Cybersecurity in a Risky World

May 18, 2023
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hybrid Event

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In the financial services industry, cybersecurity needs to be thought of holistically in order to be effective. This starts with data analysis and classification, leads to data protection and privacy, and moves on to infrastructure and application security.

Session Details

This event focuses on “full-stack” cybersecurity, architecture, engineering, operations, staffing, training, and SOCs/outsourcing. Although many themes are applicable across industries, these sessions will focus specifically on cybersecurity for financial services & banking firms.

Presentation Topics Covered
  • SecOps (and integration with other operations)
  • Cybersecurity automation, ML, AI
  • Secure API management
  • Data and application security
  • Cloud security
  • Network security
  • Application security orchestration and correlation (ASOC)
  • Zero trust
  • Mobile threat defense
  • Cloud workload protection
  • Managed/Extended Detection & Response (MDR/XDR)
  • SASE
  • Application security testing
  • Collaboration security
  • Database audit and protection
Panel Abstract

This panel of industry experts addresses how to measure and improve cybersecurity. We discuss key cybersecurity metrics and share effective approaches to technology architecture, cybersecurity operations, and the integration of cybersecurity into every element of enterprise operations.

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Agenda

10:00am – 10:25am

Registration and Networking

10:25am – 10:30am

WSTA Introductions

10:30AM - 10:55AM

Industry Perspectives

Johna Till Johnson | CEO and Founder, Nemertes

Johna Till Johnson is the CEO & Founder of Nemertes Research, an 18-year old research-advisory firm specializing in the business impact of emerging technologies. Ms. Johnson spearheads Nemertes’ security and risk management practice, where she works with Fortune 200 financial services, manufacturing, utility, and other leading organizations.

Ms. Johnson’s career in information security began more than 25 years ago when, as a young engineer, she developed security products for Mosler Security Systems. In the early 1990s, she ran the lab-testing program at Data Communications Magazine, which uncovered vulnerabilities in the then-novel RSA two-factor authentication system. In the mid-1990s, Ms. Johnson ran the Global Networking Strategies Service at the META Group, which included META’s security and risk management offering. Subsequently, she served as the Chief Technology Officer overseeing the security practice for Greenwich Technology Corp., a global consulting and engineering firm that developed and implemented leading-edge security architectures for financial services firms and other global organizations.

10:55am – 11:15am

Platinum Sponsor Presentation

11:15am – 11:35am

Platinum Sponsor Presentation

11:35am – 11:55am

Platinum Sponsors Presentation

11:55am – 12:40pm

Lunch

12:40pm – 1:00pm

Platinum Sponsor Presentation

1:00pm – 1:20pm

Platinum Sponsor Presentation

1:20pm – 1:40pm

Platinum Sponsor Presentation

1:40pm – 2:00pm

Presentation

2:00pm – 2:20pm

Presentation

2:20pm – 2:35pm

Break

2:35pm – 3:35pm

Improving Cybersecurity Effectiveness: Metrics and Best Practices

Panel Abstract

This panel of industry experts addresses how to measure and improve cybersecurity. We discuss key cybersecurity metrics and share effective approaches to technology architecture, cybersecurity operations, and the integration of cybersecurity into every element of enterprise operations.

(Moderator) Johna Till Johnson | CEO and Founder, Nemertes

Johna Till Johnson is the CEO & Founder of Nemertes Research, an 18-year old research-advisory firm specializing in the business impact of emerging technologies. Ms. Johnson spearheads Nemertes’ security and risk management practice, where she works with Fortune 200 financial services, manufacturing, utility, and other leading organizations.

Ms. Johnson’s career in information security began more than 25 years ago when, as a young engineer, she developed security products for Mosler Security Systems. In the early 1990s, she ran the lab-testing program at Data Communications Magazine, which uncovered vulnerabilities in the then-novel RSA two-factor authentication system. In the mid-1990s, Ms. Johnson ran the Global Networking Strategies Service at the META Group, which included META’s security and risk management offering. Subsequently, she served as the Chief Technology Officer overseeing the security practice for Greenwich Technology Corp., a global consulting and engineering firm that developed and implemented leading-edge security architectures for financial services firms and other global organizations.

3:35pm – 4:00pm

Fireside Chat – Lessons Learned/Takeaways

4:00PM - 4:05PM

Closing Remarks

4:05PM - 5:00PM

Cocktail Hour

Location Details

Convene – Downtown Liberty
1 Liberty Plaza, New York, NY, 10006