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Chief Information Security Officer, Cylance Inc.
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Malcolm Harkins is the global Chief Information Security officer (CISO) at Cylance Inc. He is responsible for all aspects of the company's information risk and security, public policy and for outreach to help improvement understanding of cyber risks and best practices for managing and mitigating them. Malcolm joined Cylance following 23 years with Intel, where he most recently served as a vice president and its first Chief Security & Privacy officer (CSPO). In that role Malcolm was responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security, and other related compliance for Intel along with all of its products and services.

Malcolm was a contributing author to IT Privacy, a Handbook for Technologists, published by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (2014). In 2012 he published his first book, Managing Risk and Information Security, Protect to Enable. He regularly speaks at leading cybersecurity events and writes articles and white papers.

Articles by Malcolm Harkins
Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
Bug Hunting Paves Path to Infosec Careers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
'PowerSnitch' Hacks Androids via Power Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/8/2018
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