Why political risk and cybersecurity collide in times of crisis


The accomplished author, speaker, commentator and political scientist will take attendees on a journey through the interwoven world of politics, cybersecurity and global issues

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — (ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – confirmed today that the renowned political scientist Ian Bremer will deliver a keynote address as part of the closing line at (ISC)2 Security Congressunfolding through October 10-12, 2022 in Vegas and live online. Bremmer’s keynote joins the main Congress agendaoffering more than 100 sessions and events for attendees over three days.

Ian Bremer is a political scientist who helps business leaders, policy makers and the general public make sense of the world around them. He is Chairman and Founder of Eurasia Group, the world’s leading political risk research and advisory firm, and GZERO Media, a company dedicated to providing intelligent and engaging coverage of international affairs. Ian is an independent voice on critical issues around the world, delivering insight through speeches, written commentary and even satirical puppetry.

Ian is credited with bringing the art of political risk to financial markets, creating Wall Street’s first Global Political Risk Index (GPRI), and establishing political risk as an academic discipline. “G-Zero,” his term for a global power vacuum in which no country is willing and able to set the international agenda, is widely accepted by policymakers and opinion leaders.

“The introductory sessions at (ISC)2 aim to bring the world’s greatest minds together with our audience to challenge convention and traditional thinking, and that’s exactly what Ian brings to Security Congress,” said Claire Rosso, CEO, (ISC)². “In an era of international disruption caused by economic, social, military and political conflict, cybersecurity is becoming both a weapon and a target. Ian will provide valuable context to cybersecurity practitioners seeking to understand global issues that impact their day-to-day roles. .”

A prolific writer, Ian is the author of 11 books, including two New York Times bestsellers. His latest book “The Power of Crisis: How Three Threats—and Our Response—Will Change the World” details a trio of impending global crises (health emergencies, climate change, and tech revolution) and describes how governments, businesses, and citizens concerned can use these crises to create global prosperity and opportunity.

(ISC)2 The Security Congress will take place at Caesars Palace Las Vegas and will feature more than 100 educational and thought leadership sessions covering the hottest cybersecurity topics and issues. These include Cyber ​​Accountability, Quantum Computing, ICS/Critical Infrastructure, Zero Trust Principles, Ransomware, Workforce Trends, Workforce Security Remote Work, Supply Chain Security, Artificial Intelligence, DevSecOps and more, presented by acclaimed industry speakers and practitioners. (ISC)² members can earn more than 20 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits at the on-site event with an all-access pass or more than 17 credits with a virtual-only pass.

Early bird registration is available via September 16.

For more information on (ISC)² Security Congress 2022, including the session program and how to register, please visit: https://congress.isc2.org/

About (ISC)²

(ISC)² is an international non-profit association whose goal is to inspire a safe and secure cyberworld. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic and pragmatic approach to security. Our membership of over 168,000 members is comprised of certified cybersecurity, information, software, and infrastructure security professionals who make a difference and help drive the industry forward. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cybersecurity and Education™. For more information on (ISC)², visit www.isc2.orgfollow us on Twitter or join us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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