Security speaker Michael Santarcangelo to lead upcoming Tech Collective forum

PROVIDENCE – At the request of its cybersecurity steering committee, Tech Collective is forming a chief information security officer forum to run concurrently with its next two chief information officer forums.

On Thursday, a combined forum will host nationally known security speaker and consultant Michael Santarcangelo, founder of Security Catalyst. He has developed a framework called Straight Talk to help guide organizations to success. The presentation is called “Straight Talk on Execution: Elevating Technology and Security Team Performance and Accelerating Results.”

The event is geared toward CIOs, CISOs, chief technology officers and high-level security managers.

“His diverse expertise in leadership, business innovation, process improvement and execution combined with his IT, security and risk-management knowhow allows Michael to deliver a straightforward recipe for building high-performing technology and cybersecurity teams,” said Jason Albuquerque, chief information security officer at Carousel Industries of North America Inc. and chair of the Tech Collective Cyber Security Steering Committee.

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The forum will be held from 4-7:30 p.m. and is free for Tech Collective members. Tech Collective is located at 188 Valley St. in Providence.

The event starts with registration, networking and appetizers, with the presentation and discussion from 4:30-6:30 p.m., and networking, heavy appetizers and open bar from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration can be made here.

Susan Shalhoub is a PBN contributing writer.