Our next Jacksonville IT Council meeting will be

Tuesday January 29, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Free for Jacksonville IT Council Members & $10 for Guests

* PLEASE NOTE: The meeting room for this meeting has changed.  Please meet us at the Urban Resource Center (Room 103). It is just across the parking lot from the ATC so you can walk from the ATC or park at the URC.

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Michael Scott

Executive Director at Optiv

Plan, Build and Run Successful Cyber Security Programs

Executive Advisory, Office of the CISO

Michael Scott is an information security executive with over twenty years of information technology and information security experience.  In his current role as an executive director within the Office of the CISO executive advisory team at Optiv, he works as a trusted advisor to assess, develop, guide and improve information security management programs while ensuring alignment with business goals and objectives.

Before joining Optiv, Scott was the chief information security officer at Wendy’s Company including the former Wendy’s Arby’s Group, and Arby’s Restaurant Group prior to its divestiture.  His tenure in information security also includes work at NCR, Verint, Witness Systems, and the US Navy as an intelligence specialist. 

Some of the notable accomplishments in these programs include the creation of a franchise security program, integrated role-based identity and access management, automated vulnerability management, compliance simplification, incident response and full security integration into the SDLC for a mobile application hosted in the cloud. He is a passionate leader who has built his career on practical and operationalized security.


FSCJ Technology Center
401 W State St
Room 140                  
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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