SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

SPEAKERS AT THE DATA  BREACHES: DEFENSE/RESPONSE

STRATEGIES CONFERENCE – MARCH 14, 2024

Jessica Boehm, IT Security Manager, Global Cyber Information Security, Gallagher

 

 

Jessica Boehm is the Senior IT Security Manager at Gallagher, a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. In her current role, Jessica manages the Internal Third Party Risk Program team which supports Gallagher’s global network, connecting partners across more than 130 countries. In addition, Jessica is the product owner for Gallagher’s third party security monitoring applications and provides direct security support for Gallagher Bassett. Jessica began her professional career at Sears in various local store management roles before eventually moved into corporate leadership where she worked in sales, training, operations and corporate auditing. While with Sears, Jessica served as the communications officer on the Board of Women in Leadership Development, and has continued her mentorship by leading, guiding training a successful female-dominated team including women with backgrounds all unrelated to the field of Cyber Security. 

 

Nic Colõn, CTO, Elsewhen MSP

 

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Brandon Daab, Information Security Analyst at Foundation Finance Company LLC

 

 

 

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Aaron Demaster, Director, Cyber Security, Gilbraltar Industries

 

Aaron DeMaster is the Cyber Security Director at Gibraltar Industries, a global multi-platform industrial manufacturer. Aaron has over twenty-five years of experience in information technology and 14 years in cyber security. Aaron’s wide range of experience in all-areas of information technology allows him a comprehensive understanding how to manage and apply cyber security in today’s complicated business landscape.

Aaron began his career in IT operations and advanced through roles in mainframe operations, networking, server engineering, and systems administration. After a move to Texas, he shifted his focus to compliance, audit, and, upon moving back to Wisconsin, moved fully into cyber security.


Aaron has worked in multiple sectors and industries including retail, legal, healthcare, financial, and manufacturing for such companies as Dell Computers, FIS Global, Aurora Healthcare, The American Red Cross, and Rexnord Corporation.
In his role at Gibraltar, Aaron is responsible for overseeing enterprise security, driving security strategy and execution, preparing incident response plans, delivering security awareness training, managing security policy, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and coordinating with audit teams.


Aaron holds the Certified information systems security professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Security Control (CRISC), Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), BSI ISO 27001 ISMS Auditor, and CompTIA Security+ credentials.
Aaron is a member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Aaron is also vice-president and former president of the Midwest Cyber Security Alliance and has served on the advisory board since 2015. Aaron is a subject matter expert for CompTIA and serves with security industry peers to write the questions for the CompTIA security exams.

 

Thomas Freeman, Director, DFIR, & Offensive Cybersecurity, Sikich

 

 

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Bob Hansmann,Security Products Team, Infoblox 

Bob Hansmann has spent over three decades helping global enterprises and government agencies to uplift their threat prevention, detection, investigation, and response capabilities. Working in areas ranging from threat research and engineering to product management and marketing across his career, Mr. Hansmann has helped pioneer many of today’s security industry standards. This breadth of experience has given him a unique perspective on finding the optimal balance between an organization’s security needs with its success criteria.

Danny Hetzel, Cybersecurity Engineer and Researcher, Accuray

 

 

Danny Hetzel is a dedicated Cybersecurity Researcher, Engineer, and Lecturer with a passion for analysis and reverse engineering threats. As a published researcher and fervent advocate for Cybersecurity, Danny champions the importance of volunteerism in this critical field. He fervently believes in leveraging Cybersecurity to contribute to a better world, collaborating with not-for-profits, charities, and the medical sector.