Nashville, TN,-LBMC, Tennessee's largest based regional accounting and business consulting firm, has added Sese Bennett in its Security & Risk Services Practice in the Brentwood (Nashville) office. LBMC's Security and Risk Services practice provides a wide range of services including Compliance and IT Security Services to organizations of all sizes, without geographic restriction.

Sese Bennett has joined the firm as a Senior Manager in LBMC Security & Risk Services. Sese has spent the last 8 years in an information security leadership role, most recently, for over two years as the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Tennessee. In this role, he led the state's Information Security team, and was actively involved in identifying, remediating and reducing the State's business and technical risk across 45,000 users and all State agencies.

Prior to that, Sese was the Senior Security Architect for Time Warner Cable Corporation - based out Charlotte, NC. As the Senior Security Architect, he was responsible for designing and implementing enterprise wide security controls for Time Warner systems and infrastructure. Sese has also served as Information Security Architect for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and worked as a consultant for Sally Beauty Supply, Niemen Marcus, Lockheed Martin, and Johns Hopkins University.

Sese is actively involved in a number of organizations including the local chapters of Middle Tennessee Information Systems Security Association and is an active member of the Nashville Technology Council. He regularly speaks on topics such as cloud security, IT risk assessments and mobile device security.

In his role at LBMC Security and Risk Services, Sese will be assisting clients to develop, design and implement security solutions to identify and reduce both business and technical risk of LBMC Security and Risk Services clients. He will use his skills to perform security assessments designed to assess regulatory requirements and eliminate compliance gaps in areas such as PCI and cloud security. Sese will Evaluate and develop new technologies and service offerings designed to address the changing threat landscape of our clients

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Bennett is a Certified Information System Security Professional. 

LBMC Security and Risk Services, a member of The LBMC Family of Companies, is a world-class firm and leading service provider for information security.  LBMC Security Services offers a full spectrum of services in the areas of intrusion prevention; compliance, including PCI DSS, FISMA/NIST, CMS, SSAE 16, and HITRUST to name a few; and consulting ranging from risk assessment to design and implementation to ongoing monitoring. For more information visit www.lbmcsecurity.com

LBMC, PC, and The LBMC Family of Companies has over 400 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, Tenn. Founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm, LBMC has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of financial, human resources and technology needs for its diverse client base.  Specific services offered by the LBMC "Family of Companies" include: accounting and assurance services, business and personal tax consulting, investment advisory services, professional staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll services, technology solutions, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions.  For more information on LBMC, visit its Web site at www.lbmc.com.

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