John Bandler is a lawyer, consultant, speaker, teacher, and author in the areas of cybersecurity, cybercrime, privacy, investigations, and more. He is the founder of Bandler Law Firm PLLC and Bandler Group LLC, legal and consulting practices that help organizations and individuals with cybersecurity, the prevention and investigation of cybercrime, privacy, compliance, risk management, and governance.
John has expertise in many subjects, holds a number of certifications, and is a prolific writer and speaker. His first book is Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, his second book is Cybercrime Investigations, an extensive resource regarding the law, technology, process, and skills regarding the investigation of cybercrime. John has authored articles on a range of topics and teaches professionals and students at the undergraduate, graduate, and law school level.
Before entering private practice John served in government as an assistant district attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office where he investigated and prosecuted criminal offenses ranging from cybercrime, virtual currency money laundering, and traditional street crimes and frauds. Prior to that he served as a state trooper in the New York State Police providing full police services to the local community.
Adam Cohen combines his experience as a lawyer and cybersecurity professional to advise clients on proactively creating legally sound cybersecurity programs. Having worked as outside and in-house counsel, as well as in the role of technology and compliance consultant, he provides clients with a comprehensive view of their respective cybersecurity needs and risks. Adam then uses proven, “battle-tested” methodologies and techniques to develop a program that is legally compliant and mitigates cybersecurity risk. Taking a client-centric approach, Adam utilizes his integrated understanding and knowledge of law and technology to put his clients in the best position to address the escalating challenges of a rapidly evolving, global threat landscape.
In addition to preparing clients for cybersecurity risk and legal compliance, Adam has represented and counseled businesses in litigation and regulatory enforcement matters focused on information technology issues. He also has extensive experience in data privacy, electronic discovery and information governance, and technology-related intellectual property matters. Adam is a certified professional in information systems security (CISSP), cloud security (CCSP), and ethical hacking (CEH).
Sabrina Coleman Vice President and Corporate Compliance Officer
PacificSource Health Plans
As vice president and corporate compliance officer, Sabrina Coleman is responsible for administering and managing the enterprise's compliance program, ensuring that PacificSource maintains full compliance with all governmental agencies, including all Federal and State regulatory agencies. She also serves as the company's privacy officer.
Sabrina most recently served as the senior director of delegation oversight for L.A. Care Health Plan, as well as senior director of compliance and audit services in an earlier role with that same company. Prior to that she served in compliance roles with the New York based organizations Public Consulting Group, Montefiore Medical Center and Living Life Home Care.
Sabrina earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science and Japanese from Lincoln University and her Juris Doctorate in Law from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, both in Pennsylvania. Outside of work she enjoys outdoor activities, travel, and trying new foods.
Mark is a Senior Executive, Serial Entrepreneur, Analyst, Researcher and Board Advisor who over the last 25 years has co-founded and grown companies in multiple industries.
He has supported and advised hundreds of enterprise customers in healthcare, financial services, public sector, manufacturing, retail, transportation, and other heavily regulated industries for over 25 years. Mark actively publishes research, speaks, and facilitates workshops and panels on corporate growth, cybersecurity, risk, and transformation topics.
Mark previously spent 5 years as the CSO/CMO at Terra Verde (now Avertium), an award-winning cybersecurity consultancy and MSSP. Prior to Avertium, Mark spent 5 years at IT Partners an award-winning data center solution provider and VAR, driving the company’s transformation and portfolio expansion.
As a Board Director and Chief Strategy / Marketing Officer at 3 Sigma Corporation, Mark drove corporate-wide transformation and growth initiatives, accelerating double digit revenue growth and the commercialization of new products.
During his tenure as President and CEO of The ROBB Group and co-founder of Channel Savvy (sold to Avnet), Mark consulted to early-stage hyper-growth companies and Fortune 100, driving various transformation and growth initiatives, deploying new sales-marketing-operations-service delivery best practices, generating over $1.8B in new revenue for those companies.
Nadia is an industry thought leader and expert in managing healthcare privacy and security programs. She draws upon more than 20 years operational experience as a former Chief Information Privacy and Security Officer with two large regional hospital/physician networks in the Atlanta-market. She is a Partner in Meditology Services’ IT Risk Management Practice and spearheads the firm’s privacy and security projects. Nadia is a sought-after consultant and presenter on privacy, security and compliance programs including addressing all requirements for HIPAA/HITECH, GDPR, as well as PCI standards and HITRUST certifications.
Director, Information Technology & Cybersecurity Team
Jennifer Franks Director, Information Technology & Cybersecurity Team
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Jennifer R. Franks is a Director in GAO’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity team. She oversees work on emerging cybersecurity issues and federal agencies’ abilities to protect privacy, sensitive data, and the computing infrastructure. Jennifer also leads the team’s ongoing assessment of information technology and cybersecurity issues during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, she is a certified member of GAO’s adjunct faculty, where she facilitates agency new hire, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion courses.
Jennifer joined GAO in 2006. She has led audits on cybersecurity and IT management/operations at an array of federal agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Office of Personnel Management. She has also led various training events and presented at panels on topics such as information security auditing, diversity and inclusion, and mentoring.
Jennifer earned a master’s degree in information security policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Hampton University.
Christopher Frenz Assistant Vice President of IT Security
Mount Sinai South Nassau
Prior to joining Mount Sinai South Nassau this fall as AVP of IT Security, Christopher Frenz served as assistant vice president of information security for Interfaith Medical Center, a 287-bed facility in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he developed the hospital’s information security program and infrastructure. Under his leadership, the hospital has been one of the first in the country to embrace a zero trust model for network security. Christopher has also played a role in pushing for the adoption of improved security standards within hospitals and is the author of the OWASP Secure Medical Device Deployment Standard as well as the OWASP Anti-Ransomware Guide.
Christopher has been recognized as a Rising Star amongst healthcare executives and also a top healthcare IT leader by Becker’s Hospital Review. He has also been recognized as a top healthcare IT leader by Health Data Management. Christopher’s security expertise has been highlighted in The Financial Times, CSO Magazine, SC Magazine and many other publications.
Christopher shares his expertise at conferences around the world including presentations at VMworld, ASIS GSX, Defcon, and many others. He is also the author of the computer programming books “Pro Perl Parsing” and “Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET for Scientists and Engineers”.
Maura McGrath Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer
Integra Managed Care
Maura McGrath has three decades of experience in leadership roles in large provider organizations and health plans. Over the past 15 years, Maura has held compliance and privacy roles, including eight years in the role of compliance and privacy officer for two health plans.
Maura has been instrumental in building compliance and privacy programs that demonstrate effectiveness, oversight, integration and engagement of all levels of staff. In her compliance and privacy officer roles, she has always engaged the Information Technology team responsible for data security and leveraged that relationship to improve the HIPAA privacy and security programs.
Maura holds a Master of Education from Teachers College at Columbia University, a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, and a certification in healthcare compliance from the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) .
Michael Meyn is an innovative technology executive who partners with healthcare organizations to provide cybersecurity and information technology leadership. After working for large health insurance plans and health systems, Michael knows that securing and protecting an organization’s data is critical to its growth and success.
Michael has a diverse background as a CISO, CIO and CTO and has led high performing teams for large institutions and multiple startups with a spotlight on innovation and best practices. Michael has an A.L.M. from Harvard University and a B.S. from New York University and is a CISSP.
Daniel Shuler CISO, Director of Information Security
Daniel is an Information Security executive who has been working in the Information Security Industry for 20+ years. Daniel has executed strategic security objectives across the Utility, Government, Healthcare and Consulting industries. He began his career applying security controls to the critical infrastructure of Phoenix, AZ, progressed to designing cyber security programs for Americas Nuclear reactor operators, he established the risk management program for 4th largest County in the US, developed and operated the information security program for Phoenix Children's Hospital and is now focused on developing and certifying a world class Information Security and Privacy program from Exponent.
Beth is the Chief Strategy Officer at Socoski Design & Consulting. She has worked in the healthcare industry for over 20 years, focusing on compliance, patient outcomes, quality improvement, and innovation.
Beth believes that we all have the ability to make a difference, and that everyone should. She is the curator and host of TEDxWestshore, the Board Vice President of Tampa Crossroads, the Board Chair of the American Lung Association in Tampa Bay, author of the #1 best-selling book collaboration "Living Kindly", and runs her own small non-profit helping bring awareness to other organizations doing good in the world.
Beth has an MSW from the University of Pittsburgh, an MBA from Waynesburg University, and an MSCL from Duquesne University.
As Vice President of Solution Delivery for CORL Technologies, Rob Taylor oversees Client Engagement, Project Management, Quality Service Delivery, Innovation, Audit and Analysis teams to ensure client service meets or exceeds expectations. Rob leverages his 20+ years’ experience in process improvement, project management and career development leadership to lead the company’s service delivery teams. Prior to CORL, Rob served as the Director of Operations for CORL Technologies’ sister firm,MeditologyServices, the #1 Cybersecurity Advisory Services firm ranked in the 2019 and 2020 Best in KLAS Software and Services Report. In this role, Rob oversaw the work of operations, marketing, information technologies, security operations, humanresourcesand training functions. Rob holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Tennessee.