Enabling a Secure Digital Industrial Business
As business operates in an increasingly digital world, cybersecurity is no longer just about defense. To seize the opportunities of this evolving digital landscape, the cybersecurity leader must become a core architect of the business strategy. At GE Aviation, Deneen DeFiore is charting a course that connects the dots between her organization’s security posture and its fundamental business goals. This digital business model is enabling GE to flourish in new markets, all while keeping its most precious asset – its data – secure. Learn from DeFiore about how her role is enabling new business outcomes at GE.
About Our Speaker
Deneen DeFiore - SVP, Chief Technology Officer for GE Digital and Chief Information Security Officer for GE Aviation
Deneen currently serves in a dual role as the Chief Technology Officer for GE Digital as well as the Chief Information Security Officer for GE Aviation in Cincinnati, Ohio.
She is responsible for leading GE’s overall approach to implementing secure & compliant technology platform solutions and services enabling the digital industrial.
She also has responsibility for securing GE Aviation's information and assets, and ensuring ongoing compliance to global regulatory and contractual requirements. She has developed advanced capabilities in IT Security Operations, Cyber Intelligence, Threat Management, IP Protection, Data Loss Prevention & Regulatory Tech Risk Management.
Deneen began her GE career in 2001 with and held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility in GE Aviation, GE Energy and GE Corporate. Most recently she served as the, Executive Leader for GE’s Information Security Technology Center in Glen Allen, VA, where she started and built GE’s innovative technology center housing the company’s largest concentration of IT Risk professionals focusing on IT security management strategies to prevent, detect, and remediate risks to GE’s data, assets and intellectual property.
Deneen earned her bachelor’s degree from Kent State University. She is passionate about diversity in the tech industry and promoting STEM education.
Follow her on Twitter @deneendefiore
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