BDPA Cincinnati Chapter

Information Technology Thought Leaders - Class Room to the Board Room

What is BDPA

 BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) is a non-profit organization of professionals working in or having interest in the Computer Science and Information Technology Fields.

 September Events

September 19th Monthly Program Meeting :

The September 19th meeting will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Interact for Health Conference Center, 3805 Edwards Road, Suite 500, Cincinnati Ohio

Topic: Cybersecurity Risk Management: Planning for Security Vulnerabilities Cybersecurity has become one of the most challenging issues of the day. The swift rise of new technologies and practices such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data and the Internet of Things, has meant that many companies and industries are navigating new risks. Business and government leaders are on constant alert to protect an enterprise against cybersecurity attacks that can compromise systems, steal data and other valuable company information, and damage an enterprise’s reputation. As the volume and severity of cyber-attacks grow, the need for cybersecurity risk management grows with it. Join us as Reynolds Yirenkyi discusses today’s Cybersecurity challenges and the role Risk Management plays in the Cybersecurity Strategy and mitigating risk exposure to cyber threats.

About the presenter: Reynolds Yirenkyi is Assistannt Vice president, Cyber Risk manager at Fifth Third Bank. In this position, he serves as a risk expert providing governance and oversight over IT and Cybersecurity. Prior to Fifth third bank, Reynolds was Assistant Vice President, Information Security & Risk Management at JP Morgan Chase.

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