PDX Lunch & Learn: Developing a Cybersecurity Program - Identify & Protect

Event Details

May 22, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
1211 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204

TAO Member: $10

Non-Member: $25



Cybersecurity is one of the most urgent topics on the agendas of company leaders today. The development and implementation of a comprehensive cybersecurity program are foundational to an organization’s success. A strong cybersecurity program will be based on a recognized best practice framework and include the following categories: identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover.

This Technology Association of Oregon Lunch & Learn hosted by Sword & Shield on Wednesday, May 22nd from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm will address the identify and protect categories which include the following functions:


  • Asset management
  • Business environment
  • Governance
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management strategy


  • Access control
  • Awareness and training
  • Data security
  • Information protection and procedures
  • Maintenance
  • Protective technology

High level insights and recommendations about the development and implementation of these categories will be provided, along with potential solutions to assist with that effort.


Corey McReynolds          

Corey McReynolds
Director and Managing Consultant of Enterprise Solutions
Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc.

Corey graduated from Carson-Newman University with Bachelor of Arts in communications.  He then started his career with the United States Army where he worked on numerous war-time operations as a Military Intelligence asset.  He was Honorably Discharged as a Military Intelligence Officer from the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence at Fort Huachuca.  He then transitioned to supporting security operations at a Department of Energy research and development facility, where he rebuilt the facilities complete security operations procedures and manual.  During this time, he began working on additional technical degrees where he acquired three additional degrees in Information Technology, Programming, and Network Security & Forensics, while also earning all six of the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Certifications meeting requirements for both the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  During this period Corey transitioned into a Senior Systems Engineer/Solutions Architect position for a data storage company.  He designed and deployed four data centers capable of handling 500+ petabytes of combined data storage.  After completion of the degrees, Corey was offered a position at Sword & Shield Enterprise Security where he enjoys serving clients and solving problems with creative solutions.


The topic will be most relevant for business owners, C-Suite executives, and technology managers from all industries

Securing business for more than 20 years, Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc. partners with our customers to meet the needs of their dynamic cybersecurity and compliance landscape. We work closely with companies to become tightly integrated with their enterprise operations in the areas of managed security, risk and compliance, enterprise security consulting, security assessments and security training.