LEADING FINANCIAL INFORMATION SERVICES PROVIDER
Assessed the various networks and led the re-design and integration of the disparate pieces. Recommended ATM MAN with frame relay WAN based on switched desktop configuration supporting multi-protocol network with AS400/servers. Managed the selection and delivery of the technical specifications for the technology and the management tools; Developed the criteria for selection of the integrator and the tender process. Acted as overseer for the implementation.
GLOBAL INSURANCE FIRM
Performed internal audits for IT compliance with legal standards and technology best practices. Audits included several banking units as well as global data centers and outsourcers. Security review of IT systems and comparison to industry standard practices and levels. Executives used report to bring the various business units under a single policy. Performed audit on outsourcer's change management system for contract awareness and change issues within the IT change control process. Performed SOX IT readiness audits for Insurance Corporationís financial institutions in the US. Performed the IT assessment for the due diligence portion of the sale of a separate financial institution in the US for a large Financial Institution merger.
MAJOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS FIRM
Advised technical and application developers on the security design for internet services and secure electronic commerce on the internet; Provided project management during transitional phase. Advised on the integration of security with a strategic partner in an exchange of services.
MAJOR CANADIAN RESOURCE COMPANY
Prepared corporate wide security program & policies; Created awareness program; Advised security director on security implementations & evaluations. Evaluated the implementation of Internet security. Trained staff on monitoring, reporting, UNIX and Internet security.
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ASSOCIATION
Architected new network to meet enhanced security and availability requirements. Advised on security strategies and policies in transition to new structure. Evaluated new security approaches for the direct payment service; Prepared and presented strategies for industry approval & worked with outsourcer.
MAJOR OUTSOURCE PROVIDER OF COMPUTER SERVICES
Developed a complete, user oriented, policy package & pocket reference; Advised security director on all aspects of security; Developed an internet policy; Developed detailed security requirements for data centres, conducted reviews and recommended actions and priorities.
Developed complete sets of security strategies, policies and standards for all computer operating environments to provide a framework for consistent security quality for all systems and networks for several large organizations. (A major outsource provider of computer services, a major Canadian resource company, a major Telecommunications company.) Provided advice on product selection, program implementation and ad-hoc security issues.