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Business at the Speed of Cyber - Understanding the Business Challenges Cyber Executives Must Solve to be Successful

October 12, 2017 Chapter Meeting - click to add to calendar

CPE Credits: up to 2.0 hours of CPE is available

Summary: Often, the biggest challenges facing cyber security executives are not technical. Rather, cyber security executives need to solve critical business challenges to be successful. This presentation and panel discussion takes a closer look at the key business challenges facing senior executives, how they solve them, and what that means for everyone in their organizations.

Presented by: Ian Bramson, Senior Partner and President, Mosaic Strategies, and Trace Ridpath, Director Cyber Security, State of Colorado.

Learning Points:

  • Risk is Good - Understanding the business value of cyber security
  • The CISO Dilemma - Expanding accountability and shrinking control
  • Shaping the Discussion - How cyber executives manage their senior leadership and align their executive counterparts
  • Connecting the Dots - Understanding the differences, dependencies, and interplay between cyber security operations and managing cyber security across an enterprise this presentation learn how to build a TPRM program, understand where your current program maybe lacking and discuss if it's time for 'third party risk as a service.'

  • About the Presenters:

    Mr. Ian Bramson
    Ian Bramson heads the Strategic Cyber Solutions group at Siemens. For more than 20 years, Ian has worked with senior leaders across industries to help them better understand, adapt to, prepare for, and take market advantage of their changing cyber security environments. Ian’s expertise ranges from strategic planning, maturity assessments, and organizational design to market expansion, product development, and cyber security marketing.

    Mr. Trace Ridpath
    Trace Ridpath is an information security leader with over 18 years of experience in cybersecurity, cloud, networking, and telecommunications in state government. In Trace’s role as the Director of Security Governance he is responsible for strategic security program development which covers ensuring all programmatic components are in place to effectively identify, manage, and reduce risk across an enterprise that spans 18 executive branches agencies with over 30,000 employees and over one hundred thousand interconnected computing devices. Trace also serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity advising the state of Colorado Homeland Security All Hazards team and is an adjunct professor at Pueblo Community College teaching cybersecurity courses when his busy schedule allows. Trace is passionate about information security and information sharing to empower organizations of all sizes to understand and reduce their risk. Trace holds many security and IT certifications including CISSP, CCSP, and ITIL and and a number of others and utilizes his experiences to effectively manage complex security projects to successful deployment and implementation.


    • Gretchen von Iderstein, CEO of Mosaic Strategies - Gretchen is the CEO and Managing Director for Mosaic Strategies, a cyber security executive advisory firm headquartered in Denver, CO. Gretchen works closely with companies’ senior leadership to help them understand the business value of their cyber security programs.
    • Michael Glenn, VP Global Cyber Security - Michael is VP of Global Cyber Security at Cable Labs, a non-profit research and development consortium operated for the benefit of the cable industry, based in Boulder, CO. Michael provides technical leadership, guides research and development efforts, facilitates intra-company coordination, and supports government activities within the cable industry.
    • Keith McCammon, Co-founder and Chief Security Officer of Red Canary - Keith is the Co-founder and Chief Security Officer of Red Canary, a cyber security managed detection and response solution provider head quartered in Denver, CO. Keith leads Red Canary's threat detection and analysis operations, using endpoint telemetry and their proprietary detection engine to identify not only malicious software but malicious and anomalous behaviors, providing our customers with a level of detection previously available only to well-funded teams staffed by scarce talent.

    Who should attend
    IT Leaders (CIOs/CTOs/CSOs/CISOs), IT practitioners (Directors and Managers), IT Audit and Security professionals, Internal and External Auditors.

    Field of Study
    IT Audit and Security

    Instructional delivery method
    Group Live

      11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration, Lunch & Networking
    12:00 p.m. - 12:10 p.m. Chapter Announcements
    12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Main Presentation
    12:50 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Risk Report Presentation
    1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Q&A on presentation/report
    1:10 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Panel Discussion with Cyber Security Executives
    1:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wrap Up and Door Prize Drawings
    ISACA Denver Chapter Members:   $25
    Non-Members:   $35

    There is a $5.00 discount for credit card payments.

    Walk-in non-members must pay by cash/check and will be charged an additional $10.00 fee above the normal non-member fee.

    Walk-ins may be turned away if space is not available.

    Location Maggiano's-Denver South
    7401 South Clinton Street
    Englewood, CO 80112
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