Cybersecurity is a complex subject with a lot of components that are not obvious to business leaders. For instance, how it can affect their bottom line, impact on management, erode competitive advantage.

North East Annual Cybersecurity Summit 2015 is designed to provide a holistic view of a mature Security Program and its Governance. Attendees will learn about and discuss essential information for a company to protect themselves against cyber-attacks, including:

  • Keynote on Organized Cybercrime: Threats, Trends, and Tactics, by Special Agent  U. S. Secret Service Michael Shove
  • Keynote on Business expectations from the CT Attorney General’s office, by CT assistant Attorney General Matt Fitzsimmons.
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy: Building a Sustainable Strategy and Program Ken Mortensen, Senior Managing Director, PwC  & Joe Krause, Senior Director, PwC
  •  Board Risk Oversight –Pamela Gupta will ask panelists NACD CT president Margaret Pederson and Alfred Berkeley III from BENS both members of various boards for their  insights on questions such as allocation of cyber-risk mitigation investments, management reporting on cyber Risks…
  • Cyberliability/Cyberinsurance -Explore the universe of insurable cyber risks through real world examples. The session will also discuss tools and strategies for companies to quantify their unique cyber risk. by Sean Letz, Marsh
  • “Hacked by Acquisition” Roundtable Discussion by leading CISOs on Governance, Audit & Security – ITT CISO, Bill Lavalette, Synchrony Financial, CISO Daniel  Conroy and Geller & Company, CISO Jamie Herman will discuss Mergers and Acquisitions and security exposures.
  • Recent case studies in security and privacy failure. Several agencies (e.g., FTC, HHS, SEC) have ramped-up their compliance enforcement mechanisms and have had wide-reaching impact that may affect your security and privacy programs, by Protiviti’s Michael Money.
  • Changing the game on Cyber Risk: The imperative to be secure, vigilant. You can’t secure everything equally. It is important to take a risk intelligent approach to being secure, vigilant and resilient by Vikram Rao, Deloitte
  • Chief Risk Officer’s perspective by ITT’s Chief Risk Officer, William Feher.
  • Actionable threat intelligence – right threat intelligence can be the difference between a breach and an attack for businesses, by Abhi Singh Deloitte and Pamela Gupta OutSecure.

The event is on October 27th from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Registration is open at Cevent.