Author - Richard Dorough

As Chief Information Security Officer, Richard is responsible for developing, maintaining and assuring continuous improvement of Textron’s Information Technology Security programs, policies and processes. This includes leadership of the Information Technology Risk Management (ITRM) Council which is a team of Security leaders from across Textron’s Business Units and COEs. Richard is also responsible for IT Privacy governance and leads the IT portion of the electronic discovery (eDiscovery) program for Textron.
Richard was the Sr. Manager of IT Audit for Textron Audit Services prior to becoming CISO in 2007. In this role, Richard led site visits and assessments of all Textron’s business unit IT functions and leadership and development of a staff of multi-national auditors in the US and Europe.

Prior to joining Textron in 2004, Richard worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He held various positions which performed eDiscovery Data collections, electronic Forensic investigations, IT Security Consulting and reviews.
Richard has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Tyler. He is a certified DFSS Green Belt and has additional certifications in IT, IT Forensics, IT Data Privacy, eDiscovery, IT Audit, and IT Security. He is recognized as an industry SME in the area of eDiscovery and Forensics and frequently speaks at security related events, functions and conferences.


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