2017 Annual WNY Conference 

 

Thank you to all who joined the WNY ISACA Chapter for our annual Controls and Compliance conference on May 9th, 2017. We had eleven great presentations, one panel discussion, and two amazing keynote presentations.  We want to thank all of the presenters and panel discussion participants for providing very current and informative presentations.

 

For all of those who attended, please see the PowerPoint presentations, which have been linked to each of the presentation's title.  You will find the two keynote presentations below, and all others on their associated track page (e.g. Controls, Compliance, IT Security), with links to each on the left.

If you would like a copy of the 2017 ISACA WNY Controls and Compliance Conference Program, please click here.

We covered a lot of information related to the status of our Western NY ISACA Chapter.  For those who joined us during our Chapter meeting during the Conference's lunch, the Chapter Update PowerPoint Presentation can be obtained here

Last but not least, please obtain the CPE Certificate for attending the Conference here.

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We want to thank our great keynote speakers this year:

Keynote Speakers

Benjamin Wright

"You've Got Ransomware!  Managing the Legal Risk of Cyber Fraud"

 

Practicing Attorney, and Instructor at SANS Institute

Author, “The Law of Electronic Commerce”

Chair, annual SANS “Data Breach Summit”

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-wright-b971285/

Benjamin Wright is an attorney in private practice. He helps others navigate the law of data compliance, including privacy, active defense, tech contracts, data protection and forensic investigations (e.g., social and mobile media). He teaches a course titled "Law of Data Security and Investigations"​ at the SANS Institute. That 5-day course is unique in the world, educating Information Security, Legal, and other professionals how to cope with security breaches, cyber-crime, online evidence, penetration testing and compliance mandates. 

www.sans.org/leg523 You can also access Mr. Wright's details and many blogs: www.benjaminwright.us

 

Marci McCarthy

"Cybersecurity Success Through Emotional Intelligence"

 

CEO and President of T.E.N.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcimccarthy

Marci McCarthy is currently the CEO and President of T.E.N., an information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm.  McCarthy has more than 20 years of business management and entrepreneurial experience, including founding T.E.N.’s flagship program, the Information Security Executive® of the Year (ISE®) Program Series, which is lauded by the IT industry as the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals in the U.S. and Canada.  In 2015, McCarthy launched ISE® Talent, which specializes in executive-level searches as well as high-demand security industry skill-sets and specializations across all industry verticals.


In 2016, McCarthy was also welcomed as an honored member to the Atlanta Girls' School Board of Trustees to contribute her extensive knowledge and experience in cultivating young girls' minds and futures. In January of 2017, she was named the Inaugural Advisory Board Chair for the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC), a non-profit, non-partisan organization that will drive the national dialogue on technology security in the United States.


McCarthy is also a member of the advisory board for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP); serves on the Board of Directors for TechBridge; and Council Member on the Fulton County Chairman’s Council on Cyber Integrity.

ISACA WNY is excited to bring these two dynamic speakers to our area for this event.  Please refer to the schedule below for the details of the conference.  Across the three tracks (controls, compliance and IT security), we have an additional eleven presentations and one panel discussion.  

---------------------- Morning Sessions ----------------------   

7:45 -
8:15

Registration

8:15 -
8:30

Enhanced Continental Breakfast

8:30
-
9:30


Cybersecurity Success Through
Emotional Intelligence

Marci McCarthy

CEO and President of T.E.N.
CEO and Chairman of ISE® Talent

9:30 -
10:00

Welcome - Introduction to Tracks and Sponsors

10:00 -
10:15

Sponsor Visitation Break

Track

Control

Compliance

IT Security

10:15
-
11:15

Meaningful Security Metrics

Cynthia Harris, Xerox
Cynthia Harris, CISM, PMP, MPA, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt,
Manager, Organizational Effectiveness, Xerox


EU GDPR - New Compliance Regulation that is Changing Everything

Michael Mettenheimer
Vice President of Security and Privacy Solutions, Oracle

Breaking into Information Security

Facilitator
Marci McCarthy, CEO and President of T.E.N.

- Deborah Cheek
EVP & CISO, Enterprise Compliance & Audits Cybersecurity Management
Claims Recovery Financial Services LLC

- Deborah Flynt
Global Information Security Officer
Carestream

- Mark Leary
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer
Conduent

- Patrick Stack
CISO and IT Director, Enterprise Architecture
Eastman Kodak Company

11:15 -
11:30

Sponsor Visitation Break

11:30
-
12:30

Internal Audit’s Prudent, Brave, Not-So-New World
Charlie Steiz

DeNISTifying Cyber Regulations

Alan Winchester

Harris Beach

PCI 'In the Sky'... Running Secure Workloads in the Public Cloud
Jim Raub
EagleDream Technologies

12:30 -
1:30

Lunch

ISACA WNY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

   ------------------- Afternoon Sessions ----------------------   

 

Control

Compliance

IT Security

12:30 -
1:30

Lunch

1:30
-
2:30

Classified or Just Classy? - Kicking Ass(ets) with Data Classification

Dan Didier
GreyCastle Security 

An Introduction to Data Privacy
Brandan Keaveny, Ed.D., CIPM

Emerging Cyber Threats and Developing a Cyber-Focused Audit Strategy
Shamus McMahon, CISA, CISSP

2:30 -
2:45

Sponsor Visitation Break

2:45
-
3:45

Castles, Moats, and Alligators, Oh My!
Hank Carr
Core Security

 

DFS Department of Financial Services New Cyber Security Requirements for Insurance and Financial Institutions
Dr. Michael C. Redmond, PhD
EFPR Group

 


FULL DISCLOSURE
David Frier, Atos

 

3:45 -
4:00

Sponsor Visitation Break

4:00
-
5:00

You've Got Ransomware! Managing the
Legal Risk of Cyber Fraud

Benjamin Wright

Practicing Attorney, and Instructor at SANS Institute
Author, “The Law of Electronic Commerce”
Chair, annual SANS “Data Breach Summit”

5:00 -
5:15

Closing and Prize Drawings

5:15 -
6:00

Attendee Reception

 

For more information on the presenters and the topics they will be discussing, please refer to the associated track links below. 

Controls Track

Compliance Track

IT Security Track

 

We look forward to seeing you there!