February 22 2018 Evening Meeting Notice

Building a Security Strategy Game Plan

What a new CIO should be thinking when building a 3-year security strategy and road map.

Jerry Sto. Tomas is the Chief Information Security Officer for Apria Healthcare Group Inc., a leading provider of home respiratory services and medical equipment including oxygen therapy, inhalation therapies, sleep apnea treatment, and negative pressure wound therapy.  As the CISO, he is responsible for the development and execution of enterprise information security strategic plan and roadmap.

Jerry has over 25 years of IT, privacy, and information security experience.  As the head of Global Information Security at Allergan for eight years, he established the Information Security Department and executed successful global security programs such as Security Awareness, Data Loss Prevention and Privacy, Vendor Risk Management, and eDiscovery.  He was also the Chief Security Officer for The Impac Companies and Global Information Security Advisor for Celestica, Inc. where he was involved in various aspects of information and physical security such as strategic planning, architecture design, incident response, and security audit and assessments.

Jerry studied business administration at the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines and Colorado Technical University.  He also holds a master’s degree in information assurance from Norwich University and is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager).


Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Webster’s Irvine campus has been educating in Orange County since 1978. We are focused on providing graduate and undergraduate education to adult learners and our 40 years of working with them has given us a deep understanding of their unique needs. All of our faculty are practitioners in their subject matter areas and focused on our value of providing a personalized education through small class sizes and close relationships. The Irvine campus offers four Master’s degrees: Master of Business Administration, MS in Cybersecurity, MA in Management & Leadership, and MA in Human Resources Management. We also offer a Bachelor of Arts in Management completion program (for students transferring in 60+ credit hours of undergraduate work).


You must be a current TENG, FENG or authorized guest to attend. RSVP is required. No cost to attend.


Webster University Location Address and Map Link
32 Discovery, Irvine, CA 92618


6:00 pm   Program Start – Welcome and overview
6:15 pm    Presentation
7:15 pm    Closing Remarks
7:30 pm   Program End – Open networking after the meeting