2019 Phoenix Security & Audit Conference

 

Speakers

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Todd Weinman

Todd Weinman is the President and Founder of The Weinman Group, an executive search firm focused on Audit, Governance, Risk, and Compliance.

Now in his 25th year focusing on this niche, Todd is a trusted advisor to companies in their search for outstanding talent, and to Audit and GRC professionals looking to accelerate their careers.

Todd is a previous winner of the California Association of Personnel Consultants (now CSP) “Consultant of the Year” award as the top recruiter in the State of California. He holds a bachelor’s degree from U.C. Berkeley and worked for several years for a Big 4 Public Accounting Firm. Todd is a frequent presenter for the IIA, ISACA, and MIS Training Institute, among other organizations. He has written articles and/or been interviewed for a variety of publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Computerworld, Cio.com, and The Huffington Post. Over the past two decades, Todd has been actively involved in ISACA leadership roles both at the International and Chapter level.

When he is not recruiting, Todd pursues his passion for music as a professional freelance musician. In addition to having spent four years performing with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago, Chile, Todd has performed music on four continents, and has performed with diverse ensembles, including the San Francisco Symphony, Stockton Symphony, Opera San Jose, the Aspen Summer Music Festival, and Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, in addition to having performed at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival.

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Chris Roberts

Chris is currently the CSS for Attivo Networks, and is working on a number of projects within the deception and services space. Over the years, he's founded or worked with a number of companies specializing in DarkNet research, intelligence gathering, cryptography, deception technologies, and providers of security services and threat intelligence.

Since the late 90’s Chris has been deeply involved with security R&D, consulting, and advisory services in his quest to protect and defend businesses and individuals against cyber attack. Prior to that he jumped out of planes for a living, visiting all sorts of interesting countries and cultures while doing his best to avoid getting shot at too often. (Before that he managed to get various computers confiscated by a number of European entities.)

As one of the well-known hackers and researchers, Chris is routinely invited to speak at industry conferences. CNN, The Washington Post, WIRED, Business Insider, USA Today, Forbes, Newsweek, BBC News, Wall Street Journal, and numerous others have covered him in the media.

And worst case, to jog the memory, Chris was the researcher who gained global attention in 2015 for demonstrating the linkage between various aviation systems, both on the ground and while in the air that allowed the exploitation of attacks against flight control system.

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Isac Artzi
Dr. Isac Artzi is Associate Professor and Computer Science Program Lead at Grand Canyon University. Dr. Artzi’s career spans 30 years working in a variety of technology and research fields in industry and academic institutions. Most notable are the development of a distance learning system at Gilat Satellite Ltd., a multimedia BioScience Explorer at Michigan State University, patented code streaming algorithms at AppStream (now Symantec) in Silicon Valley, development of Computer Science curriculum at Grand Canyon University, and currently conducting research on virtual reality methods for visualizing big data at the Smart Urban Fabrics research center at Grand Canyon University.
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Phil Collett
Phil is Director of Cyber Risk Assessment at American Express. His organization defines risk assessment methodology and performs core assessment functions including an annual enterprise cyber security assessment, application risk assessment, new product security review, and IT/IS exceptions management. His 10 years’ experience in Financial Services Technology include expertise and leadership roles in incident response, cyber security, payments technology, and risk management. Phil holds a Masters in Information Security from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Utah along with various technical certificates and certifications including ISACA CISM.
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Sean Cordero
Sean brings more than 18 years of information security and IT experience to his role at Netskope. Prior to Netskope, Cordero served as Senior Executive Director, CISO, at Optiv, where he provided executive-level advisement to the company’s Fortune 100 clients. Cordero has been a key driver in the cloud adoption space; since 2011 he has led creation of the industry standard control framework for cloud security, the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM). For his contributions to cloud security and adoption, the CSA awarded him the 2013 Ron Knode Service Award for North America and he was inducted in 2016 by the CSA as an Inaugural Research Fellow.
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Alex Cullen
Alex Cullen is a digital asset specialist for EY, based in San Francisco. Alex and his team lead research and development efforts for audit guidance, blockchain tools and technology enablement, and risk/control identification for blockchains. He works with the majority of the largest digital asset firms in the US, as well as those internationally.
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Mitch Darrow
Mitch Darrow has been a consultant with BerryDunn for five years, and is a Manager in the Government Assurance Practice Area, which provides IT security assurance services to government clients. Prior to joining BerryDunn, Mitch was the Windows Architect for a global manufacturing company. He has expertise in designing, operating, and securing Windows infrastructure, as well as in managing database operations and security. Mitch is based in Portland, Maine.
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Michael Dellner
Michael Dellner is a strategic leader with more than 20 years of demonstrated success in both the public and private sectors spanning a range of industries including education, international logistics, finance, and government. Mr. Dellner has been responsible for driving key enterprise technology initiatives from large-scale infrastructure transformations, the adoption of Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance platforms, to the implementation of highly available, high-volume, secure, information systems. He has significant experience enhancing agile engineering solution delivery and developing sustainable practices to drive tangible business value.

Mr. Dellner has served in state government both as a Chief Information Officer and as a Chief Operating Officer, as well as in senior technology leadership roles for international Fortune 500 companies, cultivating high performing teams by effectively creating an environment of accountability, trust, and accomplishment. Michael currently provides strategic management, performance, technology, and security services to help clients achieve excellence executing their organizational and business objectives. He is certified in Project Management, Six Sigma, ITIL and is a candidate for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Mr. Dellner holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems Management from Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business.
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Christine Fitzgerald
Christine is a Director in the Internal Audit and Financial Advisory (IAFA) practice of the Phoenix office. She leads the IAFA practice’s global digital transformation and innovation efforts. In her current role, Christine is part of the core team responsible for developing digital solutions to help clients improve performance and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations, including assessing the digital maturity of organizations and utilizing digital technologies such as Process Mining and Robotic Process Automation. Christine has over 15 years of internal audit and risk management experience in the technology, airline, consumer products, healthcare and government industries. Her internal audit experience includes overall project management, annual risk assessment / internal audit planning, risk management, including facilitating risk workshops, audit plan development as well as business process evaluation, improvement and re-engineering.
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Daniel Giebink
Daniel Giebink is a Security Architect at Avertium (formerly Terra Verde) and a perpetual student of cyber security with more than 6 years in information security. Over his career he has worked in many different capacities including security operations center analyst, professional service engineer, system administrator, penetration tester, and developer. Each position has contributed to a continuously expanding, well-rounded understanding of the breadth and depth of the field of information security. Currently, this experience is being put to use in the ongoing development of Terra Verde’s Breach Radar solution for providing cloud based security solutions for companies big and small.
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Lester Godsey
Lester Godsey is the Chief Information Security Officer for the City of Mesa, AZ and is currently spearheading data privacy initiatives for Mesa. With over 25 years of higher education and local government IT experience, Lester has spoken at local, state and national conferences on topics ranging from telecommunications to project management to cybersecurity and data. Lester has taught at the collegiate level for over 12 years in the areas of technology, business and project management. The author of numerous trade journal and online magazine articles, he is CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and PMP (Project Management Professional) certified. He holds a BA in Music and a MS in Technology, both from Arizona State University.
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Eric Groen
Eric Groen is a Managing Director with Protiviti and Chapter President of the Phoenix IIA. He has over 18 years of experience in consulting and audit, including both internal and external audit experience. Eric’s experience extends across a number of industries, however, he spends the majority of his time focusing on higher education and more specifically compliance and governance issues. Eric has a B.S. degree in Accounting and Finance from Creighton University, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
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Nick Harrahill
Nick Harrahill is the Senior Director of Global Operations at Synack, where he is responsible for leading efforts to secure client assets. A cybersecurity professional with over 15 years of industry experience, Nick has developed innovative security programs and led teams at PayPal and eBay, including bug bounty, vulnerability management, vendor security, insider threat, network monitoring and incident response. Within the vulnerability management domain, he has been at the forefront of the industry in partnering with the security research community in vulnerability discovery and security intelligence processes. He holds certifications as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional).
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John Hellickson
John Hellickson, (retired CISSP, SSCP, CEH, CRISC, etc) is a veteran information security and risk management executive with deep technical expertise, bringing more than 27 years of information technology experience into his current role with the last 22 years focused on security and risk management. As Vice President of Kudelski Security’s US Advisory Services, John leads the consulting practice specializing in cybersecurity strategy and governance & cyber resilience to help chief executives (CxOs) develop their cybersecurity program strategy and manage those security programs long-term through a suite of advisory service offerings, applying his 19 years of security practitioner experience to provide solutions that transform the cybersecurity consulting services industry. Prior to Kudelski Security, Hellickson served as global chief information security officer (CISO) at First Data Corporation, a multi-national financial services organization.
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Jason Hicks
Jason is a veteran information security and risk management executive with deep technical & risk management expertise, bringing more than 15 years of information risk experience into his current role. As an Advisory CISO in Kudelski Security’s Global Consulting Services, Jason leads Advisory Services strategic and business development practices. He also serves as a Virtual CISO to select clients. Prior to Kudelski Security, Hicks served as global chief information security officer (CISO) at Ares Management LLP, a multi-national alternative asset manager, with more than $100 billion in assets under management.
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Ravi Kasinadhuni
Ravi Kasinadhuni is the Vendorpedia Offering Manager for OneTrust, the #1 most widely used privacy, security and third-party risk technology platform. In his role, Kasinadhuni is responsible for building the Vendorpedia Exchange and managing the Third Party Chasing Services team. He works closely with customers to develop strategies and best practices to boost their third party risk management efforts. Prior to launching the Vendorpedia Exchange, Kasinadhuni provided professional services to OneTrust’s largest multinational clients to drive GDPR compliance. Kasinadhuni is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E, CIPM). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Michael Keiffer
Michael is an independent data analysis consultant with extensive experience with using ACL (Audit Command Language), IDEA and Arbutus Analyzer, both as a data analysis consultant and as an instructor. Michael has over 19 years of extensive experience with using ACL as a data-mining tool, data analysis consulting and training experience, and with a focus on using ACL as fraud detection and compliance tool for various financial institutions.
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Hoyt Kesterson
Hoyt L. Kesterson II is a Senior Security Architect with Avertium (formerly Terra Verde). He has more than 40 years of experience in information security. He is certified as a CISSP, a CISA, and a PCI QSA. For 21 years he chaired the international standards group that created the X.509 public-key certificate, a fundamental component in digital signature and securing web transactions. He is a co-chair and founding member of the ABA’s Information Security Committee. He is a testifying expert. He is a PCI QSA who helps clients meet compliance requirements for authentication and encryption. He programmed his first user id and account authentication process for a communications front-end in the early 70s. He presented Everything We’re Doing with Passwords Is Wrong at the 2013 RSA Conference. The video can be found on the RSA Conference site and on YouTube.
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Ilene Klein
For over 20 years, Ilene Klein has been evangelizing security to anybody who would listen … and to management. During this time, she built and led compliance, governance, incident response, privacy, policy, security awareness, threat intelligence, and vulnerability management programs and frameworks. Ilene started her career as an electronics instructor and then traveled from Honolulu to Heidelberg as a systems engineer installing proprietary software for the U.S. Army and resolving system crashes before focusing on cybersecurity. Ilene has earned multiple security and privacy certifications, and she’s won awards such as the CISM Geographic Excellence Award for earning the highest score in the North America geographical region on the December 2011 CISM examination and a 2018 Warrior Award for fighting on the “front lines” of cybersecurity.
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Rich Larkins
Rich Larkins is a Senior Network Systems Engineer with way too many expired Cisco certifications. He has deployed networks in over 10 countries on 4 continents, and is currently working on integrating the ground components of his third global satellite constellation ground control system.

In addition to Network Engineering, Richard has been involved in Cyber Security since 1995 and served on the board of directors for the ISSA Phoenix Chapter for over 6 years. Rich lives in Scottsdale, AZ with his very understanding wife of 25 years, Patricia, and their two Cocker Spaniel rescue dogs (Luna and Orion) who have seven legs between them.
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Mike Lloyd
Dr. Mike Lloyd has more than 25 years of experience in the modeling and control of fast-moving, complex systems. He has been granted 21 patents on security, network assessment, and dynamic network control. Before joining RedSeal, Mike Lloyd was Chief Technology Officer at RouteScience Technologies (acquired by Avaya), where he pioneered self-optimizing networks. Mike served as principal architect at Cisco on the technology used to overlay MPLS VPN services across service provider backbones. He joined Cisco through the acquisition of Netsys Technologies, where he was the senior network modeling engineer.
Dr. Mike Lloyd holds a degree in mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and a PhD in stochastic epidemic modeling from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Paul Lockwood
Paul Lockwood is an Information Security Training and Awareness Consultant for Banner Health. He has many years of experience running Banner Health’s simulated phishing campaigns to increase awareness of this attack vector. He has also been the lead in third party risk management, training and awareness project management, and training material development. He has a Masters in Information Systems, and is certified in Cyber-Security and as a Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner.
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Mike Lombardi
Mr. Lombardi is an Incident Response Manager in Mandiant’s Phoenix office. As a leader of the Incident Response team, Mr. Lombardi provides emergency services to clients when a security breach occurs. He has experience in enterprise-wide incident response, compromise assessments, and remediation. He has expertise in creating incident response plans, executing tabletop exercises, and delivering incident response training.
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Jacques Lucas
Jacques Lucas leads the Compliance and Audit practice at Avertium (formerly Terra Verde) in Phoenix, Arizona. He has over 18 years of experience in IT Operations and Information Security. He has broad-based experience in information technology (IT) and regulatory compliance, including PCI DSS compliance, ISO 27000 series, NIST 800-53, NIST CSF, Sarbanes-Oxley ITGC audits, FTC privacy and security audits, GDPR, GLBA compliance, FACTA compliance, HIPAA compliance, Risk assessments, Business Continuity Planning (BCP), penetration testing, computer forensics, and social engineering techniques. His education portfolio includes a BBA and MS, he also has the following professional certifications: CISSP, CISA, PCIP, QSA. Jacques enjoys playing soccer, traveling, trying new foods, and spending valuable time with his family.
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Scott Madenburg
Scott is an internal audit leader with global business experience in financial, information system, operational, and compliance auditing; Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX); business process evaluation and design; ERP system implementation and administration; mergers and acquisitions; and fraud investigation. He has 15+ years of SOX and Internal Audit experience with corporations such as Rovi Corp (aka TiVo), Fox/News Corp, and Arthur Andersen LLP; and, is the former Chief Audit Executive of Mobilitie LLC. He has his CIA, CISA, and CRMA certifications.
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Robert Minniti
Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic accounting at Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix. He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work.
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Jeannie O'Donnell
Jeannie O’Donnell has over 17 years of internal audit, management and investigative experience. She specializes in privacy and security and has served as a Corporate Business Continuity Officer for a national healthcare management entity. Her audits have included financial, compliance, operational and IT reviews. The majority of her most recent work has been in investigative research and reviews for attorneys, including reviews for due diligence, compliance and bankruptcy. She is credentialed as a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Professional Coder, Certified Healthcare Internal Audit Professional and certified in Healthcare Compliance. Ms. O’Donnell is a Senior Manager for GlassRatner Advisory and Capital Group in their newly expanded healthcare division.
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Ali Pabrai

Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), Security+, a cyber security and compliance expert, is the chairman and chief executive of ecfirst. A highly sought after professional, he has successfully delivered solution to U.S. government agencies, IT firms, healthcare systems, legl, and other organizations worldwide.

Mr. Pabrai served as an Interim CISO for a health system with 40+ locations in USA. Mr. Pabrai has led numerous engagement worldwide for ISO 27001, PCI DSS, NIST, and HIPAA/HITECH security assessments. ecfirst is an approved HITRUST CSF assessor and a PCI qualified security assessor.

Mr. Pabrai has presented passionate briefs to tens of thousands globally, including the USA, United Kingdom, France, Taiwan, Singapore, and others. Conferences Mr. Pabrai has been featured at include HCCA, ISACA CSX, HIMSS, Infragard, ISSA, HIPAA Summit, Google Privacy & Security Summit, Microsoft Tech Summit, and dozens of others. He is the author of several published books.

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Tim Plona
Tim Plona is Governance Security Architect for Freeport-McMoRan Inc.. FMI, whose world HQ is in Phoenix, is a global leader in gold, copper and molybdenum mining and processing. In this position he is helping to manage the cyber security governance program with special emphasis in Data Classification, DLP, Risk Assessments, Security Awareness and policy & controls. Tim has been with FMI for over 6 years. Tim has been in information technology for 25 years, originally owning his own consulting firm. Previous opportunities focused on Cyber Security Leadership and IT Operations Management for global multi-site corporations. Tim has been an ISACA member for over 12 years and holds his CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CISSP, GCCC certifications as well as a MBA. Tim lives with his wife in Peoria.
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Morgan Raimo
Morgan Raimo is an Information Security Training Program Manager for Banner Health. She has numerous years of experience working in different areas of Information Security including Identity Access Management, Security Governance, and more recently Training and Awareness. She has used the knowledge she has gained working in Information Security to create a robust training and awareness program including role-based training, quarterly campaigns, and other awareness materials. She has a Masters in Information Systems Management with a certificate in Information Systems Audit and Control along with her CISA since 2015.
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Jason Remillard
Jason Remillard, MBA, CISSP is the President of Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK: LDSR). He is a founding member of the Blockchain Executive Group and is also the former VP of CISO Global Security Architecture and Engineering at Deutsche Bank. He has been in the IT & Internet security business for over 25 years.
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Alex Romero
Alexander Romero is the Sr. Mobility Engineer for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. FMI whose world HQ is in Phoenix, is a global leader in gold, copper and molybdenum mining and processing. Alex manages over 7000 mobile devices pioneering mobile compute for the typical office worker to the employee with boots on the ground. Alex has been with FMI for over 19 years. Alex has been in information technology for 24 years, starting from a local computer store. Alex is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude attaining his Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration and Management with a minor in Information Technology. Alex lives with his wife and daughter in Laveen.
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Brett Scott

Brett L. Scott’s professional career started in 1987. However he has been programming computers since 1977.  Brett quickly developed a passion for the growing computer industry. Brett’s passion was stimulated by cool tricks and programs available in Byte magazine, and a birthday that correlated to many important events in computing / nerd history.  Brett has served as a hardware tech, a bulletin board sysop, a Network Technician, Programmer, DBA, and System Architect.  Having the fortune to be born into an industry and having the advantage of growing up with computing technology, Brett has worn many hats, been there for many interesting events, and experienced some amazing things.​

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Donald Silva
Don has extensive expertise with Security & Compliance: PCI, SOC and GDPR. 11+ years of hands on Leadership of PCI-DSS with New Vision, PayPal, PaySimple, Apriva and Billfire. At Billfire, implemented first-time PCI-DSS Compliance Program for full Attestation of Compliance (AOC) and Report of Compliance (ROC) as well as SOC 1 Type II. Most recently with Integrate, implemented first-time GDPR and Security Compliance Program (working hand-in-hand with VP Risk & Compliance) and currently implementing first-time SOC 2 Type II Program. Additionally, Don brings 14+ years’ experience with DR (and BCP), across Sun Microsystems, PayPal, PaySimple, Apriva, Billfire and Integrate, along with 10+ years of Cloud Services experience.
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Carol Stucki
Carol Stucki is a CISA, and PMP with over 25 years of experience in operational and IT roles. Carol has worked for Verizon, Perot Systems, Capgemini, and Los Alamos National Labs on DOE, DOD, and HSD contracts. She is currently a Senior IT Auditor for Wells Fargo. Carol is also an author of technical manuals on the subjects of Systems Development, Business Continuity Planning, Data Privacy, and Cyber Security. She has spoken at international and local ISACA and IIA training events.
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Daniel Tavernier
Daniel Tavernier is an expert systems engineer with 25 years of problem-solving experience working hands-on with technology and its users. Daniel is an F5 Networks subject matter expert in LTM, APM, VIPRION, and vCMP, with an advanced working knowledge of other F5 modules. He has a solid understanding of network and application architecture and protocols (OSI Layers 1 – 7) supported by excellent observation and correlation skills. Daniel has been a trusted F5 advisor to public and private corporations for more than five years, implementing, supporting, troubleshooting, and teaching F5 technologies including LTM, GTM/DNS, ASM, APM, AFM, VIPRION, vCMP, iRules, BIG-IQ, and more. He has a deep understanding of the HTTP protocol, HTTP-based applications, DNS, and SSL/TLS. Further, Daniel is an expert integrating SSL/TLS, certificates/keys, SSL offloading, SSL Forward Proxy and SSL Intercept. He is well-versed in programming with F5 iRules (tcl), Python, BASH shell scripting, and HTML. His SSO integrations experience includes: F5 APM, Ping Federate, Office 365, ADFS, SAML, Kerberos, NTLM, Forms-Based as well as RSA, DUO, OTP, and Azure MFA multi-factor authentication integrations.
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Rob West
Rob specializes in technology security consulting services and general information security controls. He has a broad range of experience in information systems auditing, third-party attestation engagements (System and Organization Controls [SOC]), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)/Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) reviews and Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) audits. Rob is also the West Region HIPAA/HITECH leader and participates in RSM’s National HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Committee.
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John Wittwer
Mr. Wittwer is a Senior Member with The Cavanagh Law Firm in Phoenix, Arizona, where his practice focuses upon analysis and litigation of complex matters involving cybersecurity, insurance coverage, bad faith claim handling and punitive damages, and professional liability. Mr. Wittwer has handled a wide range of complex insurance matters involving both personal lines and commercial lines, including cyber insurance, general liability, automobile, property, life, disability, homeowners, workers' compensation, professional liability, directors and officers, surplus lines, and excess/umbrella coverages. Southwest Super Lawyers® has recognized Mr. Wittwer as a Rising Star for multiple years. He has been the Chair of the Arizona State Bar’s Technology Advisory Group from 2016 to present, teaching and assisting other lawyers about best practices for data security, privacy, cyber insurance, cloud computing, and e-discovery.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Wittwer worked as a software developer. In his personal time, Mr. Wittwer is an accomplished musician and enjoys traveling with his wife and their daughter.
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Rebecca Wynn
Named 2017 Cyber Security Professional of the Year – Cyber Security Excellence Awards, SC Magazine Chief Privacy Officer 2017 Award, and Global Privacy & Security by Design (GPSbyDesign) – International Council Member - Dr. Rebecca Wynn is a “big picture” thinker who brings nearly 20 years of experience in Information Security, Assurance & Technology. Recently she led the information security, privacy and compliance pre-acquisition, acquisition, and post-acquisition of LearnVest, Inc. to Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company – a Fortune 100 company. She is well known for being a gifted polymath, having deep understanding of current cyber security challenges and privacy issues. She has a proven track record of taking companies to the next level of excellence in many sectors including government, financial services, fintech, healthcare, information technology, legal, semiconductors and retail.
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Omid Yazdi
Omid is a national partner in KPMG LLP’s Advisory Services and currently serves as the leader for the data analytics team supporting KPMG’s Internal Audit practice. He has over twenty six years of international experience assisting KPMG’s clients with data analytics, financial statement audits, and forensic services. Omid has also served clients in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa and has led a number of large complex projects enabled by data analytics.
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