David Chapin is a Senior Managing Consultant for IBM’s global Security Practice. Based out of Austin, Texas USA, David’s specialty is security processes and governance as well as the technical side of privacy compliance. He has worked as a security and privacy consultant at IBM for 12 years. Prior to that, he owned and ran a HIPAA privacy and security consulting company and has more than 20 years experience in the security profession. He is the holder of 4 patents, one of which was issued recently regarding a new Data Privacy Engine he developed at IBM. David is a CIPP/US, a CISSP, CISA, and a CISM and he holds a Master’s of Science degree at Lehigh University. He is the author of over a dozen journal articles on security and privacy and has worked extensively on health data issues in the US, particularly with several well-known insurance companies, health care providers, and pharmaceutical companies.