Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker is 2018 Chicago CISO of the Year Bradley J. Schaufenbuel, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Paylocity.
Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members receive a complimentary drink if they register for the meeting as a member.
Topic: Leveraging Diversity to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Security Organization
Research shows that diverse teams are more innovative and make better decisions. Yet only eleven percent of security professionals are woman and only 26 percent are racial minorities. With such homogeneity of perspectives and experience, it isn’t hard to see why we are losing the war against cybercriminals. I will discuss why a lack of diversity is making our security teams less effective than they could be and what security leaders and practitioners can do – in the short term and in the long run – to improve the diversity of their teams and the profession at large.
Speaker: Bradley Schaufenbuel
Bradley Schaufenbuel is currently Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Paylocity. He has authored multiple books and professional journal articles about information security and IT governance. Bradley is a licensed attorney and a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar. He holds twenty-four professional designations in the areas of information security management, IT compliance, information privacy, fraud examination, IT audit, computer forensics, ethical hacking, business continuity planning, project management, cloud security, and process improvement. Bradley holds an MBA from DePaul University and a JD and an LLM in information technology and privacy law from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He has served as a director on several boards, is a regular speaker at industry conferences, is frequently quoted by the press, and has served numerous clients as a freelance consultant. Bradley was named the Chicago CISO of the Year in 2018.
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