CISO National Finserv Fireside Chat

February 17, 2021


Speakers Include...

Homayun Yaqub
Forcepoint Global Security Strategist

Myrna Soto
Forcepoint Chief Strategy & Trust Officer, Forcepoint

Andrew Obadiaru
Head of Information Security, Corporate & Investment Banking

Yonesy Núñez
Jack Henry & Associates

Speaker: Homayun Yaqub, Forcepoint Global Security Strategist

Homayun Yaqub is Forcepoint’s Global Security Strategist. In this role, he partners with executives across various industries to architect and deliver tenable strategies addressing core business issues to reduce risk exposure and better protect their data and people assets. Homayun brings more than 25 years of security experience in the U.S. military, government, and private sector to Forcepoint.

Prior to joining, Homayun led multiple security initiatives at JPMorgan Chase & Company. As an independent consultant, Homayun advised Global 1000 companies on strategies to better manage risk and enhance their security posture. He was also a founding member of The MASY Group, a global security and risk consulting firm.

Homayun held multiple leadership and executive roles in the Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community with his last role serving as the DCS Deputy Director at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Homayun began his career as a U.S. Army Officer.

Homayun holds a Masters in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University, and a Bachelors in International Business from James Madison University. He is a board member of the Homaira Rahman Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to creating sustainable opportunities for Afghanistan’s orphans.

Speaker: Myrna Soto, Forcepoint Chief Strategy & Trust Officer, Forcepoint

Invited Members Include...


3:00pm-3:10pm (EST)

Opening Remarks & Executive Introductions

3:10pm-3:20pm (EST)

Host Introduction

3:20pm-4:00pm (EST)

Fireside Chat

4:00pm-4:30pm (EST)

Executive Discussion

Title Representation

Industry Breakdown

Org. Size by Revenue

Got questions? We’ve got answers!

Why should I attend?

Your time is valuable and we make sure to make the most of it! We take the time to figure out your challenges and customize your experience to meet your needs. Our agendas are tailored to your feedback and we pride ourselves in covering the most cutting-edge content delivered by renowned industry experts. Look forward to building enduring partnerships and together we’ll go straight to the top.

Where is the event taking place?

The event is by invitation-only. The location will be released to all attendees once your registration has been confirmed. 

What is the dress code?

We recommend business attire. Most attendees wear suits or comparable attire. Ties are optional.

Can I bring a colleague with me?

Yes! We always urge our members to refer their colleagues! We love adding new members to the community, especially if they come highly recommended by a current member. Either have them reach out to your Apex POC or have them fill out the Member Registration Form.

What if I have dietary restrictions?

No problem! Please let your Apex POC know as soon as possible in order for us to work with the venue on providing alternate options for you at the event.

What if I want to speak at an assembly?

Apex is always looking for speakers that can contribute their valuable insight. If you would like to speak, please contact your Apex POC or fill out the Speaker Registration Form on the Assemblies page. Please keep in mind that we receive many inquiries for speaking and sessions are available on a first come first served basis. But no need to worry, we have plenty of opportunities available at future assemblies.

I plan on being in attendance, but what if something comes up and I have to cancel?

We understand that something may come up on your calendar! Before canceling with us, please know that we will have a separate room for attendees to step out for work-related activities (meetings, emails, conference calls, etc.). If you must cancel, we just ask that you let us know at least 48 hours in advance so that we can open up the waitlist for another member.


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