April 13, 2023 5:30 am

Embassy Club West (Des Moines Embassy Club) 520 Market Street West Des Moines, IA 50266


Tyler Farrar, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Exabeam

Please join your fellow ISSA Des Moines members for a chapter sponsored evening that includes complimentary cocktails, dinner, and a special speaker flown in specifically for this event! Free CPE’s! Seating is limited, so reserve your spot ASAP! (this dinner will replace the April lunch meeting).

Join Exabeam’s CISO to learn how to build an Insider Threat Program in a time of unprecedented job moves and financial uncertainty. This presentation will explore how organizations can detect the personal and technical behavioral signs of an insider threat, the importance of a risk-aware culture, and how security teams can partner with the business to respond to suspected insider threats, both malicious and accidental.

Our Guest speaker is Tyler Farrar. Tyler Farrar is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Exabeam. In this role, he is responsible for protecting Exabeam – its employees, customers, and data assets – against present and future digital threats. Farrar also leads efforts in supporting current and prospective customers’ move to the Exabeam cloud-native New-Scale SIEM and security operations platform by helping them to address cloud security compliance barriers. With over 15 years of broad and diversified technical experience, Farrar is recognized as a business-focused and results-oriented leader with a proven track record of advancing organizational security programs.

Prior to Exabeam, Farrar was responsible for the strategy and execution of the information security program at Maxar Technologies, which included security operations, infrastructure governance, cyber assurance, and USG program protection functions. As a former Naval Officer, he managed multiple projects and cyber operations for a multimillion-dollar U.S. Department of Defense program.

Farrar earned an MBA from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy. He also holds a variety of technical and professional certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

You must be a current ISSA Des Moines member to attend. To join, please go to https://www.issa.org/.

This is an in person event only.

Additional resources from the presentation