A CISO’s Guide to AI Technologies

On-Demand Webcast|1 hour

Generative AI has taken over the conversation and, in time, will be transformative to the cyber industry and our society. But the models are still in development, and ultimately, CISOs must discern the appropriate places to leverage AI tools to help their company as well as define the acceptable risks and proper usage. 

This panel discussion explores:

  • Current uses of AI in security programs and where it adds the most value 
  • Key risks of leveraging AI tools and how you decide to accept the risk or not
  • Impact of AI on attack trends and how your security posture should shift
  • How to vet AI technologies and key questions security leaders need to ask


Parham Eftekhari
Executive Vice President, CISO Communities
CyberRisk Alliance

Parham Eftekhari is a business executive specializing in cyber and national security. He currently serves as Executive Vice President, CISO Communities at CyberRisk Alliance, leading its CISO services platform which consists of the Cybersecurity Collaborative and Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum. Parham also serves as the chairman of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), the nation’s leading cybersecurity think tank, which he founded in 2014. Other leadership roles during his more than 15 years in this sector include co-founder and Vice President of research at the Government Technology Research Alliance, founder of the world’s first webcam cover manufacturer CamPatch, and Advisory Board member at the Ready Rock Institute. Parham has developed and authored multiple research publications, regularly engages with the media, and has addressed forums ranging from Congress, TED, RSA, and C-SPAN. In 2017, Parham was recognized by (ISC)2 for his contributions to the field of cybersecurity with the Most Valuable Industry Partner – Government Information Security Leadership Award.

Nicole Carignan
VP of Strategic Cyber AI

Nicole Carignan is the VP of Strategic Cyber AI for Darktrace, and she has 25 years of experience in cybersecurity, networks, computer science, data science/artificial intelligence and IT supporting numerous private and public institutions in cybersecurity solutions and data science. She has 20 years of federal USG experience. Her expertise in Cyber Threat Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Defense in Depth Solutions, Operations Engineering, and Network Security products gives her insight into technology, tools, and techniques for unique solutions. In this role, she serves in executive leadership for the application of artificial intelligence to cyber security through thought leadership, product strategy, research, and communications.

J. Wolfgang Goerlich
Advisory CISO

J. Wolfgang Goerlich is an Advisory CISO. Prior to this role, he led IT and IT security in the healthcare and financial services verticals. Wolfgang has held senior positions at several consulting firms, leading security advisory and assessment practices. He is an active part of the security community, co-founding and organizing communities and conferences. Wolfgang regularly works in security architecture and design, identity and access management, zero trust, and resilience.