Risk and Security strategy features market analysis from our strategic research partner, IDC, the global leader in market research and analysis. Following the event you’ll be granted access to its highly-valued CIO research package, “The five stages to enterprise recovery: How tech can help organizations flatten the curve to recovery".
You’ll get the full benefits of our live regional roadshow events – what TechTalk is known for – networking while learning about the most cutting edge technologies in a live environment. Meet and speak with our sponsors, the companies you need to know on the cutting edge of technology, get specific information for your applications and arrange follow-up.
Presenter: Pete Lindstrom, IDC Vice President of Research, Enterprise / NextGen Security
Pete Lindstrom is Vice-President of security research with IDC's IT Executive Program (IEP). He has extensive and broad expertise with a variety of information security products, but is best known as an authority on cybersecurity economics issues such as strategic security metrics, estimating risk and return, and measuring security programs. He has also focused on applying core risk management principles to new technologies, architectures, and systems, focusing on the use of virtualization, cloud security, and big data. He has developed the "Four Disciplines of Security Management" (a security operations model), and the "5 Immutable Laws of Virtualization Security," which was integrated into guidance from the PCI Council.
Prior to joining IDC in 2014, Pete accumulated 25 years of industry experience as an IT auditor, IT security practitioner, and industry analyst. He is a frequent contributor to business and trade publications and is often quoted in USA Today, WSJ Online, Information Security Magazine, VAR Business, Searchsecurity.com, and CSO Magazine. His columns and articles have appeared in Information Security Magazine, Searchsecurity.com, ISSA Journal, and CSO Online. Additionally, Mr. Lindstrom is a popular speaker at the RSA Security Conference, InfoSec World, ISSA International Conference, and many regional conferences.
Pete served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Notre Dame.
After sponsor presentations join us as we pop a bottle of the vintage chosen by our resident sommelier, Rachel DeAmbrose, who will provide a brief tasting on the wine you’ll receive as a “thank you” for attending the event. Be sure to provide the best address to send your wine on the registration form.