Security challenges could disrupt and slow innovation and migration to the cloud, but a security team with the right processes and tools in place can accelerate transformation. Join this expert panel for a wide-ranging discussion, including how to:
Innovate at the speed of transformation
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They are three CISOs from dramatically different organizations, but face very similar challenges in terms of securing connected devices, modernizing IT and OT, as well as recruiting and retaining skilled personnel. Attend this exclusive panel discussion for insights on:
Threats and threat actors
Lester Godsey is the Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer for Maricopa County, AZ, which is the fourth most populous county in the United States. With over 25 years of higher education and local government IT experience, Godsey has spoken at local, state, and national conferences on topics ranging from telecommunications to project management to cybersecurity and data. Godsey has taught at the collegiate level for over 12 years in the areas of technology, business, project management, and cybersecurity. The author of numerous trade journal and online magazine articles, he is CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and PMP (Project Management Professional) certified. He holds a BA in music and a MS in technology, both from Arizona State University.
GVP, Chief Strategic Advisor, Public SectorSplunk, Inc
Juliana Vida is the Chief Technical Advisor – Public Sector at Splunk, Inc. In this technology evangelist role she provides guidance, direction and thought leadership around Splunk’s data platform capabilities. She brings over 30 years of experience as an accomplished leader and IT professional. Prior to leaving government for industry, she retired after 24 years as a dual-warfare qualified Surface Warfare Officer and decorated Naval Aviator. Her top military awards include the Air Medal and Meritorious Service Medal. Her final years in uniform culminated in senior leadership roles in the Navy’s CIO organization, where she ultimately served as the Navy’s Deputy CIO in the Pentagon.
Juliana is a ’94 US Naval Academy grad, making her one of the first women to be legally permitted to serve in a combat role, which she did on two Navy warships and four squadrons as a helicopter pilot. She deployed five times, including Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM.
Prior to joining Splunk, Juliana was a Vice President in Gartner Executive Programs, leading a team of executive partners supporting federal government Chief Information Officers (CIO) and IT senior leaders. Both before Splunk and now, she continues several volunteer activities, including being a Board Director for AFCEA International and a member of the AFCEA International Cyber Committee, Special Advisor to the Washington Cyber Roundtable, a mentor for Women in Technology, and advisor to Naval Academy Alumni Association’s Greater Washington Chapter. In her free time she enjoys cooking, fitness, and doing crosswords and word puzzles of all kinds. She was also the winner on two major televised game shows – Wheel of Fortune and The Weakest Link.
Sr. Director, CISO, Global Information Services, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Patty Ryan serves as the Sr. Director, Chief Information Security Officer of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. Patty started at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics in April of 2018. Although Patty Ryan did not begin her career in security, in 2004 she was working at a financial services firm in the project management office and the CIO offered her the CISO role. With limited knowledge about security, she was required to leverage her problem-solving skills and strong business intelligence to lead a team of twenty security professionals. Since then, Ryan has held a number of different roles in security, working in finance, legal, and healthcare organizations.