ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards 2019

Information Security Executive of the Year Awards

The ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards 2019 will be held May 15, 2019 at The Westin Galleria Dallas in Dallas, TX. The Forum includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and hot topic panel discussions. The one day program offers the opportunity to meet with peers and leading IT executives from across the region to discuss and share insights into today's issues and solutions.

The ISE® Central Awards are held in conjunction with a one day Executive Forum which includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and hot topic panel discussions. The one day program offers the opportunity to meet with peers and leading IT executives from across the region to discuss and share insights into today's issues and solutions.

ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2018

Jason Witty

Jason Witty
EVP & Chief Information Security Officer
U.S. Bancorp
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® North America People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® North America Executive: Financial Award Finalist 2017
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2018
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2018

Biography

ISE® Central Project Award Winner 2018

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AT&T CSO Smart City Security Simulator
Executive Sponsor: Karthikeyan Swarnam, VP – Security Architecture, AT&T
Project Team: Barbara Laing, Director Technology Security, Aleksey Ivanov, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Don Heatley, Principal Technology Security, and Carey Joseph, Lead Member of Technical Staff
Location: Warrenville, IL

AT&T’s Smart City Security Simulator is a training and visualization tool that demonstrates security aspects of various IoT and Smart City technologies and allows users to run cyber-attack scenarios while learning about potential outcomes provided by intelligent simulation engine. The Security Simulator is made up of a physical model of a city, augmented reality components, and planned remote virtual experiences. The project is designed to be flexible for future alignment with future corporate Smart City plans.

ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2018

Jason Witty

Jason Witty
EVP & Chief Information Security Officer
U.S. Bancorp
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® North America People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® North America Executive: Financial Award Finalist 2017
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2018
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2018

Biography



ISE® Central Executive Award Finalists 2018

Nicole Darden Ford

Nicole Darden Ford
Vice President, IT – Global Information Security & Chief Information Security Officer
Baxter International
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography



Jason Lish

Jason Lish
Executive Vice President and Chief Security Officer
Alight Solutions
ISE® West Executive of the Year Award Winner 2016
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2016 - Financial Category
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2018

Biography

ISE® Central Project Award Finalists 2018

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Flood 2.0
Executive Sponsor: Brian Rexroad, VP – Security Platforms, AT&T
Project Team: Mike Nanashko, Director Technology, Fred Stringer, Lead Member of Technical Staff, Donald Chong, Associate Director Technology and Glenn Hochberg, Principal Member of Technical Staff
Location: Dallas, TX

The Flood 2.0 platform processes over 1 trillion records daily. Flood 2.0 analyzes flow data generated from AT&T’s IP and Mobility networks to identify malicious activity targeting services, customers, and infrastructure. It provides automated security analysis tools based on customized software, proprietary research algorithms, and commercial products to report network threats using techniques to detect anomalous changes in normal traffic behaviors. These threats are indicators of future events or real-time attacks against vulnerable targets including scanning, virus propagation, Botnet Command and Control (C&C), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), fraud/abuse, DNS fast-flux, and data exfiltration.



horace mann
Blend the NOC and SOC Together, Creating an Integrated Operations Center (IOC)
Executive Sponsor: Sandy Figurski, Sr. Vice President and CIO, Horace Mann
Project Team: Eddy Wilson; Sr. Information Security Architect, James Bantner; Sr. Cyber Analyst, Tyler Gladu; Cyber Analyst, and Bryce Combs; Cyber Analyst
Location: Springfield, IL

Horace Mann set out to merge their NOC and SOC together into a single, blended platform creating an IOC (Integrated Operations Center) - one platform ingesting two environments. The team introduced security orchestration, automation and incident response tools to replace antiquated manual processes. This allowed them to meet mandated governance and compliance and decrease auditor enhanced fatigue. In parallel, the project delivered metrics driven report functionality for risk management that allowed newly created operational activities to be identified, addressed, and aligned to support Horace Mann’s business goals and objectives, including, meeting regulatory compliance for oversight transparency.



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Digital Transformation (IAM): Enterprise User Access Management / Shell Identity Management (EUAM | SIM)
Executive Sponsor: Scott Haynes, Enterprise IAM Programme Director, Shell
Project Team: David Fannon, Access Management, Special Projects and Michael Holste, IAM Program Manager
Location: Houston, TX

As part of a Digital Transformation initiative centered on Identity and Access Management, this project focuses on both enterprise access governance and enterprise access management. This initiative has two components: Enterprise User Access Management (EUAM) and Shell Identity Management (SIM). The project aims to automate the various security controls within Shell for all business-critical applications. This would bring all business-critical application on a common platform in terms of access management. The goal is to bring in the complete Segregation of Duties (SOD) ruleset of Shell under an automated platform to manage SOD, which is currently being done using spreadsheets or legacy tools. This will help enable automated certification campaigns for 60,000 users across the globe and insure compliance and satisfaction of audit requirements.