Managing Director, Head of Cybersecurity for
Wealth Management and Investment Technology
Former Senior Security Executive at the NSA
In her riveting keynote, Rachel will describe the current cybersecurity threats facing companies and institutions from nation states like North Korea, China and Iran, from cyber organized crime syndicates, and from individual hackers looking to make money or create mayhem. Drawing from her experience at the NSA and in the financial sector, she will discuss what corporate corporate executives and Boards of Directors need to be considering in the current cyber risk environment and describe the aspects of an effective corporate cyber resiliency strategy. From cyber governance and strategy, to cybersecurity technology investment, to quantum computing, to the recruitment and retention of cybersecurity professionals, Rachel will cover the landscape of challenges facing today’s cyber-savvy senior leaders and provide practical advice on how to build a cyber resilient organization. Rachel will invite you to think about your networks, your systems and your applications through the lens of a cyber actor and identify potential cyber risks and attack scenarios to your business. Pragmatic and outcomes-focused, Rachel will provide you with actionable advice on how to influence your Board of Directors, calibrate your workforce to cyber risk, manage vendor and third party risk, and optimize your technology stack for cyber resiliency - all to demonstrably reduce cybersecurity risk at your company.