March 25, 2019 Share

Shakira M. Brown to Present at InfoSec World 2019 at Disney Contemporary Resort in Orlando

Shakira M. Brown to speak during InfoSec World 2019 at the Disney Contemporary Resort in Florida addressing security practitioners with must have the skills to be both a business partner and enabler, and have the technical expertise to prevent, detect and respond to security challenges.

Princeton, NJ – SMB Strategic Media LLC today announced that it’s Chief Executive Officer, Shakira M. Brown will be presenting at InfoSec World 2019 Conference and Expo, April 1-3, at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL. The session, “Can You Hear Me Now?: Effective Communications Strategies For Framing Your Cybersecurity Agenda,” held on April 3, 2019 at 10:30 am will share strategies to help Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and other IT managers effectively communicate their intended network data approach to non-tech focused executives to help them understand the WHY and HOW so they will become champions for the execution of your team’s network security implementation roadmap. Brown is a Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Member and serves on the Membership Committee.

“As a frequent invited speaker to information technology conferences I have discovered that communicating clearly with authority is still an elusive skill for many IT pros across industries,” added Brown. “Although Cybersecurity is on the radar of most senior executives and boards of directors, there is still not enough budget allocated to truly manage evolving threats on annual basis. My presentation provides tactics to help position not only cybersecurity as a necessary line item, but also tried and true brand strategies to position IT professionals as internal authorities focused on long-term strategic organizational goals.”

Brown is an award-winning Professional Branding & Business Communication Speaker ( and former network television broadcast journalist with nearly 25 years of experience. Shakira is the CEO of SMB Strategic Media LLC (, a firm that helps businesses get to the heart of why the customers/clients buy their goods and service helping them clarify their message via strategic brand messaging. She is also the lead marketing consultant for America’s Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey. She has won over 13 industry awards in various disciplines for her work. Shakira frequently shares her expertise at national conferences and corporate workshops as well as with the media such as American Express Open, Crain’s Chicago, PR Week, Brand Week, Smart Money and she is also a contributing writer for Black

If you are curious, Brown was interviewed on Cybersecurity communications during the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston for HIMSS TV. You can watch the interview here:

To learn more about Shakira M. Brown as a professional speaker and workshop facilitator at future events, please visit,

About InfoSec World Conference and Expo
For 25 years security professionals have made InfoSec World the “business of security” conference. Produced by MIS Training Institute (MISTI), InfoSec World assembles information security professionals from every market and field of study, from nations around the world.

About MIS Training Institute
MIS Training Institute ( is the international leader in information security, audit, and IT audit training. MISTI has trained more than 200,000 delegates across five continents, offering conferences, on-site training, and seminars in Information Security, Internal and IT Auditing, SOX Compliance, Network Infrastructures, Operating Environments, and Enterprise Applications, as well as Web-based training.