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Rebuilding and Transforming and Information Security Function - Susan Koski (Central Ohio Infosec Summit 2015) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Rebuilding and Transforming and Information Security Function
Susan Koski

Keynote - Susan Koski In this keynote, Susan will discuss the key facts in how a function can be rebuilt, including the key functional areas, talent management, budget management, creativity and infusing a culture of security from top down and bottom up.

Bio: Susan Koski is the Chief Data Protection Officer at Aetna. In this role, she has responsibility for data classification, cyber threat intelligence, cyber security operations and encryption technology and tokenization for key data across the enterprise. Prior to Aetna, Susan was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of a Synovus, a regional bank with $27B in assets based in Columbus, GA. In that role, she had overall responsibility for the Information Security, Business Continuity and Payment Fraud areas. This encompassed the Information Risk Framework and Governance, IT Audit and Regulatory Interface, Identity and Access Management, Cyber Threat Management, Enterprise Business Continuity, Check Fraud and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering operations. Prior to Synovus, Susan was the Managing Director of Technology Risk Assessments at the Bank of New York and Mellon, a global investment management, investment service and wealth management company serving over 100 markets with $28.5 trillion assets under administration and $1.7 trillion assets under management. In this role, she oversaw the IT risk assessments for the firm's applications, infrastructure and vendors as well as due diligence and integration requirements for management of IT risk. Prior to the merger with the Bank of New York, Susan was responsible for Mellon's global distributed security functions including responsibility for knowing and tracking the latest security threats and vulnerabilities, testing the firm's global controls in addressing threats, engineering and implementing solutions to monitor for exploit of threats and partnering with internal groups to oversee and necessary incident response. Susan has over fifteen years of experience in information risk management and over seven years of experience in technical support for 3-tier architectures across multiple platforms and technology sets, software development for nuclear control systems, and quality assurance testing. She also holds an MBA from Duquesne University, summa cum laude, and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, cum laude. Susan is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and a member of the CISO Executive Network.

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