The Colorado = Security Podcast LIVE at RMISC
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Come hear Colorado's #1 security podcast live on the RMISC keynote stage! Join podcast hosts Robb Reck (CISO of Ping Identity) and Alex Wood (CISO of Pulte Financial Services) as they update us on the news from the Colorado tech and security scene, and interview our own Debbi Blyth, CISO for the State of Colorado.
Debbi has led the Office of Information Security for the State of Colorado since 2014, when she moved over from TeleTech. Debbi will share her passion for the security of our state, her experience handling a massive cyber attack against CDOT, and her advice for those looking to enter the security field.
Colorado = Security has one mission - to make Colorado the mecca for information security.
Find more information at colorado-security.com
In August 2014, Deborah Blyth became the state’s new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), bringing a diverse 25-year technology background including 14 years of information security experience. As the CISO, she serves as the point of contact for all information security initiatives in Colorado, informing the Secretary of Technology & Chief Information Officer and executive agency leadership on security risks and impacts of policy and management decisions on IT-related initiatives. Deborah is responsible for determining the strategic and tactical security direction for the State to meet established objectives.
Before joining the state of Colorado, Deborah led the Information Technology Security and Compliance programs at TeleTech (5 years) and Travelport (3 years). Deborah is a Colorado native, and graduated Summa cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Regis University.
Alex Wood has over 18 years of experience in Information Security. He is currently the VP of Information Security/CISO at Pulte Financial Services. He is serving a two-year term as a Director on the International Board of ISSA. Previously he managed security programs and services at several major companies in different verticals.
Robb Reck is the current President of the ISSA Denver Chapter and CISO for Ping Identity.