Ransomware - Plan for When, Not If
September 9, 2021 - 6-8pm PST
Speaker: Andrew Lemke
About the speaker:
W. Andrew Lemke, MBA, CISSP
Cyber Resilience Executive Advisor, Inventor
Business Resiliency Services
With twenty-two years of experience in all areas of cybersecurity, Andrew Lemke is currently IBM's cyber resilience leader for North America. He leads consulting engagements with multinational accounts in multiple sectors and the resulting work products have become the foundation for budgetary planning and have been re-used to respond to customer compliance needs. Specific to the banking industry, he advises clients on meeting those specifications for Sheltered Harbor. As an application architect, he led a team of thirty contributors to build IBM's platform for security non-compliance tracking and as a program manager he subsequently deployed that product to all countries in which IBM GTS operates. As a security architect, has been responsible for the architecture work products for many IBM internal projects with global scope as well as client proposals. He is an active innovator with four patents issued in various areas of cybersecurity, and he has been a reviewer for IBM’s security invention disclosure team. He is currently driving the transformation of the DR, backup and business continuity fields to incorporate the latest cyber threats such as ransomware and he represents IBM by sharing IBM's point of view on cyber resiliency as well and the intersection of cybersecurity and finance. He has authored several external publications and has been sought out to speak by organizations such as Finance Executives International, Evanta/Gartner, DAI and Chief Nation.