Secure in our own skin
Doug Davidson works with business leaders and executives who are nervous that their company's critical data might be exposed and who want to ensure they are compliant with government rules and regulations. Doug's passion is for business. Understanding information security and risk management in today's world is a required business skill. Doug thrives on helping business leaders, executives and managers who have to run and grow their business in a complex, risky world and who need help understanding how security enables their business and protects it from threats.
Doug specializes in working with emerging businesses as well as small and medium enterprises that are experiencing fast growth and need security even faster. Doug also works with clients experiencing similar issues in the non-profit and higher education markets.
Doug's passion for entrepreneurs and other business leader began when he was the Research Director at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and continued as he began his consulting career. Prior to becoming an information security auditor and consultant, Doug managed two technology firms as a President and was the national practice leader for a network and web services professional services firm.
Doug has a BA in Public Administration. He studied at the Center for Advanced Study in Telecommunications at The Ohio State University and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, currently serving the local Columbus ISACA chapter as its program chairman.
CTO and Principal Security Consultant
By day, Jerod is the CTO and Principal Security Consultant with Jacadis. By night, he's a husband, father, writer, filmmaker, gamer, martial artist, and social media junkie.
Jerod has over a decade of hands-on IT, infosec, and compliance experience. He spent years as an Information Security Specialist with American Electric Power, one of the nation's largest generators of electricity, before moving to Abercrombie & Fitch, a multibillion dollar luxury retailer. At A&F, Jerod built out and managed the information security program. His team was tasked with all things infosec, including security operations, PCI and SOX compliance, and identity and access management.
His approach to infosec has two key tenets: don't be afraid to void warranties, and you shouldn't need to bypass security to get your work done.
Jerod is currently a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) in good standing.
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