nOVEMBER 9, 2023

Government

4:00 PM ET - 8:00 PM ET

Event Overview

ISMG Engage Government convenes top Government Officials, industry practitioners and other leaders from public and private entities. The accomplished cadre of speakers are eager to share lessons learned, proven strategies and tried and true tactics in cybersecurity. The experience and perspectives of sixteen federal government agencies will be represented, including: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Cyber Command National Security Agency, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Secret Service, Department of Justice, and the Federal Communications Commission.

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Venue

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NOTE: This in an invitation-only event and space is limited. All requests to attend will be reviewed by event staff and approved based on professional qualifications and event capacity.

Deep Dive Topics

  • A Deeper Look at the Current Threat Landscape
  • How to Create a Secure Cloud Strategy
  • Building Good Data Governance Standards
  • Mitigating the Impact of Business Email Compromise
  • AI Tools: What are the Cybersecurity Implications?
  • Third Party Selection and Management
  • Understanding the Cryptocurrency Space
  • Incident Response: Are You Prepared?

SESSION FORMAT – Moderated by a security thought leader and foremost solution provider in a closed-door boardroom setting.

Speakers

Thought Leaders on Stage and Leading Deep Dive Discussions

ISMG Summits bring the foremost thought leaders and educators in the security space to the stage, interactive workshops and networking events. Learn from the “who’s who” in Cybersecurity passionate about the latest tools and technology to defend against threats 

Agenda

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Welcome & Keynote Address

Robert Wood

CISO and Director of the Information Security and Privacy Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Andre Mendes

Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce

Jamie Wolff

CISO, NSSA

Garrett Smiley

CISO/VP of Information Security, Serco

Welcome to the ISMG Engage - Government

4:00 pm – 4:45 PM ET

Networking & Refreshment Breaks

In a digital first age, make personal and profound connections with fellow leading security experts, business leaders and practitioners to exchange real-world insights.

4:45 pm et – 5:00 pm et    &  6:00 pm et – 6:30 pm et

Deep Dives

Meet with security industry leaders in a boardroom setting to converse with peers and gain insight into leading security trends and technology. Participate in two of the following topic-based closed door Deep Dive Discussions.

Supro Ghose

CISO, EagleBank

Deep Dive: Third-Party Selection and Management: What You Need to Know and Do Before and After You Sign

In this panel discussion we dive into:

  • What does the current TPRM risk landscape look like today?
  • What’s working and not working in TPRM?
  • What are the risks and mitigation strategies?
  • Best practices and recommendations for an effective program and what’s needed in the future
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Rob Knoblauch

Deputy CISO and VP Global Security Services , Scotiabank

Deep Dive: Why Strong Partnerships With Executive Leadership Are Essential for Good Data Governance

With Data Governance ultimately being about people, processes, and technology–the foundation for data governance—are “musts.” In this session, you will hear from practitioners who have actuated strong partnerships with executives. They will share:  

  • Tried and true approaches for getting buy-in and clear ownership 
  • Strategies for breaking down data silos
  • Approaches to find the right balance between flexibility and data governance standards
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Speaker Full Name

Job Title, Company Name

Speaker Full Name

Job Title, Company Name

Deep Dive: Incident Response: Are You Prepared for Your Organization's Worst Day?

Understanding this is important, and combating it is crucial. Cyber security leaders guide and influence the discussion, and thereby mindset, as both are indispensable to business goals. Making cloud secure is our best path forward. What are the necessary building blocks, and how can you create and promote a secure cloud strategy?

  • Discuss key points to win converts to a security mindset
  • Deal with M&As that have existing cloud environments
  • Retool teams and install effective guard rails
  • What role can compliance play?
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Mike D'Ambrosio

Managing Director, Liberty Strategic Capital

Deep Dive: Outsourcing Cybersecurity Operations: Making the Right Choices

When that day arrives, it’s too late to ask: Who have I prepared? How did I prepared them? What tools do I have at-the-ready? This panel of Industry experts will lend their experiences and lessons learned to unpack those questions as well as navigate us through the following:

  • What threats are most likely to cause the biggest disruption?
  • What are you doing now to protect your environment – and where are your biggest gaps?
  • How can we leverage all of the security controls in our environment for an effective, layered defense?
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Speaker Full Name

Job Title, Company Name

Speaker Full Name

Job Title, Company Name

Deep Dive: How to Keep Your Security Programs Proactive in an Ever-Evolving Threat Landscape

In this keynote session, our panel of industry experts will share their experience and insights on:

  • Is it possible to be prepared for the unknown cyber threat?
  • Team retention and talent acquisitions, including strategies for different generations
  • Promoting and driving a security and risk-aware culture
  • Current threat landscape’s most prevalent features-Cloud Security/Attacks, Human Error, Evil Proxy
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Grant Schneider

Senior Director for Cybersecurity services ( Former U.S. federal CISO), Venable LLP

Deep Dive: Mitigating the Impact of Business Email Compromise: Strategies for Prevention, Response and Recovery

In this live interactive Deep Dive, participants will dissect the life cycle of a BEC and also cover the following BEC timeline. 

  • Understanding the Threat Landscape: The latest tactics used by attackers in, including social engineering and impersonation techniques.
  • Best Practices for Prevention: A review of practical measures that organizations can take to prevent BEC scams, such as implementing two-factor authentication, using encryption, and training employees training
  • Response and Recovery: A discussion of how to respond to a BEC attack, including best practices for investigating the incident, preserving evidence, and minimizing the damage to your organization.
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Chase Cunningham

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Ericom Software

Deep Dive: "AI" and the Rise of the Robot Overlords, What are the Cybersecurity Implications of ChatGPT

In this session, Dr. Chase Cunningham and the attendees will discuss: 

  • Breaking down the hard truth and realities about these capabilities and their implications, and helping you wade through the jargon and hype to determine what you should and shouldn’t be doing related to these innovations.
  • How AI chatbots are altering the playing field in malware, phishing, and BEC by looking at the use of AI chatbots to write malware code and phishing emails.
  • Should CISOs start investing in AI technologies to aid in securing their organizations against AI created threats?
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Ari Redbord

Head of Legal and Government Affairs, TRM Labs

Deep Dive: Understanding the risks, opportunities and regulatory landscape in the cryptocurrency space.

As regulators across the globe work on frameworks for digital assets, join TRM Labs Ari Redbord for a deep dive, on the challenges and opportunities in the cryptoverse.

This interactive discussion you will:

  • Explore potential for cryptocurrency to revolutionize the world of value transfer
  • Discuss the risks associated with cryptocurrency, including the threat of cybercrime and hacking
  • Examine the current state of regulation for digital assets and the impact on the crypto industry
  • Debate  the opportunities presented by cryptocurrency, including the potential for cross-border transactions, fast and efficient value transfer, and innovation in financial services
Session 1 – 5:00 PM et – 6:00 PM et   Session 2 – 6:30 PM et – 7:30 PM et

Closing Comments

7:30 pm et – 8:00 pm et

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