CISO: The Future of the Role – What’s Necessary to be Successful in the Long Term

Apr 7th, 2021 @2:45 pm

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Rob Hornbuckle

Chief Information Security Officer Allegiant Airlines
Rob is a results-oriented technology leader currently serving as the CISO for Allegiant Airlines. He is responsible for all aspects of information security, risk, compliance, and privacy for the leading ultra-low cost airline in the United States. Prior to Allegiant Airlines, Rob served as the Interim CISO for United Technologies Aerospace Systems, a leading airplane parts manufacturer for both the private and government sectors as well as CISO for the Arby’s Restaurant Group, a leading international fast food chain. With over 17 years of experience, Rob also has experience in telecommunications, fintech, business to business, and health care sectors. Multi-industry experience allows Rob to develop innovative solutions to complex business challenges, positioning him as a trusted adviser among senior leadership. Rob also holds both an MBA in Innovation Management and Business Model Disruption as well as a MS of Information Security, which is unique among information technology experts. He is passionate about aligning information security to business needs and leveraging technology for strategic advantage. Rob is a sought-after consultant for startups, private equity, investment firms, and research institutions and has also served on the board of advisors for startup organizations.

Frank Walsh

VP of Solutions Engineering HUMAN(White Ops)
Frank Walsh brings extensive cyber technical leadership experience to his role as Vice President of Solutions Engineering. He manages the White Ops Global Sales Engineering Team and all enterprise security integration efforts connected to the White Ops platform. Frank’s experience spans leadership and development roles in design, integration and launch of cutting edge technology solutions used by millions of end-users across the globe. Prior to White Ops, Frank served as Chief Security Architect @ Virsec, VP of Solution Architecture @ Malwarebytes, Director of Technical Account Management @ Tanium, Solution Architect @ Amplify, and Director of Online Solution Development and Senior Software Engineer @ Career Systems International. Throughout these roles Frank played a critical role in the design and implementation of enterprise software solutions and ensuring those software solution's security with hundreds of familiar brands in the Fortune 1000 marketplace.

CISO: The Future of the Role – What’s Necessary to be Successful in the Long Term

Fireside Chat at Ascent: Spotlight on Cybersecurity

Recorded April 7th, 2021

Frank Walsh, VP of Solutions Engineering @ Human
Rob Hornbuckle, CISO @ Allegiant Airlines

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