2018 February 15, Washington, D.C. . Axon Global is now a Trade Association Partner with the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) quarterly Trade AssociationPartners meeting. Axon Global has a history of using innovative legal and operational strategies in acquiring private-sector cyber counter intelligence and identifying threat actors. This unique insight becomes the basis for predictive analysis that give visibility into attacks before compromises reach the victim organization. With this visibility Axon then advises boards regarding which strategies can pre-empt the impact upon valuation , reputation and operations. With this approach, Martinez, Axon's CEO states, "Innovation is driven by the demand of our clients. Our clients asked for more in cyber risk pre-emption. So, we evolved new methods and capabilities for board members, via Proactive Defense ®. This virtual platform is so powerful we believe it also provides exclusive protection from EU GDPR and a host of other international fines; taxes; and regulations headed our way."
2018 January 15, Washington, D.C. . Axon Global announces new clients and a new set of products and services. Axon Global CEO states, "historically we have exclusively focused on Cyber Enterprise Risk Management". Our clients have asked more from us, so we have expanded our offerings from board-level risk assessments into board-level technology program assessments and Proactive Defense ®. This is a phrase and methodology we "minted" and copyrighted at HMG Strategy in 2012." Axon launched Proactive Defense ® with new progressive clients, such as industry leaders in Japan who are preparing cybersecurity for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Because of innovative methods Axon is also recognized as a leader in its field by DHS, the U.S. Secret Service and NACD® in working with boards protecting valuation and reputation. Martinez continued, "This is an exciting time for us. "If imitation is the highest form of flattery", we are happy to see that the "Big four" consulting firms are beginning to emulate our ideas, terminology and methods - some that we established years ago."
2017 December 14, Washington, D.C. . Axon Global allocated an "all hands on deck", dedicating significant resources to participate as senior advisors in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), CS&C, NCCIC, and National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program (NCEPP), Cyber Storm Initiative planning events. According to DHS, "The [Cyber Storm] exercise will focus on the critical manufacturing and transportation sectors, with participation from the information technology and communications sectors; law enforcement, defense, and intelligence agencies; state, local, and territorial governments; and international partners."
2017 November 30, Washington, D.C. . Axon Global CEO, Israel Martinez, was featured as the anchor speaker at the 13th U.S.-Japan Critical Infrastructure Protection Forum. The forum "brought together experts from private and public sectors; power companies; cybersecurity industries; researchers; and government regulators from both the United States and Japan. Discussions included cybersecurity threats to smart grids and opportunities for bilateral cooperation in addressing those threats. Martinez focused on creating awareness regarding recent cyberattacks on the power distribution systems of both countries and how they are increasingly damaging due the evolution of IT intersecting OT and IoT. Revelations included how new threats can "hop from i.p. based networks to industrial controlled networks", which previously was not feasible. Martinez stated, "This invitation was perfect timing with our new launch into the Asia Pacific region. Our new initiatives in Japan specifically, complete our global reach around the world, as Axon Global."
2017 October 10, Washington, D.C. . Axon Global, has been selected to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, CS&C, NCCIC, and National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program (NCEPP), Cyber Storm Initiative. According to DHS, "Cyber Storm is DHS’s capstone, national-level exercise and includes participants from across the cyber incident response community. The exercise supports strategy to assess cybersecurity preparedness; examine incident response processes, procedures, and information sharing mechanisms; and identify areas for improvement internally for participating organizations as well as within their community of interest. Communities of interest include, IT/Comms, Transportation [aviation and automotive], Critical Manufacturing, States, Federal, LE/I/DoD, and International (national CERT level).
2017 September 27, Atlanta, GA. Axon Global, led by Israel Martinez, is recognized by Business Insider at the Atlanta, Chief Information Security Officer's Executive Leadership Summit which included executives from FBI, IBM, Aetna International, PSCU, Chemical Bank, DarkTrace, and Proofpoint.
2017 September 13, Washington, D.C. . Axon Global and the Global Manufacturing Information Sharing and Analysis Organization, led by Israel Martinez, extend their international outreach from Global Fortune 500 companies in the U.S., AsiaPAC and the Middle East, into the United Kingdom. At the request of the British Embassy, both joined efforts with an international delegation of UK and US cybersecurity innovators and thought leaders from industry and government at the Washington, D.C. British Embassy. The Working Group Roundtables included, Commercial; Law Enforcement; System Integrators; and the MSSP/ISP community. Others attending included DOD, DHS, and US CYBERCOM.
In conclusion of the strategy meetings and at the invitation of Sir Kim Darroch, the British Ambassador to the United States, CEO Israel Martinez attended a private reception which included a warm welcome and thank you by AVM Gavin Parker, the Defense Attache of the Royal Air Force to the British Embassy and the U.S. Director of National Intelligence, the Hon. Dan Coates. Axon global is recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) for Exemplary Board Leadership.
2017 September 8, Kansas City, KS. . Axon Global CEO Israel Martinez, to be a panelist as an expert on forensic investigation and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation at the Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Conference. Martinez states, “Foreign sovereignty has been declared on our devices in the U.S. . There will be two categories of people and organizations beginning May 2018 - those who understood the impact of the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) on small and large companies in the U.S., and are prepared for it, and those that will be victimized by the large fines associated with it. The law is obtuse, the EU will have the capability to know if you’ve processed their privacy information (including i.p. addresses) without your cooperation, they will have the legal authority to fine you via international law, and they have the capability to garnish the fines without your cooperation. We will discuss one of the few safe havens.”
2017 August 31, Houston, TX. . Axon Global is leading comprehensive after-action reports after emergency cyber responses to Hurricane Harvey in partnership wth FEMA, the Global Manufacturing Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) and the International Association of Certified ISAOs. Israel Martinez, CEO of Axon states, "this has been an exhausting but invaluable experience for our teams - in how to interact with FEMA, state and local authorities, from a cyber-counter intelligence perspective. Even with our experienced members (e.g. from World Trade Center attacks, to Olympic Games, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2008 financial crisis) we continue to evolve and optimize integrated cyber-operations resiliency plans, as the link between cyber and the physical world evolves into hyper connectivity. This week alone our members have participated in advising and aiding; flood preparation, FEMA early detection of threat intel and resource allocation, finding shelter for families, reviewing plans for re-routing technology and telecom for emergency support services, preparing for the President’s visit, risk mitigation against North Korea cyber threats, critical infrastructure proactive defense (e.g. cyber impacts on physical plants such as chemical and gas refineries), proactive assessment of Hobby Airport (before, during and after flooding), optimizing nuclear reactor emergency response in partnership with international allies, social media search and rescue optimization, preparing for and advising recovery for any US government cyberattacks that may or may not have happened, and updated emergency preparation plans in the event Hurricane Irma heads our way."
2017 July 19, Washington, D.C. . Axon announces the renewal of a Research & Development contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which includes, "enhancing the protection of critical infrastructure and government systems that are vital to national security". Israel Martinez, CEO of Axon, "believes this will markedly increase it's value proposition in the marketplace. We believe this national security, legal-platform, is the only currently available option as a defendable position against the European Union Global Data Protection Regulation." The Hon. René Peña, General Counsel for Axon and former 12-year prosecutor and District Attorney concurred and further stated, "Under new privacy laws, those desiring to process cyber threat information or any privacy information from the EU or China and without an approved process or legal platform, face significant financial penalties and potential criminal consequences. This applies whether the offending company does business in Europe or China, respectively, or not."
2017 July 3, Washington, D.C. . In a joint initiative between the private sector and the Department of Homeland Security, Axon Global and the Department of Homeland Security Chief Technology Architect discover PETYA/NOT PETYA is not ransomware, but a ruse to disguise a malicious attack meant to destroy data.
2017 June 12, Washington, D.C.. Axon Global CEO, leads the Congressional Caucus staff briefing on cybersecurity and its impact on mid markets at Capitol Hill with the Association for Corporate Growth.
2017 May 12, Washington, D.C.. Axon Global, Israel Martinez attends DHS Leadership briefing to discuss the elements of implementing the Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure
2017 April 28, New York, NY. A new launch of world class Chief Information Security Officers convene at the HMG Chief Information Security Officer Executive Leadership Summit in New York, NY, where Axon Global CEO, Israel Martinez will keynote about his perspective in supporting the previous and current Presidential administrations and how current events will impact cyber strategy. Additionally, he will moderate executive panels, "The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future” and "The Future Role of the IT Security Executive – Creating your Professional Role and Brand.”
2017 April 26, Washington, D.C.. Israel Martinez, CEO of Axon Global and team travel to Washington D.C. to meet with senior cyber security officials across government and to participate as part of the thought leadership at the HMG Chief Information Officer Executive Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.. Martinez activities include a panel discussion with the Executive Assistant Director of the FBI, James Turgal, Jr., and the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, for the United States Air Force, Wanda Jones-Heath which explored emerging threats to enterprise security and how they are evolving within the complexity of the internal vs supply chain spaces. The panel provided an understanding of how CISOs can hope to uphold high levels of security and privacy, provide instant access to important data, and maintain customer relationships.
2017 April 14, Washington, D.C.. DHS and Axon continue to "align related missions, strengths, and capabilities to nullify emerging risks, to ensure and enhance the protection of critical infrastructure of government networks and the Nation’s best interests." DHS recognizes, “Axon is a respected leader” as they jointly work to protect and secure our respective National security and global economic cyber security interests.”—United States DHS.
2017 April 14, Cambridge Massachusetts. Israel Martinez, CEO and Hannah Norris, Chief Success Officer, both Axon Global executives, receive certification from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Financial Technology Innovation (FINTECH) program in blockchain technology. MIT FINTECH is part of MIT’s Media Lab which has embraced the ideals of anti-disciplinary work, that is “working in spaces that simply do not fit into any existing academic discipline—a specific field of study with its own particular words, frameworks, and methods.” Blockchain technology is said to be the new technology infrastructure that will dominate financial services and other industries within the next ten years.
2017 April 12, New York, NY. Military News reports the CEO of Axon, Israel Martinez as part of the “courageous leadership advancing the CISO role in innovation.” The news story goes on to identify “Visionary security leaders… and bold strategies expanding into new markets.”. This conference featured high profile CISOs and other thought strategists at several round table discussions where Martinez, who is also Chairman, of the Global Manufacturing ISAO, led cyber security, strategy and innovation discussions.
2017 April 11, Dallas, TX Axon Global CEO Israel Martinez completes a studio recording as a cyber expert, to be televised on PBS/KERA. McCuistion programming has over 20 years of history interviewing nationally and internationally recognized leaders that “… provide an intellectually stimulating and objective forum of ideas, challenging accountability and awareness of things that matter.”
2017 April 10, NASA, KSC. Axon Global CEO Israel Martinez is interviewed by Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor CEO/CFO Magazine which touts over 400K readers, in “Cyber Strategy that Protects Valuation and Reputation.” In this interview, Israel Martinez describes the emerging cyber threats and liabilities occurring at the executive and board level. Martinez also serves as the Chairman for the Global Manufacturing Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO). ISAOs are established under Presidential Executive Order, Presidential Directive 21.
2017 April 6, HMG Strategy, Dallas, TX. 2017 Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit, Chairman and CEO of Axon Global, Israel Martinez leads over 100 CIOs in an executive briefing regarding cyber security, strategy, and innovation. Other CIOs and executive leaders included Walmart, 7-Eleven, CVS, NEC, and Fossil. Additionally, Martinez shared his perspective on the high-level direction of the Trump Administration in critical areas such as cyber security and policy making as it pertains to both the public and private sectors.
2017 March 18, San Francisco, CA. Axon Global CEO Israel Martinez is Keynote Speaker and Conference Chair at the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Executive Leadership Conference in San Francisco. He led the country's thought leaders in several topics including; digital disruption, and how the C-suite can successfully add value to the Board. Martinez engaged other innovators including the CISO, for Seagate Technology the world’s leader in storing digital information and the Cyber Security Strategist, for Intel Corporation.
2017 March 9, New York, NY. Axon CEO Israel Martinez guest speaker at the New York CIO Summit of America, The CIO Summit of America gathers the nation's leading CIOs and industry experts to tackle the most pressing challenges facing business today. Martinez focused on “How cyber – security Innovation and strategy will impact Governance.” Martinez was also a key panelist with the Director of Digital Forensic Investigations, NFL, former CISO at AIG, and a Senior Executive Advisor, FBI.
2017, February 3, Washington, D.C.. Axon Global a Newport Board Group affiliate announces Israel Martinez featured in "Cyber Defense Strategies for Companies and Their Advisors", in an Expert Webcast, broadcast nationally.
2017, January 19, Washington, D.C.. Axon Global a Cyber Strategy and Innovation company providing cyber counter-intelligence and enterprise risk management services, recognized by the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service Office of Strategic Intelligence, welcomes The Honorable and Esq. Rene Peña as a Full Partner and Chief General Counsel. Mr. Peña brings combined business and government experience, recently as a 12-year veteran criminal prosecutor for the state of Texas District Attorney’s office. He has served on several Texas Governor task forces and committees through 2016. Mr. Peña joins an experienced team at Axon including; the former chief general counsel for NSA, CEO of an NYSE traded company, the former CTO for Cisco, NACD Board Leadership Fellows and faculty, and a team of cybersecurity and counter intelligence experts supporting Global Fortune 500 and government clients in the U.S. as well as internationally. Over the next 12 months we will be expanding our services into Proactive Defense ® a phrase we "minted" and copyrighted at HMG Strategy in 2012. Over the next 18 months René will be going through Axon's executive on-boarding process which includes Cyber Enterprise Risk Management certification, supporting national security initiatives with the leadership team and meeting partners and clients throughout the U.S. and internationally.
2016 December 30, Dallas, TX. Axon Global a cyber counter intelligence and enterprise risk management company recognized by the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service, hires a Chief Success Officer endowing the CSO with the authority and resources to disrupt and challenge people, processes, technology and principles to maximize outcomes for the organization.
2016, November 16, Cambridge Massachusetts. Two Axon executives are selected for certification at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Financial Technology Innovation (MIT FINTECH) program. The program focuses on the future of commerce, block chain and other technologies disrupting the financial services industry.
2016 November 5-10, Dallas, TX. Axon leadership attends off-site meetings finalizing 2017 policies and plans at Texas Motor Speedway conference center.
2016 October 19, Washington, D.C.. Axon CEO leads the first meeting of the Global Manufacturing ISAO, as Chairman at the International Association of Certified ISAOs annual conference. He’s a guest speaker along with the CISO of PSCU, the White House Technical Liaison for the U.S. Secret Service and the former director of Department of Homeland Security National Protections and Programs Directorate.
2016 October 26, 2016, Washington, D.C.. Axon executives meet with their peers at the Department of Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Key Resources Cyber Information Sharing and Collaboration Program and update the automated integration via the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA). Axon Global has been a member of the program for two years and has recently appointed it’s Chief of Staff as the co-chair for the private sector DHS Incident Response working group.
2016, October 15, 2016, Dallas, TX. Axon Global CEO is announced as Chairman for the Global Manufacturing Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO). ISAOs are public-private partnerships established under executive order of the President of the United States that allow private sector companies to acquire and report cyber thereat information and cyber intelligence with release of liability through protections in the Cybersecurity ACT of 2015. The Global Manufacturing ISAO is already sharing threat information regarding 29,000 companies, many of them part of critical infrastructure or supply chains with the U.S. Government.
2016 October 7, 2016, Palo Alto, CA. Axon CEO serves as a panelist at the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) along with the HP Global CIO, HP CISO, and the former CISO for the Department of Energy who is currently CISO for CME. LCDA is one of the largest associations of F500 directors, who are Latino.
2016 September 17, Washington, D.C. Axon executives are recertified as Full Board Members and Board Leadership Fellows at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Global Leaders’ Summit. NACD is an association of 15,000 directors of which 75% are on Fortune 1000 boards. It includes Directors from every Fortune 50 board. NACD Board Leadership Fellowship is the highest level of credentialing for corporate governance professionals. Via the NACD Master’s program "An NACD Fellow," has demonstrated knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today and has committed to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing study.
2016 August 3, Washington, D.C. Axon CEO attends White House briefing with HITEC leadership regarding technology innovation and meets with U.S. Secret Service regarding cyber counter threat information.
2016 July 21, Washington, D.C. Axon Global CEO invited to White House briefing by Amy Pope, Deputy Assistant to the President and the Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to the White House.
2016 July 14, NASA/Kennedy Space Center, FL. Axon Global advisory board members invited to the Global Institute for Cyber Security Research in partnership with DHS, NASA and NATO, two-day planning session defining Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAOs) standards and launching ISAOs in two industry sectors.
2016 July 1, Washington, DC. Axon celebrates Q1 & Q2 successful engagements including; 20 Fortune 500 companies, 15 Fortune 1000 or Medium size companies, U.S. Secret Service, American University Cyber Governance Center and two international governments.
2016 June 20, Washington, D.C. American University Cyber Governance Center welcomes three Axon Global partners to their Strategic Planning session joining executives from; FINRA, the U.S. Department of commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Discovery Communications, the Association for Corporate Growth, General Motors, Marriott, Raytheon, the Department of Energy and the U.S. Secret Service.
2016 June 16, Lexington, VA. Axon Global Sr. Executives lead the keynote presentation, “Cyber Enterprise Risk Management from a Board Perspective”, at the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC) 2016 conference. The conference was sponsored by Fischer International, hosted at Washington & Lee University and attended by over 100 CIOs and technology executives in higher education.
2016 May 29-30, Washington, DC. Axon leads Cyber Enterprise Risk Management training for Directors and Executives to over 50 Fortune 500 companies at The HACR Corporate Directors Summit™ (CDS) and HACR Corporate Executives Forum™ (CEF) at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC. HACR Programs
2016 May 15, Washington, D.C. Axon Global CEO briefs U.S. Congressional members and staff as a DHS certified expert on Cyber Counter Terrorism Defense & Intelligence.
2016 April 14, Washington, D.C. Israel Martinez, Axon CEO and distinguished cyber expert served as a panelist along with; FBI, EAD Information & Technology Branch, James Turgal; Freddie Mac CISO, Debbie Wheeler; and EMC CSO, Matthew McCormack, on "The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future" at the CIO Executive Leadership Summit.
2016 April 12, Dallas, TX. Axon Global is invited to brief the White House as a cyber security expert on behalf of the Department of Commerce's Manufacturing Association.
2016 April 6, New York, NY. The Association for Corporate Growth published Cybersecurity Insurance: What You Really Need to Know by Axon Global executive Israel Martinez.
2016 March 15, Chicago, IL. Axon Global is featured in Middle Market Growth: In the Real-World Game of Cybersecurity The Best Defense is a Good Offense.
2016 March 9, Washington, D.C. Axon Global team advances their Cooperative Research and Development Agreement in strategic meetings with the Department of Homeland Security Office of Cybersecurity & Communications (CS&C) leadership team.
2016 March 8, New York NY. The Association for Corporate Growth publishes Apple's Privacy Debate Could Impact Your Business by Israel Martinez.
2016 February 20, Hartford, CT. Axon's CEO, Israel Martinez was recognized as a contributor to the book The Big Shift in IT Leadership.
2016 February 16, Charlotte, NC. Axon participated in "The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future" panel at the CIO Executive Leadership Summit.
2016 February 15, New York, NY. Axon publishes "A New Year in Cybersecurity: What to Expect in 2016", the second in a series of articles in 2016 about the impact of cybersecurity on midmarket companies and what company owners, investors and officers can do to minimize liability.
2016 February 9, New York, NY. Middle Market Growth publishes Decoding New Cyber Regs for Midsize Businesses by Israel Martinez in cooperation with the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) where he serves as Sr. Advisor to the office of the CEO for ACG.
2016 February 4, Dallas, TX. Axon CEO selected for Expert Webcast thought leadership panel on Cybersecurity Issues in M&A.
2016 February 4, Washington, D.C., Israel Martinez, Axon Global Chairman, also serving as a National Partner of the Global Cyber Practice, Technology Strategy and Innovation, at Newport Board Group, joins Pepper Hamilton, and Arent Fox, in an expert thought leadership discussion on Cybersecurity Issues in M&A.
2016 January 25, Washington, D.C. Axon Global resources a Cyber Enterprise Management (Cyber ERM) Council with representatives including current and former; NYSE public trading company CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, prosecutors, general councils, SEC and DOJ enforcement officers, cybersecurity experts and law students to dissect and determine the business requirements and impact of the new “The Cybersecurity Act of 2015, Division N of Public Law 114–113.”
2016 January 19, 2016 Washington, D.C. Axon Global launches a cybersecurity information sharing and reporting initiative in Asia acting as a discreet exchange of cyber threat information with partners in the Middle East and Europe. “Mapping wire closet compromises to the enterprise risk management issues for board members, will now have U.S. and international commerce implications for Fortune 500 as well as small to medium sized companies”, states Israel Martinez, CEO of Axon Global (see http://www.middlemarketgrowth.org/a-new-year-for-cybersecurity-what-to-expect-in-2016/)
2015 December 7, 2015, Washington, D.C. Axon Global recognized as an advisory board member of the American University Kogod Business School Cybersecurity Governance Center which includes senior representatives and current or former members from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), The Department of Commerce, Fortune 500, the Washington Board of Trade, White House Staff, and organizations focused on balanced enterprise risk management and governance.
2015 November 3, 2015, NASA/Kennedy Space Center, FL. Axon Global launches new cyber initiatives in cyber response and resilience with the Global Information Cybersecurity Research Center.
2015 October 26, Washington, D.C. During the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Global Board Leaders' Summit, Axon Global board members re-qualify as Full Leadership Board members and credentialed Board Leadership Fellows. This includes a comprehensive and continuous program of study for experienced public company directors, including boardroom “next practices,” and achieving the highest level of credentialing for board director service.
2015 September, 23, Denver, CO. Axon CEO speaks at Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit (http://www.hmgstrategy.com/events/agenda.asp?eventID=95), “Cyber Risk Management – What Board Members, Shareholders, Government, Auditors and Others Will be Asking from the CIO Next.”
2015 September, 11, Washington, D.C. Axon Global launches its new initiative as a contracted member of the Department of Homeland Security U.S. CERT Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Cyber Information Sharing and Collaboration Program. The initiative is in cooperation with the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) where the CEO of Axon is as Sr. Advisor to the office of the CEO for ACG.
2015 September 29, Washington, D.C. American University (AU) recognizes Martinez as a Sr. Advisor and Fellow at the American University Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Cyber Governance Center. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was approved by President Benjamin Harrison. AU was named the most politically active school in the nation in The Princeton Review's annual survey of college students in 2008, 2010, and 2012.
2015 September 28, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Hispanic Congressional Leadership Institute (CHLI) honors Martinez with a request to speak to the U.S. Hispanic Congressional Leadership Institute, see http://www.chli.org at the CHLI Trade & International Symposium. The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress to advance the Hispanic Community's Economic Progress with a focus on Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness.
2015 September 10, Washington, D.C. The Association for Corporate Growth Global (ACG) appoints Martinez, CEO of Axon Global, as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity, Office of the CEO. In this capacity, Mr. Martinez provides advice on the complex issues facing the private sector as it relates to cyber threats. In addition, he helps educate ACG members on protection, mitigation and remediation. See: AxonCyber.com
2015 August 31, Washington, D.C. American University appoints Israel Martinez as a Sr. Advisor to the Cyber Governance Center to bring expertise on the latest threat intelligence, and how they map to financials statements and to boardroom issues.
2015 June 25, Washington, D.C. Israel Martinez in partnership with American University, selected by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) to conduct certified training; “Cyber Enterprise Risk Management training for General Counsels and board members”.
2015 June 13, Washington, D.C. Axon Global identifies one of the most significant cyber security breaches in the U.S. critical infrastructure and partners with DHS in remediation see AxonCyber.com
2015 May 12, San Diego, CA. NACD Strategy & Risk Forum. Axon CEO Israel Martinez is a key speaker and panelist at the NACD Strategy & Risk Forum, joining other nationally recognized speakers such as Former Governor /DHS Secretary Ridge, and Shawn Henry, the former Assistant Deputy Director of the FBI.
2015 March 25, Harvard Club, NY, NY. Axon CEO Israel Martinez is keynote speaker at the Executive Leadership Summit. on the topic, “Beyond security, Cyber now represents a host of new business and executive challenges that will create new demands for the CIO. After a year of Board level engagements in Fortune 500, with executives at DHS and the international intel community - what can we expect next?”
2015 March 18, San Antonio, TX. The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) in partnership with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) launches a new training program for Corporate Counsels taught by NACD Faculty including Axon CEO, Israel Martinez as the Cyber Enterprise Risk Management expert for boards. The program focuses on the complex oversight challenges that boards face, including corporate governance, regulatory compliance, financial competency, executive compensation, communication strategies and the demand for greater transparency. Regarding the training, “…His knowledge on Cyber Security is phenomenal,” stated Cynthia Mares (LION), HNBA National President, also former Asst. Regulation Counsel for the Colorado Supreme Court and Deputy State Public Defender for the State of Colorado. The program was sponsored by the law firm, Jones Day and attended by General Counsels from; Fortune 500, private equity, non-profits, critical infrastructure, financial services, independents as well as trial attorneys. A repeat performance is being organized for the fall meeting See: http://www.hnba.com/main/view_event/7/2
2015 January 29, Axon Global President & CEO, Israel Martinez, named Full Board Member and Board Leadership Fellow. His designation as Board Leadership Fellow, according to NACD, recognizes Israel has “demonstrated his knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today and (has) committed to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing study.” According to NACD President and CEO Ken Daly, the designation makes him “credential director."
2014 December 19, Axon Global SVP, former General Counsel at NSA and Cyber expert, Richard Marshall, Esq., answers the question, “if technology to [secure cyber] exists, then why are more companies not doing it?” http://www.cnn.com/videos/tech/2014/12/19/exp-ath-how-do-hackers-gain-access-richard-marshall.cnn
2014 October 16, Washington, D.C., the Board of Directors of the Hispanic IT Executive Council and the nominating committee of the HITEC 100, recognize Axon CEO, Israel Martinez in the 2015 edition of the HITEC 100. Since 2008, HITEC has compiled a comprehensive list featuring the top 100 most influential and notable Hispanic Professionals in the Information Technology Industry called the "HITEC 100".
2014 October 14, Washington, D.C., Axon Global CEO, Israel Martinez invited to become an NACD Fellow, states, “it’s an honor… glad to be a part of Chairman Reatha Clark King’s momentum advancing cognitive diversity.”
2014 September 04, Axon Global part of consortium reporting “super compromises” in financial services and other industries including midsize companies and law firms.
2014 August 19, Atlanta, GA, Axon CEO part of World Class Speakers at Atlanta Summit http://www.hmgstrategy.com/company/news-and-press-overview/detail.asp?newsID=78
2014 July 25, Vancouver, CA, Axon Global concludes negotiation and contract to procure and access international sources of malware and targeted threat information.
2014 July 22, Washington D.C., Axon Global sponsors the Renaissance CEO Dinner series, in Los Angeles, California with over 100 attendees including sponsors; 7-Eleven, Target, Wyndham Hotel Group, NACD, McDonalds, Comerica Bank, AMC Theaters and Axon Global.
2014 June 15, Washington D.C., Axon Global Alliance expands R&D actionable intelligence program with sources from technology incubator programs in two different countries.
2014 May 8, Washington D.C., Axon Global CEO, keynote speaker at the CIO Executive Summit in New Brunswick, NJ, Cyber Threat’s Impact On Enterprise Risk Management. http://www.hmgstrategy.com/events/agenda.asp?eventID=66
2014 May 1, Washington, D.C. Axon Global CEO announced as keynote speaker at the Accounting and Financial Reporting Update Conference (AFRUC) in Dallas Texas to be held on October 31, 2014.
2014 April 29, Washington D.C., Axon Global CEO, announced as speaker and panelist at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD, the largest association of board members in the U.S.), Annual Cyber Risk Summit, along with Shawn Henry, former Asst. Dir. To FBI and current President of Crowd Strike, and Gil Vega, VP and Global Head of Cyber Security & Threat Intelligence, AIG, to be held June 11, 2014 in Chicago, Il
2014, April 28, Washington, D.C., Axon Global CEO enlisted to speak at the Executive Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 2014.
2014 April 27, Washington D.C., Axon Global CEO, announced as keynote speaker at Society of Information Management (SIM), New York, May 15, 2014, “Applying Cyber Intelligence To The Private Sector.”
2014 April 25, Washington D.C., Axon Global CEO, announced as key panelist at the Executive Leadership Summit in Chicago, IL, May 13, 2014, “The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and into the Future.”
2014, April 23, Washington, D.C. Axon Global CEO, Israel Martinez is Key Panelist at the Executive Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., “The Challenge of Enterprise Security”, with Shawn Henry, former Exec. Asst. Dir. FBI, Shane McGee, General Counsel, Mandiant and Harriet Pearson, Partner, Hogan Lovells. http://www.hmgstrategy.com/events/agenda.asp?eventID=67
2014, April 14, Washington, D.C., Axon Global CEO enlisted to speak at the Executive Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 23, 2014.
2014, April 4, Dallas, TX, Axon leadership team re-organizes and announces a new strategy and launch of the Axon Global Alliance - “The most innovative and aggressive group of cyber -intel, technologies, people and processes in the world…” The Axon Global Alliance includes U.S., international, and the most innovative companies in cyber crime predictive analysis, in Israeli cyber offensive counter-intel, in social medial advanced attack detection, in award winning big data heuristics and analytics, and the most senior counter intelligence talent in the White House.
2014, April 2, Dallas, TX, Axon CEO speaks at CIO Strategy Leadership Summit in Dallas, TX at Westin Hotel.
2014, March 24, Axon Global contracts with new outside counsel, SterlingTechLaw based in Chicago, IL, the leading advisors on privacy, and cyber security in the country.
2014, March 19, Washington, D.C., Axon CEO sponsors the Renaissance CEO dinner in Dallas, TX.
2014, March 24, San Francisco, CA, RSA Conference, Axon Global Alliance contracts with the leading provider of predictive analysis in cyber-crime, cyber-attacks and cyber counter intelligence, in the country.
2014, March 20, Dallas, TX, Axon members attend HITECH, the largest association of Hispanic Technology Executives in the U.S.
2014, March 3 2014, Washington, D.C.. National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) 1st annual Cyber Security Summit announces Axon CEO, Israel Martinez as a keynote speaker for the summer event on June 11, 2014.
2014, February 12, Dallas, TX. Axon selected to assist a second cyber-crime initiative with one of the leading District Attorney’s offices in the U.S., which is tracking over $200 million in theft.
2014, February 12, Dallas, TX. Axon Global uncovers and reports an Advanced Targeted Attack in one of the largest financial institutions on the East coast.
2014, January 8, Dallas, TX. Axon Global investigates Advanced Targeted Attack for one of the leading District Attorney’s offices in the U.S.
2013, November 19, Dallas, TX. Axon Global Alliance contracts with a new member, the leading provider of social media Advanced Targeted Attacks in the world, providing services to Fortune 500 and one of the largest intelligence agencies in the world.
2013, November 5, Washington, D.C.. Axon uncovers and reports multiple Advanced Targeted Attacks at one of the largest security providers in the U.S. that lead to protecting U.S. Government assets.
2013, October 31, Dallas, TX. Axon CEO Israel Martinez, keynote, gives Cyber Counter Intelligence briefing to law enforcement at the South West Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas County.
2013, October 14, Washington, D.C.. Axon CEO briefs the executive leadership council at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Annual Conference at the Baltimore, MD Gaylord National.
2013, September 24, Houston, TX. Axon CEO Martinez, is the keynote speaker at the largest Cyber Security conference for Petrochemical companies in the U.S. organized by Qatalyst Global.
2013, September 12, Washington, D.C.. Axon attends the National Council of ISACs annual briefing in Washington, D.C.
2013, September 10, Dallas, TX. Axon uncovers and reports an Advanced Targeted Attack on one of the most prestigious law firms in the country based on the East coast.
2013, September 4, NASA Kennedy Space Center Offices, Cape Canaveral, FL. Axon presents its state of the art Advanced Targeted Attack detection trends and detection services. The National Healthcare Information and Analysis Center (NH ISAC) affirms Israel Martinez as Sr. Advisor to the Executive Director to the NH ISAC.
2013, August 23, Cambridge, MA. Axon CEO attends quarterly postgraduate business strategy session at Harvard University.
2013, August 19, Washington, D.C. . Axon uncovers and reports multiple Advanced Targeted Attacks to one of the largest software manufacturers in the U.S..
2013, August 14, Washington D.C.. Axon asked to brief DHS Chief Technology Officer on cyber trends, compromises and breaches.
2013, August 6 Washington D.C.. Axon uncovers and reports systematic Advanced Targeted Attacks to one of the top 20 employers of U.S. employees in the U.S., based in the state of NY.
2013, August 1, Washington D.C. . Axon begins Advanced Targeted Attack detection services for one of the largest financial transaction processing centers in the U.S. .
2013, July 26, Dallas, TX. Axon uncovers multiple Advanced Targeted Attacks at one of the largest drug store chains in the country.
2013, July 24, Washington, D.C. Axon sponsors Renaissance CEO dinner in Los Angeles, CA.
2013, June 24, Washington, D.C. . Axon CEO Israel Martinez joins the Advisory Board of the Global Information Cyber Security Research Center at NASA Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral.
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