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President & CEO, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and CEO, Soltra
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Bill Nelson is the President and CEO of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and President of Soltra, the security automation joint venture with DTCC. FS-ISAC is a non-profit association dedicated to protecting the global financial services industry from physical and cyber attacks. It includes 5500 members from banks, credit unions, securities firms and insurance companies. Bill was named the fifth most influential person in the field of financial-iInformation security by the publication Bank Info Security and he also received the prestigious RSA Award for Excellence in Information Security. Before joining FS-ISAC, Nelson was the Executive Vice President of NACHA, The Electronic Payments Association where he oversaw the development of the ACH Network into one of the largest electronic payment systems in the world, processing nearly 14 billion payments by the time he transitioned d to FS-ISAC.

Articles by Bill Nelson
5 Reasons the Cybersecurity Labor Shortfall Won't End Soon
Steve Morgan, Founder & CEO, Cybersecurity Ventures,  12/11/2017
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