March 13 2024


Malcom HarkinsMalcolm Harkins

Malcolm Harkins is the Chief Security and Trust Officer at HiddenLayer. In this role he reports to the CEO and is responsible for enabling business growth through trusted infrastructure, systems, and business processes. Malcolm is also responsible for peer outreach activities to drive improvement across the world in the understanding of cyber risks as well as best practices to manage and mitigate those risks. He is also an independent board member and advisor to several organizations and CISO Ambassador for Reveald. He enjoys being an executive coach to CISOs and others in a wide variety of information risk roles. Key areas of focus include the ethics around technology risk, social responsibility, total cost of controls, public policy, and driving more industry accountability.
Previously Malcolm was the Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance. Malcolm was also previously Vice President and Chief Security and Privacy Officer (CSPO) at Intel Corporation. In that role Malcolm was responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security, and other related compliance activities for all of Intel’s information assets, products, and services.

Before becoming Intel’s first CSPO he was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Over Malcolm’s 24 years with Intel, he also held roles in finance, procurement, and various business operations. He managed IT benchmarking initiatives and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; was the profit and loss manager for the Flash Product Group; was the general manager of Enterprise Capabilities, responsible for the delivery and support of Intel’s Finance and HR systems; and he helped create an Intel business venture focusing on e-commerce hosting in the late 90’s.
Malcolm previously taught at the CIO institute at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and was an adjunct faculty member at Susquehanna University in 2009. In 2010, he received the RSA Conference Excellence in the Field of Security Practices Award. He was recognized by Computerworld as one of the Premier 100 Information Technology Leaders for 2012. (ISC)2 recognized Malcolm in 2012 with the Information Security Leadership Award. In September 2013, Malcolm was recognized as one of the Top 10 Breakaway Leaders at the Global CISO Executive Summit. In November 2015, he received the Security Advisor Alliance Excellence in Innovation Award. In 2023 he received the Cyber Defense Magazine award for the top Chief Security Officer. He is a Fellow with the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a non-partisan think-tank providing on cybersecurity to the House, Senate, and a variety of federal agencies. Malcolm is a sought-after speaker for industry events. He has authored many white papers and in December 2012 published his first book, Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable®. He also was a contributing author to Introduction to IT Privacy, published in 2014 by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. The 2nd edition of Malcolm’s book, Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable®, was published in August of 2016. Malcolm has testified before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on the “Promises and Perils of Emerging Technology for Cybersecurity”. He has also testified at the Federal Trade Commission hearings on data security. In 2023 Malcolm was a member of a task force led by the Center for Strategic International Studies to provide strategic direction and leadership for CISA’s evolving mission to protect the federal government.
Malcolm is on the board of directors for TrustMAPP, Cyvatar, and the Cyber Risk Alliance.
Malcolm received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Irvine and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of California at Davis.

Christian SorensenChristian Sorensen

Christian is an econometrician and former Air Force Cyber Warfare Officer with over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity. During his time at USCYBERCOM and the Pentagon, he helped design, architect, fund and implement the over 6,000 strong United States Cyber Mission Forces and also led an international cyber warfare team for Operation Enduring Freedom. He founded SightGain in 2016 and is currently serving in the role of Chief Risk Officer. Christian holds a BS in Operations Research from the U.S. Air Force Academy, an MS in Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Rich LindbergRich Lindberg

Rich Lindberg is a technologically capable, results-driven, and seasoned leader with 25 years of security experience in U.S. Defense, Civil Government, Fortune 50, and other industries. He provides expertise in efficient implementation of security solutions for technical, organizational, and GRC challenges. Rich has an extensive diverse background with technical execution, consulting, presentation, and leadership skills.

Richard GreenbergRichard Greenberg

Richard Greenberg, CISSP is a well-known Cyber Security Leader and Evangelist, CISO, Advisor, and speaker.
Richard brings over 30 years of management experience and has been a strategic and thought leader in IT and Information Security. His Project Management, Security Management and Operations, Policy, and Compliance experience has helped shape his broad perspective on creating and implementing Information Security Programs.
Richard has been a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for 15 years, Director of Surveillance and Information Systems, Chief of Security Operations, Director of IT, and Project Manager for various companies and agencies in the private and public sectors.
You may have heard Richard’s interview as a Cyber Security expert on Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy podcast:
Richard is the Founder and CEO of Security Advisors LLC, which offers fully-managed security assessments and network and software penetration testing services that allows organizations to continuously assess their internal and external cyber risk posture, and helps companies with compliance issues. He is also the CEO of Layer 8 Masters, which has been putting on the content-rich Planet Cyber Sec conferences and CISO-CIO Forums.

Richard is an Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Distinguished Fellow, one of only 64 worldwide, and has received their Honor Roll designation (only 55 worldwide). He has also been selected as a finalist for both the (ISC)2 Americas Information Security Leadership Award in the Senior Information Security Professional category and the Los Angeles Business Journal CIO of the Year in Security.
Richard has served on the OWASP Global Board of Directors, leads the OWASP LA Chapter, and has been Co-Chair of the highly successful AppSec California conferences. Richard also is President of the Information Systems Security Association Los Angeles Chapter and is Chair of their widely recognized annual Security Summit and CISO Forum.
Richard is dedicated to diversity in our field. He started and chairs the annual Women in Security Forum, and supports creating a more open and welcome community. Richard’s reach in the Southern California region is extensive. He has worked diligently to bring together the various Southern California IT and InfoSec organizations to enhance their collaboration efforts, to help reach new IT and InfoSec professionals.
Richard has been a published author and has spoken worldwide on Information Security, individually and on panels.

Nemi GeorgeNemi George

Nemi is currently Vice President, IT & Information Security Officer (CISO) at Pacific Dental Services a National Dental Support Organization. Prior to PDS, Nemi worked with Vodafone Global Enterprise (UK) for over 9 years as Head of Compliance, Security & Risk (CSR) and Managed Mobility (Enterprise Operations) and held a number of roles across architecture, information security, managed service operations, and compliance security & risk. Nemi is the current President of ISACA Orange County. Nemi also serves as an Executive Consultant helping businesses strike the right balance between managing Information Security risks and implementing additional security controls. He is an accomplished speaker and blogger.

Sasha PereiraSasha Pereira

Sasha has 24 years of experience in building stellar teams in Infrastructure and Security. She is responsible for the Infrastructure and Security strategy, planning and execution at Wash Multifamily Laundry Systems. Sasha serves as a governing board member for the Evanta Southern California CISO Community.
She has a Masters in Computer Science from USC and is an active member with Shane’s Inspiration that helps build accessible playgrounds supporting inclusive play.

Lisa JiggettsLisa Jiggetts

Lisa is an Air Force veteran that has over 20 years of technology and cybersecurity experience, currently serving as Director of Enterprise IT and Cybersecurity Solutions at NucoreVision (NVI), where she plays a pivotal role in shaping the technological framework of organizations by leading the development and maintenance of enterprise architecture, aligning IT infrastructure with business goals, and ensuring robust cybersecurity measures. She does this by collaborating with various departments, managing budget and resources, and fostering teams of IT professionals. She also manages vendor relationships, oversees multiple IT projects, and ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Lisa is also the Founder of the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC), a nonprofit dedicated to providing women with the resources and support required to enter and advance as a cybersecurity professional.

Genevieve McGintyGenevieve McGinty

Ms. McGinty has been in the Information Technology and Cyber Security industry for over 22 years.
She is currently working for Hoag Hospital, a recognized high performing hospital in the range County area as a Cyber Security Operations Manager. She is responsible for leading a team of cyber analysts and a MSSP focusing on protecting, defending, and continuous monitoring Hoag’s crown jewels.
Over the course of her career, she has helped many organizations with penetration testing, threat hunting and computer forensic investigations involving criminal and civil litigation.
Recently she created another company that offers Cyber Security Solutions here is our mission statement: At Intelligent Computer Forensics, Inc., our mission is to empower organizations with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate the complex landscape of digital security and compliance. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in forensics, compliance, and penetration testing services, table-top exercise, dark web investigations etc…ensuring the protection and integrity of digital assets in an ever-evolving digital world.

Genevieve McGinty is strongly involved in her local community and is a member of the following professional organizations. Her dedication to the cyber security industry is evident by her actions and commitment to stay involved and being recognized as a subject matter expert. Ms. McGinty was a past Director for Women in eDiscovery (WiE), has provided several presentations to the following organizations, ISSA, Boeing, WiE, Guidance Software Panel discussion, ELN Panel Discussion, as well as corporations and bar associations.

Elnaz BayazianElnaz Bayazian

Elnaz brings to the table over 18 years of distinguished experience spearheading organization-wide initiatives, exerting influence at the highest echelons of leadership, and navigating complex landscapes with finesse. Renowned for her expertise in strategy formulation, enterprise architecture, and organizational development, Elnaz is a seasoned professional adept at orchestrating seamless integration of strategy, processes, programs, projects, and technology frameworks to fortify enterprises against cyber threats.

As a visionary leader, Elnaz revels in crafting and refining security strategies tailored to the unique exigencies of each organization. Armed with profound technical acumen and a knack for collaboration across leadership tiers, she translates her wealth of experience into pragmatic measures that fortify enterprises against cyber risks while mitigating business impact.

Elnaz is the esteemed founder and chair of the Technology Review Committee (TRC) for GIA, where she spearheads the oversight of technology onboarding initiatives, ensuring the organization’s steadfast adherence to robust technology and solution architecture standards. Her stewardship in this capacity underscores her unwavering commitment to fostering technological excellence and safeguarding organizational interests.

Edward BonverEdward Bonver

Edward is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with over 25 years of diverse developer, assurance, and product cybersecurity experience. Former gigs include industry giants like Raytheon Technologies, Symantec and Digital Equipment Corporation. Experience ranges from developing real-time operating systems and networking protocols, to building and leading large-scale product security and application security programs.

As a software security evangelist and product cybersecurity subject matter expert, Edward frequently speaks at global software industry security events and contributes to various security community forums and industry alliances. He spent many years on OWASP LA chapter’s board of directors and helped organize multiple OWASP AppSecCali conferences. Additionally, he has served on Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode) board of directors, representing Symantec and Raytheon Technologies, and has actively contributed to SAFECode’s working groups and publications.

Edward is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and is currently working as Technical Director of Product Security and Compliance at Veritas Technologies.

Sascha SchleumerSascha Schleumer

Sascha Schleumer is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and an advisory board member for ISSA-LA. Sascha has spent over 25 years in various IT roles, implementing security solutions, leading software development, and designing IT infrastructure. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and a CISSP certification.

Ron DilleyRon Dilley

Ron Dilley is a Distinguished Cybersecurity Innovator at AT&T, a CISSP-certified information security practitioner and thought leader with over 20 years of experience in the field. He is passionate about innovating, designing, developing, and talking about cybersecurity, deception, digital identity, and information security, and how they can enable business growth and resilience.

At AT&T, Ron applies his extensive technical and leadership skills to create and implement cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions and practices that protect the company’s assets, customers, and reputation from current and emerging threats. He also leverages his experience as a faculty member at IANS Research and a former CISO at Warner Bros. Entertainment Group to share his insights and best practices with the wider information security community and foster a culture of excellence, diversity, and innovation. Ron’s mission is to transform the cybersecurity landscape with novel detection, protection, deception and SecOps capabilities that enhance detection, response, and automation.

Eric BarricklowEric Barricklow

As a successful Technologist and Cybersecurity Leader, Eric has extensive experience developing and building successful teams, developing multi-year strategies, and aligning programs with organizational needs. Eric brings a unique perspective to the boardroom by incorporating extensive Cybersecurity expertise, governance, and strategy to pose insightful questions to make data driven decisions. Eric can draw on his depth and breadth of diverse experiences to be an effective member of the board.Eric has over 30 years’ experience in Aerospace, Retail, Defense, Federal, State, and local government agencies. His experience spans startup and private companies to public sector. Additionally, Eric’s knowledge in Recruiting, Operations, and Emergency Response provides additional insight and thought leadership concerning Technology and Cybersecurity strategies. As a retired US Army Officer and combat commander, Eric understands operational and strategic risk from a cradle to grave perspective, from plan inception to execution to decommission/retirement.

Relevant past roles include Cyber/Technical Director for Institutional Compute Environment at JPL/NASA, CISO for the New Hampshire Army National Guard, Casualty Notification/Assistance Officer, Operations Officer on a Weapons of Mass Destruction HAZMAT Team as well as a Counterintelligence Special Agent (Arabic Linguist).

Nick LantuhNick Lantuh

Nick Lantuh has 25+ years of proven start-up, company-building and strategic leadership experience. He is currently the CEO & Chairman of Interpres Security, a startup providing continuous security posture optimization. Prior to Interpres, Mr. Lantuh was President and CEO of Fidelis Cybersecurity, where he was brought in to execute a successful turnaround, selling Fidelis two years later to Private Equity in 2020. Prior to Fidelis, he served as Executive Chairman of eSentire, where he led the company and provided both strategic and operational leadership to support the company’s growth and market expansion, culminating in the sale of eSentire to Warburg Pincus in 2017. Prior to eSentire, Mr. Lantuh was Founder and President of NetWitness (acquired by EMC in 2011), where he secured funding, built the management team and ran day-to-day operations from inception through the sale, culminating in a #21 overall ranking on the 2010 Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US and a #1 ranking as the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Software Company in the US. NetWitness was also recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce as the Fastest Growing Company in the State of Virginia for 2011.

Mr. Lantuh had previously held senior executive roles in multiple startups in endpoint security, network security, optical networking, and wireless, culminating in an IPO and acquisitions by Cisco, McAfee and Ceridian. He was a two time Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Finalist (2010 & 2011) and served as a judge for the Greater Washington DC region, and an Association for Corporate Growth Finalist for the National Capital Chapter in 2011 for M&A Deal of the Year over $100M. Mr. Lantuh serves on numerous corporate & non-profit Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.

Mr. Lantuh holds a BS from Cornell University, an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School and has also completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.