Online Course to Offer Expert Guidance on GSOC Development and Optimization

July 20, 2023 – The Security Executive Council has announced speakers and learning objectives for its new 10-week online Next Generation Security Leader (NGSL) GSOC Course.

The course will offer security leaders expert guidance on developing, maintaining, aligning, and optimizing global security operations centers (GSOC). Each 90-minute module will be moderated by an SEC staff or faculty member and led by current security practitioners from the SEC security leader community. All speakers have experience meeting the challenges of GSOC development and operation.

Speakers include:
  • Alan Borntrager (Dell Technologies)
  • Alex Carrillo (Meta)
  • Kevin Cliff (Arthrex)
  • Mike Damiani (Takeda)
  • Ante Gaspar (Coca-Cola European Partners)
  • Mary Hackman (Visa)
  • Randy Harrison (Delta Air Lines)
  • Alan Hill (Tampa Electric)
  • Taylor Isabell (Amazon)
  • Jonathan Jaster (Equifax)
  • Andrew Kelly (Coca-Cola)
  • Dave Komendat (form. The Boeing Company)
  • Priyanka Kumar (Comcast)
  • David LaFontaine (Acuity Brands)
  • Ellen McFadden (Salesforce)
  • Nathan Mills (Zoom)
  • Bhavesh Patel (Sanofi)
  • Ed Shubert (McKesson)
  • Duaine Styles (Globe Life)
  • Jacob Valdez (Dell)
  • Todd Vandervort (Travelers Insurance)
  • Don Von Hollen (City of Calgary)
  • Michael Wanik (United Therapeutics)
  • Kevin Wilhite (Delta Air Lines)
  • Cathe Yusupov (Dell)
  • Melissa Zellner (Organon)

The NGSL GSOC course begins September 26, 2023.

Details and registration here.

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