About the Speaker
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    Alicia Laing Clarke
    Director, Cybersecurity Risk, Privacy & Compliance, PGA Tour Superstore

    Alicia Laing Clarke is the Director of Cyber Security, Risk and Privacy (Head of Security) for PGA Tour Superstores. Alicia oversees PGA Tour Superstore (PGATSS) Cyber Protection, Risk, Compliance and Privacy of all PGATSS assets and data. She is responsible for protecting PGATSS from cyber activities and leading PGATSS’s response to cyber threats. Prior to assuming the role of Head of Security, Mrs. Laing Clarke was the Director of Risk and Vulnerability Management within the ACI Worldwide of the largest financial processor and services provider. Where she led and oversaw the development of cyber capabilities for all the ACI Worldwide running the vulnerability and penetration testing program. Mrs. Laing Clarke 20+ years security experience stem from various industries ranging from financial, retail, transportation, non-profit and health care. She has a strong background in developing security strategy and roadmaps and risk assessments. She has extensive knowledge and exposure in many network security techniques and solutions such as vulnerability assessment, key management and compliance, privacy, secure configuration, vendor management, BCP/BIA/DR, and other security technologies. She also provides subject matter expertise support for information security related issues to the business clients and to help identify pragmatic security solutions.

    Mrs. Laing Clarke obtained her first degree which was a Bachelor of Science and Minor in Mathematics from CUNY Hunter College; as well as master’s in information security from James Madison University. She has acquired several security certifications that have demonstrated mastery as a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), CIS Auditor (CISA), and CIS Manager (CISM). Mrs. Laing Clarke is a wife, mother of two, loves to shop and travel the world.