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    Mitch Zahler has served on the Executive Threat Intelligence Committee for the FS/ISAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center) as well as continuing to serve other security and fraud advisory boards. He is a Certified Information Security Manager and certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls.

    Mitch is currently Chief Information Security Officer at Proactive Cyber Security, which focuses on SMB security and has previously worked for global organizations such as HSBC Bank, Republic National Bank, American Express, Bear Sterns and Deloitte.

    With more than 20 years of experience in the Information Security and Risk field Mitch's breadth of knowledge crosses numerous disciplines including global security incident response, security architecture and design, data loss prevention, fraud, cyber forensics and incident management.

    Mitch is an innovative strategic, entrepreneurial & tactical information security risk executive with a proven record of leading international teams as well as a trusted adviser to senior stakeholders.

    Over the past few years he has begun taking more of an interest in the lack of effective security and risk programs in small- and medium-sized businesses as they become more of a target for security and regulatory compliance and fraud issues.

    Mitch is also an Adjunct Professor teaching students Information Security at Rutgers University.

    The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Mitch Zahler and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.