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DR. REBECCA GOZA

  •  CISA, CIA, CFE, CGEIT, CRISC, PCIP, DBA

  • Experience: 25 years
Biography

Rebecca “Becky” Goza serves in the Chief Information Security Officer role as Senior Manager of Information Security for Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores. Prior to joining Love’s, Becky served as American Cancer Society’s Vice President of Internal Audit for sixteen years. While under the direction of Becky, the American Cancer Society’s Internal Audit department received the prestigious Institute of Internal Auditors’ Recognition of Commitment (ROC) Award.

Becky has over 25 years’ experience as an Internal Audit and Information Technology professional with strong expertise in IT management, IT security management, IT enterprise architecture, IT Audit, as well as Financial, Operational and Compliance Auditing.

Becky’s area of key focus expertise include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Application and General Controls Security
  • Security Operations Incident Response
  • Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Planning
  • IT Risk, Governance & Compliance
    Management
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance
  • California Consumer Privacy Act and other state Data Security regulation

Becky has worked in various industries and organizations throughout her career, including Coopers & Lybrand, the Hertz Corporation, Fleming Foods, and American Cancer Society. Becky was also an adjunct professor of Accounting at the University of Central Oklahoma and Kentucky State University. Becky is the author of various textbooks and articles and has been a course facilitator for the Institute of Internal Audit since 2010.

Honors & Awards

John is a celebrated leader in his field. He has been honored for his leadership and ingenuity in information technology, including:

2013 ISE Nominee–Information Security Executive of the Year (Healthcare) – North America Region
2013 ISE Celebrated Information Security Executive of the Year–Central Region
2012 ISE Nominee–Information Security Executive of the Year (Healthcare) – North America Region
2012 ISE Nominee–Information Security Executive of the Year – Southeast Region
2010 ISE Finalist–Information Security Executive of the Year – West Region
2010 ISE Finalist–Information Security Project of the Year – North America Region

In 2012, John was one of 25 professionals awarded the TBS Cyber Security Visionary Award. Additionally, in May of 2012, John was one of 65 cybersecurity industry leaders invited to The White House in May 2012 to discuss the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).

Professional Development – Areas of Focus
John is subject matter expert on numerous topics, including Cyber Security, IT Governance and Compliance.
Speaking Highlights

John is a well-known speaker in the IT world, highly regarded and respected for his knowledge and presentation style.

MISTI InfoSEC World – March 2018
SecureWorld – October 2017
RSAEurope Security Conference- SME Panelist on Application Security
RSAUSA Security Conference- Innovation in Application Security

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