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 Sept. 24 Chapter Meeting -Communicating Business Risks

Speaker Presentation
9/24/2013 8:00 AM
9/24/2013 10:00 AM
 VSP HQ-1, 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova |
Communicating Business Risks
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
7:30 am Networking Breakfast
8:00 am Presentation and Meeting
VSP HQ, Building HQ-1
3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Program Overview:
Communicating Business Risks
Communicating Business Risks to management is an essential task for internal auditors and IT professionals.  In order to communicate effectively to executives and management auditors need to “talk” the same language as management and not get lost in technical jargon.  This program will inform individuals the concepts on how to take identified risks and communicate them in an effective manner to accomplish ones objectives. 
Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
At the completion of the presentation, participants will:
        Identify the concepts of risk and what is important to executives and management.
        Gain an understanding of the importance in breaking down identified risks to concepts that executives and management may understand.
        Gather and understanding on how to present ones identified risk in a concise and effective way.
Who should attend: The session will be directed to all internal auditors (basic/intermediate/advanced).
Presenter: Chris Armstrong, CISO Allgress
MKTG - Communicating Business Risk.bmpChris Armstrong, CISO Allgress, brings 20 years of experience in information assurance and technology. He has a proven track record of influencing product development and strategy that responds to the demands of customers who manage information assurance, security and risk programs within large scale, complex, global environments. Over the course of his career, he has specialized in information security strategy, architecture and operations; global threat management and assurance; risk management; governance, regulatory/statutory compliance; and global policy management and compliance. Prior to his role with Allgress, Armstrong served as a CISO with Fortune 500 companies such as Wyndham Worldwide, Cendant and T. Rowe Price.  He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Location: 3333 Quality Drive, HQ-1 Building, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Directions: For directions to location click here
CPE: 2    
Field of Study: Communications
Prerequisite:  None  
Advance Preparation: None  
Knowledge Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Live Group
Price: Members $25 and Non-Members $45
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Registration Instructions:
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Registration for this event ends on Friday, September 20, 2013.
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Post Office Box 278598
Sacramento, CA 95827- 8598
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