighting internal threat research findings and trends. The report highlights top threats across operating systems, how privacy has shifted, and the ways cybercriminals and crimes are evolving, with the goal of giving readers the tools to make informed cyber protection decisions.

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  • Protecting Against Cyber Attacks 10:10 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 10:10 am20220804 10:35 amAmerica/ChicagoProtecting Against Cyber Attacks

    We’ve seen the real-world consequences of cyberattacks – from the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline to the slowing of care for hospital patients, to major disruptions in the food supply lines. The impact of a single attack can be far-reaching and devastating to all those affected. When paired with unprecedented geopolitical uncertainty, it’s never been more important for organizations to be vigilant against bad actors.

    Learn the latest techniques for developing your security posture with this expert panel discussion. Come prepared with your thoughts and questions and gain an insider’s perspective on the latest threats and most effective security strategies during this thoughtful, interactive session.

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    We’ve seen the real-world consequences of cyberattacks – from the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline to the slowing of care for hospital patients, to major disruptions in the food supply lines. The impact of a single attack can be far-reaching and devastating to all those affected. When paired with unprecedented geopolitical uncertainty, it’s never been more important for organizations to be vigilant against bad actors.

    Learn the latest techniques for developing your security posture with this expert panel discussion. Come prepared with your thoughts and questions and gain an insider’s perspective on the latest threats and most effective security strategies during this thoughtful, interactive session.

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    Scott Greaux
    Scott Greaux

    Scott Greaux

    Vice President of Products at Net Abstraction

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  • An Adversary-Focused Approach to Cybersecurity Defenses 10:55 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 10:55 am20220804 11:15 amAmerica/ChicagoAn Adversary-Focused Approach to Cybersecurity Defenses

    Recent years have seen great progress in the enumeration and categorization of adversary TTPs. However, these frameworks and matrices are often cumbersome and unwieldy because they attempt to be “all things for all people”, listing every possible adversary and their TTPs. This presentation will take these frameworks and matrices as inputs and focus them on the specific adversaries and attack types that are relevant to your organization, so that you can be more efficient with your cybersecurity prevention and detection efforts.

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    Presented by eSentire

    Recent years have seen great progress in the enumeration and categorization of adversary TTPs. However, these frameworks and matrices are often cumbersome and unwieldy because they attempt to be “all things for all people”, listing every possible adversary and their TTPs. This presentation will take these frameworks and matrices as inputs and focus them on the specific adversaries and attack types that are relevant to your organization, so that you can be more efficient with your cybersecurity prevention and detection efforts.

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  • AI & ML in Cybersecurity: Can We ‘Science the Heck’ Out of Trouble? 11:15 am
    Add to Calendar20220804 11:15 am20220804 11:35 amAmerica/ChicagoAI & ML in Cybersecurity: Can We ‘Science the Heck’ Out of Trouble?

    We get it, Artificial Intelligence (AI) with particular focus on Machine Learning (ML) is one way to overcome advanced threats with particular attention to scale. That said, those terms are thrown at our executives to delight, amaze and confuse them. How do we really discern between them as tools in our kit versus ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’? 

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    We get it, Artificial Intelligence (AI) with particular focus on Machine Learning (ML) is one way to overcome advanced threats with particular attention to scale. That said, those terms are thrown at our executives to delight, amaze and confuse them. How do we really discern between them as tools in our kit versus ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’? 

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  • Lunch Break
  • Cybersecurity Leadership Lessons, from Hawaii to Afghanistan 12:10 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 12:10 pm20220804 12:50 pmAmerica/ChicagoCybersecurity Leadership Lessons, from Hawaii to Afghanistan

    If it’s not Illegal, immoral, or unethical – it’s on the table. John Felker led some of our nation’s largest and most important groups within consequential missions related to security, defense and protection. Pulling from his experiences at CISA, NCCIC, the US Coast Guard Cyber Command, and more, he will share with the Conference audience his most prescient takeaways from a lifetime of service, with a specific focus on cybersecurity.

    Today, cybersecurity leaders are uniquely positioned to lead their peers and the organizations they serve as we are among the most sought-after, read-in, and connected executives in our respective firms. Patching together a depth of technical knowledge, Mr. Felker will focus on further developing information gathering practices, leadership style, and effective decision making in team-based environments that will embody your character as a leader and at the same time encourage the loyalty and compliance of staff at all levels.

    Look for best practices on delegation, setting metrics, training, accountability, and building effective teams in this unique presentation from a monumental executive leader.

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    If it’s not Illegal, immoral, or unethical – it’s on the table. John Felker led some of our nation’s largest and most important groups within consequential missions related to security, defense and protection. Pulling from his experiences at CISA, NCCIC, the US Coast Guard Cyber Command, and more, he will share with the Conference audience his most prescient takeaways from a lifetime of service, with a specific focus on cybersecurity.

    Today, cybersecurity leaders are uniquely positioned to lead their peers and the organizations they serve as we are among the most sought-after, read-in, and connected executives in our respective firms. Patching together a depth of technical knowledge, Mr. Felker will focus on further developing information gathering practices, leadership style, and effective decision making in team-based environments that will embody your character as a leader and at the same time encourage the loyalty and compliance of staff at all levels.

    Look for best practices on delegation, setting metrics, training, accountability, and building effective teams in this unique presentation from a monumental executive leader.

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    Speaker:

    John Felker
    John Felker

    John Felker

    Formerly: Asst Director, CISA; Director, NCCIC

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  • IAM + WFH - Authentication vs Authorization 1:10 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 1:10 pm20220804 1:30 pmAmerica/ChicagoIAM + WFH - Authentication vs Authorization

    The “perimeter” concept for organizational security… The castles and moats analogy no longer applies… As we all went to Work From Home quickly – we tested the boundaries of identity and authentication.

    Join this session to discuss the concepts and trends shaping identity and authentication, from IAM to passwordless, and PAM to zero-trust. 

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    The “perimeter” concept for organizational security… The castles and moats analogy no longer applies… As we all went to Work From Home quickly – we tested the boundaries of identity and authentication.

    Join this session to discuss the concepts and trends shaping identity and authentication, from IAM to passwordless, and PAM to zero-trust. 

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  • The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage 1:30 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 1:30 pm20220804 1:50 pmAmerica/ChicagoThe Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

    There are currently 310,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the United States, and millions around the world. However, there is no shortage of cybersecurity hopefuls – millions of students, career changers, and people from all walks of life hoping to break into cybersecurity. 

    This session will explore the issues around cybersecurity jobs.  Breaking into the field, the relative need for certifications, formal education, on-the-job training and more.  The discussion will explore the supply and demand disconnect that has been created – resulting in both a ton of great candidates looking for roles, and a cybersecurity skills shortage.

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    There are currently 310,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the United States, and millions around the world. However, there is no shortage of cybersecurity hopefuls – millions of students, career changers, and people from all walks of life hoping to break into cybersecurity. 

    This session will explore the issues around cybersecurity jobs.  Breaking into the field, the relative need for certifications, formal education, on-the-job training and more.  The discussion will explore the supply and demand disconnect that has been created – resulting in both a ton of great candidates looking for roles, and a cybersecurity skills shortage.

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  • 2022 Trends & Directions 1:50 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 1:50 pm20220804 2:10 pmAmerica/Chicago2022 Trends & Directions

    If 2022 has taught us anything so far, it’s that cybercriminals are still coming up with new ways to cash in. But with nearly half the year behind us, what can we anticipate for the rest of the year? Following a Shields Up warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in February, organizations and individuals have been encouraged to be more vigilant than ever. 

    Get insights on the latest in security from experts who live on the leading edge of cybersecurity technology. You’ll hear from industry luminaries on some of the newest tactics for defending against unprecedented attacks. Get a better sense of how your organization can spend the rest of 2022 with a security strategy that will set you up for success during this insightful discussion. 

     

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    If 2022 has taught us anything so far, it’s that cybercriminals are still coming up with new ways to cash in. But with nearly half the year behind us, what can we anticipate for the rest of the year? Following a Shields Up warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in February, organizations and individuals have been encouraged to be more vigilant than ever. 

    Get insights on the latest in security from experts who live on the leading edge of cybersecurity technology. You’ll hear from industry luminaries on some of the newest tactics for defending against unprecedented attacks. Get a better sense of how your organization can spend the rest of 2022 with a security strategy that will set you up for success during this insightful discussion. 

     

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  • The Evolution of the Threat: Hunting, Detection, & Response 2:35 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 2:35 pm20220804 2:55 pmAmerica/ChicagoThe Evolution of the Threat: Hunting, Detection, & Response

    Nation-State attacks are not always focused on political or military adversaries. Recently, below-military-grade action can create havoc or destabilize adversaries, or manipulate markets.  Hard to trace and even harder to convict, they may affect stock price or even influence the outcome of elections. 

    Attend to talk about the problem, and see what US enterprises are doing to prepare themselves for these situations.

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    Nation-State attacks are not always focused on political or military adversaries. Recently, below-military-grade action can create havoc or destabilize adversaries, or manipulate markets.  Hard to trace and even harder to convict, they may affect stock price or even influence the outcome of elections. 

    Attend to talk about the problem, and see what US enterprises are doing to prepare themselves for these situations.

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  • Operational Technology (OT) & Industrial Control Systems (ICS): Cybersecurity Concerns 2:55 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 2:55 pm20220804 3:25 pmAmerica/ChicagoOperational Technology (OT) & Industrial Control Systems (ICS): Cybersecurity Concerns

    Since the Stuxnet worm was first discovered back in 2010, attacks related to SCADA systems have been of concern. While manufacturing and utility organizations tend to talk about them more, there are wide implications across the cybersecurity landscape that touch on ICS and OT systems of all kinds. 

    This session will talk about why these types of attacks represent a primary concern, and what state-of-the-art looks like in terms of building protections. 

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    Since the Stuxnet worm was first discovered back in 2010, attacks related to SCADA systems have been of concern. While manufacturing and utility organizations tend to talk about them more, there are wide implications across the cybersecurity landscape that touch on ICS and OT systems of all kinds. 

    This session will talk about why these types of attacks represent a primary concern, and what state-of-the-art looks like in terms of building protections. 

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  • Guest Keynote Presentation 3:15 pm
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  • The Risk Management “Balance Sheet” 4:05 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 4:05 pm20220804 4:25 pmAmerica/ChicagoThe Risk Management “Balance Sheet”

    Managing risk has always been a part of the CISO responsibility set; however, the ways in which it is managed has no clear definition. With new ransomware threats, supply chain attacks, and third-party risk in the mix – perhaps a new way to budget risk is required.  Is there an effective way to have a “risk balance sheet” – a way in which the CISO could communicate risk to the rest of the C-suite in a consistent language they would understand? 

    Attend this session to get these questions answered and more.

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    Managing risk has always been a part of the CISO responsibility set; however, the ways in which it is managed has no clear definition. With new ransomware threats, supply chain attacks, and third-party risk in the mix – perhaps a new way to budget risk is required.  Is there an effective way to have a “risk balance sheet” – a way in which the CISO could communicate risk to the rest of the C-suite in a consistent language they would understand? 

    Attend this session to get these questions answered and more.

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  • Compliance & Automation in Cybersecurity 4:25 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 4:25 pm20220804 4:45 pmAmerica/ChicagoCompliance & Automation in Cybersecurity

    Managing compliance needs as a continuous, organizational process (as opposed to a reactive response), amid the ever-increasing myriad of industry regulations and legislation has become a full time job for most CISOs.  Automation – including artificial intelligence and machine learning will help, and are perhaps more critical than ever. As CRPA comes into play and brings the US closer to GDPR, there are also a number of touchpoints where the CDO and CISO interplay will be crucial over the coming months. 

    This session will discuss the current issues with regard to compliance, monitoring, and reporting.  Policy decisions and regulations that have kept CISOs busy of late, and what we can expect more of in 2022 will also be addressed. 

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    Managing compliance needs as a continuous, organizational process (as opposed to a reactive response), amid the ever-increasing myriad of industry regulations and legislation has become a full time job for most CISOs.  Automation – including artificial intelligence and machine learning will help, and are perhaps more critical than ever. As CRPA comes into play and brings the US closer to GDPR, there are also a number of touchpoints where the CDO and CISO interplay will be crucial over the coming months. 

    This session will discuss the current issues with regard to compliance, monitoring, and reporting.  Policy decisions and regulations that have kept CISOs busy of late, and what we can expect more of in 2022 will also be addressed. 

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  • Cyber Executive Panel 4:45 pm
    Add to Calendar20220804 4:45 pm20220804 5:25 pmAmerica/ChicagoCyber Executive Panel

    Submit your bio for consideration to participate on our Cyber Executive Panel

    to [email protected] or fill out our Call for Speakers form here.

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    Submit your bio for consideration to participate on our Cyber Executive Panel

    to [email protected] or fill out our Call for Speakers form here.

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  • Conference Closing Session 5:20 pm
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  • Happy Hour Networking Reception 5:30 pm
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