CSO50 Conference & Awards
April 8 – 10, 2019
Talking Stick Resort
9800 East Talking Stick Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Nominations will open on May 1, 2018 for the 2019 Awards.

Stay tuned for more information!

We Look Forward to Seeing Everyone at Next Year's Event!


Connie Barrera
Director, Information Assurance & CISO
Jackson Health Services

Robert Collins
Indian Health Services

Arun DeSouza
Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer
Nexteer Automotive

DJ Goldsworthy
Director, Security Operations & Threat Management

Ron Green
Vice President & CSO

Jasper Ossentjuk

Michael Roling
State of Missouri, Office of Administration

Victoria Thomas
Information Security Awareness Leader

The CSO50 Conference

Leveraging World-Class Security Strategies


Sessions at the CSO50 Conference will explore how the business risk landscape is changing at breakneck speed, and the ways enterprise technology rapidly advances and exposes new threats, the number of Internet-of-Things (IoT) and other devices is growing exponentially and by the billions.  Attend and discover how you proactively find and deploy new and innovative approaches to minimize threats and risk to your enterprise.

Find out what award-winning organizations are doing at the CSO50 Conference + Awards, taking place February 26-28, 2018 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Winning projects and initiatives featured in our information-packed, TED-like format of 18-minute sessions cover topics such as::

  • Access and Identity Management
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Loss Prevention and Recovery
  • IoT and Machine Learning
  • Managing Third-Party Risk
  • Minimizing Risk & Fraud
  • Security Awareness and Training
  • and much more

"You get real world case studies by the people that addressed them and you are provided the opportunity to ask questions and engage the presenters."

"If you can only attend one conference all year, the CSO50 conference should be it. It is the only one that highlights solutions that companies have implemented to address common problems."

"I don't have a lot of time for conferences, but the extremely high quality of presentation combined with the amazing networking means the CSO Conference is one of the best investments of time I make all year."

"The CSO50 conference provides a unique forum for open discussions of issues we all care about with people who can understand the realities of our positions."

CSO50 Awards

Help CSO honor 50 organizations whose security projects and initiatives have delivered outstanding business value and thought leadership.

Learn More About the CSO50 Awards

2018 CSO50 Conference + Awards

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
February 26-28, 2018
Scottsdale, Arizona


2018 Conference Underwriters

Information on sponsoring the 2018 Conference