IIA/ISACA 4th Annual IT Hacking Conference

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On behalf of the Chicago Chapter of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Chicago Chapter of ISACA, we invite you to the 4th Annual IT Hacking & Cybersecurity Conference!!!! 

Title:              Guardians of the Enterprise (Vol 4)

Dates:           Wednesday October 25th and Thursday October 26th

Location:      Summit West, 500 W Madison St (inside the Ogilvie Train Station)

CPEs:              16 

Cost:             $400 IIA/ISACA/AITP/ISSA Members/ $450 Non-Members

Last year's event was a huge success with 200+ professionals in attendance both days and the highest feedback ratings of any chapter event offered!  With your attendance, we are hoping to build upon the success of last year's event with a goal of 250 people in attendance each day!   

This year’s event features a two-track format with a more Technical attack focus joining forces with Management defense capabilities.  Our goal is present a two day event that contains the most real world hands-on application of Information Security and Hacking knowledge and skills that can be applied to the Internal Audit/IT Audit/Info Sec/Cyber world:

Technical Track


Management Track








Know your Adversary: Firsthand Lessons Learned in the Fight for Cybersecurity - Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of Secret Service (Chicago)

CISO Panel Discussion featuring Richard Rushing (Motorola), Glenn Kapetansky (Trexin), Waqas Awwaki (SIRVA), Erik Devine (Riverside Hospital)

Understanding Risk Appetite for Information Security - Chris Johnson, OnShore Security (PLATINUM SPONSOR)

4 Critical Mobile Security Holes CISOs are Ignoring – Chris Rowlands – Skycure/Symantec (PLATINUM SPONSOR)

Know your adversary: A Live Hack simulation using NSA's stolen digital weapons

Vinny Troia


Managing Privileged Access to Systems and Data

Katie Stevens


Identity Theft through OSINT/Social Engineering

Zee Abdelnabi

Cyber Operative

Harmonized GRC approach with Qualys Mandate Based Reporting

Mark Butler


Threat Intelligence and Risk, a Wild Goose Chase?

Rob Gresham


You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

Thomas Eck


To Catch A Thief – Defensive Wins That Drive Bad Guys Crazy

Travis Kaun


The Internet of Insecure Things

Steven Wernikoff

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Turbo-charging Security Operations to Keep Pace with Threats

John Jolly


The “Trusted LAN”

Mark Bermingham


The Ticking Time Bomb - Infrastructure Vulnerabilities of the Internet of Things

Steven Russo


Juggling the Elephants – Making AppSec a Continuous Program

Alyssa Miller

Aspect Security

Social Engineering:  Insider Threat Simulation vs. Adversarial Simulation

Stephanie Carruthers

Mindpoint Group

New AICPA Cybersecurity Attestation Standard

Bob Braico
Michael J. Podemski


Using Guerrilla Warfare to change the paradigm and accomplish strategic objectives

Rob Carson


Guardians of the Strategy: How Well-Intentioned Cybersecurity Controls Backfire

Piotr Marszalik
Michelle Erickson

Crowe Horwath

DevSecOps: Why Aren’t You Doing it?

Brian Liceaga

Evolve Security


The Business of Privacy:Balancing Retail and Info Services Business Goals with PII Stewardship

Sarah Powers

Eileen Filmus



The Rogue’s Gallery: Mobile Malware

Joseph Opacki



More Vendors, More Problems. How Tech companies that rely on vendors build scalable practices

Anders Norremo


At the end of Day 1, there will be a complimentary happy hour on-site @ Summit West which will include beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres!  Please stick around for some solid networking!

Excellent Value for Your Marketing Dollar / Premium Sponsorship Opportunities are still available.  Please reach out to our event organizers team for more details:

 Corbin Del Carlo – Discover (corbindelcarlo@discover.com)

Jason Torres – Rush University Medical Center (Jason_Torres@rush.edu)

Anthony Chan – Ingredion (anthony.chan@ingredion.com)

Shantanu Keskar – Discover (shantanukeskar@discover.com)

Gina Rogers – McMaster Carr (gina.rogers@mcmaster.com)

Alicia Li – Gogo Air LLC (alicia.liz129@gmail.com)



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