Governance, Regulation & Compliance


Education Level: Intermediate

5117 - Cracks in the Foundation: An Outsider's Perspective on Your Security Program

Tuesday, September 26
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Security is a seemingly never-ending battle of cat and mouse. The odds really seemed stacked against the blue team at times. How your information security program is managed is the foundation of your organization's ability to protect itself and its customers.

Come join securityologists Joe and CRob as we provide perspective on common mistakes and flaws we see in traditional organizations that oftentimes easily can be addressed. Leveraging almost 40 years of combined enterprise experience, and drawing upon contacts from numerous Fortune 500 clients, the presenters will help show common patterns that exist across industries and discuss how they can be overcome.

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Christopher Robinson

Manager of Red Hat Product Security Program Management
Red Hat Inc.

Christopher "CRob" Robinson is the manager of Red Hat Product Security Program Management. With more than 18 years of enterprise-class engineering, operational and leadership experience, CRob has worked at several Fortune 500 companies with experience in the financial, medical, legal and manufacturing verticals.

He has been a featured speaker at Gartner’s Identity and Access Management Summit, RSA, Derbycon, the 2016 (ISC)2 World Congress, and several Tivoli Pulse/IBM Interconnect conferences. CRob is the president of the Cleveland (ISC)2 Chapter and is also a children's cybersecurity educator with the Safe and Secure Onlineprogram.


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Joseph Daw

Cyber Security Architect

Joe Daw joined IBM's security technical sales team March 2015. He is currently a cybersecurity architect for IBM North America in the communications and computer services industry. Joe came to IBM with 15-plus years of experience in firm-based information security leadership, which included Jones Day, a top global law firm, and Bristol West/Farmers Insurance. Joe's key strengths are in assessing, implementing and building information security programs within multiple industries, many of which require Sarbanes-Oxley and PCI compliance. Joe has maintained expertise in many areas of information security, dealing with infrastructure and network security, vulnerability management, application security assessments, visibility through security monitoring solutions, security policy management, risk and compliance, incident response and overall program management. He holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of Akron and maintains a CISSP. He is also a founder and active board member for the local Cleveland (ISC)2 Chapter.


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