Emotional Intelligence for Cyber Leaders – James Doggett, Jessica Hoffman, Sivan Tehila – BSW #352

Full Audio

View Show Index


1. Emotional Intelligence for Cyber Leaders – Jessica Hoffman – BSW #352



Jessica Hoffman
Deputy CISO at City of Philadelphia

Jessica Hoffman is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) with over 15 years of information technology and cybersecurity experience in both the government and private sectors. The majority of those years have been in Audit and Compliance. Jessica has dedicated her career to the safety, privacy of millions of Americans’ Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Protected Healthcare Information (PHI), and Federal Tax Information (FTI). She also is a Professor at Harrisburg University and The Pennsylvania State University.

Jessica received her BS in Computer Information Systems (CIS) and MS in Instructional Technology from the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of various organizations promoting mentorship and DEI within cybersecurity and also is a national speaker. Serving currently as the Deputy CISO for the City of Philadelphia and she enjoys long walks on the beach.


Chief Product Officer at CyberSaint
Independent Consultant & CISO
Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies

2. Harnessing the Power of Data and AI & The Evolving Role of the CISO – James Doggett, Sivan Tehila – BSW #352

Sponsored By



James Doggett
CISO at Semperis

Jim is a veteran in information security and risk. The Ernst & Young retired partner helped build the company’s cybersecurity practice. He was CTRO at AIG, served as CSO and CTRO at Kaiser Permanente, and was JP Morgan Chase’s global leader of Information Risk and Resiliency, Treasury and Security Services.

Sivan Tehila
CEO and Founder at Onyxia Cyber

Sivan Tehila, CEO & Founder of Onyxia Cyber, is a cybersecurity expert and entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience. Sivan started her career serving in Israel’s Intelligence Corps, initially as an Intelligence Officer, then CISO of the Research and Analysis Division, before becoming Head of the Information Security Department. Subsequently, Sivan consulted on cybersecurity for Israel’s critical infrastructures and defense industries, and later became Director of Solution Architecture for Perimeter 81.

Sivan is also the Program Director for the Masters in Cybersecurity program at NY’s Katz School of Science and Health, Yeshiva University. The course was ranked second in the US by Fortune magazine. An advocate of women in cybersecurity, she founded Cyber Ladies NYC and developed a unique cybersecurity program for Manhattan High School for Girls. Sivan has been recognized by SC Magazine as a ‘Woman to Watch’ and hailed as one of ‘25 Influential Women in IT Security’.


Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative
Brainstem Hacker and InfoSec Enthusiast at Redacted