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Claire LaVelle is currently the Enterprise Security Architect at Retail Business Services supporting the 4th largest food retailer on the US East Coast and a global retailer. She owns the security standards that she applies to the various environments such as cloud, mobile, access management… to incorporate in reference architectures that align to security policies and IT strategies. Prior to this present position, Claire was the Manager of the PCI and HIPAA compliance programs. Before shifting to the private section, Claire worked for the DMDC, a DoD agency, for as an Information Officer.
Claire has two Masters Degrees in Computer Science. She earned her first Masters Degree at Mills College while working on her thesis with Guidance Software, which she published with Elesvier. She earned her second Masters Degree at Naval Post Graduate School under the Scholarship for Service (SFS), sponsored mainly by the National Science Foundation (NSF). At Naval Post Graduate, she focused on Information Security familiarizing herself intimately with topics such as ethical hacking, reverse engineering, protocol analysis (encryption), privacy, ethics and the internet, advance networking, vulnerability management, compliance and much more in addition to participating in practical defense exercises against government agencies and hacking competitions.
Claire loves to share her passion for computer security via speaking engagements inside her company and at various conferences. She presented at the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Risk Summit in Boston, in front of the Association of Forensic Document Examiners in Myrtle Beach, and at local colleges, last year.
With 25 years’ experience in IT, information security and data privacy, Doug Copley is a passionate advocate and evangelist for effective information security and data privacy risk management for both organizations and individuals. Doug has held various roles throughout his career including those of Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Doug is the co-founder and past Chairman of the Michigan Healthcare Cybersecurity Council and remains active in various industry activities and workgroups. Doug is currently Deputy CISO and Sr. Security & Privacy Strategist with Forcepoint where he not only provides oversight of internal security efforts, but also stays tuned to industry threats and best practices and provides thought leadership and advice to leaders across industries. Doug can frequently be found speaking or blogging on information security, data privacy and leadership topics for everyone’s benefit.
Jenifer Clark, Costco Wholesale Information Security, CISSP, CPP, is a retail professional with over twenty years in the industry and over fourteen at Costco. Jenifer's diverse retail background includes, Point Of Sale systems, retail fuel system administration, information security, compliance, risk governance, store operations and management.
Jenifer is also a 2008 graduate of the FBI's Citizens Academy community outreach program and has been an active alumni and Board member of both Seattle and San Francisco's FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association chapters over the years.