Richard Greenberg, CISSP is the Information Security Officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Previous positions include Director of Surveillance and Information Systems, Chief of Security Operations, Director of IT, and Project Manager for various companies/agencies in the private and public sectors.
Richard brings over 25 years of management experience and has been a strategic and thought leader in IT and Information Security. His Project Management, Security Management and Operations, and Policy and Compliance experience has helped shape his broad perspective on creating and implementing Information Security Programs.
Richard, an Information Systems Security Association Fellow, has received their Honor Roll designation. He has also been selected as a finalist for both the (ISC)2 Americas Information Security Leadership Award in the Senior Information Security Professional category and the Los Angeles Business Journal CIO of the Year in Security.
Richard is the Chair of the Annual Healthcare Security and Privacy Forum in LA. He has been a Chair of several ISSA LA Security Summits, and all five of the AppSec California conferences. He has also served as the OWASP AppSec USA Conference Co-Chair and has been a member of the ISSA International Conference Committee.
Richard is the President of the ISSA and OWASP Los Angeles Chapters. He has worked diligently to bring together the various Southern California IT and InfoSec organizations to enhance their collaboration efforts, to help reach new IT and InfoSec professionals. He and his chapter have been a recipient of the OWASP Chapter of the year.
Richard has been a published author and has spoken on Information Security individually and on panels, most recently at the LMU Cybersecurity Summit in October and Shellcon in September. He is also a Security Evangelist, helping to spread the word about secure application development and general security awareness.