Cybersecurity Executive Liam Downward on DIY Cyber Guy

Episode Title: #44 – How to Make a Cybersecurity Game Plan in 15 Minutes

Liam Downward,  Cybersecurity Executive and CEO / Founder at Cyrisma

Liam is a recognized expert in the security industry, with experience that includes the design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of Security Programs in most regulated disciplines, including: healthcare, financial services, retail, and manufacturing environments. In addition, he has led and/or contributed to the development and implementation of security policies and procedures for a variety of global organizations. Liam also has extensive understanding of necessary compliance regulations, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), State Security Breach Notification Requirements, and Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 17a-4 (SEC 17a-4). In 2001 while living and working in the state of Hawaii, in 2001 the Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii awarded Liam the honor of being one of the top 100 high-tech leaders in the state.

Specialties: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Certified Information Security Manager
Systems Security Certified Practitioner
ECouncil Certified Ethical Hacker
CompTIA Security +

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David W. Schropfer

David W. Schropfer is the CEO of SAFE (Smartphone Authentication For Everyone), a cybersecurity company in New York (  Every day, he and his team of professionals keep the people who use The SAFE Button protected from some of the most common traps, hacks and attacks that target computer systems of all sizes. David is the author of the bestselling cybersecurity book, Digital Habits: 5 Simple Tips to Help Keep You and Your Information Safe Online. His previous books, including The Smartphone Wallet and industry whitepapers, predicted some of the biggest trends in the payments, mobile, and security industries.  Since graduating Boston College, David earned an Executive MBA from the University of Miami.

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