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How Do I Trust the Cloud? An ISACA GWDC and CSA-DC Joint Event

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Free
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As more regulated organizations adopt cloud-based services, questions continue to arise around how to properly secure and audit systems that aren’t completely under the ownership of the customer.   As such, CSA’s Washington DC Metro Area Chapter (CSA-DC) and ISACA’s Greater Washington DC Chapter (ISACA-GWDC) have joined forces to answer the question that is on most people’s minds: How do I trust the Cloud?   Learn directly from the CEO of CSA and the CEO of ISACA around 2021 Cloud Computing Trends and the new, jointly developed Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK), followed by panels of thought leaders from the largest cloud providers and auditors in the world.   This is an event you won’t want to miss.

Who Should Attend

  • Cloud security professionals
  • IT Audit professionals
  • Anyone interested in cloud security and IT audit

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AGENDA

8 am - 9 am - Session 1: 2021 Cloud Computing Trends

9 am - 10 am - Session 2: How Can Cloud Providers Help?

10 am - 11 am - Session 3: How to Audit Your Cloud

11 am - 11:30 pm - Closing Session: What's the Next Step?

TOPICS

Session 1: 2021 Cloud Computing Trends (8:00am - 9:00am)

Format: Fireside Chat

Speakers:

  • David Samuelson, CEO at ISACA Global
  • Jim Reavis, CEO at CSA
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David Samuelson 

CEO at ISACA Global

David is a seasoned executive with particular strength in strategic and technology leadership, communications and execution. He has a deep foundational expertise in operational execution, product management and leadership, and deep industry experience in global education technology, software development, consumer publishing, television, and theater. Samuelson has had proven success in both creative ideation and tactical execution of ideas, with an excellent track record of working effectively across global, complex and matrixed organizations. His 25 years in education began at the Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation as vice president and executive producer. He worked at Pearson, the leading global education company, for 15 years in a variety of executive roles, including president of global schools, chief marketing officer and product strategist for Pearson’s US School division, and VP of the Family Education Network. Samuelson’s earlier career in theatre and television included an Emmy award-winning children’s television producer.

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Jim Reavis

CEO at Cloud Security Alliance

For many years, Jim Reavis has worked in the information security industry and his innovative thinking about emerging security trends have been published and presented widely throughout the industry and have influenced many. Reavis is helping shape the future of information security and related technology industries as Co-founder, CEO and driving force of the Cloud Security Alliance.

Session 2: How Can Cloud Providers Help? (9:00am - 10:00am)

Format: Panel

Moderator:

  • Chris Hughes, Membership Chair at CSA-DC

Speakers:

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Chris Hughes

Membershp Chair at CSA-DC

Brad Schulteis is currently Senior Director of Global Government Solutions at Rackspace Technology, leading a worldwide team of security and compliance subject matter experts focused on delivering market-leading security solutions, simplifying compliance with government standards, and lowering the barriers to entry into the government vertical. He owns the Rackspace Technology portfolio of government security and compliance products, including their FedRAMP cloud products: Rackspace Government Cloud on VMware, Rackspace Government Cloud on AWS and Rackspace Inheritable Security Controls advisory services. He has 20 years of enterprise IT experience across the public and private sectors. He previously worked at AWS Worldwide Public Sector, supporting some of its largest US government customers and as a civilian employee within the US Intelligence Community, managing all aspects of a DoD cloud computing platform.

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Susie Adams

Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft Federal

Susie Adams has more than 30 years of IT experience. She joined Microsoft in 1999 and has held several leadership positions in Microsoft including the director of the Microsoft Reston Virginia Technology Center and most recently the CTO of the Federal Civilian Business.

Prior to joining Microsoft, she spent 16 years in the consulting arena working with customers in both the commercial and government sectors. Adams has held a variety of management and leadership roles including practice manager, systems analyst and software developer.

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Jeanette Manfra

Director of Risk and Compliance at Google Cloud

Jeanette Manfra is the Director for Risk and Compliance for Google Cloud. Jeanette is focused on helping customers, particularly those in regulated industries, build and maintain the highest levels of security and trust into their technical infrastructure and services.

Prior to joining Google, Jeanette was the Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and the Cyber and Infrastructure Agency within the US Federal Government.  In that role she was responsible for driving security modernization across Federal civilian agencies as well as enabling the security of critical infrastructure across the US.  Jeanette spent more than a decade serving in various roles at the Department of Homeland Security and the White House focused on establishing the nation’s first civilian cyber defense agency.  

Jeanette is a proud veteran of the US Army and alumna of the University of Wisconsin and Johns Hopkins University.

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Brad Schulteis

Senior Director of Global Government Solutions at Rackspace Technology

Brad Schulteis is currently Senior Director of Global Government Solutions at Rackspace Technology, leading a worldwide team of security and compliance subject matter experts focused on delivering market-leading security solutions, simplifying compliance with government standards, and lowering the barriers to entry into the government vertical. He owns the Rackspace Technology portfolio of government security and compliance products, including their FedRAMP cloud products: Rackspace Government Cloud on VMware, Rackspace Government Cloud on AWS and Rackspace Inheritable Security Controls advisory services. He has 20 years of enterprise IT experience across the public and private sectors. He previously worked at AWS Worldwide Public Sector, supporting some of its largest US government customers and as a civilian employee within the US Intelligence Community, managing all aspects of a DoD cloud computing platform.

Session 3: How to Audit Your Cloud (10:00am - 11:00am)

Format: Panel

Moderator:

  •  Noel Nazario, Special Events Director at ISACA GWDC

Panelists:

  • Phil Moore, Partner at Kearney & Company

  • Jason Gould, Managing Director at KPMG

  • Danny Wuckovich, Director Cloud Security at PWC
Noel Nazario teaching our ISACA GWDC CISM Spring Review Course 2021

Noel Nazario, CISM

Special Events DIrector at ISACA GWDC

Noel A. Nazario is a technology and business leader that brings a wealth of technical and leadership experience to help clients assess risk, develop risk mitigation strategies, envision and realize coherent technology environments, improve Cybersecurity Program maturity, establish Incident Response strategy, and improve IT/OT integration with business strategy. His experience includes business development, C-level training, financial systems audit, technology risk management, cybersecurity programs and operations, enterprise architecture, IT operations and services integration, cloud management, and IT governance. Noel’s professional background enables him to work with leaders with diverse perspectives and backgrounds.

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Jason Gould, CISA, CISSP, PMP

Managing Director at KPMG

Jason is currently a Managing Director in KPMG’s Federal practice. He has been with the firm for over thirteen years and graduated from JMU in 2006 with an MS in Computer Science. Currently, he supports financial, IT Cyber, FISMA, SSAE16, and various other IT performance audits or evaluations for several Federal Agencies.  He has planned and completed numerous audits and evaluations in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards. As an IT Managing Director on these engagements, he has helped to develop the audit approach that was used to test key applications and networks supporting the applications and also responsible for all aspects of the IT audit sections, including planning, execution, and report writing. He currently holds three professional certifications; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP).

Phil Moore

Phil Moore, CISA, CPA, PMP

Partner at Kearney & Company

Phil Moore is a Partner and the IT Assurance Practice leader at Kearney & Company. Mr. Moore has over 19 years of professional Information Technology (IT) assurance, financial, and consulting experience, including work in both civilian and defense federal agencies. He currently serves as the Kearney Health and Human Services (HHS) IT Consulting lead, as well as the lead partner on a number of FISMA- and FISCAM-based audits. Mr. Moore is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Project Management Professional (PMP). Mr. Moore attended Virginia Tech where he received both his Bachelor and Master's in Accounting and Information Systems.

Danny Wuckovich

Danny Wuckovich, CISA, CISSP, CPA

Director Cloud Security at PwC

Danny Wuckovich is a Director in PwC’s Cloud Security team within the Cybersecurity & Privacy practice. He has over 12 years of experience in various security roles both in technical roles and as a programmatic team lead. He has worked in a variety of sectors while primarily supporting clients in the Financial Services, Health Industries, and Technology sectors since 2014. Danny holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech. He is a certified Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Closing Session: What's the Next Step? (11:00am - 11:30pm)

Format: Fireside Chat

Speakers:

  • Alok Kakkar, President at ISACA GWDC
  • Anil Karmel, President at CSA-DC
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Alok Kakkar

President at ISACA GWDC

Alok is currently the President at the ISACA GWDC.

Anil Karmel

Anil Karmel

President at Cloud Security Alliance Washington DC Metro Area Chapter (CSA-DC)

Anil Karmel is the Co-Founder and CEO of C2 Labs, which delivers freedom from paper via our Atlasity continuous compliance software and DevSecOps services. Formerly, Anil served as the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Deputy Chief Technology Officer.  Karmel has been in the IT Industry for over twenty years, working with Fortune 500 companies and governments in the areas of cloud, cyber security and data-driven IT Strategic Planning. He and his team garnered industry and government accolades, including the SANS National Cyber Security Innovators Award for Cloud Security, InformationWeek 500 Top Government IT Innovators, ACT/IAC Excellence.gov Award and the DOE Secretary's Achievement Award.  Anil currently serves as the President of the Cloud Security Alliance's Washington DC Metro Area Chapter (CSA-DC) and co-chair of the CSA's Application Container and Microservices Working Group. Karmel is a nationally recognized speaker and has been featured at numerous IT conferences and webinars. 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Special Instructions

  • Group Live (Due to COVID-19, this training will be delivered via Zoom). Zoom link delivered with registration.
  • Prior to the event, participants must install the Zoom app in their respective devices. Participants using the web-based Zoom or calling via the phone may not be entitled to CPE credits.
  • ISACA Greater Washington DC will not be responsible for the participant’s inability to respond to the polls.

CPE

Earn up to 3 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) through self-reporting.

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Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
8:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Adnan Sijercic
Email:
outreach@isaca-gwdc.org

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