Talk about a hot seat, Grant Bourzikas is the cybersecurity guy at a cybersecurity industry leader, McAfee. A CPA by training, he’s held CISO jobs at financial, utility and gaming companies. He’s been rolling out FAIR at McAfee this year
Omar Khawaja, the CISO at Highmark Health, is building one of the more ambitious programs to introduce FAIR we’ve heard of, in the complex risk environment of a company with insurance, hospital, retail eye care, and other health-related businesses.
The North Carolina chapter of the FAIR Institute launches with a meeting on Thursday, February 22, in Charlotte, co-chaired by La’Treall Maddox of Cisco Systems, Inc., along with David Sheronas from Bank of America. La’Treall is Strategy Risk Manager for Cisco’s Security & Trust Organization (S&TO), and the leading FAIR evangelist at the company, which is making a major push on risk quantification;
Welcome the United Arab Emirates to the FAIR Institute’s global network—the Abu Dhabi Chapter holds its first meeting this week, thanks to the work of organizer Osama Salah.
FAIR Institute Board Member Wade Baker started the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), the granddaddy of cybersecurity incident reporting, and still the leading source of hard data on the threat landscape.
FAIR Institute Board Member Evan Wheeler is a veteran financial industry risk executive, author, and frequent conference speaker and panelist, particularly on the topic of risk quantification. He’s also one of the most patient and lucid explainers of the FAIR model we’ve ever heard – take a listen to the video of his presentation at the RSA Conference in February, 2017, or read his posts for the FAIR Institute blog.
FAIR Institute Board Member Bill Barouski served as Executive VP and CISO for the Federal Reserve System until mid-2015, overseeing information security for the US central bank, including incident response, as well as information security architecture, standards, policies and programs.
Tony Martin-Vegue leads the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the FAIR Institute, 30 members strong. Tony spoke at the first FAIR Conference in 2016, presenting a case study on measuring DDoS risk using FAIR. In his day job, he’s Manager, Information Security Risk at Lending Club, the online credit marketplace that matches investors with borrowers, bypassing traditional bank lending and passing on the savings to borrowers in lower rates. Lending Club has funded some $25 billion in loans.