Events Calendar

Upcoming events and webinars

2024 Mid-Atlantic Regional Roundtable – Washington, D.C.

March 21, 2024

Northeast Regional Roundtable – New York, NY

May 16, 2024

7th Annual National CISO Policy Conference – Washington, D.C.

July 24, 2024

West Regional Roundtable – San Francisco, CA

September 19, 2024

Past events and webinars

2024 Midwest Regional Roundtable

January 24, 2024

The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) is thrilled to unveil its inaugural roundtable event of the year—the Midwest Regional Roundtable. Proudly hosted by World Wide Technology, Inc., this exclusive gathering is slated for January 24th in the vibrant city of St. Louis, MO.

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The SEC and SolarWinds - What It Means for CISOs and Cyber Risk Governance – Virtual Webinar

November 9, 2023

A discussion exploring SolarWinds breach's impact on regulations, CISO roles, & SEC's cybersecurity focus, emphasizing proactive risk management strategies.

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2023 Southeast Regional Roundtable – Atlanta, GA

September 28, 2023

On September 28th, the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) will hold its third regional roundtable for 2023, the Southeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable in Atlanta, GA.


This roundtable will encompass three distinct sessions focused on different aspects of the evolving cybersecurity landscape. Each discussion will collectively cover a wide range of topics, from strategic frameworks for national cybersecurity to the challenges faced by CISOs in a changing regulatory landscape and the economic implications of reduced funding for cyber start-ups.

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2023 6th Annual National CISO Policy Conference – Washington, D.C.

July 20, 2023

The National Technology Security Coalition is proud to announce our 6th annual National CISO Policy Conference will be held in Washington DC on July 20, 2023.

This year we are covering a range of current events related to technology security and cybersecurity policy including, analyzing the findings of the "Voice of the CISO" survey conducted by Proofpoint, Inc., discussing the increasing vulnerability of software and hardware on day one and the need for secure design and default settings.

Our national conference is designed to address issues and concerns that resonate with the CISO community, and we invite you to join us and add your voice to the conversation.

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2023 Northeast Regional Roundtable – New York, NY

May 24, 2023

Northeast Regional Roundtable

On May 24th, the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) will hold its second regional roundtable for 2023 , the Northeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable in New York, NY, welcoming CISOs and senior technology security executives from across the nation to discuss national cybersecurity legislative and policy issues affecting the CISO community. Event hosted by InterContinental Exchange.

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2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Roundtable – Washington, D.C.

March 22, 2023

Mid-Atlantic Regional Roundtable

On March 22nd, the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) will host our first regional roundtable for 2023 , the Mid-Atlantic Regional CISO Policy Roundtable in Washington, DC, welcoming CISOs and senior technology security executives from across the nation to discuss national cybersecurity legislative and policy issues affecting the CISO community.

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2022 Western Regional CISO Policy Roundtable – Seattle, WA

November 10, 2022

The NTSC will host our finally live event for 2022, the Western Regional CISO Policy Roundtable in Seattle, WA on November 10th at the Microsoft Technology Center in Bellevue.

On the heels of the midterm elections, this roundtable will consist of three separate panel discussions on varied current events including, next step in working towards a federal privacy mandate, results of the election and potential implications for the future of cyber governance and legislation in the new congressional session, and the reality of the cyber talent shortage and what advise young cyber professionals have for senior management to encourage more young professionals to see themselves in cyber.

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2022 UK International CISO Policy Roundtable – London, England

October 20, 2022

This roundtable event will be a four-part session to discuss cyber incident reporting requirements in the UK and U.S., challenges CISO's are currently facing as outlined in Proofpoint's recently published "2022 Voice of the CISO" report, and real-world case scenarios in securing an environment post-security breach and guidance to help you prevent a breach in the first place.


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2022 Central Regional CISO Policy Roundtable – Chicago, IL

September 14, 2022

On September 14th, the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) will host our Central Regional CISO Policy Roundtable in Chicago, IL, welcoming CISOs and senior technology security executives from across the nation to discuss national cybersecurity legislative and policy issues affecting the CISO community.

Our guests will hear from cybersecurity policy experts and government agency executive leaders about the role of CISA in working with the private sector to help better prepare to defend your enterprise against cyber adversaries, key issues associated with engaging and enabling employees in order for organization to retain highly skilled talent, and best practices in defending against ransomware attacks.

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2022 5th Annual National CISO Policy Conference – Washington, D.C.

July 20, 2022

On July 20, the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) will host our 5th National CISO Policy Conference in Washington, D.C, welcoming CISOs and senior technology security executives from across the nation to discuss national cybersecurity legislative and policy issues affecting the CISO community.

Our guests will hear from CISOs, cybersecurity policy experts, elected officials, and government agency executive leaders about policy issues including the need for a federal privacy mandate, the recently enacted legislation governing cyber incident reporting, the challenges surrounding cyber workforce development, the impact the war in the Ukraine is having on cyber strategies, and the role of CISA in working with the private sector to ensure our shields are up.


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2022 Northeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable – New York, NY

May 18, 2022

The National Technology Security Coalition’s 2022 Northeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable brings together senior technology security executives in an exclusive setting to talk about trends in national cybersecurity policy.

The opening session will be led by Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mark Montgomery, Senior Director at the Center on Cyber & Technology Innovation (CCTI), Senior Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), and the Executive Director of CyberSolarium.org as he discusses the CSC 2.0 Project (www.cybersolarium.org), which was created to support continued efforts to implement outstanding CSC recommendations, provide annual assessments of the implementation of CSC recommendation, and conduct research and analysis on several outstanding cybersecurity issues identified by the CSC during its tenure.

For the second session, we will be joined by Kelly Bissell, Corporate Vice President for Security Services at Microsoft. As one of Microsoft’s more recent recruits, Kelly will describe his motivation to join Microsoft after a stellar stint at Accenture, where he led Accenture’s Global Security Practice. Kelly will also share with us his thoughts on the future of cybersecurity and what we need to do to ensure “collective defense” becomes a reality.

The third session will discuss the possibility that a cyber event could trigger severe instability or collapse of an entire industry or the economy. For many, systemic cyber risk is a vague concept, but what is systemic cyber risk? How should it be defined, and more importantly, how can we prepare for it? Join us as our expert panel moderated by Emilian Papadopoulos, President of Good Harbor Security Management. Emilian will be joined by Lucia Milica, Vice President & Global Resident Chief Information Security Officer for Proofpoint, Kelly Bissell, and Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mark Montgomery.

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Fireside Chat: "Looking Ahead" – Virtual

March 9, 2022

The past two years have seen major advances in cyber legislation, and the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) was a driving force. The commission, which launched in 2019 and was formally dissolved at the end of 2021, produced roughly 100 recommendations from its 2020 report, and more than three dozen of Solarium’s recommendations have been turned into law, including creating a new cyber czar in the White House and surging funding and authorities to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Please join us on March 9th as Jamil Farshchi, the Chief Information Security Officer at Equifax joins Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mark Montgomery, Senior Director at the Center on Cyber & Technology Innovation (CCTI), Senior Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) and the Executive Director of CyberSolarium.org as he reflects on his two years leading the Solarium Commission and describes the goals of the CSC 2.0 Project (www.cybersolarium.org), which was created to support continued efforts to implement outstanding CSC recommendations, provide annual assessments of the implementation of CSC recommendation, and conduct research and analysis on several outstanding cybersecurity issues identified by the CSC during its tenure.

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2022 Southeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable – Atlanta, GA

February 16, 2022

Southeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable

The National Technology Security Coalition’s 2022 Southeast Regional CISO Policy Roundtable brings together senior technology security executives in an exclusive setting to talk about trends in national cybersecurity policy. Our opening session will focus on the face of growing threats to our nation's critical infrastructure from hackers and other malicious actors, which is pushing the need for skilled cybersecurity professionals to an all-time high. Dr. Joye Purser, Region 4 Director for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), will be joined by her colleagues Stanton Gatewood, Cybersecurity State Coordinator for Georgia (CISA), and Cassandra Dacus, President of the Atlanta Chapter of Cyversity, to discuss the future of the information security workforce. Our second session will address some of the more recent attacks, including SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, and Logj4, and how they have elevated the current role of the CISO. It is now up to the CISO to communicate the importance of a deep and broad cybersecurity defense in the boardroom. Join us for this panel discussion moderated by Lucia Milica, Vice President and Global Resident CISO for Proofpoint. Lucia will be joined by Kristin Cornish, Director of Global Cybersecurity at The Coca Cola Company, Deborah Wheeler, CISO for Delta Airlines, and Kelly Bissell, Global Cybersecurity Lead at Accenture.

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2022 Strategic Priorities CISO Panel – Virtual

January 12, 2022

2022 Strategic Priorities CISO Panel

On January 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST, the NTSC, a coalition of 75 senior technology security executives including 50 Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) will be hosting a “Fireside Chat” to explore the challenges the new year ahead pose for the cyber community and examine the top priorities of several of the leading minds in the field.

Joining the conversation will be Noopur Davis, Corporate EVP and Chief Information Security & Product Privacy Officer at Comcast; Michael Palmer, the Chief Information Security Officer at Hearst; and Shaun Khalfan, EVP & Chief Information Security Officer at Discover Financial Services. The conversation will be moderated by Selim Aissi, Chief Information Security Officer and Board Director.

We invite you to join us for this conversation.


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Virtual Fireside Chat - Helen Patton and Larry Williams

December 8, 2021

In Navigating the Cybersecurity Career Path, seasoned cybersecurity executive and leader Helen Patton delivers a practical and insightful roadmap for aspiring and practicing cybersecurity professionals hoping to advance their careers. Finding the perfect position in the field of cybersecurity can be extremely challenging. Several obstacles lie in the way of those seeking to enter—or to advance in—this coveted area of work. And while many possess the technical skills to contribute effectively to a cybersecurity team, many also lack the career-management knowledge necessary to begin or further a career in this area. Navigating the Cybersecurity Career Path is a detailed blueprint to beginning and advancing your cybersecurity career.

Perfect for anyone with an interest in joining the cybersecurity profession and current practicing cybersecurity professionals seeking to advance their careers or lead cyber teams.

Please join us, December 8th at 12:00 PM EST Larry Williams, President and CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia, sits down to discuss with Helen Patton her unique perspective, based on the personal experiences from her career as a non-traditional cybersecurity leader, and advice and guidance Helen outlines in her book for every stage of the cybersecurity career arc.

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Virtual Fireside Chat - Raj Badhwar

November 16, 2021

"The CISO's Next Frontier - AI, Post-Quantum Cryptography and Advanced Security Paradigms", gives a detailed analysis of many technologies and approaches important to decreasing, mitigating, or remediating those threats and risks. " CISOs must be concerned about current on-going sophisticated cyber-attacks and can address them with advanced security measures." Raj Badhwar, a certified information systems security professional (CISSP), a certified ethical hacker (CEH), and a FINRA licensed securities professional (Series 99), discusses current sophisticated cyber-attacks and available protective measures enabled by the advancement of cybersecurity capabilities in various IT domains.

Please join us, November 16th at 2:00 PM EST as Seth Ryan, NTSC Advisory Council Member, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Collective Insights interviews Raj Badhwar to gain better insight on current and futuristic cybersecurity technologies, advanced understanding of cyber threats and the risks companies are facing.

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