@Colleen Lennox, Cyber Staffing Expert: Colleen has 25+ years’ experience in IT staffing. She started Cyber Job Central because she saw the gap in cyber job openings and cyber talent. She also realizes that traditional recruiting doesn’t always work in the cyber space. “A good cyber recruiter, needs to understand how to read cyber resumes and profiles. Buzz words are interchangeable in this space, so algorithm searches are somewhat skewed.“ Colleen has been recognized as a leader within her profession since 1999, when she started a National Peoplesoft practice for Acsys, Inc. That division grew to over 15 million within a 3-year period.
@Duncan McAlynn, CISSP, MS-MVP, MCSE, MCSA, Security +: Duncan McAlynn is an award-winning InfoSec professional with over twenty years of experience consulting Fortune 500 organizations and government agencies on enterprise management & cybersecurity. He is a published author, technical editor, industry columnist, public presenter and has obtained a number of certifications & awards over his career, including MS-MVP, MCSE, MCSA, Security+ and CISSP. Most recently he has successfully completed the inaugural Harvard University Cybersecurity Risk Management program and is active member in his local ISSA, ISACA & FBI InfraGard chapters, as well as Security BSides events throughout his home state of Texas. He also hosts of the award-winning Cyber Speaks LIVE which was awarded “Best New Cybersecurity Podcast of 2019”.
@J. Mark Eggleston, CISSP, GSEC, CHPS: Mark Eggleston is a senior executive specializing in security and privacy programs. His unique background and expertise in information technology, program and people management combined with his diverse experience in healthcare has positioned him as a thought leader and frequent speaker. Mr. Eggleston currently serves as Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Privacy Officer at a leading Philadelphia HMO where he leads the maturation of various security technologies and privacy initiatives and manages a business continuity and disaster recovery program. Mr. Eggleston started his professional career serving as a Program Manager and Psychotherapist at a hospital serving children and adolescents. Later, Mr. Eggleston helped develop a HIPAA privacy and security compliance program for a geographically dispersed health care provider organization and later, a local health plan. Mr. Eggleston has an undergrad degree in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in MIS and maintains GSEC, CHPS and CISSP certifications.
@Jim Lane, c: In 2011, after serving in both Active and Reserve capacity, Jim retired as a Navy Captain. Prior, he worked for the John Rollins family of companies from 1985 until 2000. During that period, he served as the Regional Manager of Operations for Matlack, Inc.; and as the Corporate Director of Logistics for Rollins Environmental Services. In 2000, Jim founded Medical Data Systems, LLC, a private company providing outsourced Revenue Management Services and Electronic Medical Records to medical providers.
@Kai Pfiester – Cybersecurity Expert: Kai is the founder and chief security architect at Black Cipher Security, a local cybersecurity and DFIR firm based out of Cherry Hill, NJ. He holds numerous cybersecurity certifications and specializes in offensive security and incident response. As a speaker he spoken on cybersecurity panels for Fox Rothschild, Eckert Seamans, The Philly Bar Association, The Philly Bar Institute, The NJ Society of CPAs, and many more. As an author he has written articles for bankrate.com, The NJ Law Journal, The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, NJ Business and Industry Magazine, and many others. In the local community he is one of the managers of the Philly Security Shell Meetup and chapter lead for the Philly Chapter of TOOOL (The Open Organization Of Lockpickers).
@Mark Silver, President of Content Development: Mark Silver, MBA, is a former Fortune 20 CXO and has more than 20 years’ experience in technology, digital security and risk. He has held global roles as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Security Officer (physical and digital security), Chief Risk Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Group Auditor. He currently works with Gartner as an executive coach and consultant advising security, risk and technology executives.
@Martin Gephart – Cybersecurity Expert: Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture, UnitedHealthcare, Medicare and Retirement –Insurance Solutions. Martin has been in the IT industry since 1989 working in multiple verticals such as defense contracting, airline transportation, hospitality, online retail, financial services, and healthcare. He specializes in transforming organization’s views of technology and modernizing business and technology thought leadership.He has been responsible for information security in multiple industries in the areas of data protection, intrusion and fraud detection, risk management and incident management.
@Mike Donovan, CTO: Mike Donovan is a respected, successful and multi-cultural cybersecurity executive who has dedicated his career to protecting sensitive information and company operations for more than 20 years. He has held senior security and information technology positions for some of the largest Bio-pharmaceutical companies and with large technology and intellectual property portfolios. As a cyber technologist and architect, Mike has worked with emerging and disruptive technologies to secure the cloud and complex networks. His efforts resulted in several successful projects that reduced enterprise risk and improved maturity.
@Rebecca Rakoski – Cybersecurity Legal Expert: Rebecca L. Rakoski the co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (“WBE”) and Women Owned Small Business (“WOSB”). XPAN is a boutique law firm focusing exclusively on all aspects of the law that involve the transfer and sharing of data including, cybersecurity, data privacy, and electronic discovery. Rebecca uniquely understands how technology intersects with the legal requirements, obligations and liabilities related to data transfer. In addition, Rebecca serves on the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Cyber Task Force. She also served on the Complex Business Litigation Committee that drafted and revised the Court Rules involving electronic discovery in complex litigation matters.
@Tammy Klotz, CISSP, CISM, CRISC: Tammy Klotz is the Chief Information Security Officer for Versum Materials. She is responsible for the Cyber Security Program at Versum which includes Information Risk Management, Plant Cyber Security as well as IT Security, Risk & Compliance activities. Ms. Klotz has been with Versum since their start-up in October 2016Prior to her role at Versum, Tammy worked at Air Products & Chemicals for 25 years in a variety of leadership roles. Highlights of her Air Products career include IT Communications, Service & Business Relationship Management, global leadership of multiple IT support teams and IT Audit Manager. Ms. Klotz is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and is also Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). She is a Governing Body Member of the Philadelphia Chapter of Evanta, participates in Delaware Valley Cloud Security Alliance activities and is involved with the Philadelphia Women & Cyber Security group. Tammy is also a 2019 Nominee for T.E.N Information Security Executive ® of the Year.