What is the focus of SecureTheVillage? How are we different?
SecureTheVillage provides executives, their boards, and trusted advisors the knowledge and relationships they need to meet today’s cyber crime, cyber privacy and information security challenges.
- Organizations like ISSA-LA, ISACA, OWASP, CSA, (ISC)2 etc all have a primary focus on the information security professional. Any outreach to the broader community is incidental to this primary focus.
- The focus of SecureTheVillage is explicitly to serve the broader community; the non-professional with responsibility for information security and privacy.
Who are the people on the Leadership Council?
We are aligned professionals with a strong interest in assisting the Los Angeles business, nonprofit and government communities meet the ongoing challenges of cybercrime, cyber privacy and information security.
- Strong subject matter expertise in an area of cybersecurity
- Very open to sharing knowledge and learning from others
- Welcome opportunities to provide strategic counsel and wisdom to the community and to SecureTheVillage
- Seek to grow and expand the cybersecurity community, both the Leadership Council and community
From which professions do Leadership Council members come?
- Information Security Management
- Risk Management and Insurance
- Technology Management Services
- Banking and Financial Services
- Cyber-Investigations and Litigation Support
- Law Enforcement
- Financial Management
- Management Consultants
What are the benefits of Leadership Council membership?
- Recognition as a leader in the Los Angeles community
- Part of community-effort to manage the cyber security problem
- Prestige of being associated with SecureTheVillage
- Logo on SecureTheVillage website
- Opportunity to have a personalized web page on SecureTheVillage website
- Opportunity to be listed as a “Village Leader” on Sponsors Page
- Opportunity to contribute material to website
- Opportunity to post events on our calendar
- Opportunities for greater media exposure
- Opportunities for collaborative work and cross-referrals
What is expected of Leadership Council members?
- Regularly participate in Leadership Council meetings
- Speak regularly at Roundtables, Leadership Council meetings, and other SecureTheVillage events
- Host and/or lead a Roundtable
- Provide subject matter resources to SecureTheVillage website, post events, etc.
- Support our social media activities on LinkedIn, Twitter and related
- Identify, make introductions to and support our efforts with potential funding sources so we can expand our efforts commensurate with the strong community need
- Introduce us to future Leadership Council members and potential members of the Board of Directors
How often does the Leadership Council meet?
- Leadership Council meetings are held quarterly
- Meetings are approximately 2 hours in length
- Meetings alternate between morning and evening
How does one join the Leadership Council?
- Membership on the Leadership Council is by invitation of the SecureTheVillage Board
- Interested non-members are invited to participate in Leadership Council meetings
- Please contact Jennifer Nerad Sultan, STV Coordinator, for more information