Accenture Announced as Title Sponsor for Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (RH-ISAC) Annual Summit in October

Accenture joins Target and P&G as a keynote speakers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2017                             

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Washington, DC — Retail and Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC), which houses the Retail ISAC, today announced Accenture as the title sponsor for the Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit in October.

Kelly Bissell, Managing Director of Accenture Security, will be the opening keynote speaker at the conference at a session titled, The True Cost of Cybercrime. Vikram Desai, Managing Director, Accenture Security will lead a breakout session titled, Driving Security Operations Efficiency Through Orchestration and Automation.

These speakers join other keynote speakers including Rich Agostino, senior vice president and CISO at Target, and Kostas Georgakopoulos, CISO at Procter & Gamble.

The Summit is Oct 3-4 in Chicago, register here:

The conference will also feature a Women in Cybersecurity panel as part of this year’s summit with panelists Deborah Dixon the SVP, Information Security & Risk at Best Buy Co., Roseann Larson the vice president and CISO at VF Corporation, and Lauren Dana Rosenblatt, the executive director and global head of Cyber Threat Management at Esteé Lauder Companies.

Other speakers highlights include:

  • Greg Alexander, VP, Global Security Advisor, The Priceline Group Inc.
  • Scott Howitt, SVP & CISO, MGM Resorts International
  • Becky Janutis, VP, Info. Security, Kohl’s
  • Grant Sewell, Mgr., Global Information Security, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
  • Adam Solomon, Associate, Hunton & Williams LLC
  • Don Yeager, New York Times Best-Selling Author
  • Carson Zimmerman, Author, Cybersecurity Engineer

View the full agenda:

The 2017 Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit will bring together 200 CISOs and their teams from the greater retail and consumer services industries – including restaurants, hospitality, gaming properties, convenience stores, consumer product manufacturers and more – to share best practices, gain insights and, most importantly, network with other information security professionals to build trust.

The agenda addresses the key challenges and issues of strategic retail leaders and tactical practitioners,” Suzie Squier, Executive Director of the RH-ISAC said.

The RH-ISAC is the trusted cybersecurity community for retailers, consumer product manufacturers, grocers, hotels, restaurants, and cybersecurity industry partners worldwide.

More Information on the 2017 Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit:


 The RH-ISAC is the trusted cybersecurity community for retailers, consumer products, grocers, hotels, gaming, restaurants, and cybersecurity industry partners worldwide. The RH-ISAC supports its member base, representing over $1 Trillion in annual revenue, by serving as the conduit for collaboration, threat and best practice sharing, and cooperation. Through building and sustaining valuable programs, partnerships, products and opportunities, the RH-ISAC enables its members to grow their trust-based relationships, strategic knowledge and tactical capabilities. For more information on RH-ISAC membership and benefits visit us at our home page

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