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Webinar: Data Security - How Manufacturers Can Reduce Risk AND Optimize Growth

An On-Demand IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Infor and AWS

Date: This webinar is available on-demand.
Originally Broadcast: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Duration: 61 Minutes
Event Type: On-Demand Webinar
Cost: Free

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In today’s hyper-digital environment, the potential for security breaches and threats are increasing exponentially.  When successful, those breaches can be devastating to small and medium-sized businesses’ (SMBs) reputation and longevity.  However, digital cloud-based solutions offer these manufacturers built-in data security and protection measures that most companies would be hard-pressed to implement in their on-premises systems. In addition, for resource-constrained SMBs, adoption of digital technology solutions makes it possible to innovate and scale at a fast pace, allowing them to grow and be more competitive.

Join Infor and AWS security experts for a panel discussion to hear about:

  • Trends in the cybersecurity landscape
  • Balancing the need for innovation and growth while ensuring your infrastructure is secure
  • How cloud-based solutions can reduce your security risks, safeguard your data, and free your IT resources to focus on other tasks
  • What to consider when selecting a cloud solution to ensure your plan mitigates risks




Scott-Ward90.jpgScott Ward, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS

Scott Ward is a Principal Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Based out of Seattle, WA, Scott is part of a team that supports AWS's global network of technology and consulting partners. Scott’s focus is on security technology partners and his work with partners includes existing AWS architecture validation and improvements, planning new architectures for workloads on AWS, providing guidance on how to use new AWS services, and providing general technical enablement.  In addition to a focus on AWS cloud security, Scott has a deep background in supporting, enhancing, and building global financial solutions to meet the needs of large companies, including many years supporting the global financial systems for 

Castellina90.jpgNick Castellina, Director, Industry and Solution Strategy, Infor

Nick Castellina is Director of Industry and Solution strategy where he is responsible for marketing messaging and strategic direction in the discrete manufacturing industries. At Infor, Nick interacts with end users to understand their challenges and connects with product management and marketing to support Infor’s commitment to delivering focused solutions featuring industry best practices. Prior to Infor, Nick was Vice President and Research Group Director of the Aberdeen Group’s Business Planning and Execution research practice. There he worked with software vendors and end users to analyze trends and produce industry-leading content in topics related to Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Performance Management, Project Portfolio Management, and Business Process Management.

Hannigan90.jpgWendy Hannigan, Security Awareness and Policy Manager, Infor

Wendy Hannigan is the Security Awareness and Policy Manager in Infor’s Security Office.  At Infor, Wendy’s team is responsible for Infor employee security training and documentation of security policies used for Infor’s SOC, ISO 27001, HIPAA and other audits.  Wendy has over 20 years’ experience in the computer industry and 5 years in security and compliance.  As a Lean Sigma Green belt, certified Project Management Professional and PCI Professional, Wendy uses a data driven approach to identify security issues and find solutions that both increase security and fit business needs.  When Wendy is not fighting to keep Infor safe from cyber criminals, she runs a charity that provides STEM scholarships to at-need college bound high school students in Loomis California where she lives with her husband.

Ward90.jpgJodie Ward, Risk Analyst, Infor

Jodie Ward is a risk analyst at Infor and is responsible for Infor's internal security awareness program. In this role, she is consistently researching and implementing new methods for tackling the human factors in cyber security. Jodie recently graduated with a first Master’s degree in Cyber Security and Human Factors.

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