Ferland, Durward J., Jr., MSB, MBA, CISM, CISA

Durward FurlandDurward helps lead information assurance services at Macpage and advises clients nationwide. With 14 years of experience in the field of IT-related internal controls, he has extensive knowledge of the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), and specializes in identifying opportunities and developing effective controls.

He regularly performs SOC examinations: SSAE16/SOC 1 ("SAS 70 audit"), SOC 2 and 3, as well as IT general control reviews and readiness assessments for financial institutions, insurance companies, service bureaus, data centers and others. His audit services include IT department organization and administration, computer/daily operations, software change management, logical security and physical security.

Durward is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Information Security Manager, is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, and a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, and a Master of Science degree in Business and a Master of Business Administration degree from Husson University.