About Daniel Ziesmer

Daniel Ziesmer is the President of Centripetum LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to supporting small business risk management and cybersecurity efforts. He is a former college professor, security officer and architect, and security compliance professional, with extensive prior experience in establishing security programs for government and private industry, including industrial and automation control system (IACS) environments. Daniel holds a wide array of industry certifications, is a member of and contributor to numerous GRC, IT, ICS, and scientific industry organizations, and has served as a technical editor for more than a dozen IT industry books and textbooks.
3 Oct 2019

Presentation from the 2019 ISSA International Conference

By |2019-11-08T10:29:18-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Presentations|

Once again, my thanks to everyone who attended the conference and my presentation yesterday.  This version was not significantly different from the presentation in Colorado Springs, but just in case you want the most current one, the PDF version of the presentation can be downloaded here: Policies, Processes, and Procedures - Oh My! If [...]

5 Sep 2019

Presentation from the 2019 Colorado Springs Peak Cyber Symposium

By |2019-09-05T12:05:32-07:00September 5th, 2019|Presentations|

My special thanks to everyone who attended the presentation yesterday.  Honestly, knowing this topic is often not seen as the most stimulating of issues in the field - even if it is critically important - I didn't know what to expect in terms of attendance at the symposium and interest in the discussion.  With so [...]

22 Aug 2019

Presentation from Aug 22 SJC Enterprise Center Meeting

By |2019-08-27T13:54:38-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Presentations|

My thanks to everyone who attended my presentation today.  A PDF version of the presentation can be downloaded here for anyone who would like a copy: The ABCs of GRC: Small Business Considerations for Governance, Risk, and Compliance Note that the presentations include references to many of the resources of information used; I would [...]

7 Aug 2019

Small Business Training on Risk Management and Cybersecurity – August 22, 2019

By |2019-08-07T13:30:53-07:00August 7th, 2019|Education and Training|

New Mexico MEP, WESST, the San Juan College Enterprise Center, and the Farmington SBDC are hosting a half-day training session on August 22, 2019, from 9am to 1pm. Location: 5101 College Blvd, Farmington, Room 5017 of the San Juan College Enterprise Center. Daniel Ziesmer will be starting the day with a talk and active discussion [...]

16 Jul 2019

Presenting at the 2019 ISSA International Summit

By |2019-08-07T12:22:19-07:00July 16th, 2019|Presentations|

Daniel Ziesmer will be presenting at the ISSA International Summit again this year, on the topic of: "Policies, Programs, and Procedures, Oh My!" (And, yes, this is the same topic to be presented at the Colorado Springs Peak Cyber Symposium.  They accepted the proposal first, so...) Despite the apparent ubiquity of policy, program, and procedural [...]

31 May 2019

Join Us at the 2019 Peak Cyber Symposium in Colorado Springs

By |2019-08-07T11:48:34-07:00May 31st, 2019|Presentations|

Daniel Ziesmer, will be presenting at the 9th Annual Colorado Springs Peak Cyber Symposium being held in Colorado Springs, CO, September 3-5. Daniel will be presenting the topic, "Policies, Programs, and Procedures, Oh My!" Despite the apparent ubiquity of policy, program, and procedural documents in cybersecurity programs, the simple truth is that far too many [...]

29 Mar 2019

2019 Four Corners CyberCon Presentations

By |2019-03-29T12:35:29-07:00March 29th, 2019|Presentations|

My thanks to everyone who attended my presentations earlier this month at the 2019 Four Corners CyberCon. PDF versions of the presentations can be downloaded here for anyone who would like a copy: 2019 CyberCon - Death by 1000 Paper Cuts, The Small Business Security Problem 2019 CyberCon - Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Questions Note [...]

7 Mar 2019

President will Keynote at Four Corners CyberCon 2019

By |2019-03-07T13:27:27-07:00March 7th, 2019|Presentations|

The President of Centripetum will be the opening Keynote Speaker at this year's Four Corners CyberCon 2019, being hosted at San Juan College in Farmington, NM.  In addition, the President will be presenting a second discussion later in the day. Did you know there is a massive technology infrastructure that is barely secured, seldom monitored, [...]

19 Oct 2018

Presentation from the 2018 ISSA International Conference

By |2019-11-08T11:28:14-07:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Once again, my thanks to everyone who attended the conference and my presentation yesterday.  Hopefully you found the discussion insightful, and can use this information when having conversations about your own business, clients, vendors, and partners: Death by a 1000 Paper Cuts: The Small Business Security Problem If anyone has any questions about the [...]

21 Aug 2018

Presenting at the 2018 ISSA International Conference and Cyber Atlanta 2018

By |2019-03-07T17:03:35-07:00August 21st, 2018|Presentations|

Daniel Ziesmer will be presenting at the ISSA International Conference again this year, on the topic of: "Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts: The Small Business Security Problem". Did you know there is a massive technology infrastructure that is barely secured, seldom monitored, and its security risks almost completely unknown? It supports 1/3 of the [...]