February 07 2024
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Diana Kelley is the CSO2 (Chief Strategy Officer/Chief Security Officer) and co-founder of Cybrize. She also serves on the boards of Cyber Future Foundation, WiCyS, and The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF). Diana was Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft, Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security, GM at Symantec, VP at Burton Group (now Gartner), a Manager at KPMG, CTO and co-founder of SecurityCurve, and Chief vCISO at SaltCybersecurity.
Her extensive volunteer work has included serving on the ACM Ethics & Plagiarism Committee, Cybersecurity Committee Advisor at CompTIA, CTO and Board Member at Sightline Security, Advisory Board Chair at WOPLLI Technologies, Advisory Council member Bartlett College of Science and Mathematics, Bridgewater State University, and RSAC US Program Committee.
She is a sought-after keynote speaker, the host of BrightTALK’s The (Security) Balancing Act, co-author of the books Practical Cybersecurity Architecture and Cryptographic Libraries for Developers, has been a lecturer at Boston College’s Masters program in cybersecurity, the EWF 2020 Executive of the Year and EWF Conference Chair 2021 and 2022, an SCMedia Power Player, and one of Cybersecurity Ventures 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime.
Jeffrey E. Man
Jeff is a respected Information Security advocate, advisor, evangelist, international speaker, keynoter, former host of Security & Compliance Weekly, co-host on Paul’s Security Weekly, Tribe of Hackers (TOH) contributor, including TOH Red Team, TOH Security Leaders, TOH Blue Team, and currently serving in a Consulting/Advisory role for Online Business Systems. Nearly 40 years of experience working in all aspects of computer, network, and information security, including cryptography, risk management, vulnerability analysis, compliance assessment, forensic analysis and penetration testing. Certified NSA Cryptanalyst. Previously held security research, management and product development roles with the National Security Agency, the DoD and private-sector enterprises and was part of the first penetration testing “red team” at NSA. For the past twenty-seven years has been a pen tester, security architect, consultant, QSA, and PCI SME, providing consulting and advisory services to many of the nation’s best known companies.
Bill Reid is part of Google’s Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to advise Google Cloud’s Health and Life Sciences customers on ways to achieve their business goals while adopting a high security bar.
He most recently was CISO and VP for National Resilience, a bio-manufacturing company, where he established and ran the Security (Physical, IT, and OT), Privacy, and Compliance organizations.
Before Resilience, Bill was the CISO for Amazon Care, a telehealth and in-person care organization established by AWS. He built the security and privacy team as part of the launch of the service. Also at AWS, Bill led the AWS Security Solution Architecture team, working with the company’s enterprise customers, and co-led the global security community of practice.
Earlier, Bill held various CISO roles at healthcare technology and medical device companies. He was also at Microsoft, where he ran a Microsoft Consulting Services payer and provider practice, was part of the Trustworthy Computing initiative, and was Director of Product Management for Microsoft Health Solutions Group, working on products like HealthVault and a joint development project with the Mayo Clinic. He began his career in healthcare administration at Group Health Cooperative (now Kaiser) where he served in a number of clinical and financial management roles.
Karen Worstell’s 30 years in the cybersecurity industry spans federal, public, and private sector across multiple industries. She has been a CISO for multiple iconic brands, led the security consultancy practice at SRI International, and conducted security research and engineering in the earliest days of cybersecurity as part of Boeing Research and Technology. Karen trained and served during a sabbatical from the Tech sector as a palliative care chaplain for regional medical centers and the VA of Portland, OR. She is a best-selling author and ISSA Distinguished Fellow and a frequent speaker on risk management, cybersecurity governance and oversight, and internal control strategies. Her passion is making companies, and individuals, more resilient.
Keyaan J Williams has been building and running cybersecurity and privacy programs for more than two decades. He spent many years at many departments of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta before starting his own global consulting firm. In addition to his day job, Keyaan actively serves as a board member for commercial and non-profit companies around the world. He also regularly shares interesting insights on LinkedIn based on ideas he has published in books and professional journals.
Shawn Anderson is the CTO and Managing Director at Boston Meridian. Shawn has over 25 years of experience in networking, cyber security, public speaking, systems engineering, and cloud computing. He is a former Marine who started working computer related investigations for the military. Throughout his career he has worked as a security analyst, engineer, security manager, Chief Information Security Officer, and Security Advisor.
Prior to Boston Meridian, Shawn was an Executive Security Advisor at Microsoft advising fortune 1000 companies on security, architecture design around zero trust, and cloud security solutions. He has helped guide customers, partners, and security providers in how to approach deployment, design, and implementation of security across their organizations. Shawn has also served as the CISO for both Raytheon’s Intelligence business and Babcock and Wilcox.
With his depth of experience, knowledge, and management capabilities he will lead Boston Meridians technology partnerships, security advisory services, and working to drive collaboration with industry partners. He is available immediately for discussions, executive briefings, and speaking engagements.
Shawn holds a BS in Computer Networking from Strayer University and a M.S. in IT Systems Management from the George Washington University. He also holds current CISSP and PMP certifications.
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