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Our Speakers

Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick
CEO, Mitnick Security Consulting

Neil Boland
Neil Boland
CISO, Major League Baseball

Tom Killalea
Tom Killalea
Former CISO, Amazon

Mike Viscuso
Mike Viscuso
Co-Founder & CTO, Carbon Black
Former Offensive Hacker, NSA / CIA
Carl Erickson
Carl Erickson
CISO, Philips Lighting

Philip Keibler
Philip Keibler
VP, IT Security, Risk and Control, Meijer
Josh Lightner
Josh Lightner
Information Security Engineer, DocuSign
Michelle McGough
Michelle McGough
Sr Program Manager, Zendesk

Joseph Lykowski
Joseph Lykowski
Security Manager, Dow Chemical

Eric Samuelson
Eric Samuelson
Senior IT Manager, Lithium Technologies
chris-corde
Chris Corde
Sr. Director, Product Management & Strategy for Security Products, VMware
Michael Haag
Michael Haag
Director, Advanced Threat Detection and Research, Red Canary
Casey Smith
Casey Smith
Director, Applied Research, Red Canary

Ted Julian
Ted Julian
VP, Product Management & Co-Founder, IBM Resilient

Chris Bell
Chris Bell
Product Management, Secureworks

Jeff Danielson
Jeff Danielson
Global Solutions Lead, SecureWorks


Why Attend
Cb Connect

Carbon Black's biggest event of the year brings together hundreds of professionals to focus on critical security challenges. Hear from Carbon Black leaders about our product roadmaps and vision, so you can plan for the future.

Choose from separate tracks for CISOs & Executives, Technical Administrators, SOC Team Members and more.

CISOs

Engage with CISOs from Silicon Valley giants, the Fortune 500, and other leading security executives. Hear how top CISOs are approaching key issues like cloud security, BYOD, and advanced threats.

SOC Engineers

Learn the latest best practices in endpoint security, including threat hunting, incident response, and application control. Dive deep into Carbon Black products to extend your technical knowledge and skills.

IT & Security Professionals

Learn how to optimize your Carbon Black deployment to get the most value with maximum efficiency. Gain valuable skills and expert tips to advance your security career.

Agenda at a Glance

October 09

  • 8:30am-12:00pmCb Protection CertificationPrerequisite Required
  • 1:30pm-5:00pmCb Defense CertificationPrerequisite Required
  • 8:00pm-10:00pmOpening Reception

October 10

  • 8:00am-8:45amRegistration, Breakfast & Networking
  • 9:00am-9:10amWelcome
  • 9:10am-9:30amCEO Address
  • 9:30am-12:00pmGuest & Customer Keynotes
  • 12:00pm-1:15pmLunch & Networking
  • 1:30pm-5:15pmBreakout Sessions, Genius Bar Appointments & Private Meetings
  • 5:15pm-6:15pmGenius Bar Happy Hour
  • 7:00pm-10:00pmReception

October 11

  • 8:00am-9:00amBreakfast & Networking, Morning Address
  • 9:00am-9:15amDay 2 Kickoff
  • 9:15am-9:45amCustomer Keynote
  • 10:00am-11:45pmBreakout Sessions, Genius Bar Appointments & Private Meetings
  • 11:45pm-12:30pmLunch & Networking
  • 12:30pm-4:15pmBreakout Sessions, Genius Bar Appointments & Private Meetings Continued
  • 4:30pmWrap Up & Conference Concludes
  • 8:30am-12:00pmCb Protection CertificationThe Carbon Black Training Team will offer a free, onsite session to earn a Cb Protection Associate Analyst certification to the first 25 customers who qualify. This event will include a two-hour review with a product expert before the examination. Seats are limited. You will receive more information after registering for Cb Connect.
  • 1:30pm-5:00pmCb Defense CertificationThe Carbon Black Training Team will offer a free, onsite session to earn a Cb Defense Associate Analyst certification to the first 25 customers who qualify. This event will include a two-hour review with a product expert before the examination. Seats are limited. You will receive more information after registering for Cb Connect.
  • 8:00pm-10:00pmOpening Reception
  • 8:00am-8:45amRegistration, Breakfast & Networking
  • 9:00am-9:10amWelcome
  • 9:10am-9:30amWhat's Ahead on the Security LandscapePatrick Morley, CEO, Carbon BlackCarbon Black CEO Patrick Morley will discuss the state of the security landscape and the importance of the cloud and big data to power next generation security defenses.
  • 9:30am-10:15amOne-on-One with the Legend: Hacking Live with Kevin MitnickKevin Mitnick, CEO, Team Leader, and Chief White Hat HackerKevin Mitnick is the world's most famous hacker, global best-selling author, and the top cyber security speaker. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. We'll dive into the mind of someone who was the most wanted hacker in the world, and see how he hacks... live on stage.
  • 10:45am-11:30amThe Future of Security: Cloud, Data & AnalyticsMike Viscuso, Co-Founder & CTO, Carbon BlackCTO Mike Viscuso will describe why cybersecurity has become a massive "big data" problem -- and how Carbon Black is innovating in the cloud, with predictive analytics and collective intelligence, to solve it.
  • 11:30am-12:00pmTen Disarmingly Simple Questions for an Effective Board Discussion of SecurityTom Killalea, Former CISO, AmazonIn their discussions of security risk, CISOs and board members are constrained by time, frame of reference, shared vocabulary, experience, and understanding of the adversary. Board members could use some help. So what are the 10 questions that board members could ask so that a thorough and effective board discussion of information security takes place?
  • 12:00pm-1:15pmLunch & NetworkingSponsor Tables & Genius Bar will be open during lunch.
  • 1:30pm-5:15pmBreakout SessionsOur afternoon breakout sessions will be divided into two tracks - one for CISOs, CIOs and Senior level security executives, and one for technical experts and security administrators.
  • Why you should attend?In this track we are bringing together top senior security executives across industries to share best practices and lessons learned. As the importance of cybersecurity as a vital component of business growth increases, it makes the role of the CISO even more challenging. In this track you'll learn how to become a more effective leader straight from experienced security executives.

    Who should attend?Senior security executives

    1:30pm-2:15pm CISO Panel: Staying Ahead of the Evolving Threat Landscape

    2:30pm-3:15pm 5 Tactics for "Selling Security" to Senior Leadership

    3:30pm-4:15pm Orchestrating the Accelerated SOC with IBM Resilient

    4:30pm-5:15pm Cracking the Code: Building a Successful Security Program

    Why you should attend?The Cb Connect Security Analyst Track features new findings and insights from Carbon Black's leading technical minds. In this track, we will provide a high-level overview on the current state of endpoint security, discuss testing trends, and dissect the latest ransomware research from the Carbon Black Threat Research Team.

    Who should attend?Threat researchers, engineers, administrators and security analysts

    1:30pm-2:15pm Threat Research: Strength in Numbers

    2:30pm-3:15pm Building a Highly Effective, High-Speed SOC

    3:30pm-4:15pm If You Don't Know Your Past, You Don't Know Your Future: Threat Hunting Through Time

    4:30pm-5:15pm Using Virtualization to Protect Applications with VMware AppDefense

  • 1:30pm-5:15pmGenius Bar & Private MeetingsDuring any breakout slot, you can also select to visit our Genius Bar, where Carbon Black product managers, engineers, and support staff will be on hand to answer questions and walk you through product challenges. You can also schedule private meetings with Carbon Black executives and staff.
  • 5:15pm-6:15pmGenius Bar Happy HourIf you haven't had a chance to visit our genius bar, this is an opportunity to chat with Carbon Black experts, network with other attendees, as well as visit our sponsors tables to learn more about our partner integrations and sponsor offerings.
  • 7:00pm-10:00pmReception
  • 8:00am-8:45amBreakfast & Networking
  • 9:00am-9:15pm Accelerating the Power of Technology Through Change Agents and ModelsRobert Rodriguez, Founder and Chairman, SINETRobert Rodriguez, Founder of SINET who spent over twenty-two years as a Special Agent with the US Secret Service, will share his perspective on using proven models that advance innovation. He will discuss the power of connecting the ecosystem and how a community can build trusted information sharing environments.
  • 9:15am-9:45amCustomer Keynote: Preparing for the Future of SecurityNeil Boland, CISO, Major League BaseballAs advanced threats continue to grow, how will you prepare your organization to defend against future attacks? Security pioneer Neil Boland, Chief Information Security Officer for Major League Baseball, will share insight into how he’s making security a top priority across the organization. Hear how Neil is optimizing and standardizing the security stack across 30 different teams and bringing the Clubs and other sports organizations together to collectively combat threats.
  • 10:00am-11:45pmBreakout SessionsOur breakout sessions on the second day will be divided into three tracks by use case – NGAV, Incident Response & Threat Hunting, Application Control & Critical System Lockdown. These breakouts will be delivered by Carbon Black experts and our customers, who will share best practices, deployment techniques and how to maximize your security investment.
  • Why you should attend?Traditional antivirus just isn't working anymore. So what comes next? In this track you will learn how to replace your antivirus solution with next-gen antivirus — from determining your needs to selecting a vendor to implementing the solution and replacing your old AV worry-free.

    Who should attend?IT Security and IT Operations teams that own endpoint protection and want to replace it with something better.

    10:00am-10:45am Cb Defense Roadmap: Convergence of Prevention, Detection, and Response

    11:00am-11:45am From Legacy AV To Full Endpoint Visibility: How I Got There With Cb Defense

    Why you should attend?While compromise may be inevitable, breach is not. In this track you will learn how leading SOC and IR teams are transforming how they use their people, processes, and systems to change the economics of attack.

    Who should attend?SOC/IR Analysts, Threat researchers

    10:00am-10:45am Frameworks for Fighting Phishing

    11:00am-11:45am Cb Response Roadmap: The Future of Detection, Response and Threat Hunting

    Why you should attend?Security threats and compliance requirements have grown increasingly sophisticated and complex. This track will show security teams how to effectively lock down servers, critical systems and high value endpoints to safeguard intellectual property and sensitive data—without impacting system performance.

    Who should attend?Security Management & Practitioners, System & Application Administrators

    10:00am-10:45am Application Whitelisting at Scale

    11:00am-11:45am Maximum Security, Minimal Impact: The Art of Application Control

  • 10:00am-11:45amGenius Bar & Private MeetingsDuring any breakout slot, you can also select to visit our Genius Bar, where Carbon Black product managers, engineers, and support staff will be on hand to answer questions and walk you through product challenges. You can also schedule private meetings with Carbon Black executives and staff.
  • 11:45am-12:30pmLunch & NetworkingSponsor Tables & Genius Bar will be open during lunch.
  • 12:30pm-4:15pmBreakout SessionsOur breakout sessions on the second day will be divided into three tracks by use case – NGAV, Incident Response & Threat Hunting, Application Control & Critical System Lockdown. These breakouts will be delivered by Carbon Black experts and our customers, who will share best practices, deployment techniques and how to maximize your security investment.
  • Why you should attend?Traditional antivirus just isn't working anymore. So what comes next? In this track you will learn how to replace your antivirus solution with next-gen antivirus — from determining your needs to selecting a vendor to implementing the solution and replacing your old AV worry-free.

    Who should attend?IT Security and IT Operations teams that own endpoint protection and want to replace it with something better.

    12:30pm-1:15pmManaged NGAV – Enhance your Security with Threat Intelligence and Expert Resources

    1:30pm-2:15pmLithium's Innovative Cloud-First Approach to Perimeter-less Security

    2:30pm-3:15pmHow Cb Defense Elevated Zendesk's Endpoint Program — And My Career

    3:30pm-4:15pmImproving Your Security Posture with Advanced Policies

    Why you should attend?While compromise may be inevitable, breach is not. In this track you will learn how leading SOC and IR teams are transforming how they use their people, processes, and systems to change the economics of attack.

    Who should attend?SOC/IR Analysts, Threat researchers

    12:30pm-1:15pmFighting Back Attackers in High Stakes Environments

    1:30pm-2:15pmUsing the Mitre ATT&CK Framework to Test Your Controls and Enhance Your Security Posture

    2:30pm-3:15pmIntermediate Threat Exploration: A Systematic Approach to Catch Threats Most Often Missed

    3:30pm-4:15pmContinuous Improvement with Cb Response: How to Turn Regular SOC/IR Activities into High-Value Configurations

    Why you should attend?Security threats and compliance requirements have grown increasingly sophisticated and complex. This track will show security teams how to effectively lock down servers, critical systems and high value endpoints to safeguard intellectual property and sensitive data—without impacting system performance.

    Who should attend?Security Management & Practitioners, System & Application Administrators

    12:30pm-1:15pmCb Protection Roadmap: Automating Protection Against Advanced Malware

    1:30pm-2:15pmKey Strategies for Transitioning to High Enforcement

    2:30pm-3:15pmScaling to High Enforcement with Cb Protection

    3:30pm-4:15pmTechniques for Transforming Your App Control Deployment

  • 12:30pm-4:15pmGenius Bar & Private MeetingsDuring any breakout slot, you can also select to visit our Genius Bar, where Carbon Black product managers, engineers, and support staff will be on hand to answer questions and walk you through product challenges. You can also schedule private meetings with Carbon Black executives and staff.
  • 4:30pmWrap Up & Conference Concludes
*Agenda and speakers are subject to change at any time. Please check back regularly for updates.

Registration

Free

Carbon Black
Customers

You must sign up with a valid business email address from a Carbon Black customer account to be eligible for a free pass. Customers will have full access to all Cb Connect sessions & events.

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Carbon Black
Government Customers

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$500

General
Admission

Please note, some content will be restricted to Carbon Black customers only. Your pass includes all main stage/keynote sessions, some general breakouts, and networking events.

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$250

Carbon Black
Partners

Please note, some content will be restricted to Carbon Black customers only. Your pass includes all main stage/keynote sessions, some general breakouts, and networking events.

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Location

Location

Hyatt Regency

5 Embarcadero Ctr
San Francisco, CA 94111

$289
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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Platinum

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VMWare

Gold

Gold
IBM
Red Canary
SecureWorks

Silver

Silver
Advanced Threat Analytics
eSentire
LogRhythm
Vectra

Bronze

Bronze
Corvil
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