Jenny Menna, Cybersecurity Partnership Executive at U.S. Bancorp, will join upcoming Cyber Security World Conference 2014 New York City (http://CyberSecurityWorldConference.com), forum where cybersecurity experts are set to discuss topics such as protecting individuals and companies against cyber-attacks, biometrics as the future of security, risks brought by mobile computing, and protecting corporate and national infrastructure against foreign attacks.
Ms. Menna leads sector-wide efforts to strengthen public and private partnerships and promoting meaningful cybersecurity legislation. She is a nationally recognized cybersecurity leader, with substantial achievements in building large-scale information technology and security programs and plans across government and the private sector. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in leadership roles in cybersecurity, information sharing, systems development and integration, and critical infrastructure protection.
Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Ms. Menna held a variety of leadership positions in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, the component responsible for securing federal civilian, state and local government and critical infrastructure networks, as well as for coordinating cyber incident response. Her responsibilities ranged from strategic risk management and partnership engagement to front-line operational and technical activities, to leading national-level policy initiatives
Ms. Menna was responsible for the successful launch and execution of the Critical Infrastructure Cyber Community Voluntary Program and the Enhanced Cybersecurity Services initiative under the President’s cybersecurity Executive Order. She also created an innovative pilot effort, in partnership with the Defense Cyber Crime Center, to share actionable cyber threat information with the Financial Services Sector. Under her leadership, this pilot matured into the Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Collaboration Program, through which DHS provides bi-directional, automated information sharing with industry in all sectors, and in-depth analyst to analyst technical exchange. She created and delivered a briefing series to C-level executives and Boards of Directors, to help industry better incorporate cybersecurity in the enterprise risk management process. She also served as the Director of the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team. She was selected for the Senior Executive Service in 2009.
Before her government service, Ms. Menna worked in a series of increasingly responsible management roles in systems integration and consulting. She received both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Chicago, and received certification as Project Management Professional. Ms. Menna holds a DHS Top Secret/SCI clearance. She is an accomplished public speaker who has presented on a variety of cybersecurity and risk management topics at major national and international conferences, such as RSA.
About Cyber Security World Conference 2014
Cyber security is no longer a term to ignore for neither individuals nor corporations. The daily activities of all Americans, the country’s economic prominence and global security rely on a safe and resilient cyberspace. Yet the number of cyber-attacks has increased dramatically over the last years, exposing confidential personal and business data, disrupting critical operations, and imposing high costs on the economy overall.
Just recently, J.P. Morgan Chase, America’s largest bank with $2.39 trillion in assets, announced that about 76 million households and 7 million of small-business customers had been affected by a cybersecurity attack in one of the most sweeping disclosed global breaches. The bank said the unknown attackers stole customers’ contact information, which included names, email addresses, phone numbers and addresses, affected an amount equivalent to two-thirds of American households.
A brief walk down memory lane of some the biggest recent cyber-attacks now include Adobe Systems, Automated Data Processing, Citigroup, E*Trade Financial, Fidelity Investments, Home Depot, HSBC, Nasdaq OMX, Neiman Marcus, Target and Wal-mart. It is not unlikely to consider that the information of every American has already been compromised in any of these publicly disclosed attacks.
Renowned information security authorities and innovative service providers will present at Cyber Security World Conference 2014 their latest thinking to hundreds of senior executives focused on protecting enterprises and governmental agencies. Topics that Cyber Security World Conference 2014 will discuss include:
- Cyber Security Megatrends Security Professionals can’t Ignore Today
- Designing and Managing Effective Information Security Programs
- Is Biometrics the Key to Personal and Corporate Security?
- How Hackers Really Operate to Obtain Financial Data
- Key Considerations about Security in the Internet of Things Age
- Strengthening the Security of Industry-wide Technology Infrastructure
- Cyber Security and its Role in the Overall Security of the United States
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