International Conference | Locking the Cyber Security Door: What Private Board Members Should DO NOW

    November 01, 2017
    1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Bank of America N.A.
    135 S. La Salle Street
    Chicago, IL 60603
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    Overview

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on November 1st for an International Conference for Private Company Executives and Board Directors Locking the Cyber Security Door: What Private Board Members Should DO NOW.

    Program

    1:00-1:15 PM   Welcome Remarks and Conference Overview  
        Kenneth B. Hoganson, Founder and Chairman, The Private Directors Association, an international, independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing boardroom practices and leadership in private corporations—corporate, ESOPs, family-owned, partnerships, private equity portfolio companies, and start-ups/venture capital financed—at all levels of revenue generation.      
             
    1:15-1:45 PM   Opening Remarks  
        Rear Admiral Mary Landry, a NACD Board Leadership Fellow with a CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight. She is an Independent Corporate Director serving on the boards of United Services Automobile Association (USAA) and SCORE. Admiral Landry has over 35 years of managing crises effectively, including her time as: the Federal On Scene Coordinator for the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico casualty and oil spill; Commander in the Port of Boston during 9/11; and weathering Super Storm Sandy, the H1/N1 Pandemic, the Ebola outbreak, and other national events during her time with the Department of Homeland Security.  
             
    1:45-2:30 PM   SESSION ONE—The Board View: Cyber Basics & Building a Cyber Security Culture  
        Eileen Kamerick, a NACD Leadership Fellow and SEC Financial Expert who earned an MBA, with honors, in Finance and International Business and a JD from The University of Chicago. She teaches corporate governance and finance at leading universities. Eileen is featured in The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors. Directors and Boards named her as a 2016 Director to Watch. In addition to private/nonprofit corporate boards, Eileen is a Board Director for Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE), Legg-Mason Closed End Mutual Funds (NYSE), and Hochschild Mining plc (LSE).    
             
        Mark Trembacki, a CPA and NACD Governance Fellow, CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, MBA in Finance from The University of Chicago, and a Cyber Security Management Graduate Certificate in 2017 from University of Virginia. He is the founder of Risk Management Levers, Inc., a firm focused on assisting companies with risk management (cyber security, enterprise risk management (ERM), liquidity, operational, fiduciary, market, and reputational), M&A integration, and global change management…in addition to teaching Enterprise Risk Management in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Masters in Finance program.  
             
       
    Dottie Schindlinger, is VP and Governance Technology Evangelist of Diligent Corporation, the leading provider of secure corporate board communication and collaboration software used by over 340,000 directors and executives globally. In her role, Dottie provides thought leadership on governance, cybersecurity, and technology topics through a variety of publications and conference presentations around the globe. For example, her recent collaboration with NYSE Governance Services on their research report, “The Price of Convenience: Communications, Cyber Risk, and Cybersecurity Practices of Corporate Boards,” has been featured this year in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and multiple industry publications including CSO Online, Dark Reading, and BankNews. Dottie brings over twenty years’ experience in governance-related roles, including as a director, officer, committee chair, senior executive, governance consultant and trainer for private, public, and nonprofit boards. In 2005, she helped to launch BoardEffect a board management software provider focused on nonprofit boards, acquired by Diligent in late 2016 which she helped build from a four-person start-up to an industry leader serving over 120,000 directors and executives.
     
             
        Jeff Welgan, Moderator, a cyber expert who regularly briefs and trains senior leaders, including Board of Directors, CXOs, and other senior executives on governing and managing cyber risk. Jeff’s cyber expertise is rooted in supporting the US Intelligence Community. He has led and managed a cyber threat intelligence capability at Booz Allen Hamilton, focusing primarily on specialized cyber threat studies for Fortune 100 commercial clients and for government agencies, including the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Cyber Command, and more.  
             
     2:30-3:00 PM   SESSION TWO—Risk Transfer: Trends That Could Protect Your Firm’s Asset  
        Stephanie Snyder, a Senior Vice President for Aon’s Professional Risk Solutions Cyber Insurance, Stephanie has been working with cybercrime exposures for corporate clients since she first started in the business with Marsh over 15 years ago. She's a thought leader on managing emerging areas of cyber risk.  
             
        Sandy Garfinkel, a business litigator and the chair of Eckert Seamans Data Security & Privacy Group, is a nationally regarded authority on data security and privacy matters across a variety of industries and sectors. He has a BA from Emory University and a JD from Duquesne University School of Law. Sandy is the Board President of WYEP Pittsburgh, an independent public radio station and media organization, and was selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.  
             
        Dr. Morton N. Lane, Moderator, is the Founder of Lane Financial LLC where he offers advice on the securitization of (re)insurance risk and catastrophe risk portfolio management. He was actively involved in the original development of the insurance linked securities (ILS) market. Dr. Lane also directs a major Masters program at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.  
             
    3:00-3:30 PM   Networking Break    
             
    3:30-5:00 PM   SESSION THREE—Data Breach: Building Resilience
    Part A: Public/Private Interference—The Role of Law Enforcement 
     
        Dan Wierzbicki, a Supervisory Special Agent for FBI Chicago’s Criminal & National Security Cyber Investigations, started in their Washington Field Office investigating criminal cyber intrusions. In 2011, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent investigating National Security intrusions across the U.S. and, shortly after, was promoted to Unit Chief of the National Security at FBI Headquarters.  
             
        Chris Veatch, the Chief of the National Security and Cybercrimes Section within the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, is responsible for overseeing counterterrorism, counterespionage, export control/counter proliferation, and cybercrime matters. Chris is also the office’s Crisis Management Coordinator. Prior to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Chris was a staff attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement in Chicago. Previously he was a police officer in Indiana.    
             
        Ken Mendelson, Moderator for Part A and Panelist for Part B, is a Managing Director in Stroz Friedberg’s Washington, DC, office. Ken manages a variety of digital forensics, electronic discovery, information security assessment and data breach engagements. He’s a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) & a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. from Boston University College of Communication, & a J.D. from Boston University Law School.  
       
    Jeff Welgan, Moderator for Part B, is a cyber expert who regularly briefs and trains senior leaders, including Board of Directors, CXOs, and other senior executives on governing and managing cyber risk. Jeff’s cyber expertise is rooted in supporting the U.S. Intelligence Community. He has led and managed a cyber threat intelligence capability at Booz Allen Hamilton, focusing primarily on specialized cyber threat studies for Fortune 100 commercial clients and for government agencies, including the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Cyber Command, and more.
     
             
        Part B: Responding to Data BreachA Mock Scenario Exercise
    Joined by Rear Admiral Mary Landry, Ken Mendelson, & Jeff Welgan (Moderator)
        Siobhan Gorman, a Director, Cybersecurity and Privacy for Brunswick Group LLC, she specializes in breach preparedness, breach crisis response, and thought leadership initiatives in the cybersecurity arena. She has worked on confidential cybersecurity breaches, as well as preparedness projects, in the airline, automotive, and retail sectors, and public affairs and reputational projects in financial sector.  
             
        Steve Bunnell, co-chair of O’Melveny’s Data Security and Privacy Practice & a former General Counsel of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) & former Chief of the Criminal Division at the US Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC, Steve’s practice spans many of the most pressing issues facing businesses today, including cybersecurity and privacy, criminal antitrust, money laundering and financial institutions fraud, securities fraud, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.  
             
    5:00-6:15 PM   Wrap-up Remarks followed by Networking and Cocktails
             
    6:15-8:30 PM   Dinner and Keynote Speaker James C. Trainor 
        Jim Trainor recently joined Aon plc as Senior Vice President in its Cyber Solutions Group after a distinguished 20-year career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation where he was the FBI’s highest-ranking cyber expert and led the Cyber Division at FBI headquarters. He devised strategies to combat ransomware and additional emerging forms of cybercrime; spearheaded major high-profile investigations; and managed numerous incidents at the nexus of cybercrime and national security. In his last role, Jim led the team that developed and implemented the FBI’s national strategy to combat cybercrime.  

     

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