CISO Roundtable
Strategies for Future-Proofing Your Security Team
Starts: March 7, 2023 11:00 am
Ends: 12:00 pm
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Following Introductions, this CISO led panel will briefly discuss the challenges brought about involving the hybrid workforce due to the covid pandemic. Then Panelists will transition into the following current & future-looking topics:

The Importance of Adopting a Prevention First Approach
Strategies for Securing the Software Supply Chain (both internally and with focus on your customers & suppliers)
Simplifying Security Processes for Long-Term Sustainability
Disrupting Disinformation & Social Engineering Campaigns
Mitigating Risk from 3rd Party Vulnerabilities
Preparing for a Compromise of a Cloud Services Provider
Hiring and Retaining Top Talent
Adopting and combating AI/ChatGPT

Debbie Christofferson - Technology Expert

Debbie Christofferson

Co-Chair, ISSA Phoenix

Fortune 500 Enterprise Wide Information Security Manager with experience across the US, Europe and Asia. Strategic security leader and consultant with broad comprehensive security and risk management experience. Know security from the ground up and what it takes to succeed. Certifications: CISSP, CISM, CCSK (Cloud Security) and CIPP/IT (privacy) (lapsed). Strong collaborator and high energy leader. 2018 Published book Women in Security, showcases 14 women's achievements, a history of our field, the endless opportunities, trends, and what you need going forward for this cyber security field. Debbie also facilitated CISM certification exam prep workshops since the CISM inception; Speaks and writes on cyber security topics and women in security; Leads virtual and onsite security and IT education events. She served 10 years as an International Board Director and is a long time Distinguished Fellow for Information Systems Security Association (ISSA); Chaired the board's CISO Advisory Council for the CISO Executive Forum 8 years. Debbie is co-founder of the local Cloud Security Alliance chapter; She hosted two ATW Summits for women in technology. Co-Chairs ISSA's Women in Security Special Interest Group (WIS SIG). Available for short or long term engagements, local or in domestic or international locations.

Lester Godsey - Technology Expert

Lester Godsey

Chief Information Security Officer - Maricopa County

Over 25 years of professional IT experience with a focus on leadership data management and cybersecurity specializing in organizational strategy and development. Able to take multiple seemingly disparate objectives and create an actionable plan and execute. I am currently the Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer for Maricopa County.

Mike Manrod - Technology Expert

Mike Manrod

Chief Information Security Officer - Grand Canyon University

Shannon Lawson

Chief Information Security Officer - City of Phoenix

Experienced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Chief Privacy Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Federal (military and intelligence community), State, and Local government. Skilled in Leadership, Information Security, Information Assurance, and Management.

Scottard Banks - Technology Expert

Scottard Banks

Chief Information Security Officer - SmartRent

Executive level security professional with over 20 years of experience implementing security programs. Specialized in Risk Management and security regulations and compliance. Strong working knowledge with physical security and BCP DR implementation and strategies. Experience in ISO 27001 and PCI SOX GLBA as well as building strong KPI within security organization.Specialties Strategic Security Planning Contract Negotiation Cloud Base Security Infrastructure Design Implementation IT Optimization Penetration Forensic Organization PCI PA -DSS Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Physical Security Development Secure Software Development 3rd Party Mgmt Project Management Security Program Implementation HIPAA Compliance HiTech Meaningful Use Budgeting and forecasting GLBA COBIT BASEL II Security Program Development