2022 Cybersecurity Summit, Presented by the Arizona Commerce Authority, ACTRA, and the Arizona Technology Council


The Arizona Technology Council, Arizona Commerce Authority and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA) are excited to host the ninth annual Cybersecurity Summit on
Thursday, May 12, 2022.



The Cybersecurity Summit provides an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Join these great Arizona organizations for this educational summit that provides actionable solutions, as numerous AZTC and ACTRA member organizations showcase their available resources, products and services geared toward helping protect your intellectual property and customer data. There will be panel discussions, a keynote speaker, sponsors  and other exceptional presentations. 

Event Agenda:

10:45 AM | Registration/Lunch/Networking/Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM | Opening Remarks & Brief Vendor Pitches – Karla Morales, Vice President, Southern Arizona Regional Office, Arizona Tech Council & Frank J. Grimmelmann, President & CEO, Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance, Inc. (ACTRA)

11:50 AM | Panel Discussion – “Proven Lessons for Addressing Today’s Threat Landscape”
Cyber-attacks on our nation continue to grow exponentially year to year with increasing concern over Nation State attacks, leaving security leaders with the challenge of responding to increasingly capable adversaries. As these attacks continue to impact every public and private organization, regardless of size or type of business affecting the welfare of our citizens, various strategies have emerged to respond to these threats. In this active exchange, senior security leaders will share their practical lessons learned from the trenches on how best to respond to this hostile cyber environment that today threatens the physical environment increasingly.

Panel Participants:
Jeffrey Coe, CISO, onsemi, James Costello, CISO, Freeport McMoRan, Pete Kim, CISO, Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Carraig Stanwyck, VP, Global Cybersecurity and Compliance, AVNET

Moderator: Frank J Grimmelmann, President & CEO, Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)

12:30 PM | Opening Keynote Speaker – Tim Roemer, Director Arizona Homeland Security/CISO State of Arizona

12:55 PM | Spotlight Power Presentation“The Intersection: Cybersecurity and Data Privacy — How to manage complementing and competing priorities” Rob West, Director, Risk Consulting, RSM US LLP

1:10 PM | Spotlight Chat“To Report or not to Report, that is the Question: A Discussion on the Critical Infrastructure Cyber Incident Law.” Norma Krayem, Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates to be interviewed by Caroline G. Lynch, Founder & Principal, Copper Hill Strategies

1:25 PM | Refreshment Break/Visit Exhibitors

1:45PM | Spotlight Power Presentation “Hot issues Surrounding Cybersecurity Talent Acquisition & Retention”
Cathleen Barton, Chief Executive Officer, Cathleen Barton Consulting

2:00 PM | Spotlight Power Presentation “Home on the Range: Key Lessons for Elevating Practical Skills”
Mike Manrod, Chief Information Security Officer, Grand Canyon Education & Dr. Pam Rowland, Associate Dean of Computer Sciences and Technology, Grand Canyon University

2:15PM | Afternoon Keynote Speaker“Cybersecurity Innovation in the Age of Modern Cyber Threats”
John Davis (Maj Gen US Army, Retired), Vice President, Public Sector, Palo Alto Networks

2:40 PM | Presenting Sponsor Presentation“Anchors Away: Partnering with the US Navy to Fund Cybersecurity Innovation Research” Richard McNamara, SBIR/STTR Transition Coordinator, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

3:10 PM | Spotlight Power Presentation – Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs Perspective on Ransomware as a Strategic Weapon, Peter Brecl, Director of Product Management, Security Services

3:25 PM | Closing remarks/Networking – Karla Morales, Vice President, Southern Arizona Regional Office, Arizona Tech Council

3:30 PM | Event Ends

Call for sponsors!

Sponsorships for this event are sold out. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information on other sponsorship opportunities. 



                                                                                                      SILVER SPONSORS
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8600 E Anderson Dr.
Scottsdale , AZ 85255


Venue 8600


May 12, 2022


10:45 AM - 3:30 PM


AZTC Member/ACTRA Member | $35 Non AZTC/ACTRA Member | $50