ITAG Partnership Meeting – 2020 Kickoff and Board Elections

Featuring A Special Presentation on Cybersecurity and CMMC 

The first ITAG meeting of 2020, will be held on February 25 from 4 – 7:00 p.m. at the Chester County Economic Development Council in Exton. We’ll review ITAG’s mission and goals, nominate and elect 2020 board members, and hear a special presentation on the latest cybersecurity guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Defense.
As always, the meeting will be followed by networking and refreshments. Don’t miss this great opportunity to engage with peers from across the tech industry. First-time attendees welcome!
What is CMMC?
CMMC is the latest effort by the Department of Defense to ensure its vendors are maintaining reasonable levels of cybersecurity within their organizations. CMMC provides some security guidelines that will prove useful in preventing your company from becoming a cybercrime victim with impaired productivity, tarnished reputations, and legal liability.
Featured speakers: Jim Goepel, CEO at Fathom Cyber, and Trevor Pyle, Security Analyst at Sabre Systems.

 

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Bios:

James (“Jim”) Goepel is CEO and General Counsel of Fathom Cyber LLC, a board member of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) and an Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity at Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and LeBow College of Business. Jim has extensive, practical experience in a wide range of technology, business, and legal fields. He worked as a systems administrator and cybersecurity architect for organizations in the Washington, DC area, including the United States House of Representatives, where he was responsible for the operation, maintenance, and security of legislative data systems. He also has nearly two decades of experience as an attorney during which he has advised cutting-edge technology companies and institutions on a variety of legal matters. Before founding Fathom Cyber, Jim was the General Counsel and Chief Technology Officer for a cybersecurity tools vendor, in-house counsel to The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Unisys Corporation, and outside counsel to a wide range of organizations from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Drexel University and Juris Doctorate (JD) and Legum Magister (LLM) degrees from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.

Trevor Pyle is the Cyber Analyst Technical Lead for Sabre Systems Inc where he is responsible for directing and managing cybersecurity projects for the Sabre on Point commercial division. In this position, he is leading the Sabre Shield Cyber Services focusing on managed security services, cybersecurity testing and evaluation, risk management and cyber resiliency. He has a B.S. in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland University College and an MBA from Lebanon Valley College. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA), and possess multiple vendor specific certifications.

 

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