5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

June 22nd-25th, 2015 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Brent Conran

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Chief Information Security Officer, Intel

Brent Conran is the Chief Information Security Officer for Intel Corporation. Long a champion of cyber security, his in-depth knowledge of both technology and business helps him drive and manage organization-wide information security programs aligned with business strategies where he engages and educates stakeholders, finding ways to mitigate and reduce risk while balancing security and business needs. Responsible for safeguarding Intel's corporate assets, intellectual property, and computer systems, he works closely with Intel employees and executives, government agencies and local, state, and federal law enforcement to ensure optimum security.
Conran brings a unique combination of pragmatism and practicality based on years of experience in business, government and financial services. Previously, Conran served as Chief Security Officer at McAfee, a part of Intel. Before joining McAfee, Conran held dual responsibilities as both the Chief Information Officer and the Chief Information Security Officer for the US House of Representatives, where he managed the IT operations necessary to facilitate a robust computing environment for the Members of Congress. He served as Security Officer/Architect for Merrill Lynch Private Client Group and for J.P. Morgan, has worked as a white hat hacker with CSC Hack Pack, and was instrumental in evolving the SEA Sparrow Missile WAN for NATO.
In 2014, Conran received the CSO40 award for the McAfee Security Awareness, Training and Risk Management Program. He received the 2010 Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT award for IT Innovation. Conran holds a bachelor's degree from Towson University and has earned numerous certifications in the security industry, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Checkpoint Certified Security Expert (CCSE).
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