For more than 30 years, David has been managing information for small and medium businesses including custom software development, systems management, and information security. As a former Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), David brings a holistic, highly integrated, and deeply disciplined view of technology management to his work. He provides his clients with information security management support while helping them achieve optimal usage of their technologies.
David’s experience extends to information technology, information security, and physical security. He honed his craft at a nonprofit, in the corporate realm, at a university, and as a consultant. In addition to his CISSP certification, he is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt from ASQ and has also achieved ITIL Foundations, CNE, MCSE, CCNA, CCDA and Network+ certifications. David excels at bringing these disparate disciplines together into a coherent and efficient practice for his clients.
An award-winning CIO and lead of the firm’s Information Security group, David has written many articles on information security management, as well as co-authored a book about how to better communicate effectively. He has taught multiple college extension classes and presented at numerous conferences on technology, information security and physical security, as well.
Outside of work, he runs the Los Angeles CISO forum which works together to improve the craft of information security.
Services Provided: Cyber Crime Risks and Threats, Cyber Education & Workforce Development, Cybersecurity & Privacy Laws and Regulations, Cybersecurity Governance, Cybersecurity Leadership & Culture, Cybersecurity National Policy, Financial Cybersecurity, Frameworks & Best Practices, Information Security Management / MSSP, National Cybersecurity, Payment Card Industry (PCI-DSS), Ransomware, Secure The Human, Security Management of IT Network
Industries Served: Accounting and Audit, Aerospace / Defense, Agriculture, Banking and Financial Services, Biotech, Brokerages / Wealth Management, Construction / Architecture / Engineering, Consulting (Management / Strategy / Leadership / Finance /HR / etc), Consumer Retail, Digital Infrastructure (Telecommunications / Cloud Services / etc), eCommerce, Education, Food & Beverage, Government, Health Care (Medical / Wellness / etc), Hospitality, Information Security and Privacy Management / MSSP, Insurance (Personal / Commercial / Employee Benefits /etc), Labor Organizations, Law, Managed Service Providers (MSP) / IT, Manufacturing & Distribution, Media and Entertainment, Natural Resources / Energy / etc, Nonprofit Organizations, Political Organizations, Real Estate, Research & Development, Residents (Individuals and Families), Semiconductor Industry, Transportation, Utilities
Size of Clients: Mid to Large Organizations, Small to Medium Organizations
Geographic Service Range: National
People seeking products /services: Attorneys, Cyber Policy, Cyber Risk Managers / Insurance Brokers, Cybersecurity Educators, Executives, Financial Service Professionals, Other Business Professionals, Small Business
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