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SIM Houston Cyber-Security SIG Special Event

Monday, January 27, 2020 11:00 am – 1:00 p.m.

2 for 1 (Presentation & Panel Discussion)

Presentation: Cyber Security thru Privacy Lens

Panel Discussion:  "CCPA, Where Companies Stand in Processing DSARs"


11:00 - 11:10      Registration, Lunch available

11:10 - 12:00      Speaker Presentation:  Sesh Vaidyula

12:10 - 12:50      Panel Discussion:  CCPA, Where Companies Stand in Processing DSARs

12:50 -  1:00       Q&A, Adjourn                      


Sesh Vaidyula, practice head for Risk Compliance and Assurance practice at Wipro Technologies, will present on why organizations should take a privacy centric approach to build a robust cyber security program with emphasis on: Common pitfalls, Overlaps and dependencies between CISO and Privacy, and an Integrated approach to cyber security. 


Harvey Nusz, will follow with a panel discussion on CCPA, Where Companies Stand in Processing DSARs. Guest panelists will remark on what they seeing with various industries, the volume and types of DSARs, the processes in place, and the level of automation currently and planned. Comments on major SW tools will also be included. An open floor Q&A will follow for  all participants, so please bring your questions and your input for this interactive session!


Wipro Houston Office

1080 Eldridge Parkway, Suite 1400

Houston, TX 77077


Parking: Available in front of the building or in the parking garage, 1st floor Visitor section


**Upon arrival, go to the Front Desk and ring the bell to get access to the Training room


Mr. Sesh Vaidyula
Practice Head, RIsk Compliance and Assurance, Wipro

Sesh Vaidyula is a practice head for Risk Compliance and Assurance practice at Wipro Technologies.


Sesh has 20+ years of experience in providing consulting and advisory services in risk, compliance and cyber security domains.  He is a subject matter specialist with a multi-domain exposure to the areas of enterprise & operational risk, cyber security & privacy, third-party risk, internal audit, systems audit, fraud investigations, business cycle and ITGC reviews, and compliance, especially with respect to Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, CCPA and the like.


Sesh is a public speaker and presented on various risk and compliance topics; Well-known among the risk, compliance, security, and audit community as a GRC specialist and a thought leader.

Generously sponsored by Wipro


Mr. Harvey Nusz

Managing Consultant/Director

Privacy Implementation


Harvey has enabled companies to become compliant and secure in Sox, PCI-DSS, FISMA, HIPAA, NY Department of Financial Services CRR500 Cybersecurity Regulation, and Privacy Shield, and he is now focusing on the California Consumer Privacy Act, the NYDFS regulation, the EU GDPR, CCPA, Nevada’s SB 220, and other major privacy laws and efforts. 


Harvey started working on GDPR in August, 2015 and has managed a project to enable a company to achieve Privacy Shield compliance. He is focusing now on privacy, compliance, and security, and has also previously focused in auditing, risk management, governance, IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Identity Access Management and Access Certification, Program Management, and Security Architecture.


Harvey is a native Texan who has benefited from living and working outside Texas for about 13 years, in Illinois, Wisconsin, Utah, and Nevada. He gives back to his profession by serving in leadership roles in Houston ISACA, Houston SIM, and previously in IAPP, South Texas ISSA, AITP, and ISACA in Milwaukee. Harvey has a BBA from UH Bauer, and 29 hours in accounting.


Harvey is currently Managing Consultant/Director, Privacy Implementation for Wipro.


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