Cloud Security

CISO Dinner

December 13, 2022 - Los Angeles, CA


Edwin Covert
Director, Risk Assessments and Testing
WarnerBros. Discovery


Ed brings almost thirty years of intelligence, cybersecurity, and risk management experience to his efforts. His personal mission is to improve security postures by translating "cyber speak" to mission need and working to ensure cybersecurity initiatives support the objectives of the organization. Currently, he is the Director of Risk Assessments and Testing for WarnerMedia. Previously, he was the Global Head of Security Architecture for Deutsche Bank. He holds numerous industry cybersecurity and project management certifications and has a Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity from the University of Maryland University College. He is currently a Master of Science candidate at Colorado State University studying the management of information technology and is an advisory board member of Ithaca College’s cybersecurity certificate program. He is also a veteran of the US Navy You can read Ed's writings at or at
Peter Dentico
Managing Director Security Operations
Omnicom Group


Passionate and innovative Information Security leader. Continuous learner and pragmatic strategist, always seeking to balance security with practicality and business process.

Dr. Neil Bahroos
Chief Informatics Officer
USC Keck Medicine


Neil is a visionary technologist, with over 20 years of leadership experience in the information technology and healthcare informatics field. He is known for translating complex technologies into meaningful opportunities and executing enterprise-wide governance and management systems. Neil as the Chief of Research Informatics for Keck Medicine and the Keck School of Medicine where his leadership roles led the strategic and practical evolution of data management and informatics. In these positions, he directs information technology policies, systems, programs and platforms to bolster research, translation of research, clinical quality and operational efficiency initiatives.

Neil has also worked in both the public and private sector. He has worked on the Human Genome Project in his capacity as informatician, has worked for private R & D companies, and for large government initiatives. He graduated with Honors from the University of Toronto, completed his masters-level diploma in Informatics from University of British Columbia and has an MBA from Purdue University in Data Analytics. He has published over 20 high impact peer-reviewed papers in the fields of data science and informatics.

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Cloud Security
The speed, flexibility, and scale of cloud computing has fundamentally transformed business operations and competitive dynamics. As organizations accelerate innovation, an overwhelming majority of IT executives regularly cite security as the #1 challenge when operating in the cloud. With adversaries increasingly targeting cloud services with both opportunistic and targeted attacks, how can security leaders devise a multi-cloud security strategy that not only works with the business to enable agility but also protects vital corporate secrets and customer data? Join the discussion as our panel examines cloud security challenges and potential countermeasures.

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