2023 NFL Superbowl: Year-Long Cybersecurity Preparation – Tomás Maldonado – CSP #108
With over 112 million viewers tuning into the Superbowl in 2022, it is arguably the most watched televised event in the USA, with many fans globally. Whether watching for the NFL game of the year, the Superbowl Ads, or the incredible half-time shows, one can appreciate the complexity in managing security and cybersecurity for this large event. Join us, as we the CISO for the NFL discusses the complexity of ensuring an event like this, and efforts to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability for the millions of end users, expecting the see the game of the year. This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!
Tomás Maldonado is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the National Football League (NFL). He is globally responsible for leading the information security program for the League and its entities. Maldonado has over 23 years of experience in this area, having led global information security teams and programs at several large international organizations.
Prior to Joining the NFL, Maldonado was the CISO at International Flavors & Fragrances where he was globally responsible for establishing and leading the Cybersecurity & Technology Risk Management business unit.
Maldonado was also an executive director and CISO for the corporate sector of JPMorgan Chase, where he established and shaped the future direction of the security program and focus for the line of business. He was also a VP of technology risk management at Goldman Sachs where he worked on several key initiatives namely creating and leading the data loss protection program. He had additional opportunities at Schroders where he was the network security officer, Ernst & Young and Bloomberg LP.
Maldonado serves as an advisory board member to several innovative companies. He has several industry recognizable certifications: he is a CISSP, a CISM, a CDPSE, and a CRISC. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Fordham University.
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.