JUNE 2023


The SINET Calendar is full of opportunities to connect with your peers this month. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the SINET team with any questions or concerns.
Please contact nostrow@security-innovation.org or your team’s SINETConnect admin for your company’s SINETConnect login.

Thank You to Our Committed Community Members

Thank you to Deepali Bhoite, CISO, Anaplan, Brian Harrell, CSO, AVANGRID, and Cyberhaven for your commitment to the SINETConnect Community. Your thought leadership and knowledge keeps the SINET Community alive.

Upcoming Events

SINET16 Innovator Award: Now Accepting Applications

Applications for the 2023 SINET16 Innovator Award are now open until June 18, 2023. Each year, SINET evaluates the technologies and products of hundreds of emerging Cybersecurity companies from all over the world, and selects the 16 most innovative and compelling companies. Applications will be evaluated by the SINET Steering Committee comprised of Fortune 1000 CISOs, Risk Executives, and the world’s leading venture capitalists and investment bankers.

CISO/Risk Executive-Only Webinar

Making your Board of Directors Cybersecurity Leaders
June 27, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

As an extension of the SINET Scottsdale Risk Executive Workshop, SINET is producing additional in-person and virtual thought leadership opportunities for our CISO/Risk Executive community. Join your peers for this transparent and interactive session.

SINETLive Webinars

The Rising Weapons of Choice: Mitigating Risks from Bot Attacks, Account Abuse, and Fraud
May 25, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with HUMAN Security.

Preparing & Addressing the Cybersecurity Governance Complexity Curve
June 28, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with NowSecure.

Seller Only Sessions: Ask the Risk Executive (virtual)

These one-hour, member-only sessions spotlight a Risk Executive on the SINETConnect virtual stage, allowing Cybersecurity entrepreneurs to ask the featured executive thought leadership questions. One representative from 10 companies may attend each session. Read the FAQ here to learn more.
A note from SINETConnect: We ask that our members use the “honor system” when registering for these sessions. Spots are limited and highly coveted, so if you are already friendly with the featured Risk Executive, consider allowing another community member to take your spot.

Stuart Frost
Head of Enterprise Security & Risk Management, UK Government
Senior Civil Service

Frost, Stauart photo

May 26, 2023
8:30am-9:30am PT

Nick Salian
Group CISO
Cantor Fitzgerald

Nick Salian

June 2, 2023
8:30am-9:30am PT

Marios Damianides
Chief IT Risk Officer
Omnicom Group

Marios Damianides Chief IT Risk Officer Omnicom

June 7, 2023
8:30am-9:30am PT

Jared Nussbaum
Ares Management


June 14, 2023
8:30am-9:30am PT

CISO Speaking Opportunities: Limited Access Thought Leadership Roundtables (virtual)

Format: Private, limited-access Zoom sessions hosted by Robert Rodriguez. No pitches / no Powerpoints / no media/press / Chatham House Rule apply.

Best Practices for Protecting Your Organization as Cyber Risk Morphs Into Business Risk
May 31, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with CyCognito.
Participants include Rob Gurzeev, CEO & Co-Founder, CyCognito, Mark Hughes, President Security, DXC Technology, Jimmy Sanders, Information Security, Netflix, Troy Wilkinson, CISO, Interpublic Group, John Cadavid, CISO, Barclays, and Brandon Pinzon, SVP, Chief Security Officer, Argo Group.

Please email Nicole Ostrow, nostrow@security-innovation.org to participate.

Unpacking GPT 4.0 and its Implications for Cybersecurity
June 1, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with Armorblox.
Participants include DJ Sampath, CEO & Co-Founder, Armorblox, Jack Hamm, Vice President Security Engineering & Architecture, Albertsons Companies, Kenneth Ricketts, CISO, Coupa Software Inc.,  Aman Raheja, CISO, IT Risk & IT VMO, Humana and Brandon Pinzon, SVP, Chief Security Officer, Argo Group.

Please email Nicole Ostrow, nostrow@security-innovation.org to participate.

APIs: Approaches to Building a Broad Security Strategy
June 29, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with Salt Security.

Please email Nicole Ostrow, nostrow@security-innovation.org to participate.

Models to Minimize Your Cloud Turning Dark
June 30, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with CrowdStrike.

Please email Nicole Ostrow, nostrow@security-innovation.org to participate.

Save the Date: SINETNew York (In Person)

October 5, 2023
The Times Center, New York City

View the agenda and speakers from SINET New York 2022 here.

SINETConnect Pitch Coaching

SINETConnect is excited to announce that we will begin to offer one-on-one pitchcoaching sessions with Robert Rodriguez, Chairman & Founder, SINET & Partner, SYN Ventures. With valuable insight into both the entrepreneur and consumer side of the industry, Robert will guide your company in refining your pitch deck and messaging and improving your roadmap.

Looking for advice on how to build lasting relationships with large-brand customers?

Visit the Screening Room for guidance from Nick Shevelyov and Martin Fredrickson on how to prepare for, land, and build lasting relationships with large-brand customers and complex organizations without being transactional. In their SINETConnect member-only Innovator Workshop, Nick and Martin discussed how to prepare your team as a cohesive whole on messaging and purpose, how to develop a differentiated message and lexicon, and how to build lasting and trusted relationships that will follow you throughout your career. This pre-recorded Workshop is available to view on-demand.

Community Reminders

Keep Your Profile Up-To-Date

We encourage all members to update your Executive Suite or Company Showroom on a quarterly basis to ensure that details such as product information, budgets, and leadership teams are up-to-date. Simply fill in the information you’d like to update on the Buyer Profile Update Form or the Seller Profile Update Form.

We Want to Hear From You

SINETConnect is a community built by the Cyber ecosystem, for the Cyber ecosystem. Is there anything you would like to learn in an educational workshop led by experts in the field? Email nostrow@security-innovation.org with any comments or concerns.

Need anything?

We welcome your thoughts and ideas. If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments, do not hesitate to reach out to any of the following SINET points of contact.

Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder rdrodriguez@security-innovation.org
Heather Rodriguez, CEO hrodriguez@security-innovation.org
Programming content, community participation, and navigating SINETConnect 
Nicole Ostrow, Brand Engagement Manager nostrow@security-innovation.org
Registration and showroom updates
Theresa Princi, Marketing and Registration Manager tprinci@security-innovation.org

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Thought Leadership Blog

Read articles by members about new technologies, topical issues in the Cybersecurity ecosystem, and personal experiences in Leadership in the curated Thought Leadership Blog.

The Latest

Head to The Latest to view The Thought Leadership Blog, SINET Calendar, and Monthly Newsletter all in one place. The SINET Calendar is your landing page for all upcoming events and will be updated weekly. You can filter by your user type, add them to your iCal, and register for programs, all from this page.