Welcome to ISSA LA Tenth Annual Information Security Summit. We will have great training opportunities and amazing speakers. 

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Scott Hennon

East West Bank
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Scott Hennon, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer Scott is the Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at East West Bank. In his role, Scott provides leadership and guidance for safeguarding private sensitive information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure. Scott also, in collaboration with other key Enterprise IT Risk Management team members, plans and develops security and risk management measures and strategies to identify, defend, and respond appropriately to cyber risks, threats and attacks.

Prior to this role, Scott worked at City National Bank, where he served as their SVP and CISO, providing leadership in a similar capacity to his current role at East West Bank. In addition, Scott has also had prior experience leading bank internal IT Audit teams, providing technology risk advisory and consulting services to several companies in multiple industries, and serving in IT leadership roles such as Director of IT and CIO.    Scott has 25 years’ experience in technology and information security and was recently named the 2015 “Cybersecurity Professional of the Year” by the LA Business Journal.  He also has over 18 years of relevant experience working in or around the financial services industry and audit. He holds ISACA certifications including being a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified in the Corporate Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT). He also holds the distinguished security certification from (ISC)2 for being a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).