PDX Lunch & Learn: Developing a Cybersecurity Program - Detect

Event Details

Sep 18, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
1211 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204

TAO Member: $10

Non-Member: $25



Cybersecurity is one of the most urgent topics on the agendas of company leaders today. The development and implementation of a comprehensive cybersecurity program are foundational to an organization’s success. A strong cybersecurity program will be based on a recognized best practice framework and include the following categories: identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover.

This Technology Association of Oregon Lunch & Learn hosted by Avertium on Wednesday, September 18th from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm will address detect category which includes the following functions:


  • Anomalies & Events
  • Security Continuous Monitoring
  • Detection Process

High-level insights and recommendations about the development and implementation of these categories will be provided, along with potential solutions to assist with that effort.



Corey McReynolds
Managing Consultant

Corey graduated from Carson-Newman University with a Bachelor of Arts in communications.  He then started his career with the United States Army where he worked on numerous war-time operations as a Military Intelligence asset.  He was Honorably Discharged as a Military Intelligence Officer from the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence at Fort Huachuca.  He then transitioned to supporting security operations at a Department of Energy research and development facility, where he rebuilt the facilities complete security operations procedures and manual.  During this time, he began working on additional technical degrees where he acquired three additional degrees in Information Technology, Programming, and Network Security & Forensics, while also earning all six of the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Certifications meeting requirements for both the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  During this period Corey transitioned into a Senior Systems Engineer/Solutions Architect position for a data storage company.  He designed and deployed four data centers capable of handling 500+ petabytes of combined data storage.  After completion of the degrees, Corey was offered a position at Sword & Shield Enterprise Security where he enjoys serving clients and solving problems with creative solutions.


The topic will be most relevant for business owners, C-Suite executives, and technology managers from all industries

Avertium was created as a result of the acquisition of Terra Verde, TruShield Security Solutions and Sword & Shield Enterprise Security by leading growth capital firm Sunstone Partners. The collective talent, assets and resources of all three firms are now operating as one; forming one of the largest cybersecurity and advisory services companies focused on the needs of mid-to large enterprises. Customers spanning the retail, healthcare, hospitality, financial services, manufacturing and public sectors trust Avertium’s 150+ highly certified cybersecurity professionals to help defend against threats while mitigating risks and ensuring compliance. Security operations centers in Arizona and Tennessee ensure managed security services customers enjoy uninterrupted coverage.