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About the Speaker
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    Joan Ross
    Managing Principal, Cybersecurity

    Joan Ross is Managing Principal, Cybersecurity for Verizon’s CTO of Global Security Services, and a respected industry thought leader. Joan develops advanced security strategies, publishes and speaks on implementing threat intelligence, and contributes to Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) and Data Breach Digest (DBD). Joan is a former chief security officer for two technology companies, coming up the security ranks as an encryption engineer and cloud security architect. As an early CISSP holder from back in the 1990’s, she maintains a number security and privacy certifications and earned her Masters of Science degree in design and engineering focusing on incident response with the U.S. Coast Guard.