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 Bob Swanson

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Compliance Research Consultant, Swimlane
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Bob Swanson specializes in compliance and privacy and has spent more than 10 years within the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) space from the vantage points of internal/external audit, developing compliance programs as an internal advocate for companies, and in developing methods to leverage big data in support of compliance objectives. For the past six years, Bob has focused on compliance R&D, leveraging SIEM technology to create a unique application of data science and cyber security best practice and mapping them to more than 15 compliance frameworks and regulations. His research around the architecture of these compliance frameworks has allowed for the development of methods for determining common control objectives aiming to streamline efforts for organizations having to adhere to multiple compliance frameworks.

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