George Finney

George Finney

Southern Methodist University
Chief Security Officer

George Finney is a CISO, Author, and Founder of that believes that people are the key to solving our cybersecurity challenges. George is the bestselling author of several cybersecurity books, including Project Zero Trust and the Book of the Year Award winning, Well Aware: Master the Nine Cybersecurity Habits to Protect Your Future. George is the recipient of the 2024 Baldridge Award for Cybersecurity Leadership and was recognized in 2023 as one of the top 100 CISOs in the world and has worked in Cybersecurity for over 20 years helping startups, global corporations, and nonprofits improve their security posture.