The embrace of SaaS and operating in multi-cloud environments creates an expansive and dynamic attack surface, making it difficult for security teams to maintain visibility into and understand risk levels. And with the protection of sensitive data now a shared responsibility between security teams and providers, CISOs have additional considerations and challenges to address.
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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.
With over two decades of experience in information security and endpoint forensics, Mitchell Bezzina is a technology executive known for leading high-impact teams, disrupting industries, and accelerating the growth of cybersecurity technologies. In 2018, Mitchell drove the creation of the Extended Detection and Response (XDR) category, releasing the first product in its name, Cortex XDR with related MxDR services. This continued into leading all marketing functions for the Palo Alto Networks Cloud-Delivered Security Services unit, accelerating adoption, and releasing innovative products in high-growth markets like IoT Security, Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), and Enterprise Data Loss Prevention (DLP). Mitchell’s technical foundations stem from his time as an expert witness in computer forensic and eDiscovery investigations, leading over 100 cases Australia. Converting technical concepts into practical terms has allowed him to gain insights into the evolving cybersecurity landscape with the goal of helping security teams streamline investigations and stay ahead of the curve.
Nick Bruno is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and SVP of IT at SHL, an organization focused on talent acquisition and talent management solutions. Nick is responsible for global information and cyber security, IT systems and services, and business continuity management. He has more than 18 years of experience establishing and leading global information security, cyber security and data protection programs for technology and healthcare cloud service providers. Nick also had held senior information security executive roles at SAI360, Monster Worldwide, Philips (HealthSuite digital platform), Continuum Managed Services along with others.
Nick is a business focused and technical security leader, building security programs as a critical business enabler across various industries and hosted cloud services. He holds a Master of Science in Network Security from Capitol College, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Operations Management \ Management Information Systems from Salem State College. He also holds C|CISO, CISSP-ISSAP, & CISM credentials along with serving on various advisory boards.
Ben is an information security professional who is equally comfortable leading IT and Information Security teams or doing security analysis/administration/forensics. His heavily technical background provides him with the ability to dive in when necessary and lead/mentor team members in technical problem solving and security architecture design.
He also has extensive experience in meeting regulatory requirements as a cloud provider and understands how to work with auditors and industry professionals to be successful. He has a passion for Cloud security in particular and has been dedicated to innovating in that space since 2001.