Brian W. Vitale, CAMS-Audit Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Notre Dame Federal Credit Union
Stephen Gilmer, C | CISOSenior Director at Ankura
Carlos Solari, Chair ADCG Advisory Board and VP Product Engineering at Secure G.
COVID-19 has caught many executives by surprise due to the quick transition to remote working. There are many risks regarding cybersecurity solutions, data privacy, teleworking solutions, regulatory expectations, insurance and legal issues.
This 1-1/2 hour webinar features experts and professionals who have been on the front lines helping financial institutions and other organizations to meet these challenges.
In addition to a lively panel discussion of how to implement best practices in this environment, we welcome questions from attendees, preferably submitted prior to the event.
About the Presenters:
Jody Westby: Drawing upon a unique combination of more than twenty years of technical, legal, policy, and business experience, Ms. Westby provides consulting and legal services to public and private sector clients around the world in the areas of privacy, security, cyber governance, incident response, and digital asset inventories and data mapping. Her cyber risk assessment methodology has been used by large multinational corporations in nearly every industry sector. Her team has deep expertise in assessing industrial control and SCADA systems used in manufacturing, electrical grids, and critical infrastructure sectors. She also serves as Adjunct Professor to the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Computer Science and is a professional blogger for Forbes.
Ms. Westby is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. She serves as chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Privacy and Computer Crime Committee (Science & Technology Law Section) and co-chair of the Cybercrime Committee (Criminal Justice Section) and is serving a third term on the ABA President’s Cybersecurity Task Force. She co-chaired the World Federation of Scientists’ (WFS) Permanent Monitoring Panel on Information Security and served on the ITU Secretary-General’s High Level Experts Group on Cybersecurity.
Ms. Westby led the development of the International Toolkit on Cybercrime Legislation and is an editor and co-author of the 2010 WFS-ITU publication, The Quest for Cyber Peace. Ms. Westby is co-author and editor of four books on privacy, security, cybercrime, and enterprise security programs and author of two books on legal issues associated with cybersecurity research, all published by the ABA. She speaks globally on these issues.
Jeremiah S. Buckley: Described by Chambers USA as “a recognized dean of the consumer finance bar,” Jerry Buckley is a founder of Buckley LLP, a leading national financial services law firm, and is recognized as a thought leader in the field of financial services regulation.
Throughout his career, he has focused on promoting enhanced delivery of financial services. He was a leader in advocating the passage of the federal ESign Act, which authorized use of electronic records in financial services and other transactions. He served as counsel to the Drafting Committee for Standards and Procedures for Electronic Records and Signatures (SPeRS) and helped to found the Electronic Signatures and Records Association (ESRA).
He has also taken a lead in promoting national data protection standards. His American Banker article, “Congress needs to hurry up on data protection” lays out the case for national standards as an alternative to a patchwork of state privacy laws. He serves as advisor to the Financial Services Trade Associations Data Protection Working Group, an informal alliance of national financial trade associations responding to fast changing legislative and regulatory developments related to privacy and data security. He is also an advisor to the Association for Data and Cyber Governance (ADCG) and the Alliance for Innovation in Regulation (AIR).
Brian Vitale: Brian Vitale earned his political science degree from North Central College in 1996 and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame in 2014. Following his undergraduate degree, Vitale was recruited by the National Security Division of the FBI where he specialized in counterterrorism and foreign counterintelligence. During his tenure, he was assigned to work the FBI’s most sensitive international terrorism and espionage cases.
After the FBI, Vitale spent many years in banking and finance where his skills led him to the field of global operational risk management. He has over 25 years of banking, finance and investigative experience, many of those years dedicated to the AML/CFT effort. Vitale currently serves as the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Notre Dame Federal Credit Union.
Moreover, Vitale is a professional member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, having earned his CAMS designation in December 2007 and CAMS-Audit in November 2013. In addition, he is a National Association of Federally Insured Credit Unions Certified Compliance Officer (NCCO) and he speaks nationally on several topics including BSA, AML, enterprise risk management, cybersecurity and strategy.
Stephen Gilmer, C | CISO: Stephen Gilmer is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) with more than 25 years of experience as a technical expert and executive leader focused on securing technology companies’ most sensitive and valuable data and systems. Stephen previously was in-house CISO at both a biotechnology startup and at two Fortune 10 aerospace, defense, and technology companies. In these roles, Stephen designed and implemented sensitive data and IP security control programs; shaped policy at the national level and security framework formation; and proactively resolved complex investigation, audit, and regulatory oversight issues.
Stephen is a Six Sigma Black Belt who led the transition of the IT infrastructure of a private start-up to address the regulatory and operational requirements of becoming a publicly traded company. As a CISO executive in an aerospace defense company subject to a consent agreement with the United States Government, Stephen also led global cyber investigations, risk analysis, engagement, and mitigation controls necessary for the organization to successfully navigate oversight requirements and re-establish credibility with Government customers. Concurrently, Stephen built and led the cyber security components required to support winning and executing multi-billion-dollar government contracts.
Stephen frequently speaks at global cybersecurity conferences, publishes articles on the business necessity of proactive cyber risk management, and advises on and conducts cybersecurity education / training for corporate leadership including the Board of Directors, the C-Suite and Compliance Officers.
Carlos Solari: Carlos C Solari was born in Colombia, South America and grew up in Huntington, NY. His career started in government service: U.S. Army for 13+ years, FBI senior executive in the 1990’s and Chief Information Officer for the White House (2002 – 2005).
In the private sector, Carlos was VP of Cybersecurity at Bell Labs, VP / GM of Global Security Solutions at CSC, SR VP at Mission Secure Inc and VP of Cybersecurity Services at Comodo Group. He is currently in several roles including Advisory Board Chair for the Association for Data and Cyber Governance (ADCG) focused on cybersecurity building a collaboration, information exchange and education / training for the corporate leadership including the Board of Directors, the C-Suite and Governance – Compliance Officers. He is the author of several books including Security in a Web 2.0+ World published by Wiley in 2009. He has taught cybersecurity in various settings and is an international speaker on this topic.
He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University with a BS in Biology and the Naval Postgraduate School with a MS in Systems Technologies.