Howard Israel has been practicing Information Security continuously for 39 years. He is currently a V-CISO in Mandiant, the consulting division of FireEye, Inc., where most recently he consulted to a major financial institution in Latin America and a large enterprise organization that supports 300K endpoints and 10K servers. Previously he was the Regional Head of Information Security at Fidessa corp., a Cloud-based solution for 26,000 professional traders at hundreds of broker-dealers globally and processes over $20 Trillion in trades annually.
His work experience includes NSA and AT&T Bells Labs. He has also published a number of cybersecurity technical papers, delivered webinars, and speaks at security & privacy conferences. He holds a BS in Business Administration & Computer Science from The University of Albany and MS in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.