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Cyber Security: How to Stay Abreast of the Latest Threats in Cyber Warfare by The Baltimore CFOLC
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Cyber Security: How to Stay Abreast of the Latest Threats in Cyber Warfare by The Baltimore CFOLC

Cyber Security: How to Stay Abreast of the Latest Threats in Cyber Warfare hosted by: The Baltimore CFO Leadership Council Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

When: Tuesday October 29, 2019
7:30-9:30 AM
Where: The offices of Womble Bond Dickinson
100 Light Street
26th floor
Baltimore, Maryland  21202
United States
Contact: Debbie Lindner
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Program description


Cyber threats are more sophisticated and frequent, do you know what your organization should be doing to mitigate and manage risk?


Internet-based attacks on US corporations accomplish varied objectives, such as disrupting computer information networks; gaining unauthorized access to systems; realizing economic incentives by accessing sensitive financial information and payment systems; and stealing critical intellectual property.


These attacks are launched by individuals, organizations, and states. Cyber terrorism has an adverse effect on corporate profits, public confidence, stock markets, economic/service sectors, and other national critical infrastructures.


So how can CFOs contend with these threats? Join us for ‘Cyber Security: How to stay abreast of the latest threats in cyber warfare’ on Tuesday, October 29th.


Learning Objectives

  • The preparation, policies and procedures you can put into place today to improve your security posture
  • How to build incident response plans
  • Technologies to consider that reflect your company type, size and industry
  • Future exposure threats to consider





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To register for this program, simply click on the green tickets button. All CFO Leadership Council members can attend this event for free.


Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program for $50.


Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.

More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Debbie Lindner, Marketing Director, Baltimore Chapter at

Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please email Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.

CPE Information


 Instructional method: Group-Live
 Recommended CPE Credits: 1.8 CPE credits in
Information Technology
 Experience Level: Basic

 Prerequisites/advance preparation: None


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About Our Speakers


Anthony DiGiulian, Principal, SC&H Group

Anthony DiGiulian, CISA, is a Principal specializing in System & Organization Control (SOC) audits, IT risk assessments, cybersecurity consulting services, and internal control reviews.  He brings confidence, trust, and credibility to clients’ risk management frameworks by testing key IT processes and controls, and assisting with the development and delivery of customized IT audit methodologies and project plans.


Anthony also manages third-party assurance reviews, including SSAE 18, ISAE 3402, and SOC 2 Trust Principle audits over Security, Availability, Confidentiality, Processing Integrity, and Privacy.  Additionally, he has experience overseeing internal control assessments that follow the COSO Framework.

During the past eight years with the firm, Anthony has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, software as a service, telecommunications, real estate, insurance, technology and professional services.


Anthony is passionate about being an uplifting, positive presence for clients, and within the community. He shares his love of cooking and gardening with others as a volunteer with Red Wiggler Farm in Montgomery County, Maryland. Red Wiggler Farm is an organic sustainable farm that focuses on providing meaningful employment and healthy food for adults with developmental disabilities.


Anthony earned a B.S. in Accounting from Elon University in North Carolina, with a minor in Computer Information Systems. He is also a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).


Brian Dykstra, CEO, Atlantic Data Forensics, Inc.

Brian Dykstra is the CEO of Atlantic Data Forensics, Inc., a company specializing in Computer Forensics and Electronic Data Discovery for law firms and Data Breach Incident Response for Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Dykstra has over 21 years’ experience in investigations, computer forensics, incident response, network and wireless infrastructure testing and information security.

Prior to starting Atlantic Data Forensics, Mr. Dykstra was the CIO & Director of Professional Education for the computer security company Mandiant. Brian previously taught cybercrime at the FBI Academy at Quantico, VA and served in the US Army for 10 years as Counterintelligence Special Agent and a Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Special Agent.

Mr. Dykstra holds Master of Science in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. He has also earned and maintains several certifications to include the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Information Systems Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP), and Certified Information Forensics Investigator (CIFI).


Phillip J. Ferraro, Global Chief Information Security Officer, NetApp

Phillip Ferraro is the Global Chief Information Security Officer at NetApp, responsible for leading NetApp’s worldwide information protection and enterprise cyber security program. His team works closely with their global IT peers and business partners, to provide end-to-end planning, execution and delivery of a secure global computing architecture and infrastructure, with focus on cyber security, protection and data egress prevention.

Phil has a wealth of experience in developing and implementing comprehensive cyber security and risk management programs. Prior to NetApp, Phil was an accomplished and respected Global Chief Information Security Officer for multiple Fortune 500 organizations, where he developed and implemented strategic, comprehensive global enterprise cyber security and risk management programs.

Phil also served as an advisor to C-Suite executives and board level directors providing cyber security risk management strategies and programs designed to protect and defend against the world’s most sophisticated attackers.

In addition to his professional work, Phil is an accomplished author and sought after international keynote speaker on Cyber Security. He has presented on Capitol Hill on advanced threats to both Senate and Congressional Committees. He served in the US Federal government including positions as the CISO for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and similar roles with the Department of Defense in Europe, and the United States Southern Command in Miami, Florida.

Phil was recognized in October 2014 with the Evanta Top Ten CISO Breakaway Leader Award. He holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology from City University of Seattle. He hold numerous Information Technology industry certifications including CISSP, CISM, CEH, CCNA, CCSE and MCSE.


Rodrigo Loureiro,  CISO & VP IT Operations, Laureate International Universities 


Rodrigo Loureiro is the CISO and VP IT Operations of Laurete International Universities.  He is a senior member of the Global IT Leadership team and works closely with business, and functional leaders around the world. He is accountable for establishing a global technology strategy and executing an enterprise wide global services program. Additionally, he is responsible for technology oversight, information security, infrastructure/networking, application support, architecture and telecommunications across global organization, and will be focused on continuously delivery of innovative solutions that will propel Information technology (IT) into the future, supporting the Laureate vision to be a technology enabled global leader in higher education.

He has oversight over regional CIO’s to align their security, architecture and infrastructure plans to meet global strategy, standards and practices. Additionally, he is leading the IT Transformation program to prepare the IT global services organization to attain global reach and deliver 24/7 world class technology services to all our global operations.

Rodrigo is responsible for operations on our major corporate and global data centers, delivering 24/7 world class infrastructure services, with responsibility for IT operational budget and capital spend, and oversight on $200+ million technology budgets across all Laureate regional IT departments.

Plays a critical role as senior IT leadership team, shapes global IT strategy, oversees implementation and organizational adherence to state of the art and industry leading best practices for IT infrastructure and operations, information security and architecture are applied consistently and on a global basis. The CISO & VP IT Operations will make investment and priority trade-off decisions to create efficient security, architecture, and infrastructure solutions that reduce operating costs while maintaining a secure, stable, scalable, and reliable IT global operations environment.


Tina C. Williams-Koroma,Owner/ President, TCecure, LLC 


Tina C. Williams-Koroma, Esq., CISSP, PMP, is founder and President of TCecure LLC, a cybersecurity risk management services company headquartered in Maryland. She is a Maryland licensed attorney, and possesses a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), a M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a J.D. from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.  Ms. Williams-Koroma has multiple Board affiliations: Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) (member and officer), UMBC Research Park (member), Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development (member), and is an Adjunct Instructor for UMBC’s Graduate Cybersecurity program. Ms. Williams-Koroma serves as the Cybersecurity Academic Innovation Officer for the National Cybersecurity FFRDC (sponsored by NIST).

Prior to establishing TCecure, Ms. Williams-Koroma started her career at Lockheed Martin as a software developer in the Information Systems Leadership Development Program (ISLDP). Her last position at Lockheed was a Corporate Internal Auditor in the Business Leadership Development Program (BLDP).

Ms. Williams-Koroma transitioned from Lockheed to Unisys where she graduated from the Leadership Excellence Acceleration Program (LEAP), and served in several technical, management, and leadership capacities, to include her last position as an Engagement Manager in the Justice, Courts, and Corrections practice. Throughout her time at Unisys, Ms. Williams-Koroma provided security architecture, engineering, testing, risk management, and several other related services to Federal clients in the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the State of New York.

After several years with Unisys, Ms. Williams-Koroma transitioned to Dependable Global Solutions, Inc. (DGS), and as Vice President of its Civilian Division, led the Division to experience exponential growth in its number of clients, staff, and revenue. Ms. Williams-Koroma continued to provide direct client support in the form of security consulting, but largely focused on business development, capture management, and division growth.

Ms. Williams-Koroma also provided legal research support to the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and the Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (MD CHHS) during her part-time law school tenure, while working full-time for Unisys and DGS.

Ms. Williams-Koroma is excited about the mission and vision of TCecure, and looks forward to continuing its growth, and also to equipping the next generation of professionals by supporting STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education initiatives

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