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CISO Forum - San Francisco 2013 - Speakers

Malcolm Harkins
Vice President, Information Technology Group - Chief Information Security Officer - General Manager, Information Risk and Security - Intel Corporation

Malcolm Harkins is vice president of the Information Technology Group, and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and general manager of Information Risk and Security. The group is responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security, and other related compliance activities for all of Intel’s information assets.

Before becoming Intel’s first CISO, Harkins held roles in Finance, Procurement and Operations. He has managed IT benchmarking efforts and Sarbanes Oxley systems compliance efforts. Before moving into IT, Harkins acted as the profit and loss manager for the Flash Product Group at Intel; was the general manager of Enterprise Capabilities, responsible for the delivery and support of Intel’s Finance and HR systems; and worked in an Intel business venture focusing on e-commerce hosting.

Harkins previously taught at the CIO institute at the UCLA Anderson School of Business and was an adjunct faculty member at Susquehanna University in 2009. In 2010, he received the excellence in the field of security award at the RSA conference. He was recognized by Computerworld magazine as one of the top 100 Information Technology Leaders for 2012. In addition, (ISC)2 recognized Malcolm in 2012 with the Information Security Leadership Award.

Harkins received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California at Irvine and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of California at Davis.

Dr. Ron Ross
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Information Technology Laboratory, Computer Security Division

Ron Ross is a Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). His current areas of specialization include information security and risk management. Dr. Ross leads the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Implementation Project, which includes the development of security standards and guidelines for the federal government, contractors, and the United States critical information infrastructure.

His recent publications include Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Publication 199 (security categorization standard), FIPS Publication 200 (security requirements standard), NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53 (security controls guideline), NIST SP 800-53A (security assessment guideline), NIST SP 800-37 (security authorization guideline), NIST SP 800-39 (risk management guideline), and NIST SP 800-30 (risk assessment guideline).

Dr. Ross is the principal architect of the Risk Management Framework and multi-tiered approach that provides a disciplined and structured methodology for integrating the suite of FISMA standards and guidelines into a comprehensive enterprise-wide information security program. Dr. Ross also leads the Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative, a partnership with NIST, the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, the Office of the Director National Intelligence, and the Committee on National Security Systems to develop a unified information security framework for the federal government.

In addition to his responsibilities at NIST, Dr. Ross supports the U.S. State Department in the international outreach program for information security and critical infrastructure protection. Dr. Ross previously served as the Director of the National Information Assurance Partnership, a joint activity of NIST and the National Security Agency.

A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Ross served in a variety of leadership and technical positions during his over twenty-year career in the United States Army. While assigned to the National Security Agency, he received the Scientific Achievement Award for his work on an inter-agency national security project and was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal upon his departure from the agency. Dr. Ross is a three-time recipient of the Federal 100 award for his leadership and technical contributions to critical information security projects affecting the federal government and is a recipient of the Department of Commerce Gold and Silver Medal Awards. Dr. Ross has been inducted into the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Hall of Fame and given its highest honor of ISSA Distinguished Fellow. Dr. Ross has also received several private sector cyber security awards and recognition including the Vanguard Chairman’s Award, the Symantec Cyber 7 Award, InformationWeek’s Government CIO 50 Award, Best of GTRA Award, and the ISACA National Capital Area Conyers Award. During his military career, Dr. Ross served as a White House aide and as a senior technical advisor to the Department of the Army. Dr. Ross is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College and holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School specializing in artificial intelligence and robotics.

Bill Burns
Director, Information Security & Networking, Netflix Inc.

Bill Burns is currently the Director of Information Security and Networking for Netflix Inc. His teams support the development of over 1000 streaming devices, enable Netflix members to stream one billion hours of entertainment per month, and ensure audit and regulatory compliance across a global public/private cloud environment.

Bill has 20 years of industry experience in information security architecture and IT operations, specializing in cryptography and networking. He has a CISSP certification, is a member of the RSA Security Conference Program Committee and CISO Executive Forum, and is on several customer advisory boards has advised several security startups.

In his free time, Bill volunteers with Santa Clara County's Office of Emergency Services where he and his wife train emergency communicators to support significant events and natural disasters. He is a graduate of Michigan Technological University, with Electrical Engineering and Business degrees.

Roland Cloutier
Vice President, Chief Security Officer, ADP

As the CSO of ADP, Roland Cloutier brings one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions a wealth of global protection and security leadership experience, including the management of strategic converged security and business protection programs.

Roland has functional and operational responsibility for ADP’s cyber, information protection, risk, workforce protection, crisis management, and investigative security operations worldwide. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with nearly $10 billion in revenues and about 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions including payroll services, global tax management, and people management technology solutions.  

Prior to ADP, Mr. Cloutier served as Vice President and CSO of EMC, where he spearheaded protection of the company's worldwide business across both the commercial and government sectors. 

Mr. Cloutier has held executive security management roles at consulting and managed security service organizations and has more than nine years experience in federal law enforcement. 

Roland is active in industry development and serves on several private advisory boards, and is ADP’s board representative for the National Cyber Security Alliance Council.  

Although Roland is a globetrotting Corporate Security Executive by day, Roland and his wife spend much of their non-work time supporting their daughters' competitive equestrian pursuits including managing their small equine farm in western New Jersey.  

As a United States Air force veteran himself, Roland knows the importance of serving your country and supporting those who have made many sacrifices to ensure our way of life.  Roland volunteers for veterans organizations such as the American Legion, The100 Nights of Remembrance, and serves as ADP's Executive Sponsor for the ADP National Employee Veteran Council.

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