Zachary Tudor, CISSP (U.S.)
Zachary (Zach) is the Associate Laboratory Director of Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL) National and Homeland Security’s (N&HS) organization. It’s a major center for national security technology development and demonstration, employing 550 scientists and engineers across $300M in programs for the:
- Department of Defense (DOD)
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- The Intelligence Community
- Safeguarding and securing vulnerable nuclear material
- Enhancing the overall security and resilience of the nation’s infrastructure
- Providing protective system solutions and heavy manufacturing of armor for national defense
Past positions include Program Director in the Computer Science Laboratory at SRI International, support to the Control Systems Security Program (CSSP) and the ICS-CERT at DHS, on-site deputy, program manager for the NRO’s world-wide operational network, information security manager for OSD CIO’s Enterprise Operations Support Team and security management support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Zach holds an M.S. in Information Systems from George Mason University concentrating in cyber security.
Lori Ross O’Neil, CISSP (U.S.)
Lori is a Cyber Security Project Manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. In her current role with PNNL, Lori manages multimillion-dollar energy cybersecurity research projects where her teams work in partnership with government agencies and industry to perform research and development to deliver "first of a kind" solutions in the mission to protect the United States national critical infrastructure.
She has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and information technology, the last 10 years of which has focused on operational security of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) with a focus on the U.S. energy sector. She previously held various technical positions with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), focused on orbital vehicle missions and the manufacture of the last U.S. Space Shuttle.
Yiannis Pavlosoglou, CISSP (Greece)
Yiannis Pavlosoglou is a knowledgeable principal in information security management with proven history in the financial services industry. Yiannis has practiced Operational Resilience, NIST, CERT RMM, Ethical Hacking, Coding, and Process Excellence. He is a strong professional in governance with experience of providing quarterly updates to U.K. boards and regulators.
David Melnick, CISSP (U.S.)
(ISC)² Board Nominations Committee Chair
David Melnick, Vice President Web Isolation at Proofpoint and previous founder and CEO of WebLife, has almost 25 years of experience in technology and security. David has worked extensively with both U.S. and global companies advising them on setting strategy, developing risk-based priorities, and operationalizing effective governance of highly sensitive and regulated data. David’s experience includes implementing security technology and addressing privacy regulatory requirements including Global, U.S. Federal and U.S. State privacy requirements.
David has authored several books through McGraw Hill Publishing and Macmillan Publishing including PDA Security: Incorporating Handhelds into your Enterprise. Currently his books have been translated into four languages including Japanese, Chinese and Italian. David is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E CIPP/US), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Arthur R. Friedman, CISSP (U.S.)
Arthur Friedman has 40 years of diversified technical, national policy, management and teaching experience in the cybersecurity field. He currently supports the Committee on National Security Systems and the National Security Council as a senior Cybersecurity Strategist. He has held various technical and management positions at the National Security Agency supporting the computer network defense mission.
Arthur also worked in the private sector for The MITRE Corporation and Booz Allen and Hamilton as a systems security engineer. Additionally, he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and currently services on the (ISC)² Board of Directors as the Treasurer, and previously served on both the (ISC)² Government Advisory Council and a judge for the Information Security Leadership Awards® - U.S. Government for 13 years.
Arthur is an adjunct faculty member teaching Network Security and Cybersecurity classes for Towson University. He has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Hofstra University and graduate degrees in Business Administration from Boston University and National Security Policy from the United States Army War College.
He retired from the U.S. Army Reserves as a Colonel with his last assignment with the United States Strategic Command responsible for planning and executing non-kinetic/cyber operations at the strategic level.
Arthur lives in Maryland and spends his free time sailing on the Chesapeake Bay with his wife.
Gabriel Bergel, CISSP (Chile)
(ISC)² Board Awards Committee Chair
Gabriel Bergel currently holds several positions within the field of cybersecurity, including Chief Security Ambassador of ElevenPaths (Telefonica) for Chile & Brazil, Director of Public Policies at Whilolab and Cofounder and Organizer of 8.8 Computer Security Conference. He also serves as Coordinator of the Industrial Cybersecurity Center (CCI), Professor of the Master in Cybersecurity of the Adolfo Ibáñez University and Host of the #8punto8 radio program of www.radiodemente.cl (first radio program of Cybersecurity in Chile).
Gabriel has a master’s degree in cybersecurity from IMF Business School and Camilo José Cela University in Spain. He has more than 16 years of experience in a variety of areas of cybersecurity, working as a consultant, project manager, security engineer, CISO and others. He regularly presents in courses, conferences, workshops and forums around the world.
SC Leung, CISSP (Hong Kong)
(ISC)² Board By-Laws Committee Chair
SC Leung is currently the Centre Manager of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT). He has more than 25 years of working experience serving banking, Internet solution provider, telecommunication and consultancy industries.
SC was a member of the Asia-Pacific Advisory Council of (ISC)². He was the Founding Chairperson of the Professional Information Security Association which subsequently hosts the (ISC)² Hong Kong Chapter.
SC Leung holds information security designations CISSP, CCSP, CISA and CBCP. He received the (ISC)² President Award in 2013 and was an Honoree of the Asia Pacific Information Security Leader Achievement Award, by (ISC)² in 2007.
Aloysius Cheang, CISSP (United Arab Emirates)
Aloysius Cheang is a senior corporate executive with extensive experience running global businesses. In his line of work, he has built and led large multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team spread across five continents and four major time zones in highly heterogeneous and demanding environments.
Along with serving on the (ISC)² Board, Aloysius serves as a Board Director and EVP APAC for U.K.-based cyber leadership think tank, the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + International Studies. He is also a Director with AC3Labs in Singapore and co-founder of Taiwan-based IoT and blockchain security startups, iSyncGroup Inc and Doqubiz Inc. Aloysius was most recently co-founder and managing director for Cloud Security Alliance APAC.
As a globally recognized cybersecurity expert, Aloysius's professional perspective is highly valued by major media such as the BBC, Times, Wall Street Journal, Xinhua News, SCMP, The Hindu, China Times, Straits Times and CNA.
Eiji Kuwana, CISSP (Japan)
Dr. Eiji Kuwana, CISSP is the senior executive vice president, CISO and CDO of NTT TechnoCross Corporation of the NTT Group, a global leader in information and communications technology. He is also a member of expert panel for Science and Technology Policy, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office of Japan from 2017.
Eiji has engaged the NTT research and development efforts for cloud and cybersecurity technologies over the years. He also led a number of large-scale IT system development projects at NTT Group.
Eiji has published more than 40 scholarly works on the subjects of computer networks, software engineering and multimedia technologies. He also served as a technical program committee member for conferences produced by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Information Processing Society of Japan.
Eiji received his B.E. and M.E. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo in 1982 and 1984, respectively. Also, he earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Tsukuba in 2000. He was a visiting research scientist at the University of Michigan from 1991 to 1992.
Samara Moore, CISSP (U.S.)
Samara Moore is a Senior Manager and Global Energy Specialist at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Samara leads the security assurance program for global regulated industries and the U.S. public sector. As a thought leader and seasoned cybersecurity practitioner, she has focused her career on implementing and sustaining programs to effectively manage cyber risks and align security measures with business and IT strategies.
Prior to joining AWS, Samara managed enterprise security programs for regulated and non-regulated environments for a major energy provider. She also managed security programs within the federal government for more than 10 years, including as a Director of Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity for the WH National Security Council and Sr. Cybersecurity Advisor at the Energy Department. Samara has worked in security consulting, operations and policy, and led development of frameworks such as the Electricity Sector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model and supported development of the NIST Cyber Security Framework. She also serves as an advisor/board member for several nonprofit cybersecurity organizations.
Samara has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech and graduate degree in Engineering Management and System Engineering (Information Security Management) from George Washington University.
Jill Slay, CISSP (Australia)
Jill Slay is the University of South Australia SmartSat Professorial Chair in Cybersecurity and leads the Cybersecurity and Resilience Theme of the Australian SmartSat Co-operative Research Centre. She has an international research reputation in cybersecurity (particularly digital forensics, cyber intelligence and cyberwarfare).
From 2017-2019, Jill was Director of Cyber Resilience Initiatives for the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and led ACS work on the development of Professional Standards in Cyber Security for the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. She has published more than 140 outputs and supervised more than 20 Ph.Ds in information assurance, critical infrastructure protection, security and forensic computing and more recently in LEO satellite cybersecurity. Her current research foci include Satellite Cyber Security and Cyber Dependency and Resilience of Critical Infrastructure. She is a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), Fellow of the Australian Computer Society and a Fellow of (ISC)², for all for her service in information security.
Lisa Young, CISSP (U.S.)
Lisa Young is a cybersecurity executive and trusted advisor to public and private sector organizations in the areas of integrated risk management, operational resilience, quantitative risk analysis, boards of directors’ cyber risk reporting, and security metrics development. She is a prominent cybersecurity veteran, having worked in government, military, industry, research, and academia. Lisa is currently employed as Vice President of Cyber Risk at Axio Global, Inc., an integrated risk management SaaS platform provider. She holds a Master of Public Policy with a cybersecurity concentration and a B.A. in Business Administration.