Our March Transformational CISO East Assembly in Atlanta, GA will feature Kostas Georgakopoulos from Procter & Gamble as our keynote speaker! Kostas Georgakopoulos was the CISO Innovator of the Year Award winner for 2019, and we are thrilled to have him back in 2020 to share some of the insights he has gained from his truly commendable career in Information Security.
About Kostas Georgakopoulos:
Kostas Georgakopoulos is the Chief Information Security Officer at Procter & Gamble based out of Cincinnati, Ohio and leads the company’s Global Information Security Program. Mr. Georgakopoulos is responsible for the firms Information Security Governance Framework, as well as developing, mentoring and managing a team of Information Security professionals to proactively address advanced persistent threats, blended targeted attacks, and application security threats.
Prior to Procter & Gamble Mr. Georgakopoulos served as the Americas Head of Security Technology at UBS where he provided subject matter expertise to senior management in the development, implementation and maintenance of the firms Enterprise Information Security Framework.
Earlier in his career, he served as CISO at NASDAQ OMX where he led the organization through a targeted APT breach and worked closely with the NSA, DHS, the FBI and US-CERT.
Mr. Georgakopoulos has also built and led security programs at Bank of China, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and People’s Bank. He has spoken at various security forums including at RSA 2014 and has taught Cybersecurity courses at Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University.
He has earned a master’s degree in International Law & Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He received his undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts from UCONN.
Due to the success of our National Transformational CISO Assembly, The Millennium Alliance in partnership with our Advisory Board has launched Transformation CISO East. This exclusive Assembly will bring industry experts and the best solution providers to our CISO Members based on the East Coast.
With the instances of cyber attacks increasing, businesses of all sizes are working tirelessly to secure their networks, devices, and data. Fortune 500 organizations are especially vulnerable as they have big data pools and thousands of people who need access. CISOs need to plan for worst-case scenarios, stay ahead of the latest IT Security transformation technology, and maintain their company’s information assets, all without losing sight of the corporate culture
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