Todd Stringer, Director of Information Security Services, CISSP

bank security consultant, Todd Stringer

CISSPTodd Stringer is the Director of Information Security Services for Abound Resources.  His background experience includes security methodology development for national consulting firms, work with the financial services industry and the private business sector, managing projects that range from intrusion detection system implementation to executive oversight of multi-million dollar business management and automation systems. 

Prior to joining Abound Resources, Todd served as a Senior Security Consultant and Manager another national consulting firm.  In that position, Todd provided penetration testing, incident response, risk assessments, and other security based services for national clients ranging in size from $500 million to $100 billion. 

Todd has also served as Information Security Officer for a $2 billion financial institution.  While with the bank, he was responsible for the overall security of the bank’s electronic assets as well as responding and reporting the security stance of the bank to the OCC during IT reviews.  In addition, he was responsible for complete disaster recovery of the Kirchman Bankway host system (Solaris OS & Customer Data). Todd also supervised the Windows infrastructure as the bank grew in to the states of Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida.   

Todd has also served the role of CIO for an international electronics company.  Projects managed for the company included a $14 million dollar implementation of SAP.  This 24x7 system supported international users in China and England as well as other parts of the world.  His responsibilities also included oversight of the company’s first intrusion detection and prevention system based on the GX5108 appliance from Internet Security Systems. Todd worked with closely with Cisco to leverage ASA devices in order to secure international communication lines as well as provide both international vendor and remote consultant VPN connections.  In addition, he managed and maintained IBM DS4800, DS3400, and DS3200 series SANs which provided primary and backup storage for SAP, DB2, Tivoli, and other ancillary systems. 

Todd holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Mississippi State University.


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