2:00 PM ET

How CISOs Manage Supply Chain Risk

Live Webcast|1 hour

Managing the scope and complexity of third-party relationships can be a highly manual, time-consuming task for many security teams, and even after this effort effectively mitigating supply chain vulnerabilities remains one of the greatest threats to an organization’s security. In this panel discussion, security leaders share current approaches, challenges, and best practices to improve their supply chain strategy.  

Join for insights on:  

  • Improving visibility of third- and fourth-party security practices  
  • Adjusting your risk classifications after the discovery of security weaknesses  
  • Strategizing the scope of efforts to remediate third-party vulnerabilities


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.