Cyber Security Summit at GSX in Las Vegas


Cyber Security Summit has partnered with ASIS International to co-locate a version of the Summit at this year’s Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Las Vegas. The security industry’s flagship event GSX is expected to draw 550 exhibitors and more than 20,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals for the five-day program Sept. 23-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The co-located Cyber Security Summit will be held Sept. 26-27.

Registrants for the Cyber Security Summit at GSX will receive access to the event’s high-profile cybersecurity education and a number of benefits from the GSX conference, including entry to the GSX exhibit hall and a ticket to the President’s Reception at Drai’s Nightclub on Wednesday evening. Founded in 2011, the Cyber Security Summit is an annual gathering in Minneapolis during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Its 8th annual leadership event will take place on Oct. 22-24. The addition of the co-located Cyber Security Summit at GSX marks the first time the event has held two summits in one year. Each Summit will feature a completely different educational lineup. See below for the Las Vegas agenda.



From the War Room to the Board Room: Building a Cybersecurity Strategy Together

Speakers: Col. Stefanie Horvath, CISSP, CRISC, G5 Plans Officer, MN Joint Force Headquarters, ARNG; Executive Director Enterprise Services, Minnesota IT Services
David Notch, Strategic Advisor, Enterprise Security & Cloud Architecture, Medtronic

Cultural Barriers & Divides between Physical & Cyber Security

Speaker: Scott Borg, Director and Chief Economist, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit

Real Time Hack Demonstration: Advanced Cyber Adversaries Demand Advanced Countermeasures

Speakers: Chris Chiu, Chief Technology Officer, Blackpoint; Ronald Clark, Senior Advisor, Adelphi Capitol and CEO, Spartan Strategy and Risk Management; Xavier Salinas, Threat Operations, Blackpoint Cyber



Year in Review Cyber Byte™

Speaker: Jeremy Swenson, MBA, MSST, CEO & Principal Consultant, Abstract Forward Consulting, LLC

Top 10 Things You Must Do to Protect Security Systems from Cyber Attacks

Speaker: David Tyson, CEO, CISO Insights; Past President and Chairman of ASIS International Board of Directors

Panel: The Diverse Talent Gap in IT/Cybersecurity…If We Are Going to Win, We Need Everyone

Speakers: Jill Allison, Cybersecurity Strategist, Digital Transformation Leader, Emerging Technology Evangelist; Col. Stephanie Horvath, CISSP, CRISC, G5 Plans Officer, MN Joint Force Headquarters, ARNG; Executive Director Enterprise Services, Minnesota IT Services; Loren Dealy Mahler, President, Dealy Mahler Strategies and former Director Legislative Affairs, White House, National Security Council

Moderator:  Tina Meeker, CISSP, CIPP-US, Cyber Security Executive

Physical Defensive Tools Subject to Cyber Attacks

Speaker: Scott Singer, CSIO (CISO, CSO, CIO), PaR Systems; Retired Captain, U.S. Navy Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer

Like War: The Weaponization of Social Media

Speaker: Peter W. Singer, Strategist, New America and Editor, Popular Science Magazine


Register for an All-Access Pass and gain access to all Cyber Security Summit sessions for only $25! Or, grab a free Expo-Only Pass and add on the Cyber Security Summit for $350; includes access to all Cyber Security Summit sessions and a ticket to the President’s Reception (a $125 value!).