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Austin Cloud Security Alliance Meetup — CISO Round Table Luncheon

CISO Round Table Luncheons are held Quarterly

CISO, CSO, CIO, CTO executives are invited to attend our executive lunch sessions moderated by the Cloud Security Alliance Austin Chapter in conjunction with industry subject matter experts: You must be a C-level executive responsible for strategic IT/Security direction within your organization, with a minimum of 1,000 employees.

Please RSVP directly to the Chapter Chair at pvogt@CSA-Austin.org with your name, title, email address, company, and you will be registered. Attendance is limited to 24 participants. Registrants over this number will be wait-listed.


[Threat Intelligence data provided by Cyren]

Phishing remains the top threat vector for cyber attacks, so kicking off our 2018 CISO Round Table Luncheons with this topic makes sense: Social engineering and the exploitation of human vulnerabilities continue to be the most attractive and successful paths for threat actors to target organizations and individuals who have access to sensitive data. Today’s phishing attacks come in all shapes and sizes, combining levels of sophistication, speed, and malware that are astoundingly more dangerous to organizations than just 12-24 months ago.

The CSA Austin Chapter along with top subject matter experts in their field will host four quarterly CISO Round Table Luncheons in 2018 focusing on the most prevalent cyber threats and cloud security trends.

Our executive round table luncheons kick-off on Feb 15 with the rather striking and fast moving maturations that we are seeing across the phishing threat landscape:

Why are miss rates increasing across all categories of email filtering?

How are organizations measuring the efficacy of their current email security in blocking phishing and Ransomware attacks from end-users?

How does an organization really know what sorts of blended attacks are getting through to endpoints?

Is “zero-hour” phishing detection and blocking even possible?

Feb 15: KICK-OFF — CISO ROUND-TABLE LUNCHEON [Sponsored by Cyren]

EVENT SPEAKERS: Sigurdur (Siggi) Stefnisson, VP Threat Research, based in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland and Ben Carmi, Senior VP Products, based in Herzliya, Israel, will be presenting at our kick-off event.

EVENT MODERATOR: Peter Vogt, Co-Chair, CSA Austin Chapter-

Jun 14: CISO Luncheon — Container Security catches up with DevSecOps in 2018. CISOs can smile again. The evolution of advanced Application Security: Maintaining cryptographic chain-of-trust across all cloud-native applications in zero-trust environments transparently to dev personnel: Kerberos/PKI Certs for Daemons and Containers… Sponsors and speakers will be announced in February.

Sep 13: CISO Luncheon — Advanced Risk Scoring Engines: First there was the SEIM (Security Event Information Management), then we added AI for next-gen SEIMs, now we move to an entirely new level in real-time threat intelligence scoring schema…Risk Event Information Management: Scoring Risk Exposure in Real-Time across non-cyber and cyber variables.

Dec 6: CISO Luncheon — TBA

Quarterly CISO luncheons are held at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar located at the Domain.


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Domain
11600 Century Oaks Terrace
Austin, TX United States


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