Governance & Risk Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

The Impact of Trump Administration on Cybersecurity

Chris Pierson of Viewpost on Outlook for 2017

Chris Pierson of Viewpost offers an assessment of the impact the Trump administration could have on cybersecurity in the government and private sectors and sizes up the role of emerging technologies.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2017, Pierson discusses:

  • The future of cyber threat information sharing;
  • The need for quick action to protect critical infrastructure;
  • The important roles that deception technologies and behavioral analytics can play in bolstering cybersecurity.

In addition to serving as executive vice president, general counsel and CISO for Viewpost, a payments and invoicing provider, Pierson serves on the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee. Before joining Viewpost, Pierson was the first chief privacy officer for the Royal Bank of Scotland's U.S. banking operations. He also formerly served as a corporate attorney at the law firm Lewis and Roca, where he established the firm's cybersecurity practice.

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About the Author

Tracy Kitten

Tracy Kitten

Former Director of Global Events Content and Executive Editor, BankInfoSecurity & CUInfoSecurity

Kitten was director of global events content and an executive editor at ISMG. A veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience, she covered the financial sector for over 10 years. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2010, she covered the financial self-service industry as the senior editor of ATMmarketplace, part of Networld Media. Kitten has been a regular speaker at domestic and international conferences, and was the keynote at ATMIA's U.S. and Canadian conferences in 2009. She has been quoted by, ABC News, and MSN Money.

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