This session will review:
Dr. Larry Ponemon - Dr. Larry Ponemon is Chairman and Founder of Ponemon Institute. Because of his expertise in information security and data privacy, he has served on the Advisory Committee for Online Access & Security for the United States Federal Trade Commission and the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee for the DHS.Dr. Ponemon has held chaired faculty positions and written numerous articles and learned books. He has served as founding member of the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) Advisory Board. Dr. Ponemon has a Ph.D. from Union College and a Master’s degree from Harvard University. He attended the doctoral program in system sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Ponemon earned his Bachelors with Highest Distinction from the University of Arizona. He is a CPA and a CIPP.
Bhavesh Chauhan - Principal Client Partner - Security Evangelist within Verizon CTO organization. Previously lead the Security Engineering and Professional services for the North East Region of Americas, which includes Enterprise, Government and Education customers for Verizon. Bhavesh has over 15 plus years in Cyber Security and Business Continuity Solutions. Bhavesh has served as an Information Security officer, Government Accreditor, Security Principal, Consultant, Engineer and Architect on security engagements; and has delivered various information security engagements to assist customers mitigate risks and improve security maturity across the enterprise. Bhavesh routinely represents Verizon at information security forums and has delivered various public speaking engagements. He is a board member of the ISACA local chapter. Along with his experience, Bhavesh holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Physics and a number of professional security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, and CISM. Furthermore, he has been a CESG certified Information Assurance advisor to UK public sector from 2001 to 2010.
Yolonda Smith - Director of Product Management - Pwnie Express, is responsible for the development and launch of solutions, features and capabilities which provide security professionals with the visibility they need to identify, characterize and neutralize threats from the wired and wireless devices in their environments. A security professional herself, she spent 8 years in the United States Air Force as a Cyberspace Operations Officer with duties and responsibilities varying from Mission Commander, Advanced Network Operations where her team developed & orchestrated the first DoD Cyber Hunting missions to Flight Commander, Cyber Defense Capabilities Development where her team developed the first and only malware neutralization tool for Predator Drones.