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Attend Rock Stars of Cybersecurity

24 September, Austin, Texas

Don't miss the opportunity to expand your security knowledge.


Rock Stars of Cybersecurity

24 September, Austin, Texas

Register now

Rock Stars of Cybersecurity

24 September, Austin, Texas

Hear how IBM, BAE, VISA, Cigital and the Department of Homeland Security are addressing threats.


Secure Your Business Operations from Threats


The unprecedented Target breach and government spying scandal have put cybersecurity in the global spotlight. With cyberattacks on the rise, it is now even more important to learn how to identify weaknesses and protect company infrastructure from incursions.

At the Rock Stars of Cybersecurity conference, well-respected cybersecurity authorities from leading companies will deliver case studies and actionable advice that you can immediately put to use.

Just added: IEEE Computer Society and AT&T will be holding an #ATTHACK Mobile App Hackathon from 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 in conjunction with Rock Stars of Cybersecurity. Creative developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and students interested in hacking away the weekend are invited to register now. Results will be discussed during the Rock Stars of Cybersecurity panel.

Speakers at Rock Stars of Cybersecurity include:

  • Peter Allor, Cyber Security Strategist - Federal, IBM
  • Peter Fonash, Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Peder Jungck, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, BAE
  • Sarath Geethakumar, Senior Director – Global Information Security, VISA
  • Will Hurley, Co-founder, Chaotic Moon Studios
  • Spencer Mott, Vice President Chief Information Security Officer, Amgen
  • Gary McGraw, Chief Technology Officer CTO, Cigital
  • David Rockvam, Vice President, Entrust,
  • Joshua Greenbaum, Principal, Enterprise Applications Consulting
  • Brett Wahlin, Chief Information Security Officer, HP

For a limited time, you can take advantage of Super Early-Bird registration and save more than 30 percent off full price. Register now to assure your seat at the affordable rate of $229 — for an entire day's worth of presentations, networking, and more. Team, member, and student pricing are also available.

At the Rock Stars of Cybersecurity conference, you will learn:

  • Effective strategies for securing business operations
  • New and innovative approaches to responding to today's security threats
  • How government agencies are balancing cybersecurity threats and privacy
  • How to implement a secure enterprise architecture
  • Big data's implications for security analytics
  • Implications of the cybersecurity skills shortage on the ability to respond to attacks

Don't miss this opportunity to expand your security knowledge. Register today.


Peter Allor

Peter Allor

Cyber Security Strategist - Federal

As a Security Strategist in the Critical Infrastructure Group, Peter Allor assists in guiding the company's overall security initiatives and participation in enterprise and government implementation strategies. He is responsible for security strategies, especially as they intersect with critical infrastructures and Central Government Operations / Strategy. He assists the IBM Watson and X-Force teams with the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information regarding cyber vulnerabilities, exploits, incidents, threats, and early warning.

Peder Jungck

Peder Jungck

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Peder Jungck is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of BAE Systems Intelligence and Security sector, which employs more than 7,000 employees with core capabilities, including integrated cybersecurity, information technology, and intelligence analysis services. Jungck has been a CEO, venture capitalist, and guiding architect at several networking and security companies, has earned 20 patents, published two books and is a coauthor of cybersecurity language packetC.

Sarath Geethakumar

Sarath Geethakumar

Senior Director - Global Information Security

Sarath Geethakumar is Senior Director of Mobile and Product Security at Visa Inc. He specializes in mobile platform and application security. Sarath's research activities have been instrumental in uncovering numerous security weaknesses with mobile device management solutions and platform security capabilities. Co-author of "Hacking Exposed Mobile," Sarath is an active member and contributor of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Web and mobile initiatives.

Gary McGraw

Gary McGraw

Chief Technology Officer

Gary McGraw is the CTO of Cigital, Inc., a software security consulting firm with headquarters in the Washington, DC, area and offices throughout the world. He is a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of eight best-selling books on this topic. McGraw has also written over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and authors a monthly security column for SearchSecurity and Information Security Magazine and the IEEE Security & Privacy Silver Bullet Security podcast.

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