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CISO Talk Master Class Episode: Catch Lightning in a Bottle


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CISO Master Class - The Essential CISO - Our CISO Master Class Lightning in a Bottle series wraps up as we connect the dots from episodes one through five. Co-hosts Mitch Ashley and Mat Newfield are joined by our cybersecurity expert panelists to discuss the agility that CISOs must possess, how to stop playing whack-a-mole, striving during continuous change and the vital communication skills necessary both internally within the C- and B-suite and external to the organization. The panel delves into the importance of learning about the business, the reality that no plan is either up-to-date or perfect and new approaches to incident response approaches when security incidents occur (and they will!).

Beth-Anne Bygum
SVP, Chief Security & Compliance Officer - Acxiom
Beth-Anne Bygum serves as Chief Security & Compliance Officer for Acxiom. In this role, Beth-Anne is responsible for all aspects of Acxiom’s global cyber security strategy, enterprise risk management program and information risk governance. Collaborating with leaders across the company, she advances innovative security solutions to enable digital and cloud transformation strategies. With more than 25 years of experience directing programs related to information security, risk management, IT compliance, information governance and IT training, her diverse experience enables Beth-Anne to successfully transform teams, deliver results and lead multi-functional organizations. Before joining Acxiom, Beth-Anne was Senior Director, Information Security and Technology, at McKesson Corporation and worked in various positions at Amgen Inc. Beth-Anne holds a master’s degree in management and leadership from University of La Verne and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Rutgers University. Beth-Anne and her husband volunteer their time to assist transitioning military members into the civilian workforce. They live outside Austin, Texas.
Anthony Johnson
Managing Partner - Delve Risk
Anthony Johnson, is a former CISO at multiple Fortune 100 Companies and is currently a Managing Partner at Delve Risk. He has led some of the largest global cybersecurity programs in Financial Services and is a passionate advocate for addressing the issues of diversity and inclusion within the IT domains.
Mat Newfield
Senior VP and CSIO, Unisys
Mathew Newfield is senior vice president and chief security and infrastructure officer (CSIO) of Unisys. It is responsible for delivering secure solutions that enable a company to serve its clients more effectively and for providing internal IT and security services across the enterprise. Mathew joined Unisys in March 2018 as the chief information security officer. He has more than 19 years of experience in Information Technology, with a focus on security, software-as-a-service operations, risk auditing and management, and international mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Unisys, Mathew was the director of global managed security services for IBM, where he was responsible for delivery services in 133 countries and managed a staff of 1,500 security professionals. Mathew led IBM's Managed Security Practice, which performed device management, threat intelligence, managed security information and event management, account governance, project management, deployment services, new service integration business operations, compliance/governance and architecture services. He was also the business unit information security officer and global process officer for IBM's Security Services organization. During his time at IBM, Mathew streamlined operational processes and developed cost reduction methodologies that improved cost control, profitability and client delivery. Prior to IBM, Mathew held senior security leadership roles at Cybertrust, RSA and DDC Advocacy.
Mathew is on the board of directors of the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC), a published author on topics related to security, a speaker on cybersecurity, and has been an instructor at the SANS Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from George Mason University.
Mitch Ashley
CTO, Techstrong Group Principal, Techstrong Research
Mitchell Ashley is a renowned strategist and technology executive. Mitchell has led successful IT, SaaS and cybersecurity transformations. He’s led multiple teams in developing and bringing to market successful online services, cybersecurity and networking products and services. Mitch serves as Principal of Techstrong Research, where he leads a team of preeminent experts in digital transformation, DevOps, cloud-native and cybersecurity. In this role, Mitch works with companies to align digital transformation and technology strategies to achieve disruptive goals and high-impact results. Mitch is in high demand as a speaker at conferences the world over, and his popular DevOps Chats podcast engaging with digital leaders is one of the most widely followed in the field.

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