iSecure Solutions, an information security analysis and solutions group, offers a comprehensive risk, compliance and security assessment approach that is focused on helping higher ed institutions and government organizations assess the information security of their overall environment. Leveraging our professional experience, we offer solutions that are based on regulatory requirements, best practices and published standards.
Kathleen is the founder and principal of Kaneda Roberts & Associates, Ltd., d/b/a iSecure Solutions. iSecure Solutions provides information security consulting for higher educational institutions and government entities, offering compliance and risk assessments as well as security solutions for organizations who are just beginning or relatively new to the information security.
Prior to starting up iSecure Solutions, Ms. Roberts worked for Dr. Ed Amoroso, AT&T’s Chief Information Security Officer. In this position she was responsible to bring products to market that were based upon internal AT&T security capabilities. Ms. Roberts launched two new security products and grew a security portfolio that was modeled after the security industry’s best practices and AT&T’s internally deployed security capabilities. Though her initial focus was on the government customer segment, this was later expanded to include commercial users as well.
Ms. Roberts earned the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) from ISACA in February 2011 and the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from ISACA in June 2011. She graduated from Penn State University with an MBA - Management Information Systems emphasis, is a member of the Philadelphia Chapter of Infragard and is active in her church.
Kathleen can frequently be found in her kitchen cooking up a storm of ethnic favorites, exploring regional places of interest and seeking out adventures with her elderly mom in tow. She and her husband have a grown son and daughter.
Sanina is currently the Chief Security Engineer at Kaneda Roberts & Associates, Ltd., d/b/a iSecure Solutions. Ms. Shen has over 20 years experience in providing technical expertise for information technology, system development and professional services in security, technical management, IT infrastructure and compliance solutions.
Previously, she was the VP of Product Development, USADATA, Inc., where she was responsible for the company's overall software development and deployment direction as well as infrastructure design and information security decisions.
Prior to USADATA, Ms. Shen was the Information Security District Manager for AT&T Labs. During her six years at AT&T Labs, she was responsible for managing and supporting AT&T security services that were based upon internal AT&T security capabilities. Her initial focus was on the system development and deployment; this was later expanded to include information system and network security. While at AT&T Labs, she earned the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from (ISC)2, the Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI) and a Project Management Master’s Certification from Stevens Institute of Technology. She earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA in early 2006 and has also obtained ISACA’s Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).
Ms. Shen has an MS of Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology.
Fernando has extensive information technology management experience and has been instrumental in the development, implementation and operation of information technology systems at a number of organizations.
Mr. Reiser has worked as an employee as well as a consultant within the financial services industry where his major responsibilities included information data security and regulatory compliance. He has developed and implemented policies, procedures and IT risk assessments for a number of organizations to ensure compliance with Sarbanes – Oxley, GLBA, 12 CFR part 30, FDICIA regulations and FFIEC guidelines. In addition, he has been directly responsible for developing and implementing technical security systems for perimeter security, intrusion detection systems and user authentication.
One of Fernando’s major accomplishments to date has been the development of an information security infrastructure and safeguarding of electronic data stored on Progress Bank’s IT systems. Mr. Reiser leveraged his prior experience and expertise while at this organization to strengthen the perimeter network security and enhance user authentication.
Most recently, Fernando performed security program reviews, IT risk assessments and IT control environment assessments. He also developed IT control documentation, tested control objectives and assisted clients in remediation activities.
Fernando earned the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from (ISC)2 in 2005. He also obtained ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) as well as the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) designations. He has a M.S. degree in Enterprise Network Management from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, U.K.
Sharon is Senior Vice President and responsible for Marketing, at Kaneda, Roberts & Associates, Ltd., d/b/a iSecure Solutions. Ms. Juergens has over 20 years in the information technology industry and brings a strong customer focus and project management experience to the team. Her outstanding track record as Sales Vice President in AT&T’s Federal Government Markets provided her with a clear understanding of the regulatory landscape and the key role that privacy and security play in today’s marketplace. Her success with the high profile Internal Revenue Service client was due in large part to a keen understanding of her client’s challenges, her ability to creatively use emerging technology to solve business problems and a strong desire to educate her client all at the same time. Sharon and her Sales Branch earned high marks for their outstanding track record. Her sales portfolio included emerging technologies as well as security products and services such as a network and host based intrusion detection, a two-factor authentication service using RSA’s SecurID, a government Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) offering and network/premise based firewall services.
Ms. Juergens most recently served at Merrill Lynch, first as Product Manager for Merrill Lynch’s global data network services and then as a Project Manager, supporting a New York-based project management team who focused on the protection of client data.
Sharon graduated with an MBA from George Washington University in Washington, DC and a B.S. at Iowa State University. She serves on the Board of Directors of Women Rising, an organization that assists women and their families in Jersey City, NJ and Hudson County to achieve self sufficiency and live safe, fulfilling and productive lives. This transition occurs through social services, economic development and advocacy services. She is also a volunteer at Hillwood Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC.
Richard Morrison holds a B.A. from Bucknell University and a J.D. from Cornell Law School. After 7 years of private practice, he taught at the private college level for much of the next 20 years and served as general counsel to his institution from 1989 through 2008. As such he had responsibility for overseeing regulatory compliance and risk management, as well as for managing all legal issues affecting the college.
Richard’s day-to-day responsibilities involved providing counsel and legal advice to senior administrative officers, deans, department chairs, directors and others in the areas of academic administration, student affairs, registrar, admissions, financial aid, business, development, information technology, operations, international programs, internships and field experiences, public relations, human resources, safety, and student health services.
Oversight responsibility for statutory and regulatory compliance included advising, developing policies, and training college personnel on appropriate procedures regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (Higher Education Act reauthorization), and FTC “Red Flags” Rules.
A particular joy for Richard (aside from his family) is teaching both in his church and in small churches in Bosnia, to which he travels each year.
Mr. Bloch has over 29 years of successful Information Technology experience
specializing in security, infrastructure, systems integration and project
management. The organizations he has served have primarily been in Federal Government, State and Local Government, Education, Private and Christian Schools and Organizations, and Not-For-Profit Service Organizations
as medium and small businesses has enabled him to maintain a fresh,
entrepreneurial approach while bringing best practice disciplines and sound,
current technical solutions to organizations of all sizes.
We are pleased to have Dave as our newest addition to the iSecure Solutions team.
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