Covid19 & RTW- Unforeseen Security Challenges with Returning to Work – Moderated Panel Webinar


May 11, 2021


11:00am-12:00pm CDT; 12:00pm-1:00pm EDT


1 CPE / 0.1 CEU / CISSP / 1 PDU Credits Awarded


Conference location: Online

Areas that will be covered will include

• How have you adapted your security during COVID? How do you anticipate it post COVID?
• What lessons have you learned from an IT Security perspective that you are going to apply?
• Now that your suppliers may start visiting, how will your vendor risk management program adapt?
• What is IT’s role in working with facility security? And with Business Continuity?
• How will you handle privacy such as complex issues around personal information (PI) and protected health information (PHI)
• What security measures do organizations need to put in place when their workforce returns for work (RTW)
• What cyber vulnerabilities and operational efficiencies are reshaping the “next normal”
• How to protect your organization from not regressing with their Zero Trust strategy when RTW
• What organizations need to do to create a “work from anywhere” café style network
• How should the security awareness training plan adapt?


Panelists will feature CISOs from IT departments sharing lessons learned.

Webinar Price: $0.00 per person

Chris Scheels, VP, Product Marketing, Appgate




Greg Bee, CISO, Pekin Insurance
Arun DeSouza, CISO & CPO, Nexteer Automotive
Stefan Wahe, Chief Information Officer/IT Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)
Keith Conlee, CSO, College of DuPage
Angela Johnson, CISO and VP of Supply Chain, Children’s Wisconsin
and other Senior IT Security Executives sharing experiences and lessons learned


Bee           DeSouza       Wahe         Conlee       Johnson


Greg Bee, CISO, Pekin Insurance

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) whose qualifications include a degree in Information Technology and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA); and certifications such as C|CISO, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, including detailed knowledge of complex security infrastructure and information security management for leading insurance and financial firm that includes security tools, technologies and information security best practices. Over thirty-four years of information technology experience, and twenty years of Chief Information Security Officer experience in the management, creation and deployment of solutions protecting networks, systems and information assets for Financial and Insurance firms enterprise-wide information security programs.


Keith Conlee, CSO, College of DuPage

Keith Conlee has over 30 years in the Information Technology field delivering innovative and effective solutions including working at the National Security Agency (NSA), Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technology, and is currently the Chief Security Officer for Information Technology at the College of DuPage. His duties are focused on building strong security governance, security policy/procedure and risk management programs including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Keith is a Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP)™, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®), and a Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP). He is an active member in the ISC2, ISACA, PCI Security Standards Council, and the BRPA of Chicagoland. His undergraduate and graduate education is in Computer Science, and with an added Law Degree gives Keith the unique ability to interpret and align technical legal regulatory compliance and business objectives.


Arun DeSouza, CISO & CPO, Nexteer Automotive

Full biography coming soon!


Angela Johnson, CISO and VP of Supply Chain, Children’s Wisconsin

Angela Johnson is chief information security officer and vice president of supply chain at Children’s Wisconsin. She has more than 17 years of experience in information systems, supply chain and financial services. She leads Children’s strategic efforts to improve security and infrastructure processes and securely implement new technology. She works in close partnership with all parts of the system to support innovation and collaboration while ensuring compliance with the strict regulatory environment governing the healthcare industry. As vice president of supply chain, she is also responsible for setting strategy and direction associated with system-wide supply chain management, including relationship management with key business partners.


Angela is a graduate of Marquette University where she earned her undergraduate degree. She also holds a MBA from Walden University. Prior to joining Children’s in 2017, Angela served as the director of information security at Robert W. Baird & Co in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.



Stefan Wahe, Chief Information Officer/IT Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)

Stefan became the CIO and IT Director for the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in February 2020. From 2001 to 2020, he focused on Cybersecurity at UW–Madison, performing in roles such as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Assistant Director of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance, and the campus HIPAA Security Officer. His accomplishments include establishing mandatory access control processes for enterprise applications, developing standards for assisting the security of identity management systems, and establishing cybersecurity strategy for campus. Stefan played a prominent role in building the Office of Cybersecurity from a team of 5 in 2001 to 36 people in 2020. Previous to his higher education experience, he worked as a computer engineer and database administrator for the Wisconsin State Legislature automating and securing the bill drafting process. Stefan’s work includes publishing the Open Enterprise Security Architecture (O-ESA): A Framework and Template for Policy-Driven Security. He passed the Certified Information System Security (CISSP). You can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter @StefanWahe.




Chris Scheels, VP, Product Marketing, Appgate

Chris has been aligning people, processes and technology to drive companies forward for over 20 years. He has cybersecurity experience in product marketing, product management and IT consulting. His passion is helping businesses succeed through the strategic use of technology. Chris’ current focus includes evangelizing and marketing Appgate’s Software-Defined Perimeter Platform to accelerate our enterprise customers Zero Trust Journey. His background also includes experience in operations, sales, telecom, and new business development.

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 1 CPE credit for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.1 CEUs and 1 PDU. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.