SANDRA M. LAMBERT is the CEO of Lambert & Associates, LLC, a woman-owned and managed small business in Los Angeles, where she specializes in cybersecurity and business continuity consulting with clients worldwide. She is a widely published author and lecturer on information systems security. Sandra has developed CEU-accredited materials and taught numerous courses on information security at specialty seminars in the U.S. and internationally.
Her prior engagements include a five-year assignment at Citibank as the Director of Information Security with responsibility for developing a corporate information security program. Sandra defined the enterprise-wide security architecture, security policies, cryptographic product usage, and 24×7 cryptographic operations and customer support. She changed cybersecurity from a mere overhead expense into a positive marketing feature that enabled multiple Citibank business opportunities with their Fortune 100 customers resulting in increased revenue.
At Security Pacific Corporation for 15 years as Manager of Information Systems Security, she was responsible for SPC’s global information security program, and managed the development and implementation of security strategies, architectures, and technologies for the bank and its acquisitions.
Sandra is the founder of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), their first inductee in the Hall of Fame, a member of the Honor Roll and a Distinguished Fellow. In 2004, she won the SecurE-Biz Pioneers Award sponsored by Congressman Adam Putnam in recognition of her contribution in securing the National Critical Infrastructure. Ms. Lambert was awarded the 2009 (ISC)2 Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award. Sandra is a Certified Information Systems Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP), Certified in Disaster Recovery Planning (CDP), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), CCP, and CISA. She holds an MBA, an MS (Mathematics) and is listed in Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, and Who’s Who in Executives & Professionals.
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