David Sheidlower, CISSP, CISM, is the Chief Information Security Officer for Turner Construction Company. He has been the CISO for the global media and advertising firm, BBDO, for Health Quest, the largest health care system in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley, and for the small business lending division of Wells Fargo Bank. He has served on the policy committee of the State of New York Health Information Network and on the Alameda County Long Term Care planning committee. He is currently on the editorial advisory board of Security Current and the advisory board for Rutgers University’s Cybersecurity Certification program.
Having provided Security leadership in both regulated and non-regulated settings, David focuses on the factors that measure an organization’s security posture and how to mature that posture. He has combined the implementation of technical controls with the development of a security-aware culture within organizations.
He has published articles on many security topics, including the NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Most recently, we was the lead author of the CISOSConnect ebook on Vulnerability Management.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master’s from St. Mary’s College of California.