WE'RE BREAKING SECURITY AWARENESS TO WAGE WAR ON HUMAN RISK, THE INTELLIGENT WAY.
The old school method of security awareness for compliance isn't getting the job done and it may be hurting us.
We are bringing together leaders from a diverse set of experiences to bridge the gap from compliance to behavior change and effective risk reduction while covering
CHENXI WANG, PH.D.
Winner of 2019 Women Investor award. Women of Influence - SC Award. Experienced technology/strategy executive with deep technical background (Ph.D. Computer Science), strong analytical skills (VP, Forrester) and extensive GTM know-how. Advocate for equality and diversity in the high tech field. Founder of Equal Respect & the Jane Bond Project. Skilled in market-product fit, product/GTM strategy, and thought leadership. Creator of "chenxification" - a noted code obfuscation technique.
Christopher Hadnagy, is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. In the 16 years in the industry Chris has written the world’s first social engineering framework, had the first social engineering based podcast and newsletter and written four books on the topic. Chris has spoken and taught around the globe including the Pentagon and other highly secure facilities on the topic of social engineering. As the creator of the world’s first SECTF (Social Engineering Capture the Flag), he has lead the way in educating people on this serious threat.
Chris Nickerson is an Information Security industry veteran whose main area of expertise is focused on Red Teaming and Adversarial Modeling. In order to help companies better defend and protect their critical data and key information systems. He has created a blended methodology to assess, implement, and manage information security realistically and effectively.
David Spark is the producer of the CISO Series, a media channel of blogs, podcasts, and videos all on the cybersecurity ecosystem. Just over a year old, the CISO Series has hit a nerve in the InfoSec industry as it has acted as a much needed mouthpiece for the dysfunctional yet much needed relationship between buyers and sellers of security products. Spark is a veteran tech journalist and producer who has appeared in more than 40 media outlets. He is also the owner of Spark Media Solutions, a B2B content marketing agency for the tech industry.
Evie is a Principal Advisor at BIT North America. Her work focuses on using insights from behavioral science and rigorous evaluation to achieve social impact in partnership with private sector companies and pushing the boundaries of BIT North America’s work. She has been based in New York City since 2019, working with transit agencies, municipal governments and state workforce agencies across the US. Before joining BIT North America, Evie worked in BIT’s London office for four years, with a focus on cybersecurity, fraud, crime and justice, working with partners such as the National Cyber Security Centre, HSBC Bank, the Metropolitan Police, West Midlands Police, the Ministry of Justice, the Home Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. While in London, Evie also led international projects in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East on employment, entrepreneurship and health.
Leading Living Security’s Threat Intelligence (TI) program, involving threat research and analysis, full lifecycle intelligence collection, analysis and reporting, B2B vishing and phishing assessments and applied intelligence services to measure and mitigate human risk. Graham is an intelligence analyst by training, cybersecurity analyst by trade and creative at heart. He is responsible for managing Living Security's threat intelligence program and content strategy for the Living Security (SaaS) platform. A writer with bylines at top cybersecurity firms, Graham holds a B.A. in Intelligence studies and Russian from Mercyhurst University and an M.S. in Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychology from Liberty University.
Jennifer “Jen” Buckner is a Senior Vice President at Mastercard and currently serves in advisory roles with the Cyber Risk Institute, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center Cyber Diversity Scholarship, and Partnership for Public Service Cyber Talent Initiative. She leads Technology Risk Management’s global Governance, Framework, and Standards team, providing enhanced visibility and proactive management of security and technology risks, with a focus on integration of information security standards and controls with technology governance, regulatory obligations and third-party risks. Jen is a recently retired U.S. Army Brigadier General who held numerous intelligence and leadership positions throughout her military career. In her last government role, Jennifer served as the Director of Cyber for the U.S. Army where she led governance and oversight of cyber capabilities and championed emerging technologies to enable detection and disruption of significant cyber threats.
J. WOLFGANG GOERLICH
J. Wolfgang Goerlich is an Advisory CISO for Duo Security, now part of Cisco. Prior to this role, he led IT and IT security in the healthcare and financial services verticals. He has led advisory and assessment practices in several cyber security consulting firms. Wolfgang regularly presents at regional and national conferences on the topics of risk management, incident response, business continuity, secure development life cycles and more.
Director of Education, Policy, Influence and Communications for Splunk, Kelley’s primary mission is to provide the required security compliance training to all employees. Her passion, however, is to build an immersive learning program that embeds security into the culture of the company - incentivizing, celebrating and promoting critical security behaviors in a way that makes each user want to do the right thing.
Security Education Lead at Duo Security, Kim Burton is dedicated to improving educational opportunities for all those interested in information security, and in growing the skills of those already in the field
Lauren is an industry recognized information security professional that loves to focus on the human aspect of security. In 2019 she was selected as Twenty under 40 winner for YStark. Lauren also received the Cyber Educator of the Year award in 2018 and was selected as an Influential Woman in Tech by Crain's Cleveland in 2018.
Manju Mude is an industry Security leader with nearly 20 years of experience in building information security, risk management, security investigations, and vulnerability reduction programs. She is a “Paranoids” Security Leader at Verizon Media, where she helps lead an essential security team defend against adversaries to protect over a billion users. Prior to joining Verizon via the Yahoo acquisition, Manju held several leadership positions, including Chief Security Officer of Splunk, Security Leader at Apple, RSA, and Bank of America. In 2019, Manju received an honorable mention as a Woman of Impact in Cybersecurity, in SC Magazine. She is an advocate for security education in the workforce, strength through diversity and inclusion, and the intersection of security with human rights
Matt Wallaert is a behavioral scientist working at the intersection of technology and human behavior. A multi-exit entrepreneur and product expert, he is passionate about focusing on behavior as the outcome of everything we build. He is the author of Start at the End: How to Build Products that Create Change
Shawnee Delaney is a decorated Intelligence Officer and licensed private investigator who has conducted thousands of both public and private investigations. She is a subject matter expert in Insider Threat Program Development, corporate investigations, and creation of education and awareness programs encompassing trade secret protection, unauthorized disclosures, internal security, counterintelligence, and cybersecurity.
SHAWN M BOWEN
Shawn M Bowen is the Global Head of IT Security & Compliance (CISO) for Restaurant Brands International (parent company of Burger King, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Tim Hortons). He has over 20 years of experience in information technology, primarily in cybersecurity. He is most passionate about sharing his knowledge of and approach to digital empathy-based cybersecurity with all levels of users.
Talya Gepner supports the Information Risk Management team in Target’s IT organization as the Director of Information Security Awareness. Talya joined Target in February 2016 from Accenture where she led global training and change management projects including video games and diagnostics designed to improve information security awareness. Professionally, her true passion is to inspire awareness, learning and growth in support of strategic corporate initiatives and personal development.
Travis LeBlanc is vice-chair of the cyber/data/privacy practice at Cooley LLP. He is also a Presidentially-nominated and Senate-confirmed Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. LeBlanc was previously the Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau Chief and earlier served as senior advisor to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, where he oversaw California’s complex litigation and policy in areas such as high-tech crime, cybersecurity, and privacy. He also worked in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel and was appointed in 2017 as an arbitrator of disputes under the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
WILSON BAUTISTA JR.
Wilson Bautista, Jr. is a retired US military officer who is currently the founder of the consulting firm Jün Cyber. His expertise is in the domains of InfoSec leadership, policy, architecture, compliance, and risk. He holds multiple InfoSec and IT certifications as well as a Masters Degree in Information Systems from Boston University. He is an INTP on the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator test with a Driver-Driver personality. As a practitioner of Agile and SecDevOps, he develops innovative, integrated, enterprise-scale cyber security solutions that provide high value to businesses.
Author and International Keynote Speaker on Gamification and Behavioral Design. He has helped a variety of companies, from seed stage startups to Fortune 500 companies such as LEGO, Uber, Volkswagen/Porsche, Sberbank, eBay, Fidelity Investments, AIG Japan, Verizon, and more.
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