An Afternoon with the PCI Dream Team - Online Session

When:  Feb 3, 2022 from 13:00 to 16:30 (ET)
Associated with  Toronto Chapter

Enjoy an afternoon with the PCI Dream Team as they talk about PCI topics that really get their blood boiling as well as answering questions about all things PCI, information security and privacy.  The format will be multiple sessions comprised of up to a 30-minute presentation from one of the Dream Team followed by 20 minutes of Q&A per session topic.

Speaker Bios:

Jeff Hall is a principal security consultant at Truvantis, Inc.  Jeff has over 30 years of technology and compliance project experience.  Jeff has done a significant amount of work in financial institutions, health care, manufacturing, and distribution industries including security assessments, strategic technology planning and application implementation.  Jeff is part of the PCI Dream Team and is the writer of the PCI Guru blog (

Ben Rothke, CISSP, CISM, CISA is a New York city based Senior Information Security Manager with Tapad and has over 20 years of industry experience in information systems security and privacy.

His areas of expertise are in risk management and mitigation, security and privacy regulatory issues, design & implementation of systems security, encryption, cryptography and security policy development.   

Ben is the author of Computer Security - 20 Things Every Employee Should Know (McGraw-Hill), and writes security and privacy book reviews for the RSA Conference blog and Security Management.

He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, such as RSA and MISTI, is a member of ASIS, and InfraGard, and holds too many security certifications, besides being a ISO 27001 lead auditor.

But if you want to know what certifications he has, they are: CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP, ISO 27001 LA, CDPSE & Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST).

Arthur B. Cooper Jr., “Coop” - Principal Security Consultant, TrustedSec

Coop has 44 years of experience in Information Technology with the last seventeen years focusing on the security of payment systems and architectures, eCommerce, payment application assessments, forensic investigations, compliance security assessments, development of secure network architectures, risk management programs, security governance initiatives, and regulatory compliance.

Mr. Cooper was a member of the U.S. Air Force for most of his young adult life and had direct experience with the original ARPANET and ARPANET 1822 Protocols. He was directly involved with the original DoD X.25 networks, the Defense Data Network (DDN), and the Automatic Digital Information Network (AUTODIN). He was directly involved with the original BBN Packet Switch Node (PSN) systems and has witnessed every major information technology “leap” or development since that time.

Mr. Cooper was the Standards Trainer for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) for three years from 2010 – 2013 and has been a consultant to some of the largest retail companies and financial institutions in the world.

He has worked with businesses to improve their overall security posture and to meet compliance regulations such as PCI, HIPAA, GLBA, and SOX. Mr. Cooper is an experienced team leader and IT security expert who can ensure timely and successful completion of projects, as well as an enthusiastic security engineer researching emerging security technologies, trends, and tools.

Coop has an A.A.S. in Electronic Systems Technology, an A.A. in Computer Science, a B.S. in Management, and an M.A. in Education. His certifications include: Security +, CEH, CISA, CDPSE, CISSP, PCIP, and PCI QSA.

David Mundhenk, CISSP, CISA, QSA, ASV, PCIP, Principal Security Consultant - Herjavec Group 

David is an information security, governance, risk and compliance consultant with extensive multi-organizational experience providing professional security services to business & government entities worldwide. David has worked as security professional for 30+ years, authored and co-authored articles on cyber security and PCI DSS compliance since 2007.


CPE: 4.0 Hrs

Please Note:  There is a cancellation policy in effect