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Commercial Cyber Forum Meeting - CISO Roundtable

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am TeleCommunication Systems - Cyber Intelligence Center 1333 Ashton Road Hanover, Maryland 21076

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
8:30am - 10:00am
Where: TeleCommunication Systems - Cyber Intelligence Center
1333 Ashton Road
Hanover, Maryland  21076
United States
Contact: Gretchen Snow

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CISO Roundtables - The purpose of these programs is to provide high level peer to peer opportunities for tech executives to advance cyber commercial business in the region. CISO Roundtables will feature key regional commercial cyber leaders and will be open to technology and sponsor companies only.

Mark Potter will be the featured CISO this month.  Mark has worked in IT for over 20 years including 10 years focused on information security, governance, risk management and regulatory compliance.

For the past five years, Mark has served as Danya International's CISO and is responsible for IT Operations and Security/GRC for all of Danya's Federal, commercial and internal client systems. Prior to working at Danya, he worked as the Director of IT Security at a publicly traded international satellite radio company and as a senior information security analyst at Washington Gas. 

Before changing his focus to information security, Mark spent 6 years as a data architect building and integrating operational databases for an established public utility as well as a startup in the OSS telecom space; he also designed, built and tuned data warehouses for a fortune 500 company serving the pharmaceutical industry in Canada and the U.K.

Mark started his career in IT working as a software developer and spent 5 years designing systems and writing code for companies in the aerospace, retail, credit bureau, software and pharmaceutical industries.  

Mark is a member of FISSEA, ISSA, ISACA and the Cloud Security Alliance. He has been a member of InfraGard since 2004 and was recently accepted into the Sector Chief program for the IT sector.  He is also an active contributing member of the NIST Cloud Computing Security Working Group and the NIST Cloud Computing Forensic Science Working Group. 

Prior to his work in information security, Mark was an active member of DAMA-NCR and the Knowledge Management Consortium (KMCI). He launched the Montreal chapter of the KMCI and served as an Editorial Board member of Knowledge and Innovation: Journal of the KMCI. He was an advisory board member and served as the Goals and Benefits track chair at ICD's Business-to-Business Corporate Portal Summit and moderator at the Software Engineering Institute's Symposium 2000 and Enterprise Intelligence (1999) conferences. 

Mark is a graduate of the John Abbott College JPC program in Quebec Canada.


8:30 - 9:00am Coffee & Networking

9:00 - 9:30am CISO Presentation

9:30 - 9:50am Discussion

9:50am - 10:00am Regional Cyber News Updates & Closing Announcements

Please note that this is a secure facility so attendees must be United States citizens and present a valid US Driver's license or passport in order to gain access to the meeting.

Commercial Cyber Forum - CISO Roundtable Meetings are limited to CRTC Technology Member companies and paid event sponsors. Registrations will be confirmed following approval.  CRTC Forum meetings are FREE for Members registered in advance. 


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