CSP #91 – Cybersecurity Leadership Through Adversity – Marc Varner
As vice president, chief information security officer, Marc Varner is responsible for the global security strategy and program, ensuring all Lowe’s information assets and technologies are properly protected. He collaborates with senior technology and business leaders to implement the best security practices to protect and serve our customers and overall business. He joined Lowe’s in 2021.
Marc has over 25 years of experience in technology and has expertise in global cybersecurity strategy, security architecture and process, information security governance and controls and regulatory compliance. Prior to Lowe’s, he served as vice president and global chief information security officer at Yum! Brands, where he was responsible for global cybersecurity and strategic cybersecurity planning. He previously served as vice president and global chief information security officer at McDonald’s.
Marc is on the advisory board of a number of leading cybersecurity companies and serves as a global chair for the Cyber Security Collaborative, which he co-founded in 2012.