Topic: PCI DSS v3.0 Update (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
Speaker: James Cowing, Managing Director, Coalfire Systems
Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Location: The Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, 20th Floor
RSVP deadline: Friday, February 7th
***Please note that the pricing has changed: $35 for members, $40 non-members, $15 students/retirees
About the Speaker: James Cowing, Managing Director, Coalfire Systems
James (Jim) Cowing is Vice President and Managing Director at Coalfire Systems. Jim has extensive experience in audit, risk management, compliance, payments and information security. His experience includes serving clients in compliance efforts for PCI, GLBA, HIPAA and SOX. As the original founder of Digital Resources Group (DRG) in 1997, Mr. Cowing lead DRG's Information Security Consulting practice until its acquisition by Coalfire in May 2012. With over 15 years of security consulting experience and 20 years of financial services industry experience, Mr. Cowing has helped hundreds of government, financial services, ecommerce, enterprise, and health care companies maneuver through the often complex and stringent security compliance requirements of their respective industry.
Mr. Cowing is a seasoned payment card industry (PCI) professional, renowned speaker and trusted security advisor to industry leading financial institutions, merchants, and service providers. His IT audit and security industry experience includes leading PCI DSS validation on major Level 1 merchants and service providers, as well as major financial services entities; payment applications (PA DSS) validations of major software application developers; ISO27K risk and control reviews of major companies, HIPAA initiatives on health care entities and GLBA reviews of financial services.
He holds a CPA certification in California, an MBA in Finance from University of Hawaii and a BA from UCLA in Economics and Psychology. Mr. Cowing served as the co-chair of the Security Committee for the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) and is currently a member of ISACA, ISSA, Computer Security Institute and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Information Technology Division.