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  • KEYNOTE

    Keynote Address

    Monday, June 24 | 12:30 PM-1:20 PM


    Level: Overview

    Recommended Prerequisite: None

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    Join former White House Chief Information Officer and cybersecurity expert Theresa Payton as she discusses how cybercrime impacts the anti-fraud profession.

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    Theresa Payton

    Former White House Chief Information Officer and Cybersecurity Authority

    Theresa Payton was the first female to serve as White House Chief Information Officer where she oversaw IT operations for the U.S. President during a period of unprecedented technological change and escalating threats. She was named by IFSEC Global as the 4th among the top 50 of the world’s cybersecurity professionals and by Security Magazine as one of the top 25 Most Influential People in Security. Payton is one of America’s most respected authorities on security and intelligence operations.

    Payton has co-authored two books including Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online? and Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Recognizing Threats, Defending Your Rights, and Protecting Your Family. She has been a repeat guest on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox Business Shows, Fox News Shows, CBS Morning and Evening News, BBC TV News and Radio, CBSN, CNN, NBC News, MSNBC and NPR.

    Currently, as the founder, president and CEO of a world-class cybersecurity consulting company, Fortalice Solutions, LLC and co-founder of Dark3, a cybersecurity product company, she remains the expert that organizations call for discretion, proactive solutions and incident response/crisis management.

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    Theresa Payton

    Former White House Chief Information Officer and Cybersecurity Authority

    Theresa Payton was the first female to serve as White House Chief Information Officer where she oversaw IT operations for the U.S. President during a period of unprecedented technological change and escalating threats. She was named by IFSEC Global as the 4th among the top 50 of the world’s cybersecurity professionals and by Security Magazine as one of the top 25 Most Influential People in Security. Payton is one of America’s most respected authorities on security and intelligence operations.

    Payton has co-authored two books including Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online? and Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Recognizing Threats, Defending Your Rights, and Protecting Your Family. She has been a repeat guest on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox Business Shows, Fox News Shows, CBS Morning and Evening News, BBC TV News and Radio, CBSN, CNN, NBC News, MSNBC and NPR.

    Currently, as the founder, president and CEO of a world-class cybersecurity consulting company, Fortalice Solutions, LLC and co-founder of Dark3, a cybersecurity product company, she remains the expert that organizations call for discretion, proactive solutions and incident response/crisis management.

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