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Scott M. Giordano is an attorney with more than 20 years of legal, technology, and risk management consulting experience. An IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy and a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Scott serves as Spirion’s subject matter expert on multinational data protection and its intersection with technology, export compliance, internal investigations, information governance, and risk management. Prior to joining Spirion, he served as Director, Data Protection for Robert Half Legal and established the global privacy program for Esterline Technologies Corporation in Bellevue, WA.
Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esq., is the managing partner at XPAN Law Partners. Rebecca counsels and defends public and private corporations, and their boards, during data breaches and responds to state/federal regulatory compliance and enforcement actions. She manages the intersection of state, federal, and international regulations that affect the transfer, storage, and collection of data to aggressively mitigate her client's litigation risks. As an experienced litigator, she has handled hundreds of matters in state and federal courts. Rebecca advises her clients on a proactive, multi-jurisdictional approach to identify and address data privacy and cybersecurity compliance gaps and potential liabilities. She works with clients to create and tailor a security and privacy governance program that fits their specific needs in order to limit their regulatory exposure.
As a thought leader in the area of data privacy and cybersecurity, Rebecca serves on the New Jersey State Bar Association's Cyber Task Force. Rebecca is Vice-Chair Elect for the New Jersey State Bar Association's Bankruptcy Law Section, and also served on the Complex Business Litigation Committee that drafted and revised the Court Rules involving electronic discovery in complex litigation matters. She has been appointed in several litigation matters by the New Jersey Superior Court as a Discovery Special Master.
Rebecca is on the Board of Governors for Temple University Health Systems, and is an adjunct professor at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Rowan University.
His career spans over 30 years in risk analysis, operations, strategy and financial controls and has included senior management, consulting and entrepreneurial experiences. He currently is CISO at Adveeno. He has held positions at Cisco, HP, HPE and DXC. He was the Director of Security Services for CompuCom, a Dallas based out sourcing company. There he is responsible for 24X7 operations and monitoring of client networks and infrastructure. He managed a team that is recognized as leaders within their respective fields and operates multiple honey pots and other security infrastructures to maintain a cutting edge in the ever changing information security environment. Previously he was CISO for Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), an out sourcing company acquired by Xerox.
A recognized global thought leader and sought after professional, he has maintained strong relationships with other security professionals, providers and vendors. He views security as a partner with the business and understands that risk can be controlled but never fully eliminated and therefore approaches security from a risk based model.
Was a co-presenter with Microsoft Chief Strategist, Craig Mundie, at Microsoft's keynote address at the 2008 RSA conference. Was awarded the Information Security Executive and People's Choice Award winner 2008 (infosecaward.com). Was named as one of Computer World's Premier 100 IT Leaders - class of 2009 (http://www.computerworld.com/spring/p100/detail/154). Former licensed CPA Former Top Secret Clearance (US).
Tom has been part of the SecureWorld team for over 14 years. He has launched several of the regional conferences we hold today. Tom is currently responsible for SecureWorld Digital, which provides educational content to the SecureWorld audience. He produces, executes, and moderates the majority of the Remote Sessions webcasts while also working closely with the SecureWorld event directors to build relevant agendas at the regional conferences.