About the author
Kathleen Moriarty, technology strategist and board advisor, helping companies lead through disruption. Adjunct Professor at Georgetown SCS, also offering two corporate courses on Security Architecture and Architecture for the SMB Market.
Formerly as the Chief Technology Officer, Center for Internet Security Kathleen defined and led the technology strategy, integrating emerging technologies. Prior to CIS, Kathleen held a range of positions over 13 years at Dell Technologies, including the Security Innovations Principal in Dell Technologies Office of the CTO and Global Lead Security Architect for EMC Office of the CTO working on ecosystems, standards, risk management and strategy. In her early days with RSA/EMC, she led consulting engagements interfacing with hundreds of organisations on security and risk management, gaining valuable insights, managing risk to business needs. During her tenure in the Dell EMC Office of the CTO, Kathleen had the honor of being appointed and serving two terms as the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Security Area Director and as a member of the Internet Engineering Steering Group from March 2014-2018. Named in CyberSecurity Ventures, Top 100 Women Fighting Cybercrime. She is a 2020 Tropaia Award Winner, Outstanding Faculty, Georgetown SCS.
Keynote speaker, podcast guest, frequent blogger bridging a translation gap for technical content, conference committee member, and quoted on publications such as CNBC and Wired.
Kathleen achieved over twenty five years of experience driving positive outcomes across Information Technology Leadership, short and long-term IT Strategy and Vision, Information Security, Risk Management, Incident Handling, Project Management, Large Teams, Process Improvement, and Operations Management in multiple roles with MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Hudson Williams, FactSet Research Systems, and PSINet.
Kathleen holds a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as well as, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Siena College.
- Transforming Information Security: Optimizing Five Concurrent Trends to Reduce Resource Drain, July 2020.