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Alvin Fong

Business Information Security Officer at Travelers
Hartford, Connecticut Area
I am an Information Security Professional with over 10 years experience in the Information Technology field. As a security professional, I have supported companies and agencies in the Government, Healthcare, and Defense industries. I have a Masters in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University and was awarded my Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification in November of 2014. At Travelers, I am the Claim Business Information Security Officer. I serve as Security Program Director for Claims' Secure Application/Systems Development (SDLC), Data and Privacy Management, Governance, Business engagement and IT alignment. Formerly, I led penetration tests and vulnerability assessments for multiple federal agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid services, and Federal Aviation Administration. I was also involved in conducting security research and development at MITRE's Cyber Security Operations Center to protect against advanced persistent threats. In the healthcare realm, I supported the Information Security Officer at Montefiore Medical Center on setting the security strategy, policy, and risk management process. I interfaced with the organizations' Infrastructure, Network, and Clinical Application teams to ensure HIPAA/HITECH compliance across the enterprise. I helped Montefiore Health Systems achieve their first SSAE 16 SOC2 attestation. I led application and mobile security testing and directed development of the Security Operations Center for Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, Intrusion Detection/Prevent systems.Outside of work, I co-Lead the Hartford Chapter of OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) and have been involved with their application hacking challenges since 2010.

Areas of Expertise
Application Security NIST Penetration Testing Risk Assessment & Management Security Consulting







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