Skip to main content

ACT-IAC: Where government and industry leaders collaborate.

You are here

May 2019 Cyber COI meeting with FSA Kathy Zelnik

 

Access to the ACT-IAC Knowledge Bank is a member benefit. You must be logged in to view and download documents.

Access to the ACT-IAC Knowledge Bank is a member benefit.  You must be logged in to view and download documents.

  • Government employees:  If you have an account, log in by clicking on login button at top of page.  If you don’t have an account, click here to create your free account.
  • Industry employees:
    • If your company is an IAC member and you have an account, log in by clicking on login button at top of page.
    • If your company is an IAC member and you don't have an account, click here to create an account.
    • If your company is not an IAC member, contact April Davis for information about membership (adavis@actiac.org or 703-208-4800 ext. 202).
 

Abstract

ACT-IAC Cyber COI Meeting
May 17, 2019

Featured Speaker: Kathy Zelnik, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Federal Student Aid Office, Department of Education

The May ACT-IAC Cybersecurity COI featured Kathy Zelnik, Deputy Chief Risk Officer of the Federal Student Aid Office for the U.S. Department of Education. Kathy discussed ERM & Cybersecurity Risk Management.

About the Speaker
Kathy Zelnik is Deputy Chief Enterprise Risk Officer at the U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid (FSA).  Ms. Zelnik supports the Chief Enterprise Risk Officer in the management of enterprise-wide risks associated with FSA’s $1.5 trillion portfolio representing over 40 million students. Ms. Zelnik has worked over 25 years to embed a proactive and dynamic risk management capability and mindset into business practices, starting from the onset of strategic planning and extending throughout strategy implementation and execution. She has designed and implemented ERM programs in both the commercial and Federal sectors. She has a BS from the University of Maryland and an MBA in Finance from Mercer University and a Black Belt certification from Villanova. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Ms. Zelnik was a part of the core team that has rewritten the COSO framework on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): Enterprise Risk Management-  Aligning with Strategy and Performance.

Document Date: 
May 17, 2019
 
Author (organization): 
ACT-IAC Cyber COI
 
Document type: 
Presentation
 
Interests: 
Cybersecurity