120 Minutes on Cyber Risk - A National Conversation - Charlotte, NC

June 12, 2019

Attend a special RiskLens lunch event - learn about The Business of Cyber Risk: Quantifying and Managing Risk in Financial Terms.

Join Dr. Jack Freund, Director, Risk Science at RiskLens, along with cybersecurity thought leaders as they present on how quantified cyber risk management programs are completely reshaping enterprise and government security operations. Whether your concerns are risk mitigation, systems modernization or risk disclosure, you’ll learn how cyber risk quantification can bring the benefits of financial analysis to your risk program.

The Business of Cyber Risk: Quantifying and Managing Risk in Financial Terms

At this networking lunch, our speakers will share insight on how to:

  • Meet executive demands for a financial view into potential losses from cyber events
  • Shape strategic investments in cybersecurity around the issues that matter most to the organization
  • Drive better tactical resource prioritization by responding to issues that represent the biggest threat (in financial terms) to the organization
  • Address growing regulatory demands for a financial view into cyber risk

Topic: The Business of Cyber Risk: Quantifying and Managing Risk in Financial Terms

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Location: The Dock at Stoke, 100 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202


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PhotoDr. Jack Freund, Director, Risk Science, RiskLens

Dr. Jack Freund is a leading voice in Information Risk measurement and management. Jack is an expert at building relationships across the business to collaborate, persuade, and sell information risk and security programs. He has attracted and developed staff to build state of the art risk analysis and decision making programs. Jack has spearheaded strategic shifts in IT Risk by leading his staff in executing multi-million dollar efforts in cooperation with other risk and control groups.

Jack has been awarded a Doctorate in Information Systems, Masters in Telecom and Project Management, and a BS in CIS. He holds the CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CIPP, and PMP designations. Jack’s academic credentials include being named a Senior Member of the ISSA, IEEE, and ACM, a Visiting Professor, Academic Advisory Board member, and IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy.

Jack’s book on quantifying risk (Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach) was inducted into the Cybersecurity Canon in 2016 and he is ISACA’s 2018 John W. Lainhart IV Common Body of Knowledge Award recipient. Jack’s writings have appeared in the ISSA Journal and Bell Labs Technical Journal and he currently writes a column for the @ISACA newsletter.



Jack Whitsitt, FAIR Analyst, Bank of America

Jack Whitsitt has been an active participant in the information security community for 15 years. In that time he has advanced the state of the art in open source information security tools, developed advanced information security data visualization techniques, responded to critical infrastructure incidents of national consequence as a part of the ICS-CERT team at DHS/NCCIC, been responsible for coordinating and improving the public/private partnership relationship between the U.S government and industry as part of the Transportation SSA, taught and otherwise helped educate the energy sector in better security practices through non-profit efforts at EnergySec, participated in evolving international cybersecurity policy discussions held on behalf of NATO and the Atlantic Council, provided risk management framework insights to financial regulators, provided substantial input into the NIST Cyber Security Framework, and is now at Bank of America as a FAIR risk analyst, facilitator, and advocate of business and data-driven risk management.



Matt Martin, Vice President, Information Security and Technology, LPL Financial

Matt heads the Technology Risk organization at LPL Financial. He has a passion for helping businesses make better decisions through risk management discipline. Matt has a long track record of building strong relationships within the enterprise, to enable his teams to embed themselves and become integrated within business units. Matt’s personal mission is to find ways to maximize business profitability while minimizing risk. Matt has extensive experience building various security programs, including: technology risk, vulnerability management, application security, security awareness, security metrics, and data loss prevention. Matt’s background in strategic planning; having studied international trade and business, allows him to see information security from a different viewpoint.