Steve Katz is the founder and President of Security Risk Solutions, LLC an information security company providing consulting, mentoring, coaching and advisory services to major, mid-size, startup and venture capital companies. He is an Executive Advisor to Deloitte, and is on the Advisory Boards for, Agari. Veriphyr, Glasswall, Vaultive, and TrustMapp He has also served as a member of the (ISC)² Americas Advisory Board for Information Systems Security as well as Advisor to the Executive Committee of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC). In 1995, Katz joined Citicorp/Citigroup after the Russian hacking incident. At Citi, he was named as the industry's first Chief Information Security Officer. He spent the next six years directing Citigroup's global Corporate Information Security Office. Katz then joined Merrill Lynch as their Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, where he organized and instituted the company-wide privacy and security program. He also served as the interim CISO and Advisor to the Head of Technology Risk at Kaiser Permanente. In addition to testifying before Congress on numerous information security issues and mentoring many Fortune 50 CISOs, he was appointed as the first Financial Services Sector Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Protection by the Secretary of the Treasury. Katz was also named as the first Chairman of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS/ISAC) and is an Advisor to the National Health Sharing and Analysis Center (NH/ISAC) Board of Directors.
Peretti is a partner in the Alston & Bird, LLP law firm's white collar crime group and co-chair of its security incident management and response team. She is also a former director of PricewaterhouseCoopers' cyberforensic service practice and a former senior litigator for the Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. While at the Department of Justice, Peretti led several benchmark cybercrime investigations and prosecutions, including the prosecution of the TJX hacker Albert Gonzalez, currently serving 20 years in prison for his role in the largest hacking and identity theft case ever prosecuted by the department.
Litan is a vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner Research. Her areas of expertise include endpoint security, security analytics for cybersecurity and fraud, user and entity behavioral analytics, insider threats, fraud detection, and prevention and identity proofing.
Palmore serves as the assistant special agent in charge of the San Francisco Cyber Division branch. Previously, he served as a supervisory special agent in the Sacramento division. Palmore entered on duty with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1997. Upon completing new agents training, he was assigned to the Los Angeles division. Palmore subsequently served in the Sacramento division and in the inspection division at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Palmore earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy and a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Prior to joining the FBI, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Pollino is responsible for fraud prevention oversight and education at the bank. Pollino was recently named a top ten influencer by Bank Information Security. Prior to joining Bank of the West, Pollino served in senior fraud prevention positions for Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual, and Charles Schwab. During his career, Pollino has also worked as an information security consultant at @stake and UUNET advising Fortune 100 companies on information security issues. Pollino is the author of RSA Press: Wireless security, The Hacker's Challenge Books 1, 2 and 3, and Hacking Exposed: Wireless. Pollino currently contributes to the Bank of the West blog.
Coviello has more than 30 years of strategic, operating and financial management experience at high-technology companies and is one of the most recognized figures within the cybersecurity industry. He became CEO of RSA Security Inc. in 2000 and continued to lead the company following the acquisition by EMC in 2006 until he retired from the role in 2015. Coviello has played a leading role in several national cybersecurity initiatives, including as a founding board member of the Cyber Security Industry Alliance, and has served as an adviser to key government agencies as well as public-private initiatives.
Managing Director Christopher Greany is the head of Group Investigations at Barclays. Working as part of the Chief Security Office (CSO) he leads the strategic implementation and delivery of investigations across Barclays international footprint. He is also responsible for the Barclays Global Insider Threat Programme and cyber forensics capability. The CSO team is tasked with providing a holistic security footprint across all of Barclays international operations. Before joining Barclays Christopher had a policing career spanning over 30 years. His last role was leading the UK and international policing response to Economic Crime and Cyber Protection as Commander in the City of London Police. Previously he led the National Police Coordination Centre, coordinating the UK policing response to national and international crisis and disaster. He has extensive international experience and has led the response to a number of significant events and investigations impacting UK interests abroad.
Michael Daniel currently serves as the president of the Cyber Threat Alliance. Previous to that role he was the cybersecurity coordinator and special assistant to the President on the National Security Council staff. In this position Daniel led the development and implementation of the three-part national cybersecurity strategy and policy: raising the level of U.S. cyber defenses in the public and private sectors over both the short and long-term; deterring and disrupting malicious cyber-activity aimed at the U.S. or its allies; and improving the U.S.'s ability to respond to and recover from cyber-incidents when they occur. Daniel played a lead role in crafting the government's response to cyber-incidents, such as the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management and Russian efforts to meddle in the U.S. electoral process. He also ensured that the federal government effectively worked with the private sector, non-governmental organizations, other branches and levels of government, and other nations to achieve its strategic goals. Prior to joining the National Security Staff, Michael served for 17 years with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). From September 2001 to June 2012, he served as the Chief of the Intelligence Branch, National Security Division, in a career Senior Executive Service position.
Greg Touhill is one of the nation's premier cybersecurity and information technology senior executives. A highly experienced leader of large, complex, diverse and global cybersecurity and information technology operations, Touhill was selected by President Obama as the US government's first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). His other civilian government service includes duties as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in the US Department of Homeland Security and as Director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, where he led national programs to protect the United States and its critical infrastructure. Touhill is a retired Air Force general officer, a highly-decorated combat leader, an accomplished author, a former American diplomat, and a senior executive with documented high levels of success on the battlefield and in the boardroom.
As Chief Information Security Officer of Publicis Groupe, Thom Langford is responsible for all aspects of information security risk and compliance as well as managing the Groupe Information Security Programme. Additionally he is responsible for business continuity capabilities across the Groupe's global operations. Having successfully built security and IT programmes from the ground up Langford is an international public speaker and award winning security blogger. He is also the sole founder of Host Unknown, a loose collective of three infosec luminaries combined to make security education and infotainment films. Langford can be found online at both thomlangford.com and @thomlangford on Twitter.
Having served many roles within the FDA, Dr. Suzanne Schwartz currently serves as CDRH Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships. In this capacity, she is charged with assisting the CDRH Director and Deputy Center Director for Science in the development, execution and evaluation of the Center's biomedical science and engineering programs; overseeing CDRH's activities related to the Medical Device Innovation Consortium; supervising the Director, External Expertise and Partnerships Staff; the Center's Chief Pediatric Medical Officer; and the Director, Emergency Operations /Preparedness and Medical Countermeasures (EMCM).
Carlson is the general manager for payments and fraud prevention at Amazon. As global leader of Amazon Web Services, he is responsible for fraud prevention in the "order-to-cash" process and the AWS commerce platform. Prior to joining Amazon in 2011, he was responsible for application development and embedded engineering of the slot data systems for Bally Technologies.
Former United States Most Wanted, Brett Johnson, referred to by the United States Secret Service as "The Original Internet Godfather" has been a central figure in the cybercrime world for over 20 years. He built and was leader of ShadowCrew, the precursor to today's darknet markets. He was instrumental in developing many areas of online fraud while helping design, implement, and refine modern Identity Theft, Account Take Over Fraud, Card Not Present Fraud, IRS Tax Fraud, and countless other social engineering attacks, breaches, and hacking operations. Upon his capture, the United States Secret Service hired Johnson to work as a consultant and informant. Johnson worked with the Secret Service for several months before going on a cross country crime spree, being placed on the US Most Wanted List, being captured again, sent to prison, escaping prison, being captured yet again, and finally accepting responsibility for his actions. Today, Johnson works as a security consultant and public speaker. He is one of the world's foremost authorities on cybercrime and identity theft. During 2017, He has been featured in the book, "Kingpin" by Kevin Poulsen and on numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, NBC, CNN Money, Wired Magazine, Vice, RT TV, ArsTechnica, The Independent, and more.
Alexis Castellani is the Intelligence Manager for Citi's Global Cyber Fraud Prevention organization, responsible for overseeing the collection and analysis of cyber fraud intelligence. She partners closely with Citi cyber security, fraud and intelligence operations, as well as law enforcement and other external organizations to enhance Citi's understanding of the cyber fraud landscape and emerging threats. Prior to joining Citi, Alexis served 9.5 years with the FBI as an Intelligence Analyst focused on counterterrorism matters, with additional experience investigating nation-state cyber intrusion.
Diana Kelley is the Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft and a cybersecurity architect, practitioner, executive advisor and author. At Microsoft, she leverages her 25+ years of cyber risk and security experience to provide advice and guidance to CSOs, CIOs and CISOs at some of the world's largest companies and is a contributor the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR). She was the Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security where she built and managed the IBM Security Research Community Newsroom process and was a regular contributor to IBM X-Force research. Kelley is a faculty member with IANS Research, an Industry Mentor at the CyberSecurity Factory and a guest lecturer at Boston College's Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. She serves on the Board of Directors at the non-profit Sightline Security, was an IEEE "Rock Star of Risk" in 2016, speaks frequently at major conferences and co-authored the book Cryptographic Libraries for Developers.