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SI 2019 CISO Summit – Cybersecurity Impact of Cloud/Virtual/Mobility

October 24 - October 25

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Hosted by CHRISTUS Health and sponsored by Deloitte, the SI 2019 CISO Summit brings together CISOs, Deputy CISOs, CTOs and CIOs for the sharing of strategies, techniques, and lessons learned around the topic of Cybersecurity and the Impact of Cloud, Virtual and Mobility.

In the spirit of collaboration, we invite our CISOs to join our CIOs for day two of the CIO Summit.  This shared experience takes place the morning of the same day the CISO Summit begins, in the same room. We hope you can come early and join us for the morning session with the CIOs, including a tour of the CHRISTUS Data Center.  Go here to see the CIO Summit agenda.  When you fill out your registration, you will be given the opportunity to sign up for all available events.  No need to sign up for two different summits.

If you’re not familiar with SI, please be assured that there is no selling or marketing at SI meetings.

The CISO Summit takes place at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk in room Bowie A/B, across the walkway.

Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
123 Losoya St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Summits meet at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk in Conference Room Bowie A/B – across the walkway.

PLEASE NOTE: The 8 am to 2:30 pm activities on Thursday compose the second and final day of the CIO Summit.  CISOs are also invited to these sessions.


8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome CIOs and CISOs – Janet Guptill, Scottsdale Institute
8:45 am Cloud/SaaS/Development Platforms – Impact Advisors Moderator

  • How will our IT systems look in the future?
  • What are the implications of less geo-centricity?
  • How does it change the way we staff and manage the IT function?
  • How will we manage through that transition?
9:30 am CHRISTUS Data Center – History and Evolution – Lynn Gibson, CTO, CHRISTUS

  • CHRISTUS Data Center Evolution – redefinition with a shift to the cloud, SaaS
  • Future State Vision – excess capacity as future revenue stream
  • Discussion of other Data Center Evolution strategies
  • Disaster recovery/cybersecurity implications over time

CHRISTUS Tours – Showcasing the Future of Healthcare and IT Computing

10:15 am Board bus for CHRISTUS tours
10:30 am Depart from Hyatt Regency lobby for CHRISTUS Data Center

CHRISTUS Data Center
10002 Rogers Run
San Antonio, TX 78251

11:00 am – 1:30 pm Tours and lunch
1:30 pm Depart CHRISTUS Data Center for Hyatt Regency
2:00 pm Debrief and discussion at Hyatt Regency, room Bowie A/B
2:30 pm End of CIO Summit
3:00 pm Commence with CISO Summit – CIOs invited to participate

Welcome – Janet Guptill, Scottsdale Institute

“Cyber Breakout Room” exercise – Raj Mehta, Deloitte
To foster awareness, Deloitte has developed a learning experience in the form of an escape room game. The game is set up for a maximum of six to eight participants. Participants will be dared to solve seven challenges within 20 minutes to complete the game. In the scenario, participants are asked to unlock a laptop that is infected with ransomware to safeguard important company data.

3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm Overview – Next Generation Cybersecurity: Trends and Issues – Raj Mehta, Deloitte
Moderated discussion of implications:

  • Identity Management – beyond passwords, consumer connectivity
  • Biomed devices – beyond network segmentation – how to leverage the data from biomed utilization, asset tracking
  • Cloud security – next level of technical architecture – Google, Azure, AWS tools, how to integrate
5:00 – 5:15 pm Recap and adjust next day’s agenda as needed
5:45 pm Depart from Hyatt Regency lobby for private tour of the Alamo

The Alamo
300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205

Exit the Hyatt Regency and just go across the walkway.

7:15 pm Reception/Dinner at the Hyatt Regency’s Garden Terrace



Friday, October 25, 2019


8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome – Janet Guptill, Scottsdale Institute
Prior Day Recap and Introduction to Case Studies/Next Generation Cybersecurity Issues of Cloud/SaaS/Virtual – Janet and SI Member Lead, Fernando Blanco, CISO, CHRISTUS
8:45 am Case Studies presented by Member CISOs – Enterprise Mobility

  • Identity Management – how do we simplify connectivity while maintaining security?
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Case Studies presented by Member CISOs – Data & Analytics

  • Self-service – how to continually support this technical expertise demand?
11:45 am Lunch
12:45 pm Case Studies presented by Member CISOs – Software & Engineering

  • Dev/Sec/Ops – how is this continuing to evolve?
2:00 pm Case Studies presented by Member CISOs – Business Infrastructure

  • Business Model Evolution – impact on cybersecurity strategy as sites proliferate
3:00 pm Wrap-up and Conclusions and Next Steps

Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
123 Losoya St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Hotel (210) 222-1100 | Reservations (888) 591-1234 – Please reference group code “G-Dale”

Rates are $209 per night for reservations made prior to Monday, October 1, 2019. Individuals are responsible for all room charges, surcharges and taxes, as well as all travel expenses.

Book your group rate for Scottsdale Institute

If you have any trouble securing a room, please contact Cindy Mendel at cmendel@scottsdaleinstitute.org

Fly into San Antonio Airport (SAT)It is nine miles to the hotel.

Super Shuttle, taxi, Uber and Lyft are available; estimated $14-18 for rideshare.

Parking at hotel is $31/night + tax for self-parking, $43/night + tax for valet parking.


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