Puget Sound Chapter, AITP
May 23, 2013, 6 PM
On the campus of ITT Technical – Seattle
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This presentation introduces the essential goals of information security and presents success factors essential for a successful information security program. The audience will also be introduced to the HISPI (Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute) framework and how this framework benefits organizations and individuals who chose to become trained and certified.
Ralph Johnson CISSP, HISP, CISM, CIPP/US
Ralph Johnson is the Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer for King County, Washington and President of the Holistic Information Security Practitioners Institute (HISPI) Governance Board. Mr. Johnson’s has been with King County for 23 years serving in multiple IT and management roles.
For the past 8 years Mr. Johnson has held the position of Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer in which he oversees information security and privacy issues for the entire county infrastructure. In this capacity he established the information assurance program from policy development to controls selection, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
He has held the position of HISPI Governance Board President since April of 2012 and served as Governance Board Secretary for three years prior to assuming his current role.
Mr. Johnson also serves on the Product Review Board for the Trusted Purchasing Alliance of the Multi State – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and is a member of the MS-ISAC’s Education and Awareness Committee and the National Association of Counties (Naco) Cyber-Security Task Force.
Mr. Johnson has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Oregon University and an Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science form San Francisco College of Mortuary Science.
He holds multiple certifications in information security, information privacy, network administration and project management
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David M. Chapin
President, Puget Sound Chapter, AITP
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