Securing the Digital Value Chain – Mark Fernandes – BSW #247

Enabling the business requires a nuanced view of verticalization and what it means to an enterprise. Why is this important as CISO’s think about how to apply cyber to enterprise resiliency?

Mark Fernandes, Global Chief Technology Officer, Security, Risk, and Governance Solutions from MicroFocus, joins us to provide an overview of their Galaxy platform that aligns threats to prioritized risk activities.

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Full Episode Show Notes

Securing the Digital Value Chain


Mark Fernandes

Mark Fernandes – Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at CyberRes, a Micro Focus Line of Business

In his role as Global Chief Technologist, Mark drives our acceleration through a business-centric approach to engaging with CISO’s, CIO’s, the board and other executives.

Mark comes with over 30 years in cyber, 26 of which were in cyber consulting. As a consultant, he has worked with many of our top priority global accounts, prospects and has built strong relationships with Global System Integrators that will help drive our market adoption and go-to-market. In his role at Deloitte and Accenture he served on the Global Leadership Team and helped drive the organizational cyber go to market strategy, business growth strategy and market acceleration.

Mark has partnered with Micro Focus for over seventeen years and is one ArcSight’s earliest adopters globally. He formed the first strategic (SI) alliance with ArcSight in 2003 and built one of the biggest consulting practices in cyber operations at Deloitte.


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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