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Irene Penney


Role and Company

Security & Privacy, IBM (retired)


39 years experience in information technology


Brewster, MA

About Irene

Retired Information systems professional with experience across a broad range of IT support areas, currently focusing on security and privacy for products and offerings. Experience (over the years) with migrating application function from legacy to cloud through refactoring and updated architectures, IT optimization (implementing DevOps for enterprise applications), infrastructure and strategy (including new technology evaluation), virtualization and application hosting environments, and workload analysis for clouds. Effective in identifying opportunities to link projects and tools to produce higher value solutions. Enjoy making connections for others to achieve their goals!

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Irene's Recent Answers

4 months ago

Cyber Security vs Cloud

Hi - In addition the other answers, I'd also suggest looking into DevSecOps and Agile development techniques which you could...

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11 months ago

Career change

These might also be useful, if you haven't found what you're looking for. The first could help find related areas...

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one year ago

Are there any good CIPP/E resources (other/cheaper than the IAPP) or is there a way to supplement/fund it as a veteran?

Hi Melissa - you could also leverage information published by various EU country Data Protection Authorities - the UK's ICO ...

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