Mr. Cronin spent much of his career at Bell Labs (Lucent Technologies and AT&T). In his last assignment, he was responsible for IT infrastructure and computer security in the Optical Networking R&D Division. Other positions include Polar Cove (a firm specializing in IT regulatory compliance), at WISeKey (a provider of high-security and PKI services), and at uB-mobile (a company developing and operating secure web products for YAHOO!).
Currently, Mr. Cronin holds a leadership position with Shatswell MacLeod & Co. P.C. as a principal in IT Risk Assessment and IT Regulatory Compliance Practice where he served nearly 50 community banks and credit unions.
Philip M. Cronin, CISA, CISSP
Mr. Cronin started DataSec LLC to provide best-practice IT Risk Management and data security services for the financial community. Mr. Cronin has been partnering with senior management and audit boards in improving management oversight and control and ensuring IT regulatory compliance in the area of FFIEC regulations.
Mr. Cronin is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP) and a certified information systems auditor (CISA). Mr. Cronin holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as a second Master’s Degree in Software Engineering.
Mr Cronin has presented at Boston BSides - "Simple Data Exfiltration in a Secure Industry Environment" See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IofUpzYZNko