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Global Information Security Panel

Securing Your Applications, Business & Tech in 2023 and Beyond

Join six prominent InfoSec leaders from around the globe as they discuss the evolving security landscape, emerging threats and risk management strategies to help secure their organizations. Seize the chance to gain practical knowledge and explore ways to enhance your own security posture.The expert panelists will discuss:

  • What is the state of InfoSec and how is it evolving in regards to on-premise and cloud networks?
  • How can DevSec, AppSec, and InfoSec work better together to solve shared pains?
  • How will SaaS impact information security in 2023 and how should industry practitioners respond?
  • Are cybersecurity practices trumping compliance with standards and is that ever  acceptable?

Naomi Buckwalter, MS

Director of Product Security
Contrast Security

Naomi Buckwalter

Director of Product Security
Contrast Security

Naomi Buckwalter, CISSP, CISM, is the Director of Product Security for Contrast Security and author of the LinkedIn course: “Training today for tomorrow's solutions - Building the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals”. She is also the founder and Executive Director of Cybersecurity Gatebreakers Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to closing the demand gap in cybersecurity hiring. She has over 20 years' experience in IT and Security and has held roles in Software Engineering, Security Architecture, Security Engineering, and Security Executive Leadership. As a cybersecurity career adviser and mentor for people around the world, her passion is helping people, particularly women, get into cybersecurity. Naomi has two Masters degrees from Villanova University and a Bachelors of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Jasmin Azemović, PhD

CISO
Mistral

Jasmin Azemović

CISO
Mistral

Jasmin Azemovic is a university professor, author and CISO active in the database systems, information security, data privacy, forensic analysis, and fraud detection fields. His PhD degree was in modeling design and developing an environment for the preservation of privacy inside database systems. He is the author of many scientific research papers and two books: Writing T-SQL Queries for Beginners Using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Securing SQL Server 2012. He has been a Microsoft MVP (Data Platform) for the last 10 years and an information security consultant. He is an active speaker at many IT professional and community conferences.

Troy Fine

Director of Risk and Compliance
Drata

Troy Fine

Director of Risk and Compliance
Drata

As Drata’s Customer Success – Director in Cybersecurity Risk Management & Compliance, Troy Fine advises customers on building sound cybersecurity risk management programs while meeting security complaints requirements. Fine is a CPA, CISA, CISSP and CMMC provisional assessor and a registered practitioner, whose areas of expertise include GRC, SOC 2 audits, SOC 2+ examinations, CMMC, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance, HITRUST assessments, HIPAA assessments, ISO 27001 assessments and third-party risk management assessments. Before Drata, he served as senior manager of IT Risk Advisory Services at Schneider Downs.

Illyas Kooliyankal, MBA

Group CEO
CyberShelter

Illyas Kooliyanka

Group CEO
CyberShelter

Illyas Kooliyankal is a Cyber Security leader with multi decade of experience in pioneering & leading multimillion-dollar transformation programs across institutions, including banking and ISPs. He has laid the foundation of digital secure landscape for prioritizing continuous business growth. Currently he is the CISO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, one of the largest banks in UAE. His core ideology is to transform & institutionalize a cyber-secure culture for defending the bank against dynamic threat vectors. With his innovative approaches & proven experience with brilliant community services in the field of cybersecurity, earned him many awards, including CNME Middle East CISO 2021 and IDC Middle East CISO of the Year-2020. Illyas Kooliyankal is also a well-known speaker & writer. He has delivered keynote speeches at many international conferences and has penned down his unconventional & challenging prospective on cyber security through various blogs and magazines.

Richard Moore

CEO
CyberSix

Richard Moore

CEO
CyberSix

Mr. Moore began his career developing the foundation of his operational and technical skills during his 15 years of military service with the U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Community, concluding his military service as the Regimental Intelligence Chief, where he had the opportunity to provide military intelligence briefings to two US Presidents and many senior cabinet and military leaders. He continued his passion for protecting information and creating sound cyber risk practices when he transitioned to the private sector, as a consultant with KPMG providing security services for various public, private, and governmental institutions and subsequently assumed a senior leadership role with the Royal Bank of Scotland - Citizens Bank leading the institution’s regulatory and data protection programs. Prior to creating CyberSix, Mr. Moore served as the Managing Director of Global Cyber Risk Services at Alvarez and Marsal and the Chief Information Security Officer at New York Life Insurance Company. In these roles, he implemented an agile and transformational Information security program that fostered an integrated “Intelligence and Risk” culture and program, providing executive management with a business focused view of the company’s cyber risks landscape. As part of the “Intelligence and Risk” program, he was responsible for leading and collaborating with a group of cross functional executives in enhancing the company’s overall cyber and operational risk management capabilities. He was responsible for leading complex technical and operational mitigation efforts associated with the company’s threat landscape and regulatory matters. Mr. Moore has served on numerous industry and client advisory boards and has been an Adjunct Professor at Salve Regina University and at Northeastern University Graduate Information Assurance programs. In addition to his University lectures, Mr. Moore is frequently a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences and a contributing author of Information Security books and articles. He is the editor and author of the Cyber Intelligence – Driven Risk (CI-DR®) cybersecurity book. Mr. Moore earned a masters in information assurance from Norwich University. Currently, he sits on two academic advisory boards and few advisory boards for cybersecurity technologies.

Loris Gutic

CISO
Bright

Loris Gutic

CISO
Bright

Loris Gutic is the Global Chief Information Security Officer at Bright. As a corporate security polymath, Loris preaches and utilises a holistic tending to overall security posture. With over ten years of strategic and operative management of information security, physical security, data protection, fraud prevention and investigations, business continuity, crisis remediation, project management, outsourcing and vendor management, Loris practices layered approach focused on ensuring safe and secure enterprise. His skills were honed by establishing secure environments in various sectors, including finance, automotive, non-profit, IT and tech.

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