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Cyber Security to Support Digital Transformation Goals

Cyber Security to Support Digital Transformation Goals



Cyber Security to Support Digital Transformation Goals

Speaker: Sandy Silk, founder  Cyber Risk and Resilience Consulting


Bistro Nouveau at The Center at Eastman, 6 Clubhouse Ln, Grantham

Wednesday, July 17th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Early Bird Special - Thru July 10th
Member: $30 ---- Non-member: $35
July 11th - July 13th Member: $35 ---- Non-member: $40
Speaker-only: $10 at the Door - Thru July  17th



Consumers are demanding we offer outstanding user experiences and technology interfaces, and we need to strategize how we both safeguard and leverage ever-growing portfolios of data and systems to differentiate ourselves from our competitors. Yet, often our cyber security programs and business goals seem to be at odds.

How do we revise our cyber security mindsets to support digital transformation initiatives?

  • Embed security into your culture, technologies, and processes
  • Empower innovation and time-to-market through consistent security risk governance
  • Assess the impacts, goals, and methods of likely cyber attacks and incidents
  • Align IT and security professionals with business objectives and risk tolerance
  • Prepare now for effective detection and response to reduce business impacts of incidents


Sandy Silk, founder of Cyber Risk and Resilience Consulting


Sandy Silk is the Director of Information Security Education and Consulting at Harvard University, Founder of Cyber Risk and Resilience Consulting, and a member of the Board of Advisors for the MS in Information Security Leadership at Brandeis University. At Harvard, she leads a team that consult with researchers, faculty, and departments on security risks and controls for the data, technology, and vendors they use within projects. She also oversees the information security awareness campaign at Harvard, coordinates the annual policy review, and teaches Information Security Foundations for Harvard’s IT Academy. Sandy is involved in several Women in Technology (WIT) organizations and seeks opportunities to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion for under-represented populations within the IT profession. Sandy’s prior information security career included positions with Fidelity Investments, Bose Corporation, and Wellington Management Company.


Please remember to bring an item to donate to the NH Food Bank!




Directions to Bistro Nouveau

Located just off from exit 13 of I-89, the Center at Eastman offers an array of dining options. A large menu of both casual and fine dining fare can be enjoyed in a variety of settings. Eastman offers a 40 seat pub area with TV and bar, a 50 seat dining room with working fireplace and vaulted ceilings, two large patios (one with a screened in porch area), and a beautiful 200 seat function room with large wraparound deck and natural light.



Our Sponsors





Boston University’s Metropolitan College (BU MET) offers Master of Science programs in Project Management and Computer Information Systems with IT Project Management and Security concentrations—as well as graduate certificates in each area. BU MET’s renowned online and on-campus curricula emphasize agile, complex project management, leadership, mega-projects, communication, and both risk and cost analysis. Students are well-prepared for Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification and Certified Associate in Project Management Certification (CAPM™) exams; those holding certification earn 45 PDUs per course. Both degree programs are accredited by the PMI® Global Accreditation Center.

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Eastman is a sustainable, intergenerational, recreational, planned community that offers an active, four-season lifestyle. Eastman, which was founded in 1971, encompasses property in the towns of Grantham, Enfield and Springfield. The community’s amenities include a lake with six private beaches and public boat launch, 18-hole golf course, cross country ski and hiking trails, pool and fitness center, tennis and pickleball courts, an on-site restaurant, and an abundance of social, governance and interest groups for all ages. 603-863-4240.



Granite State College, a member of the University System of New Hampshire, focuses exclusively on providing adult students with supportive, high quality, and affordable programs. With associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, as well as post-baccalaureate programs for teachers, we emphasize areas of study that are responsive to the needs of employers and employees alike. 

We are the leading public provider for online degree programs in New Hampshire and top-ranked among the nation’s best for “Best Online Degree Programs” by U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, our MS in Project Management program is accredited by PMI’s Global Accreditation Center.
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Cancellation Policy: 

Our cancellation policy:   If you pay in advance and are unable to attend, you must send a notice to the Director of Events before the event.   You will be given a credit for a future chapter meeting.


Event Properties

Event Date 07-17-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 07-17-2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 07-17-2019 9:00 pm
Cut off date 07-17-2019 9:00 pm

Monthly Food Drive for NH Food Bank

Bring an item to donate to the NH Food BANK to the Chapter Meeting.

New Hampshire Food Bank requests non-perishable shelf stable foods. ie

  • Canned Soups
  • Pastas
  • Cereals
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Crackers
  • Granola Bars
  • Peanut Butter
  • Other non-perishable items - Cash or check made payable to NH Food Bank

If you are interested in volunteering collecting, delivering, and/or sorting, contact Communications.

Since February the Chapter collects donations at  each Chapter Meeting and drops them off at the NH Food Bank. The items are then distributed throughout the New Hampshire area.  Thank you for supporting this activity.

Professional Photographer

NOTICE: A professional photographer may be on site to document the event and activities. Photographs are the sole property of PMI New Hampshire Chapter. By registering for and attending these events, attendees understand that PMI New Hampshire Chapter may use their likeness or language for future promotional purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, please notify the photographer on site.