JND Legal Administration
As JND’s Vice President of Information Security, Derek is responsible for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability, of the organization’s information, assets, and systems. Derek oversees the development, implementation, and monitoring, of the company’s Information Security Program, including the policies, standards, procedures, and controls, required to achieve corporate objectives.
Derek reports directly to JND’s Chief Information Officer and works closely with the Executive Management team to identify and manage organizational risk and design and deliver strategic cybersecurity initiatives. He frequently collaborates with IT management to ensure systems and infrastructure are deployed in line with the organization’s security control requirements and industry standard best practices. Derek also provides oversight of JND’s Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity capabilities, as well as, the provisioning of privacy and security awareness and training to the workforce.
Prior to joining JND, Derek was the Assistant Vice President of Information Security for another large legal administration firm and has over 15 years’ experience in the legal claims administration space. He has worked on some of the largest settlements in the industry and, throughout his career, frequently collaborated with clients and auditors on a variety of assessments, including FISMA, SOX, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and the AICPA’s SOC II certification.
Derek is a member of the ISACA and ISC² professional organizations and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®) certifications.