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Wade Baker | The Cyentia Institute

Wade is the Founder of the Cyentia Institute, a cybersecurity research services firm dedicated to turning complex security data into confident strategic decisions. Previously, he was Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Research at Verizon Security Solutions where he had the privilege of creating and leading Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) for eight years. Wade is also a Professor of Integrated Security at Virginia Tech.

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Joel White | The AICPA

Joel is the Senior Director of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance (iARC) at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. He is responsible for working closely with management and various governance committees to understand and respond to organizational risks, strategic initiatives, and compliance requirements. Prior to joining the Association, Joel worked in various internal audit and advisory roles at Duke University & Health System and Grant Thornton, LLP.

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Yvette Connor | Focal Point Data Risk

Yvette is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of Focal Point Data Risk and head of the firm’s Enterprise Risk Consulting practice. Yvette specializes in building effective enterprise risk management programs, using decision-driven models informed by enterprise risk factors and organizational behavior, for Focal Point’s clients. She also oversees the firm’s work behind the Cyber Balance Sheet Report.

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This webinar is sponsored by the AICPA and Focal Point Data Risk.

The AICPA sets U.S. auditing standards for private companies, non-profit organizations, and federal, state and local governments. The AICPA, along with the CIMA, represents 650,000 members and students in public and management accounting worldwide. 

Focal Point is a new type of risk management firm addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings, including cybersecurity, data privacy, analytics, internal audit, and identity and access management.

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