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ISSA-LA January Monthly Dinner Meeting

January 15, 2020 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm PST

Topic: All Eyes On You: Cyber security in the Age of Innovation

Digital Transformation and Innovation are profoundly impacting the way businesses operate today. Time to market, speed, and agility are necessary requirements just to stay competitive in today’s marketplace. But, just as businesses are moving  fast into the future, cyber threats continue to multiply exponentially, challenging cyber security professionals and the businesses they support. What can cyber security professionals do given these seemingly incompatible objectives and how can they position the business for success? In this session, we’ll cover the reality of digital transformation, the impact of privacy, and the importance of the customer journey among many others topics that will position your cyber security program for success in 2020.

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Speaker: Andy Kim, CISO eBusiness, Allstate

Andy is a strategic business partner to the C-Suite, implementing business vision within acceptable business risk. He is an avid technologist with the understanding that cyber security risks are fundamentally a human problem. A conclusion he has drawn from successfully implementing information security programs across heavily regulated industries including banking, investments, insurance, and healthcare for the past 18 years. Andy currently serves as the CISO for the digital brands and innovation businesses at Allstate. Andy helps insurance innovators deliver their capabilities in the cloud, while managing risk within acceptable tolerances.

Previously, Andy led the Risk Solutions group at Neustar. As Director, he supported multi-million dollar anti-fraud deals involving the internet and call center consumer channels for the top 10 financial institutions in the US. As a thought leader, he has been featured on American Banker http://pages.marketing.americanbanker.com/20180208_abp_neustar_ws_lp.html?source=client and has had published thought leadership blogs on identity and GDPR: https://www.risk.neustar/blog/authors/andy-kim

Before Neustar, Andy served as Director of Technology Risk Consulting Services at FIS (NYSE: FIS), in the Risk Information Security and Compliance business, which attained the #1 ranking in the Chartis RiskTech 100, where he was responsible for leading a team of subject matter experts that provided expert advisory and consulting services focusing on fraud, digital crime and cybersecurity to hundreds of financial services clients in the U.S.  He also led the design and product marketing of CyberForce, an innovative next generation fraud and cybersecurity anomalous activity detection solution in the U.S. and EMEA markets.  

Other positions include CISO of a large regional bank in Los Angeles, CISO supporting the CTO and CIO of a major US bank, CISO and HIPAA Security Officer at a pharmacy benefit management software company, Americas Security Officer of one of largest asset management firms, and Group IT Risk Officer to the third largest insurance company in the US.

Andy is highly regarded in the industry for his subject matter expertise and thought leadership and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.  He also holds multiple certifications such as CGEIT, CISA, CISSP, CISM, ISSAP and ISSMP. 

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January 15, 2020
6:15 pm - 9:30 pm PST
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5808 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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