Data Migration & Information Obfuscation + Beyond Encryption & Data Masking (22/04/14) Print
Friday, 28 March 2014 00:00

We are pleased to announce our next event, which takes place on April, 22: "Data Migration & Information Obfuscation + Beyond Encryption & Data Masking", the venue is kindly provided by Deloitte Berkenlaan 8A, 1831 Diegem, Belgium
Meeting room “Grand Place”, located in building 8A (red one); Wifi available
Parking will be booked.


18.00 – 18.30 Registration
18.30 – 18.40 Welcome
18.40 – 19.15 Enhanced Data Migration & Information Obfuscation: Trends & Techniques; PowerPoint Demo & Discussion – Bob Gardner
19.15 – 19.30 Networking break
19.30 – 20.30 Advanced Technologies: Beyond Encryption & Data Masking; WebEx Presentation DataVantage Global – DCR US Staff & Bob & Ed
20.30 – 21.30 Networking Drink

With special thanks to Deloitte for hosting this event and providing the catering.

Registration is mandatory. Please make sure to register by Friday 18 April COB. Parking will be available.

Register here:


Trends – International APT attacks; Emerging Legal & Reputation Consequences; Enterprise Transition Vulnerabilities (i.e. New Cloud, M&A Implementations).
Techniques – Protecting the DNA; Mitigating Legal and Reputation Consequences (iCloud, SAFETY Act and FedRAMP).
Technology – Measuring Real Enterprise Exposure.




Edward L. Stull (Ed): As DCR’s Chief Architect for enterprise-level Data Privacy software products since 1997, Ed is among the leaders of the company’s efforts related to data privacy. He served as the principal investigator and co-author of several DataVantage Global® international patents that relate to the management and protection of information as well as for an artificially intelligent system to explore and protect data in an enterprise.


Ed has chaired multiple committees for more than 35 years in national and international standards and has received awards, including:

  • Eighth, three-year term as Chair of the US national committee on Open Systems for INCITS from whom he received the prestigious Gene Milligan Award for Effective Committee Management in 2009;
  • Chair of the US Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) on telecommunications and information exchange between systems (JTC1/SC 6) for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC);
  • Chair of the international study group on Security Best Practices for the financial services and insurances industries which resulted in the development of an ISO standard;
  • Co-Chair of subcommittee related to an ongoing initiative concerning Protected Healthcare Information (PHI) led by ANSI, the Santa Fe Group (SFG) and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA).

In his four-plus decades of professional experience, Ed has managed and participated in all phases of implementation of small to very large (5000+ users) software systems, specializing in command and control challenges for both industry and military. He has been a team leader on corporate financing, start-ups, mergers and acquisitions and private placement and investment banking activities. Representing investor interests, he has served as a distinguished Director on corporate boards and has been a management and technical consultant to many large accounting and defense firms. He also has held C-level and key positions in corporations and government roles and has been a featured speaker at leading international conferences and other events.


Ed has served both as a civilian and in uniform as an officer in the US Air Force where he led or commanded advanced tactical deployment systems, and later, large analytical information systems for strategic studies.


Ed is married to Carmen with three grownup children and one grandson. They share a seat on the Kennedy Center Circles Board and each is a director in the Washington International Piano Arts Council. They reside in Maryland.


Robert Gardner (Bob): Bob has been serving as Direct Computer Resources’ (DCR) Subject Matter Expert on Risk Management for cyber security for banking and financial organizations as well as for critical infrastructures since 2007 and has attended and represented DCR at many trade shows and similar events including the June 2012 Deloitte 7th European IT Audit in Financial Services Forum where DCR was an invited guest.


Bob spends much of this time mentoring enterprise executives and public officials and the CIOs and Risk Officers that report to them on how to quantify the financial impact, stakeholder (client, public and shareholder) sentiment and confidence and the legal exposure of high-impact cyber risk, so they may allocate resources commensurate with share value risk.  And from which they may isolate and protect their enterprise’s most impactful information assets – their core DNA.


Bob is the founding partner of New World Technology Partners (NWTP), which incubates intellectual property endeavors at the intersection of technology, business and public policy. At NWTP, he participated in the launch of several high-tech startups, including August Systems, Verdix, Meiko Scientific, Cryptek, Phoenix Numeric and Probity Labs.   Through NWTP, he created the intellectual property incubator which introduced Trusted TeamWorks™ and recently led the development of iRISK™ executive cyber risk management methodology for a Fortune 500 service provider.  Prior to forming NWTP, he held senior engineering and marketing positions for Burroughs Corporation’s Supercomputer activities, including ILLIAC IV, PEPE, LDSP and NASF.


Bob’s educational background includes undergraduate Electrical/Systems Engineering; Graduate Business and Graduate Engineering Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Santa Clara and Penn State, respectively.


He writes and speaks often on the Enterprise Impact of Cyber Risk and has prepared briefings and testimony for the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate committees and Financial and Energy Industry forums.


Regarding his cultural interests, he aided in the formation of several New York arts enterprises, including The Brick Theater and In the Pocket New York, and teaches the “Business for Poets” workshops for artists in Brooklyn, NY.


Bob resides in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife and has 3 “starving artist” children residing in Brooklyn N.Y.