Richard Greenberg, CISSP, is currently the Information Security Officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Prior to this appointment, he was the first to hold the same position for the County's Department of Health Services.
Richard brings over 25 years of management experience and has been a strategic and thought leader in IT and Information Security for both the private and public sectors. His Project Management, Security Operations, and Policy and Compliance experience has helped shape his broad perspective on creating and implementing Information Security Programs in organizations.
Richard is actively involved in the Information Security community, serving on the Boards of the Los Angeles Chapters of both ISSA and OWASP. He is also a member of the ISSA CISO Executive Program, where he collaborates with other Information Security Officers from around the country.
Richard recently was awarded Senior Member standing in ISSA by the Fellow Selection Committee. He also served on the ISSA International Conference - Attendee Development Committee and the CISO Forum - Planning Committee.
Richard currently serves on the OWASP Global Conference Committee, and co-chaired the highly successful OWASP Global AppSec USA 2010 Conference. He is a member of the IANS Pacific Security Forum Steering Committee and the CISO Executive Summit Governing Body in Southern California.
Richard has been a published author in the ISSA Journal, and has spoken on Information Security, most recently at the OWASP Global AppSec USA 2010 Conference. Besides his CISSP, he has achieved CNA and ITIL Foundation certifications.
Statement of Goals
The GOALS that I would like to accomplish as a Director on the International Board include:
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Bring a collaborative approach to the Board
1. Leverage my involvement with Global OWASP Committees to encourage engagements with other information security organizations
2. Engage ISSA Chapters to share their successes, strategies, and templates to help build strong chapters worldwide
Work with other information security organizations to bring more benefits to ISSA membership, such as discounts at InfoSec events around the globe
Engage the best and brightest security professionals to be a part of ISSA
Ensure the knowledge transfer of threats, technologies, strategies and current regulatory policies to help our members successfully implement strategies at their companies and organizations
Support enterprise objectives by educating members on the relationship between IT and the business, business processes and business risks.
Advocate for ISSA to have a lead role in helping to build partnerships between private industry and the public sector, to protect critical infrastructure and networks
Reach out to achieve more participation from membership
Help grow the Cyber Secure Community by reaching out to business leaders
Become a better security practitioner from my association with fellow Board members
Share my knowledge and experience with fellow Board members