PAUL R. SAND, MS, CISSP®
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
25+ years of leadership in Security, Information Technology (IT), voice and data communications.
Corporate Governance expert and member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Have served on for-profit and not-for-profit boards of directors for 12+ years.
As Vice President, Director, Technology Risk Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC) provides second line oversight of FHLBC’s technology risk and physical, personnel, and information security programs. Serves as Chairperson of FHLBC’s Technology Risk Subcommittee, is a voting member of FHLBC Operational Risk Oversight Committee and founding member of the Federal Home Loan Banking Systems Technology Risk working group.
As Senior Vice President, Operations, IP3, led design, development and delivery of courses in CISSP Exam Preparation, CISM Exam Preparation, Cloud Computing Security, Data Protection, The Financial Management of Risk and Voice Communication Security.
As President of Salare Security, lead commercialization of patented VoIP security technology licensed from the Illinois Institute of Technology developed via the National Security Agency’s Academic Center of Excellence in Information Assurance. Won grants from the US Army Research Office, the Illinois Homeland Security Development Office, and the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center. Won awards from the Global Security Alliance, the American Security Alliance, and Innovate Illinois.
As Working Group Chairman for the Unified Communications (UC) Security Project of the Internet Security Alliance (ISA) sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and DHS. Lead 50 volunteers from 42 companies in producing the Applicability of the Security Control Automation protocol (SCAP) to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Systems white paper and the pilot of a prototype system at the National Security Agency (NSA).
As Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors of the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA). Developed and instituted a chapter certification and governance program for 84 chapters serving 54,000 members across the US. Developed policy and liaised between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the INMA General Counsel. Instituted an engagement and collaboration program with the InfraGard chapters to share best practices, successes and solutions to common challenges.
A recognized innovative cyber security professional. Responsible for 43 Inventions resulting in 21 issued US Patents. Inventions spanned the disciplines of cyber security, physical security, public safety, voice communications, and data communications.
Member of the US Secret Service’s Cyber Fraud Task Force (CFTF). Provided briefings on UC Security and UC Risk Management to the ECTF and also to the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Asset Protection Executive Roundtable (APEX), the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC), and the Information Security Audit and Control Association (ISACA).
Member of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Security Council. Advisor for cyber security market development.
2011 To Present. Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Vice President, Director, Technology Risk Officer. FHLBC is a $97B institution and provides liquidity to small and regional banks in Illinois and Wisconsin as a “bank for banks.” Provide second line oversight for the technology risks and physical, personnel and information security risks of the bank. Chair the Technology Risk Subcommittee and a voting member of the Operational Risk Oversight Committee of the Bank.
2011 To 2011 IP3, Inc, Senior Vice President, Operations: IP3, Inc is an cyber security and risk management advisor and training company. Clients include fortune 500, US Government Agencies, and cyber security industry associations.
2007 To 2011 Salare Security LLC, President and CEO, Board Member: Founded company, acquired exclusive license to patent pending technology from IIT. Quickly became a cyber security industry thought leader in Unified Communications (UC) through leadership positions in the Internet Security Alliance’s VoIP Security Project, an Officer in the FBI’s Chicago Chapter of the InfraGard (Infrastructure Protection) Chicago Member Alliance, membership in the US Secret Services Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF), and participation in ANSI’s Homeland Security Standards Panel. Industry speaker including engagements at the NIST Security Automation Conference, IIT’s VoIP Conference and Expo, the US Secret Service, The Asset Protection Executives, The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and others. Key Results: Company named a “Top Security Start-up” by the Global Security Challenge in London, UK; Company named a finalist in the Innovate Illinois competition in 2008 and 2009.
2003 to 2007 mVerify Corporation, Vice President — Business Development: Joined mVerify Corporation in its very early stages. Defined product and market strategies and developed business relationships that moved the company into its initial and subsequent revenue generation stages. Key Results: placed software automation technology for use in testing UC deployment on the US National Command Authority’s fleet of aircraft; adapted product offering to drive the first automated testing solution for a geographic position system (GPS) based mapping application used by the Department of Defense (DoD).
1987 to 2002 Lucent Technologies/AT&T Nework Systems/Bell Laboratories, Senior Manager: Prolific researcher and inventor responsible for 41 inventions leading to 21 awarded US Patents in voice and data communications and security. Turned market share from 7% to 15% in the voice messaging business and drove revenues to a record level $260mm for my product lines. Lead a 20,000- person business unit wide cost reduction program that yielded a $240mm annual savings from a $10mm investment budget. Enhance employee engagement scores from 45% to 75% in 6 months for my division by transforming front line manager behavior.
Masters of Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Master of Science in Computer Science. Specialization: Data Communications and Networking. Masters’ Project: “Simulation of Network Protocols”
Bachelor of Arts, University of Jamestown, Jamestown, ND. Majors in Political Science, Business Administration and Computer Science. Activities: Student Association President, Varsity Football Team
CISSP® (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) #397891.
US GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE
Holds a US Government Secret Level Security Clearance granted through the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Private Sector Clearance Program (PSCP).
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Contributor to ANSI’s Homeland Security Standards Panel’s report: The Financial Management of Cyber Risk (March 31, 2010). Member Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP).
- InfraGard National Members Alliance, Board Member and Vice President.
- Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Senior Member.
- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Security Council. Member. Cyber Security Advisor.
- US Secret Service, Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF). Member.
- Information Security Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Member.
- Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). Member.
ISSUED US PATENTS
7,254,612 ; 7,110,515; 7,079,630; 6,980,799; 6,975,620; 6,865,390; 6,836,509; 6,823,189; 6,704,304; 6,701,156; 6,657,993; 6,611,742; 6,584,316; 6,580,787; 6,449,483; 6,405,042; 6,393,104; 6,263,068; 5,459,780; 5,450,482; 5,381,471