CEO and Lead Consultant for Redmond Worldwide

US Army Retired

Education: MBA PhD

Certifications

  • MBCP, FBCI, CEM, PMP
  • Certified as Lead Implementer:
    – ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management
    – ISO/IEC 27032 Lead Cyber Security Manger
    – ISO/IEC 27035 Security Incident Response
    – ISO/IEC 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems
    – ISO/IEC 21500 Lead Project Manager
    – ISO/IEC 41001 Environmental Management
    – ISO 31000 Risk Management
  • Certified Implementer – Foundation
    – ISO 22316 Resiliency Management
    – ISO 22320 Emergency Management
  • Certified as Lead Auditor:
    – ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management
    – ISO/IEC 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems
    – ISO/IEC 41001 Environmental Management
  • Other Certifications:
    – Masters Business Continuity Planning (Disaster Recovery Institute) – MBCP
    – Masters Business Continuity Planning (Business Continuity Institute) – FBCI
    – Certified Emergency Manager – CEM
    – Certified Project Manager – PMP
    – Certified Trainer PECB

Dr. Redmond is an International Consultant, Speaker, Author, and Trainer.

Dr. Michael C. Redmond has helped organizations create great Programs. Her vast background includes consulting as a Sr. Manager for both Deloitte and KPMG for 7 ½ years, Chubb Services for 5 years and 11 years with Redmond Worldwide. Dr. Redmond is aware of many of the most recent incidents and why some of their plans did not work.

As a Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert, adviser, and consultant for Cyber Security projects, she has improved the Incident Management process by:

  • Defining the business requirements for a regulatory reporting function in a Cyber and in the Industry environment
  • Designing full training program as well as table top and simulation testing. Executing an Incident Drill using the Plans and Playbooks and ensuring that the procedures are executed, finalized and the response teams are trained.
  • Developing Cyber Security Incident Response plans
  • Developing full Incident Response Plan that ties in with the Enterprise Risk Management, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity programs.
  • Identifying gaps and closing those gaps
  • Meeting best practices, including NIST (National Institute Standards and Technology), ISO 27001, Cobit 4.1 and 5 in planning, testing and documenting.
  • Reviewing the current policy and procedures

She has consulted in the area of Cyber Security for clients in the arenas of Healthcare, Insurance, Financial and Manufacturing and others. Her projects have included:

  • SIEM Security information and event management which is Combining  software products and services combining Security Information Management (SIM) and Security Event Management (SEM)
  • (CSIRT) which is Cyber Security Incident Response Programs, Plans, Playbooks, Training and Testing.
  • Audit of CSIRT programs and documentation
  • Information Security Programs and Implementation
  • She has consulted in the area of Cyber Security

She has consulted in the area of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and High Availability for clients in the arenas of Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Manufacturing and others. Her projects have included:

  • Risk and Impact
  • Strategies
  • Planning
  • Training and Testing
  • Maintenance Development

She has 2 books which are coming out in 2016 and are being published by one of the Top International Publishers in the world. The first is a Cyber Security book and the second is a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery book.

Michael has a series of Audio Training that receive CEU’s from Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) and other certifications. They are:

  • Cyber Security Training – 6 CEU’s
  • Business Continuity Management – 20 CEU’s
  • COOP & COG – 6 CEU’s

Michael’s been honored as Top Woman in her field at a White House Luncheon and was selected out of the world to write the prolog for the chapter on RISK Management by the United Nations for their Disaster Book which was given to the head of state for every UN member nation. She has recently been named on the list of “Women of Distinction for 2016” by Women of Distinction Magazine for her work in Cyber Security.

She was selected to speak on Cyber Security Incident Response and SIEM at such recent conferences as:

  • International ISSA Conference
  • NYS Cyber Security Conference – Co Spoke with Acting CISO for New York State
  • ISACA Western New York Conference
  • Metric Stream Round Table in New York City

She served as an Adjunct Professor for Continuity Management at New York University and the Masters program at John Jay College. She served on the Boards of the New York Chapter for Association of Contingency Planners, Contingency Planners Association and NY Chapter of the Communications & Electronics Association. Currently responsible for event speakers for the Western NY Chapter of ACP.

Dr. Redmond is an author, an International Speaker and Trainer. She spoke in Nigeria and was endorsed by Gen Yakubu Gowon, Past Head of State. She served as the attaché to Chile for a special Speaking and Training project at the request of the President of Chile.  Ms. Redmond trained Agencies for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Health on Continuity of Operations Training. She recently spoke in Angola and trained over 50 corporations.

Her speaking Credits include: Emergency Management in Chile, World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto, Continuity Insights Conference, Disaster Recovery Journal Conference, Contingency Planning Exchange, AICPA, IDRA, Princeton Club, and Union Bank of Switzerland Conference. She has written and recorded many Audio CD series to include Business Continuity Management, COOP & COG, and Cyber Security.

Dr. Michael Redmond is available for consulting and speaking projects for Government and Private Enterprises.

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