We're pleased to cordially invite you to THE

Security Summit at TPC Scottsdale

Security Summit Golf Event at TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course


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What to Expect

The IBM and Alacrinet team would like to cordially invite you to the Security Summit at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess along the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course. We hope you can join us to hear from our panel of presenters, followed by an optional ProAm Golf Tournament and a warm up lesson with our local golf Pros!


  • Protecting, Detecting, Responding and Remediating malicious incidents
  • How a smarter SIEM has improved threat detection
  • Using Watson A.I. for Cognitive Security
  • Endpoint Security - The ROI of Protection
  • Cyber Incident Response best practices

Our panel experts are some of the best minds in their field, and we are fortunate to have them all here in Scottsdale this year. With such extensive and unique backgrounds, they all bring a different perspective on enterprise technology, security and industry trends.

This exclusive event has limited capacity and is by invitation only, so please take advantage of this unique opportunity.

Event Date:

March 1, 2018

Event Time:

8:30 am

Event Place:

TPC Stadium Clubhouse

17020 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Event Sponsors

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8:00 AM          Registration & Breakfast

8:30 AM          Welcome & Introductions

8:45 AM          Today's Security Market and IBM's Strategy

9:45 AM          Establishing an Incident Response Playbook

10:45 AM        Coffee Break

11:00 AM        Endpoint Security - The ROI of Protection

11:45 AM        Next Gen Endpoint Management

12:30 AM        Box Lunches Served - Groups Announced

1:00 PM          Warmup at Range

1:30 PM          Scramble Golf Tournament (Optional)

19th Hole       Reception & Awards

Event Speakers

Bob Kalka

Vice President, IBM Security Business Unit

Bob Kalka, CRISC, is Vice President of the IBM Security Business Unit. Bob is responsible for IBM’s global technical sales, strategic accounts, tiger team and enablement programs. He has also been intimately involved for the past two decades in developing IBM’s overall strategy and business for its comprehensive security-related investments.

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Bob has been involved in the information security industry since 1994.
He has held a number of leadership positions in product management,
sales, business development, marketing management and product
development. He is a frequent international speaker on the relationship
of business with Information Technology, cloud computing and security,
and has had numerous papers and articles published on these topics. He
also holds a United States Patent related to secure distributed
computing software.

Bob received a Master of Business
Administration degree in Organizational Change and Development from
Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer
Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Bob also holds a
certificate in strategic marketing planning from the Indiana University
Graduate School of Business. 

He is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) by ISACA. 

He is a member of the Industry Advisory Boards for the Darwin Deason
Institute for Cybersecurity in the Lyle School of Engineering at
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas (inaugural member), as
well as the Department of Computing Security at the Rochester Institute
of Technology in Rochester, New York (invited member).

Ran RAK Consulting in Rochester, New York from 1987-1989

Published The Emotionally Authentic Christian in 2007

Specialties: Security sales, channels, enablement, strategy, product management, market management, marketing, etc..

Mark Phinick

Vice President of BigFix Sales and Services, HCL Technologies

As part of the the HCL Products & Platforms team, Mark Phinick engages with BigFix clients to help organizations protect brand equity and optimize costs by keeping endpoints continuously patched, secure and compliant with security and regulatory mandates.

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Previously the Global Leaders of IBM BigFix, Mark has partnered with CIOs and CISOs on optimizing their people, processes and technology to protect critical assets and brand equity against cyber threats.

Gant Redmon

IBM Resilient Program Director, Cyber Security and Privacy

Gant Redmon is Program Director of Cyber Security and Privacy at IBM’s Security Division. He managed IBM Security’s GDPR compliance and currently manages the breach notification logic in the IBM Resilient incident response platform.

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Full Biography

Prior to IBM, Gant was the general counsel at several security startups that went on to be acquired. In 1997, he was appointed membership on the President Clinton’s Export Counsel Subcommittee on Encryption (PECSENC). Gant received his JD from Wake Forest University and his BA from the University of Virginia, and is admitted to practice law in Virginia and Massachusetts.

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