TechForum Security Forum Speakers

TechForum's Security Forum:Trends in Enterprise Security
Thursday, March 29th, 2018  8AM-5PM, The Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St, NYC

Speakers (more speakers to be announced weekly)

Patrick Egan, Sr. Regional Information Security Officer, DNB Bank USA 

Patrick has over 17 years of experience in Information Security and first attained his CISSP certification in 2003. Altogether, he has 30+ years’ experience in International Banking providing quality solutions in response to ever-changing information security needs. Before joining DNB, Patrick was a Vice President, Information Security Officer with Israel Discount Bank of New York for 12 years. Prior to that, he worked for Nordea Bank, New York Branch (16 years) in Data Security, Market Data Technology, Telecommunications, FX Trading, Money Market Trading, Capital Markets Operations and Loan Administration, & Funds Transfer. Patrick has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from SUNY College at Oneonta and is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP.)


Allen Lum, Information Technology Controls Validation Unit, AIG

Allen Lum is responsible for the Information Technology Controls SOX Compliance for the AIG Asset Management Group. Allen is a hands-on professional with extensive experience in Information Technology Risk and Security.  Over the past two years Allen has worked extensively with clients moving to the Cloud Computing Environment and implementing IT Risk and Security programs. Areas of work include compliance with the FFIEC IT Audit Standards, Cloud Security Alliance Control Standards, PCI, HIPPA and ISO 27001 Compliance. He is currently a contributing member of the Cloud Security Alliance -Mobile Devices group which is currently developing guidelines for BYOD - Mobile Devices - Policies and Standards. Allen holds a Master of Science from Pace University, a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from New York Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Louisiana. Allen is a CPA and holds the CISA and CISM certifications. He is an active member of OWASP New York Chapter and the NY Metro Chapter of the Information Security Audit and Control Association.



Moderator: Priscilla Tate, Executive Director, Technology Managers Forum Priscilla Tate founded Technology Managers Forum (TechForum), a professional association for IT managers, in 1994. TechForum has a membership base of over 850 IT managers in the New York area who work for some of the largest enterprise organizations in the world. Each year Ms. Tate produces multiple enterprise IT focused events for end-user  IT managers. Ms. Tate is a sought-after industry analyst and has been quoted in numerous publications, including the New York Times and Computerworld. In addition to creating content for and moderating panels at TechForum events, Ms. Tate has moderated panels at other industry events, including the Computerworld Premier 100 and RSA Conference in San Francisco. Prior to TechForum, Ms. Tate was a technology manager at Citibank, EF Hutton and Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Ms. Tate graduated from Duke University with a BA in History and an MA in Art History. She also studied at the Freie Universitat in Berlin with a scholarship administered by the Fulbright commission. She was a Columbia Fellow and did graduate work at Columbia University.

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