Cyber Security & Privacy Summit 2020

Newport Marriott, Newport, RI
July 22, 2020 - July 24, 2020

108 days left

Opal’s Cyber Security + Privacy Summit brings together professionals with varied viewpoints on cybersecurity & privacy issues. Hear from experts, learn about trends and discuss actionable solutions.

The intention of this event is to support the continuing evolution of cyber defenses for businesses and organizations that drive our economy and our communities.

Now, more than ever, there is an abundance of information and technology assets to defend than ever before, while at the same time there are greater privacy concerns and threats have become more sophisticated.

Those attending most likely understand the scope of the cyber security & privacy issues being faced by now. We’ve chosen speakers who grasp current threats and will provide takeaways and actionable strategies you can use today. We hope you will leave feeling empowered and eager to bring that energy back to your colleagues to bolster a sense of confidence for tackling this monumental 21st century challenge.

This event is a collaboration, which includes contributions from our speakers and vital support from our sponsors. Please take time to visit with them.

Why Attend:
• Learn from respected security experts from around the world on how to protect your business from cyber attacks during
panels & round table discussions.
• Evaluate demonstrations from top solution providers that can best protect your enterprise from the latest threats.
• Engage, Network, Socialize & Share with fellow powerful business leaders, C-Suite executives & professionals.
• Opal’s Cyber Security Summit maintains an intimate, non-trade show like environment set within a luxury venue.
• Cyber Crime is one of the fastest growing threats to businesses. Make plans to secure your critical infrastructure.

To request our current agenda, participant list and sponsors

Speaker List Current as of April 3, 2020


Sailing Excursion

Space is limited, separate registration is required.


Exhibit Setup




Opening Remarks


Standalone / Keynote Session


Standalone / Keynote Session

Gregory Wilshusen, Director of Information Security Issues, Government Accountability Office, US


Emerging Threats – 2020 & Beyond

Gene Geddes, Chief Scientist, Cybersecurity Solutions, World Wide Technology

Anthony Torntore, Assistant United States Attorney, District of New Jersey

Kurt Watkins, Partner, MG Miller


Welcome Reception


Continental Breakfast


Standalone / Keynote Session


Leveraging AI for Cybersecurity


Jeff Crume, PhD, CISSP, ISSAP, Distinguished Engineer, CTO IBM Security - North America , IBM Master Inventor, Academy of Technology Member


Investing in Cyber Security


Shaul Eyal, Managing Director- Equity Research, Oppenheimer & Co.

Ben Schwering, CISO, Premier, Inc.

Dmitriy Sokolovskiy, Chief Information Security Officer, Avid Technology Inc.


Identity & Privacy


Dan Armstrong, Chief Digital Officer, Customers Bank

Wayne Unger, Founder & CEO, The Unger Firm LLC


Networking Break


Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Quantum Computing


Tommy Gardner, Chief Technology Officer, HP Federal

Roger Grimes, Data Driven Security Evangelist, KnowBe4

Mark Jackson, Scientific Lead of Business Development, Cambridge Quantum Computing

Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft


Governance, Risk, Regulations & Compliance


Bill Wilkins, Chief Risk and Predictive Analytics Officer, Safety National




Mobile & IoT Security & Privacy Protection


Norma Krayem ,Vice President, Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy &
Digital Innovation Practice Group, Van Scoyoc Associates


Incident Response Plans


Terra Carnrike-Granata, Senior Vice President and Director of Information Security, NBT Bancorp

Gregory Wilshusen, Director of Information Security Issues, Government Accountability Office, US

Ron Ford, CISM, MSIA, Regional Cybersecurity Advisor - New
England, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency


How to Win Friends and Influence Stakeholders


Patrick Benoit, VP & Global Business Information Security Officer, CBRE, CBRE Digital & Technology Global Cyber Security Office


Hala V. Furst, Director, Cybersecurity and Innovation, Office of Partnership and Engagement, Department of Homeland Security

Dan Gortze, Chief Information Security Officer, MIB Group, Inc.


Standalone / Keynote Session


Networking Break


Vendor Management & Integration


How Organizational Culture is the Foundation of Good Policy
and Procurement Decisions

Hala V. Furst, Director, Cybersecurity and Innovation, Office of Partnership and Engagement, Department of Homeland Security


Standalone / Keynote Session


Networking Cocktail Reception


Women in Technology Breakfast Panel (all are welcome)


Standalone / Keynote Session


Standalone / Keynote Session

9:45 AM

Closing the Skills Gap & Workforce Challenges – Building the
Workforce of the Future


Privacy & Security in the Cloud


Chris Shull, CISO, Salem Medical Center


Key Takeaways


Summit Concludes

Newport Marriott
25 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-1000

Rooms Rates
Room $349
Exclusive of 13% tax & $1.00 Newport Tourism Assessment per night Friday night (July 24), is subject to availability at a higher rate (currently $499++).

• Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
• Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.
• Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
• The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.

Registration Pricing

Early bird Rate II (expires 5/15/20) Standard
Standard $1,795 $1,995
Government $595 $795
End User $595 $795

*Subject to Opal Group’s verification and approval. Limited number of complimentary passes are available.Only individuals who are solely investing on their own behalf can be verified for a complimentary pass. Solution Providers or Fund Providers to 3rd parties will not be able to receive complimentary access. As investment portfolios/strategies are constantly changing, we reserve the right to re- verify past delegates for future complimentary passes.

Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898
  • Navigating the Cyber Security Landscape: Today & Beyond
  • Investing in Cyber Security
  • Identity & Privacy
  • Machine Learning & AI
  • Hackers & Threats
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Mobile & IoT Security
  • Application Security & DevOps
  • Phishing
  • And more!
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Chief Security Officers (CSOs)
  • Chief Information Risk Officers (CIROs)
  • Chief Technology Officer s (CTOs)
  • Chief Privacy Officers (CPOs)
  • Privacy Professionals
  • Security Professionals
  • Attorneys
  • Academics
  • Technologists
  • Policymakers
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Security Leaders
  • Risk Leaders
  • BCM/DR Leaders
  • IT Governance Leaders
  • Application Leaders
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Security Architects
  • Engineers & Developers
  • Consultants
  • Service Providers
  • Investors
  • VC/PE firms