Call for Speakers Open for 2019 Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit

Premier Event for Retail & Hospitality Cybersecurity Leaders & Practitioners

 March 22, 2019- Washington, DCThe Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today announced that the call for speakers is now open 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.”

Interested speakers are invited to propose a session that covers a wide range of subject matter, including best practice discussions, current threats or cybersecurity challenges, game-changing technologies, or other top of mind issues for cybersecurity professionals.

Suggested topics include:

  • Building a Threat Intelligence Program
  • Incident Response Planning
  • Orchestration and Automation
  • The Intersection of Fraud and Security
  • Risk Management on a global scale
  • Spotlight on a trending or emerging threat to retail
  • Diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity
  • Insider Threats to security and data protection
  • Phishing and business email compromise
  • Patch management and third-party security

The Call for Speakers submission form can be found here.  The early submission deadline is March 26, 2019. All submissions must be in by April 26, 2019. Selected speakers will be notified by the end of May.


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.

Please contact [email protected] for any questions on submissions.

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