Cyber Security & Privacy Summit 2020

July 16, 2020

41 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.
• 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 May 29, 2020


Open Networking


Opening Remarks


Emerging Threats – 2020 & Beyond


Kurt Watkins, Partner, MG Miller

Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft


Networking Break


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

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


Dan Armstrong, Chief Digital Officer, Customers Bank

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


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


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

Roger Grimes, Data Driven Security Evangelist, KnowBe4

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


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


Lunch Break


Karen Davis, Business Group, CIO and Vice President, Research Computing, RTI International

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


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


Networking Break


Dr. Chris Pierson, Founder & CEO, BLACKCLOAK


Networking Break


Networking Break


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


Networking Break


Dara A. Meath, Divisional Chief Information, Conair Corporation


Chris Shull, CISO, Salem Medical Center


Networking Break


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.

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