Building an Engaging Security Champion Program
Session Type
Speaker Session
Date & Time
Thursday, June 1, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Thinking about building a security champion program but not sure where to start? Do you have an existing program but want to take it to the next level? Looking for ways to maximize the engagement and motivation of your champions to take action to protect your company? If so, this is the session for you.

This session will draw on real-world experience building multiple security champion programs within AppSec teams and for clients. You'll learn why you need a champion program, hear firsthand success stories and gain important tips from the Security Champion Success Guide ( for building a highly-motivating experience.

I'll also discuss how the energy of your champion program can spread, tipping the scales to create a more security-minded culture across your company. CISOs, security leaders, application security pros, and security awareness advocates will all want to hear this!

Top Takeaways:

  1. Benefits of a great security champion program
  2. Memorable case studies to help sell the idea to your leadership
  3. A step-by-step guide for designing an engaging experience for your champions
Dustin Lehr