2:00 PM ET

How IT Risk Translates into Enterprise Risk

Live Webcast|1 Hour

How IT risk translates into enterprise risk, and how we tie the two together. 

  • What is IT risk? How has the definition shifted over the years as it relates to overall enterprise risk?
  • What are key drivers of IT risk on a business today?
  • How do you quantify and communicate IT risk in a tangible way? Why IT should be seen as an enabler, rather than as a cost.
  • What is the best approach to manage IT investment and be successful when it comes to risk management.
  • How can technology play a role in identifying and measuring business risk and allowing companies to pivot and be more responsive?



Erik Gaston

VP Global Executive Engagement


Erik Gaston oversees all Global Executive Engagement in the Global Sales organization at Tanium. A CIO / CTO by trade, he has spent most of his career as a C-level executive leading enterprise technology organizations in the space of modernization, full stack observability and digital / cloud transformation across a host of industries including Financial Services, Global Trade/ Supply Chain, and e-Commerce. Erik joined Tanium in November of 2021 initially as the CIO for Financial Services, a position he still holds, and was soon after asked to lead the Global Executive Engagement Team. Erik partners with our global customers and prospect organizations to drive platform visibility, enterprise maturity and security solutions at scale...he is a passionate learner, coach and business partner for Tanium customers. Erik is bi-lingual German English, is a member of the NJ Society for Information Management (NJSIM) and is also on the Advisory Board at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is a guest lecturer at the University.


Steve Neiers

CISO, Retired


teve recently retired as the CISO at Chevron where he spent 33 years, starting with a variety of technical geophysical roles, and then moving into leadership positions including managing Chevron’s global network, managing Chevron’s end user computing environment, and in 2014 assumed the role of CISO. He is a founding board member of the Oil and Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Committee and has been an active participant with the CEB Information Risk Leadership Council and Information Risk Management Research Board. Steve was also co-chair of the Houston CISO Executive Summit and a member of the Engineering Advisory Board for Houston Baptist. He is a staunch supporter of cross-industry cybersecurity collaboration in an effort to stay ahead of threat actors.


Bill Brenner

VP, Content

CyberRisk Alliance

Bill Brenner is VP of Content Strategy at CyberRisk Alliance -- an InfoSec content strategist, researcher, director, tech writer, blogger and community builder. He was formerly director of research at IANS, senior writer/content strategist at Sophos, senior tech writer for Akamai Technology's Security Intelligence Research Team (Akamai SIRT), managing editor for CSOonline.com and senior writer for SearchSecurity.com.