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Annual Member

Cyber Risk Governance

Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Nov 8

Leveling up in an Age of New Regulations and AI

CISOs, Risk Officers, and Legal Counsels collaborating for cyber risk management.

Cybersecurity remains a top priority for corporate executives and boards.

  • Recent major breaches at MGM, Clorox, and 23&Me continue to demonstrate the risk

  • New SEC regulations are raising the stakes for board cyber risk governance

  • AI is reshaping the threat environment and cyber defense programs


Are you prepared to answer your board’s questions?

Cyber Risk Governance

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Larry Quinlan

Deloitte (retired)

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Bob Nesbit

Defense Science Board

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Mahi Dontamsetti

State Street

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Sonya Ross

Harvard University

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Evan Wheeler


The AI Juggernaut

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Dr. Marc Zissman

MIT Lincoln Lab

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Dr. Mark Maybury

Lockheed Martin

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Taylor Lehmann


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Avi Gesser

Debevoise & Plimpton

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Adeel Saeed


Fireside Chat

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Ed Amoroso

TAG Cyber

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Justin Acquaro


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Alaina Clark


“a great conference… very well organized, informative, and you could tell that all the attendees were really into the subject"

Bob Nesbit, Defense Science Board and MITRE (retired)


8:30AM - 9:00AM

Check-in, Networking and Lite Breakfast

9:00AM - 11:50AM

Cyber Risk Governance - Getting Cybersecurity Out of the Box

Framing remarks from

  • Bob Nesbit: Defense Science Board, MITRE (retired)

  • Larry Quinlan: Board director, former Global CIO - Deloitte (retired)


  • Mahi Dontamsetti: EVP, Global Head of Non-Financial Risk & CTRO - State Street

  • Sonya Ross: Director of Risk Strategy & Insurance - Harvard University

  • Evan Wheeler: Senior Director, Technology Risk Management team - CapitalOne

Comments from CISOs and Legal Counsels


Cyber Risk Governance table discussions, led by ACSC members

11:50AM - 12:25PM

Lunch and Networking

12:25PM - 3:30PM

The AI Juggernaut & Network Breakouts

Framing remarks from

  • Dr. Marc Zissman: Associate Head, Cyber Security & Information Sciences Division - MIT Lincoln Laboratory & ACSC Board Member

  • Taylor Lehmann: Director, Office of the CISO - Google

Panel Discussion

  • Dr. Mark Maybury: Vice President, Commercialization - Lockheed Martin

  • Avi Gesser: Co-Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy, & AI Practice - Debevoise & Plimpton

  • Adeel Saeed: VP, Technology Strategy and Execution - Kyndryl


Network Breakouts on AI: CISOs/CIOs, Legal & Risk, Security Ops staff


Fireside Chat: Threats, Breaches, and Response

Dr. Ed Amoroso, CEO - TAG Cyber, Justin Acquaro, CISO - Crowdstrike, and Alaina Clark, Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement, CISA, US Department of Homeland Security

  • Insights into current threat landscape

  • Response to major ongoing incidents

  • Guidance to mitigating vulnerabilities and detecting the adversary


Networking Reception

Sponsored by RedSense Intelligence Operations


Lead Sponsor & Strategic Partner


Research Partners

Thank you to our research partners for their thought leadership 

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and new 2024

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