About the Speaker
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    Mark Eggleston, CISSP, GSEC, CHPS

    Mark Eggleston is the chief information security officer (CISO) for CSC, responsible for the global security and privacy program design, operations and continual maturation. As a senior executive specializing in security and privacy program development and management, Mark’s unique background and expertise in information technology, program, and people management have positioned him as a thought leader and frequent industry speaker.

    Mark started his career as a program manager and psychotherapist at a hospital serving children and adolescents. Later, Mr. Eggleston helped develop an internal compliance approach—complete with policies and tools—ensuring a geographically dispersed health care provider organization (across 19 states) complied with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Mr. Eggleston then transitioned to applying his HIPAA expertise at an HMO where he has implemented many successful security controls and technologies, including single sign-on (SSO), Identity and Access Management (IAM), Cloud Access security broker (CASB), and a vulnerability assessment program.

    Mark received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from Radford University. Later, Mark received both his Master of social work and his post-baccalaureate certificate in management information systems from Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition, Mark holds CHPS, CHPS, and CISSP certifications.