Identity Aware Loss Prevention: How to Manage and Protect Sensitive Information

September 22nd at 11 AM Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is receiving significant attention within the information security community as individuals and organizations...

September 22nd at 11 AM

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is receiving significant attention within the information security community as individuals and organizations realize the importance of managing and protecting sensitive information. The impact of a data breach can be significant, resulting in lost productivity, failed audits, and negative press exposure.

This session will review the benefits of identity-aware Data Loss Prevention and how these integrated solutions can help reduce IT risk, automate key security processes and enhance overall compliance posture.


Gijo Mathew – Vice President Security Solutions, CA Technologies
Peter Gouldmann – CISSP, NIST & CNSS Liaison
Brian P. Burns – Deputy Director, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon
Simon Szykman – Chief Information Officer, Department of Commerce

Moderator Tom Temin

About the Panel:

Gijo Mathew
Vice President Security Solutions
CA Technologies

Gijo Mathew is Vice President of Security Strategy and Marketing at CA Technologies. He leverages more than ten years of software development and security experience to interpret customer needs, drive security awareness and implement business-centric security strategies within enterprise organizations. In his current role he ensures that CA’s security management solutions reflect customer needs, market requirements and industry standards.

Prior to rejoining CA Technologies, Gijo was VP of Solution Management at Orchestria and previously held several other strategy and management positions at CA. In each of these roles he developed and grew multi-million dollar businesses in the security market. Throughout his career, he has spoken at industry conferences, performed numerous security assessments, designed secure architectures, and advised organizations on complying with industry and government regulations, including Sarbanes-Oxley, GLBA, PCI, HIPAA, and other privacy mandates. His expertise extends into many areas of security including Data Loss Prevention, Access Management, and Identity Management. Gijo is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and uses his experience and knowledge to help organizations master the art of security by balancing business needs and risks.

Gijo holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Ithaca College and a M.S. in Management Information Systems from Boston University.

Peter Gouldmann
NIST & CNSS Liaison

Mr. Peter Gouldmann is the Department of State Liaison to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Co-Chair of the Permanent Subcommittee to the Committee for National Security Systems (CNSS). As a Supervisory Information Technology Specialist in the Office of Information Assurance, Mr. Gouldmann has served as Risk Officer, Chief of Systems Authorization, and Security Architect.

Over the past 32 years, Mr. Gouldmann has held IT and IT security-leadership positions within the Department of State, the private sector and the United States Air Force. He holds a Masters Degree in Information Management from Syracuse University, and is a distinguished graduate of the National Defense University’s Advanced Management Program. Mr. Gouldmann has been awarded the CIO certificate in Federal Executive Competencies from the CIO University, and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential.

Mr. Gouldmann is a frequent speaker at IT security forums, and is an expert on the topic of risk management. In addition to his State Department activities, he is a participant and leader in many IT security policy discussions at the national level. Mr. Gouldmann has served as co-chair of the CNSS Risk Assessment Methodology working group, is involved in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence CIO’s C&A Transformation initiative, and is a member of the NIST Joint Taskforce Transformation Initiative Interagency Working Group.

Mr. Gouldmann lives in Perry Hall, MD with his wife and two children.

Brian P. Burns
Deputy Director
Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer
Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon

Brian P. Burns, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director, Warfighter Systems Integration, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for leading initiatives to provide an integrated, capability-focused enterprise, with the goal of serving the warfighter’s needs and eliminating the information seams that divide capabilities.

Mr. Burns entered federal civil service in 1997 as member of the Senior Executive Service with more than 13 years of commercial information management, technology and product development experience. He served in several information management, technology and cyberspace executive positions within the Department of the Navy; Department of Education; Department of the Interior; Department of Health and Human Services; and the Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Burns has been an active member and leader in the Federal CIO community in areas of information assurance security, Web 2.0, cloud computing security, Internet Protocol version 6, infrastructure optimization and strategic planning. While on rotational assignment detail at the Department of the Navy, Mr. Burns investigated net-centric and information-centric information access anywhere for Navy and Marine Corps warfighters; the use of Web 2.0; and “green” IT energy efficiency and stewardship. He represented the DON at the Department of Defense Enterprise Guidance Board, and collaborated with DOD counterparts on secure use of internet-based capabilities, Federal Information Security Management Act security metrics, standard email and directory services. Mr. Burns has provided agency executive and technical leadership, direction, advice and oversight for identification of short- and long- term IT agency goals; IT strategic planning and policy development and execution; IT workforce planning; IT capital planning and investment control business investment; information assurance security and privacy; enterprise architecture; program management; system life cycle and project management; web/application development; and enterprise infrastructure operations, protection, optimization and construction.

Simon Szykman
Chief Information Officer
Department of Commerce

Simon Szykman was named Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Commerce in May 2010. As the Department’s CIO, Szykman is responsible for providing leadership, establishing policy, and maintaining oversight for the information technology investments that support the diverse portfolio of programs across the Commerce Department’s dozen bureaus. Szykman most recently served over three years as the CIO of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where he began his professional career as part of the agency’s technical staff.

Prior to his work at Commerce, Szykman served as the Director of the National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD), where he was responsible for the coordination of planning, budget, and assessment activities for the Federal NITRD Program. In this role, Szykman reported directly to the National Science and Technology Council and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) – where he also worked temporarily as a Senior Policy Analyst, focusing on technology-related issues including cyber security and high-end computing.

Szykman has also worked at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the Department’s first Director of Cyber Security R&D. There he led the development of cyber security R&D plans, programs, and budgets in support of the Department’s mission, as well as the development of the Government’s first interagency Federal Plan for Cyber Security R&D.

Szykman received Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, a Master of Engineering Management degree from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Rochester.

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