B.S.C.I.S., DeVry University
Beatrice Conner is a Managing Director and Practice Leader within the Advisory Services Practice.
She leads the firm’s global Cyber Proactive Advisory Services Practice, performing such duties as CISO support, governance risk and compliance strategy development, performing controls-based risk assessments, sales support and pursuit activities, and practice development.
Beatrice is an experienced information technology professional with over 27 years of experience, with 15 of those years in Cybersecurity working across many verticals.
Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Beatrice was a leader in Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and DXC Technology Advisory Services practice running Governance Risk and Compliance service lines in which she managed 18+ consultants and a book of business of approximately $8 million.
In this role Beatrice’s main responsibilities were practice development, assisting clients with maturing their cybersecurity program, scoping, staffing and leadership oversight across various engagements, as well as providing sales support.
Beatrice has also implemented, managed and enhanced security programs through the use of GRC Technology tools as well as enhancing and re-engineering cyber programs that were tool agnostic and consulted with two of the big four consulting firms helping clients to understand and improve their cybersecurity programs.
Beatrice has exposure in the area of implementing, managing, and improving cybersecurity solutions, oversight programs, processes, and strategies in the following areas:
- Third Party and Vendor
- Information Security
- Business Continuity
- GRC Transformation
- In-depth familiarity of regulatory compliance standards such as ISO 27001/2, NIST, SOX, HIPAA, PCI-DSS