ISC Security Events, Security Industry Association and ASIS NYC Chapter Announce 2022 Keynote Speakers for ISC East

Tomás Maldonado, Chief Information Security Officer of the National Football League (NFL), and Ryan McKenzie, Vice President of Stadium Technology at MetLife Stadium, will headline ISC East’s Keynote Series.

NEW YORK, N.Y. – ISC East, the Northeast’s leading security and public safety event built by RX Global, hosted in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA) and in partnership with ASIS NYC, is pleased to announce that security and technology leaders Tomás Maldonado and Ryan McKenzie will headline the 2022 SIA Education@ISC East Keynote Series with the presentation “NFL Perspectives on Cybersecurity and Organizational Resilience.” This keynote session is open to all attendees at ISC East, taking place Nov. 15-17 (SIA Education@ISC: Nov. 15-17 |Exhibit Hall: Nov. 16-17) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

National Football League (NFL) stadiums are leveraging venue technologies and other digital innovations to optimize the fan experience and strengthen security operations and public safety. Managing the cybersecurity function for new technology services and enhancements deployed across 30 stadiums requires a strategic and converged approach to organizational resilience. In this keynote presentation, NFL Chief Information Security Officer Tomás Maldonado and MetLife Stadium Vice President of Stadium Technology Ryan McKenzie will offer expert insights and best practices to help security professionals anticipate, mitigate, and respond to the risks and threats associated with today’s digital transformation and integrated technology systems used to support event operations.

“ISC East is thrilled to welcome Tomás Maldonado and Ryan McKenzie as our 2022 keynote speakers; as we know, organizations today must take a more converged approach when implementing security solutions, and their expertise in cybersecurity and technology services will provide valuable insights to our attendees and assist security professionals in anticipating and responding to potential threats,” said RX Global Event Director, ISC Security Events Mary Beth Shaughnessy.

Also, at ISC East this year, the ASIS NYC Chapter Person of the Year Lunch taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 16, will kick off with featured speaker, John Miller, chief law enforcement and intelligence analyst at CNN. Along with his prior law enforcement career, Miller has worked in journalism as a senior correspondent for CBS News reporting for CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News for 60 Minutes. He is the winner of the DuPont Silver Baton (“DuPont Award), two Peabody Awards and eleven Emmys. Miller is also a former ABC News correspondent and anchor, perhaps best known for conducting a May 1998 interview with Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot.

In addition to the Keynote, ISC East attendees may purchase conference passes to gain access to over 30 education sessions through the SIA Education@ISC conference program. The dynamic SIA Education@ISC East program brings you all-new content on the most current business trends and technologies and latest developments. Learn from the experts and take your security to the next level with informative, engaging sessions covering topics such as artificial intelligence, crisis communication, uncrewed systems, physical security and more. SIA will offer two essential trainings on Nov. 15 – the SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) Boot Camp, an in-depth training on how to design, configure and deploy modern, interoperable, OSDP-compliant access control systems, and the new Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC) Review Course, an offering designed to help attendees prepare to earn the SICC, the security industry’s first credential specifically focused on cybersecurity and physical security convergence – in addition to the full conference lineup taking place Nov. 16-17.

“The SIA Education@ISC East conference program offers a robust variety of dynamic sessions exploring the interplay between physical security, cybersecurity and business continuity,” said Dr. Elli Voorhees, director of learning and development at SIA. “This year’s program – incorporating a mix of interactive panels, use case studies and technical instruction – takes a full-ecosystem approach and brings security practitioners together with solution providers to exchange ideas, address challenges, share expert insights and find innovative ways to move the industry forward. It’s a unique event and one that brings a lot of value to public-private security partnerships in the tristate area.”

At ISC East, over 4,500 security and public safety professionals will convene in New York to meet experts from over 185 leading security brands. ISC East 2022 will provide a comprehensive security industry event and allow you to expand your network and explore the most cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. For more information on the keynote presentations and SIA Education@ISC East or to register for this year’s event, visit https://www.isceast.com/.

About the ISC Security Events

The ISC Security Events are owned and operated by RX Global, the world’s leading event organizer with over 500 events in over 30 countries. The ISC Security Events include ISC West, ISC East, ISC Brazil, and Expo Seguridad Mexico powered by ISC. ISC West is the portfolio’s flagship event with over 700 security exhibitors and brands participating, and 20,000 industry professionals in attendance. ISC West takes place annually in the Spring at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada; the 2023 event will be held March 28-31.

About RX (Reed Exhibitions)

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organizations. We elevate the power of face to face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

About RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. RELX serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs more than 33,000 people over 40% of whom are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. The total market capitalization is approximately £22.02/€24.52/$23.58*. *Note: Current market capitalization can be found at http://www.relx.com/investors.

About the Security Industry Association (SIA)

SIA is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,200 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking

About ASIS NYC

The New York City Chapter of ASIS International, a global community of security practitioners, is among the largest Chapters in ASIS International. The membership exceeds 1500 members with a mailing list reaching over 15,000 readers. Members of the Chapter represent an entire spectrum of security professionals, security contractors and practitioners from the New York City metropolitan area. ASIS NYC provides a forum that brings together security professionals, government, and law enforcement to further their common goals and to share experiences and best practices.