CISO Webinar Series -- Valuable Learning for Today's Security and Risk Professionals

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The new CISO Series features hot topics for today's Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and their direct reports. This information filled series of webinars addresses the most current issues that CISOs face in their daily environments and will feature practical advice and feedback from a CISO that has experienced these problems first hand.

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How to Show Value with Information Security Metrics

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FS-ISAC in conjunction with Treadstone 71 is pleased to bring you a valuable series featuring hot topics for today's information security, risk and audit professionals.

Now more than ever, organizations are keenly aware that information security and risk management are critical to the success or failure of any business. Information security officers must be prepared to address the latest cyber incidents, threats, vulnerabilities and data leakage scenarios that confront their enterprise. The CISO Series is an information filled series of webinars addressing the most current issues that security and risk professionals face in their daily environments featuring practical advice, cases studies and feedback from a CISO who has experienced and solved these problems first hand.

The CISO Series will be conducted by Jeff Bardin of Treadstone 71. The first of the CISO Series will begin on Wednesday September 26, at 1:00 p.m. EST. That webinar is entitled, "How to Show Value with Information Security Metrics," and covers the following subject matter and learning objectives:

Collecting, analyzing and adding intelligence to security metrics is critical to understand and manage evolving security requirements. Information security professional need to ensure the metrics they collect are useful, understandable and valuable to the business.

Learn about:

  • Why we need to collect metrics -- Business Drivers
  • Types of indicators and how they can be used -- What makes a good metric
  • Assigning value to product purchases through metric correlation
  • Aligning metrics to the information security maturity level and posture
  • Respond to various situations and use metrics effectively
  • IT Risk and Information Security Scorecards

The webinar will last 90 minutes, of which 20-30 minutes will include a question and answer period.

Two additional CISO Series webinars are scheduled for Wednesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 31st, both also offered at 1:00 p.m. EST. The topics for these webinars are:

Building Security into the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Data Loss Prevention: A Case Study.

In his most recent position, Jeffrey Bardin, CISSP, CISM, NSA IAM, was the CISO for Investors Bank & Trust. Prior to that, he served as CSO at The Hanover Insurance Group and has held CIO, CISO, CSO and Director level positions for both Fortune 500 and U.S. Government organizations. He is now an independent consultant and sits on the Customer Advisory Boards for Allied Information Security and Chosen Security. Mr. Bardin was recently awarded the 2007 RSA Conference award for Excellence in the Field of Security Practices and the 2007 SC Magazine Award for Best Security Team.

FS-ISAC is proud to make this important series available to FS-ISAC dues-paying members for the low price of $100 per webinar and $200 for Basic and Non-members. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from an expert in the CISO field. Register today. Contact Denise Anderson,
Member Services Director at FS-ISAC.

About FS-ISAC
Launched in 1999, FS-ISAC was established by the financial services sector in response to 1998's Presidential Directive 63. That directive -- later updated by 2003's Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 -- mandated that the public and private sectors share information about physical and cyber security threats and vulnerabilities to help protect the U.S. critical infrastructure.

About Treadstone 71
Treadstone 71 (T71), established in 2002, improves the stability, maturity, and overall risk posture of your organization. T71 ensures you Consolidate, Integrate and Optimize your investment while Transforming your risk-based information security organization into a mature, business focused, respected and highly trusted team.

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