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Women in Security SIG October 2017 Webinar

ISSA's Women in Security SIG Monthly Webinar for October 2017 - Technology Leadership Series - Part IV: Deborah Blyth

When: October 16, 2017
4-5 PM Eastern
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Contact: Matt LoFiego

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Women in Security Special Interest Group Monthly Webinar Series

Technology Leadership Series - Part IV

Leading The State Of Colorado To Cybersecurity Success

Deborah Blyth, Chief Information Officer
State of Colorado, Governor's Office of Information Technology

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Monday, October 16, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Eastern

Colorado's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will talk about how she created a nationally recognized award winning security program, while increasing the state’s security budget from $6000 to multi-million dollars, among the top state security budgets in the nation.  Deborah Blyth will also talk about her career journey, leadership lessons she learned along the way, and why she believes that women are critical to solving our nation’s cybersecurity challenges. 

In August 2014, Deborah  the state’s new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), bringing a diverse 25-year technology background including 14 years of information security experience.  As the CISO, she serves as the point of contact for all information security initiatives in Colorado, informing the Secretary of Technology & Chief Information Officer and executive agency leadership on security risks and impacts of policy and management decisions on IT-related initiatives. Deborah is responsible for determining the strategic and tactical security direction for the State to meet established objectives.

Before joining the state of Colorado, Deborah led the Information Technology Security and Compliance programs at TeleTech (5 years) and Travelport (3 years).  Deborah is a Colorado native, and graduated Summa cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Regis University. 


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Mission Connecting the World, One Cybersecurity Practitioner at a Time.

Vision- The WIS SIG is committed to developing women leaders globally, building a stronger cybersecurity community fabric, and enabling success across the globe.

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