2018 Annual WNY Conference 


We are very excited to announce ISACA of WNY's annual Controls and Compliance Conference, set to take place on May 8, 2018.  The location will be the same as last year (DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester).


This year, we have two fantastic keynote speakers scheduled.  If you would like to join our great list of presenters, please submit a proposed topic description and personable bio by Tuesday March 6 to the following address (isacawny.ch46@gmail.com). 


2018 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Peter Stephenson, CISSP

"CyberThreat Landscape, Threats Seen and Unseen (You don't know what you don't know)Peter Stephenson has taught information assurance, network attack and defense, digital forensics and cyber investigation on both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He started his 50+ year career as a U.S. Navy cryptographer, then moved into the private sector where he operated his own information security consulting practice for some 20 years. Navigating the industry and his career with aplomb, he then became director of technology for the global security practice of Netigy Corporation and was, until July 2003, the director of technology and a research coordinator for QinetiQ Trusted Information Management, a large international information security professional and managed services company. He holds a doctorate in digital investigation and is pursuing a second PhD in law. He holds the CISSP (retired) designation from (ISC)2 and retired as a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has authored “Investigating Computer Crime” and the “Official (ISC)2® Guide to the CCFP CBK” He also is former CISO of Norwich University. In short, Stephenson knows a thing or two about IT security.


Deborah Snyder, CISO, CISSP, CRIS, PMP

NYS Office of Information Technology Services


Deborah is an accomplished speaker, and dynamic business leader with a broad range of experience in government programs and information technology services.  She has a demonstrated track record of quality in public service, and meeting business needs through people-process-technology-oriented process improvement and innovative technology solutions.  She also has extensive experience in program & policy development, project execution, governance, risk management and compliance, incident management, e-discovery, secure systems, digital forensics, procurement, contract management and leading organization change.

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