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Seventy-one percent (71%) of SME executives want more training on privacy, security and identity theft issues.


Identity Fraud, Inc. Advisory Board

The Identity Fraud, Inc. advisory board is comprised of experienced and select individuals in the areas of privacy, fraud resolution, insurance, technology, intellectual property and risk management.


Dr. Larry Ponemon
Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute, LLC

Dr. Larry Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research think tank dedicated to advancing privacy and data protection practices. Dr. Ponemon is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework. Ponemon Institute conducts independent research, educates leaders from the private and public sectors and verifies the privacy and data protection practices of organizations in a various industries. In addition to Institute activities, Dr. Ponemon is an adjunct professor or ethics and privacy at Carnegie Mellon University's CIO Institute. He is a Fellow of the Center for Government Innovation of the Unisys Corporation.

Dr. Ponemon consults with leading multinational organizations on global privacy management programs. He has extensive knowledge of regulatory frameworks for managing privacy and data security including financial services, health care, pharmaceutical, telecom and Internet. Dr. Ponemon was appointed to the Advisory Committee for Online Access & Security for the United States Federal Trade Commission. He was appointed by the White House to the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee for the Department of Homeland Security.

Dr. Ponemon is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, serving as founding member of the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) Advisory Board. Dr. Ponemon is column editor for Computerworld, CSO Magazine, BNA, Dark Reading and other leading publications. He is a frequent commentator on privacy and business ethics for CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Financial Times, Business 2.0, Newsweek, Business Week, U.S. News & World Report, CIO Magazine, Industry Standard, Boston Globe, InfoWorld, InformationWeek, Forbes, Fortune, CFO Magazine, Red Herring, Dow Jones News and others.


Naomi R. Fine, ESQ.
President and CEO of Pro-Tec Data

Ms. Fine is a nationally recognized authority in information and intellectual property protection. Her depth of knowledge comes from working with hundreds of world-class companies to assess needs, develop tailored strategies, identify sensitive information, establish policies and procedures, and provide training and tools which secure competitive advantage. Ms. Fine has been cited by Fortune, Business Week, Time Magazine, USA Today, The New York Times, Cybertimes, the LA Times, and the Industry Standard as a leading expert in her field. Ms. Fine's work for MCI, Apple Computer, and Tandem Computers has been described as exemplary in industry trade journals, including The Personnel Journal, The Sales & Marketing Management Magazine, and Security Management Magazine. Ms. Fine is an authoritative and enthusiastic speaker for many industry associations, as well as being a published author of numerous articles related to information and intellectual property protection. Prior to founding Pro-Tec Data, Ms. Fine was a business attorney counseling high technology companies on protection, licensing, and other transactions relating to intellectual property.


Tom Plachecki, CISSP/ISSEP

NATO Communications and Information Agency

Tom is Chief - Network Services and IT Infrastructure at NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency). Formerly, Tom served as the Cyber Security Business Area Manager for the Information Assurance Division of a major defense contractor and is responsible for Cyber Security on national-level systems. He is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and an Information Security System Engineering Professional (ISSEP) and has MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business and a BS Electrical Engineering Degree from the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering at Arizona State University. Tom has more than 20 years experience in cyber security, information security and encryption systems and software. He is responsible for development of dozens of solutions for national security and commercial uses, both domestically and internationally. Tom has also been a guest lecturer on Quantitative Problem Solving at the W.P. Carey School of Business and has spoken and lectured on Cyber Security and Information Security Management nationally and internationally.


John D. Spain, PhD, CPP, CFE
President and Chief Operating Officer of Information Risk Group

John is a former American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Senior Vice President and member of the Computer Security Standing Committee. He has a Ph.D. in Administration and Management with a dissertation focusing on Corporate Risk Modeling. John is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He has spoken nationally and internationally on computer security, loss control and risk management. John has more than 25 years experience in Industrial Security, Operational and Systems auditing, Information Systems Security and Risk Management. He was responsible for the identification and successful prosecution of members of the "Legion of Doom", an infamous Hacker organization responsible for significant abuse to a number of Fortune 100 companies. John was responsible for the development of a four level, information security protocol as part of a standardized security review for applicants of the Lloyds eComprehensive "cyber" insurance product. He has developed surveys at all levels to assess organizational risk created from the vulnerabilities and threats associated with the modern, technology-driven corporate environment.

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