October 15, 2018
Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull CT 06611

A Security Conference for Business & Security Leaders

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NEACS

NEACS 2018
North East Annual Cybersecurity Summit
October 15, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull CT 06611
“I wanted to create an conference that would provide valuable cybersecurity insights for Business
leaders. Understanding impact of cybersecurity on Board level issues, Investment decisions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Governance and leveraging the Audit functions in a company for supporting a mature
Security &  Governance program.

Understanding components of a holistic security program and the current threat landscape their business is operating in.” Since its inception, this conference has achieved the goal of a 1 day Cybersecurity Business Primer.
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Pamela Gupta

NEACS Chair & Founder (Formerly CT’s Annual Business Security Summit)
President & Founder ISC2 CT Chapter

Sponsors 2017

“Kim is a Technical Audit Manager at The Hartford, where she is responsible for leading and participating in infrastructure focused audits and advisement activities. She started her career in Information Technology at The Hartford in 2008 before transitioning to Internal Audit in 2012.

She maintains her CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification from ISACA, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information security, audit, risk, and governance education to professionals. She is also serving as President of the Greater Hartford Chapter of ISACA for 2018-2019.
Kim Zwyno

Manager, Technical Audit
President, ISACA Greater Hartford Chapter

Bill serves as Vice President Internal Audit and Chief Risk Officer for ITT Inc. since 2011 where he is responsible for overseeing Global Risk Management, including the activities of Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance. He has over 30 years of experience, having previously worked for EMCOR Group, Inc. and Gartner Inc. in Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk and corporate accounting/reporting roles. He started his career at Ernst & Young LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in audit positions.

Bill is a board member and past president of the Fairfield/Westchester County Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and a board member and treasurer of Make-a-Wish of Connecticut.  He is also a member of the CTCPA and Financial Executives International.



William Fehrer, CPA

Vice President, Internal Audit and Chief Risk Officer


Alexander Abramov is a Technology Governance, Risk, and Compliance senior leader with over 20 years of experience in Financial Services, Advisory Services, and Life Sciences. His roles span from the Head of Application Development, IT Audit Manager, IT Governance and Compliance Practice Leader to the Head of Information Risk.

Abramov has been defining, leading implementation, and operating risk-based and cost-effective information risk governance frameworks to protect firm’s information assets and achieve compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

He is the President of ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter and has been a member of Board of Directors since 2007. His credentials include Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and FINRA Series 99.

Abramov is a recognized thought leader in areas of Information Risk and Technology Risk Governance. He is a co-author of “Cyber Risk”, published in London in 2016 and “Governance, Compliance and Supervision in the Capital Markets”, published in New York in 2018. An accomplished speaker, Abramov has presented at over 30 conferences in North America and Europe on the topics of Risk Management and IT Compliance.
Alexander Abramov

President ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter


Peter Rosario

President ISACA Hartford