CEOs – Do You Know Where That Cyber Risk Report Came From? – Jerry Layden, Kevin Powers – BSW #263

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Boards and CEOs are asking what their cyber risk posture is, and they aren’t getting clear answers. Reports produced from assessments oftentimes are built on stale data rather than real-time compliance and risk data. How should C-levels be thinking about cybersecurity posture reporting, and how can they manage cyber risk in real-time as opposed to point-in-time?
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CEOs – Do You Know Where That Cyber Risk Report Came From?


Jerry Layden

Jerry Layden – CEO at CyberSaint

Jerry is the CEO of CyberSaint. He is an accomplished technology industry veteran, with experience in IT Infrastructure, cloud, SaaS and service. Jerry came to CyberSaint from Dell EMC where he held various executive level positions over an 18-year career. Jerry has been involved with various IT start-ups, consulting and consulting services providers. Jerry is passionate about bringing solutions to market and driving CyberSaint’s exponential growth, customer focus, and momentum.

Kevin Powers

Kevin Powers – Strategic Advisor for CyberSaint; Boston College Law School Assistant Professor at Boston College

Kevin is the founder and director of the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance Program at Boston College, and an Assistant Professor of the Practice at Boston College Law School and in Boston College’s Carroll School of Management’s Business Law and Society Department. Along with his teaching at Boston College, Kevin is a Research Affiliate at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and he has taught courses at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was also the Deputy General Counsel to the Superintendent. Kevin regularly provides expert commentary regarding cybersecurity and national security concerns for varying local, national, and international media outlets.


Ben Carr

Ben Carr – CISO at Cradlepoint

Ben Carr is the Chief Information Security Officer at Qualys. He is an information security and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid-growth initiatives, at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat, Ben built a world-class global cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s Global Attack Surface Management Team and capability. Prior to Visa, he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. Ben holds a certificate in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), is a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

Jason Albuquerque

Jason Albuquerque – Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies


Jason Albuquerque is the COO of Envision Technologies.

Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.


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