Podcast: Cybersecurity And Your Business

Podcast: Cybersecurity and Your Business

Guest speaker: Stephen Gilmer, C | CISO

Stephen Gilmer is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) with more than 25 years of experience as a technical expert and executive leader focused on securing technology companies’ most sensitive and valuable data and systems. Stephen previously was in-house CISO at both a biotechnology startup and at two Fortune 10 aerospace, defense, and technology companies. In these roles, Stephen designed and implemented sensitive data and IP security control programs; shaped policy at the national level and security framework formation; and proactively resolved complex investigation, audit, and regulatory oversight issues.

Stephen is a Six Sigma Black Belt who led the transition of the IT infrastructure of a private start-up to address the regulatory and operational requirements of becoming a publicly-traded company. As a CISO executive in an aerospace defense company subject to a consent agreement with the United States Government, Stephen also led global cyber investigations, risk analysis, engagement, and mitigation controls necessary for the organization to successfully navigate oversight requirements and re-establish credibility with Government customers. Concurrently, Stephen built and led the cyber security components required to support winning and executing multi-billion dollar government contracts.

Stephen frequently speaks at global cybersecurity conferences, publishes articles on the business necessity of proactive cyber risk management, and advises on and conducts cybersecurity education / training for corporate leadership including the Board of Directors, the C-Suite and Compliance Officers.

Thank you, Steve!

Moderated by Carlos Solari, Chair of ADCG Advisory Board

Learning Objectives for Cybersecurity and Your Business

 

 

 

 

Carlos Solari

Carlos C Solari was born in Colombia, South America and grew up in Huntington, NY. His career started in government service: U.S. Army for 13+ years, FBI senior executive in the 1990's and Chief Information Officer for the White House (2002 - 2005).

In the private sector, Carlos was VP of Cybersecurity at Bell Labs, VP / GM of Global Security Solutions at CSC, SR VP at Mission Secure Inc and VP of Cybersecurity Services at Comodo Group. He is currently in several roles including Advisory Board Chair for CyberFortis focused on cybersecurity education / training for the corporate leadership including the Board of Directors, the C-Suite and Compliance Officers. He is the author of several books including Security in a Web 2.0+ World published by Wiley in 2009. He has taught cybersecurity in various settings and is an international speaker on this topic.

He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University with a BS in Biology and the Naval Postgraduate School with a MS in Systems Technologies.

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