Woodland Hills Special Meeting - Protect One of Your Company's Most Valuable Assets: Information
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Woodland Hills Special Meeting - Protect One of Your Company's Most Valuable Assets: Information

When: Thursday, July 21, 2016
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, California  91364
United States
Presenter: Linda Gravani, Christy Hodson
Sandra Lollino
Kimberly Pease
Contact: Alison Norrup

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Protect One of Your Company's Most Valuable Assets: Information 


In the age of information, companies are more and more vulnerable to hacking, cyber breaches, Internet fraud and identity theft, just to name a few. Did you know that cybercrime affects organizations of all sizes? Criminals are after W2s, medical records, as well as employee and customer personal data. Did you know a reported 80% of data breaches are preventable? Is YOUR workplace protected? Do you have plans, policies, and training for your employees in place so that you could handle a possible breach?

This panel discussion will focus on cyberattacks and data breaches, how they can affect employees at all levels of the company, the potential impact of data breaches and what to do if it happens to you. We’ll also talk about ways to block cyberattacks as well as policies, prevention and training.

We hope you’ll join us for an interactive meeting!

In this program you will learn:

  • What Data Breaches have taken place in the workplace
  • The impacts to businesses and employees
  • How HR Professionals can help their organization prevent breaches
  • What policies, procedures, and training HR professionals should create  


Program Agenda 

7:30am - 8:00am - Registration
8:00am - 8:15am - Welcome
8:15am - 10:00am - Presentation 



Linda Gravani
IDShield & LegalShield Independent Associate

Linda Gravani has been involved in Identity Theft protection since 2003 when an explanation of what ID Theft was needed. She is a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist (CITRMS®), Independent Associate with IDShield, and conducts complimentary ID theft seminars for businesses and her community to bring awareness to the many facets of this ever-increasing problem. Linda was also a Manager of Training and Development for a major airline for 21 years. Linda is currently Vice-Chair of PIHRA Woodland Hills and Co-Chair of PIHRA Foundation for Woodland Hills. She was recently reelected for a third term as President of Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council, representing about 50,000 stakeholders to the Los Angeles City Council. She serves on the Executive Committee for Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils, representing all 34 Neighborhood Councils in the San Fernando Valley.

Christy Hodson
Human Resources Director, LA Conservation Corps

Christy Hodson is responsible for all human resources functions for the LA Corps, including data breach prevention, policies and training. Christy is a human resources professional with more than 15 years of experience. Her career spans multiple industries, including professional services, executive search and non-profit. Christy currently serves on the board of PIHRA Los Angeles as Hospitality Chair. Her former board memberships include the Los Angeles chapter of the National Human Resources Association’s (NHRA) Mentoring Program as well as the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR). She is also a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. Christy earned her Bachelor’s degree in French and her MBA with a concentration in Human Resources. She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a member of local and national Human Resources associations.

Sandra Lollino
IDShield & LegalShield Independent Associate

With more than 25 years of business development, marketing, strategic planning and as an Independent Associate with IDShield/LegalShield, Sandra Lollino is passionate about protecting businesses, employees, families, and individuals. After meeting an identity theft victim who wasn’t able to find a job for two years because his background check came up as a sex offender, Sandra knew she had to do something to not let this happen to others. She quickly began researching data breaches, attending cyber security lectures and learning about how consumers, employers, and employees suffer the consequences when personal information is exposed. Sandra is driven about providing identity theft education, training and protection, and frequently conducts seminars on the topic. She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University, is the Hospitality Chair for PIHRA Woodland Hills, is on the Secure The Village Leadership Council, and volunteers for Information Systems Security Association - LA Chapter. Her passion to help animals is prevalent in her desire to service the community by allocating a portion of her business proceeds to benefit her clients’ choice of two pet charities.    

Kimberly Pease
Vice President, Citadel Information Group

Kimberly Pease is Co-founder and Vice President of Citadel Information Group, Inc., a California Information Security/Cyber Security Management firm. She has an extensive background in the applications of technology and security solutions. During her career, she has implemented computer systems for a wide-range of organizations in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Additionally, she has led installation projects at the Pentagon, the Government Printing Office and many state government offices. She is a former CIO (Chief Information Officer) for a privately held company. Kimberly was previously an active member of ASQ (American Society of Quality) and has held a Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) certification. She is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and a CISO-for-hire (Chief Information Security Officer) for her clients. She speaks frequently on information security, has published several articles and has been interviewed several times on ABC News Good Morning America.




This program has been approved for 1.75 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). 



This program has been approved for 1.75 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.



Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Pleased be advised that the Woodland Hills Country Club will not allow any denim to be worn on their premises. 


Registration Rates 

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $25 $35
Guest/Nonmember $40 $50
PIHRA Student Member $15 $25

Online registration closes on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at 10:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite. 

Cancellation Policy 

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellation. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events. Cancellation requests can be sent via email to programs@pihra.org or fax to 310-416-9055. 


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Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055