Serta Simmons Bedding
CISO, Serta Simmons Bedding
Information Security and Risk Executive with 17 years experience in building and transforming Information Security, Risk, Compliance, Fraud and Abuse Programs. Experience in Telecomm, ISP, Cable TV, eCommerce, Classified Ads and Manufacturing. Information Security Conference Speaker, Facilitator and Panelist. Evanta/Corporate Executive Board – CISO Governing Board Member since 2015.
Leadership style: “Lead by example”. Love of developing staff, mentoring and building business trust relationships.
Certifications: C-CISO (Certified-CISO), CISSP, ISA (Internal Security Assessor – PCI certification), SANS GIAC – Security Leadership Essentials, HISP (Holistic Information Security Practitioner, ITIL Foundation Level, MCSE, A+, Net+.
Specialties: Leadership, building Information Security Programs based on NIST, ISO and CyberSecurity frameworks, Security Budgets, building Teams and IT Transformation, Executive and Board level communications, ITGC’s, working with Internal, External Audit, PCI, SOX, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Contract negotiation and data protection language, Threat and Vulnerability, Security Patch Management, Security Awareness, Incident Response – CERT/CSIRT, Security Metrics, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning.