ESW #290 – Will Lin, James Norrie
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Will is a member of the ForgePoint founding team and has been involved in every aspect of the firm’s evolution. Since ForgePoint Capital’s founding in 2015, Will has risen from Vice President to Managing Director in five years—a meteoric career advancement. As Managing Director, he is a senior member of the team responsible for leading investments, growing the members of the investment team, expanding the trusted network of industry relationships and supporting fundraising efforts. He started his career at Citi’s Investment Banking Group and subsequently joined Trident Capital where he supported investments in cybersecurity and infrastructure software. Will currently serves on the boards of Attivo Networks, Bishop Fox, Concourse Labs, LoginRadius, Remediant, Symmetry Systems, Uptycs and an unannounced company.
2. A Human Defense Platform: Fortifying Your Last Mile of Cybersecurity Defenses – James Norrie – ESW #290
Dr. James Norrie is a tenured Professor of Strategy, Cybersecurity and Law, and former Dean of the Graham School of Business, at York College of Pennsylvania. He has terminal degrees in business and law, and graduate degress in education, psychology, engineering and cybersecurity. He is the author of six books, multiple book chapters and hundreds of journal articles and national op-ed’s. He is a sought-after expert consultant, frequent media commentator with an international reputation in his field.
His published areas of research delve into the intersection of psychology and technology and the friction this creates, particularly as cybercrime has become a ferocious global problem. In addition to his academic role, he is the Founder and CEO of CyberconIQ. This innovative, VC-backed firm is committed to changing the global cybersecurity conversation from fear to hope offering patented and proprietary solutions that enable individual employees to become measurably safer online and reduce the risk of a human factors breach. He conducts, presents and publishes industry-related research and consults globally to prominent companies in financial services, technology, healthcare and retail concerning cybersecurity, information privacy and security, and economic crime detection and prevention methods. He lives in York, PA.