June 21st at 11:30am
Norris Conference Center 2525 West Anderson Lane #365 Austin, TX 78757
Topic: Doin’ the Regulatory Rumba
Regulations are like dust bunnies – there’s always another one lurking around the corner. Some make security better. Some make as much sense as Givenchy on a giraffe. To get to “better,” security practitioners must man up, speak up, and engage with the powers-that-rule make. How else do we get from “are you kidding?” to “why, yes, that’s a good way to foster better security – and world peace.”
Mary Ann Davidson is the chief security officer at Oracle, responsible for Oracle software security assurance. She represents Oracle on the board of directors of the Information Technology Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC), and serves on the international board of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). She has been named one of Information Security’s top five “Women of Vision,” is a Federal 100 Award recipient from Federal Computer Week, and was recently named to the ISSA Hall of Fame.
Davidson has served on the Defense Science Board and was a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency. She has testified on cybersecurity to the US House of Representatives (Energy and Commerce Committee, Armed Services Committee, and Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology), and the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Technology.
Davidson has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She received the Navy Achievement Medal when she served as a commissioned officer in the US Navy Civil Engineer Corps.
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|11:30 – Networking
11:45 – Start of Meeting
11:50 – Sponsor
12:00 – Presentation
12:50 – Q&A