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Trends in Enterprise Security 

Thursday, April 14th, 2022
8AM-4PM, to be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion at 123 West 18th St in NYC
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Would you like to attend or sponsor?  Contact us through our Contact Form and we'll get right back to you.

*Important Covid-19 Safety Information for Our Event:  We require that all attendees and staff provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination in order to attend.   Excelsior or other verified pass are acceptable as well as digital copy/ photo of vaccination card. 

Thursday, April 14th, 2022 

Interested in Sponsorship? Contact us through our online form, or email Priscilla Tate at

 Gold Sponsors

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 Silver  Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Interested in speaking? Contact us through our online form, or email Priscilla Tate at

Thursday, April 14th, 2022 8AM-4PM at 123 West 18th St (bet. 6th and 7th Avenues), NYC  


8:00-9AM Registration with Continental Breakfast and Exhibits    

9:00AM Opening Remarks: Priscilla Tate, Managing Director, TechForum   

9:15AM-9:45AM Why Asset Management Matters for IT and Security Teams: Kristi Jardin, Regional Director, Axonius and Jordan Farkas, Sr. Sales Engineer, Axonius 


9:45AM-10:15AM Exhibits and Snack Break       

10:15AM-10:30AM   Extended Detection & Response (XDR): Can the Buzz Live Up to the Hype?: Michael DeNapoli, Lead Solution Architect, Cymulate

10:30AM-10:45AM Exhibits and Snack Break     

10:45AM- 11AM  Cloud-based Access Control and the Transformation of Physical Security: Mary Clark,  CMO, Brivo 


11AM-11:45AM Exhibits and Snack Break

11:45AM-12PM Speed Kills Malware: Why 20ms Makes All The Difference: Brian Black, Director of Sales Engineering, Deep Instinct
12PM-12:45PM Luncheon and Exhibits Lunch includes (Gluten-Free and Vegan included): Upscale Caprese Sandwich: Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Baby Arugula & Balsamic Aioli on Rosemary Focaccia; Grown Up Chicken Sandwich: Herb Grilled Chicken, Vine Ripened Tomato, Saffron Mayo, Pea Shoots on Brioche Roll; Farro, Quinoa & Wheatberry Salad; Long Grain Wild Rice Salad; French Lentil Salad; Tuscan White Bean Salad.  

12:45PM- 1PM Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Program with a Prevention-First Strategy:  Eric Storm, Sales Director-NY, Blackberry Cylance

1:00PM-1:15PM Exhibits and Snack Break     

1:15PM- 1:30PM  Reducing Implicit Trust in Your Cloud Service Provider:  Mark Warner, Principal Solutions Architect, Thales Cloud Security

1:30PM-2:00PM Exhibits and Snack Break 


2:00M -3:00PM Panel:  Cybersecurity at the Crossroads:  How We're Adapting to the New Normal: Andy Feusse, ISO. Third-Party Risk Management;, Johnson & Johnson; Richard Timbol, CISO, Top 20 global  law firm; John Monaghan, Information Security, Sr. Advisor,  Anthem, Inc.; Mary Clark,  CMO, Brivo 


3:00PM 4:00PM – CHAMPAGNE, DESSERT, AND RAFFLES: Drawings for Door Prizes. 

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Thursday, April 14th, 2022


Brian Black, Director of Sales Engineering, Deep Instinct

Brian is a Philadelphia based Distinguished Sales Engineer with 20+ years of experience in Cybersecurity and Intelligence. Brian leads Deep Instinct’s security engineering team, overseeing North and South American territories. He is a thought leader and technology evangelist with a wealth of knowledge on AI, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning. In his off time he can often be found on the lecture circuit giving talks around online security and state sponsored threat actors, when he’s not fishing or competing in online CTF hacking competitions.

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Mary Clark, CMO, Brivo

Mary is an accomplished marketing and product management C-suite leader with 25+ years’ experience creating growth for companies in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector. Mary has a proven track record in building and growing new markets successfully, driving products from inception to general availability, creating and leading integrated product and marketing strategies, accelerating sales, while improving productivity and profitability.

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Michael DeNapoli, Solutions Architect, Breach and Attack Simulation, Cymulate

Mike DeNapoli has spent over two decades working with companies from mom and pop shops to Fortune 100 organizations; advising on issues from Business Continuity Planning, to Cloud Transformation, to Real-World Cybersecurity.  He is currently a Senior Solution Architect with Cymulate Breach and Attack Simulation; helping customers and partners know that their security controls are defending the organization, without speculation.

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Andy Feusse, Information Security Officer, Third Party Risk Management for Corporate, Medical Devices, and Vision, Johnson & Johnson

Andy Feusse is the Johnson & Johnson ISO for Third Party Risk Management for Corporate, Medical Device, and Vision. Prior to this position, Andy was Technical Lead for Security for the Information System Security Organization of the National Security Agency; Security Manager for IntraLinks; CISO for Health Care Systems, Inc.; and CISO for Ethicon, Inc. His certifications include (ISC)2 CISSP; IAPP CIPP. He earned his MS from Johns Hopkins University and his BS from The University of Michigan


Jordan Farkas, Sr. Sales Engineer, Large Enterprise, Axonius 

Jordan is a Senior Sales Engineer with Axonius and was formerly a Technical Account Manager with the company. He lives in New York, eats too much sushi, and the NY sports teams he roots for always lose.

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Kristi Jardin, Regional Director, Axonius 

Kristi is a Regional Sales Manager covering New York and New Jersey.  She lives in Brooklyn and in her free time enjoys cycling, reading Buddhist books, and visiting parks all around NYC.


John Monaghan, Information Security Advisor, Large health insurance firm

John Monaghan is Senior Advisor, Information Security at Anthem, Inc. prior to Anthem, John was responsible for Information Security policy development and maintenance at WellPoint, Inc. Prior to that, he worked in the HR Outsourcing division of PricewaterhouseCoopers as an internal Risk Management Consultant and as an IT auditor at IBJ Whitehall Financial Group and at the NY Power Authority. He has also held various applications development and computer operations positions. He received his MBA in Finance/IT and his BS in Marketing/Finance from Fordham University. He has earned his CISSP and CISA certifications. 


Richard Timbol, Sr. Manager Information Security, Top 20 legal firm

Richard Timbol is a well-respected Cyber Security & IT professional with over 30 years of experience.  He holds multiple certifications across the entire range of  IT and InfoSec fields, has shared his passion as a visionary speaker, authored several forward thinking technical and strategic articles and has been profiled in various security publications for his cyber-security evangelist viewpoints. He spent the early part of his career as an Enterprise Network Engineer in the pharma, financial, healthcare and retail industries. He later went on to lead teams and head departments in the diverse IT disciplines of InfoSec, Compliance, Network Engineering, Messaging, Deployment and End Point Support and is currently the Global Head of Information Security for one of the world’s leading law firms. He has also served as the Vice-Chairman and Chairman of The Threat Intelligence Committee for the LS-ISAO, is a member of the CyberNYC Mayor’s Advisory Board, has been an SC Magazine Awards Judge for the past 6 years and has also served on the New York State eHealth Information Privacy and Security Collaborative and on numerous other industry security and customer advisory boards over his career. 


Eric Storm, Sales Director-NY, Blackberry Cylance

Eric  currently manages an Enterprise Sales team at Blackberry, covering the New York / New Jersey Metro area.  He is an operational and sales leader who brings experiences and insights from multiple industries into his day-to-day work. Eric is passionate about technology --specifically, how organizations can use technology to their benefit to enhance productivity, create a better employee experience, and encourage collaboration for positive change and growth. Prior to Blackberry, he worked at Starmind; Citrix, and FIS (SunGard). He received a BSBA in Management at Bucknell University.

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Priscilla Tate, Executive Director & Founder, TechForum

Priscilla Tate is the founder and managing director of Technology Managers Forum (TechForum), an association which has a current membership of over 800 IT managers who work for mid-range and F1000 organizations in New York. Prior to founding Technology Manager Forum in 1994, Ms. Tate had a career in enterprise technology management, working at Citibank, EF Hutton and Manufacturers Hanover Trust (now Chase).


Mark Warner, Principal Solutions Architect, Thales Cloud Security

Mark is a Principal Solution Architect with Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing Group based out of Boston.  He is involved with helping organizations find ways to make their environments more secure without unnecessary complexity of implementation typical of security projects.  

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