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Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Information Security Consulting

John Clark

John Clark - Andersen Consulting

Oct 02, 1998

Abstract

This talk will present a clear picture of the current security consulting environment. Some background information on Andersen Consulting and the Global Technical Integration Services (GTIS) Security group will be given. Past and current project examples will be used to present current trends in the business enterprise and their associated security impacts. The factors that are causing security consulting projects to be more complex will be discussed. Current issues in eCommerce security consulting will be presented and discussed as well. The presentation will conclude with some benefits and drawbacks of being a security consultant, and a question/answer session on security consulting, current security issues, and anything else...

About the Speaker

John Clark is an associate partner with Andersen Consulting and current leader of the Security Consulting Practice within Global Technology Integration Services. He has fifteen years of combined experience in information systems development, information security, and security consulting. He is a recognized leader in the information security field and has been a featured speaker at more than 30 conferences and workshops. He has led security consulting work for over 35 different clients in a broad number of industry sectors including financial services, telecommunications, transportation, manufacturing, service industries, and health care. His expertise includes eCommerce and netcentric environments, network security, client/server security, risk assessments, and technology architecture. He has a Masters in Telecommunicatons from Depaul University and a Bachelors in Computer Science and Accounting from Northern Illinois University.

Unless otherwise noted, the security seminar is held on Wednesdays at 4:30P.M. STEW G52, West Lafayette Campus. More information...

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