april, 2014

wed16apr11:30 am1:00 pmToo Much Security, Too Little Risk?11:30 am - 1:00 pm Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37405

Event Details

Too Much Security, Too Little Risk?


  • Security is aimed at preventing loss of disclosure of data while sustaining authorized access.
  • Leadership doesn’t understanding security and resists the need for resources and budgets.
  • Security leaders rely too much on FUD, one size fits all and technology is the solution.


  • Risk Management is aimed at identifying risk and reducing it to a level acceptable by the business.
  • Understand information risk by adopting Risk Management Framework using qualitative and quantitative analysis formulas.
  • Collaborate with business units to determine acceptable risk:
  • Define asset(s) needed to preform daily tasks;
  • Assign a value to the asset;
  • Identify threats and analyze threat and cost impacts;
  • Decide appropriate safeguards and countermeasures (management, operational and technical)
  • Repeat annually and whenever changes are made.

The Speaker is:

Frank Platt specializes in helping organization assess and implement risk mitigation strategies around the globe through his consulting firm, InfoSec Alliance. Frank is a strong member of the Infosec and IT audit community with current/past board memberships with ISACA, ISSA and Infragard chapters. He brings the reality of security management to life through engaging, true stories (names changed to protect the innocent).

As founder of consulting firms including HCC (1984), Cottonwood (1990) and eNtegrity Solutions, now InfoSec Alliance (2004), he has consulted with global fortune companies such as FedEx, HCA NFL, United Technologies as well as many smaller organizations.

As an entrepreneur he as a good understanding of the limited budget and resources facing small medium business owners and feels his best work today is accomplished in the small medium enterprise (although there have been several recent trips to India for a Fortune 50).

He is a CISSP (107408) in good standing with ISC2.


Eventbrite - Too Much Security, Too Little Risk?


(Wednesday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Business Development Center

100 Cherokee Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37405

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