Thanks to all those who submitted for the 2019 CSO50 Awards! Honorees will be notified via email shortly!

Registration for the 2019 conference is now open!


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 April 8-10, 2019 at The Talking Stick Resort 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

2019 CSO50 Conference + Awards

Talking Stick Resort
April 8-10, 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona


2018 Conference Underwriters

Information on sponsoring the Conference