Southborough, MA July 24, 2018 – MISTI and nGage Event's inaugural IT Security Leadership Exchange, which took place this past May in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, met the needs of the CISO community with phenomenal success for delegates and sponsors alike, with a sold-out vendor floor and 100% satisfaction from attending infosec leaders. Following on the heels of this high-demand event, a second Security Leadership Exchange has been announced for September 23-25, 2018 at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, AZ.

The IT Security Leadership Exchange Series is an invitation-only, hosted summit designed for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and security industry leaders to address the unique needs of CISOs as integral members of the C-suite. As a strategic business forum, this summit is designed to provide insight and information to help evolve a CISO's role from technologist to strategist. The Security Leadership Exchange's unique approach allows for broad presentations regarding privacy and security, small group discussions with significant opportunities for networking and one-on-one conversations with peers on specific, targeted subjects.

Spencer Mott, CISO, McKesson; Kurt Lieber, CISO, Aetna; Randell Smith, CISO/Chief Privacy Officer, City of Phoenix, AZ; and Irwan Tjan, CISO, Nordstrom have already committed to address the September event. Sponsoring companies supporting the September event include Baffle, DarkTrace, Mimecast, SAI Global, Accellion, Binary Defense Systems, Malwarebytes, and Digital Shadows with more commitments imminent.

"I think what's really empowering about being at a show like this is there is a fairly small group of really well-established security leaders. We know each other, we trust each other's opinions," commented Joey Johnson, CISO of Premise Health. "It's great to be able get all of us together in an area where we can talk openly and exchange ideas, ideas that we know can be sensitive. It's a collaborative experience that you only really get when you get people together in a single physical space. That's really powerful."

Interested in attending or sponsoring the Security Leadership Exchange in September at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, AZ?

To join as a hosted attendee for the September event simply fill out the interest form: SLE Fall 2018 Attendee Interest Form or contact Lynne Shane,

For sponsor inquiries contact Trish Vatis at

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About the Organizers

MIS Training Institute (MISTI)
Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute (MISTI) is the international leader in audit, IT audit, and information security training, with offices in Boston and London, and has trained more than 200,000 delegates across five continents. MISTI offers a variety of courses and conferences focused on the wide-ranging needs of internal and IT auditors and information security practitioners. The curriculum covers up-to-the-minute topics and provides proven audit and security practices. Training courses are available in a variety of formats and attendees benefit from proven strategies and lessons learned in the real world. Go to  to learn more.

nGage Events
nGage Events is the leading producer of host-based, invitation-only business events. These events bring together leading vendors with qualified decision makers in an exclusive and intimate environment. The team at nGage Events has successfully produced more than 200 events across all market sectors using this distinctive format which guarantees access to key contacts in a private setting, fosters new relationships, improves existing ones, builds partnerships, and accelerates the sales process. For more information, visit