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Joe is a leader with Plante Moran’s Information Technology (IT) Consulting team focusing on IT risks and controls. Joe specializes in advising clients on IT security, audit, and technology so that they can stay on the cutting edge of industry regulations, trends, and security best practices. His areas of focus include IT strategic planning, IT risk assessments, network and web application security and penetration testing, IT audits, business continuity and disaster recovery management, incident response planning, and SSAE16/SOC reporting. 

Joe is known for his IT audit, security, risk, and controls experience in a number of industries, including financial services (Banks, Credit Unions, Insurance and other financial services providers), family offices, government and health care. Recently, his focus has been on assessing and advising organizations on developing or enhancing a scalable IT risk-based control structure to meet industry and regulatory standards related to the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of their data and other information assets.

Joe has presented at various Industry conferences on security-related topics and has written or been quoted in various technology white papers, industry newsletters, and magazines. He has a bachelor of science degree in finance and management information systems from Marian University.

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Cybersecurity: Taking aim at a fast-moving target
How easy is it to access your personal and professional data? According to Joe Oleksak’s real-time hack, way too easy.
Joseph Oleksak
Article May 23, 2017 3 min read
WBBM spotlight on cybersecurity

 Are you concerned about cybersecurity threats? This webinar will address a variety of topics regarding cyber risk and help you better understand how to protect your company.

Joseph Oleksak
Webinar September 29, 2016 1 min read