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Education Round Table Kick-off meeting (it is not for just higher ed and CIOs. It’s for all education leaders from director up) SUBJECT: Designing a Cybersecurity Program based on the NIST Framework BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The presentation focuses on the business / technical requirements, design, implementation, operations, testing and management of a corporate cybersecurity program.

12/3/2015
When: 12/3/2015
6:00 PM
Where: Wentworth Institute of Technology, Nelson Recreation Center Conference Room
550 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts  02115
United States
Presenter: Larry Wilson, CISO, Universaity of Massachusetts President's Office
Contact: Nan Jurgelewicz
508.934.6968


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Event:
Education Round Table Kick-off meeting (it is not for just higher ed and CIOs. It’s for all education leaders from director up)

 

Speaker and Topic:

SUBJECT:
Designing a Cybersecurity Program based on the NIST Framework

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
The presentation focuses on the business / technical requirements, design, implementation, operations, testing and management of a corporate cybersecurity program. The program is based on the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity ("The Framework"), which was issued on February 12, 2014, as directed by President Obama in Executive Order 13636. The Executive Order calls for the development of a voluntary Cybersecurity Framework that provides a "prioritized, flexible, repeatable, performance-based, and cost-effective approach" for assisting organizations responsible for critical infrastructure services to manage cybersecurity risk.

PRESENTER:
Lawrence Wilson

 BIO:
Larry Wilson is the CISO of the University of Massachusetts President's Office. He is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the University of Massachusetts Information Security Policy and Written Information Security Program (WISP). The University program is based on industry best practices NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001 Code of Practice, and the 20 Critical Security Controls (CSC).

Prior to joining UMASS, Larry was the Vice President, Network Security Manager at State Street. In this role he was responsible for researching, selecting, implementing and overseeing an engineering staff who managed network security technologies / tools including vulnerability scanning, network firewall policy management, intrusion detection, remote access, DNS security, global and local load balancing, etc.

Larry's industry experience includes IT audit manager for Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services (ERS) consulting practice. In this role he managed a staff responsible for developing and completing a Sarbanes Oxley compliance audit for MasterCard International. Larry's team focused on the application level controls and general computer controls for information technology services implemented and managed from the MasterCard data center in St. Louis.

Mr. Wilson holds a Master of Science degree in Civil / Structural Engineering from the University of New Hampshire. His industry certifications include CISSP, CISA and ISA (PCI Internal Security Assessor). He serves on the Advisory Board for Middlesex Community College and CISO Advisory Board for Oracle. He co-chairs the Massachusetts State University and Community College Information Security Council, and serves as Certification Director for ISACA New England. His major 2013 accomplishments include Finalist for Information Security Executive(r) (ISE(r)) of the Year for both the Northeast Region and North America; and a SANS People who made a difference in Cybersecurity in 2013 award recipient.

Larry has been teaching CISA certification training for ISACA for 8 years, as well as Designing and Building a Cybersecurity Program for SecureWorld and UMASS Lowell MS Information Technology for two years.




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Wentworth Institute of Technology, Nelson Recreation Center Conference Room
 550 Huntington Ave
 Boston, MA 02115
 USA

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