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CISO MAG is honored to have an Editorial Advisory Board that comprises some of the foremost innovators and thought leaders in the cybersecurity space. The board members provide us the strategic advice regarding the magazine as well as suggest us the direction it should follow. It includes shaping our editorial content, identifying important topics and special issues, moderating discussions, and updating the magazine’s presence by creating and implementing different initiatives.

Curtis Levinson

Private Consultant and United States Cyber Defense Advisor to NATO

Curtis is a proven technologist with over 25 years of experience in
cybersecurity/defense, continuity/recovery of operations, and
information governance. He is an expert in designing and implementing
strategic and tactical information security architectures and best
practices for organizations with a wide variety of risk postures in
complex and distributed environments.

Curtis has served with distinction, two sitting Presidents of the United
States, two Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chief Justice
of the United States.

Phil Agcaoili

Senior Vice President at U.S. Bank, and Chief Information Security Officer at Elavon

The former CISO of Cox Communications, VeriSign, and SecureIT, Phil helped transform security at GE, Alcatel, Scientific-Atlanta, Cisco, and Dell. He has influenced the privacy, cybersecurity, and IT industries for almost 30 years through his leadership and influence in policy/standards bodies and industry think tanks. He has shaped payments security on the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors and FS-ISAC PPISC Steering Committee.

Selim Aissi

Chief Information Security Officer at Ellie Mae

Selim has over 20 years of computer and financial industry experience, and was named by the IT Security Magazine as one of the “Top 59 Most Influential Security Experts.” He published over 30 journal and conference papers and co-authored the book Security for Mobile Networks and Platforms. Selim has over 100 patents filed, and has previously worked with Visa as Vice President of Global Information Security and headed Strategic Planning for eCommerce, Security, Manageability, Content Protection, Enterprise & Virtualization for Intel.

Betty Lambuth

Private Consultant

Betty has over 35 years of experience in information technology (IT), networks, application development, information security, cybersecurity, privacy, cloud services, risk management, compliance, certification and accreditation, information assurance, and other security or privacy assessments. A subject matter expert in security authorization and regulatory compliance including NIST, FedRAMP, and international regulations, her certifications include CISSP, ISSMP, CAP, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, NSA-IAM, NSA-IEM, C|CISO, and CIPM. She designed and implemented the first cybercast from the White House and led the team that won the Hammer Award for Excellence from Vice President Al Gore.

Tammy Moskites

Managing Director, Senior Security Executive, Accenture Security

Tammy has 30 years of experience and is noted by her peers to be a results-driven and passionate executive leader with expertise envisioning and leading Information Security, Cyber Security and Technology focused organizations. Tammy is currently working at Accenture as Managing Director and Senior Security Executive of Security products where she is leading, building and scaling some of the most powerful security offerings ensuring High Performance – Delivered. She previously was the CIO & CISO for Venafi and also lead their Executive advisory board. She has served as the CISO at Time Warner Cable and The Home Depot. Over the last four years Tammy has dedicated her career to guide fellow CISO’s worldwide to help them defend their organizations from cyber threats and attacks. Amongst the many areas she is involved in she is Distinguished Fellow with the Ponemon Institute and volunteers her time with many organizations she is passionate about, including ISACA, ISSA and MIS|TI. Her passion on security and leadership expertise has been in quoted and written about in articles, newspapers and magazines around the world, including FORBES “Meet the Woman Powering the Fight Against Cybercrime”. Tammy is also currently an editorial advisor to EC-Council’s – CISO Magazine. She is a sought after global speaker, not only on security and governance, but also about career building, women in technology and leadership mentoring. She is currently involved in the SheLeadsTech™ focused on getting more women in technology leadership roles and the technology workforce. Tammy continues provides strategic guidance to other industry leading security vendors where she is currently a company board advisor to Attivo Networks, Venafi and was previously an advisory member of Box and Qualys.

Prashant Mali

International Cyber Law and Cybersecurity Expert

Prashant is an internationally renowned Cyber Law & Cyber Security Expert, author and a lawyer based out of Mumbai, India. He has been awarded as the Cyber Security Lawyer of the Year-India by Financial Monthly magazine of UK (2016). He has also been awarded as Cyber Security & Cyber Law Lawyer of the Year 2014 by Indian National Bar Association.

Sunil Varkey

Chief Information Security Officer, Wipro Technologies

Sunil has over 22 years of leadership experience with renowned companies in Banking, Telecom, ITES and Manufacturing in Middle East, United States and India. He has participated in various advisory forums globally, and has published and presented several articles related to information assurance. Two of his patent application on Information security is currently in consideration.

Patric J.M. Versteeg

Chief Information Security Officer

As an innovative (cyber) security professional, with a 20+ year history in information and communication technology, Patric J.M. Versteeg, MSc. delivers strategic planning, engaging leadership, sharp analysis, and custom solutions that ensure businesses to stay secure in the ever-changing (cyber) security landscape.

From his early days working as an administrator and solution designer; Patric has been building strategies that capitalized on his team’s members individual strengths. From a technical project lead; to leading a group of talented security professionals as CISO, he has always analyzed all angles and is developing and driving innovative strategies that accelerate (cyber) security efficiency and growth. He has served as a key player in building several (cyber) security offices around the globe.