Walmart’s Chief Security Architect to Participate in HR-ISAC Cyber ​​Intelligence Summit Keynote

The RH-ISAC Cyber ​​​​​​Intelligence Summit will take place on September 20 and 21, 2022.

Portrait of Ira Winkler

Ira Winkler, Chief Security Architect at Walmart

Ira Winkler will open the conference with a keynote presentation entitled “Human Security Engineering: A Holistic Approach to Addressing Human Incidents”.

We are delighted that Ira is speaking at the Summit to share her expertise. Exploring the human side of security engineering can be a game-changer, and this talk will give our members unique insight.

— Suzie Squier, President of HR-ISAC.

VIENNA, VA, UNITED STATES, June 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) announced today that Ira Winkler will be the keynote speaker for HR- ISAC Cyber ​​Intelligence Summit taking place September 20-21, 2022 at the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park in Plano, Texas. Ira is the Chief Security Architect for the world’s largest retailer, Walmart, and is considered one of the most influential security professionals in the world.

“Collaborating and sharing threat intelligence among retail peers helps our industry better prepare for emerging and evolving threats. Walmart has prioritized its participation in ISAC, and as part of that effort, we are proud to have Ira Winkler representing our team and hosting the HR-ISAC Summit,” said Jerry Geisler, Vice President senior and CISO at Walmart.

“We are delighted that Ira is speaking at the Summit to share her expertise with our community. Exploring the human side of security engineering can be a game-changer in cyber defense, and this keynote will give our members unique insight. said Suzie Squier, President of HR-ISAC.

Ira is the Chief Security Architect at Walmart within Global Tech, the retailer’s team of more than 21,000 associates, including cybersecurity experts, data scientists and engineers. He is the author of “You Can Stop Stupid” and “Security Awareness for Dummies”. Additionally, he has won numerous prestigious industry awards, including the Information Systems Security Association Hall of Fame Award and CSO Magazine’s Compass Award. More recently, Ira was named Top Cybersecurity Leader 2021 by Security Magazine.

The RH-ISAC Cyber ​​Intelligence Summit is designed for strategic leaders and cybersecurity practitioners from physical and online retailers, gaming properties, grocers, hotels, restaurants, consumer product manufacturers and cybersecurity industry partners. The HR-ISAC Summit features a member-driven program, including sessions led by prominent thought leaders from some of the world’s leading brands. To learn more about the event or to register, visit summit.rhisac.org.

Annie Chambliss
Retail and Hospitality ISAC
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