Patrick will discuss the
current state of data encryption and key management technologies for the
IBM System i platform and how companies are working to secure their
sensitive data. He will also discuss the direction of the regulatory
environment regarding data security and answer questions about technical
and compliance issues. Patrick will be available for one-on-one
consultations following the user group meeting.
Patrick Townsend is President of Patrick
Townsend & Associates. His company provides data encryption and secure
data transfer solutions for the IBM System i and other Enterprise server
platforms. Patrick has been active in the Enterprise software and
services arena for many years starting with the IBM System 36 in 1980.
The company now serves Enterprise customers across a wide variety of
industry segments including Retail, Banking and Finance, Insurance,
Manufacturing, Health, and Hospitality. Patrick's company is a founding
member of the PCI Security Vendor Association and participates in a
number of industry security initiatives.