Archived Events 2024

ISE® EAST SUMMIT and AWARDS 2024

The ISE® East Summit and Awards 2024 will be held on June 20, 2024 at the Thompson Atlanta Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, GA. The ISE® East Awards are held in conjunction with a one day Executive Forum which includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and hot topic panel discussions. The one day program offers the opportunity to meet with peers and leading IT executives from across the nation to discuss and share insights into today's issues and solutions. DETAILS

ISE® EAST PRIVATE WELCOME DINNER
A Shift to Exposure Risk Management for Real Cyber ROI

June 19, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
Chops Lobster Bar
70 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
Daniel Dubowski Daniel Dubowski
SVP & CISO
Hertz
Biography

Many enterprises, despite significant investments, struggle with legacy vulnerability management programs that don't actually mitigate the cyber risk threatening their business. Manual tasks, complex attack surfaces, conflicting priorities, and limited resources often stand in the way of efficient outcomes. By challenging the status quo, security leaders can focus resources, streamline processes, cut costs, significantly reduce risk and improve security posture.

Join us for a vibrant and enlightening evening the night before the ISE® EAST Summit and Awards at the ISE® EAST Welcome Dinner. Together, we'll find easy and innovative ways to transform your exposure and vulnerability risk management efforts to achieve real cyber ROI.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Enhancing Business Agility: Amplifying the Power of Your Cloud and Security Program through Deep Observability

June 12, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
The Palm
1750 Tyson's Boulevard
McLean, VA 22102
Elizabeth Gossell

Elizabeth Gossell
Director of Cybersecurity Operations
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Biography

Today’s modern cloud-first organizations are continuing to invest in advancing digital transformation initiatives to heighten business agility, while tackling an ever-more dangerous threat landscape in an uncertain economy. Join us for an engaging dinner conversation on how to increase application performance, exceed expectations to realize the full potential of hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures while cutting costs, and reducing complexity. We will also explore how to amplify the power of traditional security and observability tools with actionable network-derived intelligence and insights to eliminate blind spots, maintain visibility into all data-in-motion – including East-West encrypted and container traffic as well as improving fidelity and proactively mitigate compliance risk.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Is Threat of Artificial Intelligence Real?

May 22, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm CT
Trulucks
7161 Bishop Road
Plano, TX 75024
Mignona Cote

Mignona Cote
Chief Security Officer
NetApp
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2017
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Winner 2017

Biography

Threat actors continue to evolve with new players and threats emerging globally — in addition to novel ways of leveraging or executing older tactics and approaches. On the other hand, organizations are increasingly relying on AI to bolster their defense mechanisms, a new set of challenges emerges. Join us for an engaging dinner discussion, where we will delve into the evolving landscape of cybersecurity and AI, uncovering the potential vulnerabilities and malicious uses that emerge as organizations increasingly turn to AI to fortify their defense mechanisms. We will also dissect the intricate interplay between AI and cybersecurity, shedding light on the nuanced challenges posed by cyber threats enhanced by artificial intelligence. Together, we will explore strategies for staying ahead of AI-driven cyber threats, implementing robust defense measures, and nurturing a secure digital environment.

GEORGIA CYBER INNOVATION SUMMIT 2024
The Double Edge Sword of AI: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

May 15, 2024
12:30 PM – 1:10 PM
Georgia Cyber Center
100 Grace Hopper Lane
Augusta, GA 30901-0009

Moderator:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Panelists:

Xavier Ashe
SVP, Cybersecurity Operations
Truist
Biography

Max Garcia

Max Garcia
CISO, Digital First Banking
NCR Voyix
Biography

This summit will include a full day of immersive activities and presentations on Wednesday, May 15th. The event will be hosted at the state-of-the-art Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta. The summit boasts an impressive lineup of speakers, including high-profile CIOs, CISOs, government officials, and experts from renowned organizations. With an expected large turnout, the summit promises unparalleled networking opportunities. Attendees will engage in discussions on the latest trends, share best practices, and explore potential collaborations.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
If You Can’t Detect It, You Can’t Defend Against It.

May 14, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
Eddie V's Prime Seafood
101 S Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28280
Rick Doten Rick Doten
VP, Information Security, Centene
CISO, Carolina Complete Health
Biography

In an era marked by relentless digital transformation and escalating cyber threats, the landscape of cybersecurity is undergoing a profound evolution stemming from a relentless rise automation, system integrations and effective data processing. The imperative for organizations to adapt their protection strategies has never been more critical. With this comes a need for more advanced skillsets but it requires SOC efficiencies, and with improved detection and response capabilities. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to make the shift to predictive abilities and prevention to eliminate the duplication of toolsets, while reducing capital expenditures and maximizing security investments. Our discussions will center around innovative approaches to cybersecurity, including advanced threat intelligence, AI, and the benefits of proactive defense measures. We will also explore how an enterprise can tailor simulation solutions to one’s unique areas of industry, toolsets, policies, or even risk tolerance profiles.

ISE® VIP RECEPTION
Identity Security. Reinvented.

May 7, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm PT
Mastro’s Steakhouse
399 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

ISE® VIP Hosts:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Frank Aiello

Frank Aiello
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer
MAXIMUS
ISE® Northeast People's Choice Award Winner 2016
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2016

Biography

Ken Foster

Ken Foster
Head of Global Architecture
Adient
ISE® East People's Choice Award Winner 2022
Biography

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Stacey Halota
Vice President, Information Security and Privacy
CyberVista | Graham Holdings
ISE® Mid-Atlantic Commercial Executive Award Winner 2009
Biography

Paul Groisman

Paul Groisman
Sr. Director, Cybersecurity
fuboTV
Biography

Sachin Nayyar

Sachin Nayyar
CEO
Saviynt
Biography

Jim Routh

Jim Routh
Chief Trust Officer
Saviynt
ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2016
Biography

Vaughn Hazen Vaughn Hazen
Assistant VP and CISO
CN Rail
Biography

Join us for an exclusive evening at the ISE® VIP Private Reception during the RSA Conference™. Sponsored by Savinyt, immerse yourself in the theme of "Identity Security. Reinvented." as we connect, collaborate, and celebrate with industry leaders and experts. Engage in insightful discussions, forge valuable connections, and discover innovative approaches to identity security in today's ever-evolving landscape. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of shaping the future of security.

ISE® FIRESIDE WEBINAR
Unveiling the Cyber Pandora's Box: AI in the Hands of Threat Actors - Recognizing and Rapidly Responding to Threat Intel

April 30, 2024
Watch Video on Demand

Moderator:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Panelists:

Xavier Ashe
SVP, Cybersecurity Operations
Truist
Biography

Ben Hendrick

Ben Hendrick
Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
Ryder System
Biography

Martin Holste

Martin Holste
CTO for Cloud
Trellix
Biography

Today's digital battlegrounds witness a critical convergence of cybersecurity assaults driven by artificial intelligence alongside formidable adversaries. Join us for an engaging discussion led by industry experts, as they impart invaluable insights into harnessing threat intelligence to proactively combat the evolving cyber threats propelled by AI technology. Our esteemed panelists will delve into strategies to bolster your organization's defense against sophisticated threats, recognizing the pressing need to monitor and research rapidly evolving and resurging threats at an unprecedented pace and scale.

ISE® FIRESIDE WEBINAR
Unlocking Success: Crafting Winning Nominations for the ISE® EAST Awards & Maximizing Sponsorship Benefits

April 16, 2024
Watch Video on Demand

Moderator:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Panelists:

Kevin Gowen

Kevin Gowen
Chief Information Security Officer
Synovus Financial Corporation
ISE® East Executive Award Winner 2022
Biography

Donna Nemecek

Donna Nemecek
Senior Vice President
BNY Mellon
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2013
Biography

Join us for an illuminating ISE Fireside Webinar tailored to security executives, project teams, and solution providers seeking to elevate their recognition in the cybersecurity realm. In this engaging session, we will delve into the art of writing winning nominations for the prestigious ISE EAST Awards, shedding light on the intricate details that capture the essence of excellence in cybersecurity leadership and innovation.

Discover the importance of nominations and the transformative impact they have on individuals, teams, and organizations within the cybersecurity community. Gain valuable insights into why nominating is not just a gesture of recognition but a strategic move that amplifies your brand, fosters industry connections, deepens customer relationships and opens doors to new opportunities.

Furthermore, we will explore the myriad benefits of sponsorship, offering a comprehensive overview of how solution providers can leverage sponsorship opportunities to forge meaningful partnerships, showcase their expertise, and leave a lasting impression on key stakeholders. We will also delve into the best practices for establishing meaningful relationships with the right individuals in an environment that fosters genuine connections, essential for nurturing mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Is Threat of Artificial Intelligence Real?

April 16, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
KR Steakbar
349 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Max Garcia

Max Garcia
CISO, Digital First Banking
NCR Voyix
Biography

Threat actors continue to evolve with new players and threats emerging globally — in addition to novel ways of leveraging or executing older tactics and approaches. On the other hand, organizations are increasingly relying on AI to bolster their defense mechanisms, a new set of challenges emerges. Join us for an engaging dinner discussion, where we will delve into the evolving landscape of cybersecurity and AI, uncovering the potential vulnerabilities and malicious uses that emerge as organizations increasingly turn to AI to fortify their defense mechanisms. We will also dissect the intricate interplay between AI and cybersecurity, shedding light on the nuanced challenges posed by cyber threats enhanced by artificial intelligence. Together, we will explore strategies for staying ahead of AI-driven cyber threats, implementing robust defense measures, and nurturing a secure digital environment.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Stop the Security Sprawl! Is Security Orchestration Automation the Answer?

April 11, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm CT
Morton's The Steakhouse
618 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Craig  Froelich

Joey Johnson
CISO
Premise Health
ISE® Southeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2017

Biography

In today's cybersecurity landscape, security vendor sprawl presents a significant risk to organizations worldwide. The dilemma of too few tools leading to coverage gaps or an excess causing inefficiencies and high costs is a pervasive challenge. Furthermore, organizations of all sizes are inundated with a constant stream of security alerts, making it increasingly difficult to distinguish real threats amidst the noise. Join us for an exploration of cybersecurity management complexities in the face of proliferating tools and technologies. Discover how security orchestration automation can streamline operations, bolster threat response capabilities, and effectively address the challenges posed by security sprawl.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Navigating the Future: Unleashing the Power of AI for Enterprise-Scale Network Routing Automation

April 9, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm CT
Knife Steakhouse - Plano
6121 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093
Travis Farral

Travis Farral
VP & CISO
Archaea Energy
Biography

In today's digital landscape, where complexity and scale challenge the balance between performance, reliability, and security, join industry leaders and experts for an evening of unparalleled insight and collaboration. Discover how AI is revolutionizing network automation, empowering teams to provision devices swiftly and optimize performance across the entire spectrum, from IP to Optical. Gain invaluable insights into cutting-edge AIOps methodologies poised to eliminate repetitive tasks, reduce errors, and fortify enterprise networks with resilience and scalability. Don't miss this opportunity to navigate the future of networking and stay ahead in the dynamic world of digital transformation.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
If You Can’t Detect It, You Can’t Defend Against It.

April 4, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm CT
Mastro's - Chicago
520 N Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Ricardo Lafosse

Ricardo Lafosse
Chief Information Security Officer
The Kraft Heinz Company
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2019
ISE® North America Executive: Financial Award Finalist 2019

Biography

In an era marked by relentless digital transformation and escalating cyber threats, the landscape of cybersecurity is undergoing a profound evolution stemming from a relentless rise automation, system integrations and effective data processing. The imperative for organizations to adapt their protection strategies has never been more critical. With this comes a need for more advanced skillsets but it requires SOC efficiencies, and with improved detection and response capabilities. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to make the shift to predictive abilities and prevention to eliminate the duplication of toolsets, while reducing capital expenditures and maximizing security investments. Our discussions will center around innovative approaches to cybersecurity, including advanced threat intelligence, AI, and the benefits of proactive defense measures. We will also explore how an enterprise can tailor simulation solutions to one’s unique areas of industry, toolsets, policies, or even risk tolerance profiles.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
If You Can’t Detect It, You Can’t Defend Against It.

March 20, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
KR Steakbar
349 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Malvin Eanes

Malvin Eanes
Director of Hotel Security & Compliance for AMER and BISO
InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG)
Biography

In an era marked by relentless digital transformation and escalating cyber threats, the landscape of cybersecurity is undergoing a profound evolution stemming from a relentless rise automation, system integrations and effective data processing. The imperative for organizations to adapt their protection strategies has never been more critical. With this comes a need for more advanced skillsets but it requires SOC efficiencies, and with improved detection and response capabilities. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to make the shift to predictive abilities and prevention to eliminate the duplication of toolsets, while reducing capital expenditures and maximizing security investments. Our discussions will center around innovative approaches to cybersecurity, including advanced threat intelligence, AI, and the benefits of proactive defense measures. We will also explore how an enterprise can tailor simulation solutions to one’s unique areas of industry, toolsets, policies, or even risk tolerance profiles.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Stop the Security Sprawl! Is Security Orchestration Automation the Answer?

March 19, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner
1861 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Suprotik

Suprotik "Supro" Ghose
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer
EagleBank
Biography

In today's cybersecurity landscape, security vendor sprawl presents a significant risk to organizations worldwide. The dilemma of too few tools leading to coverage gaps or an excess causing inefficiencies and high costs is a pervasive challenge. Furthermore, organizations of all sizes are inundated with a constant stream of security alerts, making it increasingly difficult to distinguish real threats amidst the noise. Join us for an exploration of cybersecurity management complexities in the face of proliferating tools and technologies. Discover how security orchestration automation can streamline operations, bolster threat response capabilities, and effectively address the challenges posed by security sprawl.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Empowering the Enterprise with Deep Observability

March 6, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
Eddie V's Prime Seafood
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28280

Modern enterprises are accelerating their digital transformation initiatives to gain agility and maintain a competitive edge. No matter how many times you’ve heard it, the cliché “you can’t secure what you can’t see” still remains true. As organizations move to increasingly complex hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures, the need to gain and maintain visibility into all data-in-motion – including East-West, encrypted and container traffic – becomes more critical. Join us for an engaging discussion on how the deep observability enables organizations to realize the full transformational promise of the cloud and set the stage for delivering significant value. With the uncertainty of today’s economy, we will also explore how to minimize the expenses that are associated with managing hybrid and multi-cloud IT infrastructures by identifying and eliminating security and performance blind spots, breaking down silos, and containing runaway complexity.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
If You Can’t Detect It, You Can’t Defend Against It.

February 29, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm CT
Knife Steakhouse - Plano
6121 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093

In an era marked by relentless digital transformation and escalating cyber threats, the landscape of cybersecurity is undergoing a profound evolution stemming from a relentless rise automation, system integrations and effective data processing. The imperative for organizations to adapt their protection strategies has never been more critical. With this comes a need for more advanced skillsets but it requires SOC efficiencies, and with improved detection and response capabilities. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to make the shift to predictive abilities and prevention to eliminate the duplication of toolsets, while reducing capital expenditures and maximizing security investments. Our discussions will center around innovative approaches to cybersecurity, including advanced threat intelligence, AI, and the benefits of proactive defense measures. We will also explore how an enterprise can tailor simulation solutions to one’s unique areas of industry, toolsets, policies, or even risk tolerance profiles.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
If You Can’t Detect It, You Can’t Defend Against It.

February 28, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
Lattanzi
361 W 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

In an era marked by relentless digital transformation and escalating cyber threats, the landscape of cybersecurity is undergoing a profound evolution stemming from a relentless rise automation, system integrations and effective data processing. The imperative for organizations to adapt their protection strategies has never been more critical. With this comes a need for more advanced skillsets but it requires SOC efficiencies, and with improved detection and response capabilities. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to make the shift to predictive abilities and prevention to eliminate the duplication of toolsets, while reducing capital expenditures and maximizing security investments. Our discussions will center around innovative approaches to cybersecurity, including advanced threat intelligence, AI, and the benefits of proactive defense measures. We will also explore how an enterprise can tailor simulation solutions to one’s unique areas of industry, toolsets, policies, or even risk tolerance profiles.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
Enhancing Business Agility: Amplifying the Power of Your Cloud and Security Program through Deep Observability

February 27, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
KR Steakbar
349 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Today’s modern cloud-first organizations are continuing to invest in advancing digital transformation initiatives to heighten business agility, while tackling an ever-more dangerous threat landscape in an uncertain economy. Join us for an engaging dinner conversation on how to increase application performance, exceed expectations to realize the full potential of hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures while cutting costs, and reducing complexity. We will also explore how to amplify the power of traditional security and observability tools with actionable network-derived intelligence and insights to eliminate blind spots, maintain visibility into all data-in-motion – including East-West encrypted and container traffic as well as improving fidelity and proactively mitigate compliance risk.

ISE® FIRESIDE WEBINAR
Is Threat of Artificial Intelligence Real?

February 21, 2024
2:00pm - 2:50pm ET
11:00am - 11:50am PT
Watch Video on Demand

Moderator:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Panelists:

name

Stacey Halota
Vice President, Information Security and Privacy
CyberVista | Graham Holdings
ISE® Mid-Atlantic Commercial Executive Award Winner 2009
Biography

Martin Holste

Martin Holste
CTO for Cloud
Trellix
Biography

Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen
Global Chief Information Security Officer
Aegon
ISE® North America Commercial Executive Award Finalist 2013
ISE® North America Financial Executive Award Finalist 2016
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2017
ISE® East Executive Award Finalist 2023

Biography

Threat actors continue to evolve with new players and threats emerging globally — in addition to novel ways of leveraging or executing older tactics and approaches. On the other hand, organizations are increasingly relying on AI to bolster their defense mechanisms, a new set of challenges emerges. This webinar explores the nuanced landscape where AI intersects with cybersecurity, scrutinizing potential vulnerabilities, malicious uses, and the evolving tactics of cyber threats enhanced by artificial intelligence. Join us for an engaging discussion led by industry experts who will share insights on how to stay one step ahead of AI-driven cyber threats, implement robust defenses, and foster a secure digital landscape. Our expert panelists will also dissect the multifaceted nature of this threat, offering valuable perspectives on how to responsibly harness the power of AI while mitigating potential risks.

ISE® FIRESIDE WEBINAR
Taming the Complexity of Data Security – From the Cloud to the Endpoint, and Everywhere in Between

February 15, 2024
2:00pm - 2:50pm ET
11:00am - 11:50am PT
Watch Video on Demand

Moderator:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Panelists:

Jim Fulton

Jim Fulton
VP Product Marketing & Analyst Relations
Forcepoint
Biography

Trina Ford
Chief Information Security Officer
iHeartMedia
Biography

Goldsworthy_DJ

DJ Goldsworthy
Vice President of Security Operations & Threat Management
Aflac
Biography

With data spreading everywhere, organizations must move beyond endpoint data security to cover more channels like network, email, cloud and private data center applications, web traffic and more. Join us for an engaging conversation on how enforcing policies consistently everywhere poses the most significant challenge to protecting critical data. We will also explore the considerations that security leaders must factor in with the explosion of data movement from “inside” the organization to all the places and channels that data now resides and moves. Additionally, our panelists will reveal how visibility can be gained across all data in the cloud and on-prem to have control across all channels (endpoint, web traffic, network, email, cloud applications, and private applications) with a single point of management.

Attendees of this ISE® Fireside Webinar are eligible to earn 1 CPE credit upon its conclusion.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
The Most Important Shift for Cybersecurity Leaders in a Generation

January 30, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm CT
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Plano
7250 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 110
Plano, TX 75024

Everyone’s talking about ChatGPT and Generative AI tools as when something is so pervasive that it becomes the dominant topic of conversation in business and technology. In many of the conversations inside and outside of the board room, security leaders are grappling with the decision to allow or block ChatGPT given the risk of leaking sensitive data and how to effectively manage this generational shift without adding to the chaos. Join us for engaging conversation on how enterprises can safely enable the use of ChatGPT with application access control, real-time user coaching, and data protection. We will also explore how to create a culture of empowerment where enterprises can embrace this technology without putting the business at risk.

Digital Hands 11th Annual Gasparilla Cybersecurity Summit
“Ensuring Trust, Data Privacy, and Security in an AI World” Panel Discussion

January 26, 2024
1:00pm - 2:0pm ET
University of Tampa
Vaughn Center 9th Floor
200 UT Poe Parkway
Tampa, FL 33606
Moderator:

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Jason Allen

Jason Allen
CTO
Digital Hands

Rick Myers Rick Myers
CISO
Amscot Corporation
Biography
Justin Zimmerman

Justin Zimmerman
VP and CISO
Giant Eagle, Inc.

We will discuss how Generative AI is increasingly shaping our digital landscape, and with it comes the need to balance its opportunities with inherent risks. Our panel will also explore how we can effectively utilize AI's power while prioritizing trust and data privacy. We will confront crucial questions and explore best practices for protecting sensitive data in a landscape increasingly influenced by AI? This session promises to provide valuable insights into the nuanced complexities of AI, making it a must-attend for anyone interested in the future of technology. Your participation will be invited.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
You Can’t Protect Data You Can’t Find.

January 24, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
Lattanzi
361 W 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

With the increased amount of sensitive information being shared and stored online, securing information from cyberattacks, information breaches, and theft has become a top priority for companies of all sizes. Pair this with the rapid adoption data-driven technologies, the management and protection of sensitive data have emerged as critical challenges for organizations across diverse sectors and are top of mind conversations in the board room. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to build your guardrails to avoid data leaks and how dynamic and adaptive dimension can enhance the realm of data protection. We will explore how advanced machine learning and AI technology can offer dramatically enhanced visibility of sensitive data assets. We will also dive into the best practices into data discovery and classification, enabling centralized data intelligence, agility, quantification of risk, establishing policies for data protection, and complying with global privacy regulations.

USASBE CONFERENCE
Forging the Future Together | Summit - Bridging AI and Entrepreneurship

January 11, 2024
1:00pm - 4:00pm CT
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex
2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion series where leading academic and industry experts share their insights, strategies, and experiences to explore the synergies between Generative Artificial Intelligence and Entrepreneurship teaching, research, and practice. Through this summit, mixed panels of academics and practitioners offer insights and perspectives on the numerous benefits, implications, and challenges the growing adoption and use of AI platforms hold for small business education and practice. Through engaging discussions, practical insights, and real-world examples, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how to harness the power of AI for entrepreneurial success and equip the next generation of small business leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in an AI-driven world. From leveraging AI for growth and competitiveness in small business practice to issues in teaching and researching AI entrepreneurship topics, join us in exploring the opportunities and challenges of cutting-edge AI technology.

Panel Discussion 1 | AI Implications for Small Business Innovation, Growth, and Competitiveness
1:05pm - 1:45pm CT

Moderator: Dr. Jef Naidoo, Interim Department Chair of Management, Associate Professor of Management and the Derrell Thomas Faculty Fellow, University of Alabama and Director of Business Intelligence, Institute for Data Analytics.

Panelists: Ashley Ferguson, President & Managing Member Cyber Investigations & Intelligence Agency (CI2A) and Marci McCarthy, CEO and President, T.E.N.

ISE® PRIVATE DINNER
You Can’t Protect Data You Can’t Find.

January 10, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm ET
KR Steakbar
349 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Stacy Hughes

Stacy Hughes
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer
ABM
Biography

With the increased amount of sensitive information being shared and stored online, securing information from cyberattacks, information breaches, and theft has become a top priority for companies of all sizes. Pair this with the rapid adoption data-driven technologies, the management and protection of sensitive data have emerged as critical challenges for organizations across diverse sectors and are top of mind conversations in the board room. Join us for an engaging discussion on how to build your guardrails to avoid data leaks and how dynamic and adaptive dimension can enhance the realm of data protection. We will explore how advanced machine learning and AI technology can offer dramatically enhanced visibility of sensitive data assets. We will also dive into the best practices into data discovery and classification, enabling centralized data intelligence, agility, quantification of risk, establishing policies for data protection, and complying with global privacy regulations.