Senior Security Engineering Leader | Principal
Sam currently serves as a Leader and Senior Security Engineer for Principal’s Third-Party Cyber Risk program and is an active member of Security and Third-Party Risk communities.
Sam’s experiences span Digital and Development Product ownership, senior experience owner, identity and access management, software development, and, in a past career, managing a different type of risk as a former Welder and Quality control inspector.
Sam serves as Chair of the Iowa State University Cyber Security Advisory Council and is a founding member of Our Lady of the Lake Universities Cyber Advisory Board. Sam also has a passion for serving future generations as Co-Chair of Principals’ Technology Recruiting Committee, focused on building an intern talent pipeline as well as technology mentorships with minority and underserved youth. Sam holds several industry certifications, including CISM, CISSP, and CCSP. Outside of work, Sam is a husband, father of two, DIY aficionado, and coffee snob.
Panel: Practitioner Perspectives on Continuous Monitoring Success
Day 3 | Track 1 | 11 - 11:50 AM
Continuous monitoring is the core around which mature TPRM programs now being constructed.
With many service providers and several different ways to deploy continuous monitoring solutions, it can be daunting for newer TPRM programs to integrate continuous monitoring in a cost-effective and efficient way that drives meaningful business value and provides awareness. Our panel will share lessons learned and the better practices that have emerged from experience in deploying continuous monitoring and how to elevate the resulting information beyond just ‘another blinking red light’ into actionable insights that drive our businesses forward.