Dr. Christopher Pierson

Dr. Christopher Pierson

Founder & CEO, BLACKCLOAK

Dr. Chris Pierson is the Founder & CEO of BlackCloak - a concierge cybersecurity protection suite for high-net-worth individuals and top C-Suite executives. BlackCloak protects its customers from financial loss, cybercrime, hacking, reputational damage, privacy exposure, and identity theft. Dr. Pierson serves on the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory Committee, DHS Cybersecurity Subcommittee, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute. Chris has been on the front lines of cybersecurity and fighting cybercrime and has over 20 years - with DHS, President of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Arizona Infragard, and in various other roles as a Chief Information Security Officer for financial companies. Chris was a founding executive of Viewpost, a FinTech payments company, serving as their CISO and General Counsel and was also the first Chief Privacy Officer, SVP for the Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) U.S. operations leading its privacy and data protection program. Chris was also a corporate attorney for Lewis and Roca where he established its CyberSecurity Practice representing companies who were hacked and fell victim to data breaches. Chris is a globally recognized keynote speaker & cybersecurity thought leader, board advisor for startups, and is frequently quoted by the media on cybersecurity & privacy.


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

Tom Field - ISMG, Tom Kellermann - Carbon Black, Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK, 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, Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK  •   • 

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

Todd Carroll - CybelAngel, Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK, Robert Villanueva - Q6 Cyber  •   • 

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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, Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK  •   • 

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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, Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK  •   • 

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The Evolution of Payments Fraud and the Emerging Threat Landscape

John Buzzard - NICE Actimize, Mark Gelhardt - US Bank/Elavon, David Lott - Federal Reserve Bank, Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK  •   • 

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

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Dr. Christopher Pierson - BLACKCLOAK  •   • 

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

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

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