Wendy Nather leads the Advisory CISO team at Cisco. She was previously the Research Director at the Retail ISAC and Research Director of the Information Security Practice at 451 Research. Wendy led IT security for the EMEA region of the investment banking division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS) and served as CISO of the Texas Education Agency. She was inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2021. Wendy serves on the advisory board for Sightline Security. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative
As this brave new digital world evolves, we keep making the same mistakes over and over again. We get excited about the possibilities, but we forget to plan for misuse and abuse. Is there a design and governance model for every layer and every kind of technology that works better than either centralization or decentralization -- and if so, how do we implement it safely?