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As your security solutions integrator, Optiv wants you to be a part of something big!

Please join us for OptivCon SoCal (formerly “ES3”), a local, exclusive one-day summit where you’ll learn how to reduce enterprise risk and realize stronger, simpler and less costly cyber security programs. This complimentary event gives you the ability to connect with your peers and other industry experts to learn how to address some of your biggest cyber security concerns, and hear about the latest trends. It includes keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and 1:1 access to some of the best and brightest minds in the cyber security industry.

OptivCon also offers:
  • –Partner Expo with representatives from leading security tech companies
  • –After-hours networking event
  • –Six continuing education credits

Don’t miss out on one of the best cyber security conferences of the year. 
Reserve your seat today!



Morning Keynote: Dustin Owens, VP and GM Risk and Compliance Advisory & Joseph Schorr, Global Executive Services Director

Dustin Owens has had a prolific 25-year career in various aspects of security, risk and compliance. In his current role, Owens runs a team of highly experienced advisors who help organizations utilize sound risk management principles to transform their business to be more agile. Owens and his team are constantly optimizing adaptive approaches to solving the most challenging security problems and sharing these insights with Optiv’s customers.

Joe Schorr has over 20 years professional services and industry experience in Information Security. Before joining Optiv, Joe was the VP Commercial Strategy for Zero-Day researchers Exodus Intel and a regional manager for MSS and Consulting at SecureWorks. Joe was also the Director of Advanced Security Solutions for Bomgar after three years at HP as the Strategic Solutions Architect for HP Enterprise Security. Previous to that he was a Principal Security Strategist and full-time Partner Resident working as the MSS Product Manager at Symantec. Joe managed the British Telecom (BT) Ethical Hacking Center of Excellence where he led an 11,000 hour PCI Compliance test for a large telco and ran a dedicated Red Team that tested over 100 web apps per year for a Top 5 global bank. His enterprise experience includes five years as the CIO/CISO for a large non-profit. He has performed many social engineering, physical security and network assessments throughout his career.


Featured Keynote: John Brennan

John Brennan served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2013 to 2017, managing intelligence collection, analysis, covert action, and counterintelligence and liaison relationships with foreign intelligence services. Prior to that, President Barack Obama appointed him as the Homeland Security and Counter terrorism Adviser. He assisted the president with counter terrorism strategy for four years, helping to coordinate the U.S. government's approach to homeland security, including its policies for responding to terrorism, cyber attacks, natural disasters and pandemics.


OptivCon After Party

Conclude OptivCon with an opportunity to network with the keynote presenters and other event attendees by joining us for a reception from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Complimentary drinks and appetizers to be served.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to participate?

No, OptivCon is a complimentary event.

How do I earn CPEs for attending?

Attendees will be asked to sign in with their (ISC)2 member number at the registration desk during the event. Optiv will submit 6 CPE credits directly to (ISC)2 for attendees. If a certificate is required for an organization other than (ISC)2, Optiv will provide one upon request.

What time should I arrive at the event?

Vendor exhibits, registration and breakfast open at 8:00 a.m. The morning keynote begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Do I have to choose a breakout track?

We ask all registrants to choose a breakout track of interest. Optiv doesn't require that you attend only sessions in that breakout track. Please attend any sessions that are of interest to you.

What can I expect from the breakout sessions?

These sessions will focus around the overarching topics of compliance, operational efficiency and risk management.


 Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

     21500 Pacific Coast Hwy
     Huntington Beach, CA 92648
     Grand Ballroom

About the Venue

Relax amid Pacific Ocean views and Spanish-inspired architecture at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. Enjoy full-service hotel amenities including cabanas and beach activities, plus a prime oceanfront location walking distance to shopping and dining at Pacific City and just 30 minutes to Disneyland® in Anaheim.

Parking Info

Complimentary valet parking will be available for all attendees. Upon arrival, proceed to the Hyatt Regency porte-cochère (conference driveway). Upon exiting, please let valet know you were attending the Optiv conference and your parking will be complimentary.

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