Live Event:
5 Things a CISO Should Do
When Talking to their Board

Join us for an intimate discussion with Ted, Michael and Simon as they share the best way to talk security posture with your Board. 

Ted, who has experience on 40+ boards and is one of Silicon Valley’s leading investors in the security space, will provide his expert perspective. In addition, Michael and Simon, two veteran CISOs, will share their lessons learned from talking to Boards.  As M&A activity builds across many markets, Ted, Michael and Simon will also offer wisdom on the security challenges of integrating different code bases and board communication requirements as your company grows. 

Date: August 3rd (During the BlackHat Conference)
Time: Discussion from 11:00 - 11:45 AM followed by networking and lunch
Location: Synack Panoramic Penthouse Suite, Delano Hotel 


  • Ted Schlein, Managing Partner at KPCB
  • Michael Coates, Trust and Security Officer Twitter
  • Simon Gibson, Former CISO Bloomberg LP. CISO Gigamon 

Moderator: Jay Kaplan, CEO and Co-Founder of Synack

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