Virtual Event

Virtual CISO DevSecOps 360 Roundtable
9 July 2020
12.30-14.00 British Summer Time

Bridging the Gap between Projects and Operations by Embedding Agile Security Techniques in Development, Projects and Systems – Develop Fast and Secure

*There is no cost to attend for in-house practitioners, CISOS, Developers, Heads of Architecture, Networks, Applications, CIOs… Places are limited to 15 guests for this event to maintain the focus of the discussion and to ensure the participation of all guests. Confirmations will therefore be done on a ‘first to confirm’ basis. 

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You are invited to attend this special roundtable discussion that will be hosted during lunchtime on Thursday 9 July. During the discussion you will benchmark operational security capabilities with peers. You will also learn from the experiences of veteran security researcher,  Danny Grander, Co-Founder & Chief Security Officer, Snyk.io how we can define and embed an agile approach to security to ensure that we work at the pace of our digital product teams.

As businesses’ accelerate digital transformation, there is an increasing reliance on DevOps investments and cybersecurity. How can we securely build a team filled with enthusiastic genius, while we manage a broad set of stakeholders across all parts of the business?

Hosted by Pulse Conferences, sponsored by Snyk, the core objective of this discussion is to connect peers for an energetic debate on the practical approaches, realities, challenges and successes. All participants are encouraged to contribute throughout for this digital face to face benchmarking event.

Some of the comparative views that are sure to emerge around the virtual table include questions such as:

  • How can we prevent vulnerabilities in application security?
  • What is best practice when creating and developing containers?
  • How can we mitigate the risks of open source code and containers without hindering your dev team and application delivery?
  • What are proven ways we can bridge the gap between projects and operations by using agile techniques in development, project management, and system administration?

Conducted under The Chatham House Rule, this discussion will be co-led by a fellow CISO who will guide the group discussion alongside Danny Grander, Co-Founder & Chief Security Officer, Snyk. Danny is a veteran security researcher and the cofounder of Snyk.io, where he works on open source security and leads Snyk’s security research. Previously, Danny was the CTO of Gita Technologies and a lead researcher and developer for a few startups. Danny is a frequent Capture The Flag participant, his team, pasten won both the Chaos Computer Club and Google’s Security CTFs!

Clive Room, Director, Pulse Conferences will top and tail the discussion as your Master of Ceremonies.

Please see the approximate timings below for this very special event – a unique opportunity to compare.  If you can accept, kindly reply using the button above to confirm your place at the virtual table.

We look forward to seeing you on 9 July for what promises to be an educational, memorable – as well as entertaining – discussion with peers!

Yours sincerely,

Team Pulse

Timings

The agenda is relatively fluid to ensure that all participants have the opportunity to contribute – everyone is a speaker! The below agenda provides a guidance.

12:30 – 12:33 Digital House-Keeping and Guest Welcome
Master of Ceremonies: Clive Room, Director, Pulse Conferences
12:33-12:35 Introduction to the topic
CISO Co-chairperson and Danny Grander, Co-Founder & Chief Security Officer, Snyk
12:35 – 13:45 Main discussion: Bridging the gap between projects and operations by embedding Agile techniques in development, projects and systems – Develop secure and fast

  • How can we prevent vulnerabilities in application security?
  • What is best practice when creating and developing containers?
  • How can we mitigate the risks of open source code and containers without hindering your dev team and application delivery?
  • What are proven ways we can bridge the gap between projects and operations by using agile techniques in development, project management, and system administration?
13:50 – 14:00  Summaries and Goodbyes 

Speakers

Danny Grander, Co-Founder & Chief Security Officer, Snyk

Danny is a veteran security researcher and the cofounder of Snyk.io, where he works on open source security and leads Snyk’s security research. Previously, Danny was the CTO of Gita Technologies and a lead researcher and developer for a few startups. Danny is a frequent Capture The Flag participant, his team, pasten won both the Chaos Computer Club and Google’s Security CTFs

Master of Ceremonies 

Clive Room, Director, Pulse Conferences

Clive has worked as a marketeer within cybersecurity since 2000. As the Marketing Manager at Portcullis Computer Security he organised all their bespoke events from seminars to hospitality events like the famous Portcullis Arms during Infosec. He was also responsible for their involvement with conferences and exhibitions all over Europe. His experience in promoting and presenting at cyber security events is matched by his passion for helping people understand the critical importance of mitigating the risks and protecting themselves and their organisations from cybercrime. He believes that in terms of reputational damage and operational costs, security breaches should be a key concern of everyone from the ground floor worker up to board and director level. Clive was Chairman of The White Hat Committee, the charity for the information security industry, which raises money for ChildLine and Barnardo’s throughout the year. This January’s White Hat Ball was the most successful to date raising over two hundred thousand pounds and the next White Hat Car Rally is in September. Clive is proud to be a part of the dynamic team bringing CISO 360 Congress to the marketplace as a game changer in cybersecurity events.

About the Sponsor


Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps software-driven businesses develop fast and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and container images. Snyk’s solution is built on a comprehensive, proprietary vulnerability database, maintained by an expert security research team in Israel and London. With tight integration into existing developer workflows, source control (including GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab), and CI/CD pipelines, Snyk enables efficient security workflows and reduces mean-time-to-fix. For more information or to get started with Snyk for free today, visit https://snyk.io.

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