Bob Bigman, former CISO for the CIA, simplifies the conversation by slaughtering some of the industry’s most sacred cows like risk tolerance as a key driver for security programs – check it out…
About Robert Bigman
Robert Bigman is a cybersecurity consultant and President at 2BSecure LLC. With a distinguished 30-year career at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), including 15 years as CISO, Bigman is a pioneer in classified information protection.
He developed technical measures and procedures to manage the nation’s most sensitive secrets. His responsibilities at the CIA included cryptography, information security policy/processes, standards and requirements, testing and network defense/response.
Bigman’s earlier assignments at the CIA included participation in the technical design of the intelligence community’s first counterterrorism database and delivery of the Agency’s first secure TCP/IP local and wide area network for the Counterintelligence Center. Bigman has received numerous CIA and Director of National Intelligence awards.
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Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer at Cybereason
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 – Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
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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