About the Speaker
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    Cindy Allen, Moderator
    CEO & CISO, River Birch Data Security Consulting

    Cindy Allen has over 30 years of experience in technology and security and has served as CISO, Privacy Officer, and HIPAA Security Officer for a global organization of roughly 5,000 employees in 8 countries. Prior to this role she was CIO for a Philadelphia-based professional services firm. She holds both CISSP and ITIL Expert certifications as well as a master’s degree in information science.

    Since retiring from full-time employment, Cindy has moved into semi-retirement, focusing on her passion, privacy, and IT compliance. She also aspires to author a book on building effective privacy programs.