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New to Cyber Summit 2021 - Live Online

Virtual, US Eastern | Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Advisory Board

Our advisory board members volunteer their time to help with this Summit because they're passionate about helping others thrive at all levels of their cybersecurity careers.


David J. Bianco
David Bianco (@DavidJBianco) has been involved in information security for more than 20 years, working with Fortune 500 companies, Wall Street firms, public utilities, and major universities on incident detection and response. He credits his early focus on network security with honing his skills in extracting the most information possible from just the network data, before moving ahead to other areas. Today, he's a Principal Engineer for cybersecurity at Target Corporation.


Mari Galloway @marigalloway
Mari is the CEO and a founding board member for the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC), one of the fastest growing 501c3 non-profit cybersecurity communities dedicated to bringing more women and girls to cyber. WSC provides its members with the resources and support required to enter and advance as a cybersecurity professional. Mari began her cyber career with Accenture where she excelled as a Network Engineer. Mari is also the inaugural ISC2 Diversity Award winner for 2019. With over 10 years of Information Technology, 8 of which are in cybersecurity, her experience spans network design and security architecture, risk assessments, vulnerability management, incident response and policy development across government and commercial industries. She holds a variety of technical and management certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CCNA, etc) as well as a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from Columbus State University and a Master of Science in Information Systems from Strayer University. She regularly contributes content to security blogs and training companies across the country as well as an Adjunct Professor for UMGC. Outside of being a geek, Mari enjoys arts, puzzles, and legos! mostlymimi.com


Phil Hagen @PhilHagen
Phil is a senior instructor and curriculum lead for the SANS Institute, and is the course lead and author of FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis.


Rushmi Hasham
Rushmi Hasham is a strong advocate for identifying and implementing unique training and employment opportunities to increase the representation of women in Cybersecurity and other technology-related careers.
In her endeavour to increase diversity in cybersecurity, Rushmi recently joined Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, as Director of Training and Certification. The Catalyst is a not-for-profit owned by Ryerson University. The Catalyst, launched September 2018, will empower Canadians and Canadian businesses to take the opportunities and tackle the challenges of cybersecurity by driving collaboration and excellence in training and certification; commercial incubation and acceleration; applied R&D; and public education and policy development in cybersecurity. Rushmi is also a serial social-entrepreneur, founding 2 businesses in the technology services industry. She firmly follows the doctrine that business has a responsibility in lifting communities, she has weaved that doctrine into her own companies and into her work at the Catalyst. One of Rushmi's ventures has been selected as Canada’s Top 50 Growth Businesses.
Rushmi lives in Mississauga with her husband Jeff and their two daughters, Natalie and Nicole.


Rick Holland @rickhholland
Rick has more than 15 years’ experience working in information security. Before joining Digital Shadows, he was a vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, providing strategic guidance on security architecture, operations, and data privacy. Rick also served as an intelligence analyst in the US Army. He is currently the co-chair of the SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit and holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Texas, Dallas. Rick regularly speaks at leading security conferences across the globe and has been interviewed by industry and business media including BBC News, CNN, Dark Reading, Motherboard, NPR, The Register and Wall Street Journal.


Matt Linton
Matt is a Chaos Specialist with Google.


Christina Morillo @divinetechygirl
Christina is an information security and technology professional with a background in cloud technologies, enterprise security, and identity engineering. Christina advocates and is passionate about empowering women and underrepresented folks to follow careers in security and technology and creating opportunities for others. When she is not spending time with her family, you can find her co-leading Women in Security and Privacy's NYC chapter and supporting others as an advisor and mentor. She lives in New York City with her husband and children.


Maureen Shrewsbury
Maureen is a Career Placement Specialist for SANS Cyber Talent. She's an enthusiastic and experienced career counselor with prior government and non-profit experience specializing in veterans and transitioning populations.