Cybersecurity Professionals to be Challenged to Think Creatively About Today’s Top Security Challenges at (ISC)² Security Congress
Artist, entrepreneur and best-selling author Erik Wahl will speak on creative problem solving to help cybersecurity professionals incorporate innovative thinking as they contend with monumental challenges
Clearwater, FL, October 1, 2019 – (ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced that Erik Wahl will keynote its 2019 Security Congress in Orlando, Florida which runs from October 28-30, 2019. Wahl will provide the lunch keynote presentation for day two of Security Congress, October 29 at 12:00 p.m. EST.
Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized artist, entrepreneur, TED speaker and best-selling author. His keynote session will focus on disruption and how businesses must embrace creativity. His latest book, “The Spark and the Grind,” activates the essential components of translating ideas into action. Wahl’s previous best-seller, “Unthink” was called “the blueprint to actionable creativity” by Forbes Magazine.
“Creative problem soliving is critical to addressing big challenges, and a mindset of innovation can benefit professionals and organizations at all levels,” said Wesley Simpson, COO, (ISC)². “Erik Wahl’s session will give our Security Congress attendees motivation and actionable advice to innovate in their own careers and achieve superior performance.”
Security Congress 2019 will offer more than 175 educational and thought leadership sessions across 18 tracks from a roster of an estimated 200 speakers. These sessions will aid security leaders by arming them with the latest knowledge, tools and expertise to protect their organizations. Over the course of the three-day event, cybersecurity professionals from around the globe, including researchers, frontline practitioners, CISOs and CIOs will share information on the industry’s most pressing topics, including critical infrastructure, IoT, privacy, cloud security, professional development and more. Register at: https://congress.isc2.org
About Security Congress
Security Congress brings together cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals for an annual conference designed to enrich careers and enable advancement so that attendees may excel in their profession. Since 2011, (ISC)² has hosted this annual conference around the United States, with this year’s event taking place in Orlando, Florida from October 28-30 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. For more information on Security Congress, visit congress.isc2.org or follow us on Twitter.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, (ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, pragmatic approach to security. Our membership, more than 140,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and Education™. For more information on (ISC)², visit www.isc2.org, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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