PM in the AM - Lizard's Thicket Northeast
Tuesday, August 14th 7-8 AM
$15 for PMI-Midlands Members - Remember to login as a member first to receive the discounted price!
Security & Privacy Considerations in Project Management.
Featuring Keith Sarto and Alex White who will lead a team building activity, lecture and discussion
The purpose of Keith’s presentation is to provide an overview of the information security trends and solutions that PMs should be aware of when thinking about their projects, careers and organizations. The lessons learned from InfoSec projects should be helpful overview to PM practitioner who realize that today’s projects must align information security with corporate strategy and direction. As a PM, you have likely, or will soon, be presented an opportunity to work with InfoSec technologies, services or compliance requirements that you may not have even heard of before.
The presentation will begin with these topics related to security considerations in project management:
- CyberSec vs InfoSec
- InfoSec Foundational Technologies and Services
- InfoSec Advanced Technologies and Services
- Information Technology Compliance
- Information Technology Compliance Tools
Keith will conclude the presentation with a brief description of ISACA and the benefits of membership and chapter partnerships.
Keith Sarto is an Enterprise Project Manager for state government Division of Information Security. As an EPM for the past 3 ½ years, Keith has had the opportunity to manage projects that offer Information Security technology, services, training and symposiums to more than 70 state agencies.
Prior to the EPM position, Keith was Chief of Support Services for state legislative services. Keith had a successful 27-year career with the NCR Corporation, beginning as a sales training course developer and transitioned via a diverse set of positions to his final NCR position as a senior project manager.
A PMI PMP since 1998, and a SC Midlands Chapter Member, Keith has previously presented at SC Midlands and Dayton Ohio PMI Chapter Meetings. A highlight for Keith was presenting for the Bogota’ Colombia PMI Chapter at the “IV Congreso Internacional de Gerencia de Proyectos” (Fourth International Congress of Project Managers) in beautiful Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, South America.
Keith was recently appointed Professional Services Advocacy Director for the SC Midlands ISACA Chapter. ISACA, like PMI, is a global non-profit professional association for individuals and enterprises. In that role, Keith seeks opportunities to collaborate with other non-profits for mutual benefit.
As Deputy Chief Privacy Officer for the State of South Carolina, Alex Whit serves as a state subject-matter expert on privacy. His office supports privacy compliance and best practices for over 70 state agencies and entities operating in finance, healthcare, law enforcement, education, and other sectors.
He is an attorney licensed to practice law in Illinois, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as an internationally-experienced speaker on privacy topics. He serves as a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals' (IAPP) Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board, and is the founder and organizer of the IAPP State, Local, and Municipal (SLAM) Government Privacy Pros Affinity Group.
He has served as a U.S. Homeland Security privacy advisor since January 10, 2017, when he was appointed by former Secretary Jeh Johnson to the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC).
Prior to joining the State of South Carolina, he worked in the insurance industry in emerging issues, enterprise risk management, regulatory compliance, government affairs, and product development, including drafting and review of cyber liability forms. He holds a variety of privacy, legal, cybersecurity, and risk management qualifications regarding American, Canadian, and European laws and regulations. Alex is a two-time graduate of the University of Georgia, where I earned a bachelor's degree in history and a Juris Doctor (cum laude).