Cyber Survival Guide
A how to guide on behaviors that lessen your cyber exposures
About This CourseThis is a guide for non-technical folks on how to lessen their cyber exposures on the Internet and elsewhere in the cyber eco-system we all inhabit.
Who This Course Is For?
Doug Nagan has over fifty years experience in computer and information technology. Currently he is working with clients on projects involving business and IT strategic issues. He most recently created, with a Philadelphia law firm, Kleinbard LLC, a family of cyber risk exposure management protocols.
The protocols, Frigate for general business use, and Summa for higher educational institutions, provide a strategic overview of organizations' cyber risk exposures with recommendation for appropriate actions to address the potential risks.
Doug has assisted clients, including the U.S. Air Force, assess risks in manufacturing, finance, IT and supply chains. Results have included direct savings of over $100 million and the avoidance of potential risks of equivalent value through assessment of existing operational and implementing suggested improvements.
His experience includes: business analysis, business continuity, information technology, merger consolidation, operations and process improvement, project and program management, risk assessment and management, and sourcing strategy. Clients range from start-ups to Global 25 corporations across eight industries.
Doug founded Nagan Research Group in 2009 to pursue research in cyber risk. In 1992, Doug founded and led International Resource Management, Inc. for 16 years to provide high level strategic guidance to corporate clients and to pursue the development of several technologies that he had invented. He currently holds U.S. Patent 5,818,400 for a new display technology.
Prior to 1992, Doug held executive positions in John Wiley & Sons, The Boston Company and Commercial Union.
Education: BS in Electrical Engineering – Lafayette College
MBA course work – New York University
Life Member IEEE and The Computer Society
Publications: eERM – effective Enterprise Risk Management 2011 ISBN 978-1460980446; eCEM –effective Cyber Exposure Management 2012 ISBN 978-1478183785; The Case for a National Preparedness Standard and Metric, presented at the IEEE-HST conference in May 2007
"The course was very useful and I have a much better and clearer understanding of cyber risk exposure. It is well presented and hits all the right notes. A good framework which I will be incorporating into our bank branch in Australia"
- Vijay Poobathy, Risk & Compliance Office, Australia