Herbert McMorris of KirkpatrickPrice to Speak at ISACA’s North America CACS 2018 Conference

by Sarah Harvey / April 23rd, 2018

Herbert McMorris, KirkpatrickPrice Information Security Specialist, will discuss penetration testing and business impact analyses at ISACA’s North America CACS Conference, taking place April 30-May 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

IT audit, risk, cybersecurity, and governance professionals from across the continent will gather at the Chicago Hilton to examine the transformational role they play in their organizations. Attendees will learn solutions and strategies, including how assurance, risk, governance, and security professionals can advance their careers and impact their enterprises.

This year’s event offers more than 70 sessions in tracks covering:

  • Big Data, Data Analytics & Visualization
  • IT Operations for Auditors
  • Risk Management
  • Security/Cybersecurity
  • IS Audit and Assurance
  • IT Leadership: Career and Communications Development
  • Governance and Compliance
  • Industry Trends & Insights

In Session 223, “BIA: The Root of Security & Recovery Plans,” Herbert will explain the purpose of a Business Impact Analysis, how the BIA applies to risk and recovery programs, the critical outputs from the analysis, and how outputs apply to risk, security, and recovery.

In Session 232, “Auditor’s Guide to a Penetration Test,” Herbert will define the different types of penetration tests, discuss why penetration testing is needed, help listeners understand a penetration test report, and discuss how resolution and mitigation should be verified.

Herbert McMorris has over 36 years of experience working in IT and holds CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CISM, CRISC, and QSA certifications. In his current position as an Information Security Specialist at KirkpatrickPrice, Herbert specializes in assisting clients in meeting challenging information security and compliance goals.

Additional details, registration and venue information can be found at here.


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About KirkpatrickPrice

KirkpatrickPrice is a licensed CPA firm, PCI QSA, and a HITRUST CSF Assessor, registered with the PCAOB, providing assurance services to over 700 clients in more than 48 states, Canada, Asia, and Europe. The firm has over 13 years of experience in information security and compliance assurance by performing assessments, audits, and tests that strengthen information security and internal controls. KirkpatrickPrice most commonly provides advice on SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITRUST CSF, GDPR, ISO 27001, FISMA, and CFPB frameworks. For more information, visit www.kirkpatrickprice.com, follow KirkpatrickPrice on Twitter (@KPAudit), or connect with KirkpatrickPrice on LinkedIn.