December, 2016 Chapter Meeting

Our December chapter meeting is on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 5:45PM. Please RSVP if you plan on attending!

Top 10+ Security Risks at Financial Institutions – 5 years and 100 IT Compliance Audits / Security Assessments Later, An IT Auditor’s / Assessors Findings

Abstract: Over 30 years of experience in the area of Information Systems and Technologies (IT) has provided knowledge and skills that are both varied and extensive. Efforts have focused on providing IT compliance audit and security assessment services, systems/network design and administration, secure and reliable collaboration solutions, and telecommunications integration.

Recent accomplishments have included the design and administration of comprehensive, multi-level, risk-focused audit and assessment programs for financial, healthcare, and technology based organizations (GLBA, HIPAA, and PCI); administration of IT compliance audits and security assessments; installation, upgrade, and maintenance of highly secure and robust Microsoft Windows based networks enabling file services, email/collaboration services (Exchange Server and SharePoint Server), digital assistant services (ActiveSync and BlackBerry Enterprise Server), and web services (Internet Information Services and SQL Server); installation and maintenance of remote office networks utilizing various VPN technologies (IPsec, SSL, and PPTP); and participated with large multi-national corporations in strategic, and tactical, search engine optimization/marketing efforts against antagonistic web and social media sites.

Speaker BiographiesDamian Walters, Principal – Damian Walters & Associates, LLC, specializes in the following:

  • SOC 2, GLBA, HIPAA, and PCI Compliance Audits
  • Security Assessments
  • Network and System Design and Administration
    Web Site Hosting, Design and Administration
  • Data and Disaster Recovery
  • Cloud Services
  • Virtualization Services
  • Search Engine Optimization and Marketing (SEO/SEM)
  • Telecommunications (iPhone, Android, BlackBerry) Integration


5:45-6:15PM Networking/Membership signup / Dinner
6:15-7:15PM Presentation
7:15-7:45PM Q&A

NEW LOCATION Location Information

Metro Health IT Facility
985 Gezon Parkway (across from Target loading dock)
Wyoming, MI, 49519