Agenda and Speakers: Cybersecurity Leadership Program – Costa Rica

This agenda reflects our March 2023 program. A 2024 agenda will be updated closer to the event date.


March 14
  • Registration
  • Welcome Remarks by:

    • Jannixia Villalobos Vindas, Vice-Minister of Science Technology and Innovation, MICITT

    • Rosa Monge Monge, Principal, ULatina

    • Carolina Taborda, Cluster Manager, Cybersec Cluster

    • Jim O'Connor, Chairman and CEO, USTTI

    • David Hoffman, Program Director, Duke University

  • Cybersecurity Policy and Cross-sectoral collaboration (Luis Salazar)
  • Costa Rica Cyber Attack: Lessons from a Public Policy Perspective (Daniel Rodríguez Maffioli)
  • Resilience to Withstand Ransomware Attacks: the Case of Costa Rica (Alonso Ramirez)
  • Ransomware Deep Dive (Elizabeth Vish and Zoë Brammer)
  • Lunch sponsored by Paladin Capital
  • Size and Scale of Risks (Paul Rosenzweig)
  • Cybersecurity Oversight for Senior Leaders (David Hoffman and Shane Stansbury)

March 15

  • Colonial Pipeline Case Study/Critical Infrastructure (David Hoffman)
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management (Ari Schwartz)
  • International Cybersecurity Standards (Ari Schwartz)
  • Elements of a Cybersecurity Program (Art Ehuan)
  • Lunch sponsored by Unit 42 by Palo Alto Networks
  • How to Prepare and Respond to a Breach (Shane Stansbury)
  • Public-private Partnerships and Information Sharing in the Americas (Belisario Contreras)
March 16

Tabletop Simulation

  • Simulation Introduction
  • Simulation Part 1
  • Lunch sponsored by Trellix
  • Simulation Part 2
  • Conclusion/Call to Action
  • Reception
March 17
  • Special SME training, with David Hoffman

This program is brought to you in association with the following sponsors:

Founding Sponsor:
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Sustaining Sponsors:
Supporting Partners:
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