Black Hat CISO Summit — July 25, 2017


07:30 – 15:00 CISO Summit VIP Registration | Four Seasons Ballroom Foyer, Four Seasons
07:30 – 08:55 Breakfast
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome
  • Jeff Moss, Founder, Black Hat, DEF CON
  • Steve Wylie, General Manager, Black Hat
09:15 – 10:00 Keynote: Tomorrow's Computing Challenges
Getting proactive about security means understanding the future. In this keynote session, Michael Chertoff looks at the future of computing and business, offering insight on where the security challenge may be going and setting the stage for the day's discussions.
  • Michael Chertoff, Chairman and Co-Founder of the Chertoff Group; Former Secretary of Homeland Security
10:00 – 10:50 Researcher Panel: Emerging Practices for Proactive Security + Discussion
In this panel session, top security researchers offer a look at some of the next-generation methods for practicing proactive security, including threat hunting, deception, Dark Web research, and building a bug bounty program. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss ways that enterprises can use security research to get ahead of potential threats and compromises.
10:50 – 11:10 Networking Break
11:10 – 11:50 The Future of Cybersecurity Policy in a Post-Trump America
To build a more proactive IT security environment, enterprise security executives will need insight on tomorrow's legal and regulatory landscape. In this panel session, top political and legal experts offer a look at future legislation on cyberspace, including potential changes in attitude toward wiretapping and "hacking back."
12:00 – 13:25 Networking Lunch
13:40 – 14:10 The Russians Are Coming! Or Are They?
In recent months, the Russian government has been accused of everything from hacking the U.S. presidential election to hacking millions of Yahoo accounts. In this panel discussion, top experts offer a look at what the Russians – and other state-sponsored cyber attack groups – are actually doing, and what U.S.-based enterprises should be doing to protect themselves.
14:10 – 15:00 CISO Panel: Strategies for Getting Ahead of Security Challenges
To be successful, today's CISO must understand future threats and potential compromises and build a plan for preventing or managing them. In this panel discussion, top CISOs offer a look at their strategies for assessing threats, managing incidents, and measuring risk to the business. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with their peers and top security experts to discuss best practices for getting ahead of the IT security challenge, including threat assessment, predictive threat analysis and incident response planning.
15:00 – 15:20 Networking Break
15:20 – 15:50 Proactive Solutions to the IT Staffing Challenge
One of the greatest challenges that CISOs face is the increasing shortage of skilled IT security professionals. In this session, a top expert offers insight on the future of IT security staffing, and offers recommendations on how enterprises can make the best use of available internal staff and outsourcing services.
15:50 – 16:30 IT Security: What to Expect In the Coming Year
A top expert will close out the day's discussions by offering insight into security's most immediate challenges, including cloud security and the Internet of Things. This session will offer attendees some "marching orders" for immediate changes that must be made in IT security policy and technology.
16:30 – 16:55 Black Hat USA Briefings Preview
16:55 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
17:00 – 18:00 Reception