Protecting Yourself and Your Customers from a Cyber Attack With CohnReznick

When: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:30pm

Where: Webinar

Cost: No Cost for Members

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Manufacturing companies have pivoted various aspects of their business to remain competitive, and in connection with this shift have exposed themselves and their customer base to significant risk. Join your peers on this roundtable moderated by one of CohnReznick's cybersecurity leaders as we discuss strategies for protecting your business' data assets, intellectual property and brand reputation from cybersecurity threats.

About the Speaker:

Thomas McDermott, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT

Director, CohnReznick Advisory Group

Thomas McDermott, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, is a director in CohnReznick Advisory Group who specializes in information technology (IT), governance, risk, and compliance.  He brings over 15 years of experience in IT, SOX compliance, security, financial, internal control audits, and advisory services.  He provides specialized risk and advisory provisions to our clients in a variety of areas, including IT governance, IT security, data confidentiality and privacy, and compliance, as well as IT general and application controls.  

 

His experience covers a broad range of industries, including financial services, retail, manufacturing, biotechnology, entertainment, and technology.  Tom is also member of the Firm’s Retail and Consumer Products Industry Practice and provides Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and IT internal audit and advisory services to a number of the Firm’s retail clients. 

 

Tom’s internal audit and SOX experience spans the entire life cycle of the control assessment process and leverages the use of the COSO and COBIT frameworks.  His involvement includes the planning and management of engagements, the performance and use of risk assessments to develop the engagement approach, the design and implementation of policies and procedures, the development of process flows/narratives and risk-control matrices, and the identification and remediation of internal control weaknesses.

As a certified information systems auditor (CISA), he is adept in the areas of system development, change control management, information security, computer operations, and disaster recovery.  His experience in network, server, and application security; IT general controls; and application controls provides a wealth of knowledge in a multitude of applications, as well as numerous IT platforms and environments, such as mainframe and mid-range, Windows operating systems, Oracle, JDE and Dynamics systems, SQL, and DB2, among others.

Tom has also presented seminars on IT governance, business continuity planning, the use of security tools to analyze organizations’ network and system vulnerabilities, IT auditing, and the use of ACL and other Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques. 

Tom’s designations include certified information systems auditor (CISA), CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control), and CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT).

Education

·         Rutgers University: Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Professional Affiliations

·         ISACA (formerly the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) - New Jersey Chapter, Director

·         Institute of Internal Auditors

 

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