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.
5 Sep 2019

Presentation from the 2019 Colorado Springs Peak Cyber Symposium

By |2019-09-05T12:05:32-06:00September 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 |2019-08-27T13:54:38-06:00August 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 |2019-08-07T13:30:53-06:00August 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 |2019-08-07T12:22:19-06:00July 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 |2019-08-07T11:48:34-06:00May 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 |2019-03-29T12:35:29-06:00March 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 |2019-03-07T13:27:27-06:00March 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, [...]

21 Aug 2018

Presenting at the 2018 ISSA International Conference and Cyber Atlanta 2018

By |2019-03-07T17:03:35-06:00August 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 [...]

26 Apr 2018

Join Us at the 2018 Peak Cyber Forum in Colorado Springs

By |2019-03-07T17:03:05-06:00April 26th, 2018|Presentations|

Daniel Ziesmer, will be presenting at the 8th Annual Colorado Springs Peak Cyber Forum (formerly the Technology and Training Forum, or CSTTF), being held in Colorado Springs, CO, August 22-23. Daniel will be presenting the topic, "From Tactical to Practical: Getting Incident Response Right". It seems that everyone talks about the importance of incident response [...]

22 Feb 2018

Four Corners CyberCon 2018 Presentation

By |2018-02-22T11:23:35-06:00February 22nd, 2018|Presentations|

We would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth and joined us for our presentation on incident response planning.  You can retrieve a PDF version of our presentation using the link below: By the way, for those of you who attended, you'll be happy to note that the video is [...]