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Chief Security & Trust Officer
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Malcolm Harkins is the chief security and trust officer for Cymatic. He is responsible for enabling business growth through trusted infrastructure, systems, and business processes, including all aspects of information risk and security, as well as security and privacy policy. He is also responsible for peer outreach activities to drive improvement across the world in the understanding of cyber risks and best practices to manage and mitigate those risks. His key areas of focus include the ethics around technology risk, social responsibility, total cost of controls, and driving more industry accountability. He is also an independent board member and advisor to organizations. He is also an executive coach to CISOs and others in a wide variety of information risk roles.


Previously Malcolm was the chief security and trust officer at Cylance and chief security and privacy officer at Intel Corporation.

Articles by Malcolm Harkins
posted in June 2015
44% of Security Threats Start in the Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/19/2020
Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data
Nick Selby, Chief Security Officer at Paxos Trust Company,  2/19/2020
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