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My Life as a Chief Security Officer

Gerhard Eschelbeck, VP, Security and Privacy Engineering, Google

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DeDOSing IT Security

Joseph Blankenship, Senior Analyst, Forrester

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Only the STRONG Survive

Mike Rothman, President, Securosis

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Cyber Conflict: Prevention, Stability and Control

Fred Kaplan, Slate columnist and author of Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

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Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan
Slate columnist and author of Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

Fred Kaplan is Slate’s “War Stories” columnist and the author of five books, most recently Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War. He is a former Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Boston Globe, and earned a Ph.D. from M.I.T.

Cyber Conflict: Prevention, Stability and Control

Fred Kaplan
Slate columnist and author of Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

Computer vulnerabilities are nothing new. They’ve been understood, and exploited, since the dawn of the Internet. The resulting offense-defense cyber-arms race is an inevitable product of the technology, The quest for perfect security is futile—there’s no silver bullet or magic algorithm—but there are some sensible approaches for making the ride a little less bumpy.

Joseph Blankenship

Joseph Blankenship
Senior Analyst, Forrester

Joseph is a senior analyst at Forrester, where he supports Security & Risk Professionals, helping clients develop security strategies and make informed decisions to protect against risk. He covers security infrastructure and operations, including security information and event management (SIEM), security analytics, and network security. His research focuses on security monitoring, threat detection, operations, and management.

DeDOSing IT Security

Joseph Blankenship
Senior Analyst, Forrester

Security teams are deluged with data from myriad devices and device types. Making sense of it all and making use of it in time to prevent an attack or stop a breach is a Herculean task. Without the right strategies, tools and tactics, we are DoSing our security teams with an increasingly unserviceable volume and variety of data. We need smarter technology and processes to help us make better security decisions that leverage these data volumes strategically and effectively, and communicate their impact efficiently. Forrester Senior Analyst Joseph Blankenship will present best practices to examine this problem and discuss:

Mike Rothman

Mike Rothman
President, Securosis

Mike’s bold perspectives and irreverent style are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape. Mike is one of the most sought after commentators in the security business and brings a deep background in information security. After 20 years in and around security, he’s one of the guys who “knows where the bodies are buried” in the space.

Only the STRONG Survive

Mike Rothman
President, Securosis

It's not easy being a security executive nowadays. Adversaries continue to innovate and find new ways to compromise devices and exfiltrate your critical data. Management still doesn't understand what you do, but they are certainly watching. You face a talent gap that will be addressed in maybe 50 years or so. Things sure seem dire, but if you flip your perspective on security, you realize that there has never been a better time to be in the security business. If you become a STRONG security executive.


Mike Rothman, Securosis analyst, author of the Pragmatic CSO, and 3-time QSC keynoter will discuss the evolution of the security program and delve into the skills required to not just survive, but thrive as a security executive. Mike will cover how to define security success, build a talent factory to optimize the performance of your team, and how to manage your response to any situation. Most importantly, Mike will challenge you to align your personal priorities with your job and interests to make sure you are engaged, growing, and dare we say it, happy practicing security.

Gerhard Eschelbeck

Gerhard Eschelbeck
VP, Security and Privacy Engineering, Google

Gerhard Eschelbeck is Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering at Google, where he leads the teams that ensure data and systems security, as well as user privacy. Eschelbeck has a passion for championing new technologies and is a trusted advisor to a number of early stage start-up companies. He published the “Laws of Vulnerabilities” and is one of the inventors of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). He holds numerous patents in the field of managed network security. Prior to joining Google, Eschelbeck was CTO and Senior Vice President at Sophos and Qualys, and served in senior product and technology roles at companies including Network Associates and McAfee. Eschelbeck has a Ph.D. in computer science from University Linz, Austria.