Our Faculty

  • Anton Chuvakin
    Research Vice President, Gartner GTP Security and Risk Management Strategies
    As Research VP at Gartner, Chuvakin specializes in projects involving data loss prevention, threat intelligence, vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management, security monitoring of public cloud assets, network forensics and denial of service (DoS/DDoS) protection. Before joining Gartner, his job responsibilities included security product management, research, competitive analysis, PCI-DSS compliance and SIEM development and implementation. He is the author of two books, "Security Warrior" and "PCI Compliance," and was a contributor to other industry resources, including "Know Your Enemy II" and "Information Security Management Handbook."
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  • Chip Mason
    Director of Product Management, CA Technologies
    Chip Mason currently serves as Director of Product Management at CA Technologies. A strategy and product management professional, he has held similar positions at Hewlett-Packard and IBM, as well as some smaller software companies. His areas of specialties include software product strategy, marketing, business development and product management. Mason also boasts broad software industry experience in such areas as system management, vulnerability management, threat analysis, networking, application development, server and desktop virtualization, mobile, cloud and web infrastructure software.
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  • Diana Kelley
    Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft
    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.
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  • Andrew Coyle
    Security Solutions Architect, Agari
    Andrew Coyle is an experienced Security Solutions Architect. With extensive experience designing secured infrastructure and networks, he continues to assist Federal Government agencies and enterprise companies with restoring their trust in email. In his current role at Agari, Coyle architects solutions to help solve emerging problems, such as detecting and preventing advanced phishing attacks that leverage impersonation techniques. His previous work at Cisco, developing and securing top Federal Government networks, allows Coyle to advise and implement security best practices for each unique network, brand, and organization.
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  • Jennifer Arcuri
    Founder, Hacker House Ltd. and The InnoTech Network
    Launched in fall of 2016, Arcuri has led the team at Hacker House and has opened a secure location outside Manchester and Shoreditch in East London. Hacker House is a team of computer hackers who demand innovation within the information security industry. They champion cyber skills and training to encourage security as an everyday utility. Arcuri is an advisor to Hackers and Founders in Silicon Valley, alongside Founders for Schools across the UK. In 2015, she launched the cyber security group, Cyber TLA, and is a certified ethical hacker herself, having founded PinkSheet Database, the official database of professional women. The list features women who consider themselves an expert in their chosen field. By establishing this unique network of women, Pinksheet serves to optimize women's voices for speaking events and media. She hosts monthly dinners with the women of tech London and is an advocate for women all around the world to develop technology skills. Her entrepreneurial career began in California in digital distribution, technology, and film production. She sold a video streaming platform in 2009 as well as produced "La Valise", a short film sold at the Cannes Film Festival.
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  • Jerry Archer
    Co-Founder, Cloud Security Alliance
    As Sallie Mae's chief security officer, Archer is responsible for business continuity, crisis management, and security risk management, including cyber and information security. He joined Sallie Mae in 2009 and has more than 40 years of experience at leading companies and government agencies, including Intuit, Visa, and Fidelity.
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  • Minatee Mishra
    Security Center of Excellence (ScoE), Philips HealthTech
    MInatee Mishra currently serves as Security Center of Excellence (ScoE) leader at Philips HealthTech. Having spent nearly 15 years in Philips, she is credited with the successful creation of the Security Center of Excellence.
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  • Cris Ewell
    CISO, Seattle Children's Hospital
    Ewell, PhD, is CISO at University of Washington Medicine. Previously, he was CISO of Seattle Children's Hospital. Before that, he served as the director of information security operations at the University of Washington, chief security officer for PEMCO Corp. and chief technology officer for Breakwater Security.
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  • Dawn Cappelli
    Director, Insider Risk Management, Rockwell Automation
    <p>Cappelli is director, insider risk management, at Rockwell Automation. She is responsible for design and execution of Rockwell's insider risk management program to deter, detect and respond to malicious insider activity across the global enterprise while protecting privacy and civil liberties of employees. Cappelli joined Rockwell from Carnegie Mellon University where she was founder and director of the CERT Insider Threat Center. She is recognized as one of the world's leaders in insider threat mitigation, and has worked with government and industry leaders on national strategy issues.
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  • Joseph Burton
    Managing Partner, Duane Morris LLP
    At the law firm Duane Morris, Burton focuses on information security and cyberfraud issues as well as civil, criminal and appellate litigation. He advises and represents individuals and corporations regarding their rights and responsibilities in maintaining the security of digital information. His practice includes trade secret, trademark and patent litigation, with an emphasis on cybercrime and cybersecurity. Burton is a former assistant U.S. attorney who handled several pioneering high technology investigations and prosecutions, including the first prosecution in the nation for criminal copyright infringement of computer code.
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  • Ashlie Poindexter
    Intrusion Analyst, Novetta
    Poindexter is an experienced Intrusion Analyst at Novetta, with significant background across a variety of customers providing consulting and analysis expertise in proactive threat identification, forensic investigations, malware analysis, and intelligence research. In her current role with Novetta, Poindexter conducts advanced technical analysis of anomalous and malicious activity to extract meaningful intelligence and develop mitigating strategies. She performs in-depth research on software vulnerabilities, malware command-and-control channels, exfiltration techniques, exploitation trends, and security product evasion and anti-analysis techniques. Previously, Poindexter supported Booz Allen Hamilton monitoring, analysis, and forensics efforts. Poindexter holds a Masters of Forensic Science, High-Technology Crime Investigation from George Washington University. She is also maintains several security certifications to include the CEH and GCIH.
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  • Joel de la Garza
    Operating Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
    Joel de la Garza is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz focused on information security. Prior to a16z, he was the chief security officer at Box from 2007 to 2013, Joel was the global head of Threat Management and Cyber Intelligence for Citigroup, where he was responsible for identifying emerging threats and developing both tactical and strategic responses to those threats. Earlier, he ran Security Incident Response for Deutsche Bank. Joel attended Stanford University.
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  • Kelly White
    CEO and Founder (CISSP), RiskRecon
    <p>Kelly has nearly 20 years of experience in assessing and defending complex enterprises. Prior to dedicating his full attention to RiskRecon in 2015, White held various enterprise security roles, including CISO and Director of Information Security for financial services companies. White was also practice manager and senior security consultant for CyberTrust and Ernst & Young. White is an active supporter of the security community, a frequent speaker at industry conferences.</p>
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  • Pauline Yam
    Head of Transition & Steering Office, Deutsche Bank
    Yam is the head of the transition & steering office of Deutsche Bank. Prior to this role, she was the global head of identity & access quality and compliance with the bank. She has been working in the IT, information security and risk management space in the financial services world for more than 20 years at global banks like Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase based in Singapore. She has been mainly responsible for leading, managing and driving the information security, IT risk, control and audit functions across the banking businesses globally. She specializes in information security, IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC), IT audit, business continuity/disaster recovery, ITIL v3. She was appointed subject matter expert (SME) by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) in 2006, for reviewing and writing questions for CISSP and ISSMP examinations.
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  • David Szabo
    Partner & Chair - Healthcare Practice Group, Locke Lord LLP
    Szabo is a Partner in the Corporate and Transactional Department, and a member of the Healthcare and Privacy Groups. He represents hospitals, integrated delivery systems, home care companies, and other healthcare service providers. He also represents healthcare information technology companies and life sciences companies. Szabo has extensive experience in healthcare licensing and regulation, reimbursement, fraud and abuse compliance matters, and the structuring of joint ventures. He regularly advises clients on Stark Law and Anti-Kickback compliance matters. His practice also includes the privacy and information security law applicable to healthcare providers, health plans, technology vendors, and other organizations. He advises non-profit organizations on general corporate matters, tax, and governance issues.
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  • Bruno Pavlicek
    Senior Corporate Security Investigator, Verizon Wireless
    Pavlicek is a certified fraud examiner and senior investigator with the corporate security and legal external affairs department of Verizon Wireless, investigating ethics and compliance violations, threat assessments and all other theft and fraud matters. Previously, he was a New Jersey municipal police officer in Essex County and a detective supervisor with the Morris County Prosecutor's Office Financial Crimes Unit. He also served in the Trial Division, Special Victim's Unit and the D.E.A. Narcotics Task Force. Pavlicek was also a Police Academy instructor and adjunct instructor at NYU, teaching in the area of fraud and organized crime investigations and interview and interrogation. He's currently on the board of directors for the Atlanta, Ga., chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is also pursuing his doctoral studies in the area of industrial and organizational psychology.
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  • Japjit Singh Sandhu
    General Manager, Security and Continuity, Bharti Airtel Ltd.
    <p>Japjit Singh Sandhu has over 19 years of experience in Information Security working across industry verticals including Telecom, Banking and ITeS. He has successfully led teams in handling security incidents leveraging skills across platforms. He is currently General Manager, Security and Continuity Group at Airtel.</p>
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  • Steven Teppler
    Attorney; Bitcoin/Blockchain Expert, Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C.
    Teppler has practiced law since 1981 and now leads the firm's electronic discovery and technology based litigation practice. His practice focus is on electronic discovery, including production, preservation, and spoliation matters, and he advises clients about risk, liability, and compliance issues unique to information governance. His experience includes litigation matters, both against and on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, as well as probate and family law disputes where electronic discovery is critically implicated. Nationally, Teppler is the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's IoT Committee, a member of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Electronic Discovery Pilot Program, a founder and co-chair of the American Bar Association's IoT National Institute as well as the American Bar Association's National Institute on Electronic Discovery and Information Governance, and a contributing author of the ANSI X9F4 trusted timestamp guideline standards for the financial industry. Steven holds six patents in the field of content authentication and is the founder and CEO of a content authentication provider.
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  • Phil Marshall
    Chief Research Officer - Tolaga Research
    Phil Marshall is the Chief Research Officer of Tolaga, where he leads its thought leadership for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and mobile industry research. Before founding Tolaga, Dr. Marshall was an Executive at Yankee Group for nine years, and most recently led its service provider technology research globally. He serves on the advisory boards of several start-up companies and was a non-Executive board member of Antone Wireless, which was acquired by Westell in 2012. Marshall has over 20 years of experience in the wireless communications industry. He spent many years working in various engineering operations, research and strategic planning roles for Verizon International, Telecom New Zealand and BHP New Zealand Steel. He has a PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is a Senior Member of the IEEE.
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  • Raghu Raman
    President Risk, Security & New Ventures, Reliance Industries
    Raman has possibly one of the most unique career profiles spanning over 25 years. He spent eleven years as an officer in the Indian Armed Forces, followed by another eleven years in the corporate sector before joining the Government as CEO of the National Intelligence Grid. He currently serves as the Group President (Risk, Security and New Ventures) of Reliance Industries Limited, bringing technology industry leadership, security expertise and executive management experience to his role with the company. Raman started his career with the Indian Army. During his stint, he was in active combat in Punjab battling terrorists and in Siachen Glacier facing Pakistani troops. He has served as a UN peacekeeper, as well as been an instructor teaching leadership and strategy to officers at the prestigious School of Armoured Warfare. After leaving the Indian Army, Raman joined the Mahindra Group in 1998 and helped set up Mahindra United World College. Over the next ten years he led various companies, including First Choice, Mahindra SSG and finally DLSI, a Mahindra joint venture with British Aerospace before being handpicked to create and head the National Intelligence Grid, Ministry of Home Affairs in the Government of India. Raman is a frequent guest faculty in business schools, keynote speaker and author of a column on National Security Strategy and Leadership in the MINT. He is a Distinguished Fellow at Observer Research Foundation and also the author of "Everyman's War" - a book published by Random House.
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  • Tim Horton
    VP, Global Merchant Security and Compliance Solutions, First Data
    Tim Horton currently serves as Vice President of Global Security and Fraud Product Management at First Data. This organization represents the integrated technologies that provide merchants globally a multi-level defense to manage cyber security threats. In this leadership role, Horton is responsible for managing First Data's Cyber Security and Compliance development initiatives for SMB and National Merchants to equip them with the right tools to protect their sensitive data and maintain PCI DSS Compliance. In addition, Horton represents First Data on the PCI DSS Board of Advisors. Horton joined First Data in 1995, and has since held a variety of leadership roles. Prior to his current position, he served in Corporate Strategy working on large company initiatives with third-parties. He has served as Vice President of Product Development and Market Development.
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  • Kate Borten
    President, The Marblehead Group
    Borten, founder of The Marblehead Group, provides her clients with expertise in security, privacy, and health IT from over 20 years inside the healthcare industry. In the 1990s she led the enterprise-wide security program at Massachusetts General Hospital; and as Chief Information Security Officer, she established the first information security program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and CareGroup in Boston. Borten is a nationally-recognized expert on HIPAA and health information privacy and security, a frequent speaker on these topics, and author of tools and books including HIPAA Security Made Simple (HCPro 2013). The Marblehead Group, founded in 1999, provides HIPAA privacy and security risk assessments, compliance auditing, training, and solutions to the healthcare industry. Clients include the full range of providers, health plans, and business associates.
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  • Jim Penrose
    EVP of Cyber Intelligence, Darktrace
    Penrose joined Darktrace in August 2014 as the EVP for Cyber Intelligence. His previous experience includes 17 years of meritorious service at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he achieved the rank of Defense Intelligence Senior Level. Penrose is renowned for his innovative approach to cyber operations and has been called upon to solve the most complex challenges faced by the United States Intelligence Community. Most recently he founded the built the NSA Operational Discovery Center from concept to full operations in 18 months. Penrose was the first mission manager in the NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center and has been at the forefront of cyber operations planning and execution throughout his career at NSA. After working as a Global Network Exploitation and Vulnerability Analyst for 3 years, he was tapped to be the Technical Director for the Computer Network Operations Division of the Office of Information Operations. In addition, Penrose has also served as the Signals Intelligence Directorate, Technical Director for Counterterrorism. He completed the NSA Senior Technical Development Program and diversified his experience through assignments in the NSA's Tailored Access Operations Office and the NSA/CSS Commercial Solutions Center. Penrose earned a Masters degree in Computer Science from George Washington University along with a BS from Drexel University. In 2013, he was nominated for a Presidential Rank award for his contributions.
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  • Eric Rydberg
    National Account Sales Engineer, Sophos
    With over 18 years of technical experience across engineering and design in both the networking and security sectors, Eric Rydberg serves as a national account sales engineer with Sophos. Prior to Sophos, he enjoyed a lengthy career in a similar role at CDW. Most recently, Rydberg helped design the next-generation security architecture plan for one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S.
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  • Nicole Eagan
    CEO, Darktrace
    As chief executive officer of Darktrace, Nicole Eagan has positioned the company as an international leader in cyber defense. she was named 'Woman of the Year' at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards for successfully introducing disruptive machine learning technology to the global market. Her extensive career as a technology executive includes over 25 years of commercial and marketing experience. An expert in developing and executing strategies for high-growth businesses, Eagan helped Darktrace secure $65 million in Series C funding from KKR and led the company to 600% year-on-year growth. Under her leadership, Darktrace's innovative approach to cyber security has won over 20 awards, including World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.
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  • Steven Hadwin
    Attorney, Head of Operations, Risk Advisory and Cyber Security Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
    Steve Hadwin is a London-based lawyer, with particular focus on cyber risks. He is responsible for the drafting of cyber insurance policies, advising on matters of cyber risk management and assisting clients with the legal and regulatory response to adverse cyber incidents. He has an insurance law background and advises clients across a range of industries on the management of key financial, commercial and operational risks.
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  • Avivah Litan
    VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Research
    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.
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  • Etay Maor
    Senior Cyber Security Strategist at IBM Trusteer
    Maor leads fraud fighting and threat awareness projects for Trusteer, an IBM Company. A security evangelist, he regularly presents at industry events and academic master classes as well as volunteer for educational security awareness programs. Previously, Maor was the Head of RSA's Cyber Threats Research Labs where he managed malware research and intelligence teams and was part of cutting edge security research. He holds a BA in Computer Science and a MA in Counter Terrorism and Cyber Terrorism, and teaches an Introduction to Cyber Security course and a member of the International Institute for Counter Terrorism where he focuses on cyber terrorism research.
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  • Tate Jarrow
    Special Agent - New York Electronic Crimes Task Force, US Secret Service
    SA Jarrow has been a member of the USSS NY ECTF for over 5 years where he has conducted several high profile cyber investigations. Agents of the Secret Service's New York Electronic Crimes Task Force investigate cyber-crimes including, but not limited to network intrusions, complex cyber fraud cases, and money laundering investigations. This unit investigates complex, world-wide, significant impact cyber-crimes that affect not only the New York financial community but the United States financial system as a whole.
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  • Sean Keef
    Global Sales Enablement, Skybox
    Sean Keef is a security technology professional with a passion for teaching and a talent for simplifying difficult concepts. His career in networking and security spans 3 decades and has brought him in contact with a vast array of financial, manufacturing, retail and technology companies. Prior to Skybox, Keef held roles as a Sales Engineer, Technical Evangelist, Educator and Consultant in several startups as well long stint with IBM.
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  • Philippe Alcoy
    Cyber Security Technologist, APAC, Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT
    Philippe Alcoy currently serves as APAC Security Technologies for Arbor Networks, where he works across the research, strategy and pre-sales of Arbor's threat detection, investigation and mitigation solutions for service provides and enterprises in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Arbor, he spent over 15 years in technical leadership and management roles for vulnerability scanning, penetration testing and compliance monitoring vendors in Europe and Asia.
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  • Jeremy King
    International Director, PCI Security Standards Council
    Mr. King leads the Council's efforts in increasing adoption and awareness of the PCI Standards globally. In this role, Mr. King works closely with the Council's General Manager and representatives of its policy-setting executive committee from American Express, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, and Visa, Inc. His chief responsibilities include gathering feedback from the merchant and vendor community, coordinating research and analysis of PCI SSC-managed standards through all international markets, and driving education efforts and Council membership recruitment through active involvement in local and regional events, industry conferences and meetings with key stakeholders. He also serves as a resource for Approved Scanning Vendors (ASVs), Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs), Internal Security Assessors (ISAs), PCI Forensic Investigators (PFIs), and related staff in supporting regional training, certification, and testing programs.
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  • Dan Mathews
    Director of Sales Engineering, Lastline
    Mathews, senior director of worldwide sales engineering at Lastline, has over 20 years' experience in design and implementation of networking and security solutions for large enterprises. Since 2006, he has consulted on information security strategy, tactical controls, regulatory compliance, governance frameworks and incident response planning. Previously, Mathews has served in various technical, marketing and advisory capacities at Edward Jones, CompuServe, UUNet, MCI, Verizon, Cybertrust, CompuCom and SecureWorks.
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  • Paul Swarbrick
    International CISO, Privacy and Digital Risk Expert
    Paul Swarbrick's career spans over 25 years within the information security, privacy, assurance and governance arena in Europe and across the world. He is a Fellow of Cambridge University's Centre for Science and Policy and founding holder of the EC-Council's C:CISO certification for information assurance expertise. He works with many of the key cyber security forums to work on improving awareness and effective policy development and implementation nationally and at an organisational level. During his career, Swarbrick has worked with many international organisations across multiple industry sectors and several UK government departments, advising on and implementing the best and most pragmatic approaches to protecting information assets and systems, and on the implementation of new technologies and working practices.
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  • Chris Wysopal
    CTO/CISO, Veracode
    Chris Wysopal, Veracode's CTO and Co-Founder, is responsible for the company's software security analysis capabilities. In 2008 he was named one of InfoWorld's Top 25 CTO's and one of the 100 most influential people in IT by eWeek. One of the original vulnerability researchers and a member of L0pht Heavy Industries, he has testified on Capitol Hill in the US on the subjects of government computer security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. He is an author of L0phtCrack and netcat for Windows. He is the lead author of "The Art of Software Security Testing" published by Addison-Wesley.
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  • Carlos Pero
    AVP and Head of Cyber Application Security, Zurich Insurance
    Carlos Pero currently serves as AVP, Head of Cyber Application Security with Zurich Insurance. Prior to joining Zurich, he was a Product Manager for Rand McNally, responsible for the planning, design and maintenance of several mobile and web applications. Earlier in his career, Pero held the titles of eBusiness Manager for an educational resources company, ETA Hand2Mind, Director, Technical Product Development for Cars.com and other notable entities. Having been entrenched with technology from the Web's infancy, Pero has gained his experience alongside cyber security's evolution.
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  • Bharat Panchal
    Senior Vice President & Head-Risk Management, National Payments Corporation of India
    Bharat Panchal currently serves as SVP & Head of Risk Management at National Payments Corporation of India. He is responsible for creating risk culture at NPCI and its ecosystem by way of designing, implementing and monitoring risk controls. He is pioneer in the areas of risk management, controls and governance at NPCI. He oversees key functions like Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance, Operational Risk Management, Ecosystem Cyber Security, Fraud Management and AML for NPCI and its ecosystem. To support the ecosystem against frauds, Panchal has contributed by setting up a section 8 company called "Indian Payment Risk Council" (IPRC) which has gained substantial ground with a series of developments that has occurred in last three years. Prior to NPCI, Panchal worked with Kotak Mahindra Bank, Citi, Reliance Communications and Tata Telecom.
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  • Ellen Richey
    EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Enterprise Risk Officer, Visa Inc.
    Richey, who first joined Visa in 2007, serves as executive vice president, chief legal officer and chief enterprise risk officer. She is responsible for the legal function as well as oversight of Visa's compliance, audit and risk teams, including payment system risk, settlement risk and enterprise risk. Prior to joining Visa, she worked at Washington Mutual, Inc., as senior vice president of enterprise risk management and executive vice president of card services.
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  • Sonia Arista
    National Healthcare Practice Director, Fortinet
    Sonia Arista joined Fortinet in May 2018 and is responsible for the go-to-market strategy, solutions and sales growth for the company's healthcare business. Based in Boston, she works closely with healthcare industry leaders to demonstrate the importance of a security fabric approach to enable scalable, protected, cost-effective access to high value patient data that addresses changing regulatory standards and industry identified threats. Prior to Fortinet, Arista was a Healthcare Strategy Principal at GuidePoint Security, serving as a subject matter expert to lead business development in healthcare. Most recently, she has been contracted to serve as an interim Chief Information Security Officer for several healthcare-related entities like Wellforce, Nuance Communications and Verscend Technologies, looking for program validation, incident response support and board-level education. Arista has also held CISO leadership positions for Tufts Medical Center, and the New England Quality Care Alliance where she was responsible for the development and management of their Information Security programs.
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  • Ashish Sud
    Head, Western Region, Sophos
    Ashish Sud has over 20 years of experience predominantly in Information Security and Cybersecurity. Currently serving as Head of Western Region activities for Sophos, he has responsibilities for sales into enterprise accounts, team building and management, business development activities, strategic planning, large account management, pre-sales activities, negotiations, contract finalisation & collections/Credit control, channel management and representation in industry conferences. Sud has also contributed to critical efforts in cybersecurity, including as a Leader/Key member of team responsible of closing multiple multi year, multi-crore deals for solutions and services in BFSI sector.
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  • Matthew Maglieri
    CISO, Ruby, parent company of Ashley Madison
    Matthew Maglieri is the Chief Information Security Officer at Ruby, the parent company to several leading online dating brands including AshleyMadison.com. He is responsible for leading the architecture, development, and ongoing operation of Ruby's enterprise security program. Prior to joining Ruby, he served in a leading role developing Mandiant's Canadian practice and delivering a diverse range of strategic and technical consulting services including offensive red team operations, security operations center enhancement, and strategic transformation engagements.
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  • Sam Elliott
    Director of Security Product Management, Bomgar
    As director of security product management at Bomgar, Elliott leads a team of product managers responsible for developing strategy and defining, managing and launching new cybersecurity product suites and offerings. Prior to joining Bomgar, he held similar positions at BMC Software and Numara Software.
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  • Randy Sabett
    Vice Chair, Privacy & Data Protection Practice Group, Cooley LLP
    A former NSA crypto-engineer, Sabett brings to Cooley LLP his extensive experience in data security, privacy, licensing and IP. Sabett has managed numerous data breach responses involving major retailers, financial and healthcare organizations, and on-line service providers. He served on the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency and has been recognized as a leader in privacy and data security in the 2007-2014 editions of Chambers USA. Sabett is a member of the board for the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute and the Northern Virginia chapter of ISSA. He also is a frequent lecturer and author, and has appeared on or been quoted by a variety of national media sources.
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  • John Salmon
    Partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP
    Salmon specializes in providing e-commerce and IT advice, particularly in the financial-services sector. He has represented major insurance companies and banks on their key strategic IT and e-business arrangements in a number of cutting-edge projects. He has market-leading experience in dealing with wrap and corporate platforms and other online projects. Salmon lectures and writes extensively about IT and e-business legal issues, and has a regular blog on legal issues related to financial-services companies. He also has a keen interest in the use of IT in law firms and founded OUT-LAW.com, which has more than 500,000 unique users a month and is one of the most popular law firm websites in the world.
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  • Markus Jakobsson
    Chief Scientist
    <p>Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist for Agari, has spent more than 20 years as a security researcher, scientist and entrepreneur, studying phishing, crimeware and mobile security at leading organizations. In his role at Agari, he will lead the company's security research with a focus on using advanced data science to prevent email attacks. Prior to Agari, Jakobsson spearheaded research in malware, authentication, fraud, user interfaces and security technologies for Qualcomm. He also co-founded three digital startups - ZapFraud, RavenWhite and FatSkunk - spanning email fraud prevention, user authentication, mobile malware detection and secure user messaging. In addition, Jakobsson has held key roles as Principal Scientist at PayPal, Xerox PARC and RSA Security.</p> <p>Jakobsson is an esteemed thought leader in the security space. He has written several books, published more than 100 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles, and holds more than 100 patents. Jakobsson is a visiting research fellow of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, San Diego and master's degrees from both the University of California, San Diego and Lund University in Sweden.</p>
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  • David Pollino
    Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Bank of the West
    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.
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  • Scott Ramsey
    Managing Director of Cybersecurity and Resiliency Consulting, FIS
    Currently serving as Managing Director of Cybersecurity and Resiliency Consulting for FIS, Scott Ramsey is responsible for setting the direction and focus of consulting services. A technology industry veteran, he also held senior-level strategy roles at several of the largest global consulting firms including: IBM, E&Y, KPMG and Arthur Andersen. His areas of specialization include Enterprise Cloud Solutions including Business Continuity, Cloud Storage and Data Management, Enterprise Risk Mitigation, Enterprise Resiliency, Managed Services, IT Optimization, Product Marketing, Portfolio Management, Brand Management, Marketing Communications, Channel Marketing, Press and Analyst Relations, Business Development, Corporate Strategy, Product Strategy, Alliance & Channel Management.
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  • Amol Deshmukh
    VP, Mobile Financial Solutions, Gemalto
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  • Eward Driehuis
    Product Director - DetACT, Fox-IT
    An IT veteran of 20 years with a background in design, Driehuis heads Fox-IT's intelligence and web session analytics products to combat criminal attacks. He has a passion for bringing innovative security solutions to market, and has been engaged in many large security projects in financials, governments and large enterprises. Driehuis has worked in Europe, the USA, Gulf and Asia. His previous roles include CTO and business director in software and IT.
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  • Michael Bruemmer
    Vice President, Experian Data Breach Resolution
    Michael is Vice President, Experian® Data Breach Resolution at Experian Consumer Services, the leading provider of online consumer credit reports, credit scores, credit monitoring, other credit-related information, and protection products. With more than 25 years in the industry, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge related to business operations and development in the identity theft and fraud resolution space where he has educated businesses of all sizes and sectors through pre-breach and breach response planning and delivery, including notification, call center and identity protection services.
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  • Robert Waitman
    Director, Data Valuation, Cisco
    Robert Waitman is a Director in Cisco's Privacy Office, where he specializes in quantifying the business benefits of privacy policy and helping organizations better value and manage their information assets. Over his 16-year career at Cisco, he has helped many organizations improve their use of network-based applications and delivered over $100 million in improvement opportunities. He also led Cisco's Wealth Management Practice, helping drive innovative changes at wealth management firms and gaining media attention for his research findings in The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and American Banker. Previously, Waitman was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on strategy, technology, and payment issues facing financial institutions and authored numerous articles in The McKinsey Quarterly.
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  • Phil Cole
    Team Leader, Security Operations, AusCERT
    Phil manages security operations and incident response for the University of Queensland, and supports AusCERT operations to provide incident response services and advice to AusCERT members. AusCERT is a leading Cyber Emergency Response Team for Australia and provides information security services and advice to its members. Phil's role within AusCERT is focused is on improving business outcomes by finding the right balance between security and usability, and minimising the impact of incidents when they happen. Phil is passionate about helping stakeholders improve their information security and their ability to respond to incidents. Phil's previous roles include working as a Biomedical Engineer in a wide range of different roles including medical ICT systems, medical device management and maintenance, patient safety investigations and health technology procurement. He also managed technology for a Human Factors research group and usability testing lab.
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  • Lee Kim
    Director of Privacy and Security, HIMSS
    At HIMSS, Kim serves as an analyst, information privacy and cybersecurity professional and liaison. Kim is an AV-rated attorney in healthcare and intellectual property law with more than 10 years of legal experience. She is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Additionally, Kim is a member of the SANS Institute Securing the Human Healthcare advisory board, the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council Cybersecurity Working Group, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and (ISC)². She is a member of the (ISC)² U.S. Government Advisory Council Executive Writers Bureau and has served as a key Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Sector representative of the National Cyber Incident Response Plan Working Group.
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  • Chris Eng
    Vice President of Research, CA Veracode
    Eng is vice president of research at CA Veracode, where he leads the team responsible for integrating security expertise into the company's core product offerings. Previously, he was technical director at Symantec and an engineer at the National Security Agency. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has been featured in media outlets such as Bloomberg, Fox Business and CBS.
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  • Kevin Donovan
    Vice President of Sales for the Americas, BioCatch
    Kevin Donovan currently serves as VP of Sales for BioCatch in the Americas. Prior to joining BioCatch, Donovan spent 15 years building and scaling new products and markets in the cybersecurity industry. He helped grow VASCO into the leader in two-factor authentication and founded nJUVO, a security startup that protects business payments from fraud.
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  • Brijesh Datta
    CISO, Reliance Jio
    <p> Brijesh Datta has more than 25 years in Telecom, IT and Information Security. An ex-Army Officer and an IIT Delhi Alumini with a Master's Degree in Computer Technology, he was instrumental in defining Cyber Security practices for the Indian Army in the late 90's when this was a nascent field. Prior to joining the corporate sector in 2010, he was leading the Army's Cyber Operation's centre for 7 years and was awarded the prestigious Sena Medal on behalf of the President of India for his efforts. Brijesh is presently the CISO of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, where he manages security of all Jio vertical's ranging from Telco, IT, Media, Jio Money and Payments Banking.</p>
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  • Francoise Gilbert
    Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
    Gilbert is the Founder and Managing Director of the IT Law Group, a niche law firm, based in Palo Alto, which focuses on information privacy and security, cloud computing and data governance. She advises MNCs, global companies, selected start-ups and non-profit organizations on complex issues related to evaluating and strategically managing the privacy and security of personal data in various environments, at the domestic level and worldwide. An internationally recognized thought leader and expert in privacy and data protection law, Gilbert was named "2014 San Francisco Lawyer of the Year for Information Technology Law" by the Best Lawyers in America. For several years, the prestigious Chambers USA and Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in America, and the Who's Who in E-Commerce have recognized her as one of the leading lawyers in the field of information privacy and security.
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  • Avi Rembaum
    Vice President of Security Solutions, Check Point
    Avi Rembaum currently serves as Vice President of Security Solutions for Check Point. In this role, he is responsible for the company's solution center, incident response team, strategic alliance program and security architecture function. Previously, Rembaum was responsible for the company's business relationships with the Tier-1 Telcos in North America. Rembaum first began working in the information and network security industry in 1997, when he joined RADGUARD's marketing team. He also held product management positions at RedCreek and SonicWALL and practice manager roles at RedCreek and Getronics, now CompuCom.
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  • K S Narayanan
    Chief Information Security Officer, PwC India
    K.S.Narayanan has more than twenty years of industry experience having worked in Banking & IT Services industry. Prior to joining PwC, he has worked at ING Vysya Bank ( Now Kotak Mahindra Bank ), HCL and Tech Mahindra in a variety of roles in IT Service delivery, Network Security, Information Security, Business Continuity Management and Risk Management. He leads the Information Security group and responsible for Cyber Security, Data Security, Information Security strategy, Information Risk & Governance, IT Security, Business Continuity and its implementation across PwC -India. At ING Vysya Bank, Narayanan worked as the CISO & Head of Operational Risk Management. He was responsible for driving Information Risk, Operational Risk Governance & Management, Cyber Security, Data Governance, Fraud Risk, Outsourcing Risk, Information Security strategy, Business Continuity and its implementation across the Bank. Narayanan holds Bachelors of Science in Physics, Master in Financial Management (MFM) from K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai. He holds the following professional qualifications: CISA-Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), CISSP, and SANS Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).
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  • Robert Villanueva
    Executive Vice President, Q6 Cyber and Founder of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division of the US Secret Service
    Villanueva spent 25 years in the U.S. Secret Service, where he specialized in transnational cybercrimes, access device fraud, network intrusions and identity theft data breaches affecting the private sector. He served in both investigative and undercover capacities around the world. Villanueva founded the U.S. Secret Service's Cyber Intelligence Section and headed the Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force. He has conducted extensive research into computer botnets and malware development attributed to foreign actors, and has led numerous projects in partnership with Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University and private companies. Presently, Villanueva advises the boards of directors at Florida International University, the Florida International Security Association, Florida International Bankers Association and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators. He currently serves as executive vice president of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division at cybersecurity firm Q6 Cyber.
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  • Maria Ramirez
    Head Deputy, Cyber Crime Division, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
    Maria Ramirez is the head deputy district attorney of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's (LADA) Cyber Crime Division. She currently supervises 11 attorneys and 19 investigators, and oversees the investigation and prosecution of cyber-related crime, including identity theft, credit card fraud, computer intrusions and child exploitation over the internet. Under her leadership, the division has expanded in recent years to include county and community cyber investigation response teams to address the increase in cyber-related crime against the L.A. County departments and small to medium size businesses. The division also works closely with the FBI's Business Email Compromise (BEC) task force and the U. S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force. Ramirez is on the advisory board of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators (IAFCI) and is the chair of the LADA Fraud Inter-Bureau Working Group. Recently, she received the 2015 Prosecutor of the Year award from the California District Attorney Investigator's Association for her work in cybercrime prosecutions.
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  • Brian Linder
    Cloud Security Expert and Evangelist, CheckPoint Software Technologies
    Linder is a cloud security expert and evangelist for cybersecurity leader Check Point Software Technologies, evangelizing with partners and customers as a founding member of Check Point's vSEC team. Since 2012, he has been at the forefront of the new era of cloud, advising Fortune 10 firms in financial, legal and telecommunications on private and public cloud and virtualization security strategies. Linder has 25 years of experience securing enterprise networks in a diversity of organizations, including 13 years in cybersecurity in security engineering and sales roles.
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  • Adam Bixler
    Director of Product Management, NETSCOUT Systems, Inc.
    Adam Bixler has had a distinguished career as Cybersecurity professional, an entrepreneur, a product management leader and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He has worked at all levels of information security and operations including: network design and configuration; data center management; certification and accreditation; network security analysis; compliance validation and systems auditing; and policy and plan development. Bixler currently serves as the Director of Product Management for NETSCOUT | Arbor leading the External Threat Detection offerings. He was Co-Founder and COO of Efflux Systems which was acquired by NETSCOUT in 2017 and was a Co-Founder of Morta Security which was acquired by Palo Alto Networks in 2014. He served in the United States Air Force and is currently in the US Air Force Reserve.
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  • Alex Mosher
    Vice President of Security Strategy, CA Technologies
    Alex Mosher, global vice president, CA Technologies As global vice president of CA Technologies, Mosher is responsible for CA's cybersecurity strategy and go-to-market plan and execution. Working to align CA's cybersecurity solutions and portfolio with customer requirements and objectives, Mosher leads a team that works to develop and implement action plans that enable customers to take control of security, identities, access and information across platforms and devices. Mosher joined CA in 2007. As a 20-year information technology industry veteran, he has amassed hands-on experience in virtually every aspect of the business, including sales and marketing, development and deployment services.
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  • Jim Pflaging
    Global Lead - Technology and Business Strategy, Chertoff Group
    Pflaging is the global lead for both the technology sector and business strategy practice at the Chertoff Group. He and his team work closely with leading technology companies, private equity investors, and system integrators to identify, provide diligence, acquire, and build exciting companies. He has a proven track record of translating cybersecurity and related technology, policy, and market dynamics into competitive advantage. Through dozens of successful client engagements, Mr. Pflaging has become a trusted advisor on technology and security to many in the US Government and private industry. Based in Menlo Park, California, Mr. Pflaging has more than 25 years of Silicon Valley experience including 15 years as chief executive officer of cyber security and data management companies. He serves on the board of several security companies and is a frequent speaker on technology and security issues.
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  • Larry Clinton
    President, Internet Security Alliance
    Clinton is the president and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance, a multi-sector international trade association focused on cyber security. In 2015, the National Association of Corporate Directors named him to its "Corporate 100" list of the most influential people in the field of corporate governance. He serves on the Cyber Security Advisory Panel of the Center for Audit Quality and is the past chair, and current executive committee member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council. In 2016, SC Magazine award ISA with its Editor's Choice Award for leadership and excellence in cyber security.
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  • Jim Reavis
    Co-founder & CEO, Cloud Security Alliance
    <p>For many years, Jim Reavis has worked in the information security industry as an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, technologist and business strategist. Jim's innovative thinking about emerging security trends have been published and presented widely throughout the industry and have influenced many. Jim is helping shape the future of information security and related technology industries as co-founder, CEO and driving force of the Cloud Security Alliance. Jim was recently named as one of the Top 10 cloud computing leaders by SearchCloudComputing.com.</p> <p>Jim is the President of Reavis Consulting Group, LLC, where he advises security companies, governments, large enterprises and other organizations on the implications of new trends such as Cloud and Mobility and how to take advantage of them.</p> <p>Jim has previously been an international board member of the ISSA, a global not for profit association of information security professionals and formerly served as the association's Executive Director. Jim founded SecurityPortal, the Internet's largest website devoted to information security in 1998, and guided it until a successful exit in 2000.</p> <p>Jim has been an advisor on the launch of many industry ventures that have achieved a successful M&A exit or IPO. Jim is widely quoted in the press and has worked with hundreds of corporations on their information security strategy and technology roadmap. Jim has a background in networking technologies, marketing, product management and systems integration. Jim received a B.A. in Business Administration / Computer Science from Western Washington University in 1987 and formerly served on WWU's alumni board.</p>
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  • Matthew Rosenquist
    Cyber Security Strategist, Intel Corporation
    Rosenquist joined Intel Corp in 1996 and benefits from nearly 20 years in the field of security. Rosenquist specializes in security strategy, measuring value, and developing cost effective capabilities which deliver the optimal level of security. Currently, a cyber-security strategist for the Intel Security Group, he helped in the formation of this global organization which brings together security across hardware, firmware, software and services. Previously, he managed the security playbook for Intel's PC strategy planning group, encompassing all security features landing in the PC.
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  • Mark Hickman
    COO, WinMagic
    As Chief Operating Officer at WinMagic, Hickman is responsible for direct and channel sales, marketing, professional services, and global business development. Joining WinMagic in 2010, he brings over 18 years of software sales experience. Hickman holds a BA majoring in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.
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  • Deven McGraw
    Former Deputy Director of Health Information Privacy, Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights
    McGraw was the acting chief privacy officer and deputy director of health information privacy at the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights, which enforces HIPAA. Previously, she was a partner at the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP, where she co-chaired its privacy and data security practice. Earlier, she was director of the health privacy project at the Center for Democracy & Technology, a consumer advocacy group. For six years, McGraw served as an adviser to HHS on health data privacy and security issues. She served on the Health IT Policy Committee, which advises HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, and co-led the committee's Privacy and Security Workgroup as well as its Information Exchange Workgroup.
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  • Dhananjay Rokde
    Chief Information Security Officer, Augmedix
    Rokde, the former CISO of the Cox & Kings Group, is an information security professional with several years of experience in operations, remote support, consultancy and business management. He has extensive experience managing global security programs and has worked on enterprise information security projects for large FMCG, BSFI, NBFC, LPO, KPO and BPOs globally. He is a frequent speaker at industry events.
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  • Cdr. Mukesh Saini
    Head-IT Security, Essel Group
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  • Will LaSala
    Director Security Solutions, OneSpan
    Will LaSala is the Director of Security Solutions at OneSpan. He joined VASCO in 2001 and brings over 25 years of software and cybersecurity experience. Since joining OneSpan, LaSala has been involved in all aspects of product implementation and market direction within financial institutions as well as top Fortune 500 organizations for enterprise security, healthcare, U.S. government, online gaming and mobile application development. He currently empowers the markets and OneSpan's largest clients with direct communication of new products and features and security changes. Prior to joining OneSpan, LaSala worked as a Sr. Systems Engineer and Developer for a consulting firm in New England. Before that, he spent eight years as CTO at a prominent Internet Service Provider in New England. A security evangelist on mobile application development and authentication, LaSala is frequently quoted in the media and a frequent speaker at industry events.
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  • Jason Lang
    Senior Consulting Engineer, Arbor Networks
    Lang has more than 16 years of experience in large network and security solution environments. As a senior consulting engineer for Arbor Networks, he works as a trusted advisor with all of Canada's largest ISPs and several enterprises through his pre- and post-sales duties in positioning Arbor's DDoS protection and APT solutions. Prior to joining Arbor, Lang spent eight years at Bell Canada, where he was part of their forward-looking technology development arm.
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  • Vint Cerf
    Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
    Cerf has been vice president and chief internet evangelist at Google since October 2005. He's responsible for identifying enabling technologies to support the development of advanced, internet-based products and services. Previously, Cerf served at MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives, the Defense Department's advance research agency known as DARPA and as a member of the Stanford University faculty. He and his colleague at DARPA, Robert Kahn, received the National Medal of Technology from President Bill Clinton in 1997 for founding and developing the internet.
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  • David Goldschlag
    SVP of Strategy & CEO, Pulse Secure
    <p>David is senior vice president of strategy and CTO at Pulse Secure. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of MobileSpaces, which Pulse Secure acquired in October 2014, where he was responsible for defining the company's vision and strategy. David brings more than 20 years of experience within the mobility, security and enterprise SaaS industries. Prior to MobileSpaces, David was the vice president of Mobile at McAfee. Before McAfee, David was the president and CTO at Trust Digital, a provider of enterprise mobility management software for government organizations and Global 2000 companies.</p>
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  • Anubhav Wahie
    Business Manager- Cybersecurity, Cisco India
    Anubhav Wahie currently serves as Business Manager of Cybersecurity for Cisco India. Wahie has nearly 20 years of experience in technology, aimed at cybersecurity and risk management.
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  • Amit Sharma
    Additional Director at Office of Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister, Ministry of Defence
    Sharma is additional director in the office of the scientific advisor of the defence minister, at the Defence Research and Development Organization (D.R.D.O), Ministry of Defence, Government of India. He has worked in the field of information security, information warfare, strategic information dissemination systems, net centric warfare, C4I2SR systems and secure and survivable networks. He is a Chevening Scholar and has gained his masters degree in global security from Defence College of Management and Technology, UK Defence Academy, United Kingdom. Sharma is a graduate/fellow of US DoD's Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii US in comprehensive response to counter-terrorism course. He was awarded Chevening Scholarship by Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO), British government for the year 2008- 2009 from India. For his work on cyber terrorism and national security issues, he was awarded a commendation letter by the chairman of the Standing Committee on Defence in 2009. Sharma is part of various inter-ministerial committees related to information security, and was invited to be a peer reviewer by NATO CCDCOE for Tallinn Manual. He has delivered a number of talks on cyber warfare, cyber security and national security issues, at various forums such the NATO Centre of excellence at Tallinn, Estonia; Cyber security summit organised by Royal United Services Institute at London; "Scientific issues in countering terrorism" conference at Moscow; cyber deterrence issues at Garmisch Germany; IDGA Cyber Summit at Washington DC; Center for Land Warfare Studies CLAWS, National Maritime Foundation NMF and recently at S&T Conference organized by US Pacific Command.
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  • Bob Lynch
    Sr. Sales Director, Eastern US/Eastern Canada, Bitdefender
    Lynch has more than 30 years of experience in technology, engineering and sales. He has held significant regional and national leadership roles at GE Capital ITS, 3Com, Avaya, Extreme Networks and Websense. His role at Bitdefender includes leadership of the Eastern US and Canadian regional sales teams, development and expansion of key customer and partner relationships, and expansion of Bitdefender's enterprise business in-region.
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  • Denis Ryan
    Senior Director, Field Sales-Email Fraud, Proofpoint
    Denis Ryan currently serves as Senior Director, Email Fraud for Proofpoint, Inc. Previously, he held management positions at several well-known high-tech companies including Nominum (now part of Akamai), Tellabs (now Coriant), Verizon and IBM. As a sales leader of the fastest growing business unit in Proofpoint, Ryan oversaw the go to market sales and sales engineering strategy post the Return Path business unit acquisition. The diverse background of IT and security solutions allows him to overlay the Proofpoint sales efforts in multiple verticals, most notably Healthcare as Proofpoint has ramped this specialized team to improve email authentication practices.
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  • Spencer Pryor
    Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
    As a former assistant U.S. attorney and counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, Pryor has unique experience handling a myriad of legal matters. He was a member of Georgia's Judicial Nominating Committee under Governor Perdue and currently serves on the Board of Visitors at the University of Georgia School of Law. Pryor's practice focuses on: corporate compliance; health care litigation; defending and investigating the following types of matters: False Claims Act; Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA); cyber intrusion and data breach; state AG investigations related to consumer protection issues including, but not limited to, deceptive and unfair trade practices; and conducting internal corporate investigations.
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  • Michelle Dennedy
    Chief Privacy Officer, Cisco
    Michelle Finneran Dennedy is Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer at Cisco. Throughout her career, she has led security and privacy initiatives, ranging from regulatory compliance, privacy engineering, advocacy and education efforts, and litigation at companies including Cisco, and previously McAfee/Intel Security, Oracle, and Sun Microsystems. She founded The iDennedy Project, which seeks to change how people think about information and data, and co-authored The Privacy Engineer's Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value.
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  • Matthew Speare
    Executive Vice President & Enterprise CIO, Regions Bank
    Speare joined Regions in 2013 and serves as the head of governance and integration. Regions is a top U.S. bank-holding company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., with $117 billion in assets, operating approximately 1,700 banking offices in 16 states. In this role, Speare has responsibility for information security; check, ATM/debit, and credit card fraud operations; and systems integration for consumer, business and commercial banking groups. Prior to assuming his current role in 2013, Speare was the chief technology officer for M&T Bank, an $82 billion financial institution based out of Buffalo, N.Y.
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  • Dave Nathans
    Product Security, Siemens Healthcare
    David Nathans currently serves as a Product Security Manager for Siemens Healthcare, where he specializes in building cybersecurity programs and Security Operation Centers. Having previously held prominent positions in the defense, retail, managed security and healthcare industries, Nathans has a wealth of cybersecurity knowledge which he shares to help protect companies from this growing threat. His experiences and lessons learned also stem from his time building security programs at one of the largest breached retail companies in history as well as working all over the world as a cyber-operations officer for the U.S. Air Force. He has written and continues to write books and articles for cybersecurity magazines.
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  • Mark Doepel
    Cyber Insurance Attorney and Partner, Sparke Helmore; Chairman and Director, Lloyd's Australia Ltd.
    Mark Doepel currently serves as Partner at Sparke Helmore and Chairman and Director for Lloyd's Australia. Before joining Sparke Helmore, Doepel worked for a leading international insurance law practice in London. He was also a partner at an international law firm for six years, working in Sydney, and a partner for two years at an Australian based firm.
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  • Richard Conti
    Information Security Specialist, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Richard Conti is currently an Information Security Specialist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where he is a subject matter expert in risk management, security incident investigations, security operations center (SOC) and threat and vulnerability management. In previous roles, he has served as IT support manager, system administrator, support specialist, and security analyst in the healthcare, academic, real estate, and radio broadcasting industries over the last 15 years.
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  • Karen Jackson
    Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia
    Jackson serves as a senior advisor to the Governor of Virginia on technology matters including innovation, data analytics, telecommunications, cybersecurity, and unmanned systems. She is also responsible for overseeing the Commonwealth's IT infrastructure. As secretary, she is responsible for policy and legislative initiatives as well as developing programs to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology development and adoption. Jackson serves on a number of boards including the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Center for Innovative Technology, and serves as Governor McAuliffe's representative to the FCC's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee.
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  • David Navetta
    Partner, Co-Chair - Data Protection, Privacy & Access to Information (US), Norton Rose Fulbright
    David Navetta is a U.S. Co-Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright's Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group. Navetta focuses on technology, privacy, information security and intellectual property law. His work ranges from compliance and transactional work to breach notification, regulatory response and litigation. Navetta has served a wide range of clients from large Fortune 500 multinationals, retailers, healthcare companies and financial institutions, to sophisticated technology companies, traditional brick-and-mortar companies, energy companies and startups. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional through the International Association of Privacy Professionals and previously served as a Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Information Security Committee.
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  • Greg Markell
    President and CEO, Ridge Canada Cyber Solutions Inc.
    Greg Markell is a leading insurance expert on the topic of cyber and privacy liability. He has advised public, private, and non-profit organizations regarding their risk transfer of organizational exposure to cyber-related losses. His career in insurance began with underwriting for a large national insurer, starting in property and casualty before quickly moving into executive and professional risk, with a focus on director's and officer's (D&O) insurance. He then moved on to join a national brokerage, focusing on specialty insurance products for financial services companies, including D&O and cyber liability. Markell left this firm as a partner in 2014 and joined a top 10 global broker, where he was a resource for his colleagues for D&O and the practice leader for cyber and privacy liability.
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  • Christina Bergeron
    Attorney, Ropes & Gray LLP
    Bergeron joined Ropes & Gray in 2011 as an associate practicing in the corporate department with an emphasis on health care. She represents a range of the firm's health care clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and affiliations. Bergeron has a range of experience in advising a broad spectrum of health care clients including managed care plans, dental service organizations and hospitals. Additionally, she provides regulatory and compliance advice to various health care clients. Bergeron assists clients in the development of policies and procedures and provides advice regarding the HIPAA privacy and security rules. Prior to joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Ronald A. Guzmán, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, where she worked on a commodities class action suit involving one of the largest investment management companies in the United States. Additionally, during law school, Bergeron worked at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington, DC. Before law school, she worked as a paralegal in health care fraud and public corruption at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, MA.
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  • Volkmar Scharf-Katz
    Former Chief IP Networks Partner, R&D and Head of Service Platform, Vodafone
    <p>Dr. Volkmar Scharf-Katz has over 15 years of experience in the mobile industry specializing in analytics, big data platforms, and communication technologies. Previously, he was Chief IP Networks Partner, R&D and Head of Service Platform at Vodafone where he was responsible for building advanced computing environments to demonstrate real-time analytics, showcase artificial intelligence and develop mobile applications. Dr. Scharf-Katz has a Ph.D. in computer science and information technology from Stanford University. He has vast and successful international experience in creating new and disruptive solutions for communication networks and mobile banking, and he also holds several patents.</p>
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  • Anahi Santiago
    CISO, Christiana Care Health System
    As Christiana Care Health System's Chief Information Security Officer, Anahi Santiago is charged with providing strategic direction and oversight to a comprehensive security program, policy development, standards and controls implementation, training and awareness, regular risk assessment and mitigation, as well as partnerships with internal and external auditors. She also regularly collaborates with state and federal regulatory bodies and actively contributes to proposed state and federal regulations that govern privacy and information security. Before joining Christiana, Santiago provided similar support for the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network at a director level.
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  • Naveen Gurusiddaiah
    Head - Technical Services, Micro Focus, India
    Gurusiddaiah is a PhD holder and a qualified MBA with almost 16 years of working experience in different domains like information technology, finance, sales and marketing. In his previous engagements at Borland and Micro Focus, he was involved in the pre-sales, post-sales and technical services, which comprised of consulting & close collaboration with customers during the evaluation phase or piloting of a project for conducting the proof of concept study. Continuing the role and responsibilities at Compuware, he was also into mobilizing and training partner's technical teams to address customer's needs and requirements. He is engaged in conducting seminars at various forums and has been actively involved in the corporate market development of the India region for solutions and technologies of Micro Focus. Gurusiddaiah currently heads technical services at Micro Focus, India for all the product portfolios of CDMS, Borland, Novell, Attachmate, Suse and Net IQ.
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  • Tonguc Yaman
    Tonguç Yaman is a leader in health informatics and cultural change management. He is passionate about adapting IT to the needs of healthcare providers and their patients. Through his diverse career, Yaman has led global initiatives in finance, IT, and healthcare. He currently serves as the first Chief Information Officer of SOMOS, a network of New York City physicians, specialists, community-based organizations and other providers who deliver high-quality, patient-centered care in a comprehensive, coordinated, and accessible manner to individuals and families participating in the Medicaid program. Prior to joining SOMOS, he served as the Deputy CIO of Bellevue Hospital, the largest public hospital in New York City.
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  • Jade Catalano
    Sr. Product Manager, Splunk
    Jade Catalano currently serves as Sr. Product Manager at Splunk. With more than 10 years of cybersecurity experience, she has most recently been focusing on anti-fraud. Working closely with both the security product teams at Splunk and the customers, she strives to understand their biggest challenges around security and fraud, connect all the data points to help solve and strengthen organizations security ecosystems.
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  • Cameron Church
    Director, Solutions Consulting, ThreatMetrix
    Cameron Church currently serves as Director of Solutions Consulting for ThreatMetrix, a LexisNexis company. Church has specialized in Fraud and AML at Citi, ANZ and other notable organizations.
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  • Biju Tilak
    Mobile Security Strategist, IBM Security
    Tilak is a part IBM security India: managing enterprise mobility management, Collaborating with business partners and customers to plan, design & implement rapid "time-to-value", end to end unified device management & security offerings. He has has been part of leading mobile security companies across the region during his 15 years with expertise in mobile OS / cellular data networks and mobile security and this helps in designing solutions at a granular level understanding the strengths of each of these vertical. He has won the Global CEO award FY15 and Megastar award in designing complex solution around mobile security in his previous stints. His focus is to build sustainable business on industry leading solution offerings to address an ever expanding range of endpoint management & security challenges including some unique innovations addressing compliance in regulated industries.
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  • Michael Redman
    Chief of the Policy and Accreditation Branch for the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC)
    <p>Redman is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in his field by the Cyber Security & Information Assurance Center (CSIAC). Redman currently serves as Chief of the Policy and Accreditation Branch for the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) and is the Sr. Information Assurance Manager (IAM) for the United States Army Strategic Command (ARSTRAT). He is the Chief Information Assurance (IA) policy architect and advisor to the 3 star STRATCOM commanding General, responsible for the development of policies and procedures related to cyber assurance and data protection mechanisms. Redman plans, organizes and executes risk management and Department of Defense accreditation validation activities, determining security vulnerabilities utilizing a variety of classic and modern exploit tools and techniques.</p>
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  • Sridhara Sidhu
    Head - Infosec Services and Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management, Wells Fargo
    Sridhara Sidhu currently serves as Head - Infosec Services and Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management for Wells Fargo where he has dual reporting to Global CISO and Global Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Wells Fargo, he worked at Deloitte in various risk consulting groups (Financial Reporting Risk advisory, Corporate Governance, Finance Transformation advisory etc.) and as a regional lead of Finance Transformation Practice.
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  • Chris Calderon
    Supervisory Special Agent (SSA), U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
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  • Joel Hardi
    Director, Solutions Architecture, Equifax Identity and Fraud
    Hardi designs and implements identity, authentication, screening, and eligibility solutions for the federal government and private sector clients. As solutions architect, Hardi has worked on large scale citizen-facing implementations for agencies including CMS, IRS, USPS and SSA. He has also worked on similar problems for Equifax's commercial clients in the card, mortgage and telecommunications sectors. Hardi has more than 10 years' experience in in identity, security engineering, systems design and policy.
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  • Tara Brewer
    Cyber Security Advisor Program, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, US Department of Homeland Security
    Tara Brewer currently serves as a cybersecurity analyst for the Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience (SECIR) Division of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications' (CS&C) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). She supports the Cybersecurity Advisor (CSA) program and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure. Under SECIR, Brewer supports the production of methodologies & the development of various tools used by the CSA program to measure and strengthen the cybersecurity management capabilities of critical infrastructure organizations across the Nation. Within DHS, Brewer has also supported Cybersecurity Education, Awareness, and Workforce Development (CE&A), sustaining the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS). During this time she collaborated with DOD & The National Institute of Standards and Technology, promoting NIST Cybersecurity Framework. Prior to joining DHS, Brewer supported the United States Air Force 333rd Squadron, Cyber Defense School, where she focused on digital forensics confirming digital security & data integrity.
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  • Terry Wilson
    Director of Outreach for the UK and EMEA, Global Cyber Alliance
    Terry Wilson currently serves as Director of Outreach for Global Cyber Alliance, an international, cross-sector effort designed to confront, address, and prevent malicious cyber activity. With a long history in the Metropolitan Police, Wilson has been regularly recognized for his work in anti-corruption and cybersecurity efforts.
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  • Ron Ross
    Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Ross specializes in information security, systems security engineering and risk management. He leads NIST's Federal Information Security Management Act Implementation Project, which includes the development of key security standards and guidelines for the federal government and critical information infrastructure. Ross also leads the Joint Task Force, an interagency partnership with the Department of Defense, Office of the Director National Intelligence, the U.S. Intelligence Community and the Committee on National Security Systems, with responsibility for developing the Unified Information Security Framework for the federal government and its contractors. In addition to his responsibilities at NIST, Ross supports the U.S. State Department in the international outreach program for information security and critical infrastructure protection. Ross has lectured at many universities across the country and has received numerous private sector cybersecurity awards.
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  • Barak Feldman
    National Director for the Privileged Account Security Solution Portfolio, CyberArk
    Barak Feldman is a national director for the privileged account security solution portfolio at CyberArk Software. He joined CyberArk in 2001 and has held several sales and technical roles including managing the system engineering group in the Americas. Feldman brings deep technical and business background to his role at CyberArk, with more than 15 years of experience in designing and implementing security and compliance solutions at many of the Fortune 500 and at various federal agencies. He has in-depth technical knowledge related to the most crucial areas of information security, including regulatory compliance, policy management and access management, specifically with the current threats surrounding privileged access to the highest-risk assets within the enterprise.
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  • Prashant Pillai
    Director of the Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute, University of Wolverhampton
    Prof Prashant Pillai is currently working as a Professor of Cyber Security and Director of the Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute (WCRI) at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. WCRI consists of 24 academics and specialises in security for critical national infrastructure with a current focus on detection, prevention and innovate solutions for large scale co-ordinated attacks on complex systems. Prior to this, he worked as Reader in Cyber Security and was the Head of the Cyber Security Research Group at the Department of Computing and Communications Technologies, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK. Pillai is the Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Aerospace and Electronic Systems and an Editor of the Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS).
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  • Sarb Sembhi
    CTO/CSO, Virtually Informed
    Sarb Sembhi currently serves as the CTO & CISO at Virtually Informed. Previously, he was CTO & CISO for the Noord Group. His contributions to the industry include the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Defence and Security Committee and its Cybersecurity working group, an Advisor to the Internet of Things Security Foundation, Smart Buildings working group. Other contributions include: Past President of the ISACA London Chapter, Chair of ISACA International GRA Region 3 Sub-Committee, Chair of ISACA International GRA Committee, ISSA UK Advisory Group member, InfoSecurity Magazine Editorial Group member.
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  • Brent Maher
    CISO, Johnson Financial Group
    Brent Maher currently serves as Senior Vice President - Chief Information Security officer for Johnson Financial Group. In this role, he is responsible for reducing enterprise risk of threats against the confidentially, integrity and availability of Johnson Financial Groups information assets. Prior to joining Johnson Financial Group, Maher worked in manufacturing, healthcare, non-profit and consulting. He currently serves as a security and technology advisor for to two nonprofit organization. Additionally, he holds a seat on Wisconsin's Cyber Strategy & Planning Work Group representing the Private Sector and Financial Services.
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  • Jagdeep Singh
    CISO, Rakuten India
    Jagdeep Singh currently serves as CISO of Rakuten India. Prior to joining Rakuten, he worked for organizations such as PwC and TCS. Singh has a decade of experience in information security with rich expertise in running large Information security programs, aimed at building robust information security posture for organizations.
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  • Yair Levy
    Professor - Information Systems & Cybersecurity; Director, Center for e-Learning Security Research (CeLSR), Nova Southeastern University
    Dr. Levy joined the college in 2003, was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2007, and to full Professor in 2012. During the mid to late 1990s, Dr. Levy assisted NASA to develop e-learning platforms as well as manage Internet and Web infrastructures. He earned his undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology). He received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with Management Information Systems (MIS) concentration and Ph.D. in MIS from Florida International University. He heads the Levy CyLab, which conducts innovative research from the human-centric lens of four key research areas cybersecurity, social engineering, user-authentication issues, privacy, and e-learning system security. He authored over 65 articles, three book chapters, one book, and his publications have been cited for over 1,300 times by other scholarly research. Dr. Levy has been an active member of the US Secret Service (USSS)'s - Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (MECTF) and The South Florida Cybercrime Working Group (SFCWG). He was trained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on various topics, actively serves as a member on of the FBI/InfraGard, and consults the FBI/Cyber Task Force (CTF). Dr. Levy serves on the National Joint Task Force of Cybersecurity Education, as well as other national initiatives related to cybersecurity workforce, education, and research.
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  • Jonathan Cohen
    Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, Enterprise Business Unit, Synchronoss
    Cohen has 22 years of IT strategy and solution management experience, focused on developing transformational technology solutions for enterprise clients in finance, healthcare, and life science industries. An experienced management consultant and IT strategy executive, Cohen's expertise is in IT transformation, enterprise architecture, and developing industry solutions that leverage market trends in Cloud and Big Data. Recently, Cohen was the Americas lead for application transformation at EMC Global Services where he led EMC clients to modernize their application portfolio and maximize the impact of Cloud transformation programs. Prior to EMC, Cohen held consulting leadership roles at BusinessEdge Solutions and Paragon Computer Professionals where he led enterprise content management, collaboration and knowledge management, and information management strategy.
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  • Joyce Brocaglia
    Founder, Executive Women's Forum
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  • Jon Jeswald
    VP - Payment Strategy Executive, Federal Reserve Bank
    Jeswald is the Vice President for the Federal Reserve's Payments Improvement Initiatives. He supports activities relating to the Federal Reserve's Faster Payments strategy including key work efforts associated with the task force. Jon also works closely with the Secure Payments team on integrating work efforts across both Faster and Secure Task Forces. Jeswald's 25-year career at the Federal Reserve began in financial services where he held leadership roles in both local check operations as well as at the system level, leading the implementation of the Federal Reserve's multi-year strategic initiative to restructure its 45 check operations and implementing the Check21 system. For the past 6 years, he has worked in the Federal Reserve's National Information Technology Division with responsibilities for IT Strategies and Standards. Jeswald holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business and Science Degree from John Carroll University.
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  • Eduardo Perez
    SVP Payment System Risk, Visa Inc.
    Perez has been with Visa since 2002 and currently leads the Risk Strategy and Payment System Cybersecurity teams at Visa Inc. In this role, he oversees the evolution of Visa's risk strategy and execution of Visa's payment system cybersecurity programs. Notably, his group has developed and executed industry leading risk and authentication initiatives to eliminate, protect and devalue sensitive payment data and to promote the long-term integrity of the payment system. Perez has extensive experience in payment system risk and has previously led other key risk management groups within Visa, including North America and Latin America Risk Services, Global Credit Settlement Risk and Anti-Money Laundering programs as well as the development of Visa's US EMV chip roadmap. Prior to joining Visa, he was with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, where he held various positions, including Manager of the Country Analysis Unit. Perez holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and received a BA in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University.
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  • Naavi Vijayashankar
    Cyber Law Expert
    Naavi Vijayshankar is an Information Assurance consultant. Though not a lawyer, he is a pioneer and an acknowledged expert in the field of Cyber Laws. Vijayshankar is an accomplished author and has led an effort toward mass awareness of Cyber Law. He is also a visiting/guest faculty at Nalsar University in Hyderabad, the School of Excellence-National Law School in Bangalore as well as KLE Soceity's Law College in Bangalore and Hubli, JSS College in Mysore . He was also involved in the training of TN Police in Cyber Crimes and assisting the Police in Cyber Evidence Collection and Management. He is the founder secretary of Cyber Society of India, Founder Trustee of International Institute of Information Technology Law, and Founder Chairman of Digital Society Foundation.
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  • Arabella Hallawell
    Sr. Director, Advanced Product Marketing, Arbor Networks
    Hallawell is responsible for the go-to-market positioning and activation of Arbor Networks Advanced Threat solutions. Previously, she was VP of corporate strategy where she led strategic planning and corporate development activities. Prior to joining Arbor, Hallawell was VP of corporate strategy at Sophos, a global IT security vendor where she led M&A strategy, market and customer insight, and global corporate communications. She was also research VP at Gartner where she led coverage of the endpoint, email and web security markets and counseled many of the world's largest corporations, governments and technology providers on technology, market trends and their strategic implications.
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  • Jackie Castelli
    Senior Product Manager, CrowdStrike
    Jackie Castelli, CISSP, has over 25 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry. At CrowdStrike, she is responsible for educating the market about the Falcon platform, CrowdStrike's next-generation endpoint protection solution. Prior to CrowdStrike, Castelli worked as director of technical marketing, focused on endpoint and management security solutions for Intel Security. She has also served in technical roles in pre-sales, IT and support.
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  • Jeremy Hayes
    Professional Development & Fraud-Net Coordinator, Florida Bankers Association
    Hayes has worked in banking for six years prior to joining the Florida Bankers Association and attended Florida State University, majoring in public administration during his time as a retail banker. In addition to overseeing a number of education events such as the Florida School of Banking and the Trust & Wealth Management Schools across the State of Florida, he manages the day-to-day operations of Fraud-Net; a nationwide fraud-prevention system that connects both bankers, law enforcement and government agencies with each other to utilize resources and information.
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  • Jimmy Lummis
    Associate Director of Cyber Security, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Jimmy Lummis is currently the associate director of cyber security at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He leads the Georgia Institute of Technology cybersecurity team. Lummis' major responsibilities include leadership of cybersecurity operations, engineering, security policy and regulatory compliance, and education and awareness. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Lummis spent his entire career in the field of Information Security as a security consultant and advisor working for Ernest & Young LLP, Oracle, and the State of Georgia.
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  • Robert Levine
    COO, Uniken
    Robert Levine currently serves as COO of Uniken. Prior to joining Uniken, Levine was President of a number of security organizations, including Aurionpro Solutions and SENA Systems, where he also served at CEO.
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  • David Debenham
    Partner, McMillan, LLP
    Debenham has Masters Degrees in Science, Business Administration, and (two) in Law. He has 25 years experience as a trial lawyer and appellate advocate and is also a C.P.A. who teaches in the University of Toronto's forensic accounting program. Debenham is presently Chair of his firm's Supreme Court of Canada Group. He is the author of "the Law of Fraud and the Forensic Investigator" (4th ed, 2015).
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  • Sam Curry
    Chief Security Officer, Cybereason
    Sam Curry currently servers Chief Security Officer for Cybereason. Previously, he served as Chief Technology and Security Officer at Arbor Networks, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of Arbor's technology, security and innovation roadmap. Prior to that role, he spent more than seven years at RSA (the Security Division of EMC) in a variety of senior management positions, including Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Technologist and Senior Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing. Curry has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates, and McAfee.
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  • Bill Nelson
    President & CEO, FS-ISAC
    FS-ISAC is a non-profit association dedicated to protecting financial services firms from physical and cyberattacks. Prior to this role, Nelson in 2009 was elected vice chairman of the ISAC Council, a group dedicated to sharing critical infrastructure information with the government and across the key sectors. From 1988 to 2006, he served as executive vice president of NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association. While at NACHA, Nelson oversaw the development of the ACH network into one of the largest electronic-payment systems in the world, processing nearly 14 billion payments in 2005.
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  • Joseph Feiman
    Chief Strategy Officer, WhiteHat Security
    Joseph Feiman, PhD, is the Chief Strategy Officer at WhiteHat Security, a leading application security provider. Feiman is responsible for WhiteHat's overarching business strategy and vision, to further its success in empowering secure development and operations. Previously, Feiman worked for Gartner as Research Vice President and Fellow. During his tenure at Gartner, he served as a trusted resource for security executives and professionals across the globe, co-founding the application security market category. Prior to joining WhiteHat Security, Feiman was chief innovation officer at application security vendor Veracode, helping the company to reach its peak.
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  • Deborah Gersh
    Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
    Gersh is the co-chair of the healthcare practice group, Ropes & Gray, LLP, with more than 25 years of experience advising a wide range of health care companies and investors on sophisticated regulatory and enforcement matters and the acquisitions and sale of health care entities. Her clients include pharmaceutical manufacturers and medical device companies, managed care companies, dental service organizations and practice management companies, as well as academic medical centers and community hospitals. Gersh counsels clients on a range of compliance matters, including design and implementation of corporate compliance programs and negotiation and implementation of corporate integrity agreements, as well as anti-kickback and state corporate practice laws. Gersh is also a recognized expert in privacy and data security. She advises clients on an array of data privacy, protection and security matters under HIPAA as well as state privacy and security laws. She has represented clients involved in security incidents involving protected health and other sensitive personal information, including representing clients in matters involving the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, as well as HIPAA security audits and qui tam actions initiated by state and federal government authorities.
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  • Jason Clark
    Insider Threat Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University CERT Insider Threat Center
    Clark is a researcher at the Software Engineering Institute, CERT, Carnegie Mellon University. His main area of interest is insider threat and cybersecurity. Clark has a bachelor of science from Syracuse University as well as two master's degrees in information technology and computer forensics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and George Mason University respectively. He's in the doctoral program researching cybercrime at George Mason University and is expecting to graduate with his Ph.D in the Fall of 2014. He previously worked at the Census Bureau and the Institute for Defense Analyses.
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  • Kori Kelley Meehan
    Senior Privacy Counsel, Google
    Kori Kelley Meehan is Senior Privacy Counsel at Google where she advises the company on global privacy matters. She is the company wide subject matter expert on health information privacy for Google's products and services and she is the Privacy Legal lead for Google's affiliated entities formed under Alphabet. Meehan joined Google in 2011 after clerking for the Honorable Inez Smith Reid at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and working as a litigation associate in the Washington, DC office of Morrison & Foerster.
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  • Mark Mao
    Partner, Trautman Sanders, LLP
    Mao is a partner in the Cybersecurity, Information Governance and Privacy and Business Litigation practices of Troutman Sanders. He is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), for their ISO-approved programs, as a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the United States (CIPP/US). Mao's practice focuses primarily on emerging-technology companies, with a particular interest in their intellectual property and privacy ("cyber") law needs. He has substantial experience advising and litigating on behalf of companies across a broad spectrum of industries, including consumer and enterprise software, database applications, e-commerce, data brokers, advertisers, social networking, mobile applications, and payment technologies, in addition to hardware, bio-tech, "green"-tech, and renewable energy. He has successfully defended numerous organizations through difficult intellectual property disputes, insider/shareholder disputes, and consumer-class actions where the regulatory and legal issues continue to evolve rapidly, such as in the areas of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) litigation. Mao has advised companies throughout their product life cycles on emerging privacy law issues, in addition to handling their data breach needs.
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  • Steve Strickland
    Vice President - Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Europe and Middle East. Barclaycard
    In addition to his work on international development, Strickland is also responsible for the production of the Authorised Professional Practice on fraud investigation, the first official guidance on fraud prevention, disruption and investigation for law enforcement and counter fraud professionals. In 2011, Strickland founded the Economic Crime & Fraud Training Academy where he was head of training and educational services until September 2013. The academy specialises in the design and delivery of training solutions tailored for individual organisations, business sectors and overseas jurisdictions.
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  • Mike Dodson
    Sr. Director Global Solution Engineering, Venafi
    Dodson is a Silicon Valley veteran with 25 years of experience. He has founded five companies which have collectively created hundreds of jobs, hundreds of millions in annual revenue and have had positive impacts on the world. His work has helped to bring better security and privacy to enterprise software, consumer products, embedded systems, medical devices and mobile computing. Dodson is currently leading the Global Sales Engineering team at Venafi where his team designs solutions to secure and protect keys and certificates for the largest corporations and governments in the world.
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  • Vivek Chudgar
    Senior Director, Mandiant Consulting, FireEye
    <p> Vivek Chudgar is a Senior Director for Mandiant's APAC consulting practice. He has over 18 years of hands-on experience across various cybersecurity and technology disciplines. Chudgar's primary responsibilities include leading and delivering incident response and proactive security engagements, practice leadership and business development. </p>
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  • Ronald Raether
    Partner, Troutman Sanders
    <p>Ron Raether leads the Cybersecurity, Information Governance and Privacy practice and is a partner in the Financial Services Litigation practice group at Troutman Sanders. Ron is known as the interpreter between businesses and information technology, and has assisted companies in navigating federal and state privacy laws for over twenty years. Raether's understanding of technology led him to be involved in legal issues that cross normal law firm boundaries, including experience with data security, data privacy, patent, antitrust, and licensing and contracts. This experience allows Raether to bring a fresh and creative perspective to data compliance issues with the knowledge and historical perspective of an industry veteran. </p>
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  • Andreas Baumhof
    Chief Technology Officer, ThreatMetrix
    Baumhof is an internationally renowned cybersecurity thought-leader and expert with deep experience in the encryption, PKI, malware and phishing markets. Baumhof and his ThreatMetrix Labs team have been examining and reverse-engineering banking malware for over six years, giving a unique insight into the evolution of the malware landscape. They don't just see the malware itself, but also the resulting transactions, providing excellent insight into stopping cybercriminals. His commentary has appeared in numerous publications.
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  • David McNeely
    Vice President, Product Strategy, Centrify
    As Vice President of Product Strategy at Centrify, McNeely works with customers to drive the roadmap for Centrify's award-winning identity and access management solutions. He has worked in the identity and access management market for over 16 years, holding various product marketing and management positions at ActivIdentity, AOL, iPlanet and Netscape. At Netscape and iPlanet, he was the director of product management for the Directory and Security product line, where he first promoted the concept of a centralized directory for all identity and access management.
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  • Dr. Amirudin Wahab
    Chief Executive Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia
    Dr. Wahab is currently the CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia, a strategic agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia and the agency that monitors sovereignty of the country. He has more than 20 years of ICT working experience in the telecom and IT sector in the government as well as in the semi-government and private sectors. Through his leadership at Cybersecurity Malaysia, Dr. Wahab managed to contribute to Malaysia's achievement in attaining number #3 rank in the world, in the 2014 International Telecom Union (ITU) Global Cyber Security Index and becoming the first World Trustmark Alliance chairman to be reappointed to a second term, was selected to receive an ASEAN Award for Outstanding Chief Information/Security Officer. He is also a POLCYB (The Society of the Policing of Cyberspace) non-executive board of directors for year 2015 to 2018.
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  • Gregory Wilshusen
    Director, Information Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office
    Wilshusen joined the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, in 1997, and oversees its IT security investigations and audits of federal government agencies and programs. He is a frequent witness before Congressional panels, testifying on government IT security. A certified public accountant, certified internal auditor and certified information systems auditor, Wilshusen previous served as the controller for the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources, and held senior auditing positions at Irving Burton Associates, a professional and technical services firm, and with the U.S. Army Audit Agency.
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  • Bryn Norton
    Director Solutions Architecture and Security EMEA, CenturyLink
    Bryn Norton is Director Solutions Architecture and Security EMEA at CenturyLink, where he is responsible for steering customers and partners towards security best practice across the region. He runs CenturyLink's Security Practice and Solutions Architecture Team (SAT), a group of technology consultants focused on adding value to customer experience and bringing industry expertise to bear. Norton develops and delivers security solutions for a range of customers - from national infrastructure organisations through to global enterprises - driving the quality and assurance required to help meet today's business challenges. He is dedicated to improving communications between locations, users and customers. With over 15 years' experience in the technology and telecommunications industry, Norton joined Level 3 in 2008 from tPoint Solutions, a global IT solutions company specialising in virtualised, multimedia, contact centre and customer experience management technology. There, he held a Sales and Marketing Director role. Prior to this, he worked at Star Technology Services for five years as Business Development Manager. In 2017 Level 3 was acquired by CenturyLink.
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  • Mark Rasch
    Principal, Rasch Technology and Cyber Law; former Chief Security Evangelist, Verizon
    Rasch is an attorney and author, working in the areas of corporate and government cybersecurity, privacy and incident response. He is currently the chief security evangelist for Verizon Communications after having been VP, deputy general counsel, and chief privacy and data security officer for SAIC. From 1983-1992, Rasch worked at the U.S. Department of Justice within the Criminal Division's Fraud Section. Rasch earned a J.D. in 1983 from State University of New York at Buffalo and is a 1976 graduate of the Bronx High School of Science.
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  • Jacinto Cofiño
    VP Risk Services - Latin America and the Caribbean, Visa, Inc.
    Since Cofiño was appointed to this position in May of 2002, his primary goal has been to protect the brand, mitigate fraud-risk and its impact to client profitability, proactively develop detection/prevention programs, initiatives, and to implement best practices. In this capacity, he has also led the deployment of new technologies, solutions and services across the LAC region provided by Visa, such as Visa Advanced Authorization, Visa Risk Manager and risk consulting services. Cofiño joined the Visa Systems in 1985, where he later managed the Systems Engineering Team - this department was partly responsible for the VisaNet Access Points (VAPs), allowing connections from the banks and processors to Visa. He was also responsible for the Certification Area and other Visa technical products. In 1996, he was appointed Vice President of Special Projects where he successfully managed, among other initiatives, Visa Cash implementations in several countries and the Y2K transition project. In 1999, Cofiño undertook the Y2K Transition Project for the region, managing all business and technical aspects. As part of this effort, he was responsible for the Event Management Center that involved more than 200 staff members. With 31 years of experience at Visa, Cofiño has contributed to the development of a culture of information protection, helping to keep Visa at the forefront of the technological revolution.
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  • Jean Marie Pechette
    Shareholder, Polsinelli
    Jean Marie Pechette is a creative yet practical thinker who partners with clients and fully engages in assisting them to achieve their matter-specific goals by first understanding their overall business strategies. She has over 20 years of experience in information technology, privacy and intellectual property law, with a focus on health care and life sciences industries, including serving as a division general counsel for a Fortune 50 company. She brings to clients a unique perspective to help them navigate novel and complex technology-related problems. Pechette has represented public and privately held companies in various industries such as information technology and health care.
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  • Rohan Massey
    Partner, McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP
    <p>Massey is the head of the intellectual property, media and technology practice in London and leads the non-contentious transactional practice. He is also co-head of the firm's privacy and data protection affinity group and a member of the cross-department electronically stored information group. Massey has undertaken a number of complex privacy compliance programmes for multinational companies. The projects involve auditing the data collection and dataflow processes of each business; assessing security; drafting privacy policies to ensure ongoing compliance; making regulatory filings; and constructing and implementing privacy training programmes to ensure ongoing compliance.</p>
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  • Thomas Clayton
    Underwriter for Cyber Liability, Zurich Insurance
    Clayton joined Zurich in 2013, initially working in professional indemnity and deal management. He is currently a cyber-liability underwriter, and EMEA cyber subject matter expert for the UK and Ireland.
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  • Paul Bjerke
    Vice President, Fraud and Identity Strategy, LexisNexis
    Paul Bjerke leads the Fraud and Identity Management strategy for LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In this capacity, he is tasked with setting the longer-term fraud solution framework, leveraging the company's vast data repository, analytic linking capabilities and proprietary high-powered technology, HPCC Systems. He has specialized in the area of fraud and risk for over 20 years in such notable companies as IBM, Target and US Bank.
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  • Bonnie Goins
    Governance, Risk and Compliance Principal Security Consultant, NTT Security
    Goins has more than 23 years of experience as a trusted advisor, providing information security, risk management and regulatory compliance services to Fortune 500 companies and multinational organizations. She is an adjunct industry professor of information technology and a distinguished member of the Illinois Institute of Technology Center for Cybersecurity and Forensics Education (C2SAFE). Goins works closely with security leaders to create comprehensive information security, risk management and compliance programs, specializing in business continuity/disaster recovery, incident response, and policy, IT and risk management disciplines. She has presented at SecureWorld, Brainshare, Wisconsin Banker's Association, ForenSecure and Technology Executives' Club. Goins is also co-author of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge, the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge and the Handbook of Information Security Management.
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  • Jerry Jeschke
    SVP, Advanced Fraud Analytics, TD Bank
    Jeschke is a business executive, technologist and confessed data fanatic. Serving as SVP, and Head of Analytic Business Solutions at TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, heleads TD's Enterprise Fraud Platform initiative to detect and prevent fraud. Jeschkedrives innovation by focusing on what the data tells us, then applying appropriate technology using agile techniques.
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  • John Petrie
    Global CISO, NTT Security
    Petrie is an experienced senior executive, consultant, board member and thought leader with more than 26 years of information security experience. He serves as the global CISO for NTT Security Corp., where he's responsible for the overall global information security strategy and the management of the information security management system.
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  • Malcolm Palmore
    Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI San Francisco Cyber Division
    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.
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  • Kenrick Bagnall
    Detective Constable - Computer Cyber Crime (C3) Intelligence Services, Toronto Police Service
    Prior to joining the Toronto Police Service, Bagnall spent 20 years working in the IT industry, primarily within financial services. During that time, he spent more than 12 years working in Bermuda as a senior network analyst for the Bank of Butterfield, then became an IT manager for Flag Telecom. From there, Bagnall was named senior vice president of IT for Capital G Bank (Now Clarien Bank) before returning to Canada in 2005. He has been a member of the Toronto Police Service since April 2006 and has worked in primary response, community response, criminal investigations and divisional fraud Investigations. In February 2015, Bagnall joined the computer cybercrime section of intelligence services, where he currently is a cybercrime investigator.
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  • Darshan Appayanna
    CISO and Chief Knowledge Officer, Happiest Minds
    Darshan Appayanna most recently served as CISO and Chief Knowledge Officer for Happiest Minds. His prior experience includes a number of entrepreneurial endeavors, aimed at bringing cutting-edge technology to educational institutions in a millennial-focused secure environment.
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  • Prasanna Lohar
    Head-IT, DCB Bank
    Prasanna Lohar currently serves as Innovation Head & Technical Architect at DCB Bank. As part of DCB's Digital Transformation, he is closely associated with new & latest technology assimilation, experimentation, innovative customer servicing & engagement, robust architecture implementation, Fintech & Startup alignment, open innovation practices, collaboration with other Banks on Blockchain initiatives. Prior to this role at DCB, he was Digital Bank Head and was a part of various deliveries like India's first Aadhaar & Biometric enabled ATM, Straight Thru Fixed Deposit A/c Opening product - Zippi, India's first Omni-Channel Framework for Bank, Mobile banking & Mobile Apps, Internet Banking Initiative, Unified Payment Interface (UPI), Bharat Bill Payment ,API Management, Switch & Cards relevant initiatives.
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  • Rebecca McHale
    CISO, Booz Allen Hamilton
    Rebecca McHale currently serves as CISO for Booz Allen Hamilton. Previously, she was Novetta's Senior Director for Cyber Programs, responsible for providing cybersecurity strategic planning support to executive-level customers and overseeing Federal and commercial cybersecurity programs. McHale has more than 13 years of experience delivering high quality and adaptive cybersecurity services to clients in public and private sector. Her focus has been largely on computer network defense (CND) strategies and implementation - overseeing large-scale security operations centers (SOCs), leading extensive incident response efforts, and providing technical direction for enterprise security solutions. Prior to joining Novetta, Rebecca spent most of her career with CSRA in information assurance, CND and infrastructure management roles. McHale holds a Masters in Discrete Mathematics and Computing Applications with Royal Holloway College, University of London. She is also a certified CISSP and PMP.
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  • Steven D'sa
    Director, Consulting - South East Asia, Mandiant Consulting, FireEye
    <p> Steven focuses on Incident Response, Strategic Transformations and Proactive Assessment services and provides insight to customers handling emergency incidents, transformation and continual improvement of security posture within enterprises.</p> <p> Steven has 17 years of experience in leadership and functional roles providing a wide range of Enterprise Security and Technology consulting services to clients in APJ geography. He is a seasoned security operations practitioner with a keen interest in information security threat vectors and understands how they operate. As an advisor in enterprise security engagements, Steven has helped transform information security strategies and controls, as well as structure preparatory response mechanisms for incidents where controls may have been breached and sensitive information compromised.</p> <p> Prior to joining FireEye, Steven was the Principal Security Architect for Symantec Consulting in ASEAN, Korea & India. In his role he has advised security management at several large Symantec customers on information security and risk management strategies, and led teams of consultants delivering professional services related to the Information Security spectrum.</p> <p> Steven led and managed teams transforming enterprise security, running MSSP Operations, Security Advisory Research, engineering enterprise products in his previous roles at Symantec.</p>
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  • Roger Francis
    Senior Strategic Consultant, Mandiant, FireEye
    Francis has more than a decade of experience as an information security professional, protecting organizational assets from advanced threats. He has spent much of his career in the US, developing effective cyber security programs for large multinationals and government entities. Prior to moving back to the UK and joining Mandiant, he was a regional security services director at Intel Security and earned his MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway. His current focus is helping clients develop and mature SOC/CIRT capabilities, and bring to market the Mandiant consulting cyber insurance offerings.
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  • CF Chui
    Security Technologist, Arbor Networks
    With more than 20 years of experience in the networking industry, CF is a veteran in designing, implementing, and supporting highly available network systems and solutions. In this current role with Arbor Networks, apart from actively involved in the global research projects, CF works closely with customers in the Asia Pacific region to develop and optimize approaches for their network security solution to ensure optimal deployment and best customer satisfaction. Prior to joining Arbor Networks, CF had held different regional positions in pre- and post-sales roles for various large core routing and switching vendors. His expertise lies mainly in the areas of Internet routing technology, network threat detection and network visibility solutions. CF is based in Hong Kong and holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Poly University in Hong Kong.
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  • T.J. Horan
    VP Product Management, FICO
    <p>Horan is responsible for the fraud solutions business unit at FICO where he develops and promotes the strategic direction for FICO's fraud products, and manages the P&L associated with several fraud product lines in multiple industries. He is a key strategic leader for FICO in the area of transaction decisioning and analytics. He brings a unique blend of technical and business skills to FICO, demonstrated by his ability to develop and manage global product lines and his ability to help shape FICO's business strategy and objectives in the areas of fraud and risk management.</p>
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  • Marianne Crowe
    VP - Payment Strategies, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
    Crowe is Vice President of Payment Strategies at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing industry analysis and applied research on digital and mobile retail payments and related standards and security initiatives. She leads the Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup, representing mobile payment stakeholders focused on eliminating barriers to successful adoption of mobile and digital retail payments in the U.S. She is also a member of the Boston Fed's Management Council. Prior Fed responsibilities include VP and Payments Liaison for the Consumer Payments Research Center, VP of Retail Business Development and Emerging Payments, and AVP for Check Image Services and Check Operations. Before joining the Fed in 2001, Crowe worked at Bank of Boston in project and operations management positions in MIS, IT and Check Operations. She has an MBA from Babson College and a BA from Regis College.
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  • Ann Patterson
    SVP & Program Director, Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA)
    Patterson oversees member programming, including committees, working groups, deliverables, member engagement and meetings, and manages member recruitment, retention and marketing. Prior to MIFA, Ann was VP of Member Relations and Communications at BITS/Financial Services Roundtable, focused on delivering value through member programs and executing the communications and press relations program. She also managed the Product Certification Program, a software testing program that allowed companies to certify against security criteria. Previously, she worked in communications for Ernst & Young Technologies, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Department of Defense.
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  • Art Coviello
    former CEO, RSA Security; Venture Partner, Rally Ventures
    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.
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  • Stephen R. Katz
    Former CISO, Merrill Lynch and Citi
    <p>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.</p>
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  • Andy Givens
    Regional Director, Engineering, CyberArk
    Givens has more than eight years of experience in the security industry with a focus in identity, cloud, and mobility. He has served as architect of privileged security solutions for Fortune 100 companies and advised customers on overall identity strategy. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and currently serves as a Regional Director on the CyberArk Systems Engineering team.
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  • Kirk Nahra
    Privacy Attorney, Wiley Rein
    Kirk Nahra is an attorney specializing in privacy and information security litigation and counseling, along with a variety of health care, insurance fraud, and compliance issues. He assists companies in a wide range of industries in analyzing and implementing the requirements of privacy and security laws across the country and internationally. Nahra also works with insurers and health care industry participants in developing compliance programs and defending against government investigations into their practices. A long-time member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), he is the editor of The Privacy Advisor, the monthly newsletter of the IAPP. He was named as the Co-Chair of the Confidentiality, Privacy, and Security Workgroup, a panel of government and private sector privacy and security experts advising the American Health Information Community (AHIC) on privacy and security issues arising from health information technology.
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  • Jaclyn Blumenfeld
    Director, Intelligence Services Global Cyber Security & Fraud, FirstData
    Jaclyn Blumenfeld's career in security began at a young age, dodging rockets on the border between Israel and Lebanon during the 2006 war. This encounter paved the way for her career in intelligence analysis where she spent several years covering Middle East and security issues in the Intelligence Community and the private sector, before joining the tech industry. In 2016, Blumenfeld joined First Data from one of the leading cyber security firms FireEye. As the Director of Intelligence Services, she heads up First Data's fraud intelligence program. She oversees an innovative product that uses Dark Web monitoring and advanced analytics to stop fraud before it occurs and leads the industry in identifying payment card breaches.
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  • Dennis Simmons
    <p>Simmons is president and CEO of SWACHA, one of the largest regional payments associations in the country. A frequent invited speaker and recognized expert on payments system issues, he is a member of the board of directors of the National Automated Clearing House Association, the immediate past chair and a current member of NACHA's Government Relations Committee, past chair of NACHA's Electronic Check Council, past co-chair of NACHA's Risk Management Advisory Group and the immediate past chair of the Payments Executives Leadership Forum. He was also a founding member of the board of directors of the Secure Remote Payment Council. In addition to his service at SWACHA, Simmons has over 20 years experience as the senior operations officer of several Dallas area banks. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University.</p>
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  • Peter Beardmore
    Director of Digital Risk Management Solutions, RSA
    Peter Beardmore currently serves as Director of Digital Risk Management Solutions for RSA . His responsibilities include development of corporate messaging, market insights, and thought leadership. He also handles marketing and communications for the RSA Risk and Cybersecurity Practice. Previously, Beardmore instituted and led the global product marketing practice at Kaspersky Labs. He helped establish Kaspersky as a security brand in The Americas and his efforts contributed to rapid, global growth of the organization's consumer and commercial businesses. Beardmore began his career in the US Army, serving in capacities including tank platoon leader and communications company executive officer. He later held a variety of sales, marketing, and business development positions at Cabletron Systems, Enterasys Networks, and Colubris Networks. In an earlier tenure at RSA, Beardmore led product and solutions marketing for public sector. He also serves as chairman of the Security for Business Innovation Council, an organization of security executives from Global 100 enterprises who collaborate to develop thought leadership content on top issues for risk and cybersecurity leaders.
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  • Apurva Jain
    Regional Sales Manager, Darktrace
    Apurva Jain is a Regional Sales Manager at Darktrace. With the rapid adoption of Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System technology, Jain has been instrumental in developing the business in India. She has over 3 years of experience in the enterprise software industry, focusing on managing and growing revenues and building brands. Before Darktrace, she worked with Wipro and Ericsson. Jain has a degree of A B.Tech in Computers and Communications from LNMIIT and a MBA from IIM Shillong.
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  • Mitch Parker
    CISO, Indiana University Health System
    Parker is CISO at University of Indiana Health, based in Indianapolis. He formerly served as CISO at the four-hospital Temple University Health System as well as CISO for Temple's clinical faculty practice plan, Temple University Physicians. Previously, he was an information security consultant to the Defense Logistics Agency and others.
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  • Jon Phillips
    VP Loss Prevention, Neiman Marcus Group
    Jon Phillips is Neiman Marcus' VP of Loss Prevention, where he has served since 1989. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of loss prevention for Neiman Marcus Group worldwide.
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  • Dan McWhorter
    Chief Intelligence Strategist & Vice President, FireEye
    <p>Dan McWhorter is the Chief Intelligence Strategist at FireEye and is a Vice President. He is responsible for developing the corporation's strategy on threat intelligence utilization. Previous to his current role, he had responsibility for both FireEye and Mandiant's Threat Intelligence teams where his teams created many detailed threat intelligence reports including Mandiant's groundbreaking APT1 report.</p> <p>He is a member of the inaugural Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force. The task force consists of 21 experts selected by the Secretary of HHS in coordination with DHS and NIST. The task force is looking across industries and sectors to find the best ways organizations of all types are keeping data secure, and it will report its findings and recommendations specific to healthcare to Congress in 2017.</p>
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  • Benjamin Dean
    President, Iconoclast Tech; Fmr Fellow for Cyber Security and Internet Governance, Columbia SIPA
    Benjamin Dean has worked at the intersection of technology, economics and public policy for the past decade. He is presently a Technology Exchange Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology in Washington DC. Dean was previously a Fellow for Cyber Security and Internet Governance at Columbia University in New York. He also spent time as a policy analyst at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, among other positions located in countries spanning the world.
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  • Brian Wrozek
    Managing Executive Director, Office of the CISO, Optiv
    Brian Wrozek is a managing executive director, executive advisory in the Office of the CISO at Optiv. In this role, he works closely with security executives to provide C-Suite advisory services to define cyber strategy, roadmaps and solutions to meet clients' security objectives. Wrozek is the former chief security officer (CSO) for Alliance Data where he had enterprise responsibility for information security and physical security. Prior to Alliance Data, he was the IT security and privacy director at Texas Instruments where he managed all facets of electronic data and system security worldwide.
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  • Avinash Prasad
    VP & Business Head, Managed Security Services, Tata Communications
    Prasad brings more than 13 years of security and risk management experience to Tata Communications where he heads the global practice and business area of managed security service. He has a multi-functional focus on customer management, practice and solution development, business development, innovation and partnership. Prior to this, Prasad has led the creation and building of security practices in the areas of managed security services and advanced security services in Wipro, followed by a role leading the information and cyber risk management practice for Infosys. Prasad has had hands-on experience in building integrated security solutions across infrastructure, application and process (GRC) stacks. He has extensive experience with working with leading security technology players while driving alliances & hosted security services for Wipro ESS. Prasad holds a B. Tech from IIT, Delhi and an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
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  • Matthew Joseff
    Minister of Reality, Senior Security Specialist, Splunk
    At an early age, Matthew Joseff had a passion for computers and game theory; he started out setting up computers at trade shows and managed an ISP while at university. As the dependent of two government intelligence officers, Joseff was raised in several countries, including Japan and Italy, and later applied his real-world knowledge to his passion. With over three decades of substantial experience he was a critical part of maturing several startups and integrating cutting edge technology with real world productivity. Proficient in several languages, Joseff is also the youngest candidate to ever run for Governor of Louisiana, a former National Guardsman, and a current appointed member of his town's Economic Development Commission as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner.
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  • Greg Singh
    Technical Director - APAC, Skybox Security
    Greg Singh currently serves as Technical Director - APAC, Skybox Security. With more than 20+ years' experience in the Information Technology industry across a broad cross-section of roles with vendors, service-providers, integrators and end-users, Singh specializes in cybercrime, IAM and behavioral analytics, among others..
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  • Lovell Hodge, Ph.D.
    VP North American Fraud Analytics, TD Bank
    Hodge currently heads the North American Fraud Analytics team for TD Bank Group. He holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees in computer science as well as a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Waterloo. A former lecturer at the University of Waterloo, his areas of research included Artificial Neural Networks, Intelligent Agents and Data Mining. Hodge has authored several papers in Journals such as IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. He has over 20 years experience in information technology and has developed large scale database systems for the insurance and financial industries.
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  • Richard Perry
    Vice President, BioCatch
    Perry brings 15 years of experience in senior sales, global account management and sales leadership roles. Before joining BioCatch, Perry was regional sales manager & global director for banking at Vasco Data Security where he was a key contributor to substantial revenue growth and customer acquisition across key market territories including the UK, Europe and Africa. He also secured the biggest customer wins in Vasco's history and led the global account management of Vasco's largest worldwide banking customers. Previously, Perry held strategic sales roles at Thales eSecurity, cloud security pioneer MessageLabs (acquired by Symantec) and Cable & Wireless.
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  • Jan Hillier
    Clinical Asst Professor of Management, Kelly School of Business - Indiana University-Bloomington
    Hillier is a clinical assistant professor of management at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington. She brings an extensive background in management consulting, organization effectiveness, change management and leadership development to her teaching. At McKinsey & Co., where she consulted for five years, she worked on a variety of team-based projects for major industrial, service and healthcare clients. As the vice president of a medical center, Hillier developed a change management/leadership development program based on the concept of "emotional intelligence." She has an MBA and a Ph.D. in organization theory from Indiana University.
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  • Ruchir Kumar
    Manager, Cyber Security Advisory Services, KPMG LLP
    Kumar is a member of the Cyber Security Practice at our Advisory Services and has over 17 years of advisory experience in North America and India. In this role he provides subject matter expertise to clients in IT security risk management, information assurance and data privacy. He has led several complex global consulting engagements. 
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  • Rafae Bhatti
    Head of Security and Privacy, Health Tap
    Rafae Bhatti currently serves as Head of Security and Privacy at HealthTap, a startup on a mission to deliver healthcare for everyone- at the right time, right place, and right cost. Having been granted three US patents in his career, his experience ranges from working in engineering roles at large companies, to research and advisory roles at audit and consulting firms, to in-house operational roles where he has led the security compliance programs for start ups. He has also published thought leadership in the area of security and privacy in PwC's 10 Minutes, Accenture's Technology Vision, IAPP Canada Symposium, BSides San Francisco, and several IEEE/ACM conferences and publications.
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  • David Lott
    Payments Risk Expert, Retail Payments Risk Forum, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
    <p>Lott is a retail payments expert with the Retail Payments Risk Forum of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has more than 35 years of experience in the retail banking and payments industries. As part of the team at the Retail Payments Risk Forum, Lott works with payments stakeholders in researching payment systems and products, focusing on risks and mitigating strategies. A key area of focus for his present work is customer, transaction and data security issues. As such, Lott has done considerable work with the wide range of card and payment technologies including card; mobile devices such as tablets and phones; other payment form factors, and their various delivery channels including ATMs, online and call centers. Lott works with representatives from the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston in facilitating the meetings of the Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup. He is a member of the BITS Payment Card Fraud Sub-Group as well as a representative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in other inter-agency and intra-Federal Reserve System working groups.</p>
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  • Ratan Jyoti
    CISO, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    Ratan Jyoti currently serves as CISO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. Prior to joining Ujjivan, Jyoti was CISO of Vijaya Bank. His lengthy tenure at Vijaya Bank reinforced his interest in risk management in Finance.
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  • Subhash Subramaniam
    CISO, ICICI Bank
    Subhash Subramaniam currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for ICICI Group - responsible for ICICI Bank and all its Group companies in India and internationally. He started his career with National Stock Exchange (NSE) as part of core team which built & rolled out India's first electronic exchange trading platform. In 1997, he setup a technology startup specializing in web applications, e-commerce portals and eLearning solutions. He expanded the operations with development centers in Mumbai & Pune and clients spread across the world. After achieving scale, Subramaniam sold off the business to join ICICI Bank gaining rich banking experience in diverse roles - Treasury Operations, Technology, Risk Management and Information Security.
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  • Ganesh Prasad
    Pre-Sales Manager, India & SAARC, RSA
    Ganesh Prasad currently serves as Pre-Sales Manager for RSA.
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  • Vishal Jaitak
    Cybersecurity Leader, GE Digital
    Vishal Jaitak currently serves as Cybersecurity Leader for GE Digital. Prior to his lengthy career at General Electric, he was employed by the likes of Ernst & Young. Jaitak has extensive experience in building & leading cybersecurity programs and teams. Specialities : Enterprise Risk Management, Cybersecurity Operations, Third Party Security and Software Security.
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  • Sam Kassoumeh
    COO and Co-Founder, SecurityScorecard
    Kassoumeh is the COO and co-founder of SecurityScorecard. With 10 years of exerience leading security teams, he formerly was head of security and compliance at Gilt and led global security at Federal-Mogul.
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  • Jason Manar
    Supervisory Special Agent, Miami Division-Cyber Crime, FBI
    Manar is a graduate of Murray State University. Prior to joining the FBI, he served six years with the Kentucky State Police as a Trooper and Detective. He is currently the Miami Cyber Crime Supervisory Special Agent and manages all FBI criminal cyber operations within the Southern District of Florida. Prior to his current role, he served at FBI Headquarters in the Major Cyber Crimes Unit combating cyber criminal threats targeting U.S. entities. He has additionally, served as the Safe Streets Gang & Violent Crime Task Force Coordinator for the FBI's Springfield Division and worked high level public corruption and health care fraud cases in the Detroit Division. All these experiences have yielded him an invaluable holistic perspective as it relates to today's cyber landscape.
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  • Richard Meeus
    VP of Technology, EMEA, NSFocus
    Meeus brings to NSFocus IB more than 10 years of experience in both appliance and cloud based services. In addition to evangelizing the NSFOCUS brand and products and integrating products and services on both a global basis and within EMEA, he is also responsible for leading the pre-sales team. Previously, Meeus was at Akamai for more than two years, where he led the security pre-sales team, EMEA and dealt primarily with cloud based DDOS and WAF services. In addition, he has held senior engineering and technical sales positions at Prolexic, CriticalPath, and Mirapoint Software.
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  • Andy Chandler
    Consultant, Panaseer
    Currently serving as senior vice president of Panaseer, a cybersecurity risk automation company, Andy Chandler has spent the past five years building DetACT/Fox-IT, a Netherlands-based Web & Mobile Analytics business, which provides real-time visibility of all Mobile & Webs events. Prior to his work at DetACT, he led the team and was key in the creation of the threat intelligence proposition called InTELL, today with a global foot print including 7 of the top 10 US Banks. Currently, Chandler and the Fox-IT team are considered subject matter experts when it comes to criminals using the web to commit significant six and seven figure fraud.
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  • Christopher Burgess
    U.K. Cyber Leader, AIG
    Christopher Burgess currently serves as UK Cyber Leader for AIG. In this capacity, he is charged with managing cyber risk and the professional liability of those organizations impacted by cyber-compromise.
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  • David Matthews
    General Counsel, National Restaurant Association
    Matthews is general counsel of the National Restaurant Association. He brings a unique background of business development, technology and operations to the position of general counsel. Prior to this position, he served as executive vice president of innovation at the association and was responsible for business development, marketing, partner products, membership and international development. He began his tenure at the National Restaurant Association as the senior vice president of technology and operations and the Chief Information Officer. Matthews has more than 20 years of experience in the finance industry.
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  • Randy Trzeciak
    Director, CERT Insider Threat Center, CMU
    Trzeciak heads a team focusing on insider threat research, threat analysis and modeling, assessments and training. He has more than 20 years of experience in software engineering, focusing on database design, development and maintenance. In addition to his role with CERT, he is an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College, Graduate School of Information Systems and Management.
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  • Warren Cooney
    Assistant Vice President of Claims, AXIS Insurance
    With more than 20 years of Financial Services and Insurance Industry experience, Warren Cooney is currently responsible for the Claims group at AXIS Insurance. Prior to joining AXIS in 2012, he served as a Complex Claims Director at AIG. Cooney has also spent time in Brussels, focused on insurance regulation, in the Financial Services Group of US law firm Steptoe & Johnson. Having started his Insurance career at a Commercial Insurance Brokerage, Cooney then worked in the Specialty Claims Group of Chubb and later in the Compliance Department of RBC Insurance. Additionally, he has spent time as a Senior Policy Advisor at Advocis, the financial advisors association of Canada, and in the Corporate Policy & Public Affairs Branch of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
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  • Todd Carroll
    Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Counterintelligence and Cyber Branch, FBI Chicago Field Office
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  • Mark Bower
    General Manager and CRO, Egress Technologies
    Bower, who has two decades of experience at security companies in the U.S., Australia and the U.K., has expertise in data protection and information risk reduction. Before joining Egress, he headed product and business strategy for Voltage Security.
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  • Andrew Davies
    Vice President, Global Market Strategy, Financial Crime Risk Management, Fiserv
    In his role, Davies works with Fiserv customers around the world to design and deploy effective risk management solutions to mitigate financial crime risks with particular focus on compliance, money laundering and fraud. He is also responsible for seeking new markets and applications for Fiserv's financial crime detection and prevention solutions. Davies joined Fiserv in 2007 through the acquisition of NetEconomy. He has worked in the software industry for more than twenty years supporting many of the world's largest financial institutions, both private and public. Davies' experience covers real-time payments, front-office trading, risk mitigation of financial crime risk, settlement risk, and more.
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  • Paul Bowen
    Principal Security Technologist, Arbor Networks
    Bowen brings to Arbor Networks more than 20 years of experience as a security practitioner. His current focus is on advanced threat detection and mitigation with Arbor's new Spectrum platform. Before joining the team at Arbor, Bowen spent a decade managing global security for Estée Lauder and another decade at ArcSight, before and during the HP acquisition.
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  • Angel Grant
    Principal Manager - Identity Protection & Verification Group, RSA
    Grant is a Principal Manager in RSA, The Security Division of EMC's Identity Protection and Verification group. She has more than 15 years of experience in the security and financial services industries and is responsible for a variety of initiatives which protect organizations against fraud and identity theft. Prior to joining RSA, she was an Online Banking Senior Product Manager at P&H Solutions where she helped launch one of the industry's first online corporate cash management applications. Previously, she managed a mortgage division inside sales and service team for a large financial institution. Grant holds a B.S. from Bentley University and studied at Oxford University.
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  • Matthew Braverman
    Supervisory Special Agent, Washington Field Office, FBI
    Matthew Braverman is a supervisory special agent (SSA) at the FBI's Washington Field Office. His squad is responsible for investigating complex state-sponsored computer intrusions targeting organizations within DC and Northern Virginia. SSA Braverman began his career with the FBI in 2007, in the Buffalo field office, investigating a variety of cyber crime. Prior to the FBI, he worked as a program manager within Microsoft's anti-malware team.
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  • Krista Tedder
    VP Global Product Manager - Risk, Fraud, and Identity Verification, MasterCard
    Tedder has spent 17 years in risk management roles throughout the lifecycle of a payment. Starting at a retailer in 1998 , moving into credit cards at MBNA, and on to processing at First Data and now with MasterCard's Global Processing Division since 2010. By understanding the role of all parties she brings a unique perspective to the risk management functions in payments. Tedder's current focus in payments is on the migration to EMV in the US Market, security focuses in the digital payments space, and improving consumer experience by focusing on solutions that are safe, simple, and secure.
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  • Ankur Kushalka
    InfoSec Practice Head, Atos India Ltd.
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  • Allan Stojanovic
    Security Architect and Analyst, University of Toronto
    Allan Stojanovic has survived IT for over 20 years. He has worked in nearly every vertical doing may different roles, mostly in the Information Security field. A jack of all trades, he tries to know a little bit about everything, and is a self-proclaimed expert at nothing. The University of Toronto has been kind enough to employ him for the past 6 years.
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  • Gerald Beuchelt
    CISO, LastPass Enterprise
    Gerald Beuchelt currently serves as Chief Information Security Officer at LastPass Enterprise. He is responsible for the company's overall security, compliance, and technical privacy program. With more than 20 years of experience working in information security, he is a member of the Board of Directors and the IT Sector Chief for the Boston Chapter of Infragard. In his prior role, Beuchelt was the Chief Security Officer for Demandware, a Salesforce Company.
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  • Dan Woods
    VP of Attack Forensics, Shape Security
    Before joining Shape Security, Woods served as assistant chief agent of special investigations at the Arizona Attorney General's Office, where he investigated complex fraud. Prior to that, he spent 20 years with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies and intelligence organizations, including the FBI, where he specialized in information operations and cybercrime.
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  • Erich Kron
    Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4
    <p>Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years' experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. He has managed the technical integration and functional testing of multi-million-dollar enterprise level technology projects within the Department of Defense, as well as large military security programs. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in the InfoSec industry. </p>
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  • Richard Bortnick
    Cyber Liability and Insurance Attorney, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry, LLP
    Bortnick litigates and counsels clients on cyber and technology risks, exposures and best practices; directors' and officers' liability; professional liability; insurance coverage; and commercial litigation matters. He also drafts professional liability insurance policies of varying types, including cyber, privacy and technology forms, and is Publisher of the cyber industry blog, Cyberinquirer.com. He serves as a member of the Executive Corporate Board of The Franklin Institute science museum and is Co-Chair of the Computer & Technology Subcommittee of the ABA Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. Bortnick is a regular contributor and columnist for Advisen and was named by Advisen as their Cyber Risk Network 2015 Person of the Year.
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  • Brian Harrell
    Director of Security and Risk Management, Navigant; former Director of Critical Infrastructure Protection at NERC and the Electricity ISAC
    Harrell is a director in Navigant's Energy Practice, where he focuses on risk mitigation, protective measures, and compliance guidance. Before joining Navigant, Brian was the director of the NERC Electricity Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ES-ISAC) and was charged with leading NERC's efforts to provide timely threat and risk information to over 1,900 bulk power system owners/operators and government stakeholders. He led many key initiatives at NERC, including the creation of the Grid Security Exercise (GridEx), Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC) physical security guidance documents, and helped position NERC as a leader in substation security.
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  • David Vergara
    Director Product Marketing, OneSpan (Formerly VASCO Data Security)
    <p>David Vergara is Director of Security Product Marketing at OneSpan (Formerly VASCO Data Security) and has over 10 years of experience in the software security space. Prior to OneSpan, he was VP Marketing for Accertify (An American Express Company) leading go-to-market strategy for their online fraud detection solution and he was Sr. Director Product Marketing at IBM with Product Marketing responsibility for the advanced and predictive analytics portfolio.</p>
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  • Roger Applewhite
    Board Member, Electronic Funds Transfer Association & Secure Remote Payments Council
    Applewhite is a 20-year veteran of the payments industry. In addition to serving as a member of the board of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association and the Secure Remote Payments Council, Applewhite also is vide president of strategic initiatives at MagTek and chief operating officer of Magensa, MagTek's card payments processing subsidiary.
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  • Darren Anstee
    Chief Security Technologist, Arbor Networks
    Anstee has worked in many aspects of the industry including pre-sales, consultancy, research and support for telecom and security solutions for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Arbor, he spent eight years working in both pre- and post-sales for core routing and switching product vendors. Currently in his fourteenth year at Arbor, Anstee is involved in research and strategic activities, as well as ISP network threat detection, mitigation and traffic visibility solutions. Working alongside Arbor's Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT), he identifies attack trends and methodologies and advises organizations on how to protect their networks from threats ranging from DDoS attacks to Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs).
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  • Tom Salmon
    IT Security Consultant, LogRhythm
    An experienced IT Security Consultant in Security Monitoring and Security Intelligence, Salmon's career has taken him from hands on engineering, development and configuration, to executive-level strategic risk planning. Working across integrators, service providers, partners and vendors, he has a wide range of knowledge on the full security spectrum. Salmon's current work with LogRhythm involves working with key strategic accounts across EMEA to build next-generation SOCs focused on rapid detection and response to a broad class of threats.
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  • Stanley Orszula
    Partner, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
    Orszula is a partner in the Financial Institutions Group with extensive experience providing strategic counsel to banks on compliance and regulatory issues, general banking corporate matters, secured lending, distressed loans and assets, failed bank receiverships and note sales. Orszula's background includes experience as an attorney with the FDIC, sitting on the board of a financial institution, and representing banks in private practice for more than 10 years. He has gained a unique perspective which banks rely on to navigate today's complex regulatory environment. Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Orszula was a partner in the Chicago office of a large regional law firm. In addition to his regulatory knowledge, Orszula has practical experience gained as a prosecutor and a defense attorney with the United States Navy Judge Advocate Corps.
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  • Philip Reitinger
    President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance; former Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security; former CISO, Sony
    Philip Reitinger currently serves as the President and CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance. GCA is a non-profit organization focused on eradicating systemic cybersecurity risks - risk by risk. He also serves on the advisory boards of several companies, mentors other start-ups, and is a Senior Associate (Non-resident) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Formerly he filled senior cybersecurity roles at VisionSpear LLC, Sony and Microsoft. In 2009, Reitinger was appointed as the Deputy Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate at DHS. He also served as the first Executive Director of the DoD's Cyber Crime Center, and as Deputy Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section at DoJ.
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  • Lisa Sotto
    Managing Partner, Chair of Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, Hunton & Williams
    Named in The National Law Journal's "100 Most Influential Lawyers," Sotto serves on Hunton & Williams' executive committee. Sotto was voted the world's leading privacy adviser by Computerworld magazine and has earned the highest honor by Chambers and Partners as a "Star" performer for privacy and data security. Recognized as a "leading lawyer" by The Legal 500 U.S., Sotto chairs the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. She has been featured in numerous publications, including Ethisphere Magazine's 2015 "Attorneys Who Matter," Crain's New York Business "Lawyer Goes into the Breach," SC Magazine's "Women of Influence," and as "The Queen of Breach" in the New York Super Lawyers Magazine. Sotto is the editor and lead author of Privacy and Data Security Law Deskbook. She has represented the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, and has advised the Serbian government on global data protection law. Currently, Sotto is co-chair of the International Privacy Law Committee of the New York Bar Association, chair of the New York Privacy Officers' Forum, and is a former member of the board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
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  • Matthew Barrett
    Program Manager for the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Matthew Barrett currently leads Cybersecurity Framework activities at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He and his team are responsible for managing awareness and education of Framework, as well as the on-going collaboration between public and private sectors to evolve Framework. Barrett works through these relationships to provide perspective and guidance, as well as gather input on use and evolution of the Framework. To fulfill stakeholder needs, he also collaborates with a variety of NIST cybersecurity programs. Barrett previously led NIST's Security Content Automation Protocol program and support of the Office and Management and Budget's Federal Desktop Core Configuration initiative and has also served in various executive roles including roles such as president and chief executive officer.
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  • Shaked Vax
    Trusteer Products Strategist, IBM Security
    Vax is the identity and anti-fraud solutions strategist at IBM Security. He is a financial industry subject matter expert specializing in online application security and performance, with a focus on digital banking fraud, digital identity theft prevention, consumer information protection and mobile banking security. With more than 17 years of experience in the security technology industry, Vax has previously held leadership positions for security product lines at Radware, Checkpoint Technologies and Compulite Industries.
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  • Michael Daniel
    President, Cyber Threat Alliance, and Former Cybersecurity Coordinator and Special Assistant to the President
    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.
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  • Sumeet Mathur
    Vice President, Software Engineering, CA Technologies
    Sumeet Mathur is Vice President, Software Engineering leading the product development for Cybersecurity suite of products for CA Technologies. Sumeet has 22 years of experience in building teams & software at scale in Cloud, Automation, Big Data and Cybersecurity domains in US and India and have had leadership roles across companies such as CA Technologies, Cisco Systems and Nortel. Sumeet also holds multiple patents in his name.
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  • Chad Hunt
    Supervisory Special Agent - Computer Intrusion Squad, FBI, Atlanta Division
    Chad Hunt is a supervisory special agent (SSA) with the FBI in the Atlanta Field Office, where he leads a team of agents and analysts. Along with his other duties, SSA Hunt was a member of the FBI's Cyber Action Team (CAT), which is a rapid-response, globally deployable unit that brings in-depth cyber intrusion expertise and investigative skills to major cases of national importance. In addition to his time at the Atlanta Field Office, SSA Hunt spent almost two years working at FBI Cyber Division headquarters as a program manager. In 2014, he was assigned to the US Embassy in Canberra, Australia for a one-year assignment as an Assistant Legal Attaché (ALAT), focusing on cyber matters in Australia, New Zealand, and multiple Pacific islands in the region. Prior to joining the FBI, he worked for twelve years in the Information Technology industry.
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  • Robert McMenomy
    Complex Financial Crimes Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI
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  • Ken Meiser
    VP, Identity Solutions, ID Analytics
    Meiser has 20 years experience in designing and implementing risk mitigation, compliance and authentication services and products at Cortera, LexisNexis, ChoicePoint and the National Council on Compensation Insurance. Meiser oversaw the implementation of Identity and Age verification for several Fortune 500 consumer products and financial services firms and architected specialty applications to support federal agencies. He has provided expert testimony to state and federal regulators on the best practices in identity risk and the use of public records and private consumer data. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and served eight years in the U.S. Air Force.
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  • Kate Black
    Global Privacy Officer & Senior Counsel, 23andMe
    Kate Black currently serves as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel. Black brings a strong background in international, federal, and state privacy laws as well as health care regulations. As a member of the legal and regulatory team, she is responsible for overseeing, updating and enhancing the company's privacy and consent policies for customers in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining 23andMe, Black worked for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology of the United States Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC. As a federal regulatory and interoperability policy analyst there, she was responsible for drafting, analyzing, and advising on federal health IT regulations and privacy and security requirements under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Black has also served as health privacy counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology in San Francisco, CA, where she advocated for consumer civil liberties and advised state agencies and others on health IT and privacy laws. Earlier in her career, she worked on health technology policy initiatives at the Office of Science and Technology at the White House as well as serving as a pro bono researcher for The World Health Organization.
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  • Craig Hinkley
    CEO, WhiteHat Security
    Craig Hinkley joined WhiteHat Security as CEO in early 2015, bringing more than 20 years of executive leadership in the technology sector to this role. Prior to joining WhiteHat Security, Hinkley served as vice president and general manager of the LogLogic business unit for TIBCO Software. In that role, he was responsible for global field sales and operations, client technical services, engineering, research and development, product design, and product management. Before TIBCO, he served as the general manager at Hewlett-Packard for the HP Networking Business in the Americas. Earlier in his career, Hinkley held positions at Cisco Systems Inc. and Bank of America.
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  • Chris Testa
    Regional Vice President, Cybereason
    Chris Testa currently serves as Regional Vice President for Cybereason. With more than a decade of experience in cybersecurity, Testa enjoys a focus on e-commerce, cloud and IoT.
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  • Noam Jolles
    Senior Intelligence Specialist, Diskin Advanced Technologies
    Having almost two decades of experience in intelligence operations, training and designing of new approaches and methods, Dr. Noam Jolles-Ichner currently directs Intelligence research and development at Diskin Advanced technologies (DAT). A young Israeli cyber security company. Her focus is specifically on shortening the time between weak signals and response, therefore extending attack kill chain to yield predictive and adaptive cyber security.
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  • Jim Cunha
    Senior Vice President of Bank Administration, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
    As senior vice president of treasury and financial services at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Cunha is spearheading efforts to study, explore and engage with distributed ledger technology to determine applicability, potential benefits and risks for internal and external uses. Cunha is also responsible for two U.S. Treasury businesses supported by the Boston Fed: a stored value card and an invoice processing platform.
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  • Seth Berman
    Executive Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg
    <p>As executive managing director, Berman oversees, and has overall responsibility for, Stroz Friedberg's London office, and serves on the executive management committee. Berman supervises digital forensics, Internet investigative and electronic disclosure assignments for major law firms, government agencies and corporate information technology departments involved in criminal, civil, regulatory and internal investigations. He has extensive experience in dealing with cross-border electronic disclosure projects, and he regularly consults on the technical and strategic aspects of such initiatives. Berman also oversees computer investigations involving data breaches, securities fraud, identity theft, employee misconduct, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and theft of trade secrets.</p>
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  • Jay Kramer
    Partner, Data Privacy and Cyber Security Practice Group, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith; former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI - NY Cyber Division
    Kramer, supervisory special agent, FBI, New York division, joined the FBI in 1996. After working for several years in the FBI's racketeering and organized crime section, Kramer joined the FBI's legal bureau in New York. As an FBI attorney, Kramer helped analyze and resolve complex issues of law and policy in criminal and national security investigations. In 2010, Kramer accepted an assignment in the FBI's Office of Congressional Affairs in Washington, D.C. There he worked closely with several congressional committees on issues related to proposed changes in federal law. In 2013, to insure the FBI's readiness to address a growing portfolio of cyber investigations, Kramer was called upon to help stand up the FBI's Cyber Law Unit in Chantilly, VA. In 2014, Kramer returned to the New York office, where he currently supervises a squad of agents and analysts conducting criminal cyber intrusion investigations.
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  • Gary Sockrider
    Principal Security Technologist, NETSCOUT Arbor
    Sockrider is an industry veteran with over 25 years of broad technology experience and a security focus. He seeks to understand and convey the constantly evolving threat landscape, as well as the techniques and solutions that address the challenges they present. Prior to joining Arbor in 2012, he worked at Cisco Systems and held previous positions with Avaya and Cable & Wireless.
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  • Ryan Schmiedl
    General Manager, Fraud and Financial Crimes Prevention, Amazon Web Services
    As lead for the Fraud Prevention team at Amazon Web Services, Ryan Schmiedl is responsible for protecting Amazon and its customers from fraud - users attempting to use services without payment or authorization. He oversees AWS fraud prevention vision and direction as well as day-to-day operations. His organization of research scientists, software developers, investigators and product & program managers work closely with the product teams to ensure fraud prevention best practices, minimizing customer friction where possible. Prior to joining AWS, Schmiedl held leadership roles at SAS, Innovative Systems, CGI and Software Engineering Institute, overseeing professional services, marketing and R&D organizations. His expertise includes software development, data management, machine learning, real-time analytic systems, and fraud & financial crimes prevention. He has built solutions for fraud prevention and anti-money laundering detection that are used by fortune 500 organizations and top government agencies.
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  • Dave Summitt
    CISO, Director, Cyber Security Operations, HIPAA Security Officer, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
    Summitt is CISO of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Fla. Summit has more than 25 years of experience in IT across the federal and private sectors with a focus on information systems, network and engineering operations and cybersecurity initiatives. Before entering the healthcare sector, Summitt had a 21-year federal career with the Department of Defense where he held various roles including the Naval Sea Systems Command's Technical Representative for a major missile defense program, security data custodian, Information Systems Security Officer, Data and Configuration manager and Change Control chairman for several military programs.
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  • Aleksandr Yampolskiy
    CEO/Founder, Security Scorecard
    Dr. Yampolskiy is a recognized expert in the security field. He is a CEO and Founder of SecurityScorecard, the leading security risk benchmarking service. Before founding Security Scorecard, he was the CTO of BlogTalkRadio/Cinchcast, the former Head of Security and Compliance at Gilt Groupe, and has held lead technologist and security roles at Goldman Sachs, Oracle, and Microsoft. Yampolskiy is a published author and active speaker in the security and software development communities. His experience in security was the impetus for the founding and driving vision of SecurityScorecard.
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  • Phyllis Schneck
    Managing Director & Global Leader of Cyber Solutions, Promontory; Fmr Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, DHS
    Under Barack Obama's administration, Dr. Schneck served as the deputy undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). She was the chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and supported its mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure. Schneck came to DHS from McAfee, Inc., where she was CTO for global public sector. Schneck served eight years as chairman of the national board of directors of the FBI's InfraGard program and founding president of InfraGard Atlanta. Before joining McAfee, Schneck was VP of research integration for secure computing, where she conceived and built the early intelligence practice into a full Beta program for data as a service. Prior, Schneck was the VP of enterprise services for eCommSecurity. Before that, she served as VP of corporate strategy for SecureWorks, Inc., and was founder and CEO of Avalon Communications, a provider of real-time security technology, since acquired by SecureWorks, Inc. Schneck received her Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech.
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  • Connie Barrera
    Director of Information Assurance and CISO, Jackson Health System
    Connie Barrera is the Chief Information Security Officer at Jackson Health System. As the CISO, she is responsible for security architecture as well as developing policy and standards related to privacy, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the IT services throughout the enterprise. To this end, Barrera develops and maintains risk management, security awareness, and compliance programs to effectively deal with the implications of legislated requirements that impact security for the institution. This includes but is not limited to HIPAA, PCI, FDA Part 11 and the Red Flag Rules. With over 24 years of experience in IT, she has spent considerable time in almost every role within IT, including endpoint support and architecture, systems engineering and architecture, as well as her current role in security.
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  • Suzanne Schwartz, MD
    Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships, FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health
    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).
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  • Tom Bienkowski
    Director, Product Marketing, Arbor Networks
    Tom Bienkowski has been in the network and security field for over 20 yrs. During this time, he worked for large enterprises as a Network Engineer and for multiple network management and security vendors where he has had roles in Sales Engineering /Management, Technical Field Marketing and Product Management. Currently at Arbor Networks, he's a Director of Product Marketing focusing on Arbor's industry leading DDoS Protection solution.
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  • David Gibson
    VP Strategy and Market Development, Varonis
    Gibson is an IT industry veteran with more than 15 years of experience. As a CISSP, he is responsible for building brand awareness, aligning product functionality with market demand, and driving sales through marketing, education, and pre and post-sales efforts. Since joining Varonis in 2006, he has held positions of sales engineer, sales engineer manager, director of technical marketing, and VP of marketing. Prior to Varonis, Gibson was a New York-based systems engineer for Tripwire, and worked as a network management and security engineer at International Integrated Solutions, ltd.
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  • Tamaghna Basu
    CTO, neoEYED
    Tamaghna Basu currently serves as CTO of NeoEYED. Prior to co-founding NeoEYED, he was a security engineer for Walmart eCommerce, eBay, PwC and more. In addition to his work at NeoEYED, Basu is also an instructor the SANS Institute.
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  • Paulo Macedo
    Country Manager, Forcepoint
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  • Alan Phillips
    Senior Corporate Engineer
    Responsible for the safeguard encryption, mobile management and security products, Phillips serves as the Americas lead corporate engineer at Sophos. With more than 18 years of experience in IT security, he has been instrumental in the planning, implementation, support, and success of broad corporate security and IT initiatives with both enterprise and SMB organizations. Over the past eight years, Phillips has focused on the ever-evolving data protection and encryption space, helping businesses of all sizes protect their critical data and exceed compliance regulations globally. He has guided the Sophos North American sales team by providing customers with guidance on protecting their data. He is recognized as a leader in the data protection and compliance space.
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  • General Gregory Touhill, Retired
    First US CISO & President, Cyxtera Federal Group
    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.
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  • Wes Dobry
    Principal Security Architect, Agari
    Dobry is a seasoned security expert in designing and building enterprise solutions. With more than 15 years of experience securing networks, infrastructure and services, he continues to assist companies with rebuilding the trust in email and ensuring their name and brands are protected from those with malicious intent. At Agari, he provides technical solutions to immensely difficult problems, such as identifying and preventing advanced phishing attacks. Previously, Dobry manages teams implementing technologies designed and focused around securing and maintaining the enterprise computing environments.
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  • Doug Cahill
    Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, Arbor Networks
    Cahill is a senior analyst covering cybersecurity at Enterprise Strategy Group drawing upon more than 25 years of industry experience across a broad range of cloud, host, and network-based products and markets. Prior to joining ESG, Cahill held executive leadership positions at security firms Threat Stack and Bit9, where he launched market leading products and forged strategic partnerships. Over the course of his career, Cahill has also served in product management, marketing, and business development roles for storage management, networking, and database vendors, and started his career in IT as a business analyst.
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  • Don Meyer
    Head of Data Center, Check Point
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  • Malcolm Harkins
    Global CISO, Cylance
    Harkins is responsible for all aspects of information risk and security at Cylance as well as public policy and customer outreach to help improve understanding of cyber risks. He spent 23 years with Intel, most recently as its first Chief Security and Privacy Officer. In this role, he was responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security and other related compliance activities for all of Intel's information assets, products and services. Before becoming Intel's first CSPO, he was the chief information security officer (CISO), reporting to the chief information officer. Harkins also held roles in finance, procurement and various business operations.
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  • Parrish Gunnels
    CISO, Kibo Commerce
    Parrish Gunnels currently serves as the CISO for Kibo Commerce, a Vista Equity Partners company. Prior to this position, He was a Global IT Information Security Officer and Infrastructure Manager at Celanese Corporation, a $6.4B global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to everyday living. Parrish also held a role as a CISO / Sr. Director of Information Security for Invitation Homes, a Blackstone company.
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  • Santhosh Varkey
    Manager, Sales Engineering, Sophos
    Santhosh Varkey currently serves as Manager of Sales Engineering at Sophos. His lengthy career at Sophos was preceded by technical roles in other security organizations.
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  • Prashant Mali
    President & Founder, Cyber Law Consulting (Attorneys & Advocates)
    Mali, a leading expert in Indian cyber law, is the president and founder of Mumbai-based Cyber Law Consulting. He has more than 20 years of experience. Mali is a frequent speaker at industry events, in the media and in government circles. He is the chairman of the Cyber Law & Security Committee of the Indian National Bar Association. Mali is a visiting faculty member at various law colleges and institutions in India. He is also the author of six books in the domain.
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  • Neira Jones
    FBCS, MSc, Independent Advisor & International Speaker
    More than 20 years in financial services and technology made Jones believe in change through innovation & partnerships. She is regularly invited to advise organisations of all sizes on payments, cyber risk, information security and digital innovation where she always strives to demystify the hype surrounding current issues. She likes engaging on social media and regularly addresses global audiences on these topics. She chairs the Advisory Board for mobile innovator Ensygnia & the Global Advisory Board for the Centre for Strategic Cybercrime & Security Science and is a Founding Advisory Board Member for GiveADay UK. She sits on the Advisory Board of the Emerging Payments Association and is on the City AM FinTech Most Influential Power List. Tripwire nominated Jones Top Influencer in Security To Follow on Twitter in January 2015 and CEOWorld Magazine nominated her Top Chief Security Officer to Follow on Twitter in April 2014. She is the Merchant Payments Ecosystem Acquiring Personality of the Year 2013, the SC Magazine Information Security Person of the Year 2012 an is an InfoSecurity Europe Hall of Fame alumni. Jones has previously worked for Barclaycard, Santander, Abbey National, Oracle Corp. and Unisys.
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  • E.J. Hilbert
    Former FBI Special Agent; Director - Cyber Risk Assurance, PwC
    <p>E.J. Hilbert is a former FBI Special Agent specializing in international hacking, carding and fraud teams. He has trained law enforcement representatives throughout the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Belarus, Russia and the Ukraine. <p>E.J. served as the agent in charge of the investigations into the intrusions of over 300 financial institutions, two major telecoms and multiple U.S. government agencies. He served on the first joint Russian-U.S. Criminal Working Group. <p>E.J. spent the final years with the FBI chasing Al Qaeda via their online communications networks, eventually bringing Treason charges against the American Al Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn.
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  • Jeff Michael
    Senior Solutions Architect, Lastline
    Jeff Michael is a seasoned security professional with nearly 20 years in malware investigations, penetration testing, security assessments, malware reverse-engineering and forensics investigations. He is considered a Subject Matter Expert in computer forensics and investigations, including assisting in numerous international and criminal investigations. These investigations have included Malware Infections, HTTP code review, Malware analysis, Virus/Trojan analysis, social engineering, and several other techniques. Michael is currently serving as Senior Solutions Architect for Lastline. He has over 20 years of experience helping numerous startup security companies. His previous experience comes from companies such as FireEye, NetWitness, NetForensics, ISS, and other security firms.
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  • Dale Nordenberg, MD
    Executive Director, Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium
    Dale Nordenberg, M.D. is an executive director of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium. Nordenberg, a pediatrician, is also CEO of the consulting firm Novasano Health and Science and former CIO of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He also co-chairs the Medical Device Security Information Sharing Council for the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center.
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  • Jake Snow
    Technology and Civil Liberties Attorney, ACLU of Northern California
    Jake Snow is a Technology and Civil Liberties Attorney at the ACLU of Northern California, where he works on a variety of issues, including consumer privacy, surveillance, and the preservation of free speech online. Prior to joining the ACLU of Northern California, Snow was a Staff Attorney in the San Francisco office of the Federal Trade Commission, where his work covered the full breadth of the FTC's mission, including deceptive advertising, privacy and data security, and antitrust. His consumer-protection work resulted in millions of dollars of judgments for consumers. Snow also served as a law clerk to Ronald M. Whyte, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California.
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  • Carolyn Crandall
    Chief Deception Officer, Attivo
    Carolyn Crandall currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for Attivo. With over 25 years of experience in building go-to-market programs for security, networking, and storage companies,she has a demonstrated track record of successfully taking companies from pre-IPO through to multi-billion dollar sales. Carolyn is recognized in the industry as a global marketing authority based on her repeated demonstration of growing technology companies into market leaders, establishing exceptional company valuations, and building high-performance teams.
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  • Kevin Fu
    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
    Fu, PhD, is associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan. Fu directs the university's Archimedes Research Center for Medical Device Security. Previously, Fu served as an associate professor of computer science and adjunct associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He's also a co-founder, CEO and chief scientist at Virta Laboratories, a healthcare cybersecurity company.
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  • Anant Nambiar
    VP and General Manager, Global Fraud and Security Solutions, FICO
    Nambiar serves as FICO's vice president and general manager of global fraud and security solutions, leading the Falcon products for card payments and other fraud products for insurance, retail, healthcare and pharmaceutical markets, and other emerging segments. Prior to joining FICO earlier this year, Nambiar spent more than 18 years in the financial services industry. As a senior vice president at MasterCard Worldwide and a vice president at American Express, his focus was on building products and programs that solved consumer and merchant pain points. His launched programs include Blue from American Express in 1999, Account Level Management by MasterCard in 2006 and Free Shipping by MasterCard in 2013.
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  • Sunil Varkey
    CISO, Wipro Limited
    Sunil Varkey is Wipro's Chief Information Security Officer for its global IT business. He has over 22 years of IT and Information Assurance Leadership experience with banking, telecom, ITES and manufacturing businesses in US, Middle East & India. Along with his Bachelor's degree in Electronics engineering with an M.B.A (Investments), he is also CISSP, CIPP/US, GSNA, CGEIT, CRISC, CISA, ABCP, ITIL- V2 (Red Badge), and Six Sigma GB certified. He has published and presented various articles related to information assurance domain globally.
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  • Christopher Strand
    Sr. Director, Compliance and Governance Programs, Carbon Black
    Strand leads Carbon Black's IT governance, audit and compliance programs. With more than 20 years of information technology and compliance experience, he oversees the development of enterprise network and application security solutions that help organizations deploy positive security to maintain and improve their compliance posture. Previously, Strand held security/compliance positions at Trustwave, Tripwire, EMC/RSA, and Compuware. A PCI Professional (PCIP) and trained Quality Security Assessor (QSA), he also has been certified on and is proficient with other regulatory disciplines including HIPAA, North American Electrical Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). Strand regularly speaks about security and compliance issues and best practices on webinars and at industry conferences. He has authored several white papers, published articles in security industry journals, and is frequently quoted by leading media outlets.
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  • Michael Theis
    Chief Counterintelligence Expert, Carnegie Mellon University CERT Insider Threat Center
    Theis is chief counterintelligence expert at Carnegie Mellon's CERT Insider Threat Center. Theis has more than 25 years of experience as a counterintelligence supervisory special agent supporting the U.S. intelligence community, and more than 30 years of concurrent computer systems engineering experience. At Carnegie Mellon's CERT Insider Threat Center, Theis focuses on research and development of socio-technical controls in computational endoparacology. Previously, he was the first cyber counterintelligence program manager for the National Reconnaissance Office, where he served as chief of cyber-CI investigations and operations for more than six years.
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  • Stephen Grimes
    Chief Technology Officer of ABM Healthcare Support Services
    Grimes is Chief Technology Officer of ABM Healthcare Support Services. Grimes has more than 30 years of experience with hospitals, shared service organizations and healthcare consulting firms. He is a nationally recognized authority on topics ranging from future challenges facing clinical engineering and healthcare technology integration to medical device security and risk management. Grimes is an author and frequent speaker at national and international venues. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) where he currently chairs their Medical Device and Patient Safety Task Force. He was also named a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) where he is a past President. In February 2011, he received the joint industry ACCE/HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering & Information Technology Synergies Award. In April 2015 he received ACCE's highest honor, their Lifetime Achievement Award.
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  • John Gunn
    Chief Marketing Officer, OneSpan
    John Gunn is OneSpan's (formerly VASCO) Chief Marketing Officer. Before joining VASCO in 2014, He launched and led the Security Solutions Group at Harland Clarke where he developed a SaaS-based consumer identity protection solution. Gunn also served as General Manager of North America and Vice President Global Marketing for Aladdin Knowledge Systems, a global leader in authentication and application protection solutions. Prior to Aladdin, he was President of VisionTek, a consumer technology products company.
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  • Saba Shariff
    Head, New Product Development & Innovation, Symcor
    Saba Shariff is an acknowledged leader at Symcor Inc., a leading provider of business processing and data management services, supporting major banks, insurance, retail, and telecommunications companies in Canada. As Head of New Product Development and Innovation, Saba leads a passionate team of professionals in designing new and exciting ways to solve real customer problems and leverage data to both improve today's services and discover new ones. With over 20 years of experience in IT and Product, Saba is a frequent public speaker in the private and public sector on topics such as Collaborations or Partnerships in Canada, and Breaking Stereotypes in Business Technology Management. Connect with Saba on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabashariff/
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  • Brad Antoniewicz
    Security Researcher, Cisco
    Brad Antoniewicz is a security researcher in Cisco's umbrella security research group. He is an adjunct professor teaching "Vulnerability Analysis and Exploitation" and a Hacker-in-Residence at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. Antoniewicz is also a contributing author to the series of books: "Hacking Exposed" and "Hacking Exposed: Wireless".
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  • Russell Thomas
    Data Scientist, Zions Bank
    Thomas has 30 years of experience in the information technology and communication industries, where he has focused on business process improvement, quality, organizational transformation and performance management. He is a founding member of the Society of Information Risk Analysts and has led several proposal teams for advanced research and development projects for the Department of Homeland Security.
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  • Kim Peretti
    Co-Lead, Cybersecurity Preparedness and Response practice, Alston and Bird, and Former DOJ Cybercrime Prosecutor
    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.
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  • Gretel Egan
    Security Awareness and Training Strategist, Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint
    Gretel Egan is the Security Awareness & Training Strategist for Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint and the leading provider of information security awareness and training software that helps organizations educate employees. She has extensive experience in researching and developing cybersecurity education content.
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  • Alexis Castellani
    Senior Vice President - Cyber Fraud Prevention, Citi
    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.
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  • Yogesh Kulkarni
    Professional Services Lead - APAC, Rapid7
    Yogesh Kulkarni currently serves as Professional Services Lead for Rapid7. Prior to joining Rapid7, Kulkarni held technical security roles at various organizations.
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  • Tim Francis
    Vice President and Enterprise Lead for Cyber Insurance, Travelers Business Insurance
    As a Vice President, Tim Francis leads Travelers' Business Insurance Management and Professional Liability initiatives. He also serves as the Enterprise Lead for Cyber Insurance. In this latter role, Francis has oversight of all of the company's cyber product management, including products for businesses of all sizes, public entities, and technology firms. Francis served as co-chair of the NetDiligence Conference and has spoken at numerous other conferences on the evolution of cyber risk and how businesses can protect against them. Additionally, he is an active member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) and has served as Chairman of the Hartford Chapter. He is a participant in the Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Incident Data and Analysis Working Group (CIDAWG), an ongoing private-public engagement that is examining how a cyber incident data repository could help meet the information requirements of insurers, CISOs, and other cybersecurity professionals.
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  • Ryan Duquette
    Founder and Principal - Cybercrime and Digital Investigator, Hexigent Consulting
    Ryan Duquette is a seasoned digital forensic investigator with many years of experience in law enforcement and the private sector. He founded Hexigent Consulting, a firm focusing on digital investigations, cyber security consulting services and litigation support. Duquette works closely with clients involved in workplace investigations and civil litigation matters including intellectual property theft, HR investigations and data breaches. During his days in Law Enforcement, he conducted digital investigations on a variety of criminal cases including homicides, child pornography, fraud, missing persons, and sexual assault cases. He is a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto teaching digital forensics, a Director for the Toronto chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and has been qualified as an "expert witness" on numerous occasions.
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  • Harshil Doshi
    Security Strategist, Forcepoint
    Harshil Doshi currently serves as Security Strategist for Forcepoint. Having prior experience with such titans as Symantec, Tech Mahindra and RSA, he has over 10 years of hands on experience in product development, pre-sales, solution architecture, and enterprise sales in the IT security space.
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  • Rudra Murthy
    CISO, Digital India, Ministry of Home Affairs
    Murthy is an IT and security evangelist with diversified leadership experience in strategizing, architecting and executing IT and information security services. Currently he is CISO for Ministry of Home Affairs under Digital India program. Formerly, he has held positions like CISO for India's prestigious program UIDAI, senior principal consultant, program manager and advisor for very large scale programs across the globe. He has proven leadership skills in management of large teams, complex programs, and customer portfolio across government, telecom, IT and BSFI industry segments.
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  • George Kaminski
    Systems Engineering Manager, Palo Alto
    Kaminski is a systems engineering manager supporting the New York metro named account team at Palo Alto Networks. He oversees pre-sales engineering, sales and technical training activities in the New York area. Kaminski leverages a rich background in business strategy, engineering management, systems engineering, and network interoperability testing in his role. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, he was a systems engineer at Fortinet and Juniper Networks, supporting presales and technical training activities. In addition, he has worked at Lucent Technologies, Avaya and Extreme Networks focusing on network infrastructure, IP Telephony systems, security solutions, Data Center design and sales channel/customer support.
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  • Mark Gelhardt
    AVP, Cyber Risk Remediation at US Bank/Elavon
    Over 35 years of experience in providing Executive Level management in the Information Technology field as a CIO, CSO, and CISO. Currently Mark is the Director Global PCI Security and Compliance for US Bank/Elavon - US Bank is the fifth largest bank in the US and Elavon is the fourth largest credit card processor. As former CIO/CISO of the White House, Gelhardt supported President Clinton, the VP, the White House Staff, and the U.S. Secret Service managing all the classified automation and telecommunications. Mark started his working career in the Army and retired as a Colonel (select). Mark held command and staff positions in fields including Intelligence, Communications, Incident Response, Information Technology, and Information Security. Since retiring from the service Mark has held positions such as; CIO/CSO for World Airways - the largest US wide body long-hall charter airline, Deputy CIO (over Global Operations) and CISO for InterCall - the world's largest conferencing company, CISO for TravelClick - a Software as a Service (SaaS) company in the hospitality/hotel space, and Acting/Interim CISO for the Georgia Lottery and NCR.
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  • Mike Daugherty
    President and CEO, LabMD
    Daugherty is founder, president and CEO of LabMD, a cancer-detection laboratory based in Atlanta. He also is author of the book "The Devil Inside the Beltway," and is a senior writer for CyberDefense Magazine. Daugherty has testified before the House of Representatives' Oversight Committee and regularly keynotes in front of healthcare, law, business and technology audiences, providing education about what to expect when the federal government investigates businesses. He regularly blogs at MichaelJDaugherty.com and sits on the board of Snoopwall, a privacy company based in Nashua, N.H.
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  • Richard Seiersen
    General Manager Cyber Security and Privacy, GE Healthcare
    Seiersen is a seasoned security leader with over 15 years' experience spanning subject matters in Cyber Security, Quantitative Risk Management, Predictive Analytics, Enterprise Integrations and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC). Most recently, he was the Director of Cyber Security for Kaiser Permanente. He has also held leadership roles in several tier one venture capital back security organization and insurance firms. Seiersen is a frequent public speaker at industry and vendor security events. In 2010, he was awarded with the ISE North America Security Project of the year in Healthcare for his work in Operational Risk Management. Seiersen holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling and is currently pursuing his Masters of Science in Predictive Analytics at Northwestern University.
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  • Kevin Flynn
    Global Director of Products, Skybox Security
    Kevin Flynn is currently Director of Products at Skybox. Prior to joining Skybox Security in August 2016, Flynn was Director of Product Marketing at Blue Coat Systems. With over 25 years of experience in high tech, he has been involved in cyber security technologies for over 15 of those years. His high tech experience started at Apple Computer where he was a product manager in Apple's Advanced Technology Group. Flynn then spent over a dozen years at Cisco as a product manager and marketing manager in their security technology organization. After leaving Cisco, he moved over to Fortinet for three years before joining Blue Coat in 2013. Flynn is a frequent speaker on cyber security topics at conferences worldwide and has authored numerous articles on cyber security issues.
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  • Brett Johnson
    Former Most Wanted and "The Original Internet Godfather"
    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 cyber crime world for almost 20 years. He founded and was the leader of Counterfeitlibrary.com and Shadowcrew.com. Working alongside the top cyber criminals of our time, he helped design, implement and refine modern Identity Theft, ATO fraud, Card Not Present fraud, IRS Tax Fraud and countless other social engineering attacks, breaches and hacking operations. He is one of the leading experts in the world on cyber crime, online fraud and identity theft. Since his release from prison, he has striven to help others avoid the types of crime he used to commit.
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  • Alex Henkes
    Enterprise Account Manager and Director - Legal Vertical, AppSense
    Henkes works with large accounts and partners to implement AppSense technology and improve the user environment management infrastructure and process across physical, virtual, and cloud-based environments. He also advises on best practice for securing endpoints. Throughout his seven years with AppSense, Henkes maintains focus on understanding the unique needs of each client to develop a customized solution and ensure a successful implementation.
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  • Janet Carruthers
    Fraud and Risk Analysis Officer, US Banking Regulator
    Carruthers is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) who got her start in fraud by tracing illicit funds as a Captain in the Army. She has a diverse background working in public and corporate accounting, training and the law enforcement/intelligence community. Before coming to NCUA, Janet worked at the FBI and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). She is a regular speaker for non-profit and civic groups on elder financial fraud as well as fraud prevention techniques.
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  • Ruud Grotens
    Principal Consultant, Financial Crime Risk Management, Fiserv
    Grotens is a principal consultant and subject matter expert in financial crime. For more than 20 years, he has worked across a range of industry sectors including financial services and telecommunications, gaining both broad and deep expertise in anti-money laundering and fraud prevention solutions. He advises Fiserv clients to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of financial crime risk management operations. Previously, Grotens held product management roles at Compuware Corporation and worked for Atos Origin in a variety of development and consultancy positions.
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  • Mitch Zahler
    CISO, Proactive Cyber Security; formerly Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity, HSBC
    Zahler is senior vice president and head of research and detection for the Cyber Intelligence and Threat Team at HSBC Bank responsible for global cyber transformation and intelligence development. With more than 20 years in the information security and risk field, Zahler's technical and managerial breadth of experience crosses numerous disciplines including leading global security incident response teams, security architecture and design, data loss prevention, cyber forensics and incident management. He previously worked for organizations such as Republic National Bank, American Express and Deloitte.
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  • Mike Spanbauer
    Vice President of Research and Strategy, NSS Labs
    As vice president of security test & advisory Mike Spanbauer is a recognized leader in security and infrastructure technologies. He leads the analyst team in creating research that combines years of testing experience with quantitative analysis of the world's leading security companies, products and markets. In addition to running the research organization, Spanbauer also advises clients on how best to address today's cybersecurity threats. Prior to joining NSS, he was service director at Current Analysis, managing the Business Technology and Software group which monitored, analyzed, and advised on application platforms, collaboration platforms, data center technology, enterprise mobility technology, enterprise networking, enterprise security, and unified communications and contact centers. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years at Hewlett-Packard where he established and managed competitive intelligence programs networking hardware and in network management software.
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  • Sameer Ratolikar
    CISO, HDFC Bank
    In his current role of Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank, Ratolikar heads the Information Security Group and provides leadership to the development and implementation of Information Security program across the Bank. Prior he served as CISO with Axis Bank, where he was responsible for developing and implementing robust information strategies in line with business IT initiatives in a time-bound manner. Additionally, he ensured domestic and foreign information security, compliance, and gathered threat intelligence. Previously, Ratolikar served with Bank of India for six years. There, he facilitated information security governance through the implementation of a hierarchical governance program. He led Bank of India in achieving ISO 27001, Business Continuity and PCI-DSS certifications, implemented access control, data leakage prevention, identity and access management, two-factor authentication, encryption, IT GRC solutions, and established and SOC for SIEM. Prior to Bank of India, Ratolikar served as principal systems analyst of security and networking with National Informatics Centre, part of the India Ministry of Communications and Information Technology's Department of Electronics & Information Technology.
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  • Gleb Esman
    Senior Product Manager, Fraud Analytics and Research, Splunk
    At Splunk, Esman is responsible for fraud analytics and research. Previously, he worked at Morgan Stanley. He has many years of experience in technology, building fraud analytics solutions for financial services and leading security and anti-fraud projects. He is the author of several patents in deep learning, security and behavior biometrics.
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  • Shamoun Siddiqui
    CISO, Neiman Marcus
    Shamoun Siddiqui currently serves as CISO of Neiman Marcus. Prior to his current role, he was vice president and CISO at Nationstar Mortgage LLC. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. After a successful career in aerospace engineering, he switched to information technology and information security and has worked in these fields for 15 years. He formerly was director of IT at Hitachi Printing Solutions, manager for information security for CVS/Caremark, and director of information security at Sabre.
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  • Tom Smedinghoff
    Counsel, Locke Lord
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  • Jennifer Bayuk
    CEO, Decision Framework Systems
    Jennifer Bayuk is an independent consultant on topics of information confidentiality, integrity, and availability. She is engaged in a wide variety of industries with projects ranging from oversight policy and metrics to technical architecture and requirements. Jennifer has a wide variety of experience in virtually every aspect of the Information Security. She was a Chief Information Security Officer, a Security Architect, a Manager of Information Systems Internal Audit, a Big 4 Security Principal Consultant and Auditor, and a Security Software Engineer. Jennifer frequently publishes on information security and audit topics. Jennifer has lectured for organizations that include ISACA, NIST, and CSI. She is certified in Information Systems Audit (CISA), Information Security Management (CISM), Information Systems Security (CISSP), and IT Governance (CGEIT). She has Masters Degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy.
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  • Ed O'Neill
    Assistant Vice President, Secure Payments Leadership Team, Federal Reserve
    Ed O'Neill joined the Federal Reserve in January 2016 as Assistant Vice President of Secure Payments. In this role, he is responsible for the design, development and implementation of key elements of the Federal Reserve's payment security strategy to reduce fraud risk and advance the safety, security and resiliency of the U.S. payment system. O'Neill also supports the 170+ member Secure Payments Task Force in meeting its objectives and serves as the Federal Reserve's liaison for the Task Force's Information Sharing and Data Protection work groups. Having begun his career as a business analyst with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, O'Neill moved on to spend nine years at Discover Financial Services in various leadership roles where he was responsible for managing fraud operations, data security compliance, account data compromise investigations and risk management teams across Discover Network, Diners Club International and PULSE. From 2006 to 2014, he also served as a brand representative on technical work groups and the management committee of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council before rejoining the Federal Reserve in 2016.
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  • Patricia Titus
    Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, Markel Corporation
    Patricia Titus currently serves as CISO and CPO for the Markel Corporation. She is the former chief information security officer of IT security provider Symantec and IT integrator Unisys' federal systems unit. Titus also served for six years as the CISO at the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration.
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  • David Houlding
    Principal Healthcare Program Manager, Microsoft
    David Houlding currently serves as Principal Healthcare Program Manager at Microsoft. Prior to that, he was the director of healthcare privacy and security at Intel Health and Life Sciences, where he led Intel HLS blockchain initiatives worldwide. He also led the Intel Healthcare Security Readiness Program, a worldwide open industry collaboration with over 150 HLS organizations participating across 9 countries and over 40 partners working to scale the program globally.
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  • Gleb Evfarestov
    Solutions Engineer, BitGlass
    Gleb Evfarestov currently serves as a solutions engineer for BitGlass. The last 6 years he has spent working on manufacturers side, including positions at Juniper and Pulse Secure. Prior to that, Evfarestov spent more than 13 years as an IT professional in the Healthcare sector (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center).
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  • Roy Katmor
    CEO, enSilo
    Katmor is a 10-year seasoned product manager and security market strategist, combining strong technical knowledge with proven sales and marketing skills. Prior to enSilo, he led Akamai's security strategy. Before that, Katmor managed Imperva's data security products and architecture management. Additionally, he held various product management and R&D leading roles at several international public and privately-held companies.
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  • John Halamka
    CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Halamka is Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He also has had roles as Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), co-Chair of the national HIT Standards Committee, co-Chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee and a practicing Emergency Physician. As Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Halamka is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3000 doctors, 14000 employees and two million patients. As Chairman of NEHEN he oversees clinical and administrative data exchange in Eastern Massachusetts. As co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee he facilitates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide. As co-Chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee, he engages the stakeholders of the Commonwealth to guide the development of a statewide health information exchange.
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  • Jim Routh
    Chief Information Security Officer, Aetna
    Jim Routh is the Chief Security Officer and leads the Global Security function for Aetna. He is the Chairman of the NH-ISAC Board. He serves on the Board of the National Cyber Security Alliance and is a member of the Advisory Board of the ClearSky Security Fund. He was formerly the Global Head of Application & Mobile Security for JP Morgan Chase. Prior to that he was the CISO for KPMG, DTCC and American Express. Jim is the winner of the 2016 Security Alliance Award for Innovation, 2016 ISE Luminary Leadership Award, the Northeast and the 2014 North American Information Security Executive of the Year for Healthcare, the 2009 BITS Leadership Award sponsored by the financial industry in collaboration with NIST and the Department of Treasury.
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  • Jairo Orea
    VP and Chief Security Architect, UnitedHealth Group
    In his current role, Orea oversees the development and commercialization of security services and solutions team for all external healthcare markets. Previously, he has held the roles of chief security architect at ING, head of enterprise information integration at ING Insurance, and head of information security & risk management for ING Commercial America. In addition to his position, Orea serves as chief architect for the Trusted Cloud Initiative (Cloud Security Alliance), education director for the ISSA CT chapter, board member for the Latin America Information Security Professionals Association, Microsoft CISO Council, and the Wall Street Security Council, He also is the founder of the Security Architecture Forum, among other boards.
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  • Frank Mendicino
    Digital Identity & Fraud Prevention, Cyber Security, IBM US
    Mendicino is a threat intelligence specialist with experience in eCommerce, mobile banking, electronic payments and online security. At IBM, he's responsible for product execution of online authentication, security and enrollment, addressing product-specific risk monitoring strategies and proactive countermeasures of online emerging risks.
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  • Genevieve Gimbert
    Fraud Co-leader, PwC
    Gimbert is a principal in PwC's Financial Crimes Unit. She co-leads the Anti-Fraud practice, which includes more than 100 practitioners that bring together cross-functional fraud expertise in strategy, operations, forensics, technology and industry expertise which enables PwC to provide a holistic solution to help our clients be proactive in preventing, detecting, responding to and mitigating fraud. Gimbert helps financial institutions optimize their anti-fraud programs while balancing enhanced customer experience. Most recently, she led the assessment and future state design of a fraud program at a large bank where she conducted more than 80 interviews across 30 functions to understand the operating model, fraud risks of certain businesses and control gaps. She also led the review and optimization of fraud rules. Gimbert is a certified fraud examiner and helps her clients from strategy through execution.
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  • Andrew Fyfe
    Detective Chief Inspector, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, City of London Police
    As a Deputy Chief Inspector within the Economic Crime Directorate, DCI Andrew Fyfe has investigated a wide range of serious, complex & organised fraud cases affecting the banking and insurance industries. Whilst seconded to the Serious Fraud Office, he gained considerable experience working on some of the largest fraud cases in the UK, and conducted enquiries in several overseas jurisdictions. Prior to that, he was named Head of Crime in the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, in charge of the crime review teams, cyber teams and pro-active disruption team. As such he has oversight of the full scale and nature of all fraud and cybercrimes reported to UK law enforcement via the Action Fraud reporting service. In 2008 he led the enquiry into the first "mini Madoff" investment scheme fraud reported to the City of London Police as a consequence of the credit crisis. Fyfe has also been credited with building the Lead Force Centre of Excellence for Fraud, devising and delivering a wide range of training, advice and guidance given to police forces, law enforcement agencies and the financial industry. In this role he helped the Force develop very strong relations with contacts in the financial community.
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  • Chris Bowen
    Chief Privacy & Security Officer, Founder, ClearDATA
    An internationally renowned industry expert on the privacy and security of healthcare data, Chris Bowen is one of an elite few who holds multiple certifications in this field. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP). In addition, he holds two prestigious certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Bowen has extensive experience working with large IDNs, payers, life science companies, private practice groups and software companies. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and a faculty member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Health Law Institute.
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  • Ed Amoroso
    Founder and CEO, TAG Cyber; former Senior Vice President and CISO, AT&T
    Dr. Edward G. Amoroso is founder chief executive officer of TAG Cyber LLC. He recently retired from AT&T after 31 years of service, where he began his career in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs. He served as senior vice president and chief security officer at AT&T from 2004 until 2016. He was elected an AT&T Fellow in 2010. Amoroso also has been adjunct professor of Computer Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology for the past 29 years, as well as a research professor in the Computer Science Department at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and a senior adviser within the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. Amoroso's work has been highlighted on CNN, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has worked directly with four Presidential administrations on issues related to national security, critical infrastructure protection and cyber policy.
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  • Jigar Kadakia
    Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, Partners HealthCare
    Kadakia has more than 17 years of information security experience across multiple industries, with a focus on health care delivery and projects such as HIPAA/HITECH assesments, Meaningful Use assessment, ICD-10 releted implementations, privacy program assessments and implementations, IT internal audit, and business associate risk management. Kadakia has spoken at many security and privacy forums/roundtables/conferences, and is a leader in the health care information security and privacy space. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Master in Business Administration from Xavier University. He is CISSP, CIPP and HITRUST Certified. He is also certified in Risk and Information System Controls.
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  • Vicky Shah
    Advocate, Data Privacy Professional
    Vicky D. Shah looks after Cyber Security Initiatives and National Skills Registry (NSR Initiative) at NASSCOM, the premier trade body and the 'Chamber of Commerce' for the IT and ITES-BPO industry in India. Having spent over four years in this role, he is responsible for initiatives focused at creating an enabling environment in India for information security and compliance. The ongoing programmes at NASSCOM towards this objective include creating awareness about the Information Security Issue using the public private partnership platform.
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  • Joseph Carson
    Chief Security Scientist, Thycotic
    <p>Joseph Carson is a cyber security professional and ethical hacker with more than 25 years' experience in enterprise security specializing in blockchain, endpoint security, network security, application security & virtualization, access controls and privileged account management. Joseph is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), active member of the cyber security community frequently speaking at cyber security conferences globally, often being quoted and contributing to global cyber security publications. He is a cyber security adviser to several governments, critical infrastructure, financial, transportation and maritime industries. Joseph is regularly sharing his knowledge and experience giving workshops on vulnerabilities assessments, patch management best practices, the evolving cyber security perimeter and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Joseph serves as Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic and author of Privileged Account Management for dummies.</p>
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  • John Lyons
    CEO, International Cyber Security Protection Alliance
    <p>Lyons is chief executive of the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance, a business-led, international, not-for-profit organization which aims to provide private and public sector funding and support globally to law enforcement agencies and governments engaged in the fight against cybercrime. Lyons' previous public service included 20 years in the Royal Air Force (security branch) and subsequently at the UK's National Hi-Tech Crime Unit, which in 2006 formed part of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, where he led the unit's business engagement as the crime reduction coordinator. While at the NHTCU, he established the first UK national public/private sector security awareness campaign for Internet users, called "Get Safe Online."</p>
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  • Clifford Kittle
    Principal, Healthcare Information Security; SecureWorks
    <p>Clifford Kittle is responsible for increasing the awareness of Dell SecureWorks ability to assist healthcare providers and business associates in their efforts to strengthen their security posture. Kittle speaks regularly on the importance of an Information Security Program and its elements.</p> <p>With more than 36 years of experience in technology solutions and 10+ in information security, Kittle has worked in fields such as biometric authentication, identity access management and single sign-on, privileged user access control, and information security management systems based on ISO 27001. </p> <p>Prior to Dell SecureWorks, Kittle worked for Xceedium, helping clients meet compliance requirements across multiple industries including the Payment Card Industry (PCI), HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Graham, Leach Bliley (GLBA). Kittle holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.</p>
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  • Jennings Aske
    CISO, New York-Presbyterian
    Aske is the CISO for New York-Presbyterian. Prior to this he was VP Information Security & Chief Security Officer of Nuance Communications as well as Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer of Partners HealthCare. Prior to Partners, Aske was the Chief Information Security Officer for UMass Memorial Hospital. Aske was also the Chief Information Security Officer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's Executive Office of Health and Human Services, responsible for coordinating information security across the 16 state agencies. Aske is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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  • Kenneth (KC) Carnes
    CISO, New York Power Authority
    As the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at New York Power Authority, Kenneth Carnes is charged with to ensuring the secure future of integrated power systems, to meet the needs of the largest state-owned utility. He has experience supporting all verticals of electric operations from the perspectives of security, information & operational technology. Carnes is passionate about information sharing, and building partnerships to enable understanding of emerging threats in this fast changing industry and is also involved in various security organizations and industry groups. Carnes currently serves as the National Sector Chief of Energy with InfraGard.
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  • Roland Cloutier
    SVP & CSO, ADP, Inc.
    As the CSO of one of the world's largest providers of human capital management solutions, Cloutier has functional and operational responsibility for ADP's cyber, information protection, risk, workforce protection, crisis management and investigative security operations worldwide. Cloutier's depth of global protection and security leadership experience includes the management of strategic converged security and business protection programs. Prior to ADP, he served as CSO of EMC, where he spearheaded protection of the company's worldwide business across commercial and government sectors. Cloutier has also held executive security management roles at consulting and managed security service organizations and served the first half of his more than 25 year career in federal law enforcement.
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  • Katie O'Shea
    Cloud Security Specialist, Check Point
    Katie O'Shea currently serves as Cloud Security Sales Specialist for Check Point Software Technologies, where she has served in different capacities since 2012. Prior to joining Check Point, she managed channel sales for key players in the cybersecurity solutions space.
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  • David Hahn
    Vice President and CISO, Hearst
    David Hahn is the head of Corporate Information Security and Risk for the Hearst Corp., a media parent company for brands such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN. At Hearst, Hahn leads initiatives focused on cloud computing (SAS and public cloud). Prior to Hearst, Hahn led the CyberFraud strategy team at Intuit, where he managed the Security Operations group for products such as TurboTax, Quicken, Mint and QuickBooks. He also spent many years at Wells Fargo, where he headed up all security for Wellsfargo.com, at the time the largest online banking site.
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  • Jeffrey Shaffer
    Advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Shaffer joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2015 after 25 years with the United States Secret Service as a Senior Special Agent and Director of the top ranked Secret Service Digital Forensics Laboratory. He has extensive and varied experience as an investigator, protection specialist, counter terrorism specialist, Team Leader and digital forensic examiner. Mr. Shaffer was nominated on separate occasions for Secret Service Agent of the Year and Texas Law Enforcement Agent of the Year. His areas of focus include digital forensics, incident response, investigations, e-discovery and litigation support. He has worked on hundreds of forensic investigations related to cybercrime, IP theft, fraud, terrorism, kidnapping, and murder. Mr. Shaffer has investigated cases across numerous industries including energy, retail, banking, healthcare, telecommunications, and federal/state governments.
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  • Nathan Kitchens
    Assistant United States Attorney - Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Unit, Department of Justice
    Nathan Kitchens serves as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Unit at the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia. In this position, he prosecutes cyber crime offenses with a focus on data breaches and cyber threats that may have national security implications, as well as a variety of federal white collar offenses, including violations of banking, securities, and health care laws. Kitchens also serves as a Professional Responsibility Officer in the office. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office in 2012, he was a litigation associate at the law firm of Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C. and clerked for Judge Frank Mays Hull of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
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  • John Wilson
    Field CTO, Agari
    Wilson has been combating email-based fraud since 2006, when he developed an authentication-based anti-phishing solution as CTO of Brandmail Solutions. He continues his mission to rid the world of email fraud as Agari's Field CTO. Wilson was responsible for the world's first successful rollout of the DMARC standard at a major bank, with more than 8,000 domains protected. Leveraging DMARC and private-channel email data, Wilson assisted Microsoft and the FS-ISAC with the B54 Citadel botnet takedown by providing data related to Citadel botnet infections and by acting as a declarant in the civil forfeiture action filed in US District Court. Wilson holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT.
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  • Chuck Easttom
    Computer Security Expert
    Easttom is an internationally acclaimed computer security expert. He has been in the IT industry for over 20 years and training for over 15. He holds over 37 industry certifications including: CISSP, ISSAP, CEH, MCT, CCFP, and others. He has published 19 books, many of which are computer security textbooks used at universities around the world. His books are cited in scores of research papers, and in multiple Ph.D. dissertations. He also holds 6 patents. He conducts training in security for law enforcement, federal agencies, and friendly foreign governments. Easttom has been a speaker at the Harvard Computer Society, Columba University ACM Chapter, Southern Methodist University, University of Texas at Dallas, Takedown con, Hacker Halted, ISC2 congress, and other locations.
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  • Ian Schneller
    SVP, Global Information Security, Bank of America
    Ian Schneller currently serves as Senior Vice President of Global Information Security for Bank of America. Prior to joining Bank of America, he served as the Executive Director of Global Cyber Partnerships and Government Strategy at JPMorgan Chase where he led global cyber strategies to uplift cyber threat intelligence, cyber operations and sector crisis response capabilities. Schneller also served 24 years in the Department of Defense, including having led a multi-billion dollar mission charged with developing and operating advanced cyber capabilities for the Undersecretary of Defense, the DoD Chief Information Officer, and the Secretary of the Air Force.
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  • Joshua Corman
    Chief Security Officer at PTC and Fellow at the Atlantic Council
    In addition to having founded I am the Cavalry, a grassroots, not-for-profit cyber safety organization, Corman also serves as the director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center of International Security. He is also a member of the Department of Health and Human Services' Cybersecurity Task Force. Corman formerly served as chief technology officer for Sonatype, director of security intelligence for Akamai, and in senior research and strategy roles for The 451 Group and IBM Internet Security Systems.
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  • Ondrej Krehel
    Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics, LIFARS LLC
    Krehel is the Digital Forensic Lead, CEO & Founder of LIFARS LLC, an international cybersecurity and digital forensics firm, and the Captain at Cyber Team Six, an elite incident response team. He's the former CISO of Identity Theft 911, the nation's premier identity theft recovery and data breach management service. He previously conducted forensics investigations and cyber security consulting at Stroz Friedberg. With two decades of experience, he conducted a wide range of investigations including data breached through computer intrusions, theft of intellectual property, massive deletions, defragmentation, file carvings, anti-money laundering, financial fraud, mathematical modeling and computer hacking. Krehel's experience also includes working as the IT Security Technical Project Leader for the Loews Corporation, Fortune 100 in NYC, and as a computer analyst for the Slovakian government-owned utility company.
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  • Adnan Baykal
    Global Technical Advisor, Global Cyber Alliance
    Adnan Baykal is the Chief Technical Advisor and the Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for the Global Cyber Alliance, a not-for-profit organization who mission is to eliminate cyber risks around the globe. Before taking this role, Baykal served as Vice President of Operations at the Center for Internet Security (CIS), an internationally recognized not-for-profit organization that provides cybersecurity services and support to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments throughout the United States. He was charged with overseeing all technical incident response and forensic analysis activities for CIS and for the Multi-State Information-Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). Prior to this role, Baykal served as the Vice President of Security Services as well as the Director of the CIS Cybersecurity Emergency Response Team (CERT). As the Director of CIS CERT, he managed a highly select group of expertly skilled individuals responsible for providing rapid cybersecurity and incident response services to all state and local governments across the United States.
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  • Dr. Gulshan Rai
    Head, National Cyber Security Co-ordination Centre, Government of India
    Dr. Rai has over 25 years of experience in different areas of Information Technology which include Cyber Security, e-Governance, Legal Framework and the Information Technology Act for e-commerce, and several related fields. At present, Dr. Rai is the National CyberSecurity Coordinator, Government of India. Prior to this he was Director General, CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) and Group Coordinator of E-Security and Cyber Law Division in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. He has also been an Executive Director, ERNET India for over 7 years and was instrumental in setting up of the first large scale education and research network in close collaboration with the leading educational and research institutions in the country. Dr. Rai holds a doctoral degree as well as an M Tech, and his work in the area of evolving legal framework to address issues arising out of cyberspace has resulted in India's Technology Act and recent amendments in the Act. Dr. Rai has been working since 1998 in the area of evolving legal framework to address issues arising out of cyberspace. His sustained efforts in the area has resulted in second Technology Legislation in the History of India i.e. Information Technology Act and recent amendments in the Act. Dr. Rai is particularly focused on developing security capabilities in the country through increased security education programs. He has initiated several programs in this area with industry and educational institutions. He has enhanced the security of government infrastructure through an effective security framework that prescribes standards, and audits by a panel of independent auditors.
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  • Elayne Starkey
    Chief Security Officer, State of Delaware
    Starkey, working out of the Department of Technology and Information, is responsible for the enterprise-wide protection of information assets from high consequence events, including cyber and physical terrorism and natural disasters. She chairs the Delaware Information Security Officer Team and is a member of the Governor's Homeland Security Council. She previously served as the chief technology officer at DTI and the CIO for the Delaware Department of Public Safety.
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  • Mark Eggelston
    VP, CISO and CPO, Health Partners Plans
    Mark Eggelston currently serves as Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Privacy Officer at a leading Philadelphia HMO. In that capacity, he leads the maturation of various security technologies and privacy initiatives and manages a business continuity and disaster recovery program. Eggleston started his professional career serving as a Program Manager and Psychotherapist at a hospital serving children and adolescents. Later, he helped develop a HIPAA privacy and security compliance program for a geographically dispersed health care provider organization and later, a local health plan before moving to his current role.
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  • Ruth Promislow
    Partner, Commercial Litigation, Fraud and Cybersecurity Practice, Bennett Jones LLP, Toronto
    Ruth Promislow practices commercial litigation with a strong focus on commercial crime, including cybersecurity, Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, employee fraud and anti-money laundering. She has extensive experience with recovery issues relating to commercial crime, including receiverships, tracing, freezing and recovering proceeds of crime. Promislow oversees and conducts internal investigations for clients, working with internal and external auditors and works with clients to develop and implement comprehensive and effective action plans following a cybersecurity or other fraudulent attack, and also advises on steps to prevent against such attacks.
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  • Christopher Carr
    Attorney General, State of Georgia
    Carr was sworn into office as Georgia's 54th Attorney General on November 1, 2016. Governor Nathan Deal appointed Carr as Attorney General to fill a vacancy created by the departure of former Attorney General Sam Olens to become president of Kennesaw State University. Carr serves on Georgia's Judicial Nominating Commission, the body charged with reviewing and recommending judicial appointments. He was appointed to the Commission in 2011 by Governor Deal. To date, the Commission has filled more than 100 judicial vacancies statewide. He is also on the Board of Advisors for the Atlanta Lawyers Division of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Carr previously served as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) under Governor Deal from November 2013 to November 2016. As Commissioner, Carr led the state agency responsible for creating jobs and investment in Georgia through business recruitment, retention and expansion, international trade and tourism, as well as the arts, film and music industries.
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  • Matt Kraning
    CTO & Co-Founder, Qadium
    Matt Kraning is an expert in large-scale optimization, distributed sensing, and machine learning algorithms run on massively parallel systems. Prior to co-founding Qadium, Kraning worked for DARPA, which included a deployment to Afghanistan. He holds PhD and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Bachelor's degree in Physics, all from Stanford University.
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  • Sharon Anolik
    President, Privacy Panacea
    Anolik, is President and Founder of Privacy Panacea, a boutique firm delivering strategic privacy solutions, and is a seasoned executive with over 15 years of privacy experience. Sharon was VP and Global Privacy Risk and Strategy Leader for FORTUNE 14 McKesson, building its first global privacy program; Chief Privacy Official and Director of Corporate Compliance and Ethics for Blue Shield of California; and Chief Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel for Ask Jeeves. A frequent industry speaker, Sharon serves on the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee; the Compliance, Privacy, and Audit Committee of El Camino Hospital's Board of Directors; the Future of Privacy Forum's Advisory Board; and several other advisory boards. Sharon is the co-inventor of a privacy indicator method patent (pending).
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  • Rivka Gewirtz
    Director of Product Marketing, Fraud and Authentication Management, NICE Actimize
    <p>Rivka is the director of product marketing in the fraud and authentication management business at NICE Actimize, leading strategy and go-to-market. Rivka has extensive experience as a journalist and analyst covering the payments, fintech and telecommunications industries.</p>
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  • Seb Agertoft
    Product Manager for Trust and Safety, Gumtree
    Seb Agertoft is the Product Manager for Trust and Safety at Gumtree (part of the eBay Classifieds Group), the UK's largest online classifieds site. Agertoft is a specialist in creating high-growth digital products, with previous experience in Fintech and Big Data platforms. He now focuses on creating a delightful, trusted and safe experience for Gumtree users, leading the product in areas such as moderation, on-platform communication, account security and facilitating face to face transactions.
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  • Ravikiran Avvaru
    CISO, Toyota Kirloskar
    RaviKiran Avvaru currently serves as CISO at Toyota India. Prior to being named CISO, he was Head of Information Security and Compliance at Toyota Motor. Prior to joining Toyota, Avvaru was Head of Security and Compliance at ABB, and Deputy Manager, Information Systems Department at Bombay Stock Exchange Limited. .
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  • Mike Fowler
    Vice President, Professional Services, DF Labs
    As a former Police Detective and U.S. Air Force veteran, Mike Fowler has over two decades leading teams in the fields of cyber security, forensic investigations and instruction in both a Corporate and Law Enforcement environment. Currently serving as DF Labs' Vice President of Professional Services, he is responsible for leading the services team's expansion into the United States in support of the industry leading "IncMan", a collaborative security orchestration and automated response platform for the management and response to security incidents,
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  • Jim Harvey
    Technology and Privacy Group, co-chairs the firm's Privacy & Security Task Force, Alston & Bird
    Harvey's practice involves board-level and enterprise-wide issues at the intersection of global cybersecurity, privacy, technology and data initiatives. Given his decades-long experience in the technology space, Harvey was one of the first lawyers in the United States to focus on the criticality of privacy and data management issues for global corporations. This immersion in technology and data matters motivated Harvey to found both the firm's Privacy & Security task force and the firm's Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response Team, well before other firms realized these issues faced their clients. Today, Harvey and these teams assist multinational clients from a wide array of industries with a full spectrum of cyber, privacy and technology issues, adversarial matters and transactions, including everything from preparing companies and their boards for cybersecurity risks, responding to network intrusion and other security incidents, collecting, storing, processing and monetizing personal and corporate data around the globe, and acquiring technology and services in today's networked world.
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  • Sethu S Raman
    CRO, MphasiS
    Sethu S Raman is a Senior Risk Management Professional with 23 years of Strategic and Operational Risk experience in Financial & IT Sectors, and across different geographies. Managing risk in its manifold manifestation and converting risk into an opportunity is his motto. Presently he is the Chief Risk Officer at Mphasis and has a global responsibility. As a CRO he has pioneered the implementation of the ERM framework and has elevated risk discussion to the board level. Apart from managing the key risks, he has also ensured that a risk culture is embedded within the organization. Prior to this he has been with CSC, Reserve Bank of India and is a veteran from Indian Army. In addition to few assignments in US and Australia, Sethu has been a guest faculty to some of the renowned training institutions. He has been the Program Director of ISACA-Hyderabad Chapter in the past and is presently the Chairperson of ASIS - Bangalore Chapter.
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  • Bill Murphy
    SVP Chief Risk Officer, Fidelity Bank of Florida
    Murphy started his banking career in 1973 at Southeast Bank N.A.. After 12 years with Southeast Bank N.A. he left to become one of the founding officers of United American bank where he was the SVP in charge of the Maitland Office and the Deposit Operations for the bank. After spending 10 years with United American Bank he left and went to work for First National bank of Central Florida. Having spent 13 years with First National Bank of Central Florida and turning around the Deposit Operations into a well run department that received excellent audit ratings from both the banks external auditors and the OCC. During the last 6 years he was at the bank the IT Department/AML/BSA received excellent ratings from the OCC. In 2012 Murphy accepted a position with Fidelity Bank of Florida N.A. where he is currently the SVP with responsibility for Deposit Operations, IT, Security, Information Security, Bank Secrecy Act and Enterprise Risk Management. While at the bank Bill has become a certified BSA Officer and also recently completed training to be a Intelligence Liaison Officer with the Central Florida Fusion Center.
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  • Aaron Sherman
    Senior Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence, Braintrace
    Aaron Sherman currently serves as Senior Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Braintrace. Bringing nearly 15 years of cyber threat detection and neutralization success for the U.S. government, Sherman most recently held the position as Cyber Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Washington, DC and Salt Lake City Field Offices. While at the FBI, Sherman responded to and investigated cyber intrusions and data breaches perpetrated by Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors originating from China and elsewhere. Prior to that role, he was a Counterintelligence Special Agent in the US Army, where he conducted intelligence operations to detect, identify and neutralize threats to the United States military. Sherman has successfully led investigations into criminal cyber intrusions, data breaches, denial of service attacks, ransomware, botnets, business email compromise, identity theft, insider threats, dark web criminal services, account takeovers and payment card fraud. As a leading authority on emerging threats, he has implemented new methodologies for targeting and monitoring cybercriminals on the dark and deep web. His efforts have resulted in the detection and disruption of numerous cybercriminal campaigns targeting US organizations.
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  • Carson Sweet
    Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, CloudPassage
    As founding CEO, Carson led the team that created Halo, the patented security platform that changes the way enterprises achieve infrastructure protection and compliance. Carson's information security career spans three decades and includes a broad range of entrepreneurial, management and hands-on technology experience. Carson and his teams have created groundbreaking security solutions across a range of industries and public sectors, with heavy a focus on including financial services, federal government and high-tech. Carson concentrates on long-term product, technology and business strategy as CloudPassage expands market share through existing and emerging cloud security solutions. He also serves as chairman of the CloudPassage board of directors.
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  • Asif Effendi
    Director of Security, GE Oil & Gas - Digital
    Asif Effendi currently serves as Director of Security for GE Oil & Gas, responsible for defining security standards on the digital IoT platform, designing and architecting the security for the shared and private cloud platforms as well as security governance across the information security spectrum. Prior to joining GE, Effendi was Director of Cybersecurity for CHRISTUS Health focused on security auditing and risk management. His cybersecurity experience includes his time at ExxonMobile, Citi, Pepsico, CVS and Deloitte and Touche.
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  • Mark Sullivan
    Head, Fraud Risk Programs, Interac Association, Acxsys Corporation
    Sullivan served as a Specialist Operations Detective at New Scotland Yard following which he worked for a "Top 5" Canadian Financial institution, applying expert risk knowledge across a range of financial products in both domestic and international markets. Sullivan joined Interac Assoc/Acxsys Corp in 2010 and, alongside other roles, is responsible for fraud risk mitigation programs as well as being the contact point for global risk professionals and international law enforcement. He is the Co-Chair of the Private Sector Liaison Committee (of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police). He is also a Certified Master Facilitator and Board Member of the International Institute for Facilitation. *Interac is Canada's only domestically run, coast-to-coast debit payment network. Acxsys Corporation specializes in the development and operation of payment innovation, including Interac e-Transfer, Interac Online and Cross Border Debit.
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  • Balsing Rajput
    Superintendent of Police, Cyber Division, Maharashtra Police
    Balsing Rajput currently serves as Superintendent of Police, Cyber Division, of the Maharashtra Police. Throughout his career, he has taken an avid interest in cybersecurity both in the public and private sectors. He is a sought-after resource on cybersecurity matters and is a frequent public speaker.
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  • Krishna Sastry Pendyala
    Exec. Dir., Cyber Security Incident Response & Digital Forensic Service, PwC
    Mr Krishna Sastry Pendyala currently serves as Executive Director, Advisory, Forensic Technology Services, PwC India. His prior experience includes Global Head, Fraud Management & Digital Forensics for Tata Consultancy Services, 23 years with Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India as Forensic Scientist and handled a large number of Cyber Investigations of national and international importance. Sasty's core area of expertise includes off-line & online Digital Forensic investigations, Cyber security breach investigation, Incident response Management, Malware analysis and e-discovery. Through INTERPOL General Secretariat, Lyons & national central bureau (INTERPOL) India, Sastry as a subject matter expert trained Law Enforcement officials of more than 95 countries in Asia, Africa and Pacific regions in Electronic Fraud & cyber-crime investigations and Digital Forensics.
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  • Vinit Goenka
    Member Governing Council, CRIS - Center for Railway Information System, Organisation Under Ministry of Railways
    Vinit Goenka currently serves as a member of the Governing Council, CRIS - Center for Railway Information System Organisation Under Ministry of Railways. He is an active politician with expertise in the field of Information Technology, Transportation & Infrastructure and Agriculture. He is a Member of the Task force IT in the Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways and Shipping, Government of India where he works on the several nationwide IT initiatives in the context of Minimum Government Maximum Governance. Goenka has served the BJP as its National Co-convener of the BJP central IT Cell where he spearheaded the Digital Strategy of the party in the run up to the general elections of 2014 & various other elections since 2006. His contribution in the land slide victory of the BJP has been widely recognized by various sections of the party, media and the society.
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  • Jim McClymont
    Account Director, WinMagic
    Having worked in a large Fortune 500 company as well as in small start-ups, McClymont has an eclectic background in sales, business development, client relationship building, account management, and finance. He has now worked for 20 months with WinMagic as an Account Director managing accounts above $1 Billion in annual revenue. In his past he has directed, analyzed, and helped sell investment projects over the past fifteen years. McClymont's relationship building skill set was refined early in his career in IT audit/risk management, which involved daily client interaction as well as consistent communication with upper management to find solutions to process issues. This skill set was further developed by selling business strategies, management concepts, and capital raises to management teams and investors. This wide spectrum of experience scattered across multiple asset classes and entities has developed not only his business acumen, but his ability to relate to varying personalities and ultimately manage company relationships in times of success and failure.
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  • Dan Hoffman
    Global Director of Solutions Architects, Agari
    Hoffman, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, is Agari's global director of solutions architects. He is the author of two security books and holds numerous security patents. He also is the former CTO and head of SMobile's Global Threat Center mobile device security research facility,and he's the author of the attack scenario for Cybershockwave, the simulated attack against the U.S. infrastructure.
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  • Ashutosh Jain
    CISO, Axis Bank
    Jain is CISO with Axis Bank. He provides strategic direction and delivers cyber security, information risk and security governance at Axis Bank, including eight international branches. His earlier career has spanned across the following organizations: Barclays Bank, where he headed multiple roles for technology risk, information risk for India and emerging markets, a cluster of 14 countries across Asia and Africa; Nomura India, where he headed the technology governance, global IT security operations, global IT security engineering and Asia technology risk teams for the global investment bank, based out of India; AXA Business Services, where he managed enterprise risk as CISO; Bank of America, where he established the technology audit function for South Asia, and was responsible for bank audits in the South Asia and Far East Region; PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was responsible for operations and systems risk management services for various engagements in business process controls, application reviews and IS security. He has been a consistent technology and information risk specialist for past 19 years, becoming a practical problem solver, lateral thinker, and adaptive communicator. Jain's core competencies include business process controls, applications risks, technology infrastructure risks, business continuity and disaster recovery risks, technology audits and identity and access management controls, technology forensics and investigations. Jain is a CISA and PDGM - information systems & finance.
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  • Manish Kumar
    Managing Director & CEO, National Skill Development Corp.
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  • Iliana Peters
    Acting Deputy Director of Health Information Privacy at the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights
    Iliana Peters currently serves as the Acting Deputy Director of Health Information Privacy at the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights. In this role, she is the national lead for OCR enforcement of the HIPAA Rules, and works closely with OCR's ten regional offices to promote compliance with and enforcement of the HIPAA Rules. Additionally, Peters supports many other OCR policy and outreach initiatives, including rule-makings, compliance initiatives with other federal agencies, and training, including of the State Attorneys General. Prior to joining the team in D.C., she worked as an investigator in Region VI in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining OCR, Peters worked in private practice in Texas.
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  • Joey Johnson
    CISO, Premise Health
    Johnson, CISO of Premise Health, Brentwood, Tenn., has more than 15 years of cybersecurity experience. Premise Health was formed as a result of the merger of Take Care Employer Solutions - a former subsidiary of Walgreen Co. - and CHS Health Services. Johnson formerly served as chief security officer for the U.S. Department of Commerce - Office of Computer Services, and held various security and network architecture roles leading the design and implementation of complex enterprise networks for airports, hospitals, universities and federal agencies.
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  • Christos Dimitriadis
    VP, ISACA International
    Dimitriadis is the head of information security at INTRALOT GROUP, a Greece-based multinational supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, where he manages information security in more than 50 countries in all continents. He has worked in information security for more than 12 years and has authored 80 security-related publications. He has provided information security services to the International Telecommunication Union, European Commission Directorate Generals, European Ministries and international organizations, as well as business consulting services to entrepreneurial companies. He is chair of ISACA's COBIT Security Task Force and has served as chair of ISACA's External Relations Committee and member of the Relations Board, Academic Relations Committee, ISACA Journal Editorial Committee and Business Model for Information Security Work Group.
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  • Andrew Case
    Core Developer, Volatility Foundation
    Case is a senior incident response handler and malware analyst. He has conducted numerous large-scale investigations that span enterprises and industries. Case's previous experience includes penetration tests, source code audits, and binary analysis. Case is the co-developer of Registry Decoder, a National Institute of Justice funded forensics application, as well as a developer on the Volatility memory analysis framework. He is a co-author of the highly popular and technical forensics analysis book "The Art of Memory Forensics: Detecting Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac Memory". He has delivered trainings in the fields of digital forensics and incident response to a number of private and public organizations as well as at industry conferences. Case's primary research focus is physical memory analysis, and he has published a number of peer-reviewed papers in the field.
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  • Brian Varine
    Chief, Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC), US Dept. of Justice - Criminal Division
    Varine is currently the chief for the Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC), US Dept. of Justice - Criminal Division. Prior to this role, he was director of cyber incident management for the Joint Cyber Security Coordination Center (JC3) at the US Department of Energy where he managed the operation of the JC3, which is the focal point for all cyber security information within the department. He also lead the deployment of Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) within the department making the Department of Energy the first federal agency able to utilize classified intelligence data on unclassified networks.
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  • Garet J. Moravec
    Former Head of Airborne Platform Systems Cyber Security, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
    <p>As former head of Airborne Platform Systems Cyber Security at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Moravec is frequently called upon to speak as a subject matter expert on cybersecurity and information technology. Moravec currently serves as an independent consultant advising private- and public-sector customers on innovation and client business strategies. In his role at Lockheed, he oversaw collaborative science and technology teams that provided cybersecurity and engineering support for airborne processors and product development of key military aviation platforms such as the F-35, F-22, and F-16.</p>
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  • Al Pascual
    SVP, Research Director Head of Fraud & Security, Javelin Strategy and Research
    As SVP of Research, Al Pascual leads Javelin's Advisory Services and Custom Research businesses. He provides clients actionable insights on a variety of fraud and security issues, acts as a partner in developing strategies for managing risk, and identifies and raises awareness of future threats and solutions. He researches a range of topics, including the applicability of biometrics in banking and payments, the effect of data breaches on the integrity of consumer identities, the relationship between identity fraud and loyalty, and the best methods for securing payment data and transactions. Pascual has presented findings from Javelin's rigorous, industry-leading research at conferences around the world, including BAI, CARTES, Money20/20, NACHA and RSA. He has also provided commentary on fraud and security issues to American Banker, Bloomberg, CNNMoney, Fox Business, Reuters, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Wired. Previously Pascual held risk management roles at HSBC, Goldman Sachs, and FIS. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, and the Federal Reserve Secure Payments Task Force.
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  • Brian Engle
    Founder and CEO, Riskceptional Strategies
    Brian Engle is the Founder and CEO of Riskceptional Strategies, a consulting partner focused on enabling the development of successful strategies for implementing, operating, and evolving risk-based cybersecurity programs. In addition to consulting independently, Engle is also currently teamed up with CyberDefenses, a Texas-based cybersecurity service provider to lead Fractional CISO services to their dynamic and growing client base with strategic advisory services, information security program assessment, and cybersecurity program maturity evolution. Prior to founding Riskceptional, he was the Executive Director of the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the nonprofit organization established to support the retail and commercial services industries as the Information Sharing and Analysis Center for the retail industry, providing leadership of the organization from its inception to a sustained successful organization enabling cybersecurity threat sharing for a growing membership of global retail and consumer products/goods/services companies. His earlier experience includes serving as CISO and Cybersecurity Coordinator for the State of Texas, CISO for Texas Health and Human Services Commission, CISO for Temple-Inland, Manager of Information Security Assurance for Guaranty Bank, and Senior Information Security Analyst for Silicon Laboratories. Brian has been a professional within Information Security and Information Technology for over 25 years, and serves as a past president and Lifetime Board of Directors member of the ISSA Capitol of Texas Chapter.
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  • K. K. Mookhey
    Founder & CEO, NII Consulting
    Mookhey is the principal consultant and founder at Network Intelligence as well as the founder of The Institute of Information Security. He is a distinguished expert in the field of IT governance, information risk management, forensic fraud investigations, compliance and business continuity, internationally. He has more than a decade of experience in the field, and some of his clients include the Indian Navy, the United Nations, Abu Dhabi & Dubai Stock Exchanges, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Saudi Telecom, Capgemini, BNP Paribas and the Mumbai Crime Branch, among others.
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  • Shrenik Bhayani
    General Manager, South Asia, Kaspersky Lab
    Shrenik Bhayani currently serves as General Manager for South Asia at Kaspersky Lab. His nearly 20 years of experience comes from upper management positions at Unify and Avaya, among others.
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  • Richard T. Jacobs
    Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Cyber Branch, FBI NY
    Jacobs is the Assistant Special Agent in-Charge of the Cyber Branch in the FBI's New York Office. The branch investigates national security and criminal cyber matters and responds to cyber incidents in the New York metropolitan area. In 2014, Mr. Jacobs helped establish the Financial Cyber Crimes Task Force, a multi-agency initiative targeting cyber crime and technology-based fraud schemes.Following graduation from the FBI Academy in 1999, Mr. Jacobs was assigned to New York where he investigated a variety of securities fraud matters. From 2002 to 2005 he played the role of a corrupt stock broker in a market manipulation undercover operation which resulted in the conviction of 49 individuals. In June 2010, he was selected to lead a Manhattan-based securities fraud unit which handled the Bernard L. Madoff and Galleon Group insider trading investigations. He was named Assistant Special Agent in-Charge in October 2014. Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Jacobs was a Risk Manager on Wall Street.
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  • Adam Greene
    former Regulator, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    Greene is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Davis Wright Tremaine and co-chair of its Health Information Group. He primarily counsels health care providers, technology companies, and financial institutions on compliance with the HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification rules. Previously, Greene was a regulator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he played a fundamental role in administering and enforcing the HIPAA rules. At HHS, he was responsible for determining how HIPAA rules apply to new and emerging health information technologies and was instrumental in the development of the current HIPAA enforcement process. Greene is the Chair of the HIMSS Cloud Security Workgroup and is a frequent speaker and author on health information privacy and security issues.
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  • Gray Taylor
    Executive Director, Conexxus
    Taylor grew up in the convenience store industry. In the family business of 87 stores, Gray gained experience in all phases of convenience store and chain retail operations. Taylor has been involved on a variety of projects, including heading global product management for three of the world's largest retail petroleum equipment and systems suppliers and Vice President of Research & Technology for the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). He managed product portfolios that included payment platforms for EMV migration markets from Malaysia to Canada, as well as mobile/RFID payments initiatives. Gray also established NACS' card payments program and currently serves over 1,500 stores, doing 100m transactions annually. Taylor is currently consulting with NACS (www.nacsonline.com) on card payment policy and serves as Executive Director for Conexxus (www.conexxus.org), a Washington-based non-profit focused on interoperability, card payment policy and data security issues.
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  • Jayesh Ranjan IAS
    Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department, Government of Telangana
    Jayesh Ranjan is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of the 1992 batch and working in the state of Telangana. He has done international consultancy assignments for the World Bank, UN-ESCAP, Sedatu project of Mexico, and for international NGOs working for Youth Issues like YES, Inc of the USA and NMC from Italy. He is a part of the National Pool of Trainers in Leadership constituted by the Government of India, and is involved in training and mentoring newly recruited Civil Servants. Ranjan is the Principal Secretary of the Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments of the Telangana government. His assignment involves developing policy frameworks, attracting new investments, identifying opportunities of utilizing IT in various government processes, and promoting digital empowerment of the citizens.
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  • Brian Hussey
    VP of Cyber Threat Detection & Response, Trustwave
    Brian Hussey currently serves as VP of Cyber Threat Detection & Response for Trustwave. Prior to his current position, he was responsible for leading the Global Incident Response and Readiness team of Trustwave, managing stakeholder relationships. His vast experience in computer forensics and cybercrime investigation includes leading an FBI advanced analysis unit tasked with computer forensics for major crimes, network intrusions, malware analysis, counter-terror and counter-intelligence cyber investigations. Hussey was the primary designer of the FBI's advanced technical analysis training for network intrusion and malware analysis. He has delivered this training for special agents in FBI field offices across the United States, as well as internationally for cyber units within police forces in Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Japan, Germany, Moldova and others.
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  • Vesta Matveeva
    Principal Digital Forensics Expert, Group-IB
    Vesta Matveeva is an acting digital forensics expert, specializing in computer crime investigations, digital research, forensic investigation, and incident response. She has the experience of working closely with both local and global law enforcement agencies to do research and collect digital evidence that would help to find cybercriminals and bring them to justice. Matveeva is also an author and co-author of multiple scientific articles, training courses, computer forensics teaching methods, and cybersecurity tips.
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  • Kay Lam-MacLeod
    Principal, Idealaw
    Kay Lam-Macleod has been practising IT law for more than 15 years. Currently, she advises start-ups and SMEs offering IT-related services in a variety of industries on the commercialisation and exploitation of technology, the protection of IP, the IP-related aspects of major projects and transactions, and related areas such as confidentiality, privacy and data protection regulation. She also assists clients with the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of a range of technology-related agreements, such as licensing, development, and collaboration agreements.
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  • Diwakar Dayal
    Managing Director, Tenable
    Diwakar Dayal currently serves as the Managing Director and Country Manager for Tenable's India & SAARC Business region. He is responsible for developing and executing Tenable's growth strategy for the region, creating a strong foundation of partnerships with customers and key partners to expand the Cyber Exposure company's presence in the security market across India & SAARC. Dayal has over 20 years of experience in the IT and security industry, leading high growth security businesses, focusing on advanced technology solutions & services in cyber security and networking. Prior to joining Tenable, he held various positions at Cisco for over eight years building a strong security sales team in India and also leading the security channel sales team across Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater china based out of Singapore for over 4 years. Diwakar also worked in Juniper leading their Advanced technology portfolio while creating Juniper's entry into Indian FSI market. Prior to that he spent time at Dimension Data, Wipro and Sify, driving the security consulting, solutions and integration business.
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  • Arkajyoti Dutta
    Senior Manager, Engineering - Application & Security, Ixia
    Dutta is a veteran in security engineering and has been working with Ixia for over a decade. He is spearheading technology engineering for innovative, cutting-edge security solutions. Dutta leads a team of several engineers who are responsible for inventing the BreakingPoint virtual appliance.
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  • Jeremy Grant
    former Sr. Executive Advisor NIST; Managing Director, The Chertoff Group
    Grant is a managing director at The Chertoff Group, where he works with the Firm's clientele to develop growth strategies, identify market solutions and advise on policy impacts across the information technology and cybersecurity and government services. In this role, Grant utilizes his diverse background and deep understanding of business, technical and policy issues around identity, privacy and cybersecurity, having served in a range of leadership positions spanning government and industry. Prior to joining The Chertoff Group, Grant established and led the National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), the first new cybersecurity program launched by the Obama administration. Housed in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Grant led the administration's activities across private and public sectors to drive a marketplace of more secure, privacy-enhancing identity solutions for online services.
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  • Leslie Sistla
    Dir. of Technology Strategy - Worldwide Health Industry, Microsoft
    Sistla brings over 20 years of industry experience to her role as the Director of Technology Strategy and Health-CISO for Worldwide Health at Microsoft Corp. She has two key responsibilities. First, helping health customer and partners worldwide address privacy, security (including cyber security) and regulatory compliance requirements on the Microsoft platform. The second is representing Microsoft at interoperability standards development organizations like HL7 and IHE. Both responsibilities are focused to help drive innovation in health by translating market needs to influencing product road maps and platform enablers. Sistla is responsible for guiding the evolution of a growing ecosystem of enterprise solutions spanning a wide range of integrated health management systems, cloud, mobile, IoT, and service lifecycle management/delivery in collaboration with customers, partners, industry organizations, and Microsoft product groups. Prior to joining Microsoft Corp in 2000, she held various technology roles with large ISVs, including Oracle Corp and McKesson (HBOC).
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  • Jon Clay
    Director, Global Threat Communications, Trend Micro
    Clay is the director of global threat communications for Trend Micro's core technology and threat marketing. He is responsible for managing content creation, marketing messages and training. He is a public speaker for all of the different core technologies within Trend Micro, as well as threat research and intelligence. Clay has been with Trend Micro for 17 years and has held roles such as sales engineer, sales engineering manager, training manager and product marketing manager for SMB prior to taking over this role within global marketing. He has a background in electrical engineering with emphasis in computer engineering and has been working in the technology industry for more than 26 years. This experience has given him an excellent technical background and understanding of the security requirements of businesses, as well as an excellent understanding of the threat landscape.
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  • Balaji Venketeshwar
    Executive Director - Cybersecurity Engineering, PwC
    Venketeshwar is a cyber risk management business executive and a passionate cybersecurity researcher with more than 20 years of experience, and possesses knowledge in all aspects of Banking Risk & Information Security architecting. Currently, he director- special technical operation on a confidential project. In his last assignment, he has worked as executive director- cybersecurity for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and worked on India's largest cyber defense project as key architect & designer. Venketeshwar is an innovative problem-solver with the proven ability to drive results, develop and manage large teams, and consistently exceed business objectives. He has innovated multiple solutions and created de-novo framework to raise the bar of information security control. He has filed two global patents and a 'trade secret' in information security domain in last six years. Venkateshwar has also worked for State Bank of India, Wipro as head of risk management & compliance, Bank of America as VP (global information security) for Global Delivery Center & CISO (India) and Secure Matrix. He is an academician and a thought leader who has contributed in creating awareness on secure use of digital network world & social network for over 10,000 students across schools in the country. In his current profile, he leads a team of super specialists in cyber security to evangelize cybersecurity education in India's engineering institutions across country and help create a million cyber army for India in next five years.
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  • Michael Lynch
    Chief Strategy Officer, InAuth
    Michael Lynch serves as Chief Strategy Officer, where he leads InAuth's new products strategy and develops key domestic and international partnerships. Lynch brings two decades of experience in key roles within financial services, consulting, and Fortune 500 companies, specializing in security and technology leadership. Prior to joining InAuth, Lynch served as a Senior Vice President for Bank of America, responsible for Authentication Strategy. He served at Bank of America for 14 years in various leadership positions within technology, customer protection, and online and mobile security strategy roles.
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  • Robert Falzon
    Director, Americas International Engineering, Check Point Software
    Robert Falzon is currently the Director Of Field Engineering, Americas International for Check Point Software Technologies Inc., worldwide leader in securing the internet. Over his nearly 20 years in technical roles, he has provided his expertise and security training to private and public sector customers all over the world, with experience living and working in Canada, Europe and the Middle East and Latin America. Prior to joining Check Point, Falzon held leadership and technical roles at EDS and Nokia.
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  • Camelia Lopez
    Assistant US Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Texas
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  • Brian Lancaster
    VP of IT and CIO, University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Brian Lancaster currently serves as Vice President of IT and CIO at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A healthcare technology executive with over 20 years of experience, he provides vision, direction, coordination and oversight of the delivery of the highest quality information technology to the enterprise. Technology that is critical to deliver upon Nebraska Medicine and UNMC's shared mission statement to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. Lancaster joined Nebraska Medicine in 2015 and during his tenure at Nebraska Medicine, he has lead the enterprise's technology strategy to achieve HIMSS Level 7 in 2015, as well as led the organization to be awarded the 2017 Most Wired award and the 2017 HIMSS Enterprise Davies award. Prior to joining Nebraska Medicine, he was employed by Cerner Corporation where he was the executive over the product and business strategies for Cerner's Electronic Medical Record and Population Health product lines. Lancaster is a recognized innovator with 7 inventions awarded patents and an additional 12 inventions awaiting patent approval.
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  • Scott Swantner
    Director of Global Security - Western Union Digital Ventures, Western Union
    Swantner coordinates the San Francisco Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force and has been assigned to the San Francisco Field Office's Electronic Crimes Squad, Bay Area Identity Theft Strike Force and the Counterfeit Currency Squad of the U.S. Secret Service for the past seven years. Special Agent Swantner has conducted numerous investigations to include data breaches related to fraud, identity theft, access device fraud, check fraud, wire fraud and counterfeit currency. The Electronic Crimes Task Force is a 1000 member strong partnership between government, private industry and academia to combat electronic crime and help secure our nations critical infrastructure. Special Agent Swantner is also a certified computer and mobile device forensic examiner trained by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Special Agent Swantner is also trained to conduct audits and technical assessments of networked critical infrastructure and utilities to support Secret Service protective visits, events and venues through its Critical System Protection Program. Prior to joining the Secret Service, Special Agent Swantner was a U.S. Marine Officer for eight years.
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  • Christopher Kloes
    Head of Sales and Business Development, Security, Unisys
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  • Gerrit Lansing
    Chief Architect, CyberArk
    As Chief Architect, Lansing's main mission is to architect, standardize, and promote solutions with CyberArk's core products and new strategic directions. Lansing and his team will also support CyberArk's goals as public ambassadors, and advise and collaborate throughout the CyberArk team.
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  • Jayant Saran
    Senior Director - Forensic, Financial Advisory, Deloitte in India
    Saran is a Senior Director and the National Leader for Forensic Technology at Deloitte in India. He has over 15 years of experience in Investigations, Anti-bribery and corruption, forensic technology and regulatory compliance. He has worked across industry sectors with primary focus on IT/ITES, consumer markets and manufacturing industries. Saran has assisted clients with has assisted companies with matters related to cybercrime, bribery and corruption investigations, litigation support through e-discovery, dispute resolution and responding to regulatory enquiries.
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  • Nathaniel Gleicher
    Head of Cybersecurity Policy, Facebook; formerly Director for Cybersecurity Policy, National Security Council at the White House
    Nathaniel Gleicher currently serves as the first Head of Cybersecurity Policy at Facebook. Most notably in his prior work experiencne, he investigated and prosecuted domestic and international cybercrime at the U.S. Department of Justice, advised the South Korean government on technology policy, and served as director for cybersecurity policy on the National Security Council at the White House.
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  • Tim Barnett
    CTO, Bluefin Payment Systems
    <p>Tim serves as CTO of Bluefin Payments Systems, the first North-American based company to receive PCI validation for a Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution in March 2014. Tim brings over 24 years of information technology and operational experience in the financial service industry to Bluefin where manages all aspects of IT and technology patents for the company. Prior to joining Bluefin, Tim served as CTO of Acculynk, CIO of Pay By Touch Payment Solutions, and CIO/CTO of NOVA Information Systems. Tim spent 10 years with the National Security Agency as a Certified Cryptologic Engineer and while at Bluefin, has received multiple patent awards. Tim graduated with his Masters in CIS from Boston University and a Bachelors of Engineering from Vanderbilt University.</p>
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  • Jim Apger
    Sr Security Architect, Splunk
    Apger, a 20-year veteran of the tech industry is a member of the Global Security Specialists team at Splunk. His digital hardware and software background paved a path for him to spend nearly 10 years as an innovator in the network intrusion prevention space. Before joining Splunk as a security architect in 2014, Apger worked in the fields of web fraud detection, anti-money laundering, security information/event management, security operations and cyber threat intelligence.
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  • Polly Ralph
    Barrister and Solicitor, UK Data Protection Strategy, Legal and Compliance Services, PwC
    Polly Ralph currently serves as a Senior Manager in PwC's Cyber Security & Data Protection team. She was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor (High Court of New Zealand) in 2006. Having worked exclusively in data protection/privacy roles since 2004, she started her career at the NZ Privacy Commission, investigating data privacy complaints and breaches, and preparing cases for tribunal proceedings. Ralph then joined the Legal team at NZ Police as a privacy specialist, responsible for providing in-house advice on a broad range of privacy issues. Following her move to the UK, she spent four years in the BBC's Legal team as a data protection specialist, where she was responsible for providing advice on the legal, policy and compliance data protection issues impacting the BBC. She then moved on to the Domestic & General Insurance Group, where she was the Group's lead for data protection & privacy matters across its UK and International operations.
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  • Robert Mills
    Regional Director - US & Canada, Information Security Forum (ISF)
    Robert Mills currently serves as Regional Director for the Information Security Forum, an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in information security and risk management. In his current role, he is tasked with advising organizations on how to develop and embed best practice cyber resilience to address the cyber security challenges they are facing.
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  • Rik Van Bruggen
    Regional Vice President, Neo4j
    Currently serving as vice president, Rik Van Bruggen has been working with the world's leading graph database, Neo4j for the past five years. Drawing on his prior experience at Courion Corp. and Imprivata, Van Bruggen's passion for technology has led him to run the <i>Graphistania Podcast</i> which focuses on the importance of relational data to technical problem resolution.
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  • Ariel Shuper
    Cloud and Network Security Product Manager, Check Point
    Ariel Shuper is a Principal Product Manager in Check Point of healthcare security solutions. In this role, he is responsible for addressing the healthcare-specific security needs within the company's solutions portfolio. In his previous role, Shuper was responsible for the company's Cloud security offering and its launch of security gateways. Prior to joining Check Point, he led the product-management teams at other technology companies, such as Mellanox and Celtro (now Optier).
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  • Steve Durbin
    Managing Director, Information Security Forum
    Steve Durbin currently serves as Managing Director of the Information Security Forum (ISF) a not-for-profit information security trade body that seeks to develop best practice IT security methodologies for its diverse membership, consisting of banks, technology firm, mobile network operators and others. His main areas of focus include strategy, information technology, cyber security and the emerging security threat landscape across both the corporate and personal environments. Durbin was previously a senior vice president and consultancy head at Gartner working in the technology and telecoms markets and used to work at Ernst & Young (E&Y), before joining the ISF, in the high-net worth private banking and investment area in Europe, Middle-East, and Africa (EMEA), plus India. He is currently chairman of the Digiworld Institute, a senior executive forum in the UK drawing its membership from the telco, media and IT sectors, which seeks to act as a think-tank for senior managers.
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  • Patrick Salas
    Information Security Manager, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP
    Salas has been a technology leader and visionary for over 20 years including 14 of years achievements on information security assurance and risk management. He has a proven track record especially in the financial services and the legal services industry among other sectors, his career achievements focus on technology strategic planning, IT oversight and accountability for information assurance governance, policy/standards, privacy, data security architecture, incident response, and effective operational enterprise risk management. As a complement to his master's degree in business administration, and bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering, he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2001, now on his 5th term.
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  • Shivkumar Pandey
    CISO, Bombay Stock Exchange LTD
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  • Sharon Finney
    Corporate Data Security Officer, Adventist Health System
    Finney sets the data security strategy to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the 37-hospital system's information assets. Adventist Health System supports 43 campuses and include more than 7,700 licensed beds, providing care for four million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits. Prior to joining Adventist Health System, Finney spent four years in healthcare security management for Dekalb Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga. She also worked for major U.S. organizations as an information technology consultant where she developed skills in compliance and risk management and technical expertise in system architecture, database administration, data migration and security.
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  • John Buzzard
    Account Executive & Fraud Expert
    At CO-OP Financial, the largest credit union service organization in the U.S., Buzzard provides educational and directional fraud, risk and security information to institutions in the EFT/banking industry and works with law enforcement agencies to share information about fraud trends through presentations, whitepapers, blogs and the Fraud Alert Network. Previously, while working at Fair Isaac Corp., Buzzard was featured in interviews with numerous media outlets.
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  • Auston Davis
    CISO, Stanford Children's Health
    Davis is an award-winning leader and information security professional commanding more than 18 years of information security, technology and investigations experience. Prior to joining Stanford Children's Health, he provided information security leadership and expertise to multiple communities including: private, government and Fortune 500 organizations. Davis has received numerous awards and acknowledgement for his ability to improve organizational efficiency, maximize processes, and identify and resolve complex issues. He is a trusted cyber-security expert who maintains a keen awareness of prevailing and emerging threats and mitigation strategies. Davis recently retired after a distinguished twenty-two year career with the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserves. He served as a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, specializing in Counter-Intelligence and Cyber- Crime Investigations.
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  • Steve Chabinsky
    Global Chair of Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity, White & Case
    Steve Chabinsky is an attorney and global chair of data, privacy and cybersecurity, White & Case, commissioner of the President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, and former deputy assistant director for cyber at the FBI. He serves as a commissioner on the President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, is the cyber columnist for Security magazine, and holds an adjunct faculty position at George Washington University. Chabinsky is a frequent corporate speaker on cyber risk mitigation, and has testified numerous times before the House and Senate on cybersecurity matters. His career includes having served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation as deputy of the Bureau's Cyber Division and Chief of its Cyber Intelligence Section. He can be followed on Twitter @StevenChabinsky.
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  • Ken Stasiak
    CEO, SecureState
    Stasiak currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security. For the past 18 years, he has consulted with hundreds of companies on risk management in highly visible and regulated industries such as financial services, retail, high-tech and the energy sector. Stasiak focuses on risk management from a security perspective, while aligning to the business goals and growth strategies. He earned his EMBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. Stasiak holds a B.S. in Accounting and an associate's degree in computer programming from the University of Akron. Ken holds various industry certifications, including CISSP, CISA, CGEIT and CISM, and has been featured on Bloomberg Businessweek, CNN, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, PBS, and Fox News for his expertise on information security.
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  • Chris Richter
    SVP, Managed Security Services, Level 3 Communications
    As Level 3's senior vice president of managed security services, Richter is responsible for the company's global managed and professional security services line of business. With 30 years of experience in IT, Richter has held a number of leadership positions in managed security, IT consulting, and sales with several technology product and services organizations. He served most recently as vice president, managed security services, at CenturyLink. For more than a decade, Richter has assisted numerous IT organizations in adapting their premises-based infrastructure risk management programs and security controls to outsourced, virtualized, and shared-infrastructure services. He has acted as both a board member and technical advisor for technology firms, and writes and speaks regularly about cybersecurity, risk management, and IT outsourcing. Richter is also member of the ISSA and ISACA, and holds Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certifications.
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  • Doug Copley
    President, Data Protection Partners
    Copley, a former CISO in healthcare and chief privacy officer in financial services, is a 25-year veteran of IT, information security and data privacy. He's the co-founder and past chairman of the Michigan Healthcare Cybersecurity Council, and is a frequent speaker and blogger on information security, data privacy and leadership topics.
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  • Randy Chartash
    Chief, Economic Crime Section, United States Attorney's Office
    <p> RANDY S. CHARTASH has been an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia since mid-1991. He is the Chief of the Economic Crime Unit. He has conducted all phases of criminal prosecutions with special emphasis on white-collar crimes. AUSA Chartash received his JD from the University of Miami School of Law and was a federal clerk in the Southern District of Florida to Judge W.O. Mehrtens and Judge C. Clyde Atkins. AUSA Chartash graduated from the University at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.</p>
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  • Donald Saxinger
    Team Lead - IT & Operations Risk, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    <p>Donald Saxinger serves as the lead developer of the FDIC's IT examination standards and procedures, IT examiner education, and IT examination oversight. He is also a member of the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook working group which publishes the interagency guidance and examination procedures for various IT, payment, and operational risk areas. <p>Saxinger has authored or contributed to various regulatory policies such as recent policies on business continuity and pandemic planning, authentication, identity theft, spyware, outsourcing, and other emerging technologies.
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  • Ayelet Avni
    Senior Market and Offering Strategy Lead, IBM Trusteer
    Ayelet Avni, current serves as a Senior Market and Offering Strategy Lead for IBM Trusteer. In her role as an Offering Strategy Lead at IBM, she works with customers to build and drive Trusteer portfolio, an industry leading solution for cybercrime and identity protection. Prior to joining IBM, Avni held various management roles at leading companies including RSA, and Military security. She has over 20 years of experience developing successful security offerings, supported by a broad range of experience in design thinking, product strategy, engineering and product development.
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  • Elie Nasrallah
    Director, Cybersecurity Strategy, HITRUST in cooperation with Trend Micro
    Elie Nasrallah, Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at HITRUST is responsible for solving complex cyber security problems for US Healthcare. With over 20 years in the IT security field, his in-depth knowledge and experience in cyber defense solutions assist organizations in making the right decisions to align with their business requirements. Before joining HITRUST, Nasrallah worked for security companies such as Trend Micro, FireEye and RSA. His experience spans many areas in security with various industries but has recently been focused on helping healthcare strengthen their defenses against cyberattack and has integrated the HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX) intelligence sharing system with the health community.
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  • Kirstin Wells
    VP, Risk Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    Wells is vice president, risk officer, for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Prior to this role, Wells was an assistant vice president in the financial markets group, where her work focused on policy issues related to risk management in derivatives clearing and settlement and innovations in general purpose payment systems. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Wells was a vice president for payment system strategy at Wachovia Corporation, and a senior policy analyst in the payment risk area at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
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  • Jason Garbis
    Vice President of Products, Cryptzone
    <p>Jason Garbis is Vice President of Products for Cryptzone, where he's responsible for the company's product strategy and product management. Garbis has over 25 years of experience with technology vendors, including roles in engineering, professional services, product management, and marketing. Jason joined Cryptzone from RSA, and holds a CISSP certification.</p>
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  • J. Paul Haynes
    President & COO, eSentire
    J.Paul Haynes was drawn to eSentire with a vision to create a disruptive cybersecurity company that delivers what is now referred to as Managed Detection and Response (MDR). He successfully partnered with growth capital firms to invest in, and scale, eSentire to become the world's largest pure-play MDR provider and market leader. Haynes is a professional engineer with a 25-year entrepreneurial track record of success. His business acumen, in-depth understanding of technology and strong leadership has made him a respected and reliable voice on the topic of cybersecurity in North America and Europe.
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  • Christopher Kruegel
    Co-founder and CEO, Lastline
    Chistopher Kruegel currently serves as CEO of Lastline. As Co-Founder of the company, he leads their strategic direction on computer and communications security, with an emphasis on malware analysis and detection, web security and intrusion detection. He is also a professor of computer science at UC Santa Barbara and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in top computer security conferences. Kruegel regularly serves on program committees of leading computer security conferences including: Program Committee Chair of the Usenix Workshop on Large Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET, 2011); the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID, 2007); the ACM Workshop on Recurring Malcode (WORM, 2007), and the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2016).In addition, Kruegel was the head of a working group that advised the European Commission (EC) on defenses to mitigate future threats against the Internet and Europe's cyber-infrastructure.
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  • Dan Larson
    Vice President of Product Marketing, CrowdStrike
    Dan Larson is Vice President of Product Marketing at CrowdStrike. He's a ten year veteran of the information security industry with expertise in endpoint protection, encryption, hardware-enhanced security, endpoint detection and response, as well as security management and advanced threat protection. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Dan worked in technical roles at Intel Security (McAfee) and at GE Healthcare. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and is now based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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  • Rich Campagna
    CMO, Bitglass
    Prior to joining Bitglass, Rich was senior director of product management at F5 Networks, responsible for access security. Rich gained valuable experience in product management and sales engineering at Juniper Networks and at Sprint before working at F5. Rich received an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Mischel Kwon
    President/CEO, MKA Cyber
    Kwon is an IT executive with more than 32 years of experience ranging from application design and development, network architecture and deployment, information assurance policy, audit and management, technical defensive security, large wireless system security, to building organizational and national level computer emergency/incident response/readiness teams. She currently serves as the president and CEO of MKA Cyber, a security consulting firm specializing in technical defensive security, security operations and information assurance. Formerly VP of public sector security for RSA Security, Kwon was responsible for leading RSA in assisting the public sector security solutions, strategies, technologies and policy. She was named the director for the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) in June 2008 where she spearheaded the organization responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities in federal networks, disseminating cyber threat warning information and coordinating national incident response activities. Kwon serves as an adjunct professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she also runs the GW Cyber Defense Lab.
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  • Michael Panico
    Director of Information Security, Content Protection, Warner Bros.
    Panico, who currently serves as director of information security - content protection, at Warner Bros, has over 15 years of information security experience. A former FBI supervisory special agent, Panico is credited with breaking up an international ring of botnet operators who used denial-of-service attacks to cause millions of dollars of damage. After that success, he was summoned to FBI Headquarters to lead a "fly team" of cyber investigators that responded to the most serious cyber intrusions facing the nation. This included two deployments to the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2006. After leaving the FBI in 2006, Panico joined Microsoft to serve as incident response lead for Microsoft's global data center infrastructure services and online web properties. Eventually, he was given responsibility for the entire CERT function for online services. Panico has served as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies, specializing in data breach investigations and digital forensics.
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  • John Walp
    Managing Director, Forensic Technology, KPMG
    Walp has more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining KPMG, Walp was the CISO of M&T Bank, an $83 billion financial institution, where he was responsible for IT security, data protection and privacy strategies that focused on cybersecurity and intelligence gathering and external/internal network security systems. Walp managed the functions of access and identity management, IT compliance and risk management, and the PCI program. Walp has held a variety of positions in industry verticals including Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and Moog Inc. A veteran of the US Air Force, Walp served his country for 22 years and in 2004 was recalled to Kuwait as a part of an elite logistics cadre to aid in establishing the US Central Command's Deployment and Distribution Operations Center.
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  • Srinivas Poosarla
    Head - Global Privacy & Data Protection, Infosys Technologies
    Srinivas Poosarla currently serves as Head - Global Privacy & Data Protection for Infosys Technologies, where he has been for nearly 20 years. In addition to his vast experience at InfoSys, he is also an active member of committees, boards and advisory groups working toward common privacy and cybersecurity goals.
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  • Ori Bach
    Senior Security Strategist, Trusteer - IBM Security Systems
    Bach is a product and risk management expert with 12 years of expertise in the financial services fraud and compliance space. Prior to joining IBM-Trusteer, he worked at NICE-Actimize for nine years as Director of Solutions Management, managing fraud solutions. Bach has a LLB degree from Tel-Aviv University and is a member of the Israeli BAR association. His special areas of interest are analytics and the interdependencies between risk management and customer experience.
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  • Ted Gary
    Senior Product Marketing Manager for Security Frameworks, Tenable
    Ted Gary is Tenable's Sr. Product Marketing Manager focusing on security frameworks and compliance. With more than ten years' of information security experience in both product management and product marketing roles, he has defined SaaS security services, file integrity management and configuration assessment products. Gary has been trained as an internal IT auditor, and has helped multiple companies assess their compliance with security frameworks.
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  • Mary Kavaney
    Chief Operating Officer, Global Cyber Alliance
    Mary Kavaney currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Global Cyber Alliance. Her responsibilities include strategy, personnel, legal and work with the cyber risk task forces. Prior to GCA, she worked at the Center for Internet Security. She developed relationships with law enforcement and other partners around the state. From 2007 to 2015 Kavaney served as the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Public Safety for the New York State Governor's Office working towards the passage of the state's first anti-human trafficking law, all crimes DNA law and New York's gun control law, the Safe Act. Prior to working in the Governor's Office of Public Safety, she was appointed as General Counsel at DCJS, the Division of Criminal Justice Services and for eight years she ran the Poughkeepsie Regional Office for the New York State Attorney General. Kavaney served as an Assistant District Attorney for four and half years at the Orange County District Attorneys' Office.
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  • Brian Jeffords
    Director of Identity Management and Cybersecurity Services, Boeing
    Brian Jeffords is the director of the identity, access management and cyber security services organization for the Boeing Company. In this role, he is responsible for strengthening enterprise access controls and improving threat monitoring and detection capabilities. Having spent the last 16 years at Boeing Information Technology, Jeffords previously led the Cyber Intelligence Tools organization where he was responsible for developing and deploying cyber threat detection tools to reduce the risk of cyber-attacks. Prior to that, he was the chief of staff to the CIO, responsible for the overall health of the IT organization specifically focusing on strategic planning and execution.
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  • Laurence Pitt
    Security Strategy Director, Juniper Networks
    Laurence Pitt joined Juniper Networks in 2016 and is a security subject matter expert. He has more than twenty years of cyber security experience, having started out in systems design and moved through product management in areas from endpoint security to managed networks. In his role at Juniper, Pitt articulates security clearly to business and across the business, creating and having conversations to provoke careful thought about process, policy and solutions. Security throughout the network is a key area where Juniper can help as business moves to the cloud and undertakes the challenge of digital transformation. Prior to joining Juniper, Pitt served as director of Global Solutions Marketing at Symantec and as Product Management Director of Managed Security at NTT Communications.
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  • Greg Coticchia
    Chairman of the Board, Digital Risk Management Institute
    Coticchia, MBA, PC, is an award-winning technology executive with over twenty-five years experience in high tech products and services. He currently serves the University of Pittsburgh as both its Director of the University of Pittsburgh's Student Startup Accelerator, 'The Blast Furnace', and as an Executive in Residence (EIR) for software and information technology. Mr. Coticchia has led or been a major contributor in two of the largest and most successful software companies in the world, LEGENT (now CA) and AXENT (now Symantec). Greg has been in fourteen start-ups and founded four, and has held executive positions for better than two-thirds of his career, participating in various size organizations, from '$0M to over $1B' in revenue. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh in Industrial Engineering, where he also received his MBA, he currently teaches several courses including B2B marketing at the University Of Pittsburgh Katz School Of Business. He holds certificates in Entrepreneurial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and Professional Coaching from Duquesne University. Coticchia was named as a finalist three times for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and for the Tech 50 CEO of the Year. He was also named a 2006 Distinguished Graduate of the University of Pittsburgh (Katz).
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  • Ben Chung
    CISO, NTT Communications
    Ben Chung currently serves as CISO for NTT Communications. Prior to NTT, Chung was Head of Security Assurance for Amazon Web Services. He alsod is credited as a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance in Australia. The Cloud Security Alliance Australia Chapter (CSA-AU) is a 800+ member, not-for-profit organisation with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing.
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  • Julie Conroy
    Research Director, Aite Group
    Conroy is a research director at Aite Group, and covers fraud and data security issues. She has more than a decade of hands-on product management experience working with financial institutions, payments processors and risk management companies, including a number of years managing the product team at Early Warning Services. Conroy is often quoted in numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, U.S News and World Report, American Banker, and the New York Times.
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  • Latha Reddy
    Distinguished Fellow, East West Institute, New York & Former Dy. National Security and Cybersecurity Adviser of India
    Latha Reddy is the former Deputy National Security Adviser of India. In addition to assisting National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, she was responsible for cybersecurity and other critical internal and external security issues. Reddy served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1975-2011. During her diplomatic career she served in Lisbon, Washington D.C., Kathmandu, Brasilia, Durban, Vienna and Bangkok. Reddy served as Ambassador of India to Portugal (2004-2006) and to Thailand (2007-2009). She was Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi (2010-2011) with overall charge of India's bilateral and regional relations with Asia. She was then appointed as India's Deputy National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office from 2011-2013.
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  • Phil Curran
    CISO, Cooper University Health Care
    As the Chief Information Assurance and Privacy Officer at Cooper University Health Care in Camden NJ, Phil Curran is responsible for managing governance and regulatory compliance, risk assessment and management, threat intelligence and vulnerability assessment, privacy and security investigations, business continuity, and awareness and training. He has served on the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) task force to integrate privacy controls in the Common Security Framework and the development of the ISC2 Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner. Phil serves on the Executive Committee for Secure World - Philadelphia and the Philadelphia and New Jersey Chapters of the CISO Executive Network. He has spoken on Information Security and Privacy issues at Secure World and HIMSS Privacy and Security.
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  • Vikrant Arora
    CISO, Hospital for Special Surgery
    Vikrant Arora is a credentialed business leader with more than 15 years of experience in developing enterprise security and risk management programs in the healthcare, government and education sectors in North America and Asia. In his former role as the assistant vice president and chief information security and risk officer at NYC Health & Hospitals, an integrated system of 11 hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and home care in New York City, Arora is focused on security strategy, business risks, regulatory compliance and securing clinical systems as well as biomedical devices.
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  • Anuj Tewari
    CISO, HCL Technologies
    Anuj Tewari currently serves as CISO for HCL Technologies. Prior to joining HCL, he was Head of Managed Cybersecurity Services and Risk Management Services at CSC. Throughout his career, Tewari has focused on cybersecurity strategy and risk management of large-scale, global service operations.
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  • Billy Austin
    VP of Security, LogicNow
    Austin is a veteran in the information security industry with more than 20 years experience in threat management and data protection. He joined LogicNow after the cyber security firm he co-founded was acquired in 2016. Austin now oversees that technology as part of the complete LogicNow platform.
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  • Jason Taule
    Chief Security Officer/Chief Privacy Officer, FEi Systems
    As FEi's Chief Security and Privacy Officer, Jason Taule is responsible for the information security, risk management, and privacy strategy, policy, and governance program for the company. He is a graduate of the FBI Citizen's Academy, a member of the Homeland Security Preparation and Response Team and an active member of the HITRUST Alliance. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Howard County Economic Development Authority Technology Council, is the driving force behind the HoCo CISO In Residence program, and currently sits on the DHHS/CMS Information Security and Privacy Workgroup, the FBI Cyber Health Work Group, the US Health IT Standards Committee's Transport and Security Workgroup and is a White House invitee to the Security Policy Roundtable for the President's Precision Medicine Initiative. Prior to heading FEi's cyber initiatives, he served as CISO, CRO and CPO for a segment of a widely-respected global aerospace and defense company.
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  • Tony Goulding
    Director of Technical Product Management, Centrify
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  • Liz Votaw
    Sr VP, Bank of America
    Votaw is a senior VP leading OmniChannel Authentication Strategy at Bank of America, where she develops and drives customer-facing authentication strategies for all consumer channels to deliver secure and convenient banking. Votaw represents Bank of America as a member of the board of directors of the FIDO Alliance (Fast ID Online). She previously worked in Innovation at Bank of America, developing concepts across the enterprise, and is the inventor on over 30 granted patents, with 14 patents pending. Her career at Bank of America includes 25 years of leadership positions in operations, technology, fraud prevention, risk and innovation.
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  • Hal Pomeranz
    Independent Digital Forensic Analyst & Expert Witness, SANS Institute Faculty Fellow
    Pomeranz is an independent digital forensic investigator and incident responder. He has consulted on cases ranging from intellectual property theft, to employee sabotage, to organized cybercrime and malicious software infrastructures. He has worked with law enforcement agencies in the US and Europe and global corporations. Pomeranz s a respected author and speaker at industry gatherings worldwide. He is a Faculty Fellow of the SANS Institute and teaches courses on System and Network Forensics, Incident Response, and Reverse Engineering Malware to some of the brightest minds in industry, government, and academia. He is a regular contributor to the SANS Computer Forensics blog and co-author of the Command Line Kung Fu blog.
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  • Tamara Neiman
    Director for the National Special Investigations Unit, Kaiser Permanente
    Neiman joined Kaiser Permanente's National Compliance, Ethics & Integrity Office as the director for the National Special Investigations Unit (NSIU), in 2012. She oversees a team of senior managers who direct National Special Investigations Unit (NSIU) investigations into alleged criminal activity, including vendor kickbacks, conflicts of interest, contract fraud, drug diversion, medical identity fraud, and employee /member misconduct. In addition, Neiman and her team develop and provide training in the areas of fraud, waste, and abuse. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, she enjoyed a successful career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and retired as a supervisory special agent after 23 years of service.
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  • Dominique Shelton
    Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
    Shelton is a litigation partner in Alston & Bird's Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, with particular attention to privacy litigation, intellectual property, unfair competition and antitrust matters. She also provides strategic digital marketing and privacy compliance counseling on cutting edge issues, such as mobile apps, the Video Privacy Protection Act, Big Data and behavioral advertising. In 2012, she was named Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year by the Century City Bar Association. In 2014, Shelton was named one of the Most Influential Lawyers: Digital Media and E-Commerce Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal. In 2014, The Recorder named her as a Leader in Technology Law. She has litigated matters involving state and federal laws, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Computer Fraud & Abuse Act, California False Advertising Law and California Unfair Competition Law. She has negotiated with the California AG and FTC.
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  • Mike Boose
    Channel/Partner Sales Engineer, Arbor Networks
    Mike Boose currently serves as a Channel Sales Engineer, supporting Arbor Networks' Central and Southeast regions. Having served in similar positions across a number top security organizations, Boose is able to draw from his years of experience to devise custom security solutions for any scenario.
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  • Agnidipta Sarkar
    Global Information Risk & Continuity Officer, DXC Technology
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  • Craig Gibson
    Principal Threat Defense Architect, Forward-Looking Threat Research, Trend Micro
    With 18 years of project management, product development, architecture and investigations experience, Craig Gibson's is currently dedicated to researching the evolution of the threat landscape - specifically trying to understand future impacts to government, health, banking and telecom sectors. As a United Nations delegate to China, Gibson has previously spoken internationally on topics including disruptive telecommunications, 9-1-1, public safety, payment cards, the security of voice services, call center authentication (cost reduction) and criminal code issues relating to fraud and unlawful interception of communications. Additionally, he has spoken on national infrastructure security topics to diplomats visiting Canada, as well as public safety, military officials and police executives.
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  • Joanna Schoneveld
    Senior Manager, Fraud Programs, Interac Association/Acxsys Corp.
    Schoneveld is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of fraud programs and services at Interac, where she has been analyzing fraud trends and leading the development and delivery of fraud programs for more than 11 years. Before joining Interac, Schoneveld worked at CIBC and Sears Canada Bank, where she analyzed and investigated fraud. Her focus at Interac is to empower consumers and businesses to make informed risk decisions by offering innovative and flexible fraud solutions.
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  • Richard Rushing
    CISO, Motorola Mobility
    Rushing is the chief information security officer for Motorola Mobility. He participates in several corporate, community, private and government security councils and working groups, setting standards, policies and solutions to current and emerging security threats and issues. As CISO for Motorola Mobility, he has lead the security effort by developing an international team to tackle the emerging threats of mobile devices, targeted attacks and cybercrime. He has organized, developed and deployed practices, tools and techniques to protect the intellectual property across the world-wide enterprise. A much-in-demand international speaker on information security, Rushing has presented at many of the leading security conferences and seminars around the world.
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  • Tim Woods
    Vice President, Technology Alliances, FireMon
    Woods brings more than 20 years of security experience to his role as the FireMon's technical alliance lead. His global engagements have given him great insights across virtually every market sector and enterprises of all sizes. Woods believes that his most important role is education and raising awareness. He advocates, "Fighting complacency in security should be everyone's top priority if we are to win the war on cybercrime."
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  • Rafael Narezzi
    Chair, CyberEdTalks Brazil
    In addition to serving as CyberEdTalks Brazil's Chairman, Rafael Narezzi is CIO/CISO for TS Lombard. In that capacity, he leads the development of new infrastructure and technologies which substantially expands technical capabilities, and increases the portfolio of client products and services. Throughout his career, Narezzi has emphasized cybersecurity as a component in new technology, and has championed those forward-looking start-ups.
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  • Myrna Soto
    Partner, ForgePoint Capital
    Myrna Soto is a Partner at ForgePoint Capital (Formerly known as Trident Capital Cybersecurity) serving as a member of the ForgePoint Capital Investment Team. Her responsibilities include identifying investment opportunities, advising portfolio companies, participating in due diligence activities of pending investments, leading investments, fund raising and serving as a Board Member on said investments. She is also responsible for organizing and continuing to develop the ForgePoint Advisory arm of advisors that includes, the CISO, CIO, CTO communities as well as refine the firm's investment strategy. ForgePoint Capital is a venture Capital Firm focused exclusively on CyberSecurity related investments. Prior to joining ForgePoint Capital, Soto served as Corporate SVP & GCISO (Global Chief Information Security Officer) for Comcast Corp. In this capacity, she was responsible for all security & technology risk management for the Enterprise. Her focus was to develop and maintain the highest standards of Cyber Security, network/infrastructure security, product security, data security strategies, operational efficacy of security programs, policies, and technology risk management that protect the interests of Comcast's customers, employees, critical technology assets, company brands and other critical stakeholders. Prior to joining Comcast, Soto served as CISO & Vice President of Information Technology Governance for MGM Resorts International (formerly known as MGM MIRAGE). In that role, she was responsible for Information Security (Data/Network), IT Audit & Compliance, Business Analysis, PMO and the development of a Six Sigma practice. She previously held senior leadership positions with American Express, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Kemper Insurance.
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  • Michelle Cobb
    Chief Marketing Officer, Skybox Security
    At Skybox Security, a threat-management and cybersecurity firm, Cobb drives corporate positioning, branding, product marketing, public relations, social media and field marketing programs across more than 50 countries. A corporate and marketing strategist for more than 20 years, Cobb has led acquisition teams responsible for due diligence and the integration of technology companies into larger enterprises. Launching her career at GE Healthcare, Cobb went on to hold executive roles at McAfee, LogLogic, Tumbleweed Communications and several startups. Among a select number of women executives in the industry, Cobb speaks and writes about the challenges and opportunities of encouraging more females to consider a career in cybersecurity.
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  • Maria Loughlin
    Vice President of Engineering, Veracode
    Maria Loughlin currently serves as Vice President of Engineering at Veracode where she is leads development within Veracode's Application Security product suite. Loughlin has two decades of experience leading software teams at high-growth companies and has presented on security and DevOps at multiple technology events. Maria most recently served as VP of Engineering at Memento Security and held prior leadership positions at Kronos, Open Market and Digital Equipment Corporation.
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  • Steven Jones
    CISO & SVP, First Horizon National Corporation
    <p>Prior to taking over information security responsibilities at First Horizon, Jones was director of information security at Synovus Financial. He was responsible for the company's organizational policy, risk management, security awareness, identity management, disaster recovery and other areas of risk management.</p>
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  • Rob Bathurst
    Managing Director - Healthcare and Life Sciences, Cylance
    At Cylance, Bathurst is responsible for advising and partnering with major healthcare providers, medical device manufactures, and pharmaceutical companies to help those organizations stay ahead of threats. Prior to Cylance, he was the senior technical advisor on emerging threats and attack techniques at the Mayo Clinic where he also led the technical vulnerability assessment team and vulnerability management team. In addition, Bathurst is currently pursuing his Masters at the University of Oxford with a focus on the security of implantable medical devices.
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  • Tim Ayling
    Global Head of Fraud Prevention Solutions, Kaspersky Lab
    Tim Ayling currently serves as the Global Head of Fraud Prevention Solutions at Kaspersky Labs. With over 20 years' experience in the cybersecurity and anti-fraud industry, Ayling began his career in technical support, and moved on to System Engineering. He began his leadership career when he established Entrust Inc. in Australia in 2003 and was made Vice-President Asia Pacific in 2006. Ayling has held numerous leadership roles in large cybersecurity vendors, including Trend Micro, RSA Security, and now Kaspersky Labs, as well as spending time in the cyber-security practise of KPMG.
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  • Richard Starnes
    Chief Security Strategist - Northern Europe Capgemini
    Starnes has some 20 plus of experience as an information security professional, serving in executive and senior management positions, in the US and the UK. His responsibilities have included the development and implementation of global information systems security management programs aligned with NIST CSF, ISO 27001:2013, elements of the NIST 800 series and HIPAA/HITECH. He has served as Chairperson of the Communications and Public Relations Project Group of Interpol's European Working Party on Information Technology Crime, as well as advising their Wireless Applications Security Project Group. He is the recipient of several awards, including: the Information Systems Security Association - International Fellow, 2015, the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)² President's Award for service to the information security community, 2002 and 2004, 2009) and he has served as a Secure Computing (SC) Magazine Awards Judge for 2015 and 2016. He holds a a Master of Science in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London and was a senior instructor for the (ISC)² CISSP CBK seminar.
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  • George Tubin
    Sr. Director, Product Strategy & Innovation, ThreatMetrix
    Prior to his current role, Tubin was the senior security strategist for Trusteer, where he headed the thought-leadership program to advance online- and mobile-banking adoption and safety, and advised enterprises on best practices for protecting corporate assets from targeted attacks. With over 25 years in the banking and high-technology industries, his areas of expertise include consumer online and mobile banking, online fraud and identity theft prevention and enterprise fraud-management strategies.
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  • Dora Gomez
    Director, New York Chapter, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and InfraGard NY Metro
    Dora Gomez is a Director on the Boards of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners New York Chapter and InfraGard's New York Metro Chapter (affiliated with the FBI). She is additionally the current Northeast Chapter President for the High Technology Crime Investigation Association and a member of their International Board of Directors. She actively manages and plans the chapter meetings and conferences for these organizations and is part of the steering committee for the annual New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference. Gomez has over 25 years of experience in insurance and financial services and spent most of her career in the AXA Group in various leadership roles in Audit, Anti-Fraud, Risk Management and IT Security, including significant international experience and perspectives. Most recently she was a Divisional Director of Internal Controls at Wolters Kluwer.
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  • Pavan Duggal
    Advocate, Supreme Court of India
    Duggal has been acknowledged as one of the top four Cyber Lawyers in the world. While a practicing advocate, Supreme Court of India, he has made an immense impact with an international reputation as an expert and authority on cyberlaw, E-Commerce law and cyber security law. An internationally renowned expert and authority on cyberlaw, Duggal has also the credit of having done pioneering work in the field of mobile law, convergence law and dark net law. He is the president of Cyberlaw Asia, Asia's pioneering organization committed to the passing of dynamic cyberlaws in the Asian continent. He is also a member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Panel of Neutrals. Duggal has been the member of the Public Interest Registry's. Org Advisory Council. He is a member of ICT Policy and Governance Working Group of the UNICT Taskforce. He is thelLegal and policy consultant to Internet Mark 2 Project, which is examining the next level of Internet. He has been associated with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India on Cyberlaw and Electronic Governance legal issues. He is an advisor of Indian Infosec Consortium. Duggal is a member of advisory committee on E-Governance in Karnataka constituted by the government of Karnataka. Duggal is a member of Information Forensic Working Group on e-Information Systems, Security and Audit Association.
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  • Stuart Mort
    Director of Cybersecurity, Optus
    Stuart Mort is Director of Cyber Security for Optus. Mort is responsible for leading discussions with and within customers on security strategy and direction, in order to aid customers in improving their security baseline. Prior to Optus, Mort was Vice President of Information Security at Oracle. Serving a tenure of over 12 years, he led Information Security across Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin American regions. In this capacity, Mort also headed the Global Mergers and Acquisitions Security team and the Global Investigations and Forensics team.
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  • Dr. Siva Sivasubramanian
    Global CISO, Bharti Airtel Ltd
    Sivasubramanian is an IT professional of senior management experience gained by working for organizations around the world. He is currently the global head of security for Bharti Airtel. Siva is a transformation champion, and in his earlier stint at SingTel Optus as CISO, he successfully transformed a back office security function into a strategic business enabler and a channel for enhancing customer experience. As a keen researcher on innovation, he enjoys driving innovation in the domains he works through mind set changes and building of new knowledge.
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  • Wendy Cohen
    Global Data Security Executive, Expedient Solutions, Inc.
    Cohen is a seasoned global operations and data security executive with extensive experience and a successful track record in both successful start-ups and public companies. Under her company, Expedient Solutions, she is retained to serve as the CIO/CISO of the leading independent data loss prevention firm, where she applies over 15 years of experience to create data protection services for both the company's internal networks as well as its clients' data loss prevention needs. This position has also permitted Cohen to create a data discovery donation program in memory of her sister, Leslie. The program helps nonprofit cancer organizations avoid heavy fines and damaging publicity while achieving compliance and maintaining patient privacy by receiving donations of market leading discovery and data classification tools.
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  • Michael Zweiback
    Partner and Co-Founder, Zweiback Fiset & Coleman LLP
    Michael Zweiback is a co-founder of the firm which specializes in white collar criminal defense, litigation and trial practice, international arbitration and cyber security. Previously having served as an Assistant US Attorney in California and Chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section in the Central District, he investigated and prosecuted cyber crimes including computer intrusions and the theft of intellectual property. Zweiback also previously served as the Deputy Chief of the Terrorism & Organized Crime section supervising National Security investigations. He also participates in The George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security's Active Defense Task Force, which has tasked itself with developing best practices for business and government in addressing cyber threats.
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  • Matt Konwiser
    Technical Sales Manager - Financial Markets North America, IBM
    Matt Konwiser has been involved with information technology for almost 25 years, the past 8 focused largely on security topics. He has been working with financial services clients for over ten years, speaking with executives and key business decision makers about risk management, best practices, and cybersecurity innovations specific to financial services technologies. Matt has worked on architectures and applications for cognitive systems, integrating lines of business with fraud and security teams, and most recently has begun to focus more heavily on neural networks and Blockchain. Konwiser is a frequent speaker at industry events and has presented to audiences around the world on topics including IT innovation and business-technology alignment.
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  • Hussein Syed
    CISO, RWJBarnabas Health
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  • Shirley Inscoe
    Senior Analyst, Aite Group
    <p>Shirley Inscoe is a senior analyst with Aite Group, covering fraud, data security, and consumer compliance issues. She brings to Aite Group 30 years of banking experience in enterprise fraud and payments issues. Inscoe has served as the chair of the BITS Fraud Reduction Steering Committee and the co-chair of Early Warning Services' Advisory Committee, and has been a member of ABA's Deposit Account Fraud and Payment Systems Committees.</p> <p>Prior to joining Aite Group, Inscoe was the director of financial services solutions at Memento Inc., where she was responsible for guiding the company's overall strategy and supporting product development, marketing, and sales related to payments risk mitigation. During her tenure with Memento, she worked to expand the firm's product offerings beyond employee fraud to cover check, ACH, and wire fraud. Before that, Inscoe was senior vice president and director of payments strategy with Wachovia Bank, where she previously served as senior vice president and strategic support manager of enterprise loss management. She also served as corporate compliance manager with First Union Corporation.</p>
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  • Evan O'Regan
    Global Director, Product Management, Authentication & Fraud, Entrust Datacard
    O'Regan, director of product management for authentication at Entrust Datacard, has more than 20 years of experience providing security solutions and services for organizations across all business sectors. He delivers expert guidance on reducing the high cost of IT security failures.
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  • Jack Lewin, MD
    Founder and Principal, Lewin and Associates LLC; Chairman, National Coalition on Health Care
    John C. (Jack) Lewin, MD is Principal and Founder of Lewin and Associates LLC, a consulting organization focused on launching health start-up companies and on developing policy and advocacy positions for health sector companies and government. He also currently serves as Chairman of the National Coalition on Health (NCHC) of Washington DC, a highly respected national advocacy organization representing 90+ national health sector organizations with collectively over 150 million members. His prior roles include serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). He has advised two Presidents of the United States as part of a rewarding career in health care, public health, and public policy. Lewin has also served as CEO of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), CEO of the California Medical Association (CMA), where he also advised two Governors and the state legislature on health policy. He was also Hawaii's Director of Health, and a Commissioned Officer in the United States Public Health Service.
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  • Brian Soldato
    Senior Director of Product Management, NSS Labs
    As senior director of product management at NSS Labs, Brian Soldato currently leads product management, driving both the product vision and strategy. Prior to joining NSS Labs, he led product management teams for various SIEM & behavioral analytics solutions, including Intel Security's SIEM product line. At Intel, Soldato was directly responsible for the product's vision, strategy and partner alliances. Brian is also the author of the security blog ThreatTake (www.threattake.com or Twitter @ThreatTake)
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  • Roger Grimes
    Data-Driven Defense Evangelist
    Roger Grimes is a 30-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications and an award-winning author of 10 books and over 1,000 magazine articles on computer security. He has worked at some of the world's largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee and Microsoft. Grimes holds a bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University. He has been the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines since 2005.
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  • Shivakumar Sriraman
    Chief Risk Officer-India & South Asia, VISA
    Shivakumar Sriraman is the Chief Risk Officer for India & South Asia, covering Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Maldives. Shiva joined Visa in Oct 2014 and is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive risk plan that is consistent with local market landscape, country priorities & global risk strategy. In his role, he closely works with issuers, acquirers, merchants, payment processors, service providers, regulators & law enforcement. Shiva's professional journey spans 20 years across 5 different banks. Prior to joining Visa, Shiva was Vice President, Head of Risk at HDFC Bank for 12 years, with a focus on Fraud Prevention & Detection for all the payment products of the bank. Prior to this, he spent 7 years with various banks such as HSBC, Centurion Bank, ANZ Grindlays in various functions, covering credit, operations & risk management. Shiva has played active roles in various industry forums like IPRC (India Payment Risk Council), FIU, RBI & Industry working groups during his stint with HDFC Bank
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  • Troy Leach
    Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council
    Troy Leach currently serves as CTO of the PCI Security Standards Council. In this capacity, he partners with council representatives, participating organizations and industry leaders to develop comprehensive standards and strategies to secure payment card data and the supporting infrastructure. Leach is also congressional subject matter expert on payment security and the current chairman of the council's standards committee.
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  • Catherine Buhler
    CISO, BlueScope Steel
    Catherine Buhler currently serves as CISO of BlueScope Steel. In that capacity, she is responsible for ensuring the protection of BlueScope's sensitive information and assets against cyber threats and extrusion. BlueScope is Australia's largest flat steel production company with over 100 manufacturing plants in 17 countries. Having begun her career as a teacher, she took up her first ICT role in network operations with the National Australia Bank. From there Buhler held a variety of roles across Services Management and Marketing, Business Analysis, and Project and Program Management. In 2014 she took up a senior role in Telstra's Security Operations responsible for setting the strategic direction and leadership of the 40 strong team delivering Vulnerability Services, Secure Coding, PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and ISO/IEC 27001 Compliance and the development and maintenance of Telstra's Information Security Standards.
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  • Tim Webb
    Senior VP Fraud Management, Citizens Financial Group
    <p>Webb is senior vice president and director of fraud management of banking product operations for Rhode Island-based Citizens Financial Group. In his role, Webb provides strategic direction and recommendations for fraud detection technologies, best practices and customer experience enhancement. He also works with internal fraud teams to design and implement improvements. Before joining RBS in 2011, he was director of fraud operational strategy at Chase Card Services for more than a decade.</p>
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  • Patrick Bedwell
    Head of Product Marketing, Lastline
    Bedwell has worked in information security for 20 years, creating and executing marketing strategies for both startups and public companies. His experience covers a wide range of security technologies, from the network edge to the core and the cloud.
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  • Ben Knieff
    Senior Analyst, Aite Group
    <p>Ben Knieff is a senior analyst with Aite Group's Retail Banking & Payments team, specializing in fraud detection, identity verification and authentication, anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act compliance, and investigations management. Knieff brings to Aite Group over 15 years of product management and product marketing experience in Know Your Customer/due-diligence management, transaction monitoring, sanctions/OFAC compliance, account-origination fraud, online fraud, ATM fraud, and identity theft. </p> <p>Prior to joining Aite Group, Knieff worked with major financial services firms such as FIS and Actimize. He has consulted with financial institutions across the globe, helping to merge technology with business objectives to improve financial crime management programs' efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability. He also founded an independent consulting firm focused on helping community banks and credit unions to better manage financial crime and compliance. </p> <p>Knieff has presented on fraud and AML at industry conferences the world over, and he is frequently quoted in mass-media and industry publications such as American Banker, Bank Info Security, The Times of London, Forbes, The New York Times, and Wall Street & Technology.</p>
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  • Andy Bates
    Executive Director, Global Cyber Alliance
    Andy Bates joined the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) in September 2017 as its Executive Director for the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East and Africa. He brings more than 25 years of experience to GCA, having served as a Chief Engineer, Business Development Consultant, Product Development Director, IT Director in Racal, Cable & Wireless and Level3. Bates most recently served as the CTO at Verizon EMEA. While working across a range of technologies such as network, cloud, mobile, VOIP & identity, he has tended to specialize in large secure solutions for governments and challenging the status quo and conventional wisdom of security. He was deeply involved with systems such as Government Secure Intranet, PSN, Police National Network, as well as working with all the major UK government departments and international government customers and agencies, including NATO. Bates is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He has presented at multiple conferences including RUSI, EU Parliament, Johannesburg, and Budapest.
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  • Alan Brill
    Senior Managing Director, Kroll
    Brill, Senior Managing Director of Kroll Cyber Security, holds a number of esteemed certifications in the privacy and security sector, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (or CISSP) and Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (FAAFS).  Credited as the founder of Kroll's global, high-tech investigations practice, Alan is author and co-author of five books, has testified before court and governmental committees, and has been an instructor for the FBI and Secret Service, among others.
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  • Ben Smith
    Principal, Sales Engineering and Field CTO, RSA
    Smith is field chief technology officer (Field CTO - US East) with RSA, a Dell Technologies business. With 25 years of experience in the information security, networking and telecommunications industries, he regularly consults on RSA's strategic vision around architecture and technical roadmaps for the company's security and risk management solutions. His prior employers include UUNET, CSC and the US Government, along with several technology-oriented startups. He holds the CISSP and CRISC certifications, and has presented on RSA's behalf, both domestically and internationally, at cybersecurity events sponsored by Gartner, FS-ISAC, IANS, CERT/SEI, ISSA, (ISC)2, ISACA, RMA, BSides, InfraGard, HTCIA, ICI and other organizations.
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  • Imran Ahmad
    Partner - Toronto Office, Miller Thomson LLP
    Ahmad works closely with clients to develop and implement practical pre- and post-breach mitigation strategies. He advises risk assessments, compliance, due diligence, risk allocation, security and data breach incident preparedness, as well as engages with regulators and law enforcement, providing representation in case of litigation. Ahmad sits on the Canadian Advanced Technologies Alliance's Cyber Security Council and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association's Privacy and Access to Information Law Section. Recently, he was appointed to the National Cyber Security Leadership Council on Youth and Education. Prior to his call to the bar, Ahmad was a political adviser to retired Lieutenant-General and Senator Roméo A. Dallaire, and clerked for Justice Edmond P. Blanchard at the Federal Court of Canada and Competition Tribunal in Ottawa.
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  • Ian Yip
    Chief Technology Officer - Asia Pacific, McAfee; former Director of Cybersecurity, Ernst & Young
    In addition to his current role as director of cybersecurity for Ernst & Young, Ian Yip has held a variety of leadership, advisory, sales, marketing, product management, consulting, and technical roles across Europe and Asia Pacific in some of the world's leading companies, including Ernst & Young, IBM, CA Technologies and NetIQ. In addition to being a published author, Yip has built, led and managed teams with multimillion dollar sales, operational and delivery targets, defined and executed go-to-market strategies based on market analysis & needs, set corporate and product strategy, brought new products to market, delivered major cyber-transformation programs & engagements, delivered keynote presentations at industry & corporate events, been interviewed and quoted in the media, and contributed articles to a variety of publications.
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  • Giovanni Vigna
    Co-founder and CTO, Lastline
    Vigna has been researching and developing security technology for more than 20 years, working on malware analysis, web security, vulnerability assessment, and intrusion detection. He is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California in Santa Barbara and is the director of the Computer Security Group at UCSB. He is the author of more than 200 publications, including peer-reviewed papers in journals, conferences, and workshops, a book on intrusion correlation, and (as an editor) a book on mobile code security. Vigna has been the program chair of the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2003), of the ISOC Symposium on Network and Distributed Systems Security (NDSS 2009), and of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (in 2010 and 2011). He is known for organizing and running an annual inter-university Capture The Flag (iCTF) hacking contest that involves dozens of institutions and hundreds of students around the world. Vigna also leads the Shellphish Hacking Team, the longest-running team playing at DefCon's CTF.
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  • Tom Kellermann
    Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Carbon Black
    <p>Prior to joining Carbon Black, Tom was the CEO and founder of Strategic Cyber Ventures. On January 19, 2017 Tom was appointed the Wilson Center's Global Fellow for Cyber Policy in 2017. Tom previously held the positions of Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Trend Micro; Vice President of Security for Core Security and Deputy CISO for the World Bank Treasury. In 2008 Tom was appointed a commissioner on the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President of the United States. In 2003 he co- authored the Book "Electronic Safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age."</p>
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  • Seth Walters
    Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute
    Seth Walters is a senior research scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. For more than 15 years, he has addressed high-performance computing, cryptography, and cybersecurity. Walters' work has been used to assist cyberthreat detection in utilities and critical infrastructure, improve statistical data mining and advance the state of the art of applied high performance computing.
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  • Georgea Mancuso
    Special Counsel, Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP
    Georgea Mancuso currently serves as Special Counsel for Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP. Her practice focuses on cyber risk, privacy and data security. She has extensive experience handling all types of cyber matters having worked as a senior analyst in the Cyber, Media and Technology Errors and Omissions Department at AIG as well as an Assistant Vice President for underwriting in the Cyber, Media and Technology Errors and Omissions Department at Swiss Re. Mancuso has worked closely with numerous business and in-house legal departments to evaluate and implement proactive cyber security controls and risk management procedures based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
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  • Alberto Yepez
    Co-Founder and Managing Director, ForgePoint Capital
    Alberto Yepez is one of the pioneers of the cybersecurity industry and has played significant roles as entrepreneurial and public company CEO, board member, angel and venture capital investor. He currently focuses on cybersecurity investments. He serves on the boards of 4iQ (Chairman), AlienVault (Chairman), Attivo Networks, Bayshore Networks, BehavioSec, CyberCube Analytics, HyTrust, Mocana (Chairman), Mojo Networks, ReversingLabs (observer) and Uptycs. Past boards include BlueCat (acq Madison Dearborn), enCommerce (acq Entrust), Entrust (ENTU taken private), Neohapsis (acq Cisco), Qualys (QLYS), Solera Networks (acq BlueCoat), Third Brigade (acq TrendMicro), Thor Technologies (acq Oracle) & Vitria (VITR). He was angel investor in Apigee (acq Google), Palerra (acq Oracle) & Securant (acq Cisco). Yepez has previously held senior leadership roles at Apple & Oracle, was consultant to the US Department of Defense (DeVenCI), member of the Board of Trustees of the University of San Francisco and of the Technology Pioneers Global Community of the World Economic Forum. He is a member of the Board of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) & Chairman of the Board of the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC).
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  • Andy Roth
    Partner, Cooley LLP
    Andy Roth is a long-time privacy rights advocate, the Founder of venture-backed payments startup Privacy.com and former Chief Privacy Officer of American Express (voted "Most Trusted Company for Privacy" five years in a row under his leadership). He served as a panelist on the SEC Cybersecurity Roundtable and is a trusted advisor to senior management and boards of directors adhering to the highest standards of ethics and integrity. Roth advises clients on a wide range of technology-driven issues including global privacy and security laws, data strategy, crisis management, fintech, blockchain and diligence in M&A, IPSs, private equity and venture deals.
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  • Christopher McMahon
    Special Agent, New York Field Office, US Secret Service
    Chris McMahon is a Special Agent for the United States Secret Service for over four years. Assigned to the New York Field Office, he began as a case agent in the Credit Card Fraud Squad. For the past three years has been assigned to the New York Electronic Crimes Task Force conducting several large-scale multi-national cyber and fraud rings. Chris has earned the designation NITRO Agent for the Network Intrusions Special Agent Training.
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  • Brijesh Singh
    Inspector General of Police (Cyber) and CISO, Maharashtra
    <p> Singh heads the cybersecurity department of Maharashtra State. He is an elite Indian Police Service officer with prior stint as special inspector general of police with the CID. He successfully implemented Crime Criminal Tracking and Networking Systems (CCTNS) project in Maharashtra State. Due to his efforts, Maharashtra implemented path-breaking IT schemes like online first information reports (FIRs), advanced forensics, and digitization of the state's crime records. Singh is also the designated Special Inspector General of Police - Women Atrocity Prevention, a special authority created by the Maharashtra government.</p> <p> Further, the chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has appointed Singh as the head of the state's information and publicity department, as well. He is the first IPS officer to hold this post. Singh subsequently took charge as the Chief information Security Officer (CISO) on June 18, 2016. Singh has also been designing apps for mobile platforms and holds several patents. He constantly contributes to the evolving software innovation space, and is the author of "Quantum Siege," which is among the top ten books on online ecommerce portal, Amazon.</p>
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  • Bob Russo
    Transitioning General Manager, PCI Security Standards Council
    Russo brings more than 25 years of high-tech business management, operations and security experience to his role as the general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. He guides the organization through its crucial charter, which is focused on improving data security standards for merchants, banks and other key stakeholders involved in the global payment card transaction process. To fulfill this role, Russo works with representatives from American Express, Discover Financial, JCB, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa International to drive awareness and adoption of the PCI Data Security Standard.
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  • Dharmaraj Ramakrishnan
    Senior Director - IT and Head of Service Delivery - Banking and Payments, Fidelity National Information Services
    Dharmaraj Ramakrishnan currently serves as Senior Director of IT and Head of Service Delivery for Banking and Payments for Fidelity National Information Services. He is an experienced fraud and risk specialist and a frequent lecturer.
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  • Fred Hopper
    Director of Security, Giesecke & Devrient Canada
    Fred Hopper has been Director of Security for Giesecke & Devrient Canada since 2008. He has a strong background in Information Technology, with a focus on Information and Physical Security for more than 10 years in the Payment Card Industry and has provided security assessments for large corporations in Canada and the United States. Fred is an active participant in the Canadian financial card security community and has assisted law enforcement in investigations and prosecutions involving card counterfeiting.
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  • Prakash Padariya
    Head - Information Security, GE India Technology Center
    Prakash Padariya currently serves as Head of Information Security in GE's India Technology Center. He has over 15+ years of core Information/Cyber Security & Technology corporate experience with leading Fortune 100 multinational corporations like GE, Royal Bank Of Scotland, IBM, Target Corporation & Accenture. His professional experience spans across Banking, Financial, Telecommunications & IT service industries in India, USA, UK, Australia, Canada and EMEA countries.
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  • Trevor Hughes
    CEO & President, International Association of Privacy Professionals
    <p> Hughes is an attorney specializing in e-commerce, privacy and technology law. In his role as executive director of the IAPP, Hughes leads the world's largest association of privacy professionals. He has testified before the U.S. Congress Commerce Committee, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the EU Parliament on issues of privacy and data protection, spam prevention and privacy-sensitive technologies. </p>
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  • Shawn Taylor
    Customer Evangelist, Systems Engineer, ForeScout Technologies
    Spanning a 20-year career as an accomplished and well-respected Systems Engineer, Shawn Taylor's strong mix of technical acumen, architectural expertise, and passion for operational efficiencies has established him as a trusted advisor to ForeScout's customers since joining in 2016. His experience designing, architecting and evangelizing solutions across a wide spectrum of industries delivers a rare cross-functional understanding of today's business-technology challenges, including Cybersecurity, Biometrics and Identity Management, IT Operations, Service Management, IT Asset Management and Data Management.
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  • Neil Hammet
    Head of Email Security Products, Proofpoint
    Hammet heads up the global sales enablement team at Proofpoint for email fraud defense. He has been in the brand & fraud protection industry for many years, helping organizations take control of their digital identity. Prior to Proofpoint, Neil was supporting new business efforts around email fraud protection and digital brand management at Return Path, Corporation Services Company (CSC), previously Melbourne IT.
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  • John Walker
    Visiting Prof. at the School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University; Advisory Board, Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS), University of Kent and Former Royal Air Force Security/Investigations and Counter Intelligence Operations
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  • Matthew Dovie
    Security Consultant, NTT Security
    Dovie has more than 10 years of experience in implementing and supporting IT practices, including designing and developing policies, processes and procedures, as well as managing projects. He performs independent assessments of client security policies, procedures, operating practices and technical environments based on security regulations, frameworks, and standards including HIPAA, HITRUST, and PCI. He also played an integral role in developing NTT Security's healthcare assessment process and methodology. Formerly, Dovie was the senior technology GRC engineer and senior user support analyst at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) and Tulane University.
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  • Gordon Hughes
    Attorney, Davies Collison Cave
    Dr Hughes joined Davies Collison Cave as a partner in its Litigation and Commercialisation practice in 2016. He is a renowned expert in the area of intellectual property commercialisation, information technology law, eCommerce, and data protection. Dr Hughes is a former president of the Law Institute of Victoria, the Law Council of Australia and LAWASIA, a former chair of the Law Council's International Law Section, and current chair of LAWASIA's Business Law Section. He is also a qualified arbitrator and part-time member of the Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
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  • Carl Banzhof
    VP of Security Engineering, LogicNow
    Banzhof is a veteran in the information security industry with more than 20 years of experience in threat management and data protection. He joined LogicNow after the cybersecurity firm he co-founded was acquired in 2016 and he now oversees that technology as part of the complete LogicNow platform.
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  • Ruby Rai
    Cyber Underwriting Specialist, Financial Lines, AIG
    Ruby Rai currently leads the complex Cyber and Technology risk portfolio for AIG Canada. She actively participates in public forums to promote AIG's expertise in cyber insurance and guides the team to stay ahead of the evolving cyber risk market. Rai's more than 11 years of insurance experience includes being a financial lines broker and spearheading a national cyber practice at a tier 1 brokerage in Canada. In her previous role as a broker, she advised clients in assessing their cyber risks and finding the right solutions for cyber risk transfer.
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  • Keith Carlson
    General Manager, Payments and Fraud Prevention, Amazon Web Services
    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.
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  • Richard Parry
    Principal, Parry Advisory; former Risk Management Executive, JPMorgan Chase
    Parry is a career risk manager, with experience that spans the globe for international financial institutions such as Visa, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase. Parry's expertise includes executive roles in fraud operations, fraud policy and oversight, customer authentication and identity management. After his tenure with Chase, Parry co-founded Turnkey Risk Solutions, an identity risk management company specializing in identifying synthetic identities and first-party fraud. Most recently, he created Parry Advisory, an advisory firm focused on identity risk and cybersecurity thought leadership.
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  • Thom Langford
    CISO, Publicis Groupe
    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.
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  • Sean Brady
    Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Arbor Networks
    Currently, serving as Sr. Director, Product Marketing for Arbor Networks, the Security Division of NETSCOUT., Sean Brady is a 16-year veteran of the cybersecurity space, spanning disciplines from DDoS and Networking to Identity, Anti-Fraud, and Advanced Threat. Brady previously led Marketing and Product Management for Vorstack, a security automation and collaboration solution. Prior to Vorstack, Sean spent nearly 9 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC, setting roadmap and go-to-market directions for RSA's anti-fraud, identity, and data protection solutions.
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  • Eric Chiu
    President and Co-founder, HyTrust
    Chiu co-founded HyTrust, Inc. in 2007 and also serves as its President. Chiu served as the CEO of HyTrust until February 8, 2011. He has more than 13 years of experience in high tech management and finance. He served as VP of sales and business development at Cemaphore Systems, Inc. since March 2005. Prior to Cemaphore, he led business development activities at MailFrontier and mySimon, which was acquired by CNET Networks.
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  • Elvis Chan
    Supervisory Special Agent, San Francisco Division, FBI
    Chan manages a squad responsible for investigating national security cyber matters. He is a decorated agent who is recognized within the Intelligence Community as a cyberterrorism expert. SSA Chan was the lead agent on significant cyber investigations and managed joint counterterrorism operations with domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies. Prior to joining the Bureau, SSA Chan was a process development engineer in the semiconductor industry for 12 years. He holds two U.S. patents, presented at many technical and law enforcement symposiums, and published multiple articles in technical journals. SSA Chan graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in chemical engineering and chemistry.
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  • Josh Brooks
    Director of Compliance Engineering, Oracle
    Josh Brooks currently serves as Director of Compliance Engineering for Oracle. Prior to his service to Oracle in many capacities, Brooks was a Cyber Intelligence Manager for Lockheed Martin and a Program Manager for ETS.
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  • Jay Johnson
    Partner, Jones Day
    Jay Johnson is a former federal prosecutor with 15 years of government and law firm experience in litigation, investigations, and regulatory compliance. Having previously tried a number of cases to juries in federal court, he represents companies facing complex litigation and advises on regulatory compliance measures, with an emphasis on data privacy, cybersecurity, intellectual property, and white collar issues. Johnson also co-founded the Firm's Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, a bi-monthly publication produced by a global 30-attorney team. Prior to joining Jones Day, Johnson was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Texas and the district-wide coordinator for computer hacking and intellectual property issues.
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  • Liz Garner
    Senior Manager, Public Policy, Amazon
    Liz Garner is Senior Manager of Public Policy for Amazon. She most previously served as the VP of the Merchant Advisory Group. She has considerable experience in advocating for merchants as well as a strong payments background. Formerly, Garner served as director of commerce & entrepreneurship at the National Restaurant Association, representing the industry before Congress and numerous regulatory agencies on issues impacting restaurant and food service profitability & entrepreneurship, including retail and mobile payments, data security, privacy, emerging technologies, tax, finance, and other issues. Before joining the National Restaurant Association, Garner served as director of government relations for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) where she focused on similar policy issues and also served as the staff liaison to the FMI Electronic Payments Committee.
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  • Gord Jamieson
    Senior Director of Canada Risk Services, Visa
    Gord Jamieson is a Senior Business Leader at Visa and serves as the head of Canada Risk. His goal is to differentiate Visa from competition, reduce risks of regulatory impact and support core growth by engaging Canadian clients to minimize payment system risks. Having been with Visa for 17 years, he has always been in the Risk function. Prior to joining Visa, Jamieson served as a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 20 years. In that capacity, he has investigated organized crime involvement in forged credit card manufacturing and distribution. Jamieson has held positions as both the President and Vice-President of the Central Canada Chapter of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) and presently is a member of the IAFCI Board of Advisors.
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  • Dr. N. Rajendran
    CTO, National Payments Council of India
    Having over 22 years of technology experience, mostly into payment system, Rajendran has managed key portfolios mainly into- designing, implementing and operations at some of the biggest financial networks in the country- Indian Financial Network(INFINET), NFS and NPCINET, which include ATMs, POS, payment gateway, payment switch, network security, network & system administration, infrastructure development, information security management, and consulting experience with large banks. Rajendran is the Chief Technology Officer in NPCI. In this role, he is responsible for the entire technology payments systems- including payment application's operations, projects, infrastructure architecture, data centre management, it security and implementing key strategic initiatives. Rajendran has been responsible for perfecting NPCI's system, processes and controls that essentially require quality standardization to support the goal of the company that is- 'Touching every Indian by 2020.' He is credited as one of the key founders of National Financial Switch (NFS) and played crucial role in architecting and establishing NPCI's biggest Payment network- NPCINet, , which now has robust architecture and supports over 100 member banks with over two lakh ATMs and over 100 lakh transactions per day, collectively. Under his leadership, NPCI has been able to achieve some of the technology benchmarks including - PCI DSS certification project, data center establishment & data center migration, building payment platform for NFS, CTS, RuPay, ACH, APBS, IMPS , AEPS and UPI. Actively involved in creating digital payment systems, product initiatives including Unified Payment Interface (UPI).
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  • John Houston
    Vice President, Privacy and Information Security, and Associate Counsel
    Houston is vice president, information security and privacy, and associate counsel for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, an $11 billion health system. At UPMC, Houston handles such issues as privacy, information security and legal matters associated with the acquisition, licensing and use of technology. He is an adjunct assistant professor in the department of biomedical informatics at the university's school of medicine.
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  • Fergus Campbell
    Fraud Communications Manager, Gumtree
    In his current role as Fraud Communications Manager, Fergus Campbell looks after external and corporate affairs for Gumtree (part of the eBay Classifieds Group), which includes creating work-streams which help the business to better engage in fraud prevention and reduction. Recently he launched the UK's first report into 'the psychology of scamming in online marketplaces' to further build the profile and reputation of the business within the UK, and rebut misperceptions of the brand. Campbell's previous experience lies in consulting for a range of b2b and b2c brands and businesses, in the UK and abroad.
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  • Allen O'Rourke
    Cybersecurity Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
    As an attorney at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, specializing in clients affected by data breaches and cyber-attacks, Allen O'Rourke counsels clients' legal and information security teams on investigating and remediating a breach, interfacing with law enforcement and ensuring compliance with applicable data breach laws and regulations. In addition to incident response, O'Rourke defends clients facing government, regulatory and consumer class actions as well as other litigation arising from data breaches. Prior to joining Womble Carlyle, O'Rourke was a Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. He conducted numerous investigations into corporate data breaches, business email compromise schemes, "dark web" criminal forums, money laundering using Bitcoin, terrorist use of the Internet, and other cybercrime. After graduating from Harvard Law School in 2008, O'Rourke clerked for the Honorable Anita Brody on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and for the Honorable Allyson Duncan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
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  • Adam Sedgewick
    Senior Advisor, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Senior Information Technology Policy Advisor Adam Sedgewick coordinates information technology projects with NIST's critical partners in the federal arena, including the Chief Information Officers' Council, the Office of Management and Budget and the National Security Staff. Sedgewick is leading NIST's newest project to develop a cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure such as power plants, and financial, transportation and communications systems, as called for in President Obama's 2013 Executive Order on "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity."
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  • Cheryl O'Neill
    Director of Product Marketing for Data Security Products, Imperva
    O'Neill is the Product Marketing Director for Imperva, Inc., the leading provider of data security solutions. She is a 15-year information security and compliance technologist, working with the largest financial services, life science and Fortune 500 companies to safely secure their most sensitive and regulated data. In her current role, O'Neill manages the Imperva SecureSphere data security solutions.
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  • James Ratley
    President and CEO, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    <p>In 2006, Ratley was named President of the ACFE, and, in 2011, he was also named CEO. In this role, he works to promote the ACFE to the public and other professional organizations and continues to assist in the development of anti-fraud products and services to meet the needs of the ACFE's members. In addition to his executive duties, Ratley serves as a member of the ACFE's faculty, and teaches regularly at workshops and conferences on a variety of fraud-related subjects.</p>
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  • Anand Sureka
    Senior Sales Engineer, Guardian Analytics
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  • Ryan Witt
    Managing Director, Healthcare Industry Practice, Proofpoint
    Ryan Witt currently serves as Proofpoint's Managing Director, Healthcare Industry Practice and responsible for the strategy and solutions for the company's healthcare business. He is also the Chair of Proofpoint's Healthcare Advisory Board and is currently serving a two year term on the HIMSS Cybersecurity, Privacy & Security Committee. Based in Silicon Valley, Witt works closely with healthcare industry leaders to demonstrate the value of data security as a core component of patient safety and as a key enabler for enhancing access to high quality patient care, reducing the cost of care and ultimately improving patient outcomes. Prior to Proofpoint, he held Healthcare Leadership positions at Fortinet and Juniper Networks and was the Chair of both companies' Healthcare Advisory Boards.
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  • Mayra Koury
    VP, Central Operations, Tech Credit Union
    In her current role as VP of central operations, Mayra Koury is responsible for the management, service and sales support of the credit union's centralized member service and electronic funds transfer operations center. Having built her career at Tech CU, she has held various positions since she joined in 1996, including card services manager, EFT services manager and assistant vice president of Central Operations. She is certified as an accredited ACH professional, holds NACHA accreditation and is a member of her family's foundation, The June & Julian Foss Foundation.
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  • Jane Yao
    SVP - Benchmarking & Survey Research, Office of the Chief Economist, American Banker's Association
    Yao manages ABA's peer benchmarking programs. She oversees the Association's survey projects and banker working groups on a wide range of topics, including deposit account fraud trend and prevention, compensation practices, and back office operations. The surveys conducted by her department are designed to help banks improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. In 2003, she helped establish ABA's Operational Risk Data Sharing Consortium (the ABA Consortium), which collects operational risk data by business line and event type. Today, members use the ABA Consortium data and benchmarking reports in risk management, stress testing and capital planning. Yao has more than 25 years of research experience. She has presented various survey results at industry events. Y hoaolds a doctorate degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.
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  • Mark Yakabuski
    VP, Business Development Strategy, Gemalto
    Yakabuski is an innovative and seasoned information security professional with a strong track record of developing and bringing to market innovative encryption product lines, as well as development strategic partnerships in the data protection industry. Having joined SafeNet in 2000, he currently serves as the company's VP of business development strategy. During his tenure, Yakabuski has responsibility for driving SafeNet' s market share in emerging security markets such as cloud computing, crypto-as-an-IT-service, and smart grid technologies. Prior to working in the business development organization at Gemalto, Yakabuski was VP of product management, for the Crypto Management Business Unit. In previous roles, he served as senior sales engineer at SafeNet, where he was responsible for technical pre-sales, sales support and select areas of product management and marketing for the Crypto Management portfolio, and as an applications engineer.
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  • John Marsden
    ID and Fraud Business Development Expert, Equifax
    Marsden is currently responsible for the commercial development of Equifax UK ID and Fraud Services. Early in his career, he spent nine years with Barclaycard Merchant Services managing a base of merchant customers and delivering purchasing card programs. This exposure has proved invaluable throughout his career by providing distinct insights into consumer processes and direct exposure to fraud. From this, he worked for Experian and honed a specialty in turning data into business intelligence. Then, he led sales for 7Side where he advised top 100 law firms as Anti-Money Laundering Regulation was applied. This use of technology and data to help firms identify their clients led him to Equifax, where he has been focusing on ID and fraud for 14 years.
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  • Molly McGinnis Stine
    Steering Committee, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group, Locke Lord
    Molly McGinnis Stine is part of Locke Lord's Insurance: Litigation and Counseling practice group. She also is a member of the Steering Committee of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group, its Incident Response Team, and its New York Department of Financial Services initiative. She has focused on cyber, privacy, data security, communications, social media and other evolving risks involving organizations and industries such as energy and oil, financial institutions, mining, chemical and other manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, public utility, medical devices, transportation, municipalities, real estate developers and others.
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  • Denyette DePierro
    VP & Senior Counsel - Center for Payments & Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
    <p>DePierro joined the American Bankers Association in March 2008. Prior to joining the ABA, DePierro was Legislative Counsel of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) in Washington, D.C., and the California Independent Bankers in Newport Beach, Calif. At the ABA, DePierro focuses on the state, federal and international regulation of technology, cybersecurity, privacy, data security and emerging trends in banking, including fintech, blockchain, internet of things (IOT), artificial intelligence and social media.</p>
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  • Jeffrey Dant
    Global Lead, Fraud Fusion Center, Citi
    Dant is a senior manager in the Citibank Global CSIS Cyber Program, responsible for the global oversight of the CSIS forensic program. He helps the regions analyze investigative tactics and create efficient processes to address regionally specific cyber-related incidents. Prior to Citibank, he served 12 years with the U.S. Secret Service, where he specialized in digital forensics and the investigations of large transnational organized crime groups involved in cyber-related fraud.
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  • Shivangi Nadkarni
    Co-Founder & CEO, Arrka Consulting
    Nadkarni has over 20 years of experience in the domains of information risk & privacy, e-commerce & networks. She has handled multiple roles over the years at Sify and Wipro - which include heading the global application security & identity management practice at Wipro, setting up India's first licensed certifying authority for digital signatures in collaboration with Verisign at Sify, launched and managed the first enterprise IP network services in India at Sify, etc. She set up Arrka Consulting - her own venture - a few years ago. Arrka provides consulting, advisory and training services in the information risk & privacy domain, Nadkarni has recently authored the first book on Data Privacy in India for DSCI, as part of their new privacy certification program - DCPP.
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  • Robert Bigman
    former Chief Information Security Officer, CIA; CEO, 2BSecure LLC
    Bigman recently retired from Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), after serving a 30 year distinguished career. Recognized as a pioneer in the field of classified information protection, Bigman developed technical measures and procedures to manage the nation's most sensitive secrets. As an information security trailblazer, he participated in developing security measures for government computers well before commercial industry found the internet. He then developed creative solutions to allow the CIA to use the Internet to further its mission without exposure. With twenty-five years of experience, Bigman worked in every area of information and data security, the last fifteen years as the agency's CISO. In this role, he managed a large organization of technical and program officers responsible for the protection of all agency information. As the CISO, his responsibilities included cryptography, information security policy/processes, standards and requirements, testing and network defense/response. Bigman also served as the Agency's designated officer for all discussions with the information security industry and its commercial partners. He has contributed to almost every intelligence community information security policy/technical standard and has provided numerous briefings to the National Security Council, Congress and presidential commissions.
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  • Richard Henderson
    CTO for North America, Infosec Global
    Richard Henderson is Field CTO at Infosec Global, where he is responsible for trend-spotting, industry-watching, and idea-creating. He has nearly two decades of experience and involvement in the global hacker community and discovers new trends and activities in the cyber-underground. Henderson is a researcher and regular presenter at conferences and events, and was lauded by a former US DHS undersecretary for cybersecurity as having an "insightful view" on the current state of cybersecurity. Henderson is also a skilled electronics hacker: he was one of the first researchers in the world to defeat Apple's TouchID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5S. He has taught courses on radio interception techniques multiple times at the DEFCON hacker conference.
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  • Diane E. McCracken
    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Customers Bank
    McCracken is a technologist first and foremost with over 15 years in Information Technology. Her office includes loss prevention and security, information and cyber security and business continuity and disaster recovery. She made the leap to Information Security in 2004 as an analyst with Sovereign Bank. She joined Customers Bank in 2011 as the Information Security leader and has assumed various roles including launching the bank's first mobile app in 2012, standing up the vendor management practice and cybersecurity programs. She was promoted to Chief Security Officer in September, 2015. McCracken is a member of Infragard, FS-ISAC and ISC2. She earned her CISSP certification in 2007.
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  • Sunil Chand
    Director of Cybersecurity, Grant Thornton, Toronto
    Sunil Chand is a security management professional with more than 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP, he held the role of Director, Information Security Consulting Services for TELUS Security and Chief Information Security Officer for a number of other organizations. Furthermore, he has developed and executed go-to market strategies for Governance, Risk and Compliance and Threat and Vulnerability Assessment services, corporate information security strategies aligned to organizations' business goals, among other recognized accomplishments.
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  • Brad Wilson
    Manager, Forensic Technology Solutions, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    WIlson has eight years of experience in the fields of digital forensics and eDiscovery investigations for complex civil and criminal matters, technical assessments, cybercrime and data breach investigations. He has extensive experience as the technical lead on these domestic and global investigative matters. During his time with PwC, WIlson has been the primary technical lead in performing forensic investigations in preserving and analysing a diverse set of IT systems and devices, and generating report documentation of findings. He led in a consultant capacity to analyze, research, and design electronic inventory and collection procedures with current data storage systems. He also has experience in conducting investigations with link analysis visualization tools, and analyzing large data sets with innovative technologies.
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  • Y.V. Ramana Murthy
    GM & Group CISO, State Bank of India
    Y.V. Ramana Murthy currently serves as General Manager and Group CISO for the State Bank of India. After a lengthy career in the Indian Air Force, he joined the State Bank of India, where he has acted in a number of capacities critical to the security operations of the organization.
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  • James McDowell
    Director, BlackBerry Cybersecurity Consulting
    James is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in cybersecurity and information security. He is responsible for working with clients to develop robust approaches to cyber security defences. James is currently engaged in large projects in the automotive and marine spaces and often delivers talks on areas such as security planning, IoT security and GDPR legislation.
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  • Dan McKenzie
    Head of Enterprise Fraud Strategy, RBC Bank
    <p>McKenzie's focus is on the capital markets and wealth management businesses, but also supports personal and commercial banking initiatives. He has more than 20 years of experience in banking. McKenzie's background includes systems implementation, AML strategy, fraud strategy, analytics and consulting. Before joining RBC, he was the director of fraud and ID management at TransUnion.</p>
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  • 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.
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  • Jason Tunn
    Detective Chief Inspector - FALCON Cyber Crime Unit and National Mobile Phone Crime Unit, Metropolitan Police Service London
    Tunn is the head of Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit that specializes in the proactive and reactive police investigative response to serious, organized and complex pure cybercrimes such as Malware, Phishing, Network Intrusions, Data and IP theft, and Distributed Denial of Service attacks affecting London. Work involves the leading of these investigations and overseeing parallel financial inquiries that seek to identify, restrain and confiscate criminal proceeds of such crime. Tunn works with industry & international law enforcement partners. He is a national senior investigating officer (SIO) accredited for complex and serious/organized crime, and CISSP accredited.
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  • Douglas Thomas
    Director Counterintelligence Operations & Investigations, Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Thomas leads a staff that is responsible for providing advice and guidance relative to investigations, counterintelligence and counterterrorism matters impacting the Corporation. He is also the primary face to the Intelligence Community. His primary roles are to identify intelligence and terrorism threats to Lockheed Martin Corporation, work with internal and external partners to mitigate those threats, and provide oversight over security-related investigations across the enterprise.
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  • Bryce Austin
    former Senior Group Manager and Retail Technology Program Lead at Target during the November 2013 breach
    Bryce Austin is a leading voice on emerging technology and cybersecurity issues. With more than 10 years of experience as a chief information officer and chief information security officer, he actively advises the boards of companies in industries as diverse as financial services, retail, healthcare, technology and manufacturing industries. Austin holds a CISM certification and is known as a thought leader, cybersecurity expert and internationally recognized public speaker. He started his technology career on a Commodore 64 computer and a cassette tape drive.
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  • John Checco
    Senior VP, Global Information Security Innovation Group, Bank of America
    John Checco has been an active contributor to the Strategic Advisory & Content Committee of the WSTA (Wall Street Technology Association) since 1997, member of InfraGard's NY Metro Chapter since 2003, member in several other security organizations (ASIS, ISSA and OWASP), and was co-founder and chair for the NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference in 2014 and 2015. In his current position as Senior VP for Bank of America's Global Information Security Innovation Group, he is helping establish the multi-firm Financial Systemic Analysis & Resiliency Center (FSARC) through the DHS Loaned Executive Program. Prior to his current position, Checco served as Senior Information Security and Risk Advisor for Bloomberg L.P. where he introduced the BISO role to their various lines of business. He is founder of Checco Services Inc., an information security consulting firm that also patented the award-winning bioChec
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  • Ralph Smith
    Exercises and Projects Associate, FS-ISAC
    Smith has more than 35 years of experience in audit and security roles on behalf of UK central government departments, leading operational activity and advising governments across Europe and the pacific on computerized procedures, controls and forensic investigations. In 2006, he became head of information security activity for a large central government department, where he was a key contributor to cabinet office security policy and provided communications security guidance for HMG. Most recently, Smith has worked with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (FS-ISAC) as director of its member services program for UK and Ireland. He is currently focusing on the extensive CAPS cyberattack exercise program developed by FS-ISAC. In addition, he is a Central UK board member of ISACA and contributor to ISACA's international governance and regulatory advocacy committee.
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  • Mark Johnson
    CISO, DPO & Cyber Security Advocate
    Mark Johnson is a renowned cybercrime and security awareness trainer with over 40 years operational law enforcement & security experience worldwide. His background includes operational drug enforcement in the Central American region, military intelligence operations focusing on organised crime & counter-insurgency, telecoms network fraud investigations in 26 countries on all continents, online 'Catfishing' internet investigations into social engineering and phishing, training for police and other public sector cybercrime & online investigations as well as shipping, retail, IT and manufacturing security experience in multiple markets.
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  • Shawn Tuma
    Attorney, Spencer Fane LLP
    Shawn Tuma is an attorney internationally recognized in cybersecurity, computer fraud and data privacy law, in which he has practiced for nearly two decades. In 2016, he was selected by the National Law Journal as a Cybersecurity Law Trailblazer and Texas SuperLawyers for the Top 100 Lawyers in DFW. He serves as General Counsel and Board Member for the Cyber Future Foundation, on the Policy Council for the National Technology Security Coalition, Cybersecurity Task Force for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, Advisory Board of the University of North Texas Cyber Forensics Lab, and an Officer for the Computer & Technology Section of the State Bar of Texas, among many other activities.
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  • Sean McCloskey
    Branch Chief DHS Cyber Security Advisor Program, US Dept. of Homeland Security
    Sean McCloskey is the Branch Chief for Stakeholder Risk Assessment and Mitigation within the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cyber Security & Communications (CS&C). As Branch Chief, he manages the Cyber Security Evaluation Program, which conducts cybersecurity reviews and evaluations across all sixteen critical infrastructure sectors nationwide. Additionally, he oversees the Cyber Security Advisor program that fields DHS cybersecurity professionals across the country to assist critical infrastructure owners and operators improve their cybersecurity posture. Prior to joining DHS, McCloskey served as an information security consultant with over 18 years of experience supporting government clients. He has also served for over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and is an active drilling reservist.
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  • John Streufert
    National Cybersecurity Division Director, DHS
    <p>Streufert leads DHS's effort to build and maintain an effective national cyberspace response system and to implement a cyber risk management program. He served as the State Department's chief information security officer between from 2006 to 2012, where he instituted a program that resulted in an 89 percent reduction in risk in 12 months.</p>
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  • John Cloonan
    Head of Products, Lastline
    John Cloonan is Director of Products for Lastline with a passion for creating innovative information security solutions. Of his nearly 25 years of professional experience, he has spent more than 15 years in Information Security software development and service delivery. Cloonan has created strategies to help dozens of companies leverage their brands for marketing returns on investment, from solopreneurs to Fortune 1000 companies, and has passed on this knowledge to others as an adjunct professor.
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  • James Van Dyke
    CEO and Founder, Futurion, and former CEO, Javelin Strategy & Research
    Van Dyke, CEO of Futurion, is a research-based strategic technology consultant, helping leaders capture the future of identity, digital, payments and financial services for improved customer engagement. He volunteers on the Consumer Advisory Board of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and founded Javelin Strategy & Research. Van Dyke is a frequent presenter with audiences ranging from customer events or executive boards, the U.S. House of Representatives (Congress), and courtrooms as an expert witness. He has been widely cited in global media on topics related to fraud and personal security, including Bloomberg, Financial Times, Fox News, NPR, the New York Times, and Wired.
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  • Rob Zerby
    VP and Financial Crimes Manager, Wells Fargo
    Rob Zerby serves as program manager for both fraud and anti-bribery and corruption for Wells Fargo Community Banking. A 15-year veteran of the bank, he has spent more than 21 years in risk management, information technology and decision science. Prior to his current role, Zerby was the manager of operations for financial crimes Investigations, and the governance and reporting manager for corporate fraud risk management.
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  • Ari Schwartz
    Managing Director for Cybersecurity Policy, Venable
    Schwartz directs the firm's cybersecurity consulting services, assisting organizations with understanding and developing risk management strategies, including implementation of the Cybersecurity Framework and other planning tools to help minimize risk. Previously, he served at the White House National Security Council, as special assistant to the President and senior Ddrector for Cybersecurity where he led legislative and policy outreach to businesses, trade groups and others. Before his work at the White House, Schwartz led the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force, worked at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and served for 12 years at the Center for Democracy and Technology.
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  • Ryan Wilk
    VP Customer Success, NuData Security
    Ryan Wilk is Vice President, Customer Success for NuData Security, now a MasterCard company. Previously, he was a manager of Trust and Safety at StubHub and spent eight years with Universal Parks & Resorts in various eCommerce roles. NuData Security predicts and prevents online fraud, protecting businesses from brand damage and financial loss caused by fraudulent or malicious attacks. NuData Security analyzes and scores billions of users per year and services some of the largest eCommerce and Web properties around the globe.
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  • Ted Trush
    Enterprise Fraud Prevention Specialist, RSA
    Ted Trush is a business technology enabler with twenty years of successful IT experience supporting top of the line fraud prevention solutions for enterprise customers in Canada.
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  • Dr. A.S. Ramasastri
    Director, IDRBT
    Dr. A. S. Ramasastri took charge as the Director of IDRBT on October 24th 2014. Prior to joining the Institute, Dr. Ramasastri was the Chief General Manager-in-charge of Department of Information Technology at Reserve Bank of India. In the RBI, he has spearheaded many important projects including the Implementation of the Next Generation RTGS, adoption of international standards like XBRL and ISO 20022, conceptualizing and guiding of banks on Automated Data, and preparation of IT Vision of RBI for 2011-17. Dr. Ramasastri has been a member of the Institute's Governing Council, Member of Faculty of the RBI Staff College, and has authored two books on 'Quantitative Methods for Valuation of Assets' and 'Quantitative Methods for Banking and Finance' and the former has been published in Chinese too, apart from quite a few articles on Finance, Banking and IT in eminent journals and newspapers. He has guided the Bank of Mauritius, Bank of Malaysia and Bank of Uganda on implementation of Data Warehouse, XBRL etc., and delivered talks on standards and technology for data reporting at the International Monetary Fund and Bank of International Settlements.
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  • Dr. Sanjay Bahl
    Director General - CERT-In, MeitY, Govt. of India
    <p> Bahl is currently director general at CERT-In. He has been providing consultancy in the areas of governance, risk, compliance, security, privacy, forensics, investigation and fraud management to national level projects in India. Prior to CERT-In, he was the chief security officer for Microsoft Corporation in India where he was responsible for interaction with the government, academia, key strategic accounts and the CXO community with respect to Microsoft's security policy. Prior to joining Microsoft, Bahl was the global CSO of TCS where he established an enterprise-wide converged security environment and effectively addressed risk management and security across the organization worldwide. He has also worked with academic and professional communities as well as government groups to enhance their awareness of comprehensive security models. He has been in the IT industry since 1984 with experience in various areas. Bahl is and has been a member of various security committees at national and international level.</p>
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  • David Stubley
    CEO, 7 Elements
    Founder of 7 Elements, David Stubley brings over 17 years of experience within the technical security market, where he has held senior level positions within global blue-chip organisations. In this capacity, he was involved in the procurement of external security consultancy and testing resources. This valuable experience inspired Stubley to build a company that he himself would have wanted to work with during this time. A security testing and consultancy company that was responsive, technically astute and delivered tailored security testing as per organisation needs rather than off-the-shelf solutions.
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  • Dinesh Bareja
    Principal Advisor, Pyramid Cyber Security & Forensics, Dubai & India
    Bareja has been a practicing Information Security and Management professional for the past decade. He is a security and infrastructure specialist with experience in the government and enterprise domain for security audit, architecture, strategy, policy definition, planning, and optimization. He has been engaged with Jharkhand State Police - Cyber Defense Research Centre as cyber surveillance advisor and with other organizations like Bombay Stock Exchange as Technical Member - IGRC; Founder of Indian Honeynet Project; Mentor and Advisor with Ground Zero Security Conference and Cyber Peace Foundation. He is a regular speaker at cybersecurity events and has delivered lectures on security, governance, policies, and infrastructure issues at various security conferences including iSafe Dubai and to closed security groups in government. Dinesh is a member of ISACA, India-InfoSec Group, DSCI, National Anti-Hacking Group, ACFE, PRIMA, OWASP, NULL, Information Sharing & Research Association (ISRA), ClubHack, Cyber Peace Foundation and others.
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  • Paiman Nodoushani
    VP, Engineering, CA Veracode
    Paiman Nodoushani, Senior VP Engineering at CA Veracode, has more than 25 years of experience leading complex and diverse engineering teams in both small and large companies. He has spent the last seven years building cohesive teams that deliver Cloud/SaaS based solutions. Prior to joining CA Veracode, Nodoushani was the VP of engineering at Monotype, a $1 billion market cap company where he led a large geographically dispersed engineering team in building enterprise class products with focus on SaaS and Cloud. Previously, he was the VP of engineering at Layer3TV, and CTO and VP of Engineering and Data Center Operations at Continuum Managed Service. Nodoushani has BS and MS from the University of Connecticut. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Mass Technology Council, the Habitat for Humanity, and the Mass Network Communications Council.
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  • Rajnish Gupta
    Regional Director, RSA
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  • Emma Mohan-Satta
    Fraud Prevention Consultant, Kaspersky Lab
    As Fraud Prevention Consultant for Kaspersky Lab, Emma Mohan-Satta provides insight and experience for the growing Kaspersky Fraud Prevention product line in Europe. Kaspersky Fraud Prevention protects online and mobile banking from emergent threats using a combination of Machine Learning and latest fraud expertise. Mohan-Satta has been working in fraud prevention for the past decade since graduating from University of Warwick, with the majority of that time spent in financial services. Immediately prior to joining Kaspersky Lab she worked at American Express and its subsidiaries developing an extensive background in various fraud prevention domains.
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  • Scott Walker
    Solutions Engineer EMEA, Bomgar
    Scott Walker currently serves as a solutions engineer for Bomgar. Combined with his prior experience at Kaspersky, Walker draws on his decade in the security space in both his daily work, as well as for his frequent speaking engagements.
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  • Jeff Stutzman
    Co-Founder, CEO, Red Sky Alliance and Wapack Labs
    Stutzman is the Co-founder and CEO of Red Sky Alliance and Wapack Labs Corporations. Red Sky Alliance�� is a cyber threat intelligence collaborative and reporting center consisting of roughly 25 global organizations sharing information about targeted, advanced, and emerging cyber threats. Wapack Labs is a private cyber intelligence organization that performs research, analysis, and intelligence operations. The Lab authors cyber threat intelligence and analysis for nearly 7000 organizations worldwide, including the global memberships of the Red Sky Alliance, the Financial Services ISAC. Stutzman previously served as a Director at the DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3), and has 'boots on the ground' experience in more than two dozen high-risk cyber threat areas including China, Brazil, the Middle East, and South America. He is a former active duty US Navy Intelligence Officer and has spent two years as a visiting scientist with Carnegie Mellon and cited in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Wired Magazine. He holds a BS in Liberal Sciences from Excelsior College, an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and is a Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executive Fellow.
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  • Erik Devine
    CISO, Riverside Healthcare
    Erik Devine is the Chief Information Security Officer at Riverside Healthcare. He is responsible for all corporate cyber security initiatives, including compliance, technology, forensics, and security awareness training. Having earned an MBA with a concentration in Information Security, Devine started his career in 1994 in the finance industry, and moved into healthcare in 2011. He has presented at venues such as Gartner, HIMSS, Security Analyst Summit and Becker's Review and has contributed multiple publications regarding information security specifically in healthcare.
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  • Sanjay Sahay
    Additional Director General of Police - Cyber, Karnataka Police
    Sanjay Sahay belongs to the 1989 batch of the IPS, borne on Karnataka cadre and is an accomplished officer with a high degree of professionalism in wide and varied assignments. He has achieved 360 degrees of experience in all policing tasks while simultaneously maintaining keen interest in all staff functions and a passion for usage of appropriate technology in policing at all levels and in all fields. His important assignments provided significant value addition to his professional persona. He is credited to have created an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, the Police IT, Broadband networking and Data Center for the Karnataka State Police. He has immense expertise in a broad band of technologies like TETRA, Geospatial Technology, ERP, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Big Data.
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  • Jessica Corley
    Partner, Chair of the Securities Litigation Group, Alston & Bird LLP
    Corley is chair of the Securities Litigation Group, where she concentrates her practice on securities and complex commercial litigation, including securities class actions, derivative suits and M&A litigation. She also counsels companies and their directors and officers on regulatory investigations, disclosure issues, fiduciary duties in the deal context, and director and officer insurance coverage. Corley has written and spoken on a variety of commercial litigation topics, particularly in the areas of securities and M&A litigation.
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  • Ravi Krishnan MuthuKrishnan
    Product Security Architect, Visa
    Ravi Muthukrishnan specializes in web application security, cloud security, data protection, risk management and cybersecurity issues. He currently leads security architecture for Visa web applications, previously worked in CTO office at IBM Security and at e-commerce companies. He is a master innovator with 25+ information and payment security patents.
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  • Rohyt Belani
    Co-Founder and CEO, PhishMe
    Rohyt Belani is an industry veteran with over 15 years of experience in technical and senior management roles at leading cyber security companies. Prior to founding PhishMe, Belani served as the CEO of Intrepidus Group (acquired by NCC Group PLC), Managing Director at Mandiant (acquired by FireEye, Inc.) and Principal Consultant at Foundstone (acquired by McAfee). He has also served as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and is also often called upon to provide commentary and analysis on cybersecurity issues for national print and broadcast media including CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World News, The Washington Post, The Harvard Business Review, and ABC News.
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  • Stephen Boyer
    CTO & Co-Founder, BitSight Technologies
    Boyer is Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of BitSight Technologies, an innovative security risk management company backed by the National Science Foundation, Globespan Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Commonwealth Capital Ventures. He has nearly 15 years of experience in the security and risk management space. Before BitSight, Boyer founded Saperix and sold it to FireMon. Prior to Saperix, Boyer spent a decade at MIT Lincoln Labs researching and developing next generation information security technology.
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  • Robert Schwentker
    Co-founder and President, Blockchain University
    Schwentker is a technology executive, evangelist & educator with a passion for working with developers, entrepreneurs, innovators & startup communities to build prototypes & products. He has extensive developer relations, programming & systems experience at financial service organizations like PayPal, American Express & Citigroup. Robert recently founded Blockchain University to educate & inspire the first wave of distributed ledger technologists to create ground breaking innovations. Over the last year, Blockchain University has educated 350 entrepreneurs and inspired 60 projects in Silicon Valley, Tokyo & four cities in India.
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  • Titta Launiainen
    CISO, WorldRemit
    Titta Tajwer Launiainen currently heads the security division at WorldRemit, a FinTech start-up. Prior to this, she worked on high profile security and auditing assignments with major consultancy firms including Accenture, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young. Her work spans across many different sectors including banking, insurance, energy and aviation.
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  • Mark Loveless
    Senior Security Researcher, Duo
    Loveless, also known as Simple Nomad, has been involved in the hacker and security community for several decades. He has spoken at numerous hacker and security conferences worldwide, including Blackhat, DefCon, RSA, ShmooCon and DerbyCon. He has been interviewed by CNN, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired and others. As a security researcher for Duo Security, he explores IoT, network infrastructure, mobile security and other topics.
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  • David Weinstein
    Senior Presales Engineer, Kaspersky
    Although Weinstein started his career as an attorney, for over 20 years he has worked as a pre-sales engineer for a number of enterprise software companies. Before joining Kaspersky, he was a senior solutions consultant in the RISC (Risk, Information Security and Compliance) group at FIS, the world's largest provider of technology to financial services companies. At Kaspersky, Weinstein helps financial services firms understand how Kaspersky Fraud Prevention solutions can protect them and their on-line and mobile banking customers from the growing threat of cyberattacks.
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  • K Suresh
    Vice President IT, Tata AIG General Insurance Company
    Suresh is an experienced technology professional and leader with close to 26 years of extensive experience in the field of information technology, ranging from software development, consultancy, corporate training, project management. He has strong domain knowledge of the BFSI sector, especially in the general insurance industry, ranging from IT consulting to conducting training for top management on IT strategies. He has hands-on level understanding of various aspects of general insurance business and operations through the process of embedding IT in business. He is also a certified trainer with over a decade of IT corporate training experience in specialised higher-end technologies and concepts, and with expertise in conducting programs for top management on IT strategies - both domestic and international customers.
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  • David Pommerehn
    Senior Counsel and Assistant VP, Consumer Bankers Association
    Pommerehn is senior counsel and assistant vice president at the Consumer Bankers Association, the recognized voice on retail banking issues. Pommerehn's expertise covers a wide range of legal, legislative and regulatory issues associated with the areas of consumer financial services. He is the CBA lead for deposits and payment issues, as well as small business banking issues, and manages CBA's deposits and payments and small business banking committees. Prior to joining CBA in 2008, Pommerehn served as a defense attorney for the State of Maryland and as counsel to several non-profit financial services companies.
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  • Brooke Satti Charles
    Financial Crime Prevention Strategist, IBM Security Trusteer
    Brooke Satti Charles is a Financial Crime Prevention Strategist with IBM Security Trusteer. Her primary focus is to highlight IBM's capabilities in fighting cyber-crime. Her career has been focused on research and reporting of cyber-crime, fraud, money laundering, insurance, terrorist financing, conflicts management, enterprise risk assessments, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining IBM, Brooke held a number of roles at Bank of America and John Hancock / Manulife Financial Services. She is an accomplished writer and public speaker with a tremendous understanding of compliance and regulatory issues as well as the financial crime threat landscape. Brooke has a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Media Studies from Northeastern University and is currently working to achieve her masters.
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  • Randy Vanderhoof
    Director, US Payments Forum
    Since 2002, Randy Vanderhoof has been serving as the full time Executive Director of the Smart Card Alliance, a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology. In March 2017, the organization changed its name to the Secure Technology Alliance and expanded its mission to supporting the adoption of secure solutions including smart cards, embedded chip technology, etc.. Vanderhoof's prior experience includes helping launch the EMV Migration Forum (later re-branded as the US Payments Forum), a separate but related cross-industry body focused on supporting an alignment of the EMV implementation steps required for global and regional payment networks, issuers, processors, merchants, and consumers to ensure a successful move from magnetic stripe technology to more secure EMV contact and contactless technology in the United States. He currently also serves as the Director of the U.S. Payments Forum.
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  • Lopa Mudraa Basuu
    Global Director IT Risk Operations, Ocwen Financial Solutions
    Lopa Mudraa Basuu is Global Director IT Risk Operations at OCWEN Financial Solutions. With nearly 20 years versatile experience in information security, data privacy and risk management & governance, she has a proven performance record of delivering value as business enabler by providing secure platform to operate and explore new avenues of revenue generation. Her expertise lies in enterprise security & risk governance portfolio management, strategic alignment of technology with business and regulatory requirements, cyber defense program management, security operations, privacy program management, security & privacy training, risk-based audit lifecycle management and compliance program lifecycle management.
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  • Christopher Greany
    Managing Director, Head of Group Investigations and Insider Threat Program, Barclays
    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.
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  • Margaret Reid
    Senior Vice President of Risk Services, Visa
    Margaret Reid currently serves as Senior Vice President at Visa. Responsible for North America Risk Services, she oversees a team dedicated to payment security.
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  • Sobins Kuriakose
    Head - State Governments & Citizen Engagement, National Skill Development Corporation
    Sobins Kuriakose currently serves as Head of State Governments and Citizen Engagement for National Skill Development Corporation where he specializes in policy formulation and government programs relating to cybersecurity. Prior to joining National Skill Development Corporation, he held many positions in government and social services.
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  • Greg Garcia
    Executive Director for Cybersecurity Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council
    Greg Garcia is the Executive Director for Cybersecurity of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, the convening organization for critical healthcare infrastructure organizations across 6 major subsectors, working in partnership with HHS and other government agencies to protect the security and resilience of the sector, patient safety and public health. He was the nation's first DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications under President George W. Bush, 2006-09, where among other achievements he initiated the creation of the National Cyber and Communications Integration Center. He also served as executive director of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council, and held executive positions with Bank of America, 3Com Corporation, Information Technology Association of America, and Americans for Computer Privacy, all with the responsibility of driving change in public policy and business operations to strengthen the security and resiliency of the nation's critical infrastructures. Garcia also served as professional staff on the Committee on Science in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he helped draft and shepherd enactment of the Cyber Security Research and Development Act of 2002. He also serves on the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, a government/industry committee advising the Secretaries of Commerce and Homeland Security, and the Director of OMB, on national information security and privacy policy.
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