Organizations are only as secure as their weakest link. Prevention of cyber risks requires better defenses and architectures. Yet, many enterprises are struggling with implementation of solutions like Zero Trust Architectures. During this panel CISOs and cybersecurity veterans will share their experience in driving cross-organization transformations that require tight collaboration between different parts of the organization. It will discuss how joint design initiatives can enable secure modernization and security management simplification.
As EY Americas Cloud Cybersecurity Leader, Alex focuses on engineering; architectural controls and processes; and security solutions for public cloud, and container platforms.
She holds a PhD, MSc and BSc in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, has multiple patents and is cited in over 30 scientific publications.
Charles Blauner is an internationally recognized expert independent advisor on
Cyber Resiliency, Information Security Risk Management and Data Privacy.
Charles is the President of Cyber Aegis, a boutique cyber risk management
consultancy. Charles is also a Partner and the CISO in Residence at Team8
Ventures, a Venture Advisor at the Cyber Mentor Fund, and an Executive in
Residence at the Partnership for NYC FinTech Lab.
Previously, Charles had a distinguished career working on Information and Cyber
Security for over 30 years, 25 years in Financial Services, including being the Chief
Information Security Officer (CISO) at JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, and most
recently the Global Head of Information Security at Citi.
During this time, Charles held numerous industry leadership roles including Chair
of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), founding Director
of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), and
the Chair of the OpenGroup’s Security Program.
Charles has worked closely with banking regulators around the world (OCC, FRB,
BoE, MAS, and HKMA) to help reduce the risk posed by cyber threats to the
financial sector at large.
Charles is a regular conference speaker and has had the honor of appearing in
front of US House and Senate committees.
In 2015, Charles was recognized by his peers, winning the Wasserman Award,
which recognizes outstanding career achievement and contribution to the
Information Systems Audit, Control, Security, Risk Management, and/or
Charles has a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California
(USC) and a B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)