Flemington, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 18, 2014
Over 300 of the nation’s leading female executives in Information Security, Risk Management, Privacy, and Risk Assurance will assemble for the 12th Annual Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) National Conference to partake in three days of interactive programming at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale, Arizona from October 21-23, 2014. This year’s conference explores the theme of “Protecting Brand, Data & the Internet of Things: A summit to build and enable forward thinking leaders.” The 12th Annual National Conference will feature discussions relating to the current and future states of information security, IT risk assurance, privacy and regulation while also providing an exclusive forum for participants to develop and strengthen leadership skills.
“What’s unique about the Executive Women’s Forum is our commitment to a holistic approach of enabling women to not only achieve their professional goals but to fulfill their personal dreams. The EWF National conference is the one place that women gather every year to be inspired, energized and to build relationships with the brightest and most dynamic women in our field,” Joyce Brocaglia, CEO of Alta Associates and Founder of the EWF.
The conference provides an interactive experience featuring round-table exercises, incident simulations, panel discussions, and working groups.
Lynn Terwoerds, Director of Information Security Risk at Oracle and EWF Board of Advisor has volunteered as the 2014 EWF Conference Content Chair, “In traditional EWF style, this year's attendees will interact with industry leaders and experts to learn as well as discuss compelling security, risk management and privacy topics such as big data, managing identity in a world of internet of things (IoT). In addition attendees will hear from and get a chance to network with C-level executives about their personal journey and future vision.”
This year’s conference will feature keynote presentations from:
- Tuesday, October 21: Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Security for Cybersecurity and Communications for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Wednesday, October 22: Michelle Dennedy, Chief Privacy Officer, McAfee
- Wednesday, October 22: Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
- Thursday, October 23: Regina Lee, President, Major Account Services and ADP Canada
Representatives from the following Corporate Benefactor companies will be in attendance: ADP, Aetna, Amazon, American Express, BNY Mellon, Dell, Deloitte, eBay, Facebook, Fidelity Investments, Honeywell, IBM, Intuit, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, Kaiser Permanente, KPMG, Microsoft, Nationwide, PayPal, PG&E, PNC Financial, RSA, State Street, Symantec, and Wells Fargo.
About the EWF
Founded in 2002, the Executive Women's Forum is the largest member organization serving emerging leaders as well as the most prominent and influential female executives in the Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy industries. For more information, visit: http://www.ewf-usa.com.
About Alta Associates
Founded in 1986 Alta Associates is the most prominent, experienced and successful boutique executive search firm specializing in Information Security, IT Risk Management, GRC and Privacy. Alta is recognized for their deep industry understanding and their ability to attract and deliver top tier executives and the teams that support them. For more information, visit: http://www.altaassociates.com.