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EWF @ Black Hat USA 2020

8/5/2020 to 8/6/2020

When: August 5-6, 2020
Where: BlackHat USA 2020 Virtual Event Platform
United States





Join us and over 11,000 security industry professionals for Black Hat USA 2020 taking place

August 1 - 6, 2020
 online in a Virtual format!


You can save $200 off your Briefings pass when you use discount code: 20EWFbh

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Don't forget to stop by the EWF Booth online  &
the EWF Meet & Greet at Black Hat USA 2020 Virtual Platform on August 5th 2020 @ 2:15pm PT. 

Don't Miss this Workshop "Cyber Best Practices in Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures" by Renee Forney, Senior Director of Cyber Assurance

About the Session: 

This session focuses on the reasons for cybersecurity involvement in M&A. You will learn about risks such as post-acquisition breaches and the cost of not involving security earlier in the M&A process. There will be a focus on both large asset purchases as well as small company acquisitions.

About the Speaker: 

Renee is a consummate cybersecurity expert and visionary, earning the honor of SC Magazine’s 2016 Women of Influence award and ACT-IAC’s Igniting Innovation award. Currently, she serves as Capital One’s Senior Director of Cyber Assurance and is responsible for cyber third-party management , mergers & acquisitions cyber due diligence, customer authentication and PCI.  As Senior 

Director, Renee pioneered a cyber threat, intelligence-led, supply chain risk management program. Previously, Renee has served as the Deputy CIO for the Department of Energy and the Executive Director of the Cyber Skills Management Support Initiative at the Department of Homeland Security. Prior to Federal Service Renee was with Unisys as a Division Program Manager.

Renee, a sought-after speaker at major industry conferences, has spoken at  RSA, the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Tech Summit, and the National Conference of Minority Cybersecurity 

Renee holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University, M.S. in Engineering Management from George Washington University, and an honorary Doctorate Degree of Science and Technology from Champlain College. She is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Shared Assessments Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) and received her Executive Education Certificate in Mergers & Acquisitions from Columbia Business School, Columbia University.Professionals. She has served on  the (ISC)2 North American Advisory Council. In addition, she currently serves on the  Executive Women’s Forum Board of Advisors, the University of Texas San Antonio Research External Advisory Council, the George Washington University Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection and the Shared Assessments Advisory Board. Renee is a published author on cybersecurity workforce issues and has briefed members of Congress and staff regarding minority underrepresentation in cybersecurity.

Wednesday | August 5th | 11:00am PT

BlackHat USA 2020 Virtual Platform 
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