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May 4 @ 5:00 pm PDT to May 5 @ 6:00 pm PDT

May Cyber Executive Forum 2024

ISSA's Cyber Executive Forum is a quarterly gathering of some of the brightest minds in the cyber security world. Join us and other cyber security leaders at the Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, CA, on May 4 and May 5 for the latest Cyber Executive Forum.

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Business Risk: Cyber Executives Front and Center

Welcome to the Year 2024: The Year of the Cyber Executive!


Registration for May Cyber Executive Forum 2024 is now closed.


Cyber executives encounter unique challenges in today's dynamic business landscape. As the newest members of the C-suite, you often navigate high-level meetings while addressing a sector of the business that is frequently misunderstood.

Join us as we explore strategies for success, delving into how cyber executives can harmonize cybersecurity with business objectives, effectively communicate risks to fellow executives, and champion proactive defense measures. From refining security approaches to engaging with boards of directors, our sessions will empower you to lead enterprise risk management and bolster company profitability as an effective cyber leader.

Featuring insights from industry experts and real-world case studies, attendees will acquire practical tools and techniques to refine their leadership skills and enhance their organizations' security stance.

Take advantage of this chance to connect with peers, exchange insights, and stay ahead of the curve amidst evolving cyber threats.

  • Interactive expert-led talks and panels Listen to experts who provide knowledge and experience on topics in cybersecurity, leadership, and wellness.
  • Roundtable sessions Gather with peers from leading organizations and various industries to discuss relevant topics inspired by the latest topics and research in small-group sessions.
  • Peer conversations. Join peer-to-peer discussions organically throughout the forum. Discover how C-level security executives discover ways to tackle the challenges you face every day.
  • Social engagements Enjoy and build new business relationships with peers as they engage in welcome receptions and special evening events.

Each forum provides new concepts and actionable ideas to bring back to your organization to help you achieve critical business results.

CEUs / CPE Credits

By attending a full day at the Cyber Executive Forum, you will receive 8 Continuing Education Units or Continuing Professional Education Credits.


The Cyber Executive Forum is “By Invitation Only” and all attendees are pre-screened & approved in advance.

May 2024 Cyber Executive Forum Speaker Lineup

Pam Fusco

Pam Fusco

Pamela Fusco has over 29 years of experience in the infosec industry. An active member of the ISSA since 1998, she was instrumental in orchestrating…

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Dr. Curtis Campbell

Dr. Curtis Campbell serves as Director on the International Board of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). She holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from…

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Ready to Explore Registration Options?

CISO Executive members attend at no charge (generous options are available for other members as well as guests).

Cyber Executive Forum May 4

Time Session Speaker
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Opening Reception


Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel

609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Cyber Executive Forum May 5

Time Session Speaker
7:30 AM to 8:20 AM


8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Coffee Talk

Sponsored by Interpres Security

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8:30 AM to 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks

8:45 AM to 9:45 AM

CISOs on Point: Time to Level Up and Bring Your A-Game A call to action for CISOs to elevate their game, seize growth opportunities, and lead with confidence into the future of cybersecurity.

  • Keyaan J Williams – ,
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM

AI-Enhanced Futures: A CISO's Blueprint for Navigating Emerging Data risks in GenAI Era

  • Abhinav Singh – Head of Security Research, Normalyze
10:30 AM to 10:45 AM


10:55 AM to 11:55 AM

Building Your Pipeline to Sales & Revenue, and Why it Matters to the CISO Office

  • Debbie Christofferson – ,
  • Araceli Treu Giguere – Senior Director of Cybersecurity and Intelligence Operations, Netskope
  • Mary Ann Davidson – CSO, Oracle Corporation
  • Pam Fusco – Board CFO, ISSA International, and CEO, ZuluTails
  • Dr. Curtis Campbell – Vice President and Manager of IT Governance,
  • Tonia Dudley – ,
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Lunch & Learn

Sponsored by Vorlon Security

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1:10 PM to 2:30 PM

We've Just Been Breached! Where's My Universal Translator?

  • Stephen Black – Professor of Law, Texas Tech University
2:30 PM to 3:25 PM

AI, Why You Gotta Be Like That? How CISOs are Helping Organizations Understand and Address this new Attack Surface

  • Diana Kelley – Chief Information Security Officer, Protect AI
3:30 PM to 3:45 PM


3:50 PM to 4:50 PM

Unlocking Security Success: Tailoring Measures to Your Organization's Risk Appetite and Priorities

  • Aaron Ansari – CISO, Virgin Hotels
4:50 PM to 5:00 PM

Closing Notes

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Closing Reception

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