ISSA Middle Tennessee Chapter

Morning Keynote Speaker: Matt Alderman, CEO Security Weekly

 

Matt Alderman is an information security, compliance, and risk veteran with 20+ years of experience designing and implementing solutions. Prior to Security Weekly, Matt was the Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at Layered Insight, which was acquired by Qualys in October 2018. Matt advises various security start-ups and is the former VP of Strategy at Tenable, where he developed long-term strategies for both application and container security, including the acquisitions of Arachni and FlawCheck. Matt holds a MS in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and is a CISSP.


Afternoon Keynote Speaker: Todd Fitzgerald, CISO, Cybersecurity Leadership Author CISO Spotlight, LLC

Todd has built and led multiple Fortune 500/large company information security programs for 20 years across multiple industries, named 2016-17 Chicago CISO of the Year by AITP, ISSA, ISACA, Infragard and SIM, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, Information Security Executive (ISE) Award Finalist, and named Ponemon Institute Fellow. Fitzgerald authored CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), coauthored with Micki Krause the first ground-breaking professional organization Chief Information Security Officer Book, CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success (ISC2 Press, 2008). Todd also authored Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard (Auerbach, 2012), co-authored Certified Chief Information Security Officer Body of Knowledge (E-C Council, 2014), and has contributed to over a dozen others. Fitzgerald has participated in the development of materials for the Official CISSP Exam Study Guide, Information Security Handbook Series, ISACA COBIT 5 for Information Security and ISACA CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals.

Fitzgerald is a top-rated RSA Conference speaker and is frequently called upon to present at international, national and local conferences for Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Information Systems security Association (ISSA), Management Information Systems Training Institute (MISTI), COSAC, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, T.E.N., and others. Fitzgerald serves on the HIPAA Collaborative of Wisconsin Board of Directors (2002-present), Milwaukee Area Technical College Security Advisory Board, Northwestern University MSIT advisory board, and University of Wisconsin-La Crosse College of Business Administration Board of Advisors.

Prior senior leadership includes SVP, CAO Information Security and Technology Risk Northern Trust, Global CISO Grant Thornton International, Ltd, Global CISO ManpowerGroup, Medicare Security Officer/External Audit Oversight WellPoint (now Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield-National Government Services, CISO North & Latin America Zeneca/Syngenta and senior Information Technology leadership positions with IMS Health, and American Airlines. Todd earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Master Business Administration with highest honors from Oklahoma State University. 

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Middle Tennessee ISSA Chapter

P.O. Box 1431

Brentwood, TN 37027-1431

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