Christopher Pierson

Christopher Pierson

Chief Security Officer and General Counsel, Viewpost

A strategic business & technology leader, recognized cybersecurity expert, and creator of new technology, Pierson blends cybersecurity, privacy, and risk with his passion for building operational teams driven to execute and deliver - at both startups and large global companies. He has 20 years of experience building companies and cybersecurity programs - specializing in operations, design and architecture, data breach response, security ops, financial crime/fraud ops, and intelligence/national security. He has served in general counsel and compliance capacities working closely with Boards on corporate matters and strategic business opportunities. Pierson has a proven track record of success and has been awarded Best CSO from FireEye, CSO50 in 2015 & 2016, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute. Pierson also serves on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee. Pierson is a frequent keynote speaker on cybersecurity and is regularly quoted by the media.


Deception Technology: When It Works, It Works. But What about When It Goes Wrong?

Tom Field - ISMG, Tom Kellermann - Carbon Black, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost, David Pollino - Bank of the West (BNP Paribas)  •   • 

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Panel: EMV and the Evolution of Payments Fraud

Ed O'Neill - Federal Reserve, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost  •   • 

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Panel: Deception Technology: When It Works, It Works. But What about When It Goes Wrong?

Todd Carroll - CybelAngel, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost, Robert Villanueva - Q6 Cyber  •   • 

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Panel: Deception Technology: When It Works, It Works. But What about When It Goes Wrong?

Tom Kellermann - Carbon Black, Richard Parry - Parry Advisory; former Risk Management Executive, JPMorgan Chase, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost  •   • 

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Deception Technology: When It Works, It Works. But What about When It Goes Wrong?

Jimmy Lummis - Georgia Institute of Technology, Allen O'Rourke - Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost  •   • 

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The Evolution of Payments Fraud and the Emerging Threat Landscape

John Buzzard - CO-OP Financial Services, Mark Gelhardt - US Bank/Elavon, David Lott - Federal Reserve Bank, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost  •   • 

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Business Email Compromise and Account Takeover - An Easy Backdoor to Corporate America's Funds

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Christopher Pierson - Viewpost  •   • 

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Panel: Data Breach Outlook: Tracking the Next, Seemingly Inevitable Attack

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Malcolm Harkins - Intel, Christopher Pierson - Viewpost, Matthew Rosenquist - Intel Corporation, Dominique Shelton - Alston & Bird, LLP  •   • 

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