The Fourth Annual
Three Rivers Information Security Symposium
October 11, 2019, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Monroeville Convention Center – South Hall (entrance & parking)


Dana Rukse Photography
When Refrigerators Attack – IoT SecurityKat Fitzgerald
What is “Reasonable Security”? Understanding the Emerging Legal StandardsDavid G. Ries
“S”ecurity Convergence for Cyber, Physical and FraudSusan Koski
Always Connected, Always a ThreatRay Richards and Eric Gumbert
SESTA-FOSTA vs. Sex TechAlison Falk
Communicating Technology Risk to Non-Tech People: Helping Organizations Understand Bad OutcomesJack Freund, Ph.D.
Cyberterrorism: Evolution from Physical to DigitalMackenzie Monarko
Development Tools for Non-Developers: Kicking the Tires of DevSecOpsJosh Gilby
Behind The Black Hoodie – Ethical Hacker Career Choices and EmploymentDavid Kane
“Paying it Forward” with Threat IntelligenceKatie Schwalen
Building an IAM Program from Start to FinishJerod Brennen
Identity as the New Perimeter – Here’s How You Can Adapt and Protect Your OrganizationJack Nichelson
Talent Exfiltration – An Insider’s Guide To The Talent Attack LifecycleMark Aiello
Personal Data: Why and how do we protect it?Pavithra Pradip and Harshal Shah
– Panel – 

CISO Panel

– Career Village – 

Headshot Studio – professional photographer onsite. Photographs will be available to download online after TRISS. Available throughout the day.

Speed Mentoring – two sessions in the afternoon. Participants will talk with mentors for 5 to 7 minutes and then change mentors.

Resume Review – have your resume reviewed by the professionals of Storeyline Resumes. Please bring two hard copies. Available throughout the day.

Certification Overview – Learn about infosec certifications including CompTIA, ISC(2) and EC-Council, SANS and some emerging new certifications (IoT, DevOpsSec) and how they can help your career. Two presentations opportunities during the afternoon village.

The Three Rivers Information Security Symposium (TRISS) is focused on increasing awareness, collaboration and knowledge in the Greater Pittsburgh information security community.

Thanks to our sponsors who directly contribute the success of TRISS.  2019 sponsorship details can be found at the Sponsorship menu.

Bring any past TRISS lanyards for an extra chance in the raffle drawing. Still have your inaugural TRISS lanyard; bring it for an extra drawing opportunity.  We’ll see you in October. Please email us with questions and suggestions to