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Enhancing your Security Program for the Cloud

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Date and Time

September 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Event Category

Web Conference


Candice Benson


Lisa O'Connell


Business adoption of cloud technologies, such as SaaS and IaaS, provides huge productivity wins but also brings major impact to security programs. Learn from leading Silicon Valley CISOs on how their companies are rethinking their approaches and building security strategies to protect their most important assets, data, in cloud applications and systems.

What we’ll cover:
– How cloud architectures impact threat models
– Why traditional controls are irrelevant and must be enhanced/replaced
– Autonomous & scalable security at the speed of business
– Tips you can use today


Alex Grohmann – Founder, Sicher Consulting

Mr. Grohmann (CISSP, CISA, CISM and CIPT) is founder of Sicher Consulting and a member of the ISSA international board of directors. He is a long time member of ISSA including being president of the Northern Virginia chapter for three years. He is also a member of the ISSA Honor Roll. 

See Alex Grohmann‘s full profile.


Ben Hagen – Director of Information Security, Cruise

Ben Hagen is the Director of Information Security at Cruise, leading a team to build security solutions, patterns, and capability for the Autonomous Vehicle technology company. Formerly Ben served as the Head of Corporate Information Security at Facebook, the Vice President/Principal Security Architect at Salesforce, and held senior security roles at Netflix, Obama for America, Neohapsis, Motorola.

See Ben Hagen‘s full profile.

Michael Coates – CEO and Co-founder, Altitude Networks

Michael is a 15-year veteran in the security industry with experience as former CISO of Twitter, head of Security for Mozilla — where he built and led a security program to protect nearly half a billion Firefox users — and chairman of OWASP, the largest open source application security community. Before that, he helped some of the largest banks, governments, and enterprises around the world to prioritize data security by evaluating applications and networks.

See Michael Coates‘s full profile.

Fredrick (Flee) Lee – CSO, Gusto

Flee has more than 16 years leading global information security and privacy efforts. Before Gusto, he lead information security at large financial services companies and technology startups, most recently at Square. He previously held senior security and privacy roles at Bank of America, Betfair, NetSuite and Twilio. As Gusto’s CSO, Lee leads the company’s information and physical security strategies, including consumer protection, compliance, governance and risk.

See Fredrick (Flee) Lee‘s full profile.

ISSA Webinars and Conference series cover all the continuing education credits to maintain your cyber security certifications. (CPEs, CEUs, ECE, etc). Each hour is equal to one continuing education credit. Certificates of completion are available upon request after completion. For instructions, click here.

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