Engagement Zen: Transforming IT & The Business through Security for Fun + Profit presented at BSidesDetroit 2014

by Paul R. Jorgensen,

Summary : There is no piece of paper, no policy, and no compliance requirement that will force the Business and IT to want to work with Security. Instead of waiting for them to engage us, what do you think might happen if we engage with them? Paul’s talk will provide insights, tools, and techniques in the “soft skills” for introverts & extroverts alike to help make Security mean more to our customers than a mere regulatory requirement or a check box on some (obviously awesome) auditor’s report. Paul R. Jorgensen (@prjorgensen) is a Consulting Enterprise Security Architect with over 18 years of experience in Information Security, Networks, and Service Delivery. Currently part of Hewlett Packard’s Enterprise Security Services group, he previously held the position of Global IT Security & Network Engineering Manager for a multi-national automotive supplier leading an international team of highly skilled & motivated IT Security & Network Engineering professionals. Paul is a leader, communicator, and facilitator of diverse groups in & out of IT to achieve common goals – each highlighting his technical and interpersonal skills. A single father of two, he also holds CISSP, CRISC, and GPEN certifications. Outside of his professional life, Paul enjoys travel & writing & cooking & reading & eating & drinking & …