A CISO Debate: What's the Achilles Heel of Security in 2021?

Date: Wednesday, February 10th at 11am PST / 2pm EST

The adoption of cloud-based applications and remote workforces is rapidly changing the threat landscape, and security leaders have been preparing. But no one could have predicted a global pandemic to dramatically accelerate digital transformation and force businesses to adapt literally overnight. In this time of exceptional turbulence, it's even more critical to come together as a community of peers and exchange ideas.

Join this conversation with our panel of security experts as they challenge yesteryear's best practices and push towards a safer tomorrow.

You'll hear from industry CISOs, each bringing unique perspectives, challenges, and solutions to the table. The panel includes:

  • Limor Kessem | CISO, CISM
  • James Azar | CISO, Confidential
  • Evan Francen | CEO and co-Founder, FRSecure
  • Chris Roberts | Hacker in Residence at Semperis

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About the presenters:

Limor Kessem, CISO, CISM, IBM Security

Limor Kessem is an Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security. She is a seasoned security advocate, public speaker, and a prolific author of cybersecurity thought leadership. Helping security professionals understand and manage business risk, Limor is considered an authority on emerging cybercrime threats. With her unique position at the intersection of multiple research teams at IBM, and her fingers on the pulse of current day threats, Limor covers the full spectrum of information security trends affecting consumers, corporations, and the industry as a whole.

James Azar, CISO, Confidential

James Azar is a CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) that works, leads, and is dedicated to the security and business mission to ensure their goals are met. In his experience, James has served as CTO, CIO, and CISO but his passion is the intersection of Security and Business and driving change, innovation and success.

Evan Francen, CEO and co-Founder, FRSecure

Evan has extensive experience designing solutions for complex information security problems. He is well-versed in governmental and industry-specific frameworks, regulations, standards and guidelines including NIST CSF, ISO/IEC 27000, FISMA, HIPAA, GLBA, PCI-DSS, FDA CFR Part 11, SOX and COBIT. He is the chief designer of S2SCORE, the information security language spoken by more than 1,500 companies in the United States.

Chris Roberts, Hacker in Residence at Semperis

Chris Roberts is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on counter threat intelligence. With increasingly sophisticated attacks on targets of opportunity, Roberts’ unique methods of addressing the evolving threat matrix and experience with all information systems make him an indispensable partner to clients and industries that demand protection of financials, intellectual property, customer data, and other protected information from attack.

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