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January Professional Development Meeting

January 19, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043
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Top 10 CyberSecurity Risks & Effective Strategies for Managing Them

Speaker:  

Larry Hessney, Director Risk and Technology Consulting Services, Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.

Abstract:   With the ever growing and changing CyberSecurity threat landscape, companies need to have a comprehensive mitigation plan and strategies to assure they can adequately protect all their assets and the very business itself. This presentation will highlight the common CyberSecurity risks that can and have been used to compromise business and consumer environments and how the Information Security professional and their companies can respond. Supply Chain and Operations professionals need to be aware of the threat landscape and how to protect their companies.

Hessney will share several strategies and leading practices on how to protect against these risks to provide your company’s with assurance that you will not become another victim. Some of these leading practices as key building blocks of an effective Information and CyberSecurity program: 

  • The IT Risk Universe and need for conducting an IT Risk Assessment
  • IT Risk Assessment Methodology and developing an effective IT Compliance Program
  • The importance of adopting an IT Security Framework as part of the IT Compliance Program
  • o   ISO27K, PCI DSS, SOC123, HIPAA, ITIL, NIST
    The advantages of auditing and certifying your compliance to a framework
  • Establishing a Vulnerability Management and Penetration Testing Program
  • Criticality of Third Party Service Provider Management

 

About the Speaker:

Larry Hessney, CISA, CIA, CFPIM, CPM – Larry is the Partner leading Freed Maxick CPAs Information Security, Technology and Risk Management Consulting practice.   He has over 30 years of experience in Information Security, IT, Supply Chain, Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit and Business Management.   Larry has been a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen and has held various roles in Supply Chain, Operations and IT with Eastman Kodak, Welch Allyn and LPA Software; and has been an Adjunct Faculty member for SUNY Empire State College for 17 years. Larry holds an MBA from UR’s Simon School of Business and an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.

 About the Event:

NOTE A CHANGE IN THE DAY OF THE WEEK FOR JANUARY’S PDM!Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Location: Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043

                                      

Time:
5:00 - 6:00 pm....Registration, Cash Bar & Networking
6:00-7:00 pm......Dinner
7:00-8:00 pm....Program

 

Cost:
$25.00 Members & Guests 
$15.00 Full-Time Students & Members without employment

Meal Choices:
1) Sliced Pork w/ Cran-Apple Chutney;
2) Chicken Parmigiana;
3) Roasted Vegetables w/ Mediterranean Orzo

Notes: Reservations requested by Friday, January 15

Register: Online at www.apics-buffalo.org or call APICS at PPM OffiCenter (716) 648-0972

Tickets

$25.00 Members and Guests

$15.00 Full-Time Students & Members without employment

$25.00 Non-Member/Guest

 


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