COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management

Cybersecurity Leadership: '2020 Has Been the Perfect Storm'

CEOS and CISOs on the New Challenges to Securing Data

With COVID-19 as a backdrop and 5G on the horizon, what will be 2021's top issues in identifying, protecting and defending against attacks across a dramatically expanded threat landscape? This latest CEO/CISO panel addresses the challenges of the new year.

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Participating in this latest panel discussion are:

CEOS: Mahmoud Abdelkader, VeryGoodSecurity, and Anup Ghosh, Fidelis Cybersecurity.

CISOs: Joey Johnson, Premise Health, and Rebecca Wynn, [24]7.ai

In this Cybersecurity Leadership panel discussion hosted by Information Security Media Group and CyberTheory, these CEOs and CISOs discuss:

A serial entrepreneur and a highly skilled engineer, Abdelkader leads VGS. Previously, he was CTO and co-founder at Balanced, designed automated product matching systems at Milo.com (acquired by eBay) and built high-frequency trading systems for Wachovia Securities, a part of Wells Fargo.

Ghosh is an established cybersecurity leader who brings extensive senior leadership experience to Fidelis, having successfully managed and expanded markets for start-ups and mature cybersecurity companies. Ghosh's expertise has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Associated Press, CNN, Fox News, Federal Times, Market Watch and USA Today.

Johnson is a globally established leader in the healthcare and cybersecurity communities. He has been serving as CISO at Premise Health for 10 years, delivering healthcare to large enterprises.

Wynn leads all aspects of [24]7.ai's global enterprise cybersecurity, compliance, privacy and risk management programs. In this role at the customer service software and services company, she helps to ensure compliance and alignment with global industry standards.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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