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Cindy Compert

CTO Data Security and Privacy, IBM Security

Cindy is a technical visionary driven by wanting to make a difference around the world, advancing the health, safety, and well-being of others. She believes that Data Security and Privacy are key enablers to realizing the benefits of the digital and cognitive enterprise. Cindy has worked with hundreds of clients across multiple industries including Finance, Healthcare, and Public Sector. She is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a Certified Information Privacy Manager/Certified Information Privacy Technologist, and co-author of “Information Governance Principles and Practices for a Big Data Landscape”. Cindy invented the IBM Security GDPR Framework and is leading IBM Security’s GDPR solution strategy across the company. She is a highly-regarded speaker and has presented at RSA, IAPP and IBM InterConnect conferences. Cindy was also recently granted a patent on mobile caller risk. Cindy holds a BA/MBA from New York University and is a recognized Impressionist landscape painter who exhibits throughout Southern California.

Written By Cindy Compert

GDPR: Time to Move Forward — and Keep It Going

Now is the time for organizations to move forward with their GDPR readiness plans and ensure that compliance activities are embedded into their overall security strategy.

Playing It Smart for Data Controllers and Processors

Organizations preparing for GDPR should reach out to their third-party vendors to clearly define the roles, expectations and responsibilities of data controllers and processors.

Don’t Be Held for Ransom: Five Strategies to Secure Healthcare Data Against Cyberattacks

Basic best practices, such as backing up data, patching vulnerable systems, segmenting networks, whitelisting apps and training employees, are the keys to protecting healthcare data from ransomware.

Where Are You in Your GDPR Journey?

With the regulation set to take effect in less than 60 days, time is running out to prepare for GDPR. But even if you've yet to start, it's not too late to complete your GDPR journey before May 25.

With Less Than 90 Days to Go, Are You Ready for GDPR Enforcement?

Are you there yet? Which "there" are we talking about? Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past year, you probably know that I'm talking about your GDPR plan.

Road Trip or Road Rash? Compliance, Meet Security

Just because you're in compliance doesn't mean you're doing everything you can to protect your enterprise and customer data. Learn how to bridge the gap between security and compliance at Think 2018.

Designing Your GDPR Plan: It’s Time to Move From ‘What’ to ‘How’

After the Assess phase of your GDPR readiness journey, it's time to move onto the Design phase to determine how you'll achieve and maintain compliance.

How We Developed the IBM Security GDPR Framework

IBM Security developed a five-phase GDPR framework to help organizations achieve and maintain compliance with the upcoming privacy law.

The Doctor Is In: Building a Security Immune System for Health Care

A single breach is all it takes to wreak havoc on a health care organization that relies solely on perimeter controls for critical data protection.

Strengthening the Health Care Industry’s Security Immune System

A security immune system should comprise multiple layers of defense that work together to protect the entire organism regardless of where threats come from