August 23, 2021 11:30 am


David Finley


David Finley

Session overview:

Managing Cyber Risk as a Business Issue. Ransomware and Cyber Attacks—insider, outsider and even nation-sponsored—threaten your organization’s very ability to operate. You could lose millions of dollars in a single Cyber Attack. How will you guard against the threat? What should you do?


David Finley is a Global Director of Information Assurance and Cyber Security for the Data Protection Division of DELL|EMC. With a Global view of Information Security and a specialty in Recovery after a Destructive Cyber-attack he offers a world view of the current Cyber Security/Recovery Landscape. David has over Thirty years of IT experience having worked in the fields of Software Development, Access Controls/Penetration Testing/ Ethical Hacking and IT Management.

Currently David works with other EMC organizations like RSA Security, Dell SecureWorks, EMC Consulting and Dell\EMC’s internal IT organization. David is a regional leader of the FBI’s InfraGard organization and works with other Security Agencies in the United States. David has consulted for some of the world’s largest corporations and governments. He speaks often at specialized CyberSecurity events around the globe.

With specialty designations in Business Continuance and Disaster Recovery, David has done pioneering work in the field of Cyber Recovery with multiple papers written to illustrate this emerging paradigm shift in protecting corporate assets as a function within DR/BC and Cyber Risk.

Presented by Dell Technologies Corp.

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Dell Technologies’ integrated solutions help customers modernize their IT infrastructure, manage and operate in a multi-cloud world, address workforce transformation, and provide critical solutions that keep people and organizations connected, which has proven even more important in this current time of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. We are helping customers accelerate their digital transformations to improve and strengthen business and workforce productivity. With our extensive portfolio and our commitment to innovation, we offer secure, integrated solutions that extend from the edge to the core to the cloud, and we are at the forefront of the software-defined and cloud native infrastructure era. As further evidence of our commitment to innovation, in Fiscal 2021 we announced our plan to evolve and expand our IT as-a-Service and cloud offerings through Apex. Apex will provide our customers with greater flexibility to scale IT to meet their evolving business needs and budgets.

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Lunch: GrubHub gift cards will not be issued if you registered after 7:00 p.m. Sunday night before the meeting. All registrants will receive a $25 GrubHub gift card to enjoy lunch during the chapter meeting. You will receive an email with the GrubHub information from Dell prior to the meeting.

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