About the Speaker
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    Helen Patton
    Advisory CISO, Cisco; Former CISO, The Ohio State University

    Prior to Cisco, Helen was the Chief Information Security Officer at The Ohio State University. She was part of the Enterprise Security team, overseeing Security, Privacy and Disaster Recovery across the university.

    Helen believes Security is a critical element of data integrity. She works to improve diversity in STEM, and mentors anyone needing career development assistance. She has a Master’s degree in Public Policy, and has earned various security certifications. She is a member of the State of Ohio Cybersecurity Advisory Board, a founding board member of the National Technology Security Coalition, and an advisory board member of CISOExecNet.

    Helen was recently recognized as the 2018 ISE® North American Executive of the Year in the Academic/Public division by the Information Security Executive® awards program.