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January CISO Forum Atlanta 2015

Theme: Infosec and Legal Collaboration
Date: January 29-30, 2015
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Corporate Information Security and Legal programs must be closely aligned to be successful in today’s world. Customer and vendor contracts require strong security language. Response to data breaches are often coordinated through Legal departments to protect privilege. Increasing global regulations drives change to Information Security practices. CISOs who have traditionally reported into IT organizations are moving into Legal departments. Join your Information Security, Legal and Privacy leadership peers as they come together to discuss these and many other topics related to “InfoSec and Legal Collaboration”.

ISSA CISO Executive Members: click here to register
Guests: click here to apply (attendance is subject to approval)

Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Click here to reserve your room by January 2, 2015 The daily rate is $169 per night.

Click the titles of the presentations for a description of the session

January 29, 2015


5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Opening Keynote Dinner
Top Ten Things Management and Boards Need To Know About Cybersecurity
Randy Sabett, Special Counsel: Cooley LLP

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January 30, 2015


8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Comments and Welcome Address
Wayne Proctor and Keyaan Williams, Q1 2015 CISO Forum Co-chairs

9:15 a.m. - 10:15a.m.

Risk v Security; Defense in Depth; and the Hierarchy of Adherence to Rules. An InfoSec Guide to the Care and Feeding of your Legal Team
Phillip Mahan, Privacy, Risk, and Compliance Professional: Oversight Systems, Inc.

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10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Executive Roundtables - Discussion
Break into groups of your peers for brainstorming sessions. Highlights from each table will be openly discussed with the full group at the end of the roundtables.


  • Negotiating Infosec Contract Language
  • Third Party Vendor Security Compliance
  • Developing Best Practice Infosec and Legal Relationships
  • EDiscovery
  • Privacy
  • Cloud Computing Security Requirements
  • Managing the Impact of Global Regulation
  • Cyber Insurance

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Executive Roundtables - Presentations
Break into groups of your peers for brainstorming sessions. Highlights from each table will be openly discussed with the full group at the end of the roundtables.

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Networking Break

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Breach Response Panel: Don't Let Your Corporate Reputation Get Hacked (Apart) - Crisis Communication Planning and Management


· Trudy Kremer: Partner and Crisis Counselor, Jackson Spalding


· Sharon Cook: First Vice President and Director of Corporate Communications, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

· Mitzi Hill: Data Security and Privacy Attorney, Taylor English

· Blair Meeks: Senior Media Coaching and Crisis Expert, Jackson Spalding

· Brennan Stewart: Senior Legal Counsel, Director of Compliance & Privacy, Aaron’s, Inc.

3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Networking Break

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sponsor Prize Drawing

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Audience-Led InfoSec and Legal Collaboration Panel


· Tim Callahan: Vice President and CISO, Aflac

· Brent Conran: CSO, McAfee

· Kathy Fithen: Chief Privacy Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

· Anthony Martin: Sr. Associate General Counsel – Privacy & Information Security, Walmart

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Closing Reception

*Please note: all times and speakers are subject to change.

Questions? Please contact Leah Lewis: 1 866 349 5818 extension 4082.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Joe Cavarretta: 1 866 349 5818 extension 4095.

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