ISSA Sacramento Chapter Meeting, Friday March 18, 11:30am-1:00pm

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Topic: Revisiting "Defending the Next Decade"

Description: Mark Mahovlich proposed the “Defending the Next Decade” Cyber Defense Strategy as strategic model for modernizing cyber defense programs and capabilities. Five years later, where do we stand on adopting highly converged, risk adaptive driven dynamic controls? This presentation will cover the following topics:

* Industry Trend Analysis and Performance Scorecard
* Toolset Capability Development by Technology Providers (Did It Happen?)
* The Realities of Real-Life Adoption and Execution (Case Study)
* Balancing compliance, capability, and budget constraints
* The Next 7 Years and Strategy Adjustments

Speaker: Mark Mahovlich. ICM Cyber’s Vice President of Strategic Operations

Speaker Bio: Mark Mahovlich serves as ICM Cyber’s Vice President of Strategic Operations where he sets the firm’s cyber defense strategies and is responsible for solution delivery and client experience. He has over twenty-eight years of experience in assessing business needs and architecting technology and implementation strategies for mid-market and enterprise clients. Mark has an in-depth working knowledge of system requirements planning for applications and systems software, as well as for server, storage, network, security, compliance and governance, mobility desktop and related hardware infrastructure. Mark has served as Vice President of Dealer Development for Edgerton Corporation, and was responsible for coordination of internal advanced technology research & development, as well as the support and service of clients globally. Mark also has served as Director of Data Risk & Resolution for a mid-range global consulting firm. Mark has provided technology acquisition, design, and implementation services to many of the nation’s leading healthcare, financial, legal, retail, and manufacturing organizations, as well as the Federal and State governments. Mark is a frequent speaker at RSA, Gartner, SecureWorld, Data Connectors and ISSA Meetings. Mark has authored several cyber defense whitepapers and designed the "Defending the Next Decade" strategy that proposed Converged Edge and Risk Adaptive Models.

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Friday, March 18, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
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