RH-ISAC Announces Speakers for Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit

Features Premier Retail & Hospitality Cybersecurity Leaders, Event Registration Now Open

June 27, 2019- Washington, DCThe Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today announced the first speakers for its Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit taking place September 24-25, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver, Colorado.

This unique event is tailored for strategic leaders and cybersecurity practitioners from both physical and online retailers, gaming properties, grocers, hotels, restaurants, consumer product manufacturers and cybersecurity industry partners. The conference offers the opportunity to exchange ideas among peers through collaborative discussions and practical cybersecurity talks. This year’s conference theme is “Protect as One.”

Speakers confirmed to present at Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit include:

  • Vanessa Aranda, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Gap
  • Brian Aschliman, Cybersecurity Director, Valvoline
  • Dave Baumgartner, CTO, FireEye
  • Kaleb Beasley, Cybersecurity Analyst, Dollar Tree, Inc.
  • Alex Belgard, Team Leader, Network & Security, Crutchfield Corporation
  • Brian Brotschi, Director, Symantec
  • Diane Brown, Sr. Director, IT Risk Mgmt., CISO, ULTA Beauty
  • Dave Estlick, CISO, Starbucks
  • R.T. Hatfield, Sr., Systems Engineer, The Home Depot
  • Micah Jackson, Dir., Information & Systems Security, Casey’s General Stores Inc.
  • Brett Johnson, Consultant, AngelPhish.com
  • Jeff Johnson, Director, Cyber Security Operations, AutoNation
  • Muktar Kelati, Dir., Intelligence Operations, RH-ISAC
  • Andy Kirkland, Mgr., Info Security, Starbucks
  • Paul Kurtz, Co-Founder & CEO, TruSTAR
  • Jonathan Renard, Manager, Technical Assessments, Security Risk Advisors
  • Alex Rice, CTO & Co-Founder, HackerOne
  • Ashley Tanner, Sr., Mgr., Cyber Threat Intelligence, PepsiCo
  • Derek Thomas, Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Target
  • Dan Woods, VP, Shape Intelligence Center, Shape Security

“The rise of online shopping and e-commerce makes us all susceptible to fraud, especially in the retail and hospitality sectors,” said Suzie Squier, president, RH-ISAC. “We are excited about the line-up of speakers that we have on the agenda for our summit. The sessions being presented will not only offer cyber-attack techniques, but guidelines on how we can make significant changes to improve the current state of threat intelligence and cybersecurity.”

The full conference agenda and information on how to register is available here.

About RH-ISAC
Formed in 2014 as the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center, the Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) operates as the trusted community for sharing sector-specific cyber security information and intelligence. The RH-ISAC connects information security teams at the strategic, operational and tactical levels to work together on issues and challenges, to share practices and insights, and to benchmark among each other – all with the goal of building better security for the retail and hospitality industries through collaboration. RH-ISAC currently serves retail, hotels, restaurants, gaming and other consumer-facing entities.

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