Virtual Event

Virtual CISO 360 Roundtable

The State of Cloud Native Application Security in 2021

Tuesday 18 May 2021
13:30 – 14:30 BST

As a CISO, you are invited to attend this special complimentary CISO 360 Roundtable hosted on 18 May. 

Simon Maple, Snyk’s Field CTO will share recent findings from Snyk’s new State of Cloud Native Application Security Report – focusing on how the threat landscape has changed in the cloud-native world.

Join highly engaged CISOs and AppSec leaders to compare approaches and to exchange ideas on cloud native application security in 2021!

You’ll have a chance to share your own proven tips and experiences in the cloud native space with fellow security leaders.

Exclusive reveal of the recent findings from Snyk’s 2021 State of Cloud Native Application Security Report
Exchange ideas with like-minded CISOs/ security leaders on different approaches to securing cloud native applications
Networking with like-minded, forward thinking security leaders

Hosted by Pulse Conferences, sponsored by Snyk, we look forward to connecting you with peers for an energetic and inspired debate on the practical approaches, realities, challenges and successes of cloud native application security today.

The discussion is held virtually under The Chatham House Ruleof non-attribution. Co-led by Simon Maple and a fellow CISO, Clive Room, Director, Pulse Conferences will top and tail the event as your esteemed Master of Ceremonies.

Everyone is a participant and interaction is encouraged – we can’t wait to meet you!


  • There is no cost to attend this by invitation only discussion for in-house practitioners – CISOS, CIOs, Developers, Heads of Architecture, Networks, Applications.
  • Places are limited to 15 guests to maintain an in-depth peer to peer benchmarking focus for the discussion and the sharing of best practices. Confirmations will be done on a ‘first to confirm’ basis.
  • Led by a CISO and an experienced Strategist, there is no sales talk and no presentation or slides. This is an interactive discussion and everyone has the opportunity to speak if they wish to do so.
  • This roundtable will be hosted on Zoom.


13:30- 13:35

Digital House-Keeping and Guest Welcome
Master of Ceremonies: Clive Room, Director, Pulse Conferences


Introduction and insights on the topics
Co-Leads: Simon Maple, Field CTO, Snyk and a CISO

13:40- 14:25

Main Roundtable discussion
The State of Cloud Native Application Security in 2021

14:25– 14:30

Summaries and Goodbyes

Sponsored by

Hosted by

Co-led by

Simon Maple, Field CTO, Snyk

Simon Maple is the director of developer relations at Snyk, a Java Champion since 2014, JavaOne Rockstar speaker in 2014, Duke’s Choice award winner, Virtual JUG founder and organizer and London Java Community co-leader. He is an experienced speaker, having presented at JavaOne, JavaZone, Jfokus, DevoxxUK, DevoxxFR, JavaLand, JMaghreb and many more including many JUG tours. His passion is around user groups and communities. When not travelling, Simon enjoys spending quality time with his family, cooking and eating great food.

CISO co-lead – to be announced shortly!

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

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