Chief Information Security Officer Forum

The Summit XI CISO Forum

Join Your Peers at the Beach

May 15 at the Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica, Ca.

A Special Collaborative Event for CISOs, Directors of Information Security, and their Deputies

This event will bring together leaders in Information Security within government and private industry for a day of collaboration, networki
ng and presentations by leading Information Security professionals.

We are extremely excited to welcome back three awesome speakers:

  • Ira Winkler, President, Secure Mentum
  • Mark Weatherford, SVP & Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at vArmour
  • Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance Inc.

And we welcome Katherine Fithen, Managing Principal Consultant for the SecureWorks Security Risk Consulting team.

We will have a special dynamic panel of CISOs: 

  • Moderator: Richard Greenberg, ISO at LA County Public Health
  • Ralph Johnson, CISO at LA County
  • Gary Warzala, CISO at Fifth Third Bank
  • Joe Kucic, CSO at Cavirin Systems, Inc.
  • Bob Schlotfelt, Senior Director, Global Information Security at Alorica

There will be breakout round-table discussions on a variety of important topics.

Hear the success stories, pitfalls, project planning approaches and other experiences of your fellow CISOs. You will be better prepared to move forward on your initiatives after attending this Forum.

See the full day’s schedule below.

The Forum will take place on a separate day from the keynotes and speakers at Summit XI, but you are welcome to attend these on May 16-17 as well. 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Wendy Nather, Head, Advisory CISOs, Duo Security at Cisco
  • Jeremiah Grossman, CEO at Bit Discovery
  • Chenxi Wang, PhD, Managing General Partner at Rain Capital
  • Jackie Lacey, District Attorney, Los Angeles County

Other Notable Speakers include:

Jim Manico, Dan Cornell, Adam Brand, Wendi Whitmore, Kenneth G, Hartman, Sean Metcalf, Marci McCarthy, Jack Mannino, David Caissy, Jimmy Sanders, Justin Collins, Alan Shimel, Chad Loder, William Bengston, and Tanya Forsheit

Stay for the private  reception under the stars and ignore the traffic.


View the ISSA LA CISO Forum schedule & directory.

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