Webinar | Owning Your Firm’s Cyber Security Risk – A How To!

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
12:00 PM - 01:15 PM CST

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific)
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM (Mountain)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM (Central)

01:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Eastern)

Zoom Invitation Will Be Shared the Day Before the Event



Cyber Security risk is a red hot topic for boards and management teams alike these days. And governing the strategic risk issues has never been more critical if a board is to play an effective, guiding role for the organization to optimize growth, profitability and reputation. This webinar will:

  • Examine recent public major cyber security events and discuss the impacts and implications to their other organizations
  • Present perspectives on the Board’s role in appropriately managing Cyber Security risk, and
  • Discuss approaches for clarifying roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities for Cyber Security risk among the board, management, and staff

Attendees will take away a keen understanding of options to build effective Cyber Security Governance in their organizations.

Thank you to our webinar host!






Lou Manousos
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Elias Manousos is a security technology expert and experienced executive with over 20 years of delivering enterprise security solutions. Prior to co-founding RiskIQ, Elias was VP of R&D at Securant Technologies (acquired by RSA), an Internet leader in authorization and single sign-on (SSO). At Securant, he was instrumental in pioneering the now commonplace technologies providing increased browser security. 

Elias bootstrapped RiskIQ from zero to 100 employees and more than 100 customers in just 5 years. Today eight of the 10 largest financial institutions in the U.S. and five of the nine leading Internet companies in the world rely on RiskIQ to protect their websites, mobile apps and customers from malware and fraud. 


Tim Williams
Vice Chairman
Pinkerton Corp.

After more than four decades serving corporations as Chief Security Officer (CSO) and in other senior security roles, I have transitioned my career to focus on consulting, publishing, and public speaking to assist in improving enterprise security risk management globally. Most recently, I was CSO and Director of Information Risk and Enterprise Security for Caterpillar Inc., where I spearheaded numerous risk management strategies including crisis management and growth of cyber and physical global security for the enterprise. Formerly, I served in similar positions with Nortel Networks, Boise Cascade Corporation; and Procter & Gamble Corporation

My emphases today are on building Board-level and C-suite knowledge and awareness of enterprise security risk management, helping organizations to develop well-executed security strategy, expanding the expertise and business-savvy qualifications of security practitioners and better preparing the next generation of security professionals to meet the needs of organizations in a volatile global economy.


Jeff Sauntry
CEO and Founder
Risk Neutral

Jeff Sauntry, senior risk executive, built his career stepping up to digital transformation challenges. He is CEO and Founder of Risk Neutral, a leading provider of integrated risk management (IRM) services. Jeff has extensive experience in professional services, technology, risk, enterprise software and cybersecurity. In 2015, Jeff co-founded Invision Communications, a physical security solution provider specializing in access control, video surveillance, industrial control systems, IoT, network connectivity, and cybersecurity.  He currently serves as Chairman of the Board. In 2008, he co-founded New Market Partners – dba Applied G2, a cybersecurity, risk management, data privacy, and digital payment compliance consulting firm. Jeff served as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as well as Vice Chairman of the Board. Previously, Jeff held executive leadership positions with multiple Global 1000 firms, including Synopsys, Cigital, AT&T, Unisys, CA Technologies, Novell, PWC, and KPMG. Earlier this year, he completed the Chief Risk Officer program at Carnegie Mellon University.


Claudia Rast
Chair of IP, Cybersecurity & Emerging Technology Group
Butzel Long

Claudia Rast is a shareholder in Butzel Long's Ann Arbor office, where she chairs the firm’s IP, Cybersecurity and Emerging Technology Group.  Her areas of practice focus on domestic and international privacy and data protection, cross-border data transfers, the integrity of critical infrastructure, data breach response, cybersecurity standards addressing autonomous and connected vehicles, and technology licensing and protection. Rast’s privacy and data protection practice reaches back over 25 years, and she recently concluded a “mega” breach response, defined by the Ponemon Group as one involving over 1 million affected individuals.  In addition to her legal practice, she is a frequent author on issues of data privacy and security.  Recently appointed to co-Chair the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, she is also a chapter co-author of the ABA’s Cybersecurity Handbook (2nd ed.), and her current project is as a co-author of a book entitled Cyber Incident Response Handbook due to be published by the ABA in 2021.  Rast received her B.S. from the University of Michigan, majoring in Natural Resources, and her J.D. from University of Detroit School of Law, where she was the editor-in-chief of the law review and later clerked for the Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams.



Dave Tyson
Apollo Information Systems

Dave Tyson is the President of Apollo Information Systems. Apollo provides its enterprise clients with consulting and technology services including security strategy, assessment, security road-mapping, and operational technologies to ensure the protection of their brand and information assets, aligned with enablement of their business. Tyson served as the Chief Information Security Officer of SC Johnson, a private consumer products leader, and Pacific Gas and Electric, the largest power utility in the United States, as well as Senior Director of Security for eBay, and Chief Security Officer for Vancouver, Host City of the 2010 Olympics. Dave currently serves on the Boards of Apollo and the Global Security Risk Management Association, Tyson is the past Chairman of the Board and 2015 President of ASIS International, the world’s largest security management association.