Security Convergence - A Building Block of Enterprise Security Risk Management

When: March 15th, 2007 (12:00 noon)
Where: Terminal City Club (837 West Hastings St.)
RSVP: (space is limited)

This session which is a joint session with the ISACA Vancouver Chapter, will be hands on presentation of strategies currently being used by one organization to gain dramatic results in risk reduction and security process integration. Hear from someone who has converged the security groups of a city operation and understand what opportunities are available to save money, reduce risk, and increase security effectiveness. Attendees will hear real world solutions to utilize in their organizations that can improve security effectiveness of security policy, investigations and operations, constrained budgets, and more.

By cross training and integrating traditional security personnel with IT and IT Security staff and systems, significant security benefits can be achieved from cost savings, security awareness and efficient use of corporate network infrastructure.

Dave Tyson, is CSO for the City of Vancouver. He has been working in the IT and Physical Security Industry for 22 Years. His focus has been on Security Convergence and Managing Enterprise Security Risk. He has expertise in security audits, risk analysis, security architectures, policy and administration.
Mr. Tyson has Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) specializing in Digital Technology Management, is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and is Board Certified in Security Management, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Dave is also a member of the Professional Certification Board of ASIS International.
In 2005 Dave was awarded the “Security Pioneer” Award by the Canadian Chapters of ASIS International. In 2006, Dave was awarded the “Award for Excellence in Security Convergence” by the Alliance for Enterprise Security Risk Management (AESRM), and named one of the “Top 10 Movers and Shakers” in the Security Industry by Security Technology and Design magazine

On-site registration and networking begins at noon, and lunch will be served at approximately 12:15. The presentation will run from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, to be followed by an open discussion forum. Members and non-members of the ISSA are welcome but space is limited. Cost for the event is $35.00 for non-members, $25.00 for ISSA members and $20.00 for students payable in advance at our web site using Paypal®, or at the door in cash or by cheque payable to “ISSA Vancouver”. RSVP to to guarantee your seat. Please note that we require 72 hours notice of any cancellations, or you will be invoiced for the event since we are required to finalize the food orders.

Please note that the TCC has a business-casual dress code, and contact us in advance if you have special dietary requirements or would like wheel chair accessible parking so that we can make the necessary arrangements on your behalf.

James Crooks: (604) 806-7027.