Agenda 2017
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Day One – October 9, 2017

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM – Networking/Breakfast

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Panel

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM – Q&A from the Audience

Chastain – 6th Floor

Panel Discussion Hosted by TAG

Join TAG as Atlanta CISOs engage in a moderated panel discussion IOT, Data Sharing and vendor party risks, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response preparedness, and concepts of Kill Chain.


Bob Varnadoe is Chief Information Security Officer for NCR Corporation. His duties include overall information security and operational/IT aspects of NCR’s privacy program, IT risk management, and compliance company-wide, training and awareness for information security, and oversight of the deployment of security technologies.

Julie Talbot-Hubbard is the Head of Information Security Operations at SunTrust where she is accountable for leading both the enterprise wide information security operations strategy and organization; encompassing Security Design & Engineering, Identity & Access Management, Information Protection, Threat & Vulnerability Management, and the Security Operations Center.

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9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Peachtree C&D

Conference Kickoff

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Eric Lopez

VP, EC-Council

9:15 AM – 10:05 AM

Peachtree C&D


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Jay Bavisi

EC-Council CEO

10:05 AM – 11:30 AM

Peachtree C&D


Hackers, The Media, Truth, Trust, and Alternative Facts

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Moderator: Winn Shwartau

Founder, The Security Awareness Company

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DrPH Gregory Carpenter
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Michael J. Masucci

Hollywood Producer

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Mark Rasch

CyberAttorney (former DoJ)

11:35 AM – 11:50 AM


11:50AM – 12:30PM

Peachtree C&D


Leave your zero days at the door, leave your latest hacks behind, AND bring your playbook for the blue team

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Chris Roberts

Chief Security Architect at Acalvio Technologies

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

The Overlook

Lunch & Sponsor Spotlight
Tom Bowers, Chief Security Strategist

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2:00 PM – 2:05 PM

The Peachtree Room

GCF Kickoff & Intro

2:05 PM – 2:55 PM

The Peachtree Room

The Partnership Between Privacy, Information Security, and the Business

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Kathy Fithen

Chief Privacy Officer at The Coca-Cola Company

2:55PM – 3:30PM
(Trip to Reception – Meet outside Westin lobby)

3:30PM – 5:05PM (Reception)

CISO Cocktail Reception at Top Golf

Sponsored by RevBits

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5:05 PM – 5:20 PM

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM

Return to Hotel (shuttles leave at 5:30 and 6:30)

Return to Hotel (shuttles leave at 5:30 and 6:30)

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Savannah Ballroom – 10TH Floor

Hacker Halted Happy Hour

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Join us for the Hacker Halted Happy Hour for drinks, food, and fun and stop by the Hiring Fair! Click to learn more and upload your resume. Learn More

Day Two – October 10, 2017

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM

The Peachtree Room

Day Two Kickoff

8:35 AM – 9:20 AM

The Peachtree Room

Executive Leadership – Keynote

The three questions security leaders must answer to earn respect

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Michael Santarcangelo

Founder, Security Catalyst

9:20 AM – 9:35 AM

The Peachtree Room

Sponsor Spotlight
Joseph T. Poupard, Regional Director at Darktrace

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9:35 AM – 10:25 AM

The Peachtree Room

Information Security Executive Leadership Panel

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Moderated by Michael Santarcangelo

Founder, Security Catalyst

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Tony Uceda Velez

CEO VerSprite

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Heath Renfrow

CISO, United States Army Medicine

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Mark Gelhardt


10:25 AM – 10:40 AM


10:40 AM – 11:30 AM

The Peachtree Room

From Banking to Energy to Healthcare to Criminal Justice Systems to Academia, A CISO’s Journey

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William Miaoulis

CISO at Auburn University

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

The Peachtree Room

Sponsor Spotlight – Versive

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11:45 AM – 12:35 PM

The Peachtree Room

Building an Information Security Program on a Budget

Panel Discussion

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CISO of The Nigerian Stock Exchange

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Sebastian Hess

Cyber Risk, AIG

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Shane Durham

Security Threat Intelligence and Analytics Director, WorldPay

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Paul Horn

Chief Information Security Officer | HD Vest Financial Services

12:35 PM – 2:05 PM

The Overlook


2:05 PM – 2:50 PM

The Peachtree Room

Help Wanted: Hiring and Retaining Information Security Talent

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Brian Phillips

CISO of Macy’s

2:50 PM – 3:05 PM

The Peachtree Room

Sponsor Spotlight
by Tom Bain, Chief Marketing Officer

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3:05 PM – 3:50 PM

The Peachtree Room

How To Measure Anything In Cybersecurity Risk

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Richard Seiersen

Chief Information Security Officer & VP of Trust at Twilio Inc.

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM

The Peachtree Room

Wrap Up

Registrations will only be accepted from Director-level or above information security practitioners. All registrations are subject to approval and will be rejected if this requirement is not met.

Register Here!