Douglas Barbin

As Chief Growth Officer and firmwide Managing Principal, Doug Barbin is responsible for the strategy, development, growth, and delivery of Schellman’s global services portfolio. Since joining in 2009, his primary focus has been to expand the strong foundation in IT audit and assurance to make Schellman a market leading diversified cybersecurity and compliance services provider. He has developed many of Schellman's service offerings, served global clients, and now focuses on leading and supporting the service delivery professionals, practice leaders, and the business development teams. Doug brings more than 25 years’ experience in technology focused services having served as technology product management executive, mortgage firm CTO/COO, and fraud and computer forensic investigations leader. Doug holds dual-bachelor's degrees in Accounting and Administration of Justice from Penn State as well as an MBA from Pepperdine. He has also taken post graduate courses on Artificial Intelligence from MIT and maintains multiple CPA licenses and in addition to most of the major industry certifications including several he helped create.

  • Why National Skin Cancer Awareness Month Matters to Me

    Why National Skin Cancer Awareness Month Matters to Me

    May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Schellman's Chief Growth Officer Doug Barbin shares his personal experience and tips for avoiding melanoma—the silent but deadly disease.

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  • CMMC 2.0 Scoping Insight: 2 Tips For Using PCI Context to Understand Your Potential Scope

    CMMC 2.0 Scoping Insight: 2 Tips For Using PCI Context to Understand Your Potential Scope

    As we prepare for the launch of CMMC, we explain how to use more familiar compliance territory to understand and shape your eventual CMMC scope.

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  • Schellman First Take on the Cybersecurity Executive Order

    Schellman First Take on the Cybersecurity Executive Order

    Schellman's Doug Barbin provides a “First Take” on the new Presidential Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity Yesterday, on May 12th, President Biden issued the “Executive

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  • How Much Will Your Audit Cost?

    How Much Will Your Audit Cost?

    It All Starts with Defining Scope and Customer Commitment So your customer (or sales rep) told you that you need to conduct an external audit in order to win the business... Whether...

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    Control Mapping

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    FedRAMP Controls Categories - Low, Moderate, or High?

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  • Artificial Intelligence: A relative reality

    Artificial Intelligence: A relative reality

    To differentiate what is marketing jargon from what CISOs can do with AI-enhanced products, security leaders were interviewed to find out which products embedded with AI deliver on their promises.

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  • CMMC – the New Protocol Droid for DoD Compliance

    CMMC – the New Protocol Droid for DoD Compliance

    US DoD has been working to revise funding procurement procedures DFARS. Most important are regulations which mandate that defense contractors meet NIST SP 800-171 standard that deals with CUI.

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  • The Most Important Considerations in Building a DevSecOps Pipeline

    The Most Important Considerations in Building a DevSecOps Pipeline

    Security Boulevard reached out to a panel of DevSecOps pros to learn more about key considerations and best practices for building a DevSecOps pipeline.

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  • Inside-out analytics: Solving the enigmatic insider threat

    Inside-out analytics: Solving the enigmatic insider threat

    To protect their corporations against data breach from internal and external sources, CISOs have a tool that is effective at identifying breaches but some employees might find it intrusive: analytics.

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  • How Bots Can Tell When the C-Suite Is Lying

    How Bots Can Tell When the C-Suite Is Lying

    Companies are applying natural language processing (NLP), sentiment analysis and machine learning to the financial sector, evaluating earnings calls and other public meetings to unearth information.

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  • Rundown: The Cloudy Role of FedRAMP

    Rundown: The Cloudy Role of FedRAMP

    On Wednesday July 17th, I had the distinct honor of providing the assessor perspective at a FedRAMP hearing held by the Subcommittee on Government Operations—a subset of the House Oversight Committee.

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  • Is It Time for Your Organization to Form an AI Ethics Committee?

    Is It Time for Your Organization to Form an AI Ethics Committee?

    Do you need to set up an artificial intelligence ethics committee if you are using this technology? Google certainly thought it did — until it changed its mind. Of course Google is one...

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  • 7 Cloud Myths Debunked

    7 Cloud Myths Debunked

    Don't let misconceptions cast a shadow over your organization's ability to get the most out of the cloud. Here are 7 cloud myths that should be relegated to history. Myths can be fun...

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  • 6 Hot IT Leadership Trends — and 6 Going Cold

    6 Hot IT Leadership Trends — and 6 Going Cold

    As the CIO role becomes increasingly strategic, risk aversion and a results-oriented mindset take a backseat to increasingly influence and driving organizational change.

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  • Cloudy With a Chance of Automation

    Cloudy With a Chance of Automation

    Securing the  cloud requires a  different mindset  than securing your on-prem  infrastructure Adventures in securing the cloud As cloud operations become increasingly popular,...

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  • Debunking the 5 Biggest DevOps Myths

    Debunking the 5 Biggest DevOps Myths

    Think you know everything about DevOps? Experts debunk five of the most common misconceptions. "DevOps" is a term that gets thrown around a lot, but sometimes even seasoned software...

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  • GDPR – Perspective from a Seasoned Auditor 3 Months in @ BoxWorks

    GDPR – Perspective from a Seasoned Auditor 3 Months in @ BoxWorks

    This week, I had the privilege of sitting on a panel, with Crispen Maung, the chief compliance officer at Box along with Hendrik Reese, a senior manager and GDPR practice lead from...

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  • Rolling the Dice on AI

    Rolling the Dice on AI

    Moving forward, I would like to see machine learning incorporated in to web application scanning, an area untouched by AI today.”

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  • Crypto Currency Hacking Is Not About The Coin

    Crypto Currency Hacking Is Not About The Coin

    Two weekends ago the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail announced a hacking attempt on its website. With no more detail than a statement that said there was activity of a...

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