WHAT IS ICON's CYBER PROGRAM?
Our Cybersecurity Program brings together the top minds and industry leaders in cyberspace, the people that are making the decisions and setting the trends.
Our program members get together on a regular basis (online or in-person) for a variety of events. These include 1:1 office hours, professional meetups, fireside chats, and our annual Cyber Day.
The program advisory committee includes representatives from cybersecurity-focused VCs, CISOs from Fortune 500 companies, cyber unicorn CEOs, and leading cyber entrepreneurs.
Co-founder & CEO, CrowdStrike
George Kurtz is the CEO and co-founder of CrowdStrike, a leading provider of next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and services.
Kurtz is an internationally recognized security expert, author, entrepreneur, and speaker. He has more than 29 years of experience in the security space, including extensive experience driving revenue growth and scaling organizations across the globe.
His entrepreneurial background and ability to commercialize nascent technologies have enabled him to drive innovation to market throughout his career.
Registration & Breakfast
Thread the needle - Cyber trends that will create an industry
The cybersecurity industry is ever-evolving, with new attack patterns and new solutions made available constantly. With time, some hot trends become a must-have for any CISO's organization while others are forgotten or embedded as features within others. Join us to hear more about the current hot trends, what makes a trend stick, and how new markets are being formed.
Led by: Hilik Kotler | CISO, SoFi.
Panelist: Upendra Mardikar | CISO , TIAA.
Aanchal Gupta | CVP, Azure, and M365 Security Microsoft.
Naor Penso | Sr. Director, Product Security, FICO.
How to Stay Relevant and Stand Out in
Today’s Changing World
Assaf Keren | CISO & VP, Enterprise Cyber Security, PayPal
Roey Eliyahu | Co-Founder & CEO, Salt Security.
Chef’s Table – Modern Israeli Lunch
Economic downturn times - What measures should CiSOs take when adapting to market slow-down
In periods of economic uncertainty, many business leaders are putting strategic plans on hold and reassessing their budgets. Join us to hear how this affects enterprise cybersecurity, how can CISOs optimize their cybersecurity programs to provide more value while cutting costs, and what innovation themes can arise from the strive for cybersecurity efficiency.
Led by: Elik Etzion | Managing Partner, Elron Ventures
Panelist: Vijaya Kaza | CSO, Head of Engineering & Data Science for Trust & Safety , Airbnb.
Al Ghous | CISO, Snapdocs
Jeff Trudeau | CSO & CIO, Chime
Path to IPO - What CISOs should consider when their company is going public
Security is a constantly-changing domain, especially when a company is going public. Join us to hear how CISOs from some of the most recognizable IPOs in recent years have geared up, invested their resources, and updated their thinking in the shift from private to public.
Led by: Oren Yunger | Partner, GGV Capital
Panelist: Talha Tariq | CSO, HashiCorp
Mandy Andres | CISO Elastic
Mario Duarte | VP, Security Snowflake
CISOs in the Boardroom - How Security and Business Needs Unite
Security risks have become business risks, and CISOs must strike a balance between communicating their needs to stakeholders, assessing vendors, and optimizing their security stacks - while managing incident-response 24/7. Join us to hear how leading CISOs rise to the challenge to ensure that critical business assets are secured and collaboration with board members is made more efficient, without obstructing workflows.
Led by: John Brennan | Senior Partner, YL Ventures
Panelist: Phil Venables | CISO, Google Cloud
Melissa Bishop | CISO , Capital One Card Division
Kevin Paige | CISO, Flexport
George Kurtz | Co-founder & CEO of Crowdstrike
Yasmin Lukatz | Founder & Executive Director at ICON