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GDPR- How CIS can help!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:00 pm

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation to protect personal data and privacy for EU citizens. The regulation becomes enforceable on May 25, 2018. Any organization which holds E.U. citizen data, regardless of the organization's location, is responsible for following these new guidelines.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

· A review of GDPR to understand its nuances and requirements for compliance
· What to do with a month left to comply
· How CIS can help

Watch the webinar


Sean Atkinson

Sean Atkinson was named CIS’ Chief Information Security Officer in 2017. He uses his broad cybersecurity expertise to direct strategy, operations and policy to protect CIS’ enterprise of information assets. His job responsibilities include communications, applications and infrastructure.

Prior to CIS, Atkinson served from 2014 - 2017 as the Global IT Compliance Manager for GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a semiconductor foundry that manufactures integrated circuits. He led GLOBALFOUNDRIES Governance, Risk and Control management worldwide. Atkinson’s accomplishments included managing their compliance program to successfully combine multiple regulatory requirements into a single program of internal control, mapping into a Committee of Sponsoring Organizations’ Enterprise Risk Management framework.

Atkinson was the Internal Control Officer, Enterprise Risk Manager, and Information Security Manager for New York State’s Statewide Financial System Program from 2007 - 2014. In this role, he was charged with policy, procedure development, and compliance with New York State Office of the State Comptroller security standards coupled with controls and risk analysis based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s 800-53 best practice and audit recommendations.

Atkinson serves as an Adjunct Professor in Computer Science for Albany’s College of Saint Rose. He earned a Bachelor in Science from Sheffield Hallam University, a Master in Business Administration in Technology Management from Drexel University, and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from the College of Saint Rose.

Atkinson’s extensive cybersecurity credentials include a Certified Information System Security Professional designation and a SANS Global Information Assurance Certification as a Certified Incident Handler.

Ronan Tiu

Ronan Tiu is currently a part of the Member Success Team as a Technical Training and Account Manager working in conjunction with both the CIS Sales and Member Success Teams.   In this role he provides technical demos of the SecureSuite membership products including CIS-CAT Pro in support of the Sales and Member Success teams to help both bring in new Members and assist current Members to fully implement and utilize CIS SecureSuite Membership resources.  Ronan is continuously working with the teams to bring awareness on the technical aspects of the CIS SecureSuite resources.  He also is engaged daily with his accounts covering a broad array of members from various industries.

Previously he worked in Financial Technology as a technical sales representative for various Fin-tech firms selling Order Management and Trading Execution software.  This is his first foray into cybersecurity.  He holds a BA in Philosophy from New York University and will be pursuing SANS certification in the Spring of 2018.