MAY 2023


Get involved with the SINET Community this Spring. Our calendar is packed with opportunities to connect, speak, mentor, and more this May. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the SINET team with any questions or concerns.
Please contact or your team’s SINETConnect admin for your company’s SINETConnect login.

Thank You to Our Committed Community Members

Thank you to Paul Montrose, Sr. Director, Deputy Chief Security Officer at Acxiom; AppOmni, Salt Security, Query.AI, Halcyon, Hubble, and the team at SYN Ventures for your continued commitment to the SINETConnect Community. Our community continues to thrive thanks to your thought leadership and innovation.

Upcoming Events

SINET16 Innovator Award

Applications for the 2023 SINET16 Innovator Award will open on May 1. 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.

SINETLive Webinar

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.

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.

Kevin Walker
Chief Security Officer
Procore Technologies

Kevin Walker

May 4, 2023
10:30am-11:30am PT

Kevin Nally
Chief Information Officer
U.S. Secret Service

Nally, Kevin Photo

May 16, 2023
10:30am-11:30am PT

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

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 to Manage Cloud Costs & Leveraging IT During Austere Economic Times
May 4, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with Gigamon.
Participants include Yonesy Núñez, CISO, Jack Henry & Associates, Juan Piacquadio, CIO & VP, Information Technology, Phlow Corporation, Chaim Mazal, CISO, Gigamon, and Devon Bryan, Global CIO, Carnival Corporation.
Please email Nicole Ostrow, to participate.

Building an Enterprise-Wide Data Security Program Amidst Data Overload
May 5, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with Titaniam.
Participants include Kurt John, Global CSO, Expedia Group, Tyson Kopczynski, CISO, Aledade, Inc., Arti Raman, Founder & CEO, Titaniam, Jim Meehan, Associate Director, DFIR Global Investigation / Threat Intelligence GSS at Verizon, Verizon, Andy Stone, CTO – Americas, Pure Storage, Gharun S. Lacy, DAS and AD for Cyber and Technology Security for Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Department of State, and Tony Bowen, Senior Director, Product Security Architecture, Experian. 
Please email Nicole Ostrow, to participate.

Optimizing the Global Cybersecurity Workforce Gap
May 11, 2023
8:30AM-9:30AM PT

In collaboration with CyberCX.
Participants include Larry Letow, CEO, US Region, CyberCX, Nick Scott, Global Head of Cyber Defense and Strategy, UBS, Leda Muller, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, Standford University, Linus Barloon, CISO, U.S. Senate, Roar Thon, Specialist Director Security Culture, Norwegian National Security Authority, and Nitin Raina CISO Thoughtworks.
Please email Nicole Ostrow, to participate.

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.
Please email Nicole Ostrow, to participate.

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

In collaboration with Armorblox.
Please email Nicole Ostrow, 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 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
Heather Rodriguez, CEO
Programming content, community participation, and navigating SINETConnect 
Nicole Ostrow, Brand Engagement Manager
Registration and showroom updates
Theresa Princi, Marketing and Registration Manager

Featured Company

CyberCX is a global cyber security company, with a workforce of 1000+ cyber security professionals delivering end-to-end solutions for customers across the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Our highly skilled consultants’ partner with customers across all industries to help them manage cyber risk, build resilience, and improve their cyber security posture.

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.