Broadcom CISO Geoff Aranoff to Join IEEE Computer Society's Rock Stars of Cybersecurity Lineup

Oct 21, 2015, 20:08 ET from IEEE Computer Society

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Geoff Aranoff, Broadcom's Chief Information Security Officer, has been added as a keynote speaker for Rock Stars of Cybersecurity, the premier cybersecurity event of the year scheduled for October 27 in San Jose, CA. Aranoff will be speaking on the topic, "Intellectual Property Protection in the Digital Collaborative Era."

IEEE Computer Society's Rock Stars of Cybersecurity, a high-level, one-day symposium aimed at business and technology leaders, will provide a platform for attendees to hear top companies discuss cybersecurity challenges and learn strategies to prevent them. To register, visit  Save $100 on early- registration for a limited time.  

In his global role, Aranoff is responsible for Broadcom's enterprise security strategy including monitoring and control systems and risk management for intellectual property (IP) protection.  Aranoff leads an organization responsible for adopting and enforcing policies for internal and external risk management, IT security including network, application, endpoint, and storage security, and electronic discovery. He is also responsible for forensics for ongoing security investigations.

Other speakers at Rock Stars of Cybersecurity will include:

  • Sarath Geethakumar, Sr. Director, Home Depot
  • Dr. Spencer Sohoo, Chief Security Officer/Director, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Marcus H. Sachs, Sr. Vice President, Chief Security Officer, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
  • Jim Anderson, President, BAE Systems America
  • Steven Bay, Sr. Lead Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Justin Bone, Executive Director, Secured Worldwide (Formerly Dow Jones)
  • Chris Calvert, Global Director, Solutions Innovation, HP Enterprise Security Products

The one-day conference will address all aspects of cybersecurity, including:

  • Is your budget keeping up with your security threat?
  • What is the real threat in your business sector?
  • Advanced persistent threat tools will become the norm in 2015. How can you prepare?
  • How to apply cyber trade craft to uncover espionage threats.
  • Why does the industry have so much trouble identifying the bad guys?
  • Is there really such a thing as secure architecture?

Register now at  to reserve your seat for this must-attend event. Attendees can save $100 with early-registration pricing for a limited time, and special pricing is available for groups of three or more.  Follow IEEE Computer Society on Twitter for the latest updates.

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