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Speaker: Bob Sipes
Topic: Enterprise Security Architecture: The Key to Cybersecurity
Abstract: The enterprise security challenge for an organization is extremely complex. The threat landscape is ever changing; as is most organizations attack surface. Adequate security must account for both and involves people, process, information, as well as technology. Therefore, effectively meeting this challenge depends upon an enterprise security architecture that aligns with the organizations business needs while providing the foundational tenants of security: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. This presentation will describe the development of an enterprise security architecture within the context of real-world security challenges within organizations and how an enterprise security architecture can help ensure the long-term success of the business.
Speaker Bio: Bob is a proven security professional with more than twenty years of extensive and successful technical and leadership experience in enterprise IT security, system administration, software development, project management, automation integration and industrial manufacturing. This diversity of experience affords Bob with an exceptional ability to immediately provide value and thought leadership across multiple industry sectors and business functions regarding enterprise security and business objectives. Bob has successfully performed as an enterprise security architect, account security officer, security consultant, security manager, team leader and member developing large-scale SCADA PM&C, MES, and DSS systems and web applications, managed and audited QS/ISO 9000 implementations, managed quality, maintenance, and facilities in an automotive manufacturing environment, and traveled worldwide as an electrical controls engineer. He currently splits his time between the following roles. Enterprise Security Architect for a variety of HP clients providing technical security strategy, developing technical security policies and standards, ensuring that project designs, architectures, implementations, and operations meet HP and client security standards, participating in enterprise security projects, leading and participating in enterprise project reviews, analyzing and recommending security products and tools, and supporting security operations during incident and problem management including malware forensic analysis, data leakage assessments, and development of compensating measures and preventive controls. Account Security Officer for multiple HP clients providing tactical and strategic account security leadership. Tactical activities include managing audit and compliance activities, vulnerability assessments and remediation, incident management, and risk assessments. Strategic activities include policy and procedure development, strategic planning, and identification and development of security solutions to meet business needs. Enterprise Security Consultant for various clients, primarily manufacturing, aerospace, and defense, ensuring solutions meet HP and client security and business requirements including export compliance (ITAR/EAR), FOCI, PCI, SOX, FFIEC. This role includes providing security workshops and training, supporting existing accounts and the HPES Sales Organization for new pursuits, and presenting solutions to client leadership. Bob is a recognized leader and communicator. He is very active in local security organizations including InfraGard and ISSA holding prominent leadership positions, building relationships between organizations, growing membership, providing value to members via conferences, websites, and other activities, and frequently presenting on security related topics. Bob was recently inducted into the ranks of ISSA Fellows. Bob is also an active Toastmaster, semi-finalist in the 2011 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking, and frequent educator regarding public speaking and business communications.
5:00 - 5:30 Networking and Food
5:30 - 7:00 Speaker