Founder and Managing Director, Black Swan Consulting Group, LLC

Think your pet care business isn’t at risk of a cyber attack? How much of your business is online? Do you keep your clients’ contact information on your computer system? Their credit card information? Do you have online reservations? Do you have a website? Do you use email? Pet care businesses are not immune to being hacked. Could your business survive an cyber attack? Another one? If you’ve been hit once, the likelihood of being attacked again increases.



Harold Collum is the founder and Managing Director of Black Swan Consulting Group, LLC, strategic partners in cyber security, data privacy, digital asset protection, and loss recovery, and is the founder and CEO of U.S. Data Mining, providing risk management database products and related services, leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) to provide a 360° view of enterprise risk. He has spent nearly three decades advising on critical issues including environmental, health and safety, data security, revenue enhancement, and secure communications for a wide range of government and corporate clients, including federal and state governments, law enforcement and intelligence agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, financial institutions, manufacturing conglomerates, prime defense contractors, and hospitality and entertainment venues. Mr. Collum is a Texas Navy Admiral and the founder and Executive Director of Cyber Future Foundation and serves on several other boards including the Cloud Security Alliance – NTX and the North Texas Crime Commission (chairman of the Cyber Crime Committee).