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Trustwave Event

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2022

National Harbor, MD
June 7 - 10, 2022

Come Visit Us at Booth #433 or Hear Us Speak

Join Trustwave at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2022 to share valuable insights into key strategic imperatives, such as establishing an agile security program; fostering a human-centric, security-conscious culture; devolving risk ownership; and establishing a new simplified cybersecurity mesh architecture.

Hear from Trustwave Security Experts

Attend the Trustwave Executive Technology Strategy Session
Attend the Trustwave Solution Provider Session
Meet with us at Trustwave Booth #433

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Schedule a time to meet with one of our security experts or reserve a time for a live demonstration on the Trustwave services that you are most interested in.

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Trustwave Schedule of Events


Trustwave Executive Technology Strategy Session

Cyber Resilience in the Age of Mass Vulnerabilities – a CISO Perspective

  • date_range Tuesday, June 7
  • schedule 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  • place Chesapeake 6

In an area of exploding attack surfaces, device proliferation, and continued persistence of ransomware, how are CISOs preparing for the heightened state of vulnerabilities? Hear from your CISO peers at leading enterprises, moderated by global MSS, MDR and consulting leader Trustwave, on the specific approaches they are taking to address the new normal. Where are CISOs investing? What is the role of Extended Detection and Response? Where do they place their bets on testing and red/blue/purple teaming? How are they managing through the continued skills shortage? The panel will bring their real-world experiences to the table in this session.

Kory Daniels
Kory Daniels

CISO, Trustwave

Nate Lesser
Nate Lesser

CISO, Children's National Hospital

Edgar Acosta
Edgar Acosta

Director of Cybersecurity, DCP Midstream


Trustwave Solution Provider Session

C-Level’s Perspective: Public and Private Responses to the New Cyber Threat Landscape

Facilitated by Trustwave

  • date_range Wednesday, June 8
  • schedule 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
  • place Woodrow Wilson A

Ron Thompson, Paul Cunningham, and Kevin Kerr bring 60 years of expertise protecting mission critical outcomes (Space Program, Veterans, Energy/National Lab) from a C-suite perspective. In this session, they'll discuss threats to critical infrastructure and the broader commercial space, and how organizations can leverage strategic partners to better manage risk and improve cyber resilience.

Ron Thompson
Ron Thompson

Agency Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Deputy Digital Transformation Officer (DDTO), NASA

Paul Cunningham
Paul Cunningham

Chief Technology Advisor, World Wide Technology

Kevin Kerr
Kevin Kerr

Lead Security Principal Consultant, Trustwave

Trustwave Speakers

Kory Daniels

Kory Daniels

Global Managing Partner at Trustwave

Kory Daniels is the CISO at Trustwave. He is an innovator and leader in cyber threat detection program transformation. Over the last 15 years Kory has overseen and supported the evolving requirements in helping organizations define, measure, and accelerate achieving their security maturity targets with fast growing midmarket firms to F500 global enterprises.

Nate Lesser

Nate Lesser

CISO, Children's National Hospital

Nate has spent the last 20 years driving innovation at the nexus of technology and security. He has held technical and executive positions in government, non-profits, and the private sector. As the Children’s National Hospital (CNH) VP & Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Nate is responsible for leading the cybersecurity function and protecting CNH patients, families, and staff.

Edgar Acosta

Edgar Acosta

Director of Cybersecurity, DCP Midstream

Edgar Acosta has over 17 years of experience in Cybersecurity and Information Technology across the telecommunications, energy, and defense industries. Currently, Edgar is the Director of Cybersecurity at DCP Midstream where he is responsible for securing Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Cloud environments.

Prior to DCP Midstream, he held several roles at Charter Communications and also served as a Cyberspace Operations Officer in the United States Air Force where he led Cybersecurity, Cyber Mission Defense, Cyber Risk Management and Information Technology programs.

Paul Cunningham

Paul Cunningham

Chief Technology Advisor, World Wide Technology

Paul Cunningham serves as a Chief Technical Advisor – Federal for Information Security at World Wide Technology (WWT). In this role, Cunningham advises WWT teammates and partners on the complexity of the Federal Information Security landscape and the driving factors within public sector. He is a staunch promoter of cybersecurity as a business enabler, and empowering cybersecurity leaders to communicate strategy in terms of value to mission and acceptable risk. By examining cybersecurity strategy through these lenses, he assists executives in viewing cybersecurity as an element for success and a pathway for growth.

Ron Thompson

Ron Thompson

Agency Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Deputy Digital Transformation Officer (DDTO), NASA

Ron has more than 30 years of experience in leadership roles spanning the federal government and public sectors. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for organization transformation, data design, innovation, engineering, operational management and governance of complex IT solutions. Ron’s breadth of hands-on experience in organizational design and transformation will bring valuable perspectives in partnerships and creative problem solving.

Currently Ron is serving as the Agency Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Deputy Digital Transformation Officer (DDTO), reporting to the Deputy Associate Administrator at NASA Headquarters.

Kevin Kerr

Kevin Kerr

Lead Security Principal Consultant, Trustwave

Kevin has over 39 years of public and private sector cyber, information and physical security leadership experience to include C-level positions such as U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), US Air Force Cyber Warfare Squadron Commander, and a Penetration Testing Subject Matter Expert. Most recently he joined Trustwave SpiderLabs as a Lead Security Principal Consultant.