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ISACA Ottawa Valley Chapter

Digital Edge and ISACA-OVC Workshop: Cybersecurity Standards versus Hackers and Government

Digital Edge and ISACA-Ottawa Valley would like to invite you to a three-day workshop presented by Michael Petrov and guests. This workshop covers the basics of cybersecurity standards and frameworks. Designed for IT and Cybersecurity Professionals, topics include standards, frameworks, methodology and audit techniques, implementations, and operations of cybersecurity standards.

The event will take place over three days 10-12 May from 1000 AM (EST) to 1300 hrs each day. Note that each day will cover DIFFERENT aspects of cyber-security.

Learning objectives: Participants will gain a deep understanding of cybersecurity standards, their implementation and operation, implementing controls and KPIs in day-to-day operations of IT organizations as well as self-auditing and measuring effectiveness of risk driven Information Security Management Systems:

• Cybersecurity frameworks and standards

• Similarity and differences

• Selecting the right framework for you

• Risk assessment and management methodologies

• Benefits of implementation

• Implementation guidelines

• Creating an ISMS for a sample organization

• Establishing ISMS baselines

• Risk analysis

• Controls and implementation

• Maturity of the controls and implementations.

• Artifacts

• SecOps

• Incidents

• Self-audits

Presenter Bios

Michael Petrov:

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Digital Edge. He brings 20 years of experience as an information architect, optimization specialist and operations’ advisor. His experience includes extensive high-profile project expertise, such as mainframe and client server integration for Mellon Bank, extranet systems for Sumitomo Bank, architecture and processing workflow for alternative investment division of US Bank.

Michael is the creator of multiple security and compliance products such as Network Razor, File2Doc and the latest cybersecurity compliance platform

Educated as a Nuclear Engineer, Michael spent six years creating proprietary programming for monitoring and automation of processes of Nuclear Power Plants. Michael still uses his experience and approach of multiple layers of protection and defense applying them to Information Technology Management and Security. He holds advanced degrees in systems development and has designed multiple solutions providing high performance and availability.

Keith Barry:

Keith J. Barry joined Digital Edge in 2013. Keith possesses a BA in Computer Science, a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, as well as several industry certifications including AWS Cloud Architect, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Server+. His career has mirrored his diverse interests, and Keith has experience on the technical side as a senior systems administrator, and on the legal/business side as an attorney and cybersecurity compliance officer.

Slava Rykhva:

Slava has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, in roles of cyber security expert, enterprise solutions architect, and digital transformation advisor, with projects spanning across multiple industries, mainly with insurance and financial organizations. He has a CISSP certification, the highest level for cyber security. Slava has unique insight into all levels of operations of modern financial institution, blending business operations with IT systems to deliver best in class solutions following strict compliance requirements such as PCI DSS, ISO 27000 and local regulations in various geographies.

James Greenberg:

James Greenberg has more than 20 years in the Financial Services Industry. He spent over 10 years at JPMorgan where he was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group of the Investment Bank. After JPMorgan, he spent more than 5 years advising and running various global asset managers. Ten years ago, Mr. Greenberg began founding & investing in start-up ventures across the retail, crypto, financial, compliance and healthcare sectors. He is currently the CEO and a Board Member of eSpear LLC, a global AML/KYC software company and a Board Member of Digital Edge Ventures Inc.