Cyber Security & Privacy Summit 2020

July 16, 2020

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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.
• 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

Schedule in EDT


Open Networking


Opening Remarks


Emerging Threats – 2020 & Beyond


Matthew Sullivan, MBA, CAIA, CFE, Professor of CyberSecurity & Business, The College of Westchester


Kurt Watkins, Founder, Watkins Legal

Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft


Networking Break


David Blumberg, Founder & Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital


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

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

Jay Leek, Managing Partner, ClearSky Security


Wayne Unger, Founder & CEO, The Unger Firm LLC


Dan Armstrong, Chief Digital Officer, Customers Bank

Helen Beckschi , US Privacy Officer and Senior Compliance Manager, Wells Fargo

David Hale, Chief Privacy Officer & Deputy General Counsel, TD Ameritrade

Tess Macapinlac, CIPP/E, CIPM Privacy Counsel, OneTrust Vendorpedia


Networking Break


Connecting the dots between Security, Privacy, Risk, and Data teams can be extremely powerful. In this session, we’ll discuss how to best collaborate and cross-pollinate to provide maximum value to your organization. Through candid insights and war stories, we’ll share what has and hasn’t worked well, and the costs of not working together.

Presented by

Stephanie Mendolia, Associate Director, Cyber & Privacy, CrossCountry Consulting

Facilitated by

Chris Shull | MA, CISSP, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP, CISO, Salem Medical Center

Presented by

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


Networking Break

Presented by

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

Presented by

Orrie Dinstein, Global Chief Privacy Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.


Networking Break


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

Presented by

Scott N. Schober, President/CEO, Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc./Author/Cyber Expert


Networking Break


Quantum sensing, networking, encryption


Tommy Gardner, Ph.D., PE, Chief Technology Officer, HP Federal


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

Roger Grimes, Data Driven Security Evangelist, KnowBe4

Raj Badhwar, SVP, Chief Information Security Officer, Voya Financial


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


Brian McGowan, Sr. Director, IT Security & Compliance, Hasbro, Inc.

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

Ben Schwering, CISO, Premier, Inc.


Lunch Break


Phil Goldfeder, SVP, Public Affairs, Cross River Bank


Steve Bergman, General Manager, Risk and Cybersecurity Advisory Practice, RSA

Chris Shull | MA, CISSP, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP, CISO, Salem Medical Center

Stephanie Mendolia, Associate Director, Cyber & Privacy, CrossCountry Consulting

Dr. Chris Pierson, Founder & CEO, BLACKCLOAK


Scott N. Schober, President / CEO, Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc. / Author / Cyber Expert


William Malik, VP of Infrastructure Strategies, Trend Micro

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

Karl Weaver, Global Business Development Director,

David Lott, Payments Risk Expert, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta


Networking Break

Presented by

Dr. Chris Pierson, Founder & CEO, BLACKCLOAK

Presented by

Patrick Hannan, CIPP/E Third-Party Risk & InfoSec Consultant, OneTrust Vendorpedia


Networking Break




Diversity & Inclusion: A Strong Performance and Success Should be the Highlights of your CV

Presented by

MK Palmore, Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor, Retired FBI Executive & Enterprise Risk Leader


Networking Break


Joanna Fields, Principal, Aplomb Strategies


Ron Ford, Regional Cybersecurity Advisor - New England, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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

Cameron Over, Director, Cybersecurity, CrossCountry Consulting


Gabriel Gumbs, Chief Innovation Officer, Spirion

Gene Geddes, Principal Architect, Cybersecurity Solutions, World Wide Technology

Parveen Malik, VP Corporate Information Security – Global, State Street Corporation


Networking Break


Deidre Diamond, Founder & CEO, CyberSN


Dara A. Meath, Divisional Chief Information, Conair Corporation

Endre Jarraux Walls, Chief Information Security Officer, Customers Bank | BankMobile

Shelley Westman, Principal/Partner, EY


Lisa Lee, CRISC, CISSP, CISA, IAM, FTR , Chief Security Advisor - Global Financial Services Lead, Microsoft


Helen Patton, Chief Information Security Officer, The Ohio State University

Ann Barron DiCamillo, VP, Cyber Threat Intelligence and Response, American Express


Networking Break


Next Steps in Pandemic Responses for Security Leaders


Dan Lohrmann, Chief Strategist& Chief Security Officer (CSO), Security Mentor, Inc.


Adam Ford, Chief Information Security Officer, Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT)

Solomon Adote, CISO, State of Delaware

Deborah Blyth, CISO, State of Colorado


Networking Break


Confessions of a Hacker: How to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime

Presented by

Jeremiah Baker, Partner & Co-Founder, Bonin Ventures

U.S. Congressman Tom Graves, representing Georgia's 14th District


Virtual Networking Happy Hour

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

1 user/pass
Solution Providers $150
End Users Complimentary*
Discounted pricing on multiple passes available. Please contact your Opal Representative or for additional details.

*Subject to Opal Group’s verification and approval.

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