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November CISO Forum Dallas 2016


Theme: Big!
Date: November 3-4, 2016
Location: Dallas, Texas

IPSEC: With ipsec ipv4, there are enough IP addresses to provide 1 IP address for 60% of the people on earth.
With ipsec ipv6, there 670 quadrillion IP addresses per square millimetre of the earth's surface, or 100 IP addresses for every atom on earth.
IoT: Only 10 billion things that could be connected to the internet currently are, out of 1.5 trillion things. Gartner says there will be 26 billion connected devices by 2020. Cisco says there will be 50 billion, Intel says 200 billion, and the IDC says 212 billion.
Malwarebytes Labs predicts that this year, we'll see the first major attack on Internet of Things devices.
Big Data: Every 2 days, we create as much information as we did from the beginning of time to 2003.
Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past 2 years.By 2020, the amount of digital information in existence will have grown from 3.2 zettabytes now to 40 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes. and what is a Hadoop anyway!
Global Privacy and Security Laws: Global Privacy and Security Law, "the newest, fully comprehensive, and completely current resource on the complex topic of foreign data-protection laws", provides 58 clear and concise country reports, averaging about 25 pages each, or almost 1500 pages to help you keep up with laws in Europe the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. This document is refreshed 3 times annually.

Come hear what security experts in the industry and among your peers have to say about security in this Big New Reality.


Type Fees and Benefits Registration Link
ISSA CISO Executive Members

Complimentary meeting registration and one complimentary night of hotel accommodations*

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Returning Guests $400 click here to apply**
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 *CISO Member is responsible for making his or her own hotel reservations. Reservations must be made at the host hotel in the ISSA room block to qualify for complimentary one (1) night lodging.

**Upon verification of eligibility, guest will be invoiced for the $400 registration fee

Hyatt Regency Dallas
Union Station: Frisco A
300 Reunion Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207


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November 3, 2016

 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  ISSA International Conference Closing Reception
CISO Forum attendees are invited to attend the Closing Reception of the ISSA International Conference for drinks and hors d'oeuvres before the Opening Dinner. 
 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Dinner Keynote: Security is Big! In fact, it’s Huge! Can you meet the challenge?
Eric Cowperthwaite: Managing Principal, Citadel Services. Click here for slides.

November 4, 2016


8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Comments and Welcome Address

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

Opening Keynote: Big Opportunities, Big Risks, and an even Bigger Leadership Challenge for CISO’s to inspire their teams to navigate both in order to protect to enable people, data, and business
Malcolm Harkins: Global Chief Information Security Officer
Cylance Inc. Click here for slides.

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

Networking Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Alignment is Key: Big Data & Cloud from a Business Centric Perspective
Dr. Chris Pierson: EVP, Chief Security Officer and General Counsel
Viewpost. Click here for slides.

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Afternoon Roundtable Discussion

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Networking Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Rx For Managing Your Info/Cyber Security Workforce in the Epidemic of Big, More Complex, Faster Moving 
David Foote: Co-Founder, Chief Analyst and Chief Research Officer, Foote Partners LLC. Click here for slides.

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sponsor Prize Drawing

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote Speaker

Thomas Farmer: Assistant Vice President - Security, Association of American Railroads

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Closing Reception


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