Overcoming the Challenges of Bringing IT Security to a Global Company
In navigating the challenges of implementing security at a global company, CISO Mark Ramsey worked hand-in-hand with his CIO in executing programs that forge a strong bridge between IT, HR, IT security and business. Mark Ramsey will share examples of ASSA ABLOY’s programs, whose global scope requires them to consider the intricacies of information and products-based security, but also the human element of such far-reaching security initiatives. In this compelling presentation, Mark will provide insight into the strategic thinking of the CIO/CISO and both the technical and non-technical challenges they overcame to launch successful global programs.
Mark has over 30+ years of diverse experience in IT Compliance, and Information Security. His experiences includes: directing all aspects of information security for 3 Fortune 500 Companies; managing and implementing compliance-driven IT controls such as SOX, PCI, and HIPPA for Pitney Bowes, GE Treasury, and Stanley Black & Decker. Additionally, he is starting his 31st year as a Professor in the Software Engineering department at Fairfield University. Mark is currently the CISO for ASSA ABLOY – Americas Division where he is responsible for all areas of Information Security for North, Central, and South America. Mark is on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Chapter of Infragard where he has been President for the past 3 years. Mark is also a proud of veteran of the US Army where he earned the Army Commendation for Outstanding Service. He is also a veteran of the US Coast Guard where he attended the US Coast Guard Academy.