Encore: Ep. 38: How a Unified Governance Model Facilitates Innovation

December 26, 2018
Hosted by George Rettas

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Director of KPMG's Cyber Security Advisory Services, Richard Kessler, breaks down how a Unified Governance Model can help executives implement effective Cyber Security Strategy in any size of organization. Kessler explains why so many business executives view their engagement with Cyber Security professionals as a challenge instead of an enabler to their business, and lays out a strategy for cyber security executives to overcome those perceptions to engage their peers in Risk, Big Data, Digital Transformation, and other areas to become a trusted broker and partner with the global heads of their peer domains. Kessler discusses why Change Management is so important to organizations, how a thorough understanding of Data Security and Governance can mature your program and even accelerate your career, and why implementing an Agile Enterprise is so imperative to a successful Cyber Security Strategy.

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George Rettas

George Rettas

George Rettas is one of the most well-known cyber security professionals in the world with extensive experience practicing cyber security in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Rettas is a serial entrepreneur, serving as the CEO and President of Task Force 7 Radio, LLC, and Task Force 7 Technologies, Inc. a company focusing on building the world’s first and only Professional Cyber Security Social Network. Mr. Rettas is also the President and CEO of Code X Entertainment, LLC, a company focused on producing television, movies, literary, digital, and merchandising products.

Mr. Rettas has worked for 12 years as a Managing Director and Partner in some of the world’s largest financial institutions holding executive management positions in cyber security operations, administration, and program management functions. He created the first Cyber Security Intelligence function in the financial services sector and detected some of the most prolific breaches in recent history, including Target breach and the JPMorgan Chase breach.

Mr. Rettas also served as a former Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, where he was the co-founder of the Newark Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force. He is the author of the first Title III Wire Tap on an internet-facing computer network in United States history and he worked what is considered the most prolific criminal investigation in the history of the Secret Service in “Operation Firewall."

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December 2018

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