IT Leadership Series: Generative AI and Security for You

IT Leadership Series: Generative AI and Security for You
Speaker: Jeff Crume, CTO for IBM Security Americas
Speaker: Carol Woodbury, President and CTO, DXR Security
Price: FREE to Members Only
Date/Time: September 7, 2023 @ 11:00AM (CT)

Generative AI is the buzzword of the year and is being used in various forms at all organizations, knowingly or unknowingly, and without guidelines or safeguards. Business leaders, and technology leaders, are faced with challenges on how to safely incorporate AI into their businesses. 

Join COMMON and industry security experts, Jeff Crume, Ph.D, IBM Distinguished Engineer, and Carol Woodbury, President and CTO of DXR Security, to examine the security implications of Generative AI, like ChatGPT, and address concerns that should be top-of-mind for all organizations running IBM i. 

The session will include a discussion where other IT Leaders will share their own use cases, and provide insight into successes and challenges with incorporating AI into their businesses.


Jeff Crume is a Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor and CTO for IBM Security Americas with more than 40 years’ experience in the IT industry. He has a PhD in Cybersecurity and serves as an Adjunct Professor at NC State University. Jeff is the author of a book entitled "Inside Internet Security: What Hackers Don't Want You To Know” as well as a contributing author to the "Information Security Management Handbook.” He is a member of the inaugural class of the NC State University Computer Science Alumni Hall of Fame where he has served on the school’s Strategic Advisory Board. He also serves on the editorial board for the “Information and Computer Security” research journal. He holds CISSP and ISSAP professional IT Security certifications as well as Distinguished Chief IT Architect credentials from The Open Group.  Jeff lived in Beijing on assignment in 2006 and has worked with clients in 50 countries.

With over 25 years experience in the area of IT security, Carol is known world-wide as an expert in the area of computer security. During her career, Carol has architected security solutions for Fortune 100 companies as well as small and medium-sized organizations. Carol is passionate about sharing her knowledge of IBM i Security and helping clients make improvements to their IBM i Security one step at a time. Carol is co-founder and CTO of DXR Security, a firm specializing in performing IBM i penetration tests. Carol has been an IBM Power Champion since 2018.

Carol is an educator, architect, designer, implementer and an award-winning speaker, specializing in IBM i Security.

Carol is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and a member of the ISACA organization.

9/7/2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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