We look forward to the unique perspective Mr. Chertoff will provide regarding the growth of cyber security within the government and corporate environments."
New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2017
The Honorable Michael Chertoff, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary and Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Chertoff Group, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2017 Cyber Investing Summit Tuesday, May 23rd at the New York Stock Exchange.
The Cyber Investing Summit is an all-day conference focused on the investment opportunities and strategies in the cyber security industry. Panels will be offered throughout the day highlighting publicly traded firms and privately owned entities. Speakers include prominent cyber security professionals, venture capitalists, private equity managers, chief information security officers, technology analysts, and government experts.
As Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009 under President George W. Bush, Mr. Chertoff spearheaded a national cyber security strategy, developed and implemented border security and immigration policy, and promoted homeland security regulations. He also transformed FEMA into an effective organization following Hurricane Katrina.
At the Chertoff Group, Mr. Chertoff provides high-level strategic counsel to corporate and government leaders on a broad range of security issues, from risk identification and prevention to preparedness, response and recovery.
“Michael Chertoff’s vast national experience along with his current role advising companies and government officials on cyber security risk management makes him an excellent fit to deliver the Cyber Investing Summit keynote address,” said Cyber Investing Summit Co-Founder Lindsey Lachman. “We look forward to the unique perspective Mr. Chertoff will provide regarding the growth of cyber security within the government and corporate environments.”
Before heading up the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Chertoff served as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Prior to that, Mr. Chertoff served as a federal prosecutor investigating and prosecuting cases of political corruption, organized crime, corporate fraud and terrorism.
Mr. Chertoff is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. From 1979 to 1980 he served as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, Jr. In addition to his role at The Chertoff Group, Mr. Chertoff is also senior of counsel at Covington & Burling LLP, and a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group.
About the Cyber Investing Summit
The Cyber Investing Summit is an all-day conference focusing on the financial opportunities and trends in the rapidly growing cyber security industry. Panels will explore investment strategies, market forecasts, merger and acquisition potential, fallout from high profile security breaches, expectations for new presidential cyber security policies, seeding for startups, and more. Immediately following the panels, a cocktail reception will be held on the floor of the iconic New York Stock Exchange.
Additional information regarding the Cyber Investing Summit can be found at http://www.cyberinvestingsummit.com.
About the Chertoff Group
The Chertoff Group is a premier global advisory firm focused on security and risk management. The Chertoff Group helps clients grow and secure their enterprise through risk management, business strategy, and merchant banking advisory services. The Chertoff Group, and its investment banking subsidiary Chertoff Capital, have advised on multiple M&A transactions totaling nearly $7 billion in deal value. Headquartered in Washington D.C., the Firm maintains offices in Menlo Park and New York.
For more information about The Chertoff Group, visit http://www.chertoffgroup.com.