Managing Shadow Code & the Blind Side in 3rd Party Risk – Stephen Ward – PSW #733

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Stephen Ward
CMO at Source Defense

Stephen Ward is CMO at Source Defense – the pioneer in client-side security. He has been with the firm since late 2021 and is responsible for all aspects of go to market. Stephen is a serial cyber security entrepreneur with a 25-year long career in Marketing. In his career, he has been fortunate enough to work for some of the most innovative, category creating companies in our space. He helped bring forensics to the forefront in his time at NetWitness, helped drive change in endpoint security while at Invincea, brought threat intelligence to the mainstream while at iSight Partners, drove real change in OT/ICS security while at Claroty, helped create the cyber risk quantification market while at RiskLens and through his work with the FAIR Institute. Don’t hold his title against him – he’s more than a Marketing person – he’s been dedicated to driving better outcomes for the good guys in cyber security for the majority of his career.


Principal Security Evangelist at Eclypsium
Founder at Guardedrisk