November, 2017 Chapter Meeting

Our November chapter meeting is on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 5:45PM. Please RSVP if you plan on attending!

You Want To Put What In The Cloud? Security Issues To Consider

Abstract: Our November speaker will be Dr. Faith Heikkila, presenting You Want to Put What in the Cloud? Security Issues to Consider, a practitioner’s view of how to evaluate cloud security risks when your company wants to place data in the cloud. She will provide insight into the process of evaluating the cloud provider’s security posture, including the use of Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs).


  • Insight into the process of working through the risks associated with placing Personally
  • Identifiable Information (PII) or Personal Data (PD) in the cloud.
  • Familiarity with cloud security challenges.
  • Role of vendor reviews in managing cyber risk.

Speaker Biography: Faith Heikkila, Ph.D., CISM, FIP, CIPM, CIPP-US, ABCP is an Information Security Architect – Governance at a global pharmaceutical company. She has CISO and Privacy Officer practitioner experience in overall information security governance and compliance, and previously oversaw the protection of personal and financial information for clients. Dr. Heikkila is the past Chairman and past President of InfraGard Michigan Members Alliance, Inc. Dr. Heikkila served on the InfraGard National Members Alliance, Inc. (INMA) Board for three years as the INMA Secretary. Dr. Heikkila earned her Ph.D. in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University specializing in Information Assurance. Dr. Heikkila has published numerous information security articles and is widely recognized as a subject matter expert in e-discovery, data privacy, information security policies/procedures, computer security breaches, financial regulatory compliance laws, ISO 27001/27002 framework, cybersecurity, and state data breach notification laws.


5:45-6:00PM Networking, dinner
6:00-7:15PM Presentation
7:15-7:45PM Q&A

Location Information

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