Date: 29 July 2021
Time: 3:00 PM UTC
Duration: 60 min
Language: English
Format: Online
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United States: Key Takeaways of the US Cybersecurity Executive Order

Please join us for a timely and critically important knowledge sharing webinar hosted by Nexdigm on the Mondaq platform.

On July 29th, we will discuss the Presidential Executive Order issued by the White House on May 12, 2021, seeking improvements in the nation’s cybersecurity and preparedness against cyberattacks. The directive asks private sector companies to take steps to augment and align their cybersecurity investments towards the goal of minimizing future incidents.

Content includes thoughts on how organizations can become more cyber resilient. And, a diverse panel of industry experts will provide their unique insights on the subject. The webinar is supported by Nexdigm’s Technology Advisory practice leaders who will outline a possible road map and explain how service providers can assist organizations in achieving their cybersecurity goals.

Key Takeaway from the session:
a) Insights on the White House directive on cybersecurity and what is expected out of it.
b) What steps can be taken to comply with the directive.
c) Discussion on a suggestive road map for organizations looking to comply with it.
d) How service providers can help organizations in becoming cyber resilient.

Anupam Srivastava

Dr. Anupam Srivastava has varied experience spanning about 25 years, working at the intersection of advanced technology commerce and international security. He currently serves as a Non-Resident Fellow at the Henry L. Stimson Center in Washington, DC, focused on providing legal-regulatory assistance to government agencies and their hi-tech industrial sectors. Anupam also has had a stint at the University of Georgia as Assistant Director of Center for International Trade and Security, working on projects supporting multiple US Government Departments and International Organizations. He also serves as VP of Safe Zone Ltd., which provides software-based technical support for classifying dual-use and munitions items.

Jerry Leishman

Jerry Leishman leads CORTAC Group’s Regulated security & compliance practice, supporting Defense suppliers of all sizes and cybersecurity postures. He is a trusted advisor and advocates to many in-house counsels, compliance officers, and senior leadership, ensuring they can effectively navigate complex regulatory and contractual risks & obligations. Jerry is active nationally on the CMMC AB Standards Workgroup, a Provisional CMMC Assessor & Registered Practitioner (RP).  Jerry speaks nationally on DFARS and CMMC impacts and partners with private/public organizations to increase the Pacific Northwest Defense and Aerospace manufacturer awareness. He is closely aligned with industry and technology leaders including Microsoft, AWS, and Exostar, in delivering world-class solutions.

Keith Frederick

Keith Frederick has over 25 years’ experience as a CISO in four different companies. He currently serves as CISO for RigNet. He is a retired U.S. Air Force Officer who spent a good deal of his career attached to the Intelligence Community specializing in Cybersecurity.  He has authored two books on Cyber Security covering Testing of Cyber Security and a Manager Handbook implementing Cyber Security. Keith also has hands-on experience in cyber security engineering and architecture including Risk Management Framework (RMF), Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), Authorization and Assessment (A&A), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Security Control Assessor (SCA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

Krishnanand Bhat

Krishnanand Bhat started his journey with Nexdigm in 2017. Currently, he is the Director of Technology Risk Advisory practice and has led many projects to streamline and build processes in Vendor Management, ISO certifications, and CMMI areas. With multiple certifications to his name including CISA, CISSP, CDPSE, FCA, he also has over two decades of experience in Technology Risk Advisory and Consulting, having handled various projects while running his own Cyber Security venture and during his association with Deloitte and Protiviti. His passion for the subject has led him to conduct various seminars on illustrious platforms and even moderate discussions with global experts.

Marc Lessem

Marc leads the efforts to enhance the presence of Nexdigm in North America, a strategically important market. In his 30+ years of experience, Marc has held senior management roles in General Management, Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Finance. His diversified background, focused on the Healthcare sector, helps him relate to and support the multifaceted business challenges that clients face.

Supriya Anchan

Supriya Anchan works at Nexdigm as a Senior Manager of their Technology Consulting and Risk Advisory practice. She has lead projects for the creation of templates, processes and been a subject matter expertise in developing tools. Supriya is a postgraduate in Commerce with a master’s degree in Business Management. She is a Certified Lead Implementation Professional and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, with over 15 years of experience in Technology Risk consulting. Being an ex-banker, her knowledge and understanding of the guidelines and requirements of Cyber Security in India for the BFSI sector have helped in her various assignments in similar areas.

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