ISOG opens interactive virtual cybersecurity summit to empower information security professionals in the new cyber norm

The Information Security Officers Group (ISOG) officially opened the I am Secure 2021: The Great Shift virtual cybersecurity summit.

The full virtual event is part of the grandest and longest cybersecurity awareness campaign in the Philippines that will run from October 8- November 8, 2021. This interactive convention will gather thousands of enablers and decision-makers in the field of cybersecurity.

With the theme Securing the New Cyber Norm, the campaign aims to engage, establish, equip, and empower information security professionals with a resilient, and strategic cybersecurity mindset crucial to combat the cyber threats and attacks in the new normal.

ISOG cybersecurity summit 2021

“ISOG will once again empower professionals from different industries through a month-long campaign that will help us further strengthen our defenses against evolving cyber threats and intrusions. As guardians of cyberspace, we play a crucial role during this time when industries and individuals are most vulnerable to security risks,” said ISOG President Archie Tolentino.

ISOG, which consists of chief information security officers from different financial institutions, has been organizing cybersecurity summits since 2015.

Cybersecurity talks with augmented staging and presentations

The highlight of this virtual event is a 2-day summit to be held on October 13-14, 2021. Hosted by broadcast journalist Pinky Webb, the virtual conference will feature keynote addresses by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier, and National Privacy Commissioner and Chairman Raymund Liboro. Guest speakers are Bankers Association of the Philippines President Jose Arnulfo Veloso and Department of Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan II.

The summit’s plenary and breakout sessions will feature presentations by global thought leaders from international tech companies. Some of the topics to be discussed are advanced cloud security, zero trust security, artificial intelligence for cybersecurity, mapping security frameworks, and advanced threat analytics.

To make the sessions even more engaging, it will come with an augmented staging production. Participants will also join fun summit activities including a booth exhibition, games, and raffle.

Three-dimensional (3D) digital venue

Aiming for an exciting summit while keeping everyone’s safety in mind, ISOG will hold a fully virtual summit through an interactive digital venue. Taking the usual webinar to the next level, this online summit will run through a state-of-the-art and globally awarded virtual venue platform. Participants can enjoy a simulated event summit experience by entering three-dimensional virtual interactive lobby, plenary hall, breakout rooms, exhibition halls, and networking lounge.

“We encourage IT professionals to join this free cybersecurity event. It is an opportunity to learn best cybersecurity practices and strategies for our respective organizations. Let us continue to equip ourselves with new information to fortify cyber resilience,” said ISOG VP and 2021 Summit Chairman, Chito Jacinto.

Sponsors of the event are Globe Business, Trends, Cilynx, Huawei, Qualys, BlueVoyant with Microsoft, Trendmicro with Netsec Technologies and VST ECS Phils Inc, CrowdStrike with Exclusive Networks and Imperva, Westcon with Palo Alto Networks, CyCognito, Tanium, MDI-Novare with FireEye, DarkTrace, Guardicore, Fortinet, Netpoleon with Netscout, F5, Nexus with Extrahop, Akamai, Group IB, Blancco, Tenable, Gigamon, Arcon, M-Security with RSA Netwitness, Aptsecure Technologies with Seclore, Everest IMS, Recorded Future, CTI Philippines with Entrust, ITSDI with Stellar Cyber, TIM with V-Key, IPV Network, Solarwinds, Inspira, Infoblox, and Cohesity.

Media partners of I am Secure 2021 are BusinessWorld, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, Back End News,,, The Code Warrior, and

Registration to this virtual event is free-of-charge. Participants will also get a chance to win raffle prizes. Register now at

To know more about I Am Secure 2021: The Great Shift virtual summit, you may send an email to For more information on ISOG and cybersecurity in the Philippines, follow ISOG’s Facebook page at, ISOG LinkedIn: (3) ISOG Summit | LinkedIn, ISOG SUMMIT Youtube Channel: (1) ISOG SUMMIT – YouTube.

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