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5 More People You’ll Meet at the 2019 FAIR Conference in September

[fa icon="calendar"] Aug 21, 2019 12:26:39 PM / by Luke Bader

Luke Bader

FAIRCON19 next month will bring together the world’s top practitioners of FAIR (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) and most creative thinkers in cyber and operational risk management. We already introduced you to 7 Interesting People You’ll Meet at the 2019 FAIR Conference– here are 5 more of the dynamic speakers you’ll hear and meet personally at the conference. And for more information, check out our full FAIRCON19 Agenda!

Register now for FAIRCON19, September 24-25, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD, near Washington, DC. 

Jack-Jones-1Jack Jones

Chairman, FAIR Institute

Conference Keynote: “Enabling Risk Management Programs That Actually Work”

The creator of FAIR, Jack Jones, is a pioneer in the field of quantitative information risk management. Jack is Chairman of the FAIR Institute, Chief Risk Scientist at RiskLens, and a three-time CISO. His book, Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach, was inducted in the Cybersecurity Canon. Jack is a regular speaker at the RSA Conference and many other industry events.


Emery Csulak DOEEmery Csulak

Chief Information Security Officer at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Session: “Defining the Goals of an Effective Risk Management Program”

Emery Csulak has had a distinguished career in federal cybersecurity: Before coming to DOE, where he leads cybersecurity for a $1.5B annual IT investment, he was CISO at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Deputy CISO at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DOE recently announced that it is running FAIR analysis in support of its cloud migration strategy, putting the department at the forefront of the move to risk-based cybersecurity management in the federal government.


James-Lam-ETRADEJames Lam

Head of Risk Committee, Director, E*TRADE

Session: “Pen Testing Your Board Pitch: An Interactive Exercise”

James Lam captivated last year’s FAIRCON audience with his address on a board's-eye view of cybersecurity, This year, expect more actionable advice on satisfying board members’ appetite for cyber risk analysis on an equal, quantitative footing with enterprise risk analysis (ERM).  James is a widely recognized authority on ERM and author of Implementing Enterprise Risk Management and other standard ERM books.


Musso Shaikh Fannie Mae 2Musso Shaikh

Program Manager, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Fannie Mae

Session: "Case Study: Integrating Strategic Intelligence and FAIR"

Musso is an experienced FAIR practitioner, program manager and in-house evangelist who recently shared her knowledge at the FAIR Institute Breakfast at the Gartner Summit: See the video of the event: 4 Tips for Starting Your FAIR Program.


Omar Khawaja HighmarkOmar Khawaja

CISO, Highmark Health

Session: “Defining the Goals of an Effective Risk Management Program”

Omar received the Business Innovator Award at last year’s FAIR Conference for his high-powered and comprehensive program to introduce FAIR to the complex world of health infosecurity as CISO at Highmark. Omar also sits on the board of HITRUST, the leader in risk and compliance management frameworksfor the hospital and health industry. Read a Meet a Member profile of Omar and see the video of his talk at FAIRCON18, filled with tips on reporting to the board.

Register now for FAIRCON19, September 24-25, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD, near Washington, DC. 


Topics: FAIR Conference 2019

Luke Bader

Written by Luke Bader

Luke Bader is Director, Membership and Programs for FAIR Institute


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