Former Intel Security Chief and Cybersecurity Expert

New York, NY, October 10, 2019 -- CyberRisk Alliance (“CRA”), a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, today announced the appointment of cybersecurity expert Malcolm Harkins to its board of directors. Harkins brings a depth of experience, a broad network, and an acute understanding of the challenges CISOs face as they work to articulate the value and importance of cybersecurity programs.

A respected speaker, author and award winner, Harkins is a sought-after advisor and executive coach to CISOs in a wide variety of information risk roles. He has been recognized by numerous cybersecurity organizations, including being named one of the Premier Information Technology Leaders for 2012 by Computerworld. He was also recognized by the RSA Conference in 2010 with the Excellence in the Field of Security award. Harkins is a Fellow with the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a non-partisan think-tank providing advice on cybersecurity to the House, Senate, and a variety of federal agencies. An avid contributor to the cybersecurity community, Harkins has authored numerous white papers and has published a book, Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable®.  He has held Chief Security roles at Cylance, Intel, and more recently joined Cymatic. Harkins has also testified before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on the “Promises and Perils of Emerging Technology for Cybersecurity.”  He also testified at the Federal Trade Commission hearings on data security in December 2018.

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