2017 was the year of cybersecurity controversy — leading security companies promised the benefits of AI to solve problems while Fortune 500 companies were brought to their knees by failing to install patches for security vulnerabilities.
MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta is convening a panel of security experts, technologists, and executives to explore these topics and provide insight and predictions for what’s in store for 2018. Join these leading experts February 27th for a fascinating and informative discussion where we will explore the critical implications of cybersecurity in the year to come.
- Security and critical infrastructure
- Threat Modeling and Risk
- 2018 Predictions
- Impact of policy and cybersecurity
- Fundamentals vs. New Approaches
- Economics of cybersecurity
- Role of venture capital in cybersecurity
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Program/Q&A
Space is limited, so grab your tickets here!
Deborah Wheeler, Chief Information Security Officer, Delta Airlines
Deborah Wheeler leads Delta’s efforts to secure and protect information that is important to Delta and personal to customers, while continuing to ensure the overall cyber resiliency of the airline. Wheeler’s 25 years in the technology sector include 20 years in financial services. Over the past 12 years she served as the CISO at Fifth Third Bank, Ally Financial and, most recently, Freddie Mac. Debbie has also held information security leadership roles at JPMorgan Chase and PNC Bank.
Robert Graham, CEO, Errata Security
Rob Graham is a well-known cybersecurity expert. He created the BlackICE personal firewall, the first IPS, sidejacking and lately, masscan.
Thomas Cross, CTO, OPAQ Networks
Tom is the co-founder and former CTO of Drawbridge Networks, an information security company that developed a unique approach to network micro-segmentation, which enabled organizations to learn, detect, and automatically respond to internal attacks. Prior to founding Drawbridge, Tom was Director of Security Research at Lancope, where he led research into network anomaly detection. He also was Manager of the IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force Advanced Research team, which built state-of-the-art network intrusion prevention technologies.
Daniel Ingevaldson, VP, TechOperators Venture Capital (moderator)
Daniel Ingevaldson is a Vice President at TechOperators, focusing on cybersecurity. He has over 20 years of experience protecting some of the world’s biggest organizations from next generation threats, and growing security companies to highly successful exits. Daniel was previously Chief Technology Officer of Easy Solutions, a global market leader in anti-fraud solutions. During his tenure, Easy Solutions doubled its customer count annually until its sale to Cyxtera Technologies in May 2017.