Event Schedule

Thursday, October 26th


7:00 am-9:00 am Breakfast/Showcase Vendor Setup

7:00 am-4:00 pm Check-In/Information Desk Open

9:00 am-4:00 pm Solutions Showcase is Open

9:00 am-9:45 am Opening Keynote Jim Motes CISO of Ryan

10:00 am-10:45 am Elliot Lewis Co-Founder & CEO of Keyavi

11:00 am-11:30 am Ravi Mani CISO of Quest Diagnostics

11:45 am-12:15 pm Janet Heins CISO of ChenMed

12:15 pm-1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm-2:00 pm InfoSec Innovators Showcase

2:00 pm-2:30 pm Lester Godsey CISO of Maricopa County

2:45 pm-3:30 pm Raj Badhwar CISO of Jacobs Engineering

3:30 pm-4:30 pm CISO Roundtable 1/Coffee Break + Showcase

4:45 pm-5:30 pm Yaron Levi CISO of Dolby Laboratories

5:45 pm-6:45 pm CISO Expert Panel

6:45 pm-7:00 pm ThreatLocker Presentation

7:00 pm-8:30 pm Cocktail Hour/Showcase

8:30 pm-10:00 pm VIP Dinner



Friday, October 27th


8:00 am-4:00 pm Check-In/Information Desk Open

8:00 am-9:00am  Breakfast

9:00 am-4:00 pm Solutions Showcase is Open

9:00 am – 9:45 am Opening Keynote Raymond Umerley CISO of Coveware

10:00 am-10:45 am Platinum Sponsor Speaker

11:00 am-11:30 am Gary Gooden CISO at Large

11:45 am-12:15 pm Rick Doten CISO of Carolina Complete Health

12:15 pm-1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm-2:15 pm InfoSec Innovators Showcase

2:15 pm-2:45 pm Dan Anderson vCISO of Mark V Security

3:00 pm-4:00 pm CISO Roundtable 2/Coffee Break + Showcase

4:15 pm-4:45 pm Randy Raw CISO of Veterans Home Loans

5:00 pm-6:00 pm CISO EXPERT PANEL

6:00 pm-6:15 pm 2nd Cocktail Hour presentation

6:15 pm-8:00 pm Cocktail Hour/Showcase


Subject to change at any time.


Roundtable topics hosted by globally recognized CISOs:
Best Practices in DevSecOps 
Challenges and Solutions to Securing IoT
Compliance in a Rapidly Evolving Regulatory Ecosystem
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Dealing with Cybersecurity Guidance for Boards
Defending Against Supply Chain Vendor Risk
Diversity & Inclusion in Cyber
Insider Risk Management & Mitigation
Maintaining Compliance with a Tight Security Budget
Managing Third-Party Cybersecurity Vendor Risk
OT Cybersecurity
Ransomware Resilience & Preparedness
Real Zero-Trust Implementation
Responsible/Ethical Use of Data, A.I. and Machine Learning
SEC Rules: Reporting and Requirements
Securing Cloud Infrastructure
Securing the A.I. Revolution
SOAR Solutions That Actually Work
Talent Development & Retention

Call for CISO speakers, panelists and round table leaders for 2024

CyberDefenseCon 2024 formally announces a call for speaker proposals to present to our Top Global CISO audience for this conference, taking place October 25 - 26, 2024 in The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, Florida, USA. Speakers should be willing to lead CISO roundtable sessions during the conference, as well as participate in CISO panel discussions, if so requested.  Click here to fill out the call for speakers form.

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