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June 2016 ISSA Web Conference

Legislative Impact: When Privacy Hides the Guilty Party
2-Hour live presentation recorded June 28, 2016
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Increasingly legislation and regulation are becoming extremely important drivers for what information security professionals have to do, and the pace of delivery seems to be increasing wherever you work in the world today.

What are organizations and individuals approaches to what and how they do information security? How do we prioritize what is most important? What can we do to make compliance easier? How do we get our policies aligned with the differing regulatory environments across different jurisdictions? How do we deal with export controls (software and information)? In some cases the question might be – How do we stay out of jail? Join our industry experts to get their views and this topic and the questions around it.


Allan Wall

Senior Consultant, Information Risk Management, HP Enterprise Security Services

Allan Wall has been working in the IT industry for more than 25 years, and 19 of those years includes experience in the field of information security as a practitioner and manager. He has been involved in the project management of numerous security software implementations, development and integration of information security policy, product training, and pre and post sales security consulting for many international and UK enterprises.

Allan appears regularly as a presenter at information security events and as a workshop facilitator. He has been a guest lecturer for the MSc in Information Security at Royal Holloway University of London where he completed studying full-time for a Masters in Information Security in 2010.

A CISSP for more than 12 years, he is a Founder Associate Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals, a Fellow of the British Computer Society, and a part of the ISSA UK Chapter management team. In addition to his Masters in Information Security, Allan has a BS in Biochemistry and Genetics and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education from Newcastle University (UK).


Tim Holman

Cyber Security Consultant and CEO of penetration testing specialists 2-sec Ltd

Award-winning, internationally recognized Cyber Security Consultant. Recipient of the coveted Microsoft MVP for Security Award in 2004, 2005 and 2006, and in 2014 awarded Fellowship of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).

His 20+ year professional career has included consulting roles at IBM, Panasonic, British Airways, Lloyds TSB, ICL (Fujitsu), Dimension Data and Trustwave, and in 2011 he founded 2-sec, a leading UK-based Cyber Security Services firm.

From 2010-2014, he was President of the ISSA-UK Chapter, and served on the International Board of ISSA from 2014-2016.

His advice has been featured in national newspapers such as The Times and The Guardian, top industry publications – Computer Weekly, BBC radio, SC Magazine and on many blogs and support forums, including Experts Exchange, where he was a founding contributor back in 1998.

Tim has spoken at many information security trade shows – ISSA, RSA Conference, Infosec, SC Congress, PCI London, DRMFS, Westminster eForum, PCI SSC Community Meetings, and is regularly sought by the press for comment on global Cyber Security issues.

Roszel C. Thomsen II

Technology Lawyer and Partner at Thomsen & Burke LLP

Roszel C. Thomsen II concentrates on international trade and investment law, with emphasis on representing information technology and life sciences companies and their trade associations in regulatory, legislative and enforcement matters.

Mr. Thomsen is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, a co-author of United States Export Controls, and an editor of the Journal of Internet Law. He is a member of the Steering Committee on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Information Technology Study Group, a member of the Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security’s Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee, and has participated twice as an Industry Representative on the United States Delegation to the Wassenaar Arrangement in Vienna, Austria.

Mr. Thomsen holds an A.B. from Harvard University, a J.D. from American University and an M.A. from American University and holds Bar Admissions for the State of Maryland, the District of Columbia and various Federal Courts.

Araceli Treu Gomes

Araceli Gomes is Subject Matter Expert in Intelligence and Investigations at SecureWorks, where she counsels global organizations on preventing advanced attacks. She is also cohost of The Irari Report. Previously, she held technical and leadership positions including strategic security advisor for a Fortune 100 company, engineering director at a large defense contractor, deputy CSO for a multinational financial services organization and Chief Security and Privacy Officer at a major content delivery network. She designed DDoS, extrusion prevention and network forensics tools for Internet backbone providers. She holds certifications in privacy and computer forensics, and serves on IEEE Cybersecurity SIGs and ISSA boards locally and nationally.



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