ISSA Monthly Meetings

Monthly Meeting - January 22, 2018

IT Security Investment

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Presenter: Casey Decker, CIO at FBL Financial Group, Inc.



Overview of budgeting and expense planning for Information Security. Discussions on expense ratios, prioritization and risk management when making decisions on security investments.


Casey Decker was named Chief Information Officer for FBL Financial Group, Inc. in June 2016. Decker joined FBL in 2004 and progressed through various information technology roles, leading to Business Technology Vice President. Since 2014, Decker served as Agency Support Vice President, leading the team that provides strategies and solutions to support agents in growing successful and sustainable businesses.

Prior to joining FBL Financial Group, Decker was the Director of Technology for a not-for-profit organization in Chicago with responsibilities for creating and leading programs that improved information systems capabilities for various social service agencies and public schools. Decker holds a bachelor's degree from Drake University and a master's degree in Management of Information Systems from DePaul University. He serves on the boards of directors of the Food Bank of Iowa, Junior Achievement, the Global Insurance Accelerator and as a member of the Education Cabinet for United Way of Central Iowa.


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5400 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266