Bill helps clients achieve an effective information security posture spanning endpoints, networks, servers, cloud, and the Internet of Things. This involves technology, policy, and procedures, and impacts acquisition/development through deployment, operations, maintenance, and replacement or retirement.
During his four-decade IT career, Bill has worked as an application programmer with the John Hancock Insurance company; an OS developer, tester, and planner with IBM; a research director and manager at Gartner for the Information Security Strategies service and the Application Integration and Middleware service, and served as CTO of Waveset, an identity management vendor acquired by Sun. He ran his own consulting business providing information security, disaster recovery, identity management, and enterprise solution architecture services for clients including Motorola, AIG, and Silver Lake Partners. Bill has over 160 publications and has spoken at numerous events worldwide.
Bill attended MIT, majoring in Mathematics. He is a member of CT InfraGard and ISACA.
Speech Topic & Synopses
Building the Cyber-resilient Smart City
Smart cities require extensive, secure high-bandwidth connectivity. In this talk we will address the critical new technologies enabling that environment, the legacy products that may get in the way of smart cities, and the underlying cybersecurity fabric that will preserve the integrity and trustworthiness of that new world.