As Founder and CEO of NCX Group, Inc., a successful Information Risk Management firm, Michael Fitzpatrick has over 35 years of information technology experience where he began addressing the technical needs and security concerns of businesses embracing the Internet. Today, through his company, NCX Group Security, Fitzpatrick leads a team of highly skilled engineers and professional consultants who are dedicated to providing security assessments and innovative strategies that protect critical data and ensure a business environment remains operational. Among its clientele are companies from the Fortune 2000 to the Fortune 50 in the fields of Finance, Healthcare, Energy, and Education.
Fitzpatrick has extensive knowledge in the areas of privacy legislation and regulatory compliance that impact how a business operates. As a recognized leader in business risk management and mitigation, he was asked to advise Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office in the development of the NORPDA (Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act) legislation. He has also given advice and guidance to Congresswoman Mary Bono’s office in which she is a co-sponsor of H.R. 4127, the Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA).
Fitzpatrick is a respected presenter and has appeared as a featured speaker at caworld, OracleWorld, CCIA, Fox News and other national forums. Additionally, he serves as a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, the leading Information Security & Privacy Research Firm in the world.