A strong information security environment starts with the tone at the top. Cyber security breaches are at an all-time high for our nation. More hackers are attacking company’s networks than at any other time. The threat has evolved and financial institutions are no longer the target. Organizations have developed guidance on how to implement and maintain information technology safeguards to fend off these attackers. Today’s incidents and resources available reinforces the reality that organizations should have an information security program to ensure an effective defense in depth against the persistent threats. Many organizations struggle with efficient ways to develop, implement, and maintain an information security program. This informative presentation will aid your organization in building an effective information security program through a top down approach that aligns with information security best practices.
- Recognize key elements of an Information Security Program
- Define the approach best suited for your environment
- Identification of upper management's role
- Improve overall understanding of an Information Security Program
About Laura Faulkner
Laura Faulkner is a Manager at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP in the Information Security & Advisory Services Group. Laura has over 4 years of information security consulting experience. Laura’s experience consists of IT Auditing including General Controls Review and Vulnerability Assessments, IT Risk Assessments and Controls Assessments. Prior to her manager role, Laura spent over 9 years working with CliftonLarsonAllen’s internal Information Technology Group. Laura graduated from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA with a Bachelor of Business and Accounting degree.