George D.H. Hertzberg

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 George D.H. Hertzberg, MS, CIA, CDP

Businessman; College professor/administrator; Public servant; Manager; Pioneer in computer languages, data communications and in systems security, audit and control. Founder/leader of learned professional associations; Salesman; Crusader against waste, inefficiency, and corruption; Whistle-blower; Soldier. Civil rights activist; Singer, songwriter, event planner; Community service volunteer; Fighter against bigotry and injustice; Proponent of the arts and multicultural understanding; Husband and father.

BRIEF BIO

Mr. Hertzberg is founder and senior officer of Data Day Inc. and of its two subsidiaries, PAGE Assured Systems and Hertzberg, Harelick & Co. He has been in computing since 1958, and focused on systems security, audit and control since 1969. A lifelong educator, he was Curriculum Coordinator, computer curricula at NYU and Assoc. Professor, Information Sciences, Fairleigh Dickinson University and at Baruch College, CUNY. He created and directs The Users'Partnerships and their chapters.

George was a founder and senior officer of the New York Metro chapters of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He created ISSA and ISACA Annual Conferences and provides worldwide seminars, training programs and symposia for these and other professional organizations. His Formulae on Risk Analysis and Control are now the standard. His initiation and direction of the Single-Sign-on and Internet Security committees of the ISSA have received wide acclaim.

Professor Hertzberg was a pioneer in programming languages for the late Admiral Grace Hopper in the development of COBOL and an early implementer of data communications. He served as a project manager, systems analyst and programmer of human resources and materials requirements applications for Exxon. George was Director of EDP Audit and Systems Security for Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield; and Chief, Bureau of EDP Audit, Comptroller's Office, New York City. He also participated in President Reagan's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control (The Grace Commission.) and was the only Democrat on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Action Committee for the Grace Commission.

Hertzberg received the coveted Thomas J. Fitzgerald Award for outstanding achievement in the field of Systems Security and for his career-long service to IT Audit and Control. His engagements include management, control, security, and contingency planning as well as evaluation and audit of data communications. He provides architecture, design & integration for security and audits of UNIX, Win NT & XP, SUN and other platforms. He has been cited for his outstanding reviews and cost-containment and security solutions for internet applications.


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