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Featured Speaker

Tina LaCroix-Hauri

As Co-Founder and President of Bradford Garrett Group Tina provides CSO and CISO Advisory Services, Corporate Fraud Investigations, Physical Security and Expert Witness litigation consulting services. Previously as the Director of Enterprise Risk Management for Discover Financial Services (DFS), Tina executed the program strategy, policy establishment, measurement, and governance; and risk reporting. This included establishing Business Risk Limits, preparation and delivery of executive and board level reporting, contribution to quarterly and annual SEC filings, and interface with internal and external auditors plus the various regulatory agencies governing the financial services sector.

As the first executive level Information Security executive hired by the both DFS and Aon Corporation, Tina also has a keen understanding of what it takes to manage IT Risk while leading in the role of CISO. As a CISO, Tina guided her teams, working through business leadership to establish global IS governance, risk based reporting, technology standards, application level security reviews, corporate programs, policies and processes.

As Co-Founder of the Chicago CISO of the Year Award Program Tina continues to drive awareness for the CISO community by encouraging the recognition this undeniably important role deserves. A lifetime commitment to contributing to the success of others manifests itself in many ways; several of Tina’s former team members currently fulfill the role of CISO and many others occupy Executive level Risk Management and Senior level IT Security positions.
A global information security and risk management executive credited delivering world class information security services through thoughtful, collaborative design, delivery and discipline.

* Program Assessment-People, Process, Technology
* Strategically aligning of Security, Privacy, Technology, Audit and Business objectives
* Pinpointing system, process and skills alignment to meet program needs
* Selecting and managing global, core tools, teams and processes:
A/V, DLP, Secure Mail, Encryption, F/W’s, Proxy, IDS, Forensics tools, AppSEc, etc.
* Delivering relevant reporting up to and including Board of Director level packages
* Establishing Policy, Governance and Cross-Functional Oversight structures
* Leading enterprise initiatives such as GRC and DLP to achieve organizational change
* Customizing education and awareness programs that make a difference
* Sustaining top incident response teams, processes and results