Alliance’s Annual Leadership Summit September 24-25, Dallas, TX. Get Details Close

Monday Sept. 23, 7:00 – 9:30pm – Opening Night Reception

Join members of the Alliance Board of Advisors on the outdoor veranda for live music, delicious food, craft cocktails and networking with our invite only security community.

 

Tues 24, 8:50am - Opening Comments

Board President Jerry Archer, and Executive Director Sidney Plaza welcome our security community to the 5th annual Security Advisor Alliance Summit: The Evolution of the CISO.

9:00 - 10:00am - Opening Keynote

The Security Advisor Alliance Executive Leadership Summit provides keynote presentations focused on the most poignant topics facing todays security leaders.  Our opening keynote sets the tone for our conference and aligns our audience for a two day learning experience.

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10:00 - 11:00am - Executive Lessons From A Major Breach

Graeme Payne – Former SVP & CIO of Equifax lived through one of the largest cybersecurity breaches of our time.  Graeme will discuss the lessons he learned and what organizations can do today to manage and mitigate risk.

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11:oo – 11:20am – Networking Break

12:20 – 12:40pm – Lunch Prep

12:40 - 1:40pm - Alliance Giveback Luncheon

The Alliance is a unique community of information security leaders, dedication to making the world a better place.  We would like to acknowledge the incredible acts of selflessness our members have shown over the last year.  Board members, market leaders, Alliance staff and more will share their experiences to better illustrate the amazing work we have accomplished.

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1:40 – 2:00pm – Networking Break

3:00 – 3:20pm – Networking Break

4:20 – 4:40pm – Networking Break

4:40 - 5:40pm - The State of the Network Defender Community

Rick Howard and the team at Palo Alto Networks have been supporting the Alliance as a Global Partner for 2019.  Every stop of the 2019 Converge Tour have been more impactful, thanks to this collaboration.  Along with the tour, Palo Alto has helped our community to develop materials and resources for ongoing student engagement and recruitment.

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5:20pm – Evening Cocktail Reception

The Alliance members and attendees will enjoy a celebratory cocktail reception.  This is the final event of the evening, leaving attendees the freedom to explore local dining options with friends old and new.

Wednesday Sept 25, 8:50am – Opening Comments

9:00 - 10:00am - Keynote/Workshop

Day 2 is focused on interactive content.  The Alliance brings together coaches, consultants, members and other content experts to craft security focused discussions.  Our organization was built on a foundation of helping one another through shared best practices.

Session Details

10:00 - 11:00am - Keynote/Workshop

Day 2 is focused on interactive content.  The Alliance brings together coaches, consultants, members and other content experts to craft security focused discussions.  Our organization was built on a foundation of helping one another through shared best practices.

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11:00 – 11:20am – Networking Break

11:30 - 12:00pm - Closing Keynote

Our final presentation will close out the professional education portion of the Summit.  We always look to offer firm takeaways that can be implemented immediately upon returning to your organizations.

While this marks the close of our professional education, we hope you’ll stay for what we know will be the highest return on your conference investment.

12:00 - 12:20pm - Converge Tour Introduction

For the second consecutive year, the Alliance will be bringing students, directly to the Summit, to engage with our security professional attendees.  Our mission to close the #talentgap wouldn’t be complete without this incredible experience.

12:20 – 1:40pm – Student Capture The Flag

1:40 – 2:00pm – Lunch Prep

2:00 - 2:40pm - Career Pathways Panel Discussion

The central tenant of our mission to solving the #talentgap is creating a clear pathway to employment for students.  Our members will advise students on the most important foundations to build, the skills to pursue, and the characteristics to foster in the coming years.

2:40 – 3:00pm – Winner Announcements & Photos