Finding The Hidden InfoSec Story

Dwayne Melancon

Dwayne Melançon, CISA is Tripwire’s Chief Technology Officer, where he is responsible for driving and evangelizing the company’s global product strategy. In this role, he works with enterprises around the world to help them objectively implement and manage information security and foundational controls in a way that is firmly aligned with the priorities of their businesses.

Dwayne has a history of research on IT practices and security, and was a contributor to both the Visible Ops Handbook and Visible Ops Security Handbook, working with authors Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford. As part of this effort, he contributed to research led by Carnegie Mellon’s SEI, the University of Florida, and the IT Process Institute in their studies and benchmarking of IT best practices. He works with numerous corporations around the world on IT service management improvement and IT security, and has teamed with the Institute of Internal Auditors in its pursuit of Generally Accepted IT Principles.

As a frequent, highly-rated speaker at international and regional itSMF, ISACA, ISSA, IIA and other industry events, Dwayne shares how to achieve world-class IT results. Using a framework of essential IT controls, he provide operations, security, and audit audiences with prescriptive steps they can take to improve IT change policies, procedures and systems.

Why I Joined The Analogies Project:

“In my work on technology projects, I find myself spending a lot of time ‘translating’ technical aspects of information technology into language that is more easily understood by non-technical, business stakeholders. Stories and analogies are my preferred tools for this kind of translation so when I found out about the Project, I knew I’d found kindred spirits and was drawn in immediately.”


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