"I have observed after hosting these CIO gatherings for 20 years that you need to be associated with and surrounded by the best in order to reach your highest personal and professional potential. The corporate 'immune system' is very strong. It doesn't like change and will actively discourage new ideas and people who take action. However, CIOs who surround themselves with peers who think in a powerful, transformational, and different way will be able to thrive with disruption and business ambiguity and will win professionally and personally." - Bill
Time: 11AM - 2:30PM
Session 1: CIO Innovation and Offense
Interactive Facilitated Discussions Around CIO
Innovation and Transformation
Interactive Discussions Facilitated By Bill Murphy
Community of CIOs Who Think In a Certain Way | Role of a CIO
Innovation vs. Transformation
Session 2: How to Protect Business Exposure
with Cyber Security Insurance
Presentation with Q&A
Speaker: Scott Martin, Client Representative, RCM&D
Session 3: Defense Innovation: Bridging Security + Compliance Together
Presentation with Q&A
Speaker: James Crifasi, CTO, RedZone Technologies
It is imperative to make sure that our security plans are not moving at the speed of a glacier. To deploy innovation with security takes more than tools, it takes a mindset.
The Microsoft Security Platform - What is it Actually?
Microsoft has been going the extra mile to help its OS users deal with persistent threat activities that can harm their networks, data, and applications. But many CIOs and CISOs aren’t aware of these advanced security tools. When CIOs and CISOs are aware they frequently don’t know of all the tools nor how to make them work in concert with one-another. Here are the Microsoft Security Platform tools that we will be educating about:
James Crifasi has over nineteen years of IT security, architecture, and integration experience and a strong record of accomplishment. He holds several degrees from the University of Maryland: a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Algorithmic Theory, a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and a Masters in Science in Interdisciplinary Management. Serving as Chief Technology Officer and VP for RedZone, James is responsible for all aspects of technology, project development, legal, and engineering for the company. He has over a decade of success in ensuring customers successfully and repeatedly pass any and all security examinations. James is also a member of Infragard.
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Rafael is a strategic leader with over 22 years of experience who thrives in challenging, fast-paced IT organizations focused on the development and deployment of new technologies to drive growth, performance improvement, revenues, and profitability. Expertise in leading global and cross-functional teams that collaborate as a focused unit to achieve aggressive business goals and drive the evolution of concepts into achievable business strategies. Deliver solutions as a change agent, visionary, and forward thinker, capable of critically evaluating and responding to diverse technology issues.
Scott has been with RCM&D in a variety of capacities since June 2010. Over the past seven years he has been an integral part of the firm’s Corporate Resources group with a specialization in management liability and cyber security lines of coverage. Scott supports clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic across a variety of industries, ranging from public entities, health systems, investment banking / management, and higher education institutions.
Scott consults and collaborates closely with his clients, taking the time to gain an in-depth understanding of the risks that they face so that he can provide the optimal solutions. He leverages his considerable insurance expertise to negotiate policy terms and conditions and pricing to secure the best possible coverage for his clients.
Prior to joining RCM&D, Scott was a student at Virginia Tech University where he graduated with a degree is Marketing Management. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Education & Professional Development
Virginia Tech University – Marketing (BS)
Virginia Commonwealth University – Masters in Business Administration (in progress)
Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS)
Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS)
2012 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy Member
2013 Great Richmond Chamber: Politics 101 Member
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Previous Defense + Innovation Topics Discussed
Previous Offense + Innovation Topics Discussed