Running with Scissors: Managing a GDPR or Privacy Project without Poking Your Eye Out

    December 06, 2018
    5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
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    Signature Grand
    6900 State Road 84
    Davie, FL 33317

    Information Security and privacy initiatives can be expensive and get out of hand.  These projects must be carefully managed to avoid cost overruns and implementing 'fixes' worse than the initial problem.  Many organizations are currently battling privacy issues regarding data collection, and more regulations may be on the way.  This presentation will discuss the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), why it’s important, and how to manage GDPR projects to avoid common pitfalls.  During the discussion, the audience will be provided examples from real projects gone awry.  This is a “must attend” presentation for any project manager from any industry.

    Keynote Speaker:  Michael Scheidell, CISSP, CRISC, CCISO, Chief Security Officer

    Michael Scheidell is a recognized expert in the information security and privacy community with a strong history of innovation.  He is a frequent conference speaker and subject matter expert in Information Security, Governance Risk, Compliance, and Corporate Privacy and has worked to secure US critical infrastructure in Financial, Health Care, BIOTECH, Rail, Transportation and Utility companies.

    He is the CISO for three companies and has expertise in Business, Security, Hardware and Software.  He has 20 years of entrepreneurial experience with a business perspective unique in the Cyber Security world.  He understands that the business of business is … business and the role of Information Security is to build that business. He is able to see through the current hype in the information security market and bring truly innovative solutions that encourage business growth based on calculated risk. 

    Certifications and awards: CISSP, CRISC, CCISO, Senior Member, ISSA, Platinum Member ISACA, Senior Member IEEE – Computer Society, One of 5 international finalists for the EE Times ACE Innovator of the year award. Holds Patent on device used to protect State Department SCIF information, Member of the FBI's InfraGard, US Secret Service, Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force, President of the South Florida chapter, Cloud Security alliance.


    5:30 pm – 6:15 pm Networking and Registration; sponsor showcases

    6:15 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner

    7:00 pm - 7:15 Opening remarks/Chapter Update/President

    7:15 pm – 8:30 pm Keynote presentation

    8:30 pm – 8:45 pm Q&A

    Earn 1.5 Technical PDU's


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    $34.00 Member

    $44.00 Guest