Advisors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Katz, President, Security Risk Solutions

For over thirty-five years, Steve has been directly involved in establishing, building and directing Information Security and Privacy functions. He is the founder and President of Security Risk Solutions, LLC an information security company providing consulting and advisory services to major, mid-size, startup and venture capital companies. Steve is an Executive Advisor to Deloitte, is on the Advisory Boards for, Agari. Veriphyr, Glasswall, Vaultive, and ForcePoint.  Steve served as a member of the (ISC)² Americas Advisory Board for Information Systems Security and has been an advisor to the executive committee of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC).

Steve organized and managed the Information Security Program at JP Morgan for ten years.  In 1995, he joined Citicorp/Citigroup after the Russian hacking incident. At Citi, Steve was the industry's first Chief Information Security Officer.  He spent the next six years directing Citigroup’s global Corporate Information Security Office.  Steve then joined Merrill Lynch as their Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, where he organized and instituted the company-wide privacy and security program.  Recently Steve served as the interim CISO and Advisor to the Head of Technology Risk at Kaiser Permanente. He is also a mentor and coach to a number of CISOs in Fortune 50 companies.

Steve has testified before Congress on numerous information security issues and was appointed as the first Financial Services Sector Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Protection by the Secretary of the Treasury.  He was also the first Chairman of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS/ISAC) and is an Advisor to the National Health Sharing and Analysis Center (NH/ISAC) Board of Directors.       

 

Lamont Orange, Chief Information Security Officer, Netskope

Lamont Orange has more than 20 years of experience in the information security industry, having previously served as vice president of enterprise security for Charter Communications (now Spectrum) and as senior manager for the security and technology services practice at Ernst & Young. Prior to joining Netskope, Orange was CISO for Vista Equity Partners/Vista Consulting Group. He was responsible for managing the cybersecurity programs and development of cybersecurity talent within the Vista portfolio, which included more than 50 companies. Prior to Vista, Lamont was Information Security Officer for Websense. In that role, he was responsible for developing, maintaining and socializing the company’s internal security program.  He was also responsible for working with current and potential customers demonstrating security of the solutions and the connection to the overall security ecosystem. Orange is also an Adjunct Professor at Washington University Saint Louis, Masters of Cybersecurity Program and a member of University of Missouri Science and Technology Board of Trustee.      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron Pritz, President of AP&A

Aaron is a former Eli Lilly Senior Leader with over 20 years of experience focused on information security, privacy and risk management. He now leads a boutique cyber security, privacy, and risk management consulting practice (Aaron Pritz & Associates - aaronpritz.com) where he helps companies better address risk, optimize their focus, and enhance their maturity. Aaron is a creative thinking strategist that has the ability to bring strategies to life through countless examples of successful execution. He effectively bridges Six Sigma, Information Security, Audit, Privacy, and IT experience to provide comprehensive solutions to the toughest problems.  He is an active industry influencer and speaker on the topics of business driven risk management, insider theft, and cyber security in healthcare. He created a global insider threat and employee engagement program after a public insider threat event occurrence affecting intellectual property within the Pharma industry.