Matt is one of the Founding Partners of Bridge Security Advisors (BSA). For more than 20 years, he has produced multimillion-dollar revenues and double-digit YOY profitability gains. As such, he understands how integral the delivery of NexGen security, Cloud, and Identity and Access Management (IAM) infrastructure coupled with solid balance sheets are to the recruitment and retention of top industry talent. Matt provides security advisory services and serves as a fractional Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for BSA clients.
Consulting Magazine recognised Matt as their “2018 Global Consultant of the Year” for Leadership and Innovation Excellence.
CISSP, CISA, CISM, and CRISC certified, Gerard is Bridge Security Advisors’ (BSA’s) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Managing Partner for Advisory Delivery Services. He believes operational success depends on a frictionless experience at the intersection of information security, identity, and risk. Gerard has built and led security advisory practices for Fortune 50 and Fortune 250 firms, and his expertise includes leading remediation efforts for several of the world’s largest data breaches. He has been recognized with multiple awards for technical and sales leadership and excellence in mentoring.
An industry-recognized cybersecurity expert and keynote speaker with unparalleled knowledge, Paul regularly provides expert testimony to the United States DOJ, DEA, and HHS, in the EU and to organizations such as the Markle Foundation. A passionate evangelist for the competitive advantages offered by NIST standards-based Zero Trust Architecture as part of a comprehensive risk management strategy, Paul is the ideal C-Suite and Board-level advisor, and ‘in-the-trenches’ partner for helping organizations monetize their investments in disruptive technologies while simultaneously creating an extraordinary customer experience (CX).
A key contributor to establishing security frameworks of ISC, ISACA, ISO, and NIST, Bill serves as a Member of Bridge Security Advisors’ (BSA) Board, Principal Security Consultant, and virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) for BSA clients.
Bill has over 30 years of experience in security management and investigations, along with risk, privacy, compliance, and IT auditing. Since joining BSA in 2020, he has served global Fortune 100 companies and mid-sized cities in adopting NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), designed and delivered assessments for SCADA/ICS manufacturing and distribution security, and led remediation planning efforts for security and W3C accessibility guidelines for WCAG and ADA compliance subsequently providing legal defensibility and reducing risk by 90%.
Bill is a subject matter expert for Security and Wireless Assessment for CompTIA, an ISACA Expert Reviewer for Cloud Management, Active Directory, and Apache Web Services, and retired Special Agent with the US Air Force Officer of Special Investigation
Cyber Security expert with over 30 years of experience, Jahan’s knowledge spans from security policy, governance and assessment to standards and protocols, architecture, design, implementation and deployment. Jahan is a former member of the OASIS Security Services Technical Committee and a contributor to the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). Additionally, he is the co-holder of twelve patents in the field of information security.
After graduating from one of the first Computer Security degree programs, Nolan has spent his entire career engaged in all facets of Information Security. Nolan has built and worked within IT for nearly 15 years, beginning his career developing policies for a top healthcare company.
Dale brings over 25 years experience on both the business and technology side of Risk Management, Identity Management, Information Security and Privacy. Dale has both a CISSP and CISM certifications in good standing.
With more than 2 decades of experience in traditional and agile program delivery, business analysis, business development, and thought leadership for global identity initiatives Peter co-founded PSG Solutions in 2015; a full-service delivery and development consultancy in the identity space. Prior to PSG, Peter was the Senior Identity Strategist at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, at San Diego.
Chris Foster is penetration tester with over 22 years of experience as an IT security professional covering diverse platforms and organizational security issues. He possesses a wide range of skills and experiences that enable him to perform in multiple roles.
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Drew is Head of North American Cyber Center of Excellence (CoE). He has 20+ years of IT and Cyber experience and 10+ years of Executive Leadership experience. Drew has built and led NA Capgemini Cyber Security Practice and has also led Global Security Strike Force at Verizon.
While being founder and CEO of Sayida Group LLC, Cyrus is a board member and operations consultant for 2 international companies. He is also former executive VP for Sundial Brands/Unilever and has remained Head of System Integration at Verizon Business Consulting for over 9 years.