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Strategic Cybersecurity Leadership

Digital Threatscape Defense—Today, Tomorrow, AI, and Beyond

Delve into state-of-the-art cybersecurity approaches, strategic analysis and implementation, and AI's role in future-proofing your organization, all facilitated by accomplished cybersecurity professionals with extensive industry, government, and military backgrounds. Enhance your cybersecurity awareness and approach through this pivotal opportunity to network, apply real-world strategies, and elevate your status as a cybersecurity authority in your organization.

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What You Will Learn

Transform your approach to and increase your awareness of cybersecurity leadership with our transformative two-day program, uniquely designed for senior decision-makers. Led by a team of facilitators with real-world experience, you’ll be immersed in an environment where you will gain practical insights and strategies directly applicable to today’s cyber threats.

Seasoned experts will lead you in interactive, application-focused sessions where you will learn about:

  • cutting-edge cybersecurity trends
  • tactical strategies for understanding and countering cyber attacks
  • incorporating cybersecurity as a fundamental strategic component in organizations
  • measuring cybersecurity effectiveness
  • cybersecurity and AI, its intersection and what the future holds

You will participate in a culminating hands-on tabletop exercise coordinated by former members of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Security Agency (NSA), and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). Receiving guidance from these seasoned cybersecurity professionals, you will apply your newfound knowledge through scenario-based role-play with fellow participants, gaining exposure to actual cybersecurity situations through practical application.

In addition to an educational opportunity, this is chance to network, learn from facilitators and peers, and solidify your role as a cybersecurity leader in your organization. Join us for an invaluable experience that will redefine your approach to digital security.

Who Should Attend

This program is recommended for senior decision-makers seeking to navigate the complex landscape of cybersecurity, especially:

•   C-Suite Executives: CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CTOs, Chief Legal Officers/General Counsels, and CHROs tasked with steering major corporate decisions and setting the strategic direction of their organization.

•   Chief Risk Officers: Professionals at the forefront of identifying, assessing, and mitigating strategic risks related to cybersecurity.

•   Senior Military Officers: General Officers and Flag Officers responsible for shaping military strategy and cybersecurity defense.

•   Senior Government Leaders: High-ranking government or military civilians, particularly those in the Senior Executive Service (SES), who oversee critical aspects of national security policy and its strategic implementation.

•   Visionary Leaders in Technology and Security: Individuals at the helm of innovation and security in their respective fields, seeking to stay ahead of evolving digital threats.

Continuing Education Credits

16 hour(s) of continuing education

1.6 CEUs

This program has limited seats so please register early. If the program session becomes full, you will be notified if you must be placed on the wait list.

Scheduled Dates
Thursday, September 26 - Friday, September 27 2024
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401 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN

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Program at a Glance
Duration 2 Days
Program Fee $2,900

Cost includes tuition and instructional materials. Cancellation, Transfer, and Substitution Policy.&


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Shane Callahan
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Interim Chief Information Officer (CIO), Vanderbilt University

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Lieutenant General Charlie Moore
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University

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Niloofar Razi Howe
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University

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Alexander Romero
Cybersecurity Innovator and Industry Leader

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Kurt Sanger
Founder and Director, Integrated Cybersecurity Partners, LLC

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Jesse Spencer-Smith
Interim Director, Data Science Institute

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