NextGen Security Tooling: Investments in Intelligence – Mike Coogan – CSP #142

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Michael Coogan
Multi-Industry CISO

Mike Coogan has been in the cyber security space as both a leader and as a practitioner for over 25 years, most recently as Senior Director of Information Security for Waste Management Inc., North America’s leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. Mike was with Waste Management from 2012 to 2023, bringing over 20 years of broad experience to drive all aspects of the information security program. In this role, he had international responsibility for security strategy, architecture, policy and standards, awareness, GRC, compliance and all of the underlying IT systems such as identity management, information protection, and threat management. Mike has also done cyber security for Allstate Insurance Company and the University of California. Mike currently consults with CIOs throughout the country on technology strategy and new platform adoption.

Mike has earned a Master’s of Science degree from the University of California at Irvine, and an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is certified as a CISSP and a CISM.


Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative

Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.