Upcoming Summits

2017 Atlanta CISO Executive Leadership Summit

The St. Regis Atlanta, Atlanta, GA


  • "CISOs, now more than ever, need to be aware of issues, technologies and global events that affect their ability to protect the enterprise. HMG Strategy CISO Summits are invaluable to the security community which is why I have chosen to participate at each event."

    John Iannarelli
    Former Senior Executive Advisor
    FBI

Creating Organizational Champions to Secure the Future Enterprise

Digital disruption is ushering a new wave of business model innovations. Because digital transformation is a journey, the CISO and other members of the C-suite must recognize that new technologies and emerging innovations represent continual change. As technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and hyper-convergence offer new ways for doing business, the CISO is uniquely positioned to deliver bold, game-changing leadership, engender transformational innovation, and steer the enterprise into the next era of digital business. 

The leadership traits and skills required by technology leaders to help champion customer-centric efforts will be the focal point of the 2017 Atlanta CISO Executive Leadership Summit.


  • Tamika Bass
    Chief Information Security Officer
    Georgia Department of Public Health

  • Larry Clinton
    President
    Internet Security Alliance

    Larry Clinton is President of the Internet Security Alliance (ISA). The ISA is a multi-sector trade association that focuses on thought leadership, policy advocacy and developing best practices for cyber security. The National Association of Corporate Directors named Mr. Clinton as one of the 100 most influential people in the field of corporate governance in 2015 and 16, the only cyber security professional to be included in these lists. He is on the board of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and serves on the Cybersecurity Advisory Board for the Center for Audit Quality. He is widely published and has been a featured spokesman on cyber issues in virtually all major media outlets from WSJ, USA Today Fox News, NBC, CBS, NYT, PBS Morning Edition CNN & even MTV in India. He testifies often before Congress. He has briefed industry and governments world-wide including NATO and the OAS. ISA was also the only trade association to be part of the cyber security briefing for the Republican National convention in Cleveland last summer.  ISA recently published the Cyber Social Contract (Vol. 3), a 400-page book that outlines 106 recommendations for the next President. The previous editions of the ISA Social Contract were endorsed by the House GOP Task Force on Cyber Security and were the basis for President Obama’s Executive Order 13636 on Cyber Security. He is the principle author of the NACD Cyber Risk Handbook for corporate boards which PWC found has substantially improved corporate director’s management of cyber risk since its publication in 2014, The 2017 edition of the NACD Handbook was released in January. 

  • Hunter Muller
    President & CEO
    HMG Strategy

    Hunter Muller is a transformative CEO at HMG Strategy, LLC, the strongest executive leadership network. Drawing on more than 25 years of experience in consulting with IT executive leaders, Hunter is a multi-title book author and a frequent industry speaker on transformational leadership and innovation. His concepts are used worldwide to improve executive performance, enhance collaboration, elevate the role of IT, and align strategy across the enterprise.

    Through years of research and experience, Hunter has published four books: “The Transformational CIO” (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), “On Top of The Cloud” (John Wiley & Sons, 2012), “Leading the Epic Revolution” (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), and “The Big Shift in IT Leadership” (John Wiley & Sons, 2015).

    HMG Strategy assists C-level executives in becoming transformational leaders. HMG Strategy hosts networking summits and provides services that are focused around innovative IT leadership, management, and technology support to CIOs and senior IT executives. HMG Strategy is "The Strongest Executive Leadership Network" with an international association of more than 300,000 global CIOs/senior IT executives, industry experts, and world-class thought leaders.

    Hunter and HMG Strategy support a variety of IT-related charities, and Hunter is a member of the Executive Committee of the Fairfield/Westchester Chapter of the Society for Information Management.

     

     

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7:30 AM - 8:30 AM  

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:30 AM - 8:50 AM  

Welcome and Introduction

Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC

8:50 AM - 9:10 AM

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING:Building a Cyber Sensitive Structure with Corporate Boards

Larry Clinton, President, Internet Security Alliance

As the cyber threat continues to grow, corporate CIOs and CISOs need to take leadership roles in their organizations beyond their IT expertise. Cyber security is not really an IT issue, it is an enterprise-wide risk management issue. Building enterprise-wide digital security does not come from the bottom up—it needs to come from the top down. CIOs and CISOs need to “manage up” to senior management and the board of directors to achieve this goal. This presentation outlines one successful model for doing so.



9:10 AM - 9:50 AM  

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Summoning the Courage to Lead and Drive Innovation – Building Bridges and Securing Your Enterprise

Panelists being confirmed

Moderator: Larry Clinton, President, Internet Security Alliance

Leaders who build their skills on a strong foundation of courage have a significant advantage for successfully driving innovation to create value to their organization. Today’s CISO must be prepared to embrace strategic innovation while simplifying IT and bringing legacy operations and applications into the future. To accomplish this, the CISO must be strategically aligned with the CEO and the board, while aligning security strategies with corporate goals to stay competitive.

This session will addressthe new and dynamic mindset a CISO must employ to lead with courage and drive innovation to secure the enterprise.

 


9:50 AM - 10:20 AM  

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


10:20 AM - 11:00 AM    

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Leading VCs on Latest Trends and Opportunities in Security Technology

Leading VCs consider that we are in the early innings of an extended innovation cycle that will effect and impact the enterprise for decades to come, re-defining leaders and winners in every vertical market. Sorting through the latest trends and opportunities is a competitive and daunting task. Listen to prominent leading executives present where they are placing their bets and their investments on security technologies.


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM  

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Strategic Leadership in a World of Accelerated Change

Accelerated change in today’s markets requires a new range of performance from today’s CISO – including taking a starring role in the C-suite, becoming more customer-focused, adapting to new environments and leading innovation to create value by leveraging technologies in the new IT ecosystem model of this decade. CISOs must employ a strategic vision and manage the cultural shift for security within their organization.

In addition, building a world class team to accomplish this becomes even more challenging in today’s economic environment, particularly for global organizations. Senior cyber-security practice search executives will share discussion around recruiting, developing and retaining a high performing team.


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Luncheon


1:00 PM - 1:20 PM  

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING: The View on the New Presidential Administration

Israel Martinez, Chairman Global Manufacturing ISAO & CEO, Axon Global

Israel Martinez has worked with multiple U.S. Presidential Administrations, including his involvement on President Trump’s 100-Day Team. During this executive briefing, Israel will share his perspective on the high-level direction of the Trump Administration in critical areas such as cyber security and policy making as it pertains to both the public and private sectors.


1:20 PM - 2:00 PM  

EXECUTIVE PANEL: The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future

Moderator: Israel Martinez, Chairman Global Manufacturing ISAO & CEO, Axon Global

Emerging and significant security concerns threaten the enterprise daily and are becoming more complex as you broaden the scope from internal, to supply chain, and out to the customer. Today's CISOs are expected not only to drive efficiency, transparency and strengthen information and network security, but also to implement the best technologies and practices to establish and maintain relationships with their customers.

Key challenges include how do you logically secure a public cloud? Can you proactively automate security sensors and security incident responses? What does it take to move from ‘reactive’ to ‘proactive’ security?

This panel of security executives will share their views and experiences on how to meet these challenges as well as their priorities for the future enterprise security.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM  

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  

EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE WORKING GROUPS: Peer Collaboration to Create Winning Strategies

Issue 1: Must have questions and strategies for your Board of Directors

Issue 2: Gamification and employee security awareness (Lead:John Iannarelli, Former Senior Executive Advisor, FBI)

Issue 3: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Issue 4: Safely moving to the cloud

Issue 5: Securing connected devices and IoT


3:30 PM - 4:00 PM  

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


4:00 PM - 4:40 PM  

EXECUTIVE PANEL: The Future Role of the IT Security Executive – Creating your Professional Role and Brand

Tamika Bass, Chief Information Security Officer, Georgia Department of Public Health

Additional panelists being confirmed

Truly successful security leaders are advancing the traditional CISO role by stepping up with bold, game-changing strategies for growing the business, creating value, dominating markets, and delivering innovation to a new generation of empowered and demanding customers. They are taking broader and more proactive roles in enterprise-level operational functions and shared services, forming business strategy and leading execution, and winning an increasing number of Board of Director seats.

This panel of security executives will share their leadership, innovation and transformation strategies that have earned them recognition among the most successful security leaders of today – and take a look ahead at what the future holds for the CISO role.

4:40 PM - 6:00 PM  

Raffle Prize Drawings and Executive Networking Reception














Gold Partners

  • Datalink

    Datalink, an Insight company, is an IT services provider that helps organizations transform technology, operations and service delivery to meet business challenges. Clients rely on us for an unbiased evaluation of solution options, a full lifecycle of services, and a comprehensive approach to deliver positive business outcomes across cloud, IT transformation, next generation technology, and security.

    http://www.datalink.com
  • Gigamon

    Gigamon (NYSE: GIMO) provides active visibility into physical and virtual network traffic, enabling stronger security and superior performance. Gigamon’s Visibility Fabric™ and GigaSECURE®, the industry’s first Security Delivery Platform, deliver advanced intelligence so that security, network, and application performance management solutions in enterprise, government, and service provider networks operate more efficiently. As data volumes and network speeds grow and threats become more sophisticated, tools are increasingly overburdened. One hundred percent visibility is imperative. Gigamon is installed in more than three-quarters of the Fortune 100, more than half of the Fortune 500, and seven of the 10 largest service providers.

    https://www.gigamon.com/

The St. Regis Atlanta

Eighty-Eight West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA

Registration will be open approximately 3 months prior to the summit.

The CISO Executive Leadership Summit is created for CISOs. It also has strong appeal to leaders interested in better positioning their organizations and themselves for what's ahead in enterprise security.

To ensure a high quality environment and to maximize the networking experience, all attendees must be:
  • Employed C-Level executives (non-vendor) or equivalent, CISOs, Direct Reports of CISOs, or Senior Most IT Professional in an organization with $200M or greater revenue, or from not-for-profit or government organizations with comparable size

    - OR - 
     
  • Full time academicians

If you meet the criteria above, there is no fee to attend.

All registration requests will be reviewed and approved based upon above stated criteria.

* Sales/marketing individuals or consultants from non-sponsoring vendor organizations are not permitted.

Special Needs 
We fully support the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special assistance of any kind, please call us at (203) 221-2702 or email us at registrar@hmgstrategy.com.



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