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.

Sunil Varkey

CTO, Emerging Region, Symantec

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.

Chris Roberts

Chief Security Strategist, Attivo Networks

Chris Roberts is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on counter threat intelligence within the Information security industry. Chris Roberts constructs and directs a portfolio of defense services designed to improve the physical and digital security posture of both enterprise and government clients. With increasingly sophisticated attacks on targets of opportunity, Roberts’ unique methods of addressing the evolving threat matrix and experience with all information systems make him an indispensable partner to clients and industries that demand protection of financials, intellectual property, customer data and other protected information from attack.

Marc Glasser

Cybersecurity Consultant and Author

Marc Glasser’s career spans over three decades of business, academic and government service. He has worked in over 90 countries. Marc’s current leadership and business focus is in technology, infrastructure and resilience to include the start-up ventures. Marc’s U.S. Government experience has included homeland security, emergency management and law enforcement service. He serves on the boards of professional associations as well as on academic and editorial boards. Marc is an adjunct university professor teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. His publications include industry practitioner and academic peer-reviewed journal articles. He has presented at national and international conferences.

Geoff Hancock

Principal at Advanced Cybersecurity Group

Geoff has spent 27 years in Cybersecurity and has managed/built many cybersecurity programs for domestic, international companies, and counties. Geoff’s operational experience includes Red Team Operations, Incident Response, Threat Hunting/Modeling, Cyber Intelligence and Operations and Active Cyber Defense/Offense. He works with various Intelligence Community members and companies across Critical Infrastructure Sectors. Designing, assessing and delivering operational programs.

Prasenjit Roy

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Netmagic

Prasenjit has around two and half decades of corporate experience spanning across several multinationals in India and abroad. An accomplished and dynamic strategic marketing, Strategy, M&A specialist – he is the evangelist of Integrated Strategic Marketing covering a wide spectrum of industry sectors including financials, telecom, manufacturing, information technology and other verticals. He is a Mentor to NASSCOM’s 10,000 Start-ups program, SME Forum across India and by other VCs/funding agencies. He is the winner of several industry awards like “Most Iconic Marketing Professional”, “Most Influential Marketing Technology Leader”, “CMO of the Year”, “Enterprise IT CMO”, “Asia’s Top 50 Brand Leaders” amongst others.

Sherif USMAN

Deputy Director (ICT), Nigerian Judiciary

Mr. Usman has had an extensive working career in ICT across several industries including Banking, Telecommunications, Education and Judiciary. He is presently Deputy Director (ICT) in the Nigerian Judiciary. He is also a member of several national and global professional bodies including the British Computer Society, the Information Systems, Audit & Control Association (ISACA), Association for computing Machinery (USA), the project Management institute (PMI), Member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Administrators of Nigeria, Member of the Computer Forensics Institute of Nigeria, and Associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management. He was also Vice-President of ISSA (Information System Security Association, Abuja Chapter).

Mr. Sherif USMAN is an alumnus of the University of Abuja, Nigeria, the University of Calabar, Nigeria and Swansea University, United Kingdom where he earned his Post –Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and MSc in Software Technology (MSc) respectively. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Fellow of the Nigeria Computer Society (FNCS).

He has also presented seminar papers on eLibrary, IS Management and Security, and Digital Forensics and has served as Expert Witness in some litigation matters.

He enjoys travelling, reading, movies, and sports including Table Tennis, Badminton, and the oriental martial arts of Karate, Judo and Aikido.