July 12, 2021 | 1 minute read
Sam is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute, and prior to joining Cybereason was CTO and CISO for Arbor Networks (NetScout) and was CSO and SVP R&D at MicroStrategy in addition to holding senior security roles at McAfee and CA. He spent 7 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC as Chief Technologist and SVP of Product. Sam also has over 20 patents in security from his time as a security architect, has been a leader in two successful startups and is a board member of the Cybersecurity Coalition, of SSH Communications and of Sequitur Labs.
Todd has built Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years, and was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.
Frank is currently Chief Customer Officer SecuLore Solutions and formerly the CIO for the City of Baltimore. As a “ransomware battle-tested” CIO, Frank is now focused on helping others in all aspects of cyber security. Providing cyber thought leadership and best practices as an Ambassador of the Cybersecurity Collaborative – a member organization for CISOs by CISOs. And now as the Chief Customer Officer for a leading-edge cyber security product and services company. Prior to joining SecuLore Solutions, Frank served as the City of Baltimore's Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) charged with leading and supporting all digital transformation programs and efforts. He also led Intel Corporation's Enterprise business and was VP and General Manager, Americas Industry Sales Group.
Kerissa Varma is the Group Chief Information Security Officer of Old Mutual Limited, one of the largest financial services organizations on the African continent with a vast footprint across 13 African markets. She manages information security, business resilience and technology strategy with dispersed teams across Africa. She has a demonstrated history of building and scaling security capabilities in a number of industries including healthcare, telecommunications, transport, government, and financial services and is a passionate advocate for technology and security.
Bryan has worked on hundreds of ransomware, intrusion, espionage cases and litigation related efforts over 30 years. He is a globally recognized computer forensics leader and expert in cyber intelligence, investigations, and operations to fight espionage, terrorism, organized crime groups and criminals. Bryan founded of the Cyber Counterintelligence program for the US Navy at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 1994 and has gone on to hold executive positions as first Director of Intelligence for the Digital Crimes Unit within the Microsoft Cyber Crime Center, founding the computer forensics program at EDS (Now HP) and was the Chief of Operations, Director of Terrorist Identities at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC).