Please join us for our March meeting. Our featured speaker will be Jason Witty, Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Security Officer at U.S. Bancorp. Complimentary valet parking is available. Hours 'd oeuvres will be served.
Topic: What Famous 2013 Breaches Should Tell us about 2014 and Beyond
Due to an abundance of highly publicized breaches in 2013, Information Security has become a mainstream topic. The "Internet of Things" has brought a level of inter-connectivity never imagined by its creators. At the same time, this logical connectivity seats Cyber-criminals right next to us. Come find out what some of the more high profile breaches and trends of 2013 should tell us about how to manage risk in 2014.
Speaker: Jason Witty, Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Security Officer at U.S. Bancorp
Speaker Bio: Jason Witty is Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Security Officer at U.S. Bancorp, providing singular accountability for all information security controls in the company. He was voted 2013 “CISO of the Year” by the Information Systems Security Association of Chicago and the Association of Information Technology Professionals. He was also recognized as one of Information Security Magazine’s 2013 “Security 7” representing the Financial Sector.
Prior to joining U.S. Bancorp, Jason was the Senior Vice President and Cyberthreat Prevention Services Executive at Bank of America. He was responsible for a team of information security professionals spanning 8 countries who provided information security risk prevention and deterrence services, globally. He was simultaneously accountable for all information security controls outside of the United States for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, covering 48 countries.
Jason is a certified Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP) with 21 years of information technology experience, 19 focusing on information security risk management. Before his role at Bank of America, Jason held leadership positions at LaSalle Bank N.A., The Options Clearing Corporation, Aon Corporation, Allstate Insurance, N.A.S.A. Langley, Siemens, and Jefferson Laboratories.
Providing industry leadership, Jason serves on numerous external Boards and Advisory Councils.