CISO Stories: Balancing IAM Cost, Security, and Experience

On-Demand Webcast|1 hour

In today’s digital enterprises, identity-centered security is critical to reduce vulnerable attack surfaces, but implementation or rearchitecting efforts can be costly, burdensome to security teams, and create friction for users.

In this panel discussion, CISOs share their IAM implementation and maturation best practices and lessons learned along their journey, offering advice on:

• Next gen tech governing the identity and access lifecycle
• Metrics on the effectiveness of your IAM architecture  
• Engaging with impacted users on IAM modernization efforts
• Using IAM projects to drive organizational innovation

Join us for insights on creating effective, secure IAM practices that lay the groundwork for organizational agility and innovation.


Parham Eftekhari
Executive Vice President, 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.

Joe Raschke
Principal Solution Strategist

Joe Raschke is a Principal Solution Strategist with Saviynt who has spent most of his career across many vertical markets, including Manufacturing, Financial, Legal, and Healthcare. Joe has managed teams of people at companies ranging from regional firms to global enterprises to develop infrastructure, security, and compliance programs. Bringing insight into the mind of a CISO, Joe has implemented regulatory programs to address today’s complex compliance requirements, such as HIPAA/HITECH, SOX, CMMC, ISO 27001/2, and GDPR. In a CISO role at a global manufacturing company for five years, Joe saw the rise of Ransomware and a path forward to integrate Cybersecurity and how Identity centric solutions that can help mitigate risk, and build resilience.

Adam German
State of California – Controller’s Office