Deborah Nitka leads privacy services for CohnReznick’s Cybersecurity, Technology Risk and Privacy practice. For nearly two decades, she has been helping clients understand their data in an ever-evolving marketplace. Deborah advises organizations on how to navigate shifting regulations, consumer demands, and business strategies, while helping her clients build cybersecurity and privacy programs to protect revenue and drive value.
With expertise in the areas of large-scale transformations, program management, operations, data management, IT audit, cybersecurity strategy, and privacy program design and implementation, Deborah focuses on developing strong relationships with her clients across the lifecycle of business, from transaction M&A diligence to optimizing businesses at scale.
Deborah is adept at delivering highly complex programs that have a multitude of stakeholders; translating technical needs into viable business strategy; and presenting and articulating transformation goals, operational results, and strategic results to executive management. She has experience with various frameworks spanning cybersecurity, risk, third party compliance, health and wellness, and privacy.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, Deborah served in various capacities within organizations such as Moody’s, Neustar, MarketShare, and Accessory Exchange. Her clients included several of the current Forbes Top 50 public companies.
Fordham University: Master of Science, Cybersecurity
New York University: Master of Arts, Information Science
Long Island University: Master of Science, Library and Information Science
CUNY Brooklyn College: Bachelor of Arts, Judaic Studies, Archival Management
Certified Data Privacy Solution Engineer (ISACA)
Project Management Professional (PMI)
Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance)
Member, Scholarship Committee (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society – NJ Chapter)
Member, President’s Circle, Alumni Committee (Fordham University)
Member, Young Leadership Council (AIPAC)