Please join the Wharton Club of Chicago for Insights into Today's Cyber Threats and Highly Effective Defense Tactics
Cyber Threats facing high net worth individuals are growing in both volume and sophistication. By breaking down cyber threat motives, capabilities, and victim vulnerabilities, potential targets of these attackers can decrease the likelihood of success of these attacks. Please join the Chicago Wharton Club of Chicago as we speak to Brian Olson, head of Northern Trust Corporation’s Cyber Coordination Center to discuss the different classes of cyber threats most observed against its clients base and what you can do to protect yourself.
VP, Manager, Northern Trust Cyber Coordination Center
Brian Olson currently serves as the manager of the Northern Trust Cyber Coordination Center. He is responsible for managing security incident detection and response services for one of the world’s premier financial institutions. Brian has over 10 years of experience in information security operations in both the defense and financial sectors. He served as the first Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Zurich Insurance Group, a Global Fortune 200 Company, where he established a global threat intelligence program. Prior to Zurich, he served as the first Deputy Executive Director (Plans and Policy) for United States Cyber Command, a four-star military command responsible for the operations and defense of the Department of Defense networks. He directly participated in the development of national cyber defense policy, including direct support to the Joint Staff, National Security Agency, Defense Science Board, and the White House’s National Security Staff.
Brian served in a number of positions while a commissioned officer in the United States Army, primarily focused on communications and intelligence. His service culminated as Commander of the US Army’s first Dynamic Cyber Defense Company, a strategic effort to reorganize the Army’s cyber defense capabilities. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and the Iraq Campaign Medal (3 campaign stars).
Brian is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY where he earned a degree in computer science. He resides in St. Charles, IL with this wife, son, and daughter.
DATE: Thursday, November 16, 2017
TIME: 5:30 pm Reception with drinks and light refreshments
6:00 pm Presentation
LOCATION: Northern Trust Corporation, Global Conference Center - Miami Room, 50 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60603
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