The RTP CFO Forum meets Thursday, June 23, 2022 (IN-PERSON MEETING)

23jun7:30 am9:00 amThe RTP CFO Forum meets Thursday, June 23, 2022 (IN-PERSON MEETING)

Event Details

The RTP CFO Forum will hold
its next monthly meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2022


The Forum provides a peer-to-peer
networking opportunity for approximately 250 CFOs and similar senior financial
executives to learn practical solutions to the challenges they face.

PLEASE NOTE: We Have Resumed Meeting In Person!


Please RSVP to Jessica Smith
by Wednesday, June 22, at 919.232.5991 or email

7:30 a.m. – 8:00
a.m.   Networking

8:00 a.m. – 9:00
a.m.   Program

Location:  Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP • 1500 Sunday Dr. • Suite 300
• Raleigh


Topic: The
State of the Cybersecurity Insurance Market and Current Threat Landscape


Objective: The Speaker will the various roles and responsibilities that can be
expected from your IR Service Provider, External Counsel, Cyber Insurance, and other
3rd Parties during a security incident.


Speaker: Michael Louis, Senior Security Architect – Mid-Atlantic,
GuidePoint Securities

Please join us this month
to hear directly from Mike Louis, Sr. Security Architect at GuidePoint
Securities, on the varied roles and responsibilities you can expect from your
IR Service Provider, External Counsel, Cyber Insurance, and other 3rd Parties
during a security incident. You’ll also be introduced to customer insights, key
considerations, and provided takeaways on everything from recent insurability
requirements, how to potentially reduce insurance costs, and the necessity and
associated impact of effective and efficient analysis.


is a Senior Security Architect at GuidePoint Security
and began his career in the information technology industry in 2001. Mike
started out in network engineering and architecture and later transitioned into
network security in 2011.  He has
designed and deployed large-scale, secure environments throughout the world for
industries in the banking, commercial, retail, and government sectors.  Mike’s experience in network security
includes perimeter, network, endpoint, web/email, and secure data centers.
Recently, he developed and lead the national security practice for a large
systems integrator where he was responsible for presales, design, and
architecture, and managed security offering development for mid-market and
enterprise customers. 

Mike has extensive
experience in multi-vendor network security solutions and holds several
certifications to including the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) 15



Zero Trust Practice Lead

Security Practice Lead for National VAR

Security Architect for Large Public Universities and Local Government

Retail Company


Knowledge Areas

▪           Zero Trust Architectures                     ▪           Firewall Architecture 

▪           Network Access Control                     ▪           Security Operations Center   

▪           Managed Security Services                 ▪           NDR/NetFlow Security

▪           Endpoint Detection and Response      ▪           Software
Defined Networks  

▪           Secure Access Service Edge


the RTP CFO Forum:

RTP CFO Forum serves approximately 250 CFOs and similar senior financial
executives in the greater Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill region. The Forum
provides interactive networking and discussion of technical and strategic
topics in a secure environment created exclusively for senior-level peers,
sparking new ideas and practical solutions to pressing issues. The combination
of relevant speakers and topics with opportunities to build professional
networks enables its members to grow and thrive.  CPE is provided on
select topics. To learn more, visit


note that the RTP CFO Forum is typically scheduled for the third Thursday of
every month from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Attendance is limited to CFOs or senior
financial professionals in similar positions.


RTP CFO Forum is sponsored by
Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP.  For more information, please contact us.



(Thursday) 7:30 am - 9:00 am(GMT-11:00)