Katie provides direct leadership over Information Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC). She is responsible for overseeing and driving security and compliance efforts for the company and customers.
Katie is accountable for ensuring OneNeck services are built and managed according to the foundational security principles of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA). To achieve the CIA triad, she works closely with the OneNeck teams accountable for adhering and improving services, based on key industry best practice frameworks such as ISO, ITIL and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. In addition, she oversees these teams as they work to minimize, identify and address information security risks. These teams, under Katie’s guidance, also maintain a compliance and certification portfolio that is relevant to customers including: EU–U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), SSAE 18 examinations, PCI Data Security Standard validation, and HIPAA and HITECH examinations.
Prior to joining OneNeck in September 2011, Katie spent 13 years, in various technical and management roles, within the Managed Services team of a prominent Midwest IT firm.
Katie holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
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