February 10th ISACA LA Dinner Meeting

At this February 10th ISACA LA Dinner Meeting, Richard Long, Senior Advisory Consultant, MHA Consulting, will be presenting on the topic of “Business & IT Alignment in Disaster Recovery.” At the Pre-Meeting, Rich Chew and Josh Chin will lead a discussion on Vendor Business Recovery (a.k.a. Vendor DR/BCP). More »

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ISACA LA Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

 

5 pm – 5:30 pm: Registration and Networking

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner and Networking

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Program (2 CPEs)

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Pre-Meeting (1 CPEs)

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Dinner Meeting Topic:

Business & IT Alignment in Disaster Recovery

 

Business and IT must work together in the planning and design of Business Continuity (both business and technology components). Aligning priorities and expectations can be a challenge. During this presentation, Richard Long will discuss the challenges and opportunities to improve the synergy between IT and its customers in relation to the planning and execution of Business Continuity. As time allows, a brief discussion on the trends in Disaster Recovery programs can be included.

Richard Long Speaker: Richard Long, Senior Advisory Consultant, MHA ConsultingRichard is responsible for leading IT optimization and technology related engagements for MHA. Rich brings over 15 years of information technology experience to MHA client companies and organizations. Rich was an IT Director at PetSmart, the largest pet services company in the world, where he led many areas of the organization, including application development, across multiple business areas, such as Computer Operations, Help Desk, Change Management, Production Support and SAP.

3:30-5:00 Pre-Meeting — Security & Compliance Interest Group Discussion

Josh Chin & Rich Chew will facilitate the discussion on Vendor Business Recovery (a.k.a. Vendor DR/BCP). Will vendors really be there when needed? As usual, there will be plenty of peer take aways!

No recording devices will be permitted in order to promote free discussion. Violators will be asked to leave. There will be no handouts; please bring paper for notes and experiences. Please register to facilitate room size and refreshments.

Josh Chin is President of the High Tech Crimes Investigators Association, So Cal Chapter (founding chapter), and Director of Net Force, a security and digital forensics firm.

Rich Chew is a consultant with vendor management experience spanning PCI and eBanking web host to 1800 financial institutions and supply chain firms for the Emerald Management Group. He has contributed to several ISACA white papers and guides including the AICPA & ISACA SOC 2 USERS GUIDE. He is a former CIO and bank regulator.

 


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