Cyber Impact Readiness: What to Do as a BC Manager

Speaker: Susan Rogers, DRI International

It is overwhelming to consider a combination of physical event impact and technology failure that could result from a cyber-attack. There are practical activities that are being put in place to respond to this emerging threat. This session will discuss how BC managers can strengthen the contingency plans of their organizations to increase the speed and capability with which their companies respond to a cyber-risk event.

To view this presentation, follow this link: Cyber Impact Readiness: What to Do as a BC Manager

Susan RogersAbout the Speaker: Susan Rogers, Business Continuity Professional, joins Disaster Recovery Institute International as an Instructor with current focus on cyber impact preparedness and technology resiliency.

Susan Rogers founded and currently leads the company CYBERWISE TRAINING to focus on the reduction of cyber threat impact.  She is working with business clients to deploy cyber contingency toolkit and training materials.  On the technology side, Susan is working with engineers and partners, including iWire365, to apply business viewpoint to patent pending technology for anomaly detection, proactive defense self-cleaning and data dispersion networks.

Susan has 29 years management experience in Financial Operations, Operations Risk Management, Business Continuity, Vendor Management, Information Security Governance and Technology Risk functions at companies including Bank of America, GMAC Commercial, Fidelity Bond and Mortgage, and EDS. In addition to her financial and banking operations background, her recent focus has been on mitigating risks for disaster recovery architecture, regulatory control strengthening & sustainability, emergency response & communication and cyber impact contingency planning.

In 2012, Susan was an adjunct instructor at Penn State University, teaching DRI certification class. She has been a speaker on well-respected panels such as DRII conference, Continuity Insights conference, ACP, Microsoft Security 360, AIIM, the University of Sciences in Philadelphia, Temple University e-business institute, and the Pennsylvania Mortgage Bankers Association of America. She is a former Board member of ACP NYC Metro Chapter and founding board member of the DFW first public/private crisis coalition.

Susan holds a Master of Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) accreditation. Her formal education includes a Bachelor of Science at Gwynedd Mercy College, undergraduate work at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and current MBA post-graduate work at Holy Family University. She holds a Certificate of Technology Management from The University of Virginia.


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