Converge Security Conference

October 25, 2024 - Anaheim, California

Converge Security Conference brings together security thought leaders to engage across the cyber, physical, and operational security domains. Come learn from top speakers, explore blended threats, and improve collaboration.

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ABOUT OUR EVENT

A DEEPER CONVERSATION

Converge Security Conference’s unique format and focus provide a rare opportunity for security professionals to expand their knowledge of security threats, other security domains, and peers that they need to increasingly collaborate with in the future.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

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Keynote Speaker

We are thrilled to welcome Steve Bernard, who is the founder of Bernard Global, LLC. Steve was the former Executive Vice President of Global Protection Services for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Triple-Track Sessions

Sessions are divided into 3 tracks, each designed in their specific domain (Physical, Cyber, Operational)

General Counsel CISO & CSO Summit

GC, CISO & CSO summit occurs concurrently with sessions. This sponsor-free zone is curated and peer moderated by their perspective community and attendees.

Community
Groups

Converge Security Conference will offer a general session and mentor-led wrap up sessions for each domain to assist attendees with key concepts, Q&A’s, and personalized discussions.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Steve Bernard

Found and Chief Executive, Bernard Global LLC

Biography

Steve’s diverse career has spanned nearly 50 years, working and living in over 50 countries.  Between 2002 and 2018 he served Sony Pictures Entertainment/SONY as their Executive Vice President of Global Protection Services (anything, anywhere, anytime).  In July 2018, he founded Bernard Global, LLC a provider of risk and resilience advisory services including cybersecurity, physical security, crisis management and awareness programs.  He currently advises the FBI DSAC and US Department of State OSAC..  He is a sought-after speaker in business, academia and for a variety of media events.  His time in the US Army included a tour in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, with an Associate of Arts degree in Psychology.  During his 12 years in municipal police he also graduated from the FBI National Academy.  Steve has been a Certified Fraud Examiner(CFE) since 1991. Prior to Sony Steve worked in key leadership roles in high-tech, oil & gas and law-enforcement.

He has been recognized by the FBI, US Department of State, ATF, the CIA and the US Army.

LEADING THE WAY

Matt Travis

Chief Executive Officer
The Cyber AB (formerly CMMC-AB)

Corey White

Chief Executive & Experience Officer
Cyvatar

Kevin Johnson
Kevin Johnson

Chief Executive Officer
Secure Ideas

Adam German
Adam German

Chief Information Security Officer State of California Health and Human Services

Bobby Louissaint
Bobby Louissaint

Head of Technical Partnership
Meta

FBI

FBI Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

Valerie Thomas

Independent Security Consultant and Researcher

Hiep Dang
Hiep Dang

Vice President of Product
HiddenLayer

Andrea Hoy
Andrea Hoy

Founder & Fractional/Virtual CISO
A. Hoy & Associates

James Habben

Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee
American First Credit Union

Bren Briggs

Vice President
Hypergiant

Kasia Hanson

Global Sr. Director, Physical and Cybersecurity Ecosystems
Intel

Trinh Ngo

Director, IT Regulatory & Controls Assurance
Blue Shield of California

James Habben

Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee
American First Credit Union

Ben Tchoubineh

Partner
CyNtelligent Solutions LLC

Rouman Ebrahim

Assistant Head Deputy DA
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office

Steven Lacy
Steven Lacy

Global Security Manager
Coinbase

Mike Villegas

Senior Vice President
K3DES

J. Greg McVerry

Associate Professor
Southern Connecticut State University

Jacob Horne

Chief Security Evangelist
Summit 7

Timothy Swaney

Senior Manager, Information Security
Blue Shield of California

Pam Nigro

Chair, Board of Directors
ISACA International

Joel McCamley

Founding Partner
911 Authority, LLC.

Jim Lockard

Senior Project Consultant
911 Authority, LLC.

AGENDA OVERVIEW

Schedule subject to change without notice.

REGISTRATION OVERVIEW

Pass types

Converge Security Conference offers a variety of ways that attendees can engage at the conference. Please see options to the right for more information. For sponsors, please visit Become a Sponsor and for media please fill out the Contact Form to inquire about attending.

FULL CONFERENCE
SUMMIT

THE VENUE

Converge Security Conference is held at four-star, three diamond, hotel that is conveniently situated within walking distance to the Anaheim Convention Center, DISNEYLAND® Resort, the House of Blues and a multitude of other restaurants. It’s also only 20 minutes to California’s iconic PCH, premier beaches, with Los Angeles and Vineyards within an hour’s drive. Converge Security Conference ’s location is ideal for business or extended post-conference family vacation.

Anaheim Marriott

700 W Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802 USA