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Steve Katz (@SteveKatz4) is Founder and CEO at Security Risk Solutions, LLC, providing consulting and advisory services to major, mid-size, startup companies. For over forty years, Steve has been directly involved in establishing, building and directing information security and privacy functions. He is also an Executive Advisor to Deloitte and served as a member of the (ISC)² Americas Advisory Board for Information Systems Security.
Steve organized and managed the Information Security Program at JP Morgan for ten years. In 1995, he joined Citicorp/Citigroup and remained there until 2001, where he was the industry’s first Chief Information Security Officer. Steve has testified before Congress on numerous information security issues and was appointed as the first Financial Services Sector Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Protection by the Secretary of the Treasury.
He was also the first Chairman of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and is an Advisor to the H-ISAC Board of Directors. In addition, Steve serves on the advisory boards of TrustMAPP, Trufort, Agari, Cyware, Illusive, and Quantifind and is an advisor and coach to numerous CISOs and their teams.
Sam Curry (@samjcurry) is CSO at Cybereason and is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute. Previously, Sam 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 Fitzgerald (@securityfitz) has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, 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.
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